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January 10, 2002
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Israel decided to halt construction of a mosque next to a major Christian shrine in Nazareth. The mosque would stand next to the Basilica of the Annunciation, built where tradition says the Angel Gabriel foretold the birth of Jesus. The project has caused friction between Christians and Muslims, and the Israeli government has found itself caught in the middle.

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