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March 6, 2006
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Israel’s interim prime minister slammed criticism from Arab lawmakers following an attack on a Nazareth church. Crowds rioted after a Jewish man, his Christian wife and their daughter set off firecrackers in the Basilica of the Annunciation on Friday to protest their treatment by Israeli social service providers. At a Sunday government meeting. Ehud Olmert accused Arab legislators of “an attempt to achieve political ground by this incident,” and urged calm.

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