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January 31, 2006
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Settlers squatting in Palestinian-owned market stalls in the West Bank city of Hebron agreed to leave under a compromise deal with Israeli police. Eight families who took up residence in the abandoned stalls next to the Avraham Avinu settlement in Hebron left Monday, saying they had received assurances from Israeli authorities that they could return when Palestinian leases on the land expire.

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