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April 19, 2002
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The British government said it would summon the Saudi ambassador to express displeasure with his poem praising Palestinian suicide bombers. “May God be the witness that you are martyrs,” Ghazi Algosaibi wrote in “The Martyrs,” a poem that praised Ayat Akhras, an 18-year-old Palestinian who blew herself up in a Jerusalem supermarket March 29, killing two Israelis and wounding 25.

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