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In Israel, Arab village Builds Mosque With Chechen Help

In a Holy Land rich with religious sites, the new Abu Ghosh mosque is rare - as is the hilly village from which it rises.         Bankrolled largely by Chechnya and named after its former leader Akhmad Kadyrov, who was slain by Islamist militants in 2004, the glimmering shrine tells of this small Israeli Arab community's historical ties to the restive Russian province. Abu Ghosh residents say their forbears were Chechens who came five centuries ago to...

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