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Mourning Arabs Fly Palestinian Flags as Israel Marks Independence Day

Waving Palestinian flags and wearing T-shirts proclaiming Jerusalem to be "the eternal capital of Palestine," thousands of Israel's Arab minority turned out Thursday for a rally to commemorate a war lost 70 years ago. In a field south of Haifa, near an Arab village that was depopulated and abandoned in 1948, children read the lyrics of nationalist anthems from their iPhones, while their elders sat beneath awnings, listening to dignitaries and musicians. The gathering was...

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