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Submitted by Vijay (United Kingdom), Aug 13, 2006 at 04:30

Shimon Peres, I think in CNN, when asked about his reaction to Nasrallah's call, said that in 1948, it was the Mufti of Jerusalem who asked the Arab residents of Haifa to leave haifa and Israel; and it was the Jewish mayor of Haifa who asked the Arabs not to leave. Those Arabs who left in 1948 never came back.

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