Middle East Deporting Their Troubles

Their Troubles Amid new violence, the U.S. again rebukes Israel at the U.N.

To find a symbol of resistance to Israel's occupation of Arab lands, one need look no further than the family of Mohammed Hamad. Since he fled Israel during the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948, Hamad, 60, has lived in the Kalandia refugee camp in the West Bank, north of Jerusalem. There he has fathered six of his eight sons. Each has displayed more anti-Israeli fervor than the last, and all but the eldest have served time in prison for offenses against Israeli military rule, which began after the 1967 Six-Day War. Three of Hamad's sons are now in prison, one is...

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