Israeli police take position during clashes with local Arabs after a provocative march of flags by right-wing Israelis descended into violence, on March 24, 2009 in Umm al-Fahm in northern Israel. More than 2,500 police officers were deployed in and around Israel's largest Arab city ahead of the rally, for which the far-rightists had received High Court approval. By Uriel Sinai/Getty Images.

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