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Bedouin city of Rahat
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Photo: Gil Yochanan
MK Talab El-Sana
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After 15 years of waiting, first Bedouin town approved

In 1993 Late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin pledged to establish a permanent Bedouin community in southern Israel, now the efforts of two tribes for recognition have finally bore fruit. MK El-Sana: 'What happened here teaches us that political battles are hopeless without public backing'

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