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    • 27.07.10 | 17:47 (IDT)

    Majalli Wahabi (Hebrew: מגלי והבה‎, Arabic: مجلي وهبه‎, also spelt Majalli Whbee, born 12 February 1954) is an Israeli Druze politician who currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Kadima. He holds the positions of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Speaker of the Knesset, and briefly became Israel's Acting President due to Moshe Katzav's leave of absence and Dalia Itzik's trip abroad in February 2007, making him the first non-Jew to act as Israel's head of state.

    from the article: Settlers block West Bank roads to protest construction freeze
    First published 05:04 27.07.10 | Last updated 05:04 27.07.10
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