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  10/5/2011, Tishrei 7, 5772

U.S. Condemns Mosque Arson

The United States condemned on Tuesday the arson of the mosque in the Bedouin village of Tuba Zangriya, calling it a “dangerous and provocative act.”

State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said in a statement: “We’re aware that the Israeli government condemned the incident and we support the efforts of the authorities to bring those responsible to justice.”