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  7/27/2014, Tammuz 29, 5774

Paris: 70 Arrested at Banned Pro-Palestinian Arab Protest

French police arrested 70 people at a banned pro-Palestinian Arab protest in central Paris on Saturday that degenerated into clashes between demonstrators and armor-clad riot squads, AFP reports.

The rally had drawn 4,000 people to the capital's Place de la Republique, the interior ministry said, while organizers put the turnout at 10,000.