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Hundreds of Bedouin Arabs and their supporters clashed with Israeli forces on Saturday in protests against a government plan to force 40,000 Bedouins living in the southern Negev region to leave their villages.
Bedouins in the vast Negev Desert face expulsion under a plan to consolidate their communities. They are resisting, but Israel insists the plan is for their benefit.