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Charity faces chasm of need on West Bank

Merchants lined the lone pedestrian entrance to Nablus, which is controlled by the Israeli military. Security closures have isolated Nablus. Merchants lined the lone pedestrian entrance to Nablus, which is controlled by the Israeli military. Security closures have isolated Nablus. (Thanassis Cambanis/globe staff)
By Thanassis Cambanis
Globe Staff / June 4, 2007

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NABLUS, West Bank -- Stooped and bald, with a ready smile and sharp eye, Abdul Rahim Hanbali presides over the poor in this city like a character out of Dickens. (Full article: 1495 words)

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