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April 14, 2006 12:00 AM

Iran hosts conference to raise money for Palestinian government

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday called Israel an unending and unrestrained threat to the Islamic world and urged regional leaders to support the cash-strapped Palestinian government. Ahmadinejads remarks came at the opening of a two-day conference thats intended to rally support for the Palestinian cause. More than 600 delegates from 50 countries, including representatives from the militant Islamic groups Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Hezbollah, attended the opening ceremony.

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