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Security forces in Lod gear up for potential unrest over imam’s arrest

Police and security forces are gearing up for potential unrest in Lod over the detainment of Sheikh Yusuf Albaz, 63, an imam at the city’s Great Mosque, on charges of incitement. The Rishon Lezion Magistrates’ Court ordered Albaz released to house arrest starting tomorrow, but police have appealed the decision. A final ruling on his release is slated for tomorrow morning.

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