Sharon Leaves Turmoil at Home for U.S. Visit

Israeli policemen detain a right-wing Jewish activist.

Israeli policemen detain a right-wing Jewish activist at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City. Reuters hide caption

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Israeli security forces blocked a demonstration Sunday by ultra-nationalist Jews and arrested a Palestinian activist who was staging a counter protest. As tensions flare in the region, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will meet with President Bush Monday in Texas.

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