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Thousands rally in Israel over rising prices
Rapid increases in the cost of living bring more than 150,000 Israelis on to the streets of six cities.
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2011 15:33

More than 150,000 Israelis have taken to the streets to protest against rises in the cost of living.

The protests took place in six Israeli cities, as anger was directed to the government for not doing enough to help ordinary Israelis.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Jerusalem.

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