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Palestinian Poet

GovernmentHeads of StateMahmoud Darwish
A Palestinian in the West Bank city of Ramallah is silhouetted by a billboard of poet Mahmoud Darwish, who died Aug. 9 in Houston at age 67. Darwish’s body was brought home and buried amid thousands of mourners. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared a mourning period of three days. Muhammed Muheisen / Associated Press
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