Muslim in cabinet

TEL AVIV - Israel was poised to install its first ever Muslim cabinet minister yesterday after the government had overwhelmingly approved his appointment.

TEL AVIV - Israel was poised to install its first ever Muslim cabinet minister yesterday after the government had overwhelmingly approved his appointment.

After weeks of political infighting, parliament was due to convene late yesterday to approve Raleb Majadele's appointment, which the government billed as a step toward equality for Muslims in Israel. - Sapa-AP

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