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<p>Tourists walk outside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem December 11, 2007.  REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

Tourists walk outside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem December 11, 2007. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Tourists walk outside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem December 11, 2007. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Armenian clerics take part in the Feast of the Cross, a ceremony in which the Armenian community commemorates what it believes was the fourth century discovery of the cross upon which Jesus was crucified, in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008.  REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

Armenian clerics take part in the Feast of the Cross, a ceremony in which the Armenian community commemorates what it believes was the fourth century discovery of the cross upon which Jesus was crucified, in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. ...more

Armenian clerics take part in the Feast of the Cross, a ceremony in which the Armenian community commemorates what it believes was the fourth century discovery of the cross upon which Jesus was crucified, in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Israeli police officers scuffle with a member of the Armenian clergy in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. A rumble broke out at the traditional site of Jesus' burial on Sunday when Greek Orthodox and Armenian believers, who fiercely protect their hold over sections of the shrine, traded blows.  REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

Israeli police officers scuffle with a member of the Armenian clergy in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. A rumble broke out at the traditional site of Jesus' burial on Sunday when Greek Orthodox and Armenian...more

Israeli police officers scuffle with a member of the Armenian clergy in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. A rumble broke out at the traditional site of Jesus' burial on Sunday when Greek Orthodox and Armenian believers, who fiercely protect their hold over sections of the shrine, traded blows. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergies in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008.  Police said two clerics were arrested after a fist-fight erupted during a procession of worshipers in the church, the traditional site of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection.   REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergies in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. Police said two clerics were arrested after a fist-fight erupted during a...more

Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergies in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. Police said two clerics were arrested after a fist-fight erupted during a procession of worshipers in the church, the traditional site of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian Christian clergy in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008.   REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian Christian clergy in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian Christian clergy in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergies in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008.  REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergies in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergies in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>An Israeli police officer holds back a member of the Armenian clergy (L) in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008.  REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

An Israeli police officer holds back a member of the Armenian clergy (L) in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

An Israeli police officer holds back a member of the Armenian clergy (L) in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergies in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008.  REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergies in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli police officers scuffle with members of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergies in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>A member of the Greek Orthodox clergy stands with blood on his forehead in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

A member of the Greek Orthodox clergy stands with blood on his forehead in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A member of the Greek Orthodox clergy stands with blood on his forehead in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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<p>A Christian Orthodox nun walks on an empty narrow street leading to the church of the Holy Sepulchre next to a tourist shop selling icons of Jesus Christ June 14, 2002. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis</p>

A Christian Orthodox nun walks on an empty narrow street leading to the church of the Holy Sepulchre next to a tourist shop selling icons of Jesus Christ June 14, 2002. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A Christian Orthodox nun walks on an empty narrow street leading to the church of the Holy Sepulchre next to a tourist shop selling icons of Jesus Christ June 14, 2002. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

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<p>Israeli police officers scuffle with a member of the Armenian clergy in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008.  REUTERS/Ammar Awad </p>

Israeli police officers scuffle with a member of the Armenian clergy in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Israeli police officers scuffle with a member of the Armenian clergy in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City November 9, 2008. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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