Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has reiterated his doubt about the Holocaust and called on Muslim nations to take a proactive stand on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, state media reported Tuesday. The president's comments, published on Iranian state television's Web site, were the second time in a week he has expressed doubt about the Nazi genocide of Jews during World War II. In October, Ahmadinejad also said Israel should be "wiped off the map." "If the killing of Jews in Europe is true," the Web site quoted Ahmadinejad as saying during a speech at an Islamic conference in Tehran, "and the Zionists are being supported because of this excuse, why should the Palestinian nation pay the price?"I got this story off of FoxNews.com, but figured I'd check to see what the New York Times online had to say about this. It wasn't on their front page, but I didn't expect it to be. It wasn't on their International page, but maybe the other stories were more important. But it wasn't in their top 25 International headlines anywhere; and of their top 20 Middle East headlines, there was only one on Iran:
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