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how can i search the table using full text if the table is in arabic utf-8? using mysql php

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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
this is my command to search the table

and if i search for something in arabic i dont find it but if i search for somerthing in english i do find it

please help
$query ="SELECT * FROM posts WHERE
                MATCH(content) AGAINST('$search' IN BOOLEAN MODE)   ORDER BY id DESC";

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