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Israel seals West Bank before Purim holiday

JERUSALEM, Mar 18, 2011 (AFP) – The Israeli army has sealed off the occupied West Bank until Monday night for fear of attacks during the Jewish Purim holiday, the military said. The closure came into effect Thursday night and will be lifted at 11.59 pm (2159 GMT) on Monday, the military spokesman’s office said in […]

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As Israel Celebrate Purim, Palestine Placed Under Siege

Friday March 18, 2011 07:04 by IMEMC & Agencies The Israeli army enforced a full closure on the occupied territories as Israel and its West Bank settlers celebrate the Purim holiday. Effective Thursday midnight until midnight Monday, the occupied territories will be under full closure and siege. The decision was made by Israeli Defense Minister, […]

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