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Palestine observes DST starting March 29, 2013.

Thanks to Steffen Thorsen, in
<http://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz/2013-March/018812.html>.
* asia (Palestine): Add rules for 2011 on, to simplify Gaza and Hebron.
Adjust to recently announced changed.
(Asia/Gaza, Asia/Hebron): Use adjusted rules.
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Paul Eggert authored March 26, 2013

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@@ -2291,11 +2291,20 @@ Zone	Asia/Karachi	4:28:12 -	LMT	1907
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 # http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/gaza-west-bank-dst-2012.html
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 # </a>
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-# From Arthur David Olson (2012-03-27):
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-# The timeanddate article for 2012 says that "the end date has not yet been
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-# announced" and that "Last year, both...paused daylight saving time during...
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-# Ramadan. It is not yet known [for] 2012."
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-# For now, assume both switch back on the last Friday in September. XXX
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+# From Steffen Thorsen (2013-03-26):
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+# The following news sources tells that Palestine will "start daylight saving
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+# time from midnight on Friday, March 29, 2013" (translated).
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+# [These are in Arabic and are for Gaza and for Ramallah, respectively.]
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+# http://www.samanews.com/index.php?act=Show&id=154120
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+# http://safa.ps/details/news/99844/%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%85-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%84%D9%87-%D8%A8%D8%AF%D8%A1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%88%D9%82%D9%8A%D8%AA-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D9%8A%D9%81%D9%8A-29-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%8A.html
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+
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+# From Paul Eggert (2013-03-26):
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+# For future dates, guess the last Thursday in March at 24:00 through
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+# the first Friday on or after September 21 at 01:00.  This is consistent with
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+# the predictions in today's editions of the following URLs,
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+# which are for Gaza and Hebron respectively:
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+# http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/timezone.html?n=702
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+# http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/timezone.html?n=2364
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 # Rule	NAME	FROM	TO	TYPE	IN	ON	AT	SAVE	LETTER/S
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 Rule EgyptAsia	1957	only	-	May	10	0:00	1:00	S
@@ -2317,11 +2326,10 @@ Rule Palestine	2009	only	-	Mar	lastFri	0:00	1:00	S
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 Rule Palestine	2009	only	-	Sep	Fri>=1	2:00	0	-
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 Rule Palestine	2010	only	-	Mar	lastSat	0:01	1:00	S
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 Rule Palestine	2010	only	-	Aug	11	0:00	0	-
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-
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-# From Arthur David Olson (2011-09-20):
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-# 2011 transitions per http://www.timeanddate.com as of 2011-09-20.
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-# From Paul Eggert (2012-10-12):
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-# 2012 transitions per http://www.timeanddate.com as of 2012-10-12.
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+Rule Palestine	2011	only	-	Apr	 2	0:01	1:00	S
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+Rule Palestine	2011	only	-	Aug	 1	0:00	0	-
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+Rule Palestine	2012	max	-	Mar	lastThu	24:00	1:00	S
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+Rule Palestine	2012	max	-	Sep	Fri>=21	1:00	0	-
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 # Zone	NAME		GMTOFF	RULES	FORMAT	[UNTIL]
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 Zone	Asia/Gaza	2:17:52	-	LMT	1900 Oct
@@ -2329,11 +2337,7 @@ Zone	Asia/Gaza	2:17:52	-	LMT	1900 Oct
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 			2:00 EgyptAsia	EE%sT	1967 Jun  5
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 			2:00	Zion	I%sT	1996
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 			2:00	Jordan	EE%sT	1999
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-			2:00 Palestine	EE%sT	2011 Apr  2 12:01
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-			2:00	1:00	EEST	2011 Aug  1
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-			2:00	-	EET	2012 Mar 30
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-			2:00	1:00	EEST	2012 Sep 21 1:00
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-			2:00	-	EET
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+			2:00 Palestine	EE%sT
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 Zone	Asia/Hebron	2:20:23	-	LMT	1900 Oct
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 			2:00	Zion	EET	1948 May 15
@@ -2342,13 +2346,11 @@ Zone	Asia/Hebron	2:20:23	-	LMT	1900 Oct
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 			2:00	Jordan	EE%sT	1999
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 			2:00 Palestine	EE%sT	2008 Aug
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 			2:00 	1:00	EEST	2008 Sep
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-			2:00 Palestine	EE%sT	2011 Apr  1 12:01
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-			2:00	1:00	EEST	2011 Aug  1
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-			2:00	-	EET	2011 Aug 30
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-			2:00	1:00	EEST	2011 Sep 30 3:00
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-			2:00	-	EET	2012 Mar 30
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-			2:00	1:00	EEST	2012 Sep 21 1:00
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-			2:00	-	EET
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+			2:00 Palestine	EE%sT	2010 Mar 26 2:00
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+			2:00	1:00	EEST	2010 Aug 11 0:00
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+			2:00	-	EET	2011 Apr  1 0:01
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+			2:00	1:00	EEST	2011 Sep 30 0:00
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+			2:00 Palestine	EE%sT
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 # Paracel Is
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