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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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@@ -2291,11 +2291,20 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
# http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/gaza-west-bank-dst-2012.html
# </a>
-# From Arthur David Olson (2012-03-27):
-# The timeanddate article for 2012 says that "the end date has not yet been
-# announced" and that "Last year, both...paused daylight saving time during...
-# Ramadan. It is not yet known [for] 2012."
-# For now, assume both switch back on the last Friday in September. XXX
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2013-03-26):
+# The following news sources tells that Palestine will "start daylight saving
+# time from midnight on Friday, March 29, 2013" (translated).
+# [These are in Arabic and are for Gaza and for Ramallah, respectively.]
+# http://www.samanews.com/index.php?act=Show&id=154120
+# 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
+
+# From Paul Eggert (2013-03-26):
+# For future dates, guess the last Thursday in March at 24:00 through
+# the first Friday on or after September 21 at 01:00. This is consistent with
+# the predictions in today's editions of the following URLs,
+# which are for Gaza and Hebron respectively:
+# http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/timezone.html?n=702
+# http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/timezone.html?n=2364
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S
@@ -2317,23 +2326,18 @@ Rule Palestine 2009 only - Mar lastFri 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Palestine 2009 only - Sep Fri>=1 2:00 0 -
Rule Palestine 2010 only - Mar lastSat 0:01 1:00 S
Rule Palestine 2010 only - Aug 11 0:00 0 -
-
-# From Arthur David Olson (2011-09-20):
-# 2011 transitions per http://www.timeanddate.com as of 2011-09-20.
-# From Paul Eggert (2012-10-12):
-# 2012 transitions per http://www.timeanddate.com as of 2012-10-12.
+Rule Palestine 2011 only - Apr 2 0:01 1:00 S
+Rule Palestine 2011 only - Aug 1 0:00 0 -
+Rule Palestine 2012 max - Mar lastThu 24:00 1:00 S
+Rule Palestine 2012 max - Sep Fri>=21 1:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct
2:00 Zion EET 1948 May 15
2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 5
2:00 Zion I%sT 1996
2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999
- 2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Apr 2 12:01
- 2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Aug 1
- 2:00 - EET 2012 Mar 30
- 2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 21 1:00
- 2:00 - EET
+ 2:00 Palestine EE%sT
Zone Asia/Hebron 2:20:23 - LMT 1900 Oct
2:00 Zion EET 1948 May 15
@@ -2342,13 +2346,11 @@ Zone Asia/Hebron 2:20:23 - LMT 1900 Oct
2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999
2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2008 Aug
2:00 1:00 EEST 2008 Sep
- 2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Apr 1 12:01
- 2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Aug 1
- 2:00 - EET 2011 Aug 30
- 2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Sep 30 3:00
- 2:00 - EET 2012 Mar 30
- 2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 21 1:00
- 2:00 - EET
+ 2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2010 Mar 26 2:00
+ 2:00 1:00 EEST 2010 Aug 11 0:00
+ 2:00 - EET 2011 Apr 1 0:01
+ 2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Sep 30 0:00
+ 2:00 Palestine EE%sT
# Paracel Is
# no information

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