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Palestine doesn't start DST until 2019-03-30.

(Thanks to Even Scharning.)
* asia (Palestine): Adjust our prediction by guessing that spring
transitions will be between 24 and 30 March, which matches recent
practice since 2016.
* NEWS: Mention this.
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timparenti authored and eggert committed Mar 24, 2019
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@@ -3,8 +3,16 @@ News for the tz database
Unreleased, experimental changes

Briefly:
Palestine "springs forward" on 2019-03-30 instead of 2019-03-23.
Metlakatla "falls back" to rejoin Alaska Time on 2019-01-20 at 02:00.

Changes to past and future timestamps

Palestine will not start DST until 2019-03-30, instead of 2019-03-23 as
previously predicted. Adjust our prediction by guessing that spring
transitions will be between 24 and 30 March, which matches recent practice
since 2016. (Thanks to Even Scharning and Tim Parenti.)

Changes to future timestamps

Metlakatla will end its observance of Pacific standard time, rejoining
11 asia
@@ -3093,6 +3093,15 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
# From Paul Eggert (2018-03-16):
# For 2016 on, predict spring transitions on March's fourth Saturday at 01:00.

# From Even Scharning (2019-03-23):
# DST in Palestine will start on 30 March this year, not 23 March as the time
# zone database predicted.
# https://ramallah.news/post/123610/%D9%85%D9%88%D8%B9%D8%AF-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D9%85%D9%84-%D8%A8%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-%D9%81%D9%8A-%D9%81%D9%84%D8%B3%D8%B7%D9%8A%D9%86
#
# From Tim Parenti (2019-03-23):
# Combining this with the rules observed since 2016, adjust our spring
# transition guess to Mar Sat>=24.

# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S
Rule EgyptAsia 1957 1958 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
@@ -3122,7 +3131,7 @@ Rule Palestine 2012 only - Sep 21 1:00 0 -
Rule Palestine 2013 only - Sep Fri>=21 0:00 0 -
Rule Palestine 2014 2015 - Oct Fri>=21 0:00 0 -
Rule Palestine 2015 only - Mar lastFri 24:00 1:00 S
Rule Palestine 2016 max - Mar Sat>=22 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Palestine 2016 max - Mar Sat>=24 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Palestine 2016 max - Oct lastSat 1:00 0 -

# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]

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