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Palestine springs forward a week earlier this year

* NEWS: Mention this.
* asia (Palestine): Change spring transition from the last
to the fourth Saturday in March.  (Thanks to Sharef Mustafa.)
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eggert committed Mar 16, 2018
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@@ -3,9 +3,16 @@ News for the tz database
Unreleased, experimental changes

Briefly:

Palestine starts DST a week earlier in 2018.
Add support for vanguard and rearguard data consumers.
Add subsecond precision to source data format, though not to data.

Changes to future time stamps

In 2018, Palestine starts DST on March 24, not March 31.
Adjust future predictions accordingly. (Thanks to Sharef Mustafa.)

Changes to past and future time stamps

Casey Station in Antarctica changed from +11 to +08 on 2018-03-11
15 asia
@@ -2639,9 +2639,6 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
# [Google translation]: "The Council also decided to start daylight
# saving in Palestine as of one o'clock on Saturday morning,
# 2016-03-26, to provide the clock 60 minutes ahead."
#
# From Paul Eggert (2016-03-12):
# Predict spring transitions on March's last Saturday at 01:00 from now on.

# From Sharef Mustafa (2016-10-19):
# [T]he Palestinian cabinet decision (Mar 8th 2016) published on
@@ -2658,6 +2655,16 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
# https://www.timeanddate.com/time/change/gaza-strip/gaza
# https://www.timeanddate.com/time/change/west-bank/hebron

# From Sharef Mustafa (2018-03-16):
# Palestine summer time will start on Mar 24th 2018 by advancing the
# clock by 60 minutes as per Palestinian cabinet decision published on
# the offical website, though the decree did not specify the exact
# time of the time shift.
# http://www.palestinecabinet.gov.ps/Website/AR/NDecrees/ViewFile.ashx?ID=e7a42ab7-ee23-435a-b9c8-a4f7e81f3817
#
# From Paul Eggert (2018-03-16):
# For 2016 on, predict spring transitions on March's fourth Saturday at 01:00.

# 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 -
@@ -2687,7 +2694,7 @@ 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 lastSat 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Palestine 2016 max - Mar Sat>=22 1:00 1:00 S
Rule Palestine 2016 max - Oct lastSat 1:00 0 -

# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]

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