West Bank and the Gaza Strip will have different time zones
jah9 at pacbell.net
Sun Aug 28 10:06:09 UTC 2011
We have them as separate countries, but observing the same Olson zone.
Tonight I got Greece well-mapped with 80 cities.
Many more countries to go.
--- On Sat, 8/27/11, Alexander Krivenyshev <worldtimezone at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Alexander Krivenyshev <worldtimezone at yahoo.com>
> Subject: West Bank and the Gaza Strip will have different time zones
> To: tz at lecserver.nci.nih.gov
> Date: Saturday, August 27, 2011, 6:16 PM
> Steffen Thorsen <straen <at>
> thorsen.priv.no> writes:
> > Gaza and the West Bank did go back to standard time in
> the beginning of
> > August, and will now enter daylight saving time again
> on 2011-08-30
> > 00:00 (so two periods of DST in 2011). The pause was
> because of Ramadan.
> > http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=416217
> > Additional info:
> > http://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/palestine-dst-2011.html
> > Best regards,
> > Steffen Thorsen - timeanddate.com
> According to the article in The Jerusalem Post:
> West Bank and the Gaza Strip will have different time
> “…Earlier this month, the Palestinian government in the
> West Bank decided to
> move to standard time for 30 days, during Ramadan. The
> Palestinians in the Gaza
> Strip accepted the change and also moved their clocks one
> hour back.
> The Hamas government said on Saturday that it won’t
> observe summertime after
> the Muslim feast of Id al-Fitr, which begins on
> Fatah-Hamas rift now ‘fixed in time’
> Alexander Krivenyshev - World Time Zone
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