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Daylight Saving ended in the West Bank and Gaza

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This Palestinian village in the desert near Bethlehem, is now on back on standard time

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The Palestinian Council of Ministers decided Thursday, 20 September 2012 to end Daylight Saving Time in the Palestinian territories Gaza and the West Bank by turning the clocks back one hour in the early hours of Friday, 21 September 2012.

The end of DST came two days day before neighboring Israel ended Daylight Saving and returned to standard time on Sunday, 23 September 2012.

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