Gaza Strip, Israel - State of
PALESTINIAN ISLAMIC STUDENTS ATHENDED CEREMONY TO REWARD THE ISLAMIC SCIENTIST IN GAZA.
Palestinian Islamic school students attended a January 4 ceremony in Gaza Strip to reward the Palestinian Islamic scientists (clerics) at the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Israel and the Palestinians broke a peacemaking deadlock on Tuesday, agreeing to carry out a long-delayed transfer of Israeli-occupied West Bank land to Palestinian rule, both sides said. Under a deal reached by negotiators at a Jerusalem hotel, Israel will give Palestinians control or partial control of another five percent of the West Bank within 48 hours and another 6.1 percent by January 20.