Palestine Authority


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Palestine Authority combines the Gaza Strip and the West Bank under a political unit with limited autonomy and a police force; created in 1993 by an agreement between Israel and the PLO
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In literature:

ROBINSON, EDWARD, Biblical scholar, born in Connecticut; author of "Biblical Researches in Palestine"; a professor in New York (1794-1863).
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Ammi-satana was not the first of his line whose authority had been acknowledged in Palestine.
"Patriarchal Palestine" by Archibald Henry Sayce
The Egyptians were speedily driven from Syria and Palestine and the Chaldean authority established in their stead.
"Biblical Geography and History" by Charles Foster Kent
Recommended by a high authority as the best book on Palestine for a teacher who can own only one.
"Picture-Work" by Walter L. (Walter Lowrie) Hervey

In news:

One Land, Many Voices welcomes renowned linguist, author and dissident scholar, Noam Chomsky , for a full hour discussion of Palestine-Israel.
Abbas Wins Palestine Authority Presidential Election.
President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority spoke at the United Nations before the General Assembly voted on Palestine's status as a "nonmember observer state" on Thursday.
PALESTINE — An 18-year-old Anderson County man has been charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child after authorities received a complaint he assaulted a 3-year-old girl.