balata

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Synonyms for balata

when dried yields a hard substance used e

a tropical hardwood tree yielding balata gum and heavy red timber

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In the latest incident, witnesses said a 13-year-old Palestinian boy was shot in the head yesterday by Israeli troops in Balata refugee camp near Nablus in the West Bank.
Regai Rayan, 20, of Balata refugee camp in Nablus, was shot in the back after youths threw rocks at an Israeli tank, said Palestinian witnesses.
Hibino, 35, was detained June 1 along with seven other foreign activists at the Balata refugee camp in the Palestinian-ruled West Bank town of Nablus.
He spoke as Israeli helicopter gunships targeted "anything that moved" in the Jenin camp and continued to surround Balata refugee camp in Nablus.
You were on a news program: the commander of the troops that entered Balata refugee camp near Nablus.
We are the ones who waged the longest uprising in the 20th century, and murder, imprisonment and expulsions did not terrorize us,'' Arafat told 200 Palestinians at the Balata refugee camp in the West Bank.
Meanwhile, Israeli army stormed Nablus and detained four Palestinians from Balata refugee camp in the city.
Eyewitnesses said that buses carrying hundreds of extremist settlers arrived around one o'clock in the morning in Balata town where the so-called "Joseph Tomb" is located, while the Israeli occupation patrols spread in a wide area east of the city and clashes erupted in Balata refugee camp between Israeli soldiers and gunmen.
They were identified as Adnan Asfour, Bah Yaish, and Bakr Said Bilal from Nablus city, and Omar al-Jibrini from Balata refugee camp and Mahmoud Saqr Asida from Tal village.
Meanwhile, Israeli forces raided a neighborhood in the city of Nablus and the vicinity of Balata refugee camp, where confrontations erupted between residents and soldiers who fired tear gas heavily at them.
Palestinian News Agency said dozens extremist settlers arrived to the place of the tomb of Prophet Yusuf, east of the city of Nablus, near the Balata refugee camp and left the shrine early morning.
The Tanzim militia in the Balata refugee camp in Nablus reportedly took responsibility for the operation.
And in Balata refugee camp a Palestinian died when a bomb in his car blew up prematurely.
The troops had pulled out of Nablus on Monday after a two-week operation - focused around the Balata refugee camp - in which soldiers arrested dozens of suspected militants.
Unfortunately, the batteries of the hearing aid have run out, the Balata Refugee Camp has been cut off from the outside world.