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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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The United States is concerned about the present situation on the ground, especially in the Balata refugee camp.
In Nablus, Israeli forces raided Balata and Askar refugee camps
WIN Relies Upon Titleist Tour Balata Golf Ball, Titleist Titanium 975D Driver in Victory.
He was among 24 international peace campaigners returning from the Balata refugee camp in Nablus with six Palestinian medical workers when they were stopped by Israeli soldiers and military police.
Just a few years ago, the choices were relatively simple and few: two-piece balls, which were hard as a rock but also hard to cut, and wound balata balls, which were soft coming off the club but cut as easily as a ripe peach.
Since becoming the first American company to make golf balls in 1890, Spalding has set the standard by developing the first US dimpled golf ball, the first three-piece design with a vulcanized balata cover, the first tour performance two-piece golf ball, the first oversized performance golf ball, the first multi-layer golf ball, and now, the first golf ball with concentrated core technology.
In Nablus, troops stormed several neighborhoods, including 'Askar and Balata refugee camps, where they conducted doo-to-door search raids targeting local houses and clinics, arresting two Palestinians from the Old City and Rafidia.
The sources added that Israeli forces closed the eastern neighborhoods of the city and Balata refugee camp.
IOF forces arrested a 20-year-old Palestinian from Balata Refugee in the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
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 bomber was identified as Ahmad Khatib, 18, from the Balata refugee camp in Nablus.
He was released on Wednesday morning and is now back at the Balata refugee camp, in Nablus on the West Bank, where he is continuing his work with ISM, despite a court order expelling him from Israel.
She took time off to go to Palestine and was arrested at the Balata refugee camp.
The heaviest fighting was reported in the old city of the West Bank town of Nablus, the adjacent refugee camp of Balata and the refugee camp of Jenin to the north - three strongholds of Palestinian gunmen.
But Sharon's attack on Balata camp and Jenin was an eerie echo of history both of the Lebanon massacres in Sabra and Chatila camps in Beirut in 1982 and of the fighting that created the Israeli state in 1948.