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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During the filming they found themselves in the middle of a street battle at Balata refugee camp in Nablus.
Unfortunately, the batteries of the hearing aid have run out, the Balata Refugee Camp has been cut off from the outside world.
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.
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.
Yesterday, speaking from the heart of the Balata refugee camp on the outskirts of Nablus, he told of how he and others had been attacked by soldiers from the Israel Defence Force while they tried to get medical help to a two-year-old boy shot in the leg by a rubber bullet.
They were at the centre of the dramatic stand-off in the house at Balata refugee camp, near the West Bank town of Nablus, early yesterday
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.
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.
Severalmilitary vehicles raided Balata refugee camp, on the eastern side of Nabluscity, where they detained two Palestinians, including a former detainee.
IOF detained two Palestinians after storming and ransacking their family homes in Balata refugee camp, east of Nablus.
Israeli forces detained two Palestinians after storming and ransacking their family homes in Balata refugee camp, East of Nablus, WAFA reported.