Bill passed naming Gaza periphery 'conflict zone'

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June 20, 2007 12:26

 
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The Knesset passed a bill in its first reading Wednesday that will officially declare Gaza Strip periphery towns and Sderot as "conflict zones," Israel Radio reported. Seventy-four members voted for the bill which will ensure residents receive a 50 percent reduction in property tax until the end of 2008.

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