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The World

January 12, 1987

Israel has banned a former Palestinian mayor and a lawyer from the Israeli-occupied territories from going to San Diego to attend a symposium on the Middle East, an Israeli Defense Ministry spokesman said in Tel Aviv. He said that deposed Hebron Mayor Mustafa Natshe and Gaza lawyer Faez Rahme have not received travel permits because of suspicions they would meet with what he termed "hostile elements" while abroad. At least three other prominent Palestinians from the occupied territories, including Al Fajr newspaper editor Hanna Siniora, were granted travel papers to take part in the symposium later this month.

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