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last updated Feb. 9, 2007
Hebron is governorate or regional council in West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
Population
YearPopulationAreaRegion
2007552,164West Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
1997405,664997 sq kmWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
1967118,3581,056.2 sq kmWest Bank (Occupied Palestinian Territories)
194589,6502076185Palestine
193167,6312,120 sq kmPalestine
192253,571Palestine
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The city of Hebron is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. According to Islamic tradition, God chose Abraham as his friend - "Khalil al-Rahman" - and Abraham is believed to be buried in the city called "Khalil" in Arabic.

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Leadership
Hatem Khanfur, Assistant to the Governor, Husain al-Aaraj, Governor, 
News
News on Hebron
Army: Israeli motorist killed in West Bank shooting
Israeli troops kill youth, wound two in clashes
Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian woman in rising number of shooting deaths
WATCH: Israeli soldiers arrest mother, 18-month old child
Rare snowstorm paralyzes Jerusalem area and north
Israeli troops kill Palestinian youth in West Bank

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United Nations Security Council Resolution 904
Jerusalem: The Cost of Failure
Israeli arrest of Palestinian activist Fadi Quran
"Itzzz*zs easy to laugh at the occupation when youzzz*zre the repressor (and a douche bag)" VIDEO
AP: Protest over shrines enters day three
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