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, city (1994 pop. 80,100), SW Israel, on the Mediterranean Sea. It is a beach resort in an area of citrus groves and cotton plantations. Ashqelon's industries process agricultural products and manufacture cement, plastics, electronic equipment, and watches.
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Rabai Al Madhoun is a Palestinian writer, born in Al Majdal, Ashqelon, (now in Israel) in 1945.
Four temporary camps were established in no-mans-land and border areas with Jordan and Syria for Palestinian refugees fleeing persecution but not having access to a country that would provide protection to them (see: "Searching for Solutions for Palestinian Refugees Stuck in and Fleeing Iraq", al Majdal, issue No.33, Spring 2007).
My parents would pay their lives for a moment at this mosque, to breathe the air of Al Majdal, to see the place that was once their place.