Gilboa


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Gilboa

(gĭlbō`ə), Arabic Jabal Faqquah, range of hills, eastern spur of the Samarian Hills, located at the southeastern edge of the Esdraelon plain, NE Israel; rising to 1,630 ft (497 m) at Mt. Gilboa. In the Bible, SaulSaul,
first king of the ancient Hebrews. He was a Benjamite and anointed king by Samuel. Saul's territory was probably limited to the hill country of Judah and the region to the north, and his proximity to the Philistines brought him into constant conflict with them.
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 was defeated and severely wounded there by the Philistines and killed himself.
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I wondered if Captain Nemo, foolishly imprudent, would steer his vessel into that pass where Dumont d'Urville's two corvettes touched; when, swerving again, and cutting straight through to the west, he steered for the Island of Gilboa.
She was situated thus: Two miles, on the starboard side, appeared Gilboa, stretching from north to west like an immense arm.
At half-past eight the Nautilus boat ran softly aground on a heavy sand, after having happily passed the coral reef that surrounds the Island of Gilboa.
Skirting its southern border rises "Little Hermon," over whose summit a glimpse of Gilboa is caught.
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Nir Gilboa of Nolita Group represented the landlord.
Gilboa realized that things could be done differently.
Ramallah/PNN/ A Palestinian prisoner became a father of a baby boy yesterday after he smuggled his sperm out of Israel's Gilboa prison last year, the Palestinian Prisoners' Affairs Commission has revealed.
Al-Maqt, who is imprisoned in Gilboa prison, said in his letter that after the conclusion of the sham trial which was held in secret behind closed doors and which included fabricated and baseless accusations that desperately seek to hide the Israeli support for terrorists in Syria, he wishes to salute the free voices that discussed his issue and the Syrian national media for their efforts in covering the issue.
Zaor Hankishayev, who is incarcerated in Gilboa Prison in northern Israel, won the right to a conjugal visit with his partner after taking the IPS to court two years ago.
As of Thursday, lawyers representing hunger strikers in Ashkelon, Gilboa, Eshel, and Nafha prison were either still being banned from visiting their clients, denied permits, or were told that visits were postponed.
RAMALLAH, April 18, 2017 (WAFA) -- The Israeli Prison Service (IPS) cancelled family visits to prisons and lawyers were barred from visiting prisoners on hunger strike in Gilboa prison, the Media Committee of Freedom and Dignity said on Tuesday.