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Palestinian judges ban divorce during Ramazan

WEST BANK: The head of Palestinian Islamic courts on Sunday told judges ban divorce during Ramadan, saying people in the state of fast may make hasty decisions as they have not eaten or smoked for long hours in a day. Judge Mahmud Habash said he based his ruling on "the experience of previous years" when he found that the dawn-to-dusk fast and ban on cigarettes, which began on Saturday, tended to lead to frayed tempers and sharp tongues. "Some, because they have not eaten and not smoked, create problems" in their…