ANZ Stadium Could Set Attendance Record London Irish Close To Holding N.Y. Match Event Notes Security Breached At French Open Event Notes Melbourne To Host College Football Clash Berlin ePrix Sells Out Hospitality Blatter Sketches Israel, Palestine Compromise Japan To Host Korea In Premier 12 Opener Saracens, Crusaders To Stage NOLA Game
Enter amount in full numerical value, without currency symbol or commas (ex: 3000000).
Upcoming Conferences and Events
SBD Global/March 6, 2013/Events and Attractions
U.N. Agency Cancels Gaza Marathon Over Hamas Ban On Women
Published March 6, 2013
EXPRESSING REGRET: The AP's Ian Deitch reported Gaza government spokesperson Taher Nunu said that "Hamas regretted the cancellation of the marathon, but that it had told the U.N. agency that local norms must be respected." Nunu said, "We emphasize that the government had informed UNRWA about its approval to organize this event ... maintaining certain matters related to the customs and traditions of the Palestinian people" (AP, 3/5).