05/26/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Israeli Writer Ala Hlehel Petitions Government Against Ban On Traveling To 'Enemy States'

The writer Ala Hlehel has launched a petition to the supreme court in Israel to issue a ruling on the travel ban which prevents Israeli citizens from travelling to "enemy states" a ban which bars him from the launch of a project celebrating the best in Arab literature at the Beirut festival.

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