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Tuesday, 9 July, 2002, 16:45 GMT 17:45 UK
In pictures: Wedding under curfew
A Palestinian couple took advantage of a break in the Israeli curfew on a refugee camp near the West Bank town of Bethlehem at the weekend to get married.

But the wedding was no ordinary affair, with half the guests unable to attend and no food to feed those who did. Relatives said the wedding had already been postponed 13 times.

Israeli tank in refugee camp
The Dheisheh camp is deserted but for an Israeli tank

Bride is escorted from home
Bride Jala Abu Ajamia, 16, is escorted from her home by relatives

Bride's father checks for Israeli army patrols
The groom's father, Mustafa al-Masri, keeps an eye out for Israeli patrols

Bride
"It's my wedding day, and I want to die," says Jala [photo: AP]

Newly weds
After the wedding, she watches guests dancing with new husband Nader by her side...

Bride being persuaded to dance
...and a guest tries to persuade her to join in

Newly weds pass Israeli armoured vehicle
But the reality of the curfew is never far away

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