Israel to ease holiday restrictions for Palestinians

Israel to ease holiday restrictions for PalestiniansIsrael on Friday decided to ease restrictions on Palestinians entering during the Jewish Sukkot holiday, which began Wednesday, the army said. On Tuesday, the army said crossings from the West Bank and Gaza into Israel would be closed to Palestinians for 11 days until midnight on October 14. The decision applies to Palestinians working in agriculture and hospitals, according to media reports.



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