Israel Lets Thousands of Palestinians Enter for Work

(AP/Jerusalem Post) Israel permitted 10,000 Palestinian laborers to cross from the Gaza Strip into Israel Sunday for the first time since a deadly suicide bombing in Haifa on Oct. 4 killed 21 people. Israel began easing restrictions on the Palestinians Thursday when it allowed some 4,500 West Bank laborers and merchants to go to work in Israel.

2003-11-03 00:00:00

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