Israel to Upgrade West Bank Checkpoints to Reduce Waiting Time

(Ha'aretz) Gili Cohen - Israel's Defense Ministry said it will invest $78 million to upgrade the checkpoints between the West Bank and Israel to shorten the time Palestinians must spend waiting in line. Some 60,000 Palestinians have permits to work in Israel. In 2015, over 11 million Palestinian crossings into Israel were recorded, up from 8 million in 2014.

2016-05-20 00:00:00

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