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Israel announces 3,000 new Gaza work permits

The additional work permits for Gazans follows several Israeli measures aimed at easing border restrictions.
Palestinian men gather to apply for work permits in Israel, at Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, on Oct. 6, 2021.

Israel will issue 3,000 additional work permits to Palestinians requiring entry from the Gaza Strip, Israeli defense authorities announced Wednesday. 

The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), the Israeli military liaison to the Palestinian territories, said the new work permits bring the total of recently announced permits to 10,000. 

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