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Israel considers issuing work permits to Gazan women

Israel announced it was considering issuing work permits for women in the Gaza Strip, a move Palestinian official and popular bodies questioned the objectives behind, while many women consider it a step toward financial independence.
Women walk past a vegetable stand, as workers clear the rubble of a building destroyed by Israeli bombing in May 2021, Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Sept. 30, 2021.

Israeli Operation Breaking Dawn on the Gaza Strip that took place Aug. 5-7, during which the Israeli army targeted Islamic Jihad positions, killed 49 Palestinians and wounded 360 others. Hamas remained on the sidelines of the fighting.

Islamic Jihad, with the participation of several Palestinian armed factions in Gaza, launched hundreds of rockets toward Israeli settlements and cities.

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