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Israel lifts siege on Nablus as Lion’s Den group gains more popularity

Israel has partially lifted the siege it had imposed on the West Bank city of Nablus after killing the leader of the Lion’s Den group.
Palestinians gather to demonstrate at the Hawara checkpoint, demanding the reopening of roads around the closed-off city of Nablus, West Bank, Nov. 1, 2022.

On Nov. 3, the Coordinator of Israeli Government Activities in the Territories, Ghassan Alian, announced that the Israeli authorities approved the lifting of all restrictions imposed on movement and traffic in Nablus and the removal of all the checkpoints erected on the city’s entrances.

The Israeli army had announced Oct. 28 the partial lifting of the siege it had imposed Oct. 11 on the city of Nablus in the northern West Bank, and removed two of the three checkpoints that it had erected on the entrances to the city.

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