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June 23, 2015 11:31 am

Israel Withdraws Ramadan Permits After Stabbing, Shooting Attacks

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Qalqiliya in the West Bank. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Qalqiliya in the West Bank. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Al Arabiya – Israel cancelled on Monday 500 permits that would have allowed Palestinians to travel overseas, a measure taken in response to two attacks targeting an Israeli settler and a police officer over the past week, Israel’s Haaretz newspaper reported.

The permits were part of a set of policies aimed at easing life for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank as they observe the holy month of Ramadan.

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