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12,000 Arab Students Returned to West Bank to Visit Families There

Israeli authorities reported today that about 12,000 students from Arab countries have entered the West Bank so far this summer to visit parents or other relatives under a special program permitting such visits. A total of 20,000 permits were issued on request but so far 8,000 remain unused. Last summer 18,000 Arabs visited the West Bank under the same program.

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