Israel ended its blockade of the West Bank city of Jenin, a hotbed of terrorist activity during the intifada. On Jan. 1, the army dismantled barricades around the northern West Bank city in one of a series of Israeli concessions to the Palestinians as called for in the “road map” peace plan, media reports said. Palestinians said
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