Israel Imposes Tight Security Cordon on West Bank for Jewish Holidays

JERUSALEM, May 11, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation authorities declared that a tight security cordon would be imposed on the West Bank during the Jewish holidays, starting from midnight Tuesday till midnight Thursday.

Israeli authorities announced that Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza would be banned from entering Jerusalem and the 1948 preoccupied land, Israel.

It said only emergency humanitarian cases would be granted permission to enter Jerusalem and Israel, after obtaining an entry approval from the Israeli side.