Palestinian labourers work at a construction site in the Israeli settlement of Efrat situated on the southern outskirts of the West Bank city of Bethlehem on February 1, 2016. AFP / AHMAD GHARABLI
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Israel plans to increase the number of entry permits it grants to Palestinian workers, Palestinian and Israeli sources said Monday, in a drive to ease economic hardship that has contributed to a wave of Palestinian attacks.An additional 30,000 undocumented Palestinian laborers also enter Israel each day.The Palestinian Workers' Union said it had received notification of the permit plan from Israel.Police say most of the near-daily Palestinian attacks since October have been carried out by Palestinians who cross into Israel without permits from the West Bank.Israel said Monday it is ready to return the bodies of 10 Palestinians killed while carrying out attacks but their families have refused to accept certain conditions.
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