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Israeli authorities have begun freezing work permits for around 80,000 Palestinians from the occupied West Bank, according to Israeli media.

“The Israeli Civil Administration, which is a unit in the Ministry of Defense, has begun freezing nearly 80,000 work permits for Palestinian workers from the West Bank,” the Israeli public broadcaster is cited as saying on Thursday by the Anadolu news agency.

Since the start of Tel Aviv’s genocidal assault on Gaza on October 7 last year, Israel has prevented workers from the West Bank from accessing the Israeli labor market.

American policy in the Middle East has entered the entropy stage. You cannot fault U.S. President Joe Biden or Secretary of State Antony Blinken for genuinely and honestly trying their best – but you cannot sugarcoat the results.

Israel is at the height of a developing crisis that is far from being over. It's the most serious and dangerous crisis in the country's history. It began on October 7 with the worst failure in Israel's history. And it continued with a war that, despite the courage and sacrifice of soldiers and officers, appears to be the least successful war in its history, due to the strategic paralysis in the country's leadership.

RFK Jr. Says He Opposes Ceasefire in Gaza, Supports 'De-Nazification' ChrisMenahan

Robert F Kennedy Jr told Piers Morgan on Thursday that he opposes proposals for a ceasefire in Gaza but supports "de-Nazification."

Israel Cant Hide Evidence of Its Occupation Anymore MikeRivero

For the past two decades, there has been a general—and mostly unchallenged—understanding that satellite imagery is restricted over Israel and the Palestinian and Syrian territories it occupies. This was due to a 1996 U.S. regulation known as the Kyl-Bingaman Amendment (KBA) which has limited the quality and availability of high-resolution satellite imagery produced by U.S. companies covering Israel (and by implicit extension, the occupied Palestinian territories and the occupied Golan Heights).