Palestinians in the West Bank will be given special permission to visit family members in Israel

The military body regulating Palestinian movement in Israeli territory announced on Sunday that some restrictions would be eased during the upcoming Eid al-Adha holiday.

The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, better known by its acronym COGAT, said his office had approved the measures. 

Eid al-Adha, which will be held this year from July 9 to 13, is one of the holiest holidays in the Muslim calendar and is traditionally accompanied by large family gatherings.... Read More: i24