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Palestinians Protest Austerity Measures in West Bank

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Clashes broke out in the West Bank on Monday following a week of protests against the Palestinian Authority and the Israeli occupation. Thousands of Palestinians have taken to the streets to denounce austerity measures imposed by the PA in the face of a shortfall of international donations and of ongoing Israeli restrictions. A number of Palestinian taxi and truck drivers went on strike and blocked roads in a protest against a rise in fuel prices.
 

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