Israel said Wednesday it was revoking permits for 500 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip to enter Jerusalem ahead of Friday prayers because of rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave.
A spokeswoman for COGAT, the defence ministry unit which coordinates with Gaza, told AFP the move to cancel part of its measures easing restrictions on Palestinians during the holy Muslim month Ramadan applied to this week only and was "because of the rocket" which hit southern Israel on Tuesday night, causing no injuries.
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