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Israel enacts, then suspends, plan for West Bank bus segregation
Israel enacts, then suspends, plan for West Bank bus segregation

Hours after announcing the launch of separate buses for Palestinians and Jews in the West Bank, Israel's government was forced to back down Wednesday in response to a wave of domestic outrage that included comparisons to apartheid-era South Africa. Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, whose department created the plan, said he was still determined to enact it after making revisions. Announced shortly before European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini was set to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders in the region, the plan would have in effect barred Palestinians from using Israeli public transportation between the West Bank and Israel. Instead, they would have to use specially...

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