Bye Bye Arabs don't let the door hit you in the tochas

Palestinian emigration on the riseBy JPOST.COM STAFFNov. 1, 2006 11:33 Updated Nov. 1, 2006 13:24http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1161811251277&pagename=JPost%\2FJPArticle%2FShowFull<http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1161811251277&pagename=JPost\%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull>Palestinians are leaving the territories due to the harsh security andeconomic situation there, the Palestinian Foreign Ministry said onWednesday.Israel Radio reported that thousands of Palestinians have received permits to emigrate to Arab and other foreign countries.Ahmed Suboh, a Palestinian Foreign Ministry official, said at a Ramallah press conference that over the last four months, foreign and Arab diplomats in the territories have authorized 10,000 Palestinians toenter their countries.Suboh said that some 45,000 additional emigration requests werecurrently being evaluated by various foreign representatives.The Foreign Ministry official noted that Palestinian emigration waslikely to continue with the deterioration of the security situation.

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