IDF to impose general closure on West Bank until end of Independence Day

The IDF will impose a general closure on the West Bank starting at midnight Monday and ending at midnight Thursday, at the end of Independence Day. The army said that for the duration of the closure, those in need of humanitarian aid as well as doctors and medical personnel will be authorized to move to and from the territories. The IDF said it regards Remembrance Day and Independence Day as a highly sensitive time security wise.