Israel approves 560 new settler homes
Jul04

Israel approves 560 new settler homes

Israel has approved 560 new homes for the West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim, a spokesman for the settlement said Monday (July 4), in a move likely to further raise tensions following a series of Palestinian attacks. The Maale Adumim mayor was on Sunday night officially informed of the decision by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman to allow the planning of the homes in the settlement east of...

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Israel detains 47 Palestinians in major raids in East Jerusalem, West Bank
Jun01

Israel detains 47 Palestinians in major raids in East Jerusalem, West Bank

Israeli forces detained at least 47 Palestinians in overnight raids in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank, Palestinian and Israeli sources told Ma’an. Israeli police carried out a major detention campaign in the al-Tur and al-Suwwana neighborhoods of East Jerusalem, detaining at least 29 Palestinian men and teenagers, locals told Ma’an. The sources said groups of infantry troops along with intelligence officers stormed several...

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