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Israel Settlement Construction

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Benjamin Netanyahu Accused Of Election Ploy In Backlash Over New Settlements

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- Political observers to the left of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are calling a release of bids for the construction of new housing u...

Israel Approves 184 New Settlement Homes

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2014 | World

(Corrects Palestinian position on "Jewishness" of Israel) * New homes will be built in occupied West Bank * Jewish settl...

Official: Israel Planning New Settlement Construction

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 12.25.2013 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel likely will announce new plans for construction in Jewish settlements next week, an official said Wednesday, a move that is ...

Report: Israel Steps Up Settlement Housing Starts

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Housing starts in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank are up by 70 percent this year, the anti-...

Settlement Construction Clouds Middle East Peace Talks

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

By Crispian Balmer JERUSALEM, Aug 13 (Reuters) - A 10-minute drive from where negotiators will sit down on Wednesday to resume long-st...

New Housing Minister: Israeli Settlement Expansion Will Continue

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, March 17 (Reuters) - Israel's new housing minister said on Sunday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's incoming cabinet would keep ex...

Israel Approves 1,500 New Homes In Controversial Settlement Expansion

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Israel approved plans to build 1,500 more Jewish settler homes in east Jerusalem on Monday, an official said, days aft...

Israel Set To Advance Construction In East Jerusalem

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 02.03.2013 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinians will ask the U.N. Security Council to call for an Israeli settlement freeze, President Mahmoud Abbas and ...

U.S. Urges Israel To Reconsider Plan To Build More Settlement Homes

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The United States urged Israel on Monday to reconsider its plan to erect 3,000 more homes in the occupied West Bank an...

Ban Ki-Moon Urges Israel To Halt Settlement Construction

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 04.02.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Israel must halt settlement building and present detailed proposals for a border with a future Palestinian state, visiting...

The Eviction of One Palestinian Family Might Cause the Next Political Crisis Over East Jerusalem

Hagit Ofran | Posted 01.17.2012 | World
Hagit Ofran

In Silwan there is a fight over nationality, history and also religion. For the Palestinians, it is a Palestinian neighborhood, next to Al-Aqsa Mosque where thousands of Palestinians have been living for ages

Obama Admin 'Disappointed' In Israel Over Settlements

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Monday it was "disappointed" by Israel's refusal to extend a slowdown in settlement construction and ...

Avigdor Lieberman, Israel's Foreign Minister, Pushes For New Settlement Construction Amid Middle East Peace Talks

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's hard-line foreign minister said Monday that his party will try to block any extension of Israel's settlement slowdown, a mo...