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Israel Settlement Expansion

Israel Expands Settlements In Response To New Palestinian Gov't

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 06.05.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel gave the final go-ahead Thursday to build nearly 1,500 homes in Jewish settlements, saying the construction was a response t...

Israel Approves West Bank Settlement Expansion

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 07.30.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's Housing Ministry said Thursday it has given the final go-ahead for the construction of 300 new homes in a Jewish settlement...

Israel Moves Ahead With 300 New Settler Houses In West Bank

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 05.09.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel has given preliminary approval to build nearly 300 housing units in a West Bank settlement, a spokesman said Thursday, bringing a ...

Obama: Israeli Settlements Not Constructive

AP | Posted 03.21.2013 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- President Barack Obama says he's told Israel's leaders the U.S. does not consider settlement activity in the West Bank to be co...

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...

Palestinians Pitch Tents On Earmarked Israeli Settlement Land

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2013 | World

By Ismail Khader E1, West Bank, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Palestinians from villages in the occupied West Bank near Jerusalem pitched tents o...

EU Condemns Israel Over Settlements

AP | DON MELVIN and SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 02.09.2013 | World

BRUSSELS — The European Union warned Israel of unspecified consequences Monday if it goes through with plans to build thousands of new settler h...

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 ...

Israeli Government Set To Approve 4,300 New Apartments In East Jerusalem

AP | DANIELLA CHESLOW | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli security forces are importing horses, water cannons, tear-gas launchers and a nauseating noise machine to control crowds if ...