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One of four dead in West Bank, Gaza east Jerusalem incidents.
The families argued they had bought the plots in good faith and believed they were the rightful owners.
The police called on law-abiding residents of the area to denounce the violence of a “handful of criminals.”
Fifteen families were given one week to move out.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Fifteen settler families have been squatting in the home for weeks after a Palestinian family was kicked out.
“The attack on me took place in broad daylight right in front of soldiers who refused, despite my pleadings, to intervene and provide me with physical protection.”
Since he was elected to the premiership in 2009 and declared his support for a Palestinian state, Netanyahu has walked a careful diplomatic tightrope.
15 families are currently illegally occupying a home in the controversial city.
The West Bank hilltop community of Netiv Ha'avot is slated to be demolished by March.
This would never have happened a year ago, the Samaria Regional Council said.
Settlers waged a similar campaign against former defense minster Moshe Ya’alon and supported Liberman when he became defense minister last year.
Arrests follow attacks on police officers and IDF soldiers in the turbulent settlement.
By ALIMASHER KAMISHU
‘Guys with “peyot” and bearded faces are much more photogenic than a guy without a beard who speaks Hebrew that everyone can understand’
By OZ ROSENBERG/MAARIV
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