Residents of Area C claim that the Palestinian construction in Area B to create agricultural roads for Palestinian farmers is getting dangerously close to their borders.
On Thursday the Ministry of Housing and Construction published tenders for 956 new settler homes.
The second quarter data in 2018 on housing starts is 66% higher than that of 2017.
MK Bezalel Smotrich submitted a bill on the outposts, which he hopes will come before the Knesset Ministerial Committee this Sunday before it heads on out break on July 18th.
Disagreements over settlement policy had prevented diplomatic meetings from happening between Israeli and German ministers.
“I think the time has come to apply Israeli law in Judea and Samaria.”
“We must be strong in the face of terrorism that afflicts the entire world.”
If Netanyahu accedes to the demand, it would create a second Israeli city, after Ariel, in Samaria.
Israel should not set its settlement policy based on a terrorist attack and the tragic outcome. It should decide what it wants based on what is in the country’s best interest.