One Palestinian resident who sat on a plastic chair in his living room told the Border Police that he would rather they destroy the home on top of his head than take him out by force.
While the IDF does not usually carry out enforcement in Areas A and B, in this case the buildings were constructed too close to the security barrier.
The EU took particular issue with a new IDF tool to evacuate illegal Palestinian villages, which it adapted from a measure initiated to help destroy settler outposts.
In their statement, the EU also urged Israel to halt settlement construction, while encouraging the rebuilding of illegal Palestinian schools.
The Council and right-wing politicians are concerned the move will allow that territory to become part of a Palestinian state in any final-status agreement for a two-state solution.
Ten new industrial zones are to be set up to combat unemployment in the sector, which is currently the highest in the country, the statement said.
Witnesses and audio visual data raise possibility that Yacoub Abu al-Kaeean was shot by police while immobilized during their recent demolition operation in a Beduin Israeli village.
A West Bank Palestinian village, home to 300 people living in ramshackle tents and shacks, has become a cause célèbre for both left- and right-wing activists.
Bennett: Revolutionary bill leads the way to annexation; Kahlon says legislation balances rule of law with settlements.