Adelson at site of new med school to bear his name: Wrong that Israelis have to travel abroad for medical education.
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.
Liberman: No government has done more for the settlement enterprise.
The ground that was broken on 2,630 new settler homes last year, is the second highest amount of new Jewish construction that has occurred in the West Bank since the year 2,000.
The Regulation Bill will remove the final protection for Palestinian landowners in the West Bank
Just last month, the UNSC passed Resolution 2334 calling on Israel to cease such activity, noting that it was illegal.
Israel is fearful that Obama might take some kind of significant decision in regard to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, thereby making it a difficult time to approve such legislation.
The annual growth of 4.1% is slightly more than double the 2% rate in the rest country.
The very harsh tone of the statement has fueled speculation that the US may support an anti-settlement resolution in the UN Security Council.