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In the lead up to the anti-settlement resolution which angered Jerusalem, Trump’s team had urged the US to veto the resolution.
US envoy to the UN Samantha Power addresses abstention by the US on UN Security Council Resolution 2334.
Setters explained that outposts were communities begun with pledges of government support and approval that were never actualized.
Ma’aleh Adumim has a population of close to 38,000 and is the third-largest West Bank settlement.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,JEREMY SHARON,HERB KEINON
Netanyahu reacted with fury to the passage of the UN’s anti-settlement resolution because it dramatically shifts the diplomatic playing field.
By HERB KEINON
In a statement issued to Germany’s largest circulation daily, Bild, after the UN resolution, the Foreign Ministry claimed that “a democratic Israel is only achievable through a two-state-solution.”
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
“Australia is not currently a member of the UN Security Council and therefore not eligible to vote on UNSC resolutions."
These moves could be just the tip of the iceberg.
Senior diplomatic sources described the US abstention on the resolution as Obama’s last act of “sticking it” to Israel.
By HERB KEINON,MICHAEL WILNER,DANIELLE ZIRI
The state emphasized that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman had requested the postponement in order to ensure that the evacuation happens peacefully.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The outpost, built in 1995 on private Palestinian land, faces a looming evacuation.
By ELIYAHU KAMISHER,ANNA AHRONHEIM
European Union expresses that it "strongly opposes" the proposed law to retroactively legalize 4,000 settler homes built on private Palestinian property.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Bennett: This bill says a nation cannot be an occupier in its own land; Begin: Proposal is neither wise nor legal.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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