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Construction on park near Arab graves sparks widespread outrage

Nature and Parks Authority insists graves that were illegally placed in the public area in recent years will not be disturbed.

27/10/2021

Jordan blasts Israel after 1,300 apartments approved for sale in West Bank settlements

Left-wing politicians and activists expressed outrage as 1,355 housing units are set to be marketed in West Bank settlements.

US concerned about Israeli plans for 3,000 settler homes

The announcement about settler housing plans comes amid media reports that Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is under extra US pressure to freeze such plans.

Israel can't submit to Biden pressure on consulate, settlements - opinion

Since last spring, the Biden administration has pressured Israel to allow the US to reopen a separate consulate, solely for Palestinian Arabs, in the heart of Israel’s capital, Jerusalem.

By MORTON A. KLEIN
20/10/2021
E1 area of the West Bank

Israeli building in E1 will thwart Palestinian state, NGOs tell IDF

'Israeli construction on E1 harms Palestine’s future growth potential and therefore closes the door to the possibility of a peace agreement,' architect Uri Reicher told the Civil Administration.

Steps both sides could take towards peace - opinion

Some of these things will be quite unpopular on both sides of the conflict; nonetheless, their acceptance and implementation could have positive impacts for both sides.

Bennett slammed after calling for 'natural' West Bank settler growth

Right-wing politicians slammed Prime Minister Naftali Bennett after he spoke of maintaining only 'natural' West Bank settlement growth in an interview he gave to the New York Times.

A bird’s-eye view of the settlement enterprise after Area C announcement

The Yesha Council's frustration and condemnation of the construction work in both Jewish and Palestinian parts of Area C are the results of a narrow view.

12/08/2021
E1 area of the West Bank

IDF advances settler E1 project ahead of Bennett-Biden meeting

In a move likely to complicate Israel's relations with Washington, Bennett approved construction of 3,412 apartment units in the West Bank.

Nine ways the Evyatar outpost impacts the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

The events of the last two months on the Evyatar hilltop, which were overshadowed by the Gaza war, Jerusalem unrest and Jewish-Arab riots, mark one such turning point.

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