Israel advances plans for nearly 2,200 settler homes in West Bank – NGO

Israeli authorities have advanced plans for nearly 2,200 settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the Peace Now NGO said on Wednesday. The plans would be the first such approvals since snap polls were called earlier this week. A Defense Ministry committee with responsibility for such projects on Tuesday and Wednesday approved the plans, which […]

Israel to build 176 new settler homes in East Jerusalem

Published time: 25 Oct, 2017 13:30 Israeli authorities gave the greenlight to the expansion of a Jewish settler enclave in East Jerusalem on Wednesday. The settlement, which is in the middle of a Palestinian neighborhood, currently has 91 homes, and will receive a further 176. The decision to expand the settlement is aimed at “unifying” […]