Israel greenlights largest West Bank settlement construction in 25 years

EU warns Israel against settlement units in Occupied West Bank

EU warns Israel against settlement units in Occupied West Bank

Israel pushed forward with the plans as it also marked 50 years since the Six-Day War, fought from June 5-10, 1967 and which began its continuing occupation of the West Bank. The last round of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians collapsed in 2014, mainly over the expansion of the settlements.

This time Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved the largest number of settlements since 1992, in defiance of requests by the United States. The powerful settler movement wields heavy influence in Netanyahu's right-wing governing coalition.

Counting plans and tenders, Peace Now said 7,721 units had been advanced this year, nearly triple the number for all of 2016, which amounted to 2,699. And a small portion of these neighborhoods, even though they are within Jerusalem's municipal boundaries, are on the other side of Israel's West Bank security fence, and they are being deprived of basic municipal services from Jerusalem city hall.

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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has condemned the plan for the new housing units.

Almost 400,000 Jewish settlers are estimated to be living in the West Bank along with 2.8 million Palestinians.

Sears released a statement Wednesday saying that they removed their "Free Palestine" shirts from its online marketplace. "It is unacceptable for United Nations agencies to not only attempt to change the political facts on the ground, but to question the connection between the State of Israel and our capital of Jerusalem", he said. Israel would then deduce the same amount from tax transfers to the Palestinian Authority in the following fiscal year.

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"There isn't and there hasn't been a better government to take care of the Jewish settlement in Judea and Samara and to develop it", he said.

Last week, the premier told settlers he would keep building across the West Bank. "It is a challenge to Trump's efforts to create an appropriate atmosphere for a serious political process, and a blatant challenge to the global community as a whole", a statement said.

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