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IOF seizes 2500 dunums of Palestinian land in West Bank

Israeli occupation forces seized 2522 dunums in the occupied West Bank in favor of the construction of illegal settlements, said municipal sources and a cartographer. Mayor of Al-Jab’a Dhyab Masha’la said that several Palestinian farmers entered their olive groves adjacent to the nearby illegal settlement of Eli, and were shocked to find Israeli military orders informing them of Israel’s plan …

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Israel approves 2,300 settler homes in West Bank

The plans for 2,342 settler homes in the occupied West Bank have been given final approval for construction by Israel, confirmed settlement watchdog Peace Now. Approval for a building permit for the construction of the new Tunnel Road, which bypasses Bethlehem to the west has also been granted by Israeli occupation authorities, which is expected to increase the number of …

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Israel uses fake people, stories to promote Jewish immigration

Fabricated immigrant stories and quotes along with stock images of people were posted on Twitter by the Israeli Immigrant Integration Ministry to encourage Jews to relocate to the occupation state. An investigation undertaken by the Times of Israel failed to find any of the supposed immigrants quoted on its social media accounts. Following an inquiry, many of the fake posts – using …

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Settlers chop 25 olive trees for Palestinian farmers in Bethlehem

Israeli settlers chopped 25 olive trees for Palestinian farmers in the village of Nahalin, east of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, local sources said. Hani Fannoun, head of Nahalin municipality, said that the land where the trees were cut down belongs to two Palestinian villagers from Nahalin, and is located near the illegal Israeli settlement of Bat Ayin. The …

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Netanyahu vows to annex large parts of occupied West Bank

Israeli occupation prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has announced he will annex large swathes of the occupied Palestine if he is re-elected next week. Netanyahu said on Tuesday he planned to make the move after next week’s vote and hinted it may have been approved by Washington. “I am waiting to do this in maximum coordination with Trump,” he said. The …

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Israeli occupation government green-lights 300 housing units in West Bank settlement

Israeli occupation government green-lights 300 housing units in West Bank settlement   Israeli occupation Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the construction of 300 new housing units in the West Bank settlement of Dolev, built illegally on al-Janiya village land to the west of Ramallah. Netanyahu reportedly has directed the Occupation Defense Ministry body responsible for authorizing West Bank construction to …

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Israel to demolish several structures in Jerusalem neighborhood

The Israeli occupation forces of West Jerusalem delivered today demolition orders for several Palestinian structures in Issawiyeh neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, according to local sources. The Israeli occupation forces handed several Palestinian residents of Issawiyeh demolition orders under the pretext of building without permits. For the residents of Issawiyeh, a Palestinian village of some 20,000, and other parts of …

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Netanyahu vows never to dismantle illegal Israel settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed never to dismantle Israel’s illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. Speaking yesterday at an event in the settlement of Revava – which forms part of the Ariel settlement bloc located off Route 60, south of Nablus – Netanyahu vowed that there would be no uprooting of Israel’s West Bank settlements as long as he …

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SIPRI: Israel owns 80-90 nuclear warheads

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said in a report that despite maintaining a long-term policy of not commenting on its nuclear arsenal, Israel is believed to own between 80 and 90 nuclear warheads. By the start of 2019, nine countries, namely the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea possessed as …

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