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UK condemns Israel’s settlement plans in southern Jerusalem

The UK condemned Israel’s announcement to move forward with the construction of 1,077 housing units in the illegal Israeli settlement of Givat Hamatos, in occupied southern Jerusalem. This follows the announcement on 20 February to advance 2,200 units in the existing illegal settlement of Har Homa. “Settlement construction in these highly sensitive areas undermines the viability of a future Palestinian …

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Israeli channel: Israel invites bids for 1,000 settlement units in Jerusalem

An official Israeli channel reported, on Sunday 23 February 2020, that the office of the outgoing Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the Ministry of Construction and Housing are about to announce in a couple of days bids to build about 1,000 settlement units in Givat Hamatos area (outpost), south of occupied Jerusalem. Kan channel added that the Jerusalem municipality will …

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Ireland’s foreign minister condemns Israel’s settlement announcement

Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney condemned the latest Israeli announcement on further settlement construction and expansion in parts of occupied East Jerusalem. “All settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian are clearly illegal under international law,” said the minister in a press statement. He stressed that the construction of settlements in the illegal settlements of Har Homa …

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Bennett: Israel will never give up one inch of land to Arabs

Israeli Defence Minister Naftali Bennett has announced that the Israeli government will never give up one inch of land to Arabs, Al Watan Voice reported on Friday. “In order to achieve this goal, we must continue the settlement enterprise,” Al Watan Voice reported Bennet informing Israel Hayom. He added: Settlement is one of the poles of Zionism so we must expand …

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Israel asks UK to include settlements in free trade deal

Israel has asked the UK to include illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem and the Golan Heights in the free trade deal being discussed between the two sides, Israel Hayom reported on Thursday. According to the Israeli newspaper, Israeli Economy Minister Eli Cohen had written to his British counterpart, Conor Burns, informing him: “Most of Israel’s free trade …

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Amazon forcing Palestinians to list themselves as Israelis for free shipping

Global ecommerce company Amazon has been accused of discriminating against Palestinians by offering free shipping to illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank but not to Palestinians living in the same area. In findings released in an investigation by the Financial Times, the newspaper discovered that by taking all of the illegal settlement addresses and entering them into Amazon’s delivery portal, …

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UN releases database of firms operating in illegal Israeli settlements

The UN human rights office on Wednesday released a list of more than 100 companies it said are complicit in violating Palestinian human rights by operating in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. The UN step is considered the first-ever international attempt to name and shame businesses that have ties with Israel’s illegal settlement activities in the occupied …

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EU’s Borrell warns of violence if Israel annexes Jordan Valley

The EU’s top diplomat, Josep Borrell, urged Israel on Tuesday not to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, warning of Palestinian protests if it went ahead. Israel captured the West Bank in a 1967 war. The Palestinian Authority wants to make the area part of a future state, but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu …

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Israel plans West Bank annex after ‘deal of century’

Israel’s prime minister said his government has begun editing West Bank maps to include areas his country plans to annex, reports Anadolu Agency.   The move comes after US President Donald Trump released a “deal” to end the Israel-Palestine conflict. Benjamin Netanyahu said lands that will be part of Israel are at the mapping stage and sovereignty will be applied to all …

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“Israel” bans Imam of al-Aqsa Mosque from entering it for four months

Israeli police raided the house of head of the Supreme Islamic Commission and the Imam of al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Ekrema Sabri, in occupied Jerusalem during the pre-dawn hours and handed him a notice banning him from entering the mosque for a period of four months. IOF also summoned Sabri for interrogation at “Qashla” center, in the occupied city of Jerusalem. …

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