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Israel Proposes Taking More West Bank Land for Jewish settlers

posted on September 2, 2014

At The Washington Post, William Booth and Ruth Eglash report on the Israeli government’s recent announcement that it would appropriate almost 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank to build homes for Jewish settlers. Palestinians who want to create a sovereign state in the Gaza Strip and West Bank say that “Israel’s settlement construction makes their dream of a contiguous, viable state less achievable,” Booth and Eglash write. The Israeli group Peace Now calls the acquisition “the largest land appropriation in 30 years.”

Read at The Washington Post