Israel Approves Building Settlement In West Bank- A First Since 1999 Despite The US Issuing Caution

Israel approves the building of the first settlement in the occupied West Bank since 1999, despite the White House warning to 'hold back for a...
Israel approves the building of the first settlement in the occupied West Bank since 1999, despite the White House warning to 'hold back for a little bit' 30 March 2017 The majority of the international community considers this to be illegal under international law It will be created to appease 40 settler families after their February eviction from the Amona outpost in the West Bank The Israeli High Court ruled that this outpost had been built illegally on Palestinian land Establishing a new settlement may be a way for Netanyahu to appease far-right members of his coalition government who are...