Israel slammed for West Bank land expropriation
Israel announced Sunday that the land in and around the Wadi Fukin valley, would become "state land," clearing the way for the development of a new Israeli settlement. The affected land lies near Bethlehem and close to Bitar Ilit -- one of the biggest ...
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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:03:40 GMT Israel slammed for West Bank land expropriation - CNN
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:26:38 GMT Israel proposes taking more West Bank land for Jewish settlers - Washington Post
Israel proposes taking more West Bank land for Jewish settlers
JERUSALEM — The Israeli government announced Sunday that it would appropriate almost 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank that could be used to build homes for Jewish settlers. The Israeli group Peace Now, which opposes expansion of Israeli ...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:18:52 GMT Israel to expropriate 400 hectares of West Bank land - Deutsche Welle
Israel to expropriate 400 hectares of West Bank land
4,000 dunams at Gevaot (settlement) is declared as state land," the Israeli army's civil affairs department said on Sunday. According to a government spokesman in Tel Aviv, the Palestinian owners of the land have 45 days to contest the decision to ...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:07:37 GMT Israel estimates cost of Gaza conflict at £1.5bn - The Guardian
Israel estimates cost of Gaza conflict at £1.5bn
Israel has been presented with a hefty bill for 50 days of war in Gaza, as the prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, moved to slash government spending by 2% this year to offset the $2.52 bn (£1.51bn) cost of the conflict. With only the Israeli military ...
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:55:22 GMT Israel Claims To Shoot Down Drone From Syria - Huffington Post
Israel Claims To Shoot Down Drone From Syria
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Sunday that it shot down a drone that entered Israeli-controlled airspace from neighboring Syria, heightening tensions in the volatile Golan Heights. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said the aircraft ...
Israel Shoots Down Drone That Crossed From Syria
IAF shoots down drone infiltrating Israel, apparently from Syria
Israel Shoots Down Drone From Syria
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:36:40 GMT Israel Claims Nearly 1000 Acres of West Bank Land Near Bethlehem - New York Times
New York Times
Israel Claims Nearly 1000 Acres of West Bank Land Near Bethlehem
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Israel laid claim on Sunday to nearly 1,000 acres of West Bank land in a Jewish settlement bloc near Bethlehem — a step that could herald significant Israeli construction in the area — defying Palestinian demands for a halt in settlement ...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 05:11:29 GMT Israel to appropriate 400 hectares in West Bank for 'state use' - The Independent
Israel to appropriate 400 hectares in West Bank for 'state use'
Other settler leaders praised the land declaration as an appropriate response to the murder of three Israeli teens. “The goal of the murderers of the three youths was to sow fear and disrupt our living routine and our answer is strengthening settlement ...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:05:11 GMT WATCH: Lady Gaga greets fans in Israel before Tel Aviv show - Jerusalem Post
WATCH: Lady Gaga greets fans in Israel before Tel Aviv show
Lady Gaga's concert in Israel on September 13 will go on as planned, her management announced Sunday, after a summer of canceled high-profile concerts, from Neil Young to the Backstreet Boys to Lana Del Rey. She released a video on Monday with a ...
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:51:49 GMT Jon Stewart: Criticizing Israel doesn't make me anti-Israel - Haaretz
Jon Stewart: Criticizing Israel doesn't make me anti-Israel
Jon Stewart: Criticizing Israel doesn't make me anti-Israel. Daily Show talks about his directorial film debut 'Rosewater,' explains why it wasn't shot in Israel and answers accusations of being a 'self-hating Jew.' By Talia Lavin Aug. 31, 2014 | 10:02 ...
Jon Stewart: Criticizing Israel Doesn't Make Me 'Pro-Terrorist'
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:55:29 GMT US urges Israel to reverse appropriation of land for West Bank settlement - The Guardian
US urges Israel to reverse appropriation of land for West Bank settlement
The United States has criticised Israel's announcement of a land appropriation for possible settlement construction in the occupied West Bank as “counterproductive” to peace efforts, and urged the Israeli government to reverse the decision. Israel laid ...
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