Israeli cabinet approves first West Bank settlement in 20 years

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Maayan Lubell

Israel’s security cabinet on Thursday approved the building of the first new settlement in the occupied West Bank in two decades, even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu negotiates with Washington on a possible curb on settlement activity.

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Time To Decide

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Israel, USA, EU and the World: You have less than three months to decide

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Fadi Elhusseini

On August 27th, the headlines around the world were that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and nine other top officials resigned from the ruling Executive Committee (ExCo) of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).

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