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Israel to Resume Building Illegal Settlements in Occupied West Bank

HeadlineAug 13, 2021

Israel announced it will resume settlement building in the occupied West Bank after an almost year-long break. The settlements are considered illegal under international law and routinely dispossess Palestinians of their homes and land. Some 2,000 new units for Jewish settlers are expected to be approved next week, as well as 1,000 units for Palestinians living under Israeli military control.

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