Israel’s Revenge: Israel Authorizes Controversial New Settlements in Revenge for Palestine’s UN Bid

Following the overwhelming UN vote for implicit recognition of Palestinian statehood, Israel has authorized the construction of 3,000 more housing units in East Jerusalem and the West Bank and is also speeding up the processing of 1,000 additional planning permissions.

According to the New York Times, the bulk of the new housing units are set to be built “in a controversial area of East Jerusalem known as E1, where Jewish settlements have long been seen as the death knell for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”

Other parts of the construction projects will connect Jerusalem and the illegal Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim, and “therefore make it impossible to connect the Palestinian cities of Ramallah and Bethlehem to Palestinian neighborhoods of East Jerusalem.”

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2 thoughts on “Israel’s Revenge: Israel Authorizes Controversial New Settlements in Revenge for Palestine’s UN Bid

  1. Aotearoawiderperspectice – perhaps present the perspective of the other side so that your readers have a truly wider perspective to date you have just proliferated the same polemical propaganda. Israel are the cowboys and the Palestinians are the poor indigenous Indians – more balance please.

    • Why don’t you go fuck yourself Hasbarah boy. The entire global MSM is at your service already so why don’t you go wank off somewhere and leave this blog alone.

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