Belfast Telegraph

Israel claims 400 hectares of West Bank: iGraphic

Israel's appropriation of 400 hectares of the West Bank is the biggest such move in 30 years.

The takeover of land belonging to five Palestinian villages clears the way for construction of a new settlement, Gvaot, but has drawn Palestinian condemnation and a US rebuke.

Click the icons (below left) to see areas and settlement blocs around Jerusalem
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