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West Bank settlers leave outpost

June 26th, 2012 Comments off

Israeli authorities begin to evacuate dozens of Jewish settlers from an unauthorised West Bank outpost after a court orders it to be dismantled
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Palestinian village faces demolition by Israel

June 21st, 2012 Comments off

In this Friday, June 15, 2012 photo, a Palestinian girls carries a Palestinian flag in the West Bank town of Susiya. Palestinian herders in this hamlet have clung to arid acres spread over several West Bank hills for decades, even as Israel forced them to live off the grid while providing water and electricity to nearby Jewish settlements and unauthorized outposts. But the end seems near for Susiya's 200 residents: Citing zoning violations, Israel is threatening to demolish the village, including German-funded solar panels. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)Palestinians in this hamlet have clung to their arid acres for decades, living without proper electricity or water while Israel provides both to Jewish settlers on nearby hills. But the end now seems near for Susiya: Demolition orders distributed last week by the Israelis aim to destroy virtually the entire village.

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Settlers suspected in West Bank mosque arson

June 19th, 2012 Comments off

Two men look at the damage to the mosque in Jaba on TuesdayUnknown attackers set fire to a West Bank mosque and sprayed it with Hebrew graffiti early on Tuesday, in an incident that bore the hallmarks of an attack by extremist Jewish settlers.

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Israeli settlers shoot West Bank Palestinian

May 26th, 2012 Comments off

Palestinian men carry a wounded protester on a stretcher after clashes with settlers in the West BankA Palestinian was shot and wounded on Saturday in clashes with Jewish settlers from the hardline Yitzhar settlement in the northern West Bank, witnesses and an AFP journalist said.

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Settlers ignore deadline to leave West Bank house

April 3rd, 2012 Comments off

An Israeli border policeman aims his weapon as Palestinians school girls walk near a building occupied by Israeli settlers in the West Bank city of Hebron,Tuesday, April 3, 2012. The Israeli military on Monday ordered dozens of Jewish settlers to evacuate a building they occupied last week in the heart of Hebron, the West Bank's most volatile Palestinian city. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)Dozens of Jewish settlers on Tuesday ignored a deadline to evacuate an illegally occupied West Bank house, as the government remained silent on whether they would be allowed to stay.

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Israeli army orders settlers out of Hebron house

April 2nd, 2012 Comments off

Israeli soldiers and police stand guard outside the building, on the left, occupied by Israeli settlers in the West Bank city of Hebron, Monday, April 2, 2012. The Israeli military on Monday ordered dozens of Jewish settlers to evacuate a three-story building they occupied last week in the heart of the West Bank's most volatile city, saying they had entered it without receiving approval from defense authorities. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)The Israeli military on Monday ordered dozens of Jewish settlers to evacuate a building they occupied last week in the heart of Hebron, the West Bank’s most volatile Palestinian city.

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Israel court blocks outpost deal

March 25th, 2012 Comments off

Israel’s Supreme Court rejects a government deal with Jewish settlers to delay evacuation of the illegal West Bank outpost of Migron until 2015.
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Israel charges five settlers with army base rampage (Reuters)

January 8th, 2012 Comments off

Reuters – Israel charged five Jewish settlers on Sunday with orchestrating a riot in an army base in the West Bank in a bid to foil plans to dismantle illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory.
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Israel rejects criticism of settlements (AP)

December 22nd, 2011 Comments off

AP – Israel is lashing out at diplomats at the U.N. who condemned Israeli settlement construction in territory claimed by the Palestinians and attacks apparently carried out by Jewish settlers.
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Jewish settlers set fire to mosque, defy Netanyahu (Reuters)

December 15th, 2011 Comments off

Reuters – People thought to be Jewish settlers set fire to a mosque, damaging its interior, in the West Bank on Thursday after Israeli forces tore down structures in a settler-outpost built without government approval.
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