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Israel wants to confiscate over 3,000 acres in West Bank “for military purposes”

Continuously stealing land is the only thing that Israel is good at. Israel does not want “peace”, they want all the “pieces” of the land left in the hands of Palestinians!

Israel wants to confiscate over 3,000 acres in West Bank ‘for military purposes’ – report
Published time: November 09, 2014 14:32

Israel wants to confiscate over 3,000 acres in West Bank

Israel has plans to take 3,176 acres of Palestinian land around a West Bank village near central Jerusalem, according to residents of the village who were handed orders signed by the head of IDF Central Command, Ma’an News reports.

Beit Iksa residents told Ma’an that the orders, signed by the Israeli military commander in the West Bank, Nitzan Alon, were distributed Saturday morning by the soldiers. They gave residents of the village until 2017 to evacuate the land.

Ma’an also published maps of the areas to be expropriated. Continue reading ‘Israel wants to confiscate over 3,000 acres in West Bank “for military purposes”’

Palestinians ask UN to demand Israel end settlements

The Palestinians asked the UN Security Council on Wednesday to demand that Israel immediately reverse plans to build more Jewish settlements, at an emergency meeting called to address tensions in east Jerusalem.

Israeli settlers: Patriots or invaders?

A UN report says Israeli settlements violate human rights and could be prosecuted as war crimes, but many Israeli settlers consider themselves patriots. So what hope is there for peace in the Middle East?In a country where settlers are now one of the biggest and strongest political movements, Dani Dayan, a Netanyahu advisor and the outgoing chairman of the Yesha (Settlers) Council, says there is no two-state solution to the conflict and that he is happy with the status quo.Dayan has been a major in the Israeli army, a successful IT entrepreneur, and a University lecturer. Continue reading ‘Israeli settlers: Patriots or invaders?’

Bedouins stage “day of rage” in Israel

Yet another land-grab disguised as a “resettlement” programme. A plan to resettle thousands of Bedouins is causing controversy in Israel. More than 40,000 Palestinian Israelis will be evicted if the plan goes ahead.

Meet the Israeli settlers

An educational look at how Israeli settlers behave when occupying other people’s land.