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ISRAEL - PALESTINE - IRAN
Ban Ki-moon against the Israeli settlements. The G8 "deplores" Tehran
The Quartet also calls for the freezing of the "natural growth" of settlements. The Palestinian Authority demands the end of the settlements and the removal of checkpoints in the West Bank. The declaration to Iran calls on Tehran to respect fundamental rights and expresses sorrow over civilian deaths in demonstrations.
02/03/2016 09:44:00 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Two Palestinians killed infiltrating West Bank settlement. Yesterday another Palestinian killed
The first two were trying to attack a settler and were killed by soldiers as they fled. Another Palestinian killed after two soldiers opened fire in the Qalandiya refugee camp near Jerusalem following attack with stones and Molotov cocktails. Since last October 128 Palestinians and 28 Israelis have been killed.
Israeli jets bomb Gaza. Israel accused of "ethnic cleansing"
At least 17 injured including seven children. The raid was in retaliation against Hamas rockets on Ashkelon. In Geneva, Israel is accused of operating "ethnic cleansing" through the policy of settlements in the occupied territories.
17/03/2016 11:54:00 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Palestinian leader: Israel expansionism exploits political vacuum in Europe and the United States
Bernard Sabella denounces the new course of Israel, taking Palestinian land to "do whatever it wants". Western governments shows "complete disregard" for the question and two-state solution is put on the back burner. The Netanyahu government announces the annexation of 234 hectares near Jericho. Peace Now: "large-scale confiscations".
07/06/2012 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Israel orders the construction of hundreds of new houses in the West Bank
PM Netanyahu announces the expansion of Beit El with the construction of 300 new homes. Construction minister announces 551 new flats in other West Bank settlements. Previously, Knesset rejected the legalisation of outposts on private Palestinian land, which triggers anger among settlers who vow to resist.
27/03/2012 ISRAEL - PALESTINE
Clashes between Israelis and Palestinians. Israel at war with the United Nations on settlements
A soldier in Tel Aviv stabbed during a patrol, but wounds are not life threatening. In response, the military opened fire wounding three Arabs, two critically. It is the second episode in a month. Israel, severs diplomatic relations with the UN Council for Human Rights, which wants to investigate the settlements.
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