Insight – In Netanyahu’s fourth term, what’s next for Israeli settlements?

Posted By on April 6, 2015

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement in front of new construction in the Jewish settlement known to Israelis as Har Homa and to Palestinians as Jabal Abu Ghneim, in an area of the West Bank that Israel captured in a 1967 war and annexed to the city... Reuters/Ronen Zvulun/Files MITZPE KRAMIM, West Bank (Reuters) - A day before his surprise election victory last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood against the backdrop of a construction site in Har Homa, a towering settlement in the occupied West Bank, and pledged to go on building. The next week, however, his office ordered local authorities to put the brakes on plans to erect hundreds of new homes at Har Homa, a settlement Netanyahu authorised in 1997 during his first term in the face of fierce international opposition

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Insight - In Netanyahu's fourth term, what's next for Israeli settlements?

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