NGOs: Israel’s Development of E1 Zone Will Thwart Palestinian State

The construction of 3,500 settler homes in E1 zone between Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley is designed to thwart Palestinian state, architect Uri Reicher testified this week at the Higher Planning Council of the Israeli occupation Civil Administration hearing on the project. “Israeli construction on E1 harms Palestine’s future growth potential and therefore closes the…

Children from the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar look on as a bulldozer makes preparations for an access road to be used by Israeli forces in the "imminent evacuation and demolition" of the West Bank hamlet, July 4, 2018.

Israeli Official: “We Have No Plans to Limit Settlement Construction”

Despite the change of administration in the United States, Israel’s settlement building policies in the occupied Palestinian territories will remain largely unchanged, an Israeli government official has told The Times of Israel. The official said that Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s new government will operate based on the understandings his predecessor Benjamin Netanyahu reached with former…

The about to be evacuated Israeli settler outpost of Evyatar erected on Palestinian lands adjacent to the village of Beita, July 3, 2021

Palestinian Killed, Two Wounded by Occupation Forces near Nablus

A 20-year-old Palestinian man was killed on Saturday, July 3, by Israeli military fire, following clashes between residents of the West Bank village of Qusra and Israeli settlers, the Palestinian Health Ministry announced. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors colonial settlement activities in the northern West Bank, told the Palestinian news agency WAFA that Mohammad Fareed Hasan, a…