2500 new West Bank settlement homes in 2018

JERUSALEM | Israel defense chief plans 2,500 new West Bank settler homes

JERUSALEM — Israel’s defense minister said Thursday he will seek approval next week to fast-track construction of 2,500 new West Bank settlement homes in 2018, an announcement likely to further ratchet up tensions between Israelis and Palestinians. Avigdor Lieberman’s office said in a statement that he aimed to fulfill a commitment to expand construction in … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel defense chief plans 2,500 new West Bank settler homes