The move, letting settlers keep private Palestinian land, draws a furious reaction from Palestinians.
MK Yehuda Glick says that passing the Regulation Law proves the Likud government’s commitment to Judea and Samaria.
It’s certainly not the police officers who were simply following orders to raze the homes of the settlers.
By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel passed a law on Monday retroactively legalizing about 4,000 settler homes built on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, a measure that has drawn international concern. The legislation has been condemned by Palestinians as a blow to their hopes of statehood. Israel's attorney-general has said it is unconstitutional and that he will not defend it at the Supreme Court.
Israel’s parliament voted on a bill that expropriates private Palestinian land in the West Bank. What does the new law change, who is affected and why is it such a big deal?
President Donald Trump vowed that America and its allies would defeat the "forces of death" and keep radical jihadists from gaining a foothold on US soil, but did not offer details about his strategy to defeat the Islamic State group. In his first visit to US Central Command — responsible for an area that includes the Middle East and Central Asia — Trump also did not say whether he would scrap parts of the anti-IS mission in Iraq and Syria undertaken by his predecessor Barack Obama. "Today, we deliver a message in one very unified voice to these forces of death and destruction — America and its allies will defeat you.
IDF attacks four Gaza targets in retaliation for fire at Israeli towns and troops.
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