New housing under construction on December 4, 2012 in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ariel. Israel plans to build 3,000 new settler homes in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.(Getty Images )
New housing under construction on December 4, 2012 in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ariel. Israel plans to build 3,000 new settler homes in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.
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Israel’s Plans for Settlements Stirs International Condemnation

December 7, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Israel has drawn international condemnation for its announced plans to build settlements in East Jerusalem, further complicating an already fragile peace process.

The announcement, made last Friday—just one day after the United Nations elevated the status of the Palestinians by a resounding majority—is Israel’s retaliation for a resolution it views as “meaningless” and detrimental to peace.

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