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Israel’s Revenge: Israel Authorizes Controversial New Settlements in Revenge for Palestine’s UN Bid

Following the overwhelming UN vote for implicit recognition of Palestinian statehood, Israel has authorized the construction of 3,000 more housing units in East Jerusalem and the West Bank and is also speeding up the processing of 1,000 additional planning permissions. According to the New York Times, the bulk of the new housing units are set to be built “in […]