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EU Condemns New Burst of Israeli Settlement Approvals

JERUSALEM — The European Union on Monday criticized Israel’s approval of plans to build over 2,000 new homes in West Bank settlements. In a statement, the EU reiterated its longstanding position that all settlement activity on occupied land is illegal. “It er...
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Trump: Any Jew Voting Democratic Is Uninformed or Disloyal

WASHINGTON — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious lines, President Donald Trump said American Jews who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty." Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critic...
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Israel Approves Palestinian Housing Construction in West Bank

JERUSALEM — The Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in addition to 6,000 Israeli settlement housing units in the West Bank. A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas responded to the dev...