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In a confidential report sent to Brussels this week, some EU diplomats urge the European Commission to consider drafting a legislation in order to ensure that financial transactions by EU members do not support Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem.(map from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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Israeli interior ministry announced on Tuesday that it had approved plans to build 1,100 new homes in Gilo (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk), a settler enclave in southeast Jerusalem, a move condemned by the European Union and the United States. (more…)

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Israel’s demolition of homes in occupied East Jerusalem and other West Bank areas under Israeli control has been condemned by the UN relief agency UNRWA, who said 396 buildings were razed this year, compared with 275 in 2009. (more…)

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Despite recent efforts to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Israel has revealed plans to build nearly 1,300 housing units for Jewish settlers in occupied East Jerusalem. (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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