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Israel Advances East Jerusalem Settlement Plan

A new Israeli settlement plan is further raising tensions between Jews and Arabs in Jerusalem. Israel is advancing plans to build 1,000 new housing units for Jews in disputed East Jerusalem, on land Palestinians claim for a future state. Yariv Oppenheimer of Israel's Peace Now movement said settlements are destroying any hope of reviving the peace process. “When the government is making the decision to build settlements, it actually changes the reality on the ground for years to...

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