News In Brief

Ticker

Israel piles on thousands of new settler homes

11.01.14 @ 13:09

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Israel has announced plans to build almost 1,900 new homes for Jewish colonists in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank, bringing to more than 5,000 the number of new housing units since peace talks began with Palestine. EU foreign affairs chief Ashton is to tour the region next week.