Thursday

17th Aug 2017

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Israeli military bulldoze Palestinian shelters built by EU

Israel razed on Tuesday five buildings in the West Bank constructed without permits, including three paid for by the European Union. The US State Department said it “raises serious questions” about the Jewish state’s commitment to peace. “We believe that this is part of an ongoing process of land seizures, settlement expansions, legalisation of outpost, denial of Palestinian development,” said spokesperson Elizabeth Trudeau during a press briefing.

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