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Israel approves 1,122 new settlement units

Related Articles AMMAN: Israel approved on Tuesday 1,122 new settlement units throughout the West Bank, and published tender announcements for 651 units, Israeli NGO Peace Now said.Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said: “President (Donald) Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as ...

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Gun attack kills Israeli near West Bank settlement

Related Articles JERUSALEM: An Israeli civilian was killed on Tuesday night when an assailant shot at his car near a settlement in the north of the occupied West Bank, the army said.“A suspect opened fire at an Israeli civilian in ...

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Opposition urges Moscow to push regime over peace settlement

Related Articles ASTANA: Syria’s opposition on Thursday said it was more important “than ever before” that Russia push Bashar Assad’s regime toward a political settlement, as new peace talks kicked off in Kazakhstan.A new round of Syria peace talks backed ...

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Russia saved Assad but Syria peace settlement elusive

MOSCOW: Russia’s decision two years ago to intervene militarily in Syria appears to have saved Bashar Assad’s regime but a peace settlement seems ever more elusive, analysts say.On Friday, Syrian government troops retook Deir Ezzor, the last major city where ...

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Fair Game: In a Mortgage-Crisis Settlement, Did a Bank Get Off Easy?

By GRETCHEN MORGENSON In January, prosecutors concluded one of the last multibillion-dollar settlements related to the 2008 mortgage collapse. The deal, with Credit Suisse, required the bank to pay $ 2.48 billion to settle allegations that its securities unit had ...

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Netanyahu pledges expansion of major W.Bank settlement

MAALEH ADUMIM, Palestinian Territories: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday pledged to build “thousands” of new homes in a major West Bank settlement east of Jerusalem, insisting it would one day be part of Israel.“We shall build here thousands ...

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Tensions rise after gun attack in settlement leaves 3 Israelis dead

GAZA CITY: A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli security forces in an illegal settlement outside Jerusalem on Tuesday after a gun attack in which three people died.Israeli police said Nimr Al-Jamal, 37, a father of four children from ...

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Police confirm Palestinian gunman kills 3 Israelis in West Bank settlement

JERUSALEM: JERUSALEM: A Palestinian opened fire at Israeli security personnel at the entrance to a West Bank settlement on Tuesday, killing three and wounding another before being shot dead, police said.“A terrorist who arrived at the rear gate of Har ...

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