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Palestinian Injured by Settler Dogs IMEMC - "Tawfiq Khaled, aged 66, was picking figs on his land in Deir Istiya...the settler stood by watching as the dogs attacked Khaled." - id 31/8/2016
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Israel lashes back after UN envoy`s comments on settlementsAssociated Press - Ynet- "Following comments that West Bank settlements are one of the biggest obstacles to peace, the PM`s spokesman has stated that this `distorts history.`" - id 31/8/2016
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Israel to expand colonial settlement in Hebron IMEMC - "The new houses will be constructed on an Israeli military base inside the city of Hebron along al-Shuhada Street in the central city. They will expand the Israeli settlement of Beit Romano, which houses a yeshiva school. It was previously a Palestinian boy’s school."24/8/2016
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French Jewish families make aliyah—to Samaria French Jewish families make aliyah—to Samaria - Ynet - "12 families left the comforts of Paris to settle in trailer homes in Brukhin." - id 24/8/2016
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Israel opens construction tenders for the expansion of illegal Maale Adumim settlementMa`an - Last week, the Israeli prime minister`s office decided to push for the closure and demolition of a Bedouin primary school located in the E1 area, while some 20 families of the village’s Jahalin Bedouin community were left homeless by demolitions last August, which community members said were carried out in order for Israel to expand Maale Adumim. Meanwhile, Israel has come under harsh criticism for a spike in illegal settlement activity in the occupied West Bank in recent weeks. [bz]20/8/2016
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Israel laying ground for new settlement near Bethlehem which would `cut West Bank in two`Ma`an News Agency - "Hamdallah slammed the move as further separating the city of Bethlehem -- which is already surrounded by settlements and Israeli- only roads on three sides -- from the rest of the southern West Bank and preventing any future Palestinian expansion in the area. “Israel’s move to build a new illegal settlement and bypass road next to Bethlehem is another step into cutting the West Bank in two, and annexing Area C,” said Hamdallah." ca19/8/2016
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Israeli settlement expansion `a war on the mind`Sheren Khalel - Al-Jazeera - "As parts of both the Har Gilo and Gilo settlements are built on Walaja`s land, residents believe that their further expansion solidifies the confiscation of land that previously belonged to the village, removing any hope that residents could one day get their land back." - id 17/8/2016
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Is Israel annexing West Bank Area C? Uri Savir - al-Monitor - "Israel is actively pursuing a strategy of economic expansionism in Area C, making the Oslo Accord’s plan for a future Palestinian state not feasible." - id 17/8/2016
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The Movement to Return to Gaza`s Gush Katif Oded Shalom, Elisha Ben Kimon - Ynet - "The evacuees of Gush Katif still long for the day they`ll return home."..."They know their chances are slim, but they won`t give up on their dream." - id 17/8/2016
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Israel laying ground for new settlement near Bethlehem which would `cut West Bank in two`Ma`an - The announcement by the Israeli government came after Peace Now petitioned to the Israeli Supreme Court, demanding more transparency from the state of Israel regarding the plans, so the group could appeal the decision ahead of time. [bz]16/8/2016
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Ahmad Dawabsha Transferred to Tel Hashomer Hospital after Severe Health DeteriorationIMEMC News & Agencies - "Five-year-old sole survivor of an arson attack in the village of Douma, in the occupied West Bank district of Nablus, last year, Ahmad Dawabsha, was taken to Israel’s Tel Hashomer hospital Wednesday night, after his health deteriorated... The young boy was severely injured in the high-profile attack which took place in the town of Douma, in the Nablus district, in July of 2015. He has undergone a series of complex surgeries since." ca12/8/2016
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Kiryat Arba settler population is shrinkingDebra DeLee - Americans for Peace Now - A recent article in the Washington Post revealed the fact that Kiryat Arba – one of the most iconic and radical of the ideological settlements on the West Bank – is shrinking. Settlers there are given to lament that frequently-made statements of support from the Netanyhau government "mean nothing" because the government is constrained by "political considerations and outside pressure". [ak]2/8/2016
Secret 1970 document shows first Israeli settlements in West Bank were built under false pretencesLizzie Dearden - The Independent - Officials planned to build homes after claiming the land was needed for military use [ry] 1/8/2016
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