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A state of House arrest and the construction of a new settlement prevails in Abu Dis town

    Ever since the 1967 War , which resulted in the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip along with other Arab Territories, Israel continued to grab as

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Israel Continues to Build Illegal Settlements in Occupied Jerusalem

After capturing East Jerusalem in the 1967 war, Israel unilaterally expanded the Jerusalem Municipal Boundaries to include Palestinian East Jerusalem and areas of the West Bank. The Jerusalem municipal area

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The Obstacles to Peace Just Got Bigger !!! Why Puff up the Israeli Settlements Now ?

At the time that Israel is mutating the West Bank borders with its so-called ''security wall'' better known to the world as the ''Segregation Wall'', it commits all sorts of

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The Epidemic of Israeli Outposts

In spite of all the efforts employed by the international community to deploy peaceful solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; Israel still persists with its long adopted policy to create facts

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9 new Israeli settlements and 65 new outposts in the Palestinian Territories between 2002 and 2004

A recent Satellite image analysis conducted by the GIS unit (Geographical Information system) unit at the Applied Research Institute-Jerusalem shows that Israel managed during the last two years (2002-2004) to

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Settlement Expansion in Gaza

The Sunday, May 3, 2004 Likud party referendum on Gaza withdrawal plan did nothing but fuel the Israeli settler’s appetite to consume more Palestinian lands to build more houses and

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Settlements expanding in and around East Jerusalem for the year 2004

Following the 1967, War, Israel occupied the West Bank including East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip. Israel also started its progressive policy of Israelization in occupied east Jerusalem after the 1967

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Outposts: the Unripe Settlements

Following the 1967 war when Israel captured the West Bank, Israel declared vast areas of the West Bank as 'State Land' designated for settlements, natural reserves, and military closed areas.

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The new Settlemet project in Jabal al-Mukabber

  The Israeli forces are planning to begin a new Settlement project in Jabal al-Mukabbir to the southeast of Jerusalem. Jabal al-Mukabbir is a heavily populated Palestinian residential area close to

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معطيات حول التوسع الاستيطاني في قطاع غزة ما بين العام 2001 و 2003

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New settlement outposts are still erected.

  The question of dismantling the outposts erected at the top hills of the West Bank gained a lot of interest and media coverage whereas the efficiency of this dismantling

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Israeli settlement Activities continue despite the latest understanding

  The Israeli Government allocates U$ 5,116,279 dollars to support colonies in the Palestinian territories (Yediot Ahranot, July 2003). Money will be invested for the development of Israeli colonies in

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Ras Al Amoud Neighborhood: A hot spot in occupied East Jerusalem

    Background The attempts to colonize more and more lands in East Jerusalem by the ultra-orthodox Jewish religious groups are never halted or stopped. The general case is that

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Dismantling or reallocating

  The Israeli media reported that the Israeli army succeeded yesterday evening, June 9th 2003, to dismantle 10 Israeli outposts represented mainly in caravans. Those 10 outposts never existed or

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The Israeli onslaught against the village of Deir Istiya – Salfit district

  Location and population Deir Istiya village is located 8 km to the northwest of Salfit city and 15 km from the Artimistice Line (Green Line). The village has the

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New Expansion at Abu Ghneim Mountain … Har Homa Israeli Settlement

  Abu Ghneim Mountain is located less than two kilometers north of the city of Bethlehem, the Mountain has been historically and privately owned by Palestinian families from Bethlehem, Beit

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Plan for five new Settlements in Rimal Haloutza near the Egyptian borders…!

    The Israeli government is having a plan to construct 5 new settlements in Rimal Halutza (Khalutsa sands) located near the Egyptian borders to the south of Gaza Strip

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Gilo’s plan of Expansion: 260 new housing units …!

In the year 1970 the Israeli government confiscated 2,700 dunums from Beit Jala town, Beit Safafa, and Sharafat villages located at the northern side of Bethlehem District. The majority of

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The Israeli budget: a pocket money for the settlements in West Bank and Gaza strip ?!

The Israeli government is devoting NIS 1.9 billion  from its budget for the settlements in the occupied territories of West Bank and Gaza strip for the year 2003. This budget is

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Israel’s Latest Colonization Activities: 24 new settlements and 113 new outposts in the west Bank

By analyzing the satellite images through the help of the Geographic information System unit (GIS), ARIJ revealed that during the last year 2001-2002 there has been 24 newly constructed settlements,

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New Israeli Settlement in Jabel Al- Mukaber

  Introduction As part of their Judaization plan of the Arab city of Jerusalem, the Israeli occupation authorities started on June 2nd, 2002, the establishment of a new Jewish neighborhood

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Settlers’ Attempt To Immortalize Rechavam Ze’evy

  The ongoing expansion of Israeli settlements inside the Palestinian Territories has not stopped since Sharon came to power. The so-called settlement outposts are used by Sharon to re-assure his

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A New Industrial Zone to be established Near the Vicinity of Beit Ummar Village

    Colonization activity in the West Bank has not stopped, despite the Israeli government's claim about ''freezing of settlement activities''. Another 200 Dunums of Beit Ummar area has been

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One More Hill Confiscated in a Pattern of Colonization

  Settlers of Efratah settlement, located just south of Bethlehem, have recently established a new outpost by moving several caravans to an adjacent hill. The creation of the outpost, called Givat

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The Status of Jerusalem Reconstructed
Israel’s Unilateral Actions Determine the Future of Jerusalem

    Jerusalem is the heart of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in particular, and the Arab-Israeli conflict in general. In the current Peace Process, Jerusalem was placed as the first agenda