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  • Report: Netanyahu to ask Cabinet to approve panel’s findings on legality of settlements

    October 17, 2012 | 1:36 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will ask his Cabinet to approve some of the conclusions of a report that says that West Bank settlements are legal under international law.

    A resolution to adopt some of the findings of the Levy Committee's report could come in the next...

  • Settlements a threat to Israel, Peres says

    July 10, 2012 | 3:32 pm

    Israeli President Shimon Peres called West Bank settlements a threat to Israel.

    The remarks, made Tuesday at the annual ceremony in memory of Zionism founder Theodor Herzl, appeared to address a report released Sunday that said “Israel does not meet the criteria of ‘military...

  • Obama administration raps Israeli report on legality of settlements

    July 10, 2012 | 10:28 am

    The Obama administration criticized an Israeli panel finding that West Bank settlements are legal under international law.

    “We do not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlement activity and we oppose any effort to legalize settlement outposts,” State Department...