Israel announced a crackdown on Monday against Jewish ultranationalists who vandalize Palestinian property, saying they were tantamount to terrorists and their attacks could fan sectarian violence.
The evacuation of all 50 Jewish families in Israel’s Migron outpost was completed on Sunday evening without major incident. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the successful and peaceful evacuation—but vowed that his government would continue to strengthen Jewish communities in the West Bank.
A Christian monastery was vandalized and set alight in what appears to be a price tag attack.
All of the Jewish families living in the West Bank outpost of Migron reportedly have evacuated.
Israel's Supreme Court ruled that the West Bank outpost of Migron must be evacuated by Sept. 4.
Palestinian cars were torched and vandalized in a price tag attack near Ramallah in the West Bank.
The Migron outpost in the West Bank was not evacuated as scheduled.
Off a rough, paved road atop a mountain, on the thin stucco wall of a trailer home, black graffiti proclaims "Private Jewish land." And underneath, in red, "Migron."
The West Bank outpost of Migron must be evacuated on time, Israel's State Prosecutor's office told the Supreme Court.
Israel’s Supreme Court said that the evacuation of an illegal West Bank settlement must take place by Aug. 21.
Residents of Migron have signed an agreement with the Israeli government on relocating the illegal West Bank outpost.
Several hundred police officers arrived early Monday morning at the Migron outpost to raze three permanent homes.
Migron, the largest and most established of the 100 or so illegal Jewish outposts set up across the West Bank, is on the front lines of a looming showdown between the settler movement and the Israeli government. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon recently pledged to dismantle such settlements in accordance with the U.S.-led "road map" peace plan.