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  • Obama administration: Still a ‘big no’ on supporting settlement building

    5 days ago

    The Obama administration is standing by its “big no” when it comes to supporting any new settlement building in Israel, a spokesman said.

    “I can be very clear that we’re not changing – again, we’re not changing – the decades-old U.S. policy regarding settlements,” Mark Toner, a...

  • Israel’s Cabinet to discuss legalizing Ulpana outpost

    May 10, 2012 | 2:10 pm

    Israel’s Cabinet will meet in a special session to discuss legalizing the Ulpana outpost in the West Bank, despite a Supreme Court ruling calling for its demolition.

    The meeting will be held Friday, a day after National Union Party head Yaakov Katz and Zevulun Orlev of the...

  • Israel to speed up settlement building in West Bank

    November 1, 2011 | 1:44 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for the accelerated construction of some 2,000 housing units in areas in the West Bank and around Jerusalem, an official statement said on Tuesday.

    The statement came after Netanyahu called a special cabinet session to discuss the...

  • Nation and World Briefs

    September 15, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Israel Exits Gaza Strip

    A blazing orange sun set over the Mediterranean as Israeli soldiers lowered the country's flag at the army's Gaza headquarters, signifying the end of an era in this sandy strip of land.

    Sunday's brief ceremony, attended by top military officials and the...