Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Abbas urges unity against land grabs

Morning Star Online, September 7, 2009

Tel Aviv announced on Monday that it has officially approved the construction of 366 new flats for Israeli settlers in illegal West Bank colonies.

And Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak said that he intends to approve about 84 more soon.

The first new construction that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s hawkish government has approved since taking office in March threatens to derail attempts to get Middle East peace efforts back on track.

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