Israel’s security cabinet approves 700 Palestinian housing units in Area C

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s plan to issue permits for the construction of 700 housing units for Palestinians living in Area C was approved Tuesday by the security cabinet. Area C is under full Israel control in contrast to Palestinian-controlled Area A. This was the largest number of Palestinian housing units ever sanctioned in Area C and drew criticism from pro-settlement advocates, who said that illegal Palestinian construction in Area C was rife and should be reined in – not rewarded. However, right-wing ministers voted for the plan on humanitarian grounds and as a counterweight to the Palestinian Authority’s drive to grab areas of Area C.  An official said that an additional 6,000 units were to be approved for West Bank Jewish communities.

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  • Jul 31, 2019 @ 7:07 at 7:07
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  • Jul 31, 2019 @ 9:40 at 9:40
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    Could be prelude to reallocation of 10% Area C to Arabs, demolishing illegal build in settlement ubder Trump Plan.

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