Photo Gallery: A Ban Won't Stop Them
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Photo Gallery: A Ban Won't Stop Them

An Unsettled Issue Israeli Settlement Construction Booms Despite Ban

In Washington, the Israelis and Palestinians are discussing peace, but in the Jewish settlements in the West Bank, construction is proceeding at full speed. A legal ban is being ignored and the government is looking away. The thousands of new homes could hinder reconciliation.
Von Juliane von Mittelstaedt
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