Settlements

Egypt condemns Israel's approval of building new settlements in Palestinian occupied lands

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 11:11 GMT

Egypt said that the continued Israeli settlement policies in the occupied Palestinian territories undermine chances for the two-state solution.

Egypt urges reversing Israeli decision to build settlements in West Bank

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 12:39 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday condemned the Israeli government’s decision to allow the construction of new 3,500 units in illegal Israeli colonies in Palestine’s West Bank for violating international law, the ministry spokesman said in a statemen

Minister of Finance approves LE 4.4B of urgent settlements

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 11:41 GMT

Minister of Finance Amr al-Garhy approved number of urgent settlements worth LE 4.4 billion for January 2018, an official statement showed.

Israel to approve 1,285 settler homes in West Bank: Defense Min

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 - 09:02 GMT

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman revealed in a statement that he would approve the construction of 1,285 housing units in the West Bank.

Israel approves deal with EU that excludes settlements

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 08:23 GMT

The Israeli government gave final approval Sunday to a cooperation agreement with the European Union that contains a provision excluding the settlements.

PA spokesman urges US to intervene to save ME peace process

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 05:39 GMT

Palestinian Authority spox Nabil Abu Rudeinah condemned Wednesday the Israeli decision to build 176 settlements in Jabel Mukaber (Mukabar mount) in Al Quds.

Settlements make two-state solution 'unattainable': UN official

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 11:42 GMT

The UNSC discussed Monday a report showing that continued Israeli settlement expansion is hindering the two-state solution and making it “unattainable.”

UNSG visit to Israel& Palestine; fruitful amid US pressure?

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 08:22 GMT

The United Nations (UN) Secretary General (SG), Antonio Guterres, will visit Palestine and Israel on August 28, for the first time since his appointment

EU delegation visits Jerusalem family threatened of eviction

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 09:36 GMT

On Friday, a delegation from the European Union visited a Palestinian family in Jerusalem facing threats of eviction by the Israeli occupation forces.

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