They are also seen as a major obstacle to the so-called two-state solution - the creation of an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel.
- Israel has greenlighted plans for over 8,000 new homes in the West Bank, with over a third for "immediate" construction, the defense minister revealed on Sunday, June 11, making it the largest expansion of Jewish settlements in the area in 25 years, RT reports.
Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman made the comments as Israel's government faced mounting pressure from leaders of the settlement movement, who wield heavy influence in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing coalition.
Quoted by the israeli The Haarezt newspaper, Lieberman admitted that the numbers for the first half of 2017 are the highest since 1992.
They also carried banners reading "Peace with Palestine, Not War with Iran", "50 Years of Occupation; Time to Free Palestine", "Free, Free Palestine", and "Stop Israeli War Crimes, End US Tax Dollars for Israel".
The figures were similar to those published by settlement watchdog Peace Now last week.
IPhone users, get ready for Do Not Disturb - while driving However, there is this particular drag and drop feature showcased on the keynote on iPad, which will be coming to iPhone as well. These older devices are outpaced by newer models with 64-bit processors, which can cope with more data at once.
On Tuesday, Israel advanced 1,500 units, with the potential to add around another 900, Peace Now said.
Lieberman said "I am aware more than anyone else of the construction needs in the settlements, and I am also well aware of the restrictions and the pressure that come from the global political community", he said.
"Israel's continued policy of settlement expansion is illegal under worldwide law" and the recent decision "further complicate the prospects for viable two-state solution", the bloc's foreign police chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement.
Last month, Mr Trump visited Israel and the Palestinian territories, meeting both Mr Netanyahu and Mr Abbas and seeking what he called the "ultimate deal".
Turkey on Saturday condemned the approval of 2,500 additional Israeli settlements in Palestine's West Bank.
Worldwide law views the West Bank and East Jerusalem as occupied territories and considers all Jewish settlement-building activity on the land illegal.
Jutanugarn shot a blemish-free 7-under 65, while Sharp, among the second round co-leaders, had two birdies en route to a 70. She added in a major title at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship and won another crown at the Cambia Portland Classic.
Damian Green , the former work and pensions secretary, was named first secretary of state - effectively the deputy prime minister. The announcement came after May lost Downing St. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday.
Apple billed iOS 8 as the "biggest change to iOS since the introduction of the App Store " when it launched in September 2014. Under the old system, apps could try to improve ratings after a bug-fixing update by asking users to revise their score.
Approximately $700 in damage was done to the vehicle, which belongs to a deputy. "Let me explain to you why you're in cuffs". A deputy attempted to confront Humphries, who walked in front of the patrol vehicle and tried to open the locked door.
Analysts have raised the prospect of a palace coup in Qatar, a hereditary monarchy with a history of such changes in leadership. They had already earlier in the week blocked direct flights between their countries and Qatar.
This was on display in the first three games when it surrendered a combined 99 points in transition to the Warriors . Golden State still have a two-game buffer and can claim the trophy at home on Monday (Tuesday, Singapore time).
He rejected prosecutor Jeff Paulsen's assertion Friday that the central question in the case is whether Yanez saw Castile's gun. Anthony police officer testified that he had been on the lookout for two suspects who had robbed a gas station four days prior.
North Royalton police said the victims were Taylor Pifer , 21, Kylie Pifer , 18, and their mother Suzanne Taylor , 45. Loeding said none of the victims suffered gunshot wounds, despite earlier reports that the women were shot.
Under the scheme, eligible traders, manufacturers and restaurants can pay 1-5% GST rate on their annual sales without tax credits. Their recommendations are being taken up by the council on Sunday. "There are two objectives behind this move", he said.
Police first responder describes London Bridge attack mayhem
In that report it was also mentioned that the terrorists had used highly unusual pink ceramic knives in their stabbing attack . Mr Hyslop said they are working as quickly as they can to get the market re-opened, and it is hoped that will be this week.
Honor 8 Pro to come to India soon
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IS kills two Chinese teachers kidnapped from Pakistan
Officials in Quetta insist that the Chinese had been offered security recently, but the pair had declined the offer. Chinese media has said that the man a woman, were kidnapped by armed men on May 24 from the city of Quetta.
Bobbi Brown's ex arrested on domestic battery charges
Nick Gordon , the boyfriend of late aspiring singer Bobbi Kristina Brown, has been arrested for kidnapping and domestic violence. Sources close to the girlfriend say Gordon allegedly roughed her up Friday night so severely that she had to go to the hospital.
Japan Enacts Law to Allow Emperor Akihito to Abdicate
According to the BBC , he wishes to pass the Chrysanthemum Throne to Crown Prince Naruhito, who is the spritely age of 57. The legislation, which had already cleared the lower house, was triggered by a rare televised address a year ago ...
Amazon Prime Video to come to Apple devices
While there's a chance Apple could reveal more colors for the HomePod between now and December, nothing was said to imply that. Apple is expected to unveil new features for its Apple Watch as its Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off on Monday.
Spotify nemesis Taylor Swift ends streaming boycott
REUTERS/MARIO ANZUONITaylor Swift brings back her music catalog to streaming providers starting Friday, June 9. Taylor Swift has added a lot of important statistical milestones to her resume in the past few years.