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Israeli Court Orders Three West Bank Settlements Demolishedi
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Scott Bobb
May 15, 2012 10:55 PM
The European Union this week continued the international condemnation of Israel's policy of building settlements in largely Palestinian areas. The enclaves are a stumbling block to restarting peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. But in a minor win for Palestinians, an Israeli court has ordered three small West Bank settlements to be demolished after ruling they were illegal. VOA's Scott Bobb visited one of them and has this report.

Israeli Court Orders Three West Bank Settlements Demolished

Scott Bobb

Published May 15, 2012

The European Union this week continued the international condemnation of Israel's policy of building settlements in largely Palestinian areas. The enclaves are a stumbling block to restarting peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians. But in a minor win for Palestinians, an Israeli court has ordered three small West Bank settlements to be demolished after ruling they were illegal. VOA's Scott Bobb visited one of them and has this report.


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