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Israel Defense Ministry plan earmarks 10 percent of West Bank for settlement expansion | Haaretz

For years Israel’s Civil Administration has been covertly locating and mapping available land in the West Bank and naming the parcels after existing Jewish settlements, presumably with an eye toward expanding these communities.

The Civil Administration, part of the Defense Ministry, released its maps only in response to a request from anti-settlement activist Dror Etkes under the Freedom of Information Law.

For more on this story, visit: Israel Defense Ministry plan earmarks 10 percent of West Bank for settlement expansion – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.

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