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Settlers in West Bank outpost build new homes on private Palestinian land | Haaretz

Defense establishment sources admit construction in the outpost is illegal, and that no real steps have been taken to stop it; situation could spark crisis in Netanyahu’s coalition.

By Jonathan Lis, Barak Ravid, Amos Harel and Chaim Levinson

Some 20 homes that have been built in the Mitzpeh Cramim outpost during the past year could spark a similar coalition crisis to the one recently created by the Ulpana neighborhood in the settlement of Beit El, according to sources in the defense establishment.

The prefabricated and permanent homes, in the outpost northeast of Ramallah, were all built on land that the state officially recognizes as being privately owned by Palestinians.

For more on this story, visit: Settlers in West Bank outpost build new homes on private Palestinian land – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News.

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