The legislation passed in 2005, barred Israelis from residing in areas of the occupied West Bank, but the amendment, approved last night, permits Israelis to return to these sites near the city of Nablus.
Top Palestinian diplomat says Israeli forces killed more Palestinians in occupied West Bank in 2022 than it has done in a single year over the past 16 years.
Tel Aviv grants approvals for some 7,100 new housing units across occupied West Bank, only a few days after committing to Washington that it will not greenlight such illegal Jewish settlements on Palestine's lands.
Settlement activities 'impede peace,' and are 'imperilling the viability of the two-state solution,' says the UN body.
Israeli rights groups Ir Amim and Bimkom say the Israeli government's decision to start registering land adjacent to Al Aqsa Mosque compound could have "disastrous ramifications for hundreds of Palestinian homes".
Turkish Foreign Ministry urges Israel to put an end to these steps, which violate international law and jeopardise the two-state solution process.
The report of further expansion comes amid heightened tensions in the occupied West Bank, one day after veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot dead by Israeli army in the Jenin refugee camp.
Israel turned down Washington's request to reopen its consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem to avoid bringing any legitimacy to the question of Palestinian statehood, experts say.
An Israeli court transfers the property rights of an elderly man to a Jewish settler organisation, leaving him paralysed.
An Israeli court order forced the natives of Silwan to demolish their own houses and commercial properties, sparking widespread outrage.
The mass arrests have nothing to do with criminality and everything to do with dishing out retribution.
A growing wave of labour unions in the US are coming out in support of the Palestinian struggle against Israeli apartheid.
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