Israel's addiction to expanding its territory will not be stopped at the ballot box.
The announcement approving the settlement comes despite an international outcry over Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's promise to annex the West Bank's Jordan Valley.
Netanyahu was hustled off stage when sirens warning of incoming rockets blared in the southern city of Ashdod late Tuesday, public television reported.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is riding high on US President Donald Trump's unflinching support, taking aggressive strides to make a strong impression on the conservative voter base.
An Israeli teenager was killed and her father and brother were injured by a bomb blast blamed on Palestinians near a settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli officials said.
Israeli police opened fire at three Palestinian men, killing one of them, say Palestinian Health officials.
At least 300 Palestinians have since been killed in Gaza or the border area by Israeli fire since March 2018, the majority during demonstrations and clashes.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged before April elections to annex settlements in the West Bank, a move sought by the country's far-right.
At least 40 Palestinians have been wounded, including 22 by Israeli live ammunition, Palestinian Health Ministry says, as hundreds converge near Gaza-Israel fence on 65th week of "right to return" protests.
The call for a 'suicide' of the Palestinian political and cultural ethos is just a call for a perpetual occupation.
The Trump administration is expected to unveil its 'Deal of the Century', a deal that most in the region view as a normalisation of Israeli occupation and nothing else.
There was no immediate retaliatory rocket fire from Gaza, or reports of injuries from either side.
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