Settler leaders from the occupied West Bank voiced concern that Donald Trump's annexation map will leave many settlements as isolated enclaves, saying the US president was not a friend of Israel.
Fifty percent of Israelis support annexation, half of them only with US support, and
nearly 31 percent oppose annexation of Palestinian lands, says a new poll published by Israel Democracy Institute.
The Palestinians' official news agency Wafa identified the dead man as Eyad Hallak, a resident of the Wadi Joz neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem with special needs.
Global bodies and most countries consider such a step as illegal annexation of occupied land they seek for a future state.
Former US vice president told an online fundraiser by members of the Jewish community in the US that he was opposed to the move.
The Palestinian Authority leader repeated his declaration that Palestinians will absolve agreements with Israel but has yet to clarify what happens now.
President Mahmoud Abbas declares end to "agreements and understandings" signed with Israel and US, and turns over responsibility of occupied territories back to Israel, in response to Israel's plan to annex parts of occupied West Bank.
We look into who controls what in the occupied West Bank as its total annexation is the top priority of Israel's new yet bloated government.
The settler faces a potential life sentence for killing a couple and their baby in a 2015 arson attack. Palestinians complain the court was sluggish in reaching a verdict, unlike the speed with which they process cases involving Palestinian suspects.
The catastrophe that Palestinians first faced 72 years ago seems to only worsen with time.
Palestinians commemorate the day in which tens of thousands of people were forced from their homes during the war that led to the creation of the State of Israel in 1948.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stated his intention to annex the illegally occupied territory, in a move that would kill the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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