Israel revives settlement plans after Trump win

Ir Amim said that Israel revived plans on Wednesday to build 500 new homes for Jewish settlers in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, an ominous sign for Palestinians wary of a Donald Trump presidency. "The political significance of this action is that it is the first plan to be promoted since the US elections," Ir Amim’s Betty Herschman said. The plan for 500 housing units in Ramat Shlomo, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in east Jerusalem of around 20,000, had more
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