All nations began with 'settlements', America, Africa, Australia, Europe ME etc. Most nations were built upon lands won by war. Israel wont give in to her anti semitic tormenters, why should she? she won the ands that were always hers to begin with. The UN is avery bad joke.
Syrian official: Amount of damage at Palmyra temple unclear (AP)
from the article: UN inquiry calls for sanctions against Israel over West Bank settlements