Release of villagers, who allegedly violated Authority's boycott of settlements, brought about after intervention of IDF officials. Netanyahu says arrests 'further proof of the Palestinian refusal to make peace.'
Settlers Build New Illegal Outpost on Private Palestinian Land - With Israeli Authorities' Knowledge
Israeli army says stop-work orders have been issued and further enforcement efforts will be taken in Jordan Valley, but Haaretz saw work continuing on Thursday.
Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dehan of Habayit Hayehudi said the party would quit the government unless the illegally built Amona enclave were legalized rather than dismantled, as the High Court has ruled.
Plea deal would see main suspect sentenced to just seven years with a chance for appeal, even after torching a Palestinian home with the family still inside.
Suspect previously convicted to three months’ community service for torching Palestinian home.
Far-right Minister Naftali Bennett pressures Netanyahu for a six-month delay. The High Court has already postponed the demolition of Amona several times.
A mostly male panel of the Gush Etzion Council decides to leave Davidi Perl in office as chairman, citing a failure of the woman who complained against him to go to police or answer their questions.
The police found nothing incriminating when they searched the home of Meir Ettinger, the man most wanted by the Shin Bet security service’s Jewish division.
In the controversy over Naftali Bennett's call to fight for the settlements, the most dangerous part of his remarks passed almost unnoticed.
The dispute over the illegal outpost Amona shows how the hard-liner plans to lead the right wing against the government.