For Second Time in Two Weeks Israel Reassures U.S., Palestinians It Has Frozen New Tenders for West Bank Housing

Yedioth Ahronoth reported over the weekend that the tenders for 24,000 housing units in the West Bank were still going ahead, prompting the U.S. Embassy to ask for explanations.

Israel reassured the Obama administration and the Palestinian Authority over the weekend that the planning process for 24,000 new housing units in West Bank settlements was frozen two week ago.