Palestinians to High Court: Israel's West Bank Land Claim Will Cut Bethlehem Off From South

Israel's High Court of Justice is to rule on the state's right to declare ownership of 1,000 acres of undeveloped land located in West Bank settlement of Efrat, which Palestinians say belong to them.

The Israeli government is seeking a ruling from the High Court of Justice on Wednesday that would permit it to declare ownership of a large swath of land in the West Bank settlement of Efrat.