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Israel to build hundreds of new settlement units

March 13, 2019 1:37 P.M. (Updated: March 15, 2019 12:07 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Israeli Ministry of Construction and Housing is expected to announce plans for building hundreds of new settlement units in the occupied West Bank during the run-up to the April 9 elections.

Israeli Yadioth Ahronot (Ynet) news outlet reported that the plan would advertise for more than 700 new settlement units that would be located in occupied Jerusalem, beyond the Green Line, including the Pisgat Zeev and Ramot illegal settlements. In addition to 260 units in the Alfe Menashe, Immanuel and Adam illegal settlements.

The plans were reportedly approved by the Israeli Civil Administration's planning committee.
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