Israels Weighs Action On A Controversial Settlement

The latest political battle brewing in Israel is over yet another illegal settlement outpost — this time one in Beit El. The Ulpana ) development is slated for demolition on May 1st, and the government is trying now, in the face of Israeli court decrees, to legalize it retroactively. Ministers in the government here are threatening to pull out of the coalition over the issue, a threat they have made over other settlements.

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