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Israel approves construction of 640 housing units in occupied East Jerusalem
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November 08, 2018

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The Israeli authorities have approved construction of 640 new Jewish housing units in occupied East Jerusalem.   

According to media reports, the housing units will be built on Palestinian-owned land in the Ramat Shlomo settlement near the Bit Hanina.

The Palestinian Authority said Israel stepped up settlement construction in East Jerusalem after U.S. President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital earlier this year.