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Israel seals off Palestinian territories, approves new settlements ahead of Jewish new year

Israel has locked the West Bank and Gaza Strip borders citing safety concerns ahead of the Jewish new year. Meanwhile amid preparations for celebrations Israel approved plans for the construction of yet another 98 homes for settlers in the occupied West Bank.  Read more.

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