In this Wednesday, May 18, 2016 file photo, Amona, an unauthorized Israeli outpost built on private Palestinian land in the West Bank, is seen east of the Palestinian town of Ramallah on Monday, May 18, 2016.(AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
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A deal to evacuate a hard-line Jewish outpost that has become a symbol of Israel's occupation of the West Bank was in jeopardy Monday ahead of a Feb. 8 deadline to remove it.Settlers in the Amona outpost of some 40 families and that was built on Palestinian land accused the government of not living up to the terms of a deal reached in December that would see them moved nearby.An initial deadline of Dec. 25, 2016 was given for the outpost to be removed.Settlements such as Amona are called outposts – those that Israel has not approved.Some 400,000 Israelis live in the West Bank among around 2.6 million Palestinians.
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