Middle East

Report: Israeli settler population surged during Trump era

Members of Israeli security throw tear gas as a Palestinian protester hurls rocks amid clashes during a demonstration against Israeli settlements in the village of Deir Jarir, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, on January 22, 2021. Israel has invited tenders for more than 2,500 new settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, according to authorities, shortly before the swearing in of the new US president. / AFP / JAAFAR ASHTIYEH





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