Israeli Army Closes the Entrance of Beta, Erects Dozens of Military Blockades in Nablus


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Friday November 18, 2011 12:21 by Mais Azza – IMEMC & Agencies

On Thursday, the Israeli army closed “Beta” entrance in the southern part of the West Bank city of Nablus, preventing Palestinian residents from passing through it, the Palestinian news agency, Ma’an reported.

Image by maannews.net
Image by maannews.net

Local Palestinian sources stated that the army has erected many blockades in different parts of Nablus without definite reasons.

According to the sources, Israeli army personnel searched all Palestinian residents’ vehicles through these blockades.

In related news, four children were arrested after the army invaded their village and broke into their house in the West Bank city of Qalqilia. They were forced out of their houses in the cold weather.

They were identified as Qusai Saleem, 17, Rashad Sbettah, 13, I’hab Mesh’al, 17, and Ibahim I’nya, 17.

Soldiers also launched an incursion into the village of Amateen, near Qalqilia. They broke into two houses, with military dogs, and searched them, causing damage to the furniture.

Source and more at the International Middle East Media Center.




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Israel’s Jerusalem municipality plans to build more than 50,000 new homes in the city’s occupied eastern sector over two decades:

  • 23,628 homes have already been approved, 20,263 in East Jerusalem and 3,365 in the west.
  • 13,824 are pending review, 12,819 in East Jerusalem and 1,005 in the west.
  • 23,266 housing units are still in planning stages, 19,281 in the east and 3,985 in the west.



Of these, the municipality plans:

  • 10,366 homes in northern East Jerusalem, including illegal Israeli settlement Pisgat Zeev and Palestinian town Beit Hanina.
  • 5,239 homes in southern East Jerusalem, including Gilo settlement and Palestinian district Beit Safafa.
  • 4,886 new units in central eastern Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan and Jerusalem’s Old City.

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