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Israel plans construction of more than 1,000 new settler homes

Dome of the Rock Israel is planning to build more than 1,000 new settlement homes in the West Bank, Israeli media reported on Thurday.
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Israel is planning to build more than 1,000 new settlement homes in the West Bank, Israeli media reported on Thurday, following the formation of a Palestinian unity government that includes Hamas Islamists opposed to Israel's existence.

Israel Radio said the Housing Ministry announced new tenders for the homes in a number of Jewish settlements on land the Palestinians seek for a future state.

Israeli officials were not available for immediate comment on the report.

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