The Times corrects erroneous reference to “settlements” near Dimona

An article in The Times (“Missile from Syria explodes near Israeli nuclear reactor”, April 22) by their Middle East correspondent Richard Spencer included the following:

However, there are no “settlements” surrounding Dimona, an Israeli city in the Negev, and the towns in question where the sirens went off are all within Israel’s pre-67 boundaries.  Following our complaint, the reference to “settlements” was replaced by the more accurate word “communities”
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  1. says: AKUS

    I’d love to see the alarm in the settlement of Londinium when a rocket from Syria drops in for a visit.

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