An article in the Oct. 25th print newspaper i news (“Israel approves 2,800 settler homes”) provided the following information:
Israel is expected to move forward with thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in the West Bank this week. The plan for 2,800 new settler units in the West Bank has already drawn calls for restraint from the US, which last week voiced “concern” over the expected approvals.
The Western Daily Press, a regional print newspaper covering parts of South West England, also published an article on Oct. 25 (“Israel planning West Bank homes”) reporting on the announced Israeli construction:
ISRAEL is expected to move forward with thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in the West Bank this week, a watchdog group said. The plan for 3,000 new settler units in the West Bank has already drawn calls for restraint from the United States, which on Friday voiced “concern”. Hagit Ofran, from anti-settlement group Peace Now, said a committee is set to meet on Wednesday to approve 2,800 units in the West Bank, complicating efforts to create a Palestinian state.