Israel plans East Jerusalem enclave

Saeb Erekat condemned Israel’s plan to build 20,000 homes in Arab east Jerusalem [AP]

Israel plans to build 20,000 new homes in Arab East Jerusalem, prompting immediate condemnation from Palestinians who want the land for a future state.

The Israeli plan, announced on Thursday but is yet to be ratified by national authorities, envisages three separate Jewish neighbourhoods being set up on land annexed after the 1967 war.


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