Human Rights Watch report shows Israeli banks funding illegal settlements in Palestinian land

By Middle East Affairs Seven banks in Israel are funding and supporting the unlawful expansion of settlements in the West Bank revealed a report. Human Rights Watch published a 41-page report, “Bankrolling Abuse: Israeli Banks in West Bank Settlements,” which shows the deep ties of the banking community in illegal settlements. The report has

Netanyahu, US discuss annexing West Bank settlements

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he has been discussing legislation with the United States that would effectively annex settlements in the occupied West Bank, a spokesman said. The move would severely damage remaining prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and draw international outrage. “Regarding the issue