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Israeli security cabinet approves first new settlement in two decades

Israeli security cabinet approves first new settlement in two decades

In a unanimous vote, senior Israeli lawmakers approved the building of a settlement for Jewish residents of Amona, a West Bank outpost that was evacuated in February.

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