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News Brief

October 17, 2001
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The number of homes in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and Gaza Strip grew by 62 percent since peace talks with the Palestinians began in 1993, according to Peace Now. Citing figures by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics, the group said that in 1993 there were 32,750 housing units in Jewish settlements. Since then, another 20,371 have been added, it said.

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