A general view picture shows houses in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, in the occupied West Bank in February 2017. Photo: Reuters

Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he plans to annex settlements in West Bank if re-elected

  • The prime minister, who has been dogged by corruption accusations, said he would ‘extend Israeli sovereignty’ in land captured from Palestinians
  • Palestinians say Netanyahu will have a ‘real problem’ trying to claim the land as part of Israel
Topic |   Israel

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A general view picture shows houses in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, in the occupied West Bank in February 2017. Photo: Reuters
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