The Israeli settlement of Efrat, on the southern outskirts of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Photo: AFP The Israeli settlement of Efrat, on the southern outskirts of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Photo: AFP
The Israeli settlement of Efrat, on the southern outskirts of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Photo: AFP

Israeli plans to annex West Bank risk fresh anger and major protests

  • As soon as July 1, Israel could take steps to annex parts of the occupied West Bank
  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that the ‘annexation will not pass’

Topic |   Israel
The Israeli settlement of Efrat, on the southern outskirts of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Photo: AFP The Israeli settlement of Efrat, on the southern outskirts of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Photo: AFP
The Israeli settlement of Efrat, on the southern outskirts of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Photo: AFP
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