Workers take a break on a construction site for an Israeli settlement in Jerusalem. Photo: AP
Workers take a break on a construction site for an Israeli settlement in Jerusalem. Photo: AP
Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu orders hundreds of new settler homes in West Bank, days before Trump to leave office

  • The Israeli prime minister is facing re-election on March 23, but has a strong right-wing challenge in the form of pro-settler candidate Gideon Saar
  • Netanyahu is widely expected to make a series of plays for right-wing votes, including by bolstering his pro-settlement credentials, before the vote

Topic |   Israel
Workers take a break on a construction site for an Israeli settlement in Jerusalem. Photo: AP
Workers take a break on a construction site for an Israeli settlement in Jerusalem. Photo: AP
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