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The grazing lands to the west and east, leading down to the banks of the biblical Jordan River, have been swallowed up by the settlements or fenced off by the Israeli military.(AFP file photo. Representative image)

Palestinians fear displacement from an annexed Jordan Valley

Jordan Valley | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to annex the valley and all of Israel’s far-flung West Bank settlements, in line with President Donald Trump’s Middle East plan, which overwhelmingly favours Israel and has been rejected by the Palestinians. The process could begin as soon as July 1.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that a U.S. peace plan envisages the proposed Palestinian capital be located in Abu Dis(AP)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that a U.S. peace plan envisages the proposed Palestinian capital be located in Abu Dis(AP)

Benjamin Netanyahu says proposed Palestinian capital will be in Abu Dis

Washington | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2020 06:40 AM IST
The right-wing leader, who faces a new election in March, said he would bring a proposal for applying Israeli jurisdiction to the Jordan Valley.
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