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Israel advances plans for 1,213 new West Bank settlement homes

A Palestinian woman hangs laundry outside her house in front of a section of the controversial Israeli barrier in the Shuafat refugee camp in the West Bank near Jerusalem May 4, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A Palestinian woman hangs laundry outside her house in front of a section of the controversial Israeli barrier in the Shuafat refugee camp in the West Bank near Jerusalem May 4, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A Palestinian woman hangs laundry outside her house in front of a section of the controversial Israeli barrier in the Shuafat refugee camp in the West Bank near Jerusalem May 4, 2010. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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A section of the controversial Israeli barrier is seen between the Shuafat refugee camp (R), in the West Bank near Jerusalem, and Pisgat Zeev (rear), in an area Israel annexed to Jerusalem after capturing it in the 1967 Middle East war, January 27, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner

A section of the controversial Israeli barrier is seen between the Shuafat refugee camp (R), in the West Bank near Jerusalem, and Pisgat Zeev (rear), in an area Israel annexed to Jerusalem after capturing it in the 1967 Middle East war, January 27,...more

A section of the controversial Israeli barrier is seen between the Shuafat refugee camp (R), in the West Bank near Jerusalem, and Pisgat Zeev (rear), in an area Israel annexed to Jerusalem after capturing it in the 1967 Middle East war, January 27, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
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