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Israel presses on with plan for 6,000 new settler homes

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks near a playground in Ramat Shlomo, a religious Jewish settlement in an area of the West Bank annexed to Jerusalem by Israel August 11, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks near a playground in Ramat Shlomo, a religious Jewish settlement in an area of the West Bank annexed to Jerusalem by Israel August 11, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks near a playground in Ramat Shlomo, a religious Jewish settlement in an area of the West Bank annexed to Jerusalem by Israel August 11, 2011. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks in Ramat Shlomo, a religious Jewish settlement in an area of the occupied West Bank Israel annexed to Jerusalem, December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks in Ramat Shlomo, a religious Jewish settlement in an area of the occupied West Bank Israel annexed to Jerusalem, December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks in Ramat Shlomo, a religious Jewish settlement in an area of the occupied West Bank Israel annexed to Jerusalem, December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks in Ramat Shlomo, a religious Jewish settlement in an area of the occupied West Bank Israel annexed to Jerusalem, December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks in Ramat Shlomo, a religious Jewish settlement in an area of the occupied West Bank Israel annexed to Jerusalem, December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man walks in Ramat Shlomo, a religious Jewish settlement in an area of the occupied West Bank Israel annexed to Jerusalem, December 18, 2012. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
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