The Israeli settlers and the Palestinians who won’t settle for ...

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The Israeli settlers and the Palestinians who won’t settle for less

The West Bank settlements are one of the most heated issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - these are the people who live there

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His people’s link to the land goes back to biblical times, says the comics illustrator. His neighbour, a farmer, says the land belonged to his ancestors and has been stolen. One is an Israeli settler, the other a Palestinian living across the road.

Israel’s settlements in the occupied West Bank are one of the most heated issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Palestinians want the area, captured by Israel in a 1967 war, for a future state.

Israel has built more than 120 settlements there, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in the run-up to a September 17 election, has renewed his pledge to annex them, alarming the Palestinians...

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