Within Israel's right-wing government, there is little appetite to cede any ground to the Palestinians.
Israeli media reported that she was refused access to Ramallah after declining to also visit Jerusalem and meet Israeli officials there...
The move marks the end of an informal construction freeze in the Palestinian territory that lasted 18 months
"Settlement activities are a violation of international law," Ban Ki-moon says.
Israeli forces arrest a few dozen Hamas supporters in an overnight West Bank raid
"Progress towards peace requires a freeze of Israel's settlement enterprise," Ban said
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