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 illegal Israeli West Bank settlement Ma'ale Shomron

Ma'ale Shomron, is an Israeli settlement and communal village located about 300 metres above sea level in the northern West Bank in the Samarian hills under the administrative local government of the Shomron Regional Council. The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.

Founded in February 1980 by a mixed group of Orthodox and non-religious Israelis from the Beitar and Herut movements, the settlement now numbers more than 150 families with plans to expand to around 330 families. It is closely bordered by Karnei Shomron. logo
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As B'Tselem has reported, the eastern entrance to 'Azzun, which is close to the settlements of Maale Shomron and Karnei Shomron, was blocked off by the military as far back as 1990. Since then, residents have used the three remaining entrances to the village: the north entrance, which is the main ...

The Brazilian government has in effect blocked Israel's next selection for ambassador from taking up his post, because he was the leader of a settler organization in the West Bank. Dani Dayan served as head of the Yesha Council of Jewish settlements from 2007 to 2013 and lived in Maale Shomron, ...


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