Israel approves 1000 new settlements

The Israeli Government has approved up to 1000 new settlements three days before peace talks with the Palestinians resume in Jerusalem.

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Israelis and Palestinians expected to resume peace talks

Israeli and Palestinian officials are expected to meet to resume peace talks in Washington, DC tomorrow.

The US State Department announced that it hoped talks will begin on Monday, while a senior Palestinian official told the Reuters news agency that negotiations are set for Monday and Tuesday.

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