Israel’s interior ministry has given final approval for the construction of 900 new homes
in the east Jerusalem settlement neighborhood of Har Homa,
[ … all the while continuing to blame the Palestinians for the conflict – while Israel continues to steal land ]
“This is a programme which was approved by the regional (planning and construction) committee two years ago,”
spokeswoman Efrat Orbach said.
“According to the planning process in Israel, (it) needed the completion of amendments, therefore it was finally approved today.”
The approval marks the final planning stage for a project that has garnered fierce criticism from the Palestinians and the international community …