Peace Now: Israel Approves 1,859 New Settlement Units

JERUSALEM, November 3, 2013 (WAFA) – Peace Now, the Israeli anti-settlements movement, said that the Israeli government issued tenders for the construction of 1,859 new housing units in West Bank and East Jerusalem settlements, media reports said Sunday.

The French news agency, AFP, quoted the peace now, saying that construction of the new housing units will begin soon; 1,031 to be built in the West Bank and 828 in East Jerusalem.