Last updated: 18 July, 2011

Israel to build 336 new West Bank settlement homes

Israel is to issue tenders for 336 new homes in two West Bank settlements, a spokesman for the Israeli ministry of construction and housing told AFP on Monday.

“We will very shortly issue tenders for the construction of 336 houses for Jews in Judea and Samaria” Ariel Rosenberg said, using the biblical term for the West Bank.