United States Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, said in a post on social media on Wednesday that those wondering why no peace can be achieved between Israelis and Palestinians should look no further than Tuesday night's murder of Rabbi Raziel Shevach and the Palestinian reaction to it, The Jerusalem Post reported.
The settlers carried out their attacks on the roads and entrances of the towns in the villages of Nablus on Thursday evening and attacked the citizens and their cars with stones, under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces.
Past attempts by Israeli authorities to evacuate Havat Gilad have led to clashes with settlers there.
USA involvement with resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is off the table until President Donald Trump revokes his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a top Palestinian negotiator said Tuesday. Hamas praises the killers and PA (Palestinian Authority) laws will provide them financial rewards.
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That's an argument GOP lawmakers who want a deal are making to Trump to convince him he has maximum leverage now that will wane. However, he ordered the government to continue processing renewal applications from people who had previously been covered.
Some 400,000 Israeli settlers live in the occupied West Bank under Israeli military protection, among some 2.6 million Palestinians who consider their presence as land theft and part of the Zionist project to colonise all of historic Palestine.
Furthermore the hypocrisy of the Israeli government and its lobby groups who talk of "mediating and talking" when they ban and blacklist peaceful human rights organisations has been exposed.
Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett tweeted that the terrorists that killed Raziel "knew how much money they would receive for the murder".
"The defence minister will on Wednesday present for approval by the Higher Planning Council an immediate construction plan for 2018 of 1,285 housing units in Judea and Samaria", Israel's defence ministry said in a statement, referring to the West Bank, earlier this week.
Israeli officials say payments to the families of attackers encourages further violence and have regularly called for a halt to them. If the terrorist is sentenced to 20 years or more, meaning he has probably killed Israelis, his lifetime monthly allowance is five times that.