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Settlers take over a building east of Bethlehem and turn it into a settlement outpost

The area is vital and pastoral and very close to the village, and is classified as a natural reserve

Jerusalem24 – Today, Wednesday, settlers seized an old building in the village of Rashaida, east of Bethlehem, and turned it into a settlement outpost.

The head of Al-Rashaida Village Council, Fawaz Al-Rashaida, said that a group of settlers had seized an old building with a total area of 400 square meters, which was previously used as a headquarters for the Jordanian Badia Army located in the stoning camel area, where it was cleaned and connected to electricity and water, and lighting was installed.

Al-Rashaida indicated that this area is vital and pastoral and very close to the village, and is classified as a natural reserve, and that Israel prevents citizens from reaching it. He said: What is happening now in the region to seize a large area of land estimated at hundreds of dunams, and establish an outpost on it.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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