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Israel suspends formal annexation of the West Bank, but its controversial settlements continue

Israeli security forces clash with a Palestinian protesting the construction of Jewish settlements and a ‘separation wall,’ village of Ramallah, West Bank, Aug. 7, 2020. Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Israeli security forces clash with a Palestinian protesting the construction of Jewish settlements and a ‘separation wall,’ village of Ramallah, West Bank, Aug. 7, 2020. Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Dov Waxman, University of California, Los Angeles Editor’s note: In a historic agreement announced by President Trump on Aug. 13, Israel has suspended its plan to formally annex parts …

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