Israeli settlements

Israel’s isolation

Print edition : February 03, 2017

Palestinian protesters facing the Israeli settlement of Qadumim (Kedumim) during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum in the West Bank on December 30, 2016. Photo: JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP

Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to impose a "diplomatic and economic price" on the countries that voted in favour of the resolution. Photo: Dan Balilty/AP

In the first serious condemnation of Israel by the international community in eight years, a U.N. Security Council resolution holds the establishment of Jewish settlements in the occupied territories illegal.
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