Israel legalize settler homes on private Palestinian land

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Posted: Feb 06, 2017 4:01 PM

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel passed a law on Monday retroactively legalizing about 4,000 settler homes built on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.

The Israeli Knesset voted 60 to 52 to pass the law, which has drawn international concern and Palestinian anger.

(Reporting by Maayan Lubell; Editing by Kevin Liffey)