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UPDATE: Israeli forces order construction work on 3 houses in Bethlehem area to stop


BETHLEHEM, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 (WAFA) – Israeli authorities notified to stop the construction work on three Palestinian-owned houses in the Bethlehem area, the occupied West Bank, citing unpermitted construction as a pretext, said a local activist.

Youth activist Ibrahim Awad-Allah told WAFA staff from the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem, backed by a military force, stormed an area in the village of al-Walaja to the west of Bethlehem and handed local resident Halima al-A’araj a notice ordering her to stop the construction work on her 70-square-meters house.

Meanwhile, Mayor o the town of Nahalin, Subhi Zaidan, told WAFA Israeli forces handed two local residents notices ordering them to stop the external works on their two inhibited homes to the east of the town of Nahalin, citing the same pretext.

(Updated at 4:20 pm; Israeli forces handed a fourth notice ordering local resident Khaled Salah to stop the construction work on his 300-square-meters house in the town of al-Khader to the south of Bethlehem)


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