Israel approves permits for 560 settlement houses in East Jerusalem

Israel approved building permits on Sunday for more than 560 homes in three East Jerusalem settlements, over the objection of the world community.

Talking to Israel Radio, Chairman of the Jerusalem Planning and Building Committee Meir Turgeman said the permits had been in the works but were delayed until Barack Obama was out of office. Obama has strongly condemned the settlements in East Jerusalem.

Source: VOV5