Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, eats fruit during the weekly cabinet meeting, in Jerusalem, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. Netanyahu has demanded additional aid from the U.S. on top of the more than $3 Billion Israel already receives. (Abir Sultan/Pool Photo via AP)A
Israeli Occupation

Netanyahu Party Votes To Annex Palestinian Occupied West Bank In 2018

On Sunday, about 1,500 members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party voted  unanimously to impose Israeli sovereignty over “Judea and Samaria”, referring to the Israeli name for the occupied Palestinian territory. The non-binding resolution also called for the unlimited construction of settlements in the occupied West Bank, land that Palestinians want for a future state.