Israel orders halt on construction of home near Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Sunday, Israeli military on Sunday ordered a halt on the construction of a house in the village of Al-Walajeh, near Bethlehem city in the occupied West Bank, according to a local official.

Ibrahim Awadallah, a local activist, told WAFA that Israeli army ordered Hasan Mustafa Salah to stop construction of a house under the pretext that work is being done without permission.

Israel does not allow any Palestinian development in Area C of the West Bank, which makes up around 60% of the area of the West Bank and which is under full Israel military control.

Source: Palestine News & Info Agency