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Israeli forces evacuate Samaria outpost; Four arrested

(JNS) — Members of Israel’s coalition expressed anger on Wednesday after Israeli security forces evacuated a Jewish outpost erected near the community of Ma’ale Michmash in Samaria. Four Jews were arrested during the evacuation.

Dozens of police and Civil Administration inspectors cleared out residential structures and an animal pen built on the hill.

The outpost, Givat Sde Yonatan, established a few months ago in the Binyamin region of southern Samaria, sits on private Palestinian land.

Elisha Yered, a former spokesman for the Otzma Yehud...


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