Israeli Supreme Court rules contested West Bank settlement complex must be demolished

July 29, 2015 8:03 AM

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JERUSALEM – Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that a contested West Bank settlement housing complex must be demolished.

The Israeli government had fought the ruling and made efforts to legalize the complex, under construction in Beit El without Israeli authorization. The Supreme Court rejected a petition Wednesday to overturn the court's initial ruling to demolish the complex.

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