BREAKING: President Trump says Israel has agreed to halt plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank in exchange for normalizing relations with the UAE.

Palestinians have repeatedly pleaded with Arab states to not normalize relations until Israel ends its illegal occupation.
Even with no annexation, Israel has ~250 settlements in the occupied West Bank, all illegal under international law.

The UN says they block Palestinian access to jobs, services and their own land.

It has demolished ~1,600 Palestinian homes in 15 years — leaving 6,000+ homeless.
Israel fully controls 60% of the occupied West Bank.

Homes need Israeli permits, which the UN says are "impossible" for Palestinians to get. Without them, homes are routinely demolished.

One family says it moved into a cave after their home was destroyed and permits rejected:
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