EU to sanction violent West Bank settlers as Hungary drops veto

The European Union is set to sanction settlers engaged in violent actions against innocent Palestinians, as Hungary dropped its veto of the move. The United States and the United Kingdom have already issued sanctions against such Jewish extremists.For the EU to follow suit, it would need consensus from all 27 of its member states. […]

EU close to sanctioning violent Israeli settlers – diplomats

The European Union is close to agreeing sanctions on Israeli settlers attacking Palestinians in the West Bank after Hungary signaled an end to its opposition, European diplomats said on Friday. While much international attention has focused on Hamas’s cross-border assault from Gaza and Israel’s subsequent war there, European officials have also expressed increasing concern […]

US bans visas for violent Jewish extremists who attack Palestinians

The United States has imposed visa restrictions on violent Jewish extremists, including settlers, who have attacked innocent Palestinians in the West Bank. “We expect this action to impact dozens of individuals and potentially their family members,” US State Department Spokesman Matthew Miller told reporters in Washington on Tuesday. He indicated that the new policy […]