West Bank on clampdown after Israeli man killed

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The last round of talks between Israelis and Palestinians collapsed in 2014. "The perpetrators of yesterday's attack must be brought to justice", he wrote.

Past attempts by Israeli authorities to evacuate Havat Gilad have led to clashes with settlers there. Shevah lived in the nearby Gilad Farm outpost. He was taken to Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba where he was pronounced dead.

Hundreds of people attended the funeral, which included cries for "revenge" from youths in the crowd during a speech by Education Minister Naftali Bennett from the far-right Jewish Home party.

"Security forces are pursuing the terrorists who murdered Rabbi Raziel Shevach, may God avenge his blood", the statement said.

In November, 10 senators who caucus with the Democrats, among them four Jews, wrote Netanyahu urging him not to demolish Palestinian villages that Israel has deemed unauthorized, saying it would imperil a two-state outcome to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. On Wednesday, the IDF significantly increased its forces and bolstered its intelligence operations in Samaria.

Meanwhile, Israel's chief of staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot visited the site of Tuesday's terror attack and said the "main mission" now "is to locate the cell, to stop it and to prevent further terror events, and also to prepare for further activity in the area over the weekend".

Sawan added that Israeli soldiers fired sound bombs and tear gas at Palestinian civilians, wounding dozens but they didn't do any thing to settlers.

In response to the murder, Hamas issued a statement praising the attack.

Those without approval are referred to as outposts and are typically populated by hardline religious nationalists, who see the entire West Bank as biblical land promised to them by the "God of Israel".

The Israeli media quoted Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman as saying that he would ask the Israeli government for approval Wednesday for a plan to build 1,285 new settlement units this year in settlements in the West Bank. Terrorists sentenced to three to five years in prison receive an average Palestinian salary of $580 per month.

According to the ministry, a Palestinian sentenced from three to five years in prison receives $600 per month, while those serving 20 to 35 years receive Dollars 2,900. "I feel the pain and sorrow of his wife Yael and his six children".