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  3/7/2012, Adar 13, 5772

Report: Jerusalem Leaving Illegal Arab Houses Alone

Many houses and other structures built without any zoning permits or building code paperwork have been ignored, according to a report in Ynet news. Arabic Israelis living in eastern neighborhoods of the city saw their illegally built structures destroyed much less than in previous years. The report states that in 2011, ten structures were demolished as opposed 65 buildings in the year 2009 and 23 in 2010.