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  1/11/2013, Tevet 29, 5773

Arabs Set Up Outpost in E1 Area Next to Ma'aleh Adumim

About 200 Arabs starting erecting an outpost they are calling Bab Ash-Shams (Door of the Sun) in the contentious E1 corridor between Jerusalem and the eastern suburb of Ma'aleh Adumim, Friday morning. The organizers explained that the initiative was designed to emphasize the right of the Arabs to build on the land and prevent the settlement of Jews there. The government recently announced plans to build homes there.

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