Your Middle East
Last updated: July 7, 2014

Watch this: In 3 minutes you'll learn tons about Israeli settlements

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Israeli settlements have expanded extensively during the past two decades. Since the Oslo negotiations in 1993, settlement populations have doubled to over half a million.

And while housing makes up just 3% of the settlements, another 40% consists of roads, military bases and security zones. Leading, of course, to broken and disconnected areas across the West Bank.

If you want to learn more about the settlements, check out the clip above.

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