New Settlement Outpost Secretly Constructed in Jerusalem
Palestine News Network
On Tuesday 3rd April, Head of the Committee for the Defense of Silwan, Fakhri Abu Diab, revealed the Israeli authorities final settlement outpost that was constructed under the seven arches hotel in Jabal al-Zaytoun (mountain of Olives), which overlooks al-Aqsa Mosque and the Old City of Jerusalem.
Israeli authorities finished the final preparations of the outpost and took some photographs of the units. Abu Diab said that Israeli Security Services was running a number of offices in this region, but they turned the offices to a settlement outpost that they secretly constructed at night, in the most sensitive area in Jerusalem.
He also said that the Israeli Security Services immediately started to install cameras to monitor the settlement outpost and to watch the nearby places such as; al-Aqsa mosque, Mercy cemetery and Silwan village.
Furthermore he said that these settlement units, that take the shape of fixed caravans, are easy to expand on the lands of Jabal al-Zaytoun and they can be utilized to control the Old City of Jerusalem and its surroundings.