Israel plans 60-mile concrete wall in northern West Bank
Palestinians believe that Israel’s decision to build a concrete separation wall in the northern West Bank aims to entrench its control over their lands and draw new borders.
An aerial view shows the Israeli settlement of Shekef (background) and the West Bank village of Bayt Awwa, divided by Israel's controversial separation barrier, on Oct. 22, 2022. - HAZEM BADER/AFP via Getty Images
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinians are concerned about Israel’s recent decision to replace the northern West Bank security barrier with a concrete fence, which they believe will entrench Israel’s takeover of the lands around the barrier.