Israeli government takes key step to ease pressure on overcrowded Arab town

09.01.2012                      14.Tewet. 5772

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Israeli government takes key step to ease pressure on overcrowded Arab town

Jewish neighbors threaten to 'desert their homes' if necessary.

The government has moved a step closer to rerouting part of the coastal highway – a decision that would add land to an overcrowded Arab town and move it closer to Jewish communities.
On Thursday the transportation and interior ministries agreed to readjust a two-kilometer stretch of the highway, which would add 800 dunams for construction to the Arab town of Jisr al-Zarqa….