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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled a new settlement in the occupied Golan Heights, named after the US President Donald Trump. At a naming ceremony on Sunday, Mr Netanyahu said Trump Heights honoured Mr Trump for recognising of Israel's sovereignty over the territory . Building work has yet to begin but a sign bearing Mr Trump's name and US and Israeli flags was unveiled. Critics called the move a publicity stunt with no legal authority. "This is a historic day," said Mr Netanyahu, hailing President Trump as "a friend of Israel". US Ambassador David Friedman, who attended the ceremony, called the settlement "well deserved, but much appreciated". Israel's premier pledged in April to... Full story

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