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#disputed territory

# disputed-territory - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Explainer: Why Iraq taking back land from the Kurds is a major headache for the US

The two US allies are at loggerheads over disputed territory in oil-rich Kirkuk.

# disputed-territory - Friday 31 March, 2017

'This does not advance peace': Israel announces first new settlement in West Bank for 20 years

The Trump administration said the existence of settlements “was not in itself an impediment to peace”.

# disputed-territory - Thursday 2 February, 2017

For the first time in 20 years Israel will build a new settlement in the West Bank

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that new settlements would be created for the families.

# disputed-territory - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Explainer: Why China could be set for a showdown with the US on the South China Sea

Trump has antagonised China for showing his support for Taiwan on the issue.

# disputed-territory - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city

Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.