Paying Israel’s West Bank settlers to give up their homes for a future Palestinian state would cost about $10 billion, a peace group said. Settlers said today that the final price could be double that.
Dmitry Firtash, the Ukrainian billionaire who made his fortune importing Russian gas, will remain in custody for possible extradition to the U.S., a Vienna court ruled. Bail was set at 125 million euros ($174 million).
Jordan’s Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh summoned the Israeli charge d’affaires after Israeli troops shot dead a Jordanian judge at the West Bank-Jordan land crossing, state-run Petra news agency reported.
Libya’s navy impounded a tanker that was seeking to export crude from a rebel-held port, according to the national oil company, as the government battles to reassert control over its main source of revenue.