President Biden issued an executive order targeting Israeli settlers involved in violent attacks against Palestinians in the West Bank.
Why it matters
The executive order is a significant move by the U.S. administration against settler violence in the occupied West Bank and reflects the White House's determination to address the issue.
What the papers say
Axios reports Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu protested the order, while NY Post quotes Knesset Speaker Ohana calling it 'counterproductive'.
How we got here
The issue of settler violence in the West Bank has been ongoing, with over 500 attacks recorded since October 7, 2023.
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