Israel to ‘fight’ Booking.com over West Bank warning

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Israel said on Tuesday it would fight a plan by online travel agency Booking.com to add a safety warning to listings in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, in a move that has been welcomed by Palestinian officials. The online travel agency said it would warn customers booking accommodation in Israeli settlements in the West Bank that they were travelling to a “disputed, conflict-affected or high-risk” area that “may pose greater risks”. Israel has occupied the West Bank since the 1967 Arab-Israeli war and built settlements there in violation of international law. A spokesperson for Amsterdam-based…

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