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State asks top court to further delay demolition of West Bank Bedouin village

The West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, October 21, 2018. (AP/ Majdi Mohammed)
The West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, October 21, 2018. (AP/ Majdi Mohammed)

The government formally asks the High Court of Justice to push off by six months the planned demolition of Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin village in the West Bank that Israel says was constructed illegally.

A statement from the government cites “significant progress” on reaching an agreement for evacuating Khan al-Ahmar residents and asks to show the judges a classified files on the matter.

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