IS­RAEL, PALES­TINE, JOR­DAN & LE­BANON

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Is­rael, Le­banon, Jor­dan and Pales­tine have been fight­ing for a long time over shar­ing the Jor­dan River. Is­rael seized con­trol of the area's water re­sources when it took over the West Bank in 1967, and has been manag­ing them as it sees fit ever since. In June 2016, Is­rael re­duced the amount of water it sup­plies to Pales­tinian com­mu­ni­ties in the north­ern West Bank

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