F110803MS15-635x357The US has called for Israel to cancel its plan to appropriate about 1,000 acres of land in the West Bank, close to the spot where three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped in June. “We have long made clear our opposition to continued settlement activity,” a US official told Reuters. “ This announcement, like every other settlement announcement Israel makes… is counterproductive to Israel’s stated goal of a negotiated two-state solution with the Palestinians.”  “We urge the government of Israel to reverse this decision,” the official said in Washington. Earlier Sunday, the Palestinian Authority decried. More