Airbnb: Israeli uproar as firm bars West Bank settlements

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Source: BBC News

Israel has denounced as “shameful” Airbnb’s decision to withdraw its listings from homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Its tourism minister said Israeli authorities would back legal challenges lodged by settlers against the US firm.

Airbnb said it had made the decision because settlements were “at the core” of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The move, which affects 200 listings, has been widely praised by Palestinians and their supporters.

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2 replies

  1. Hopefully we can soon re-activate our Airbnb listing for Lombok, Hopefully the workers now occupying the guest room will soon complete the earthquake-repair work on our house. Inshallah. Alhamdolillah. Guest will be welcome again soon.

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