FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, an Israeli construction crew works on housing units in the settlement of Kedumim, near the West Bank city of Nablus. A spat with the European Union... more 
FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, an Israeli construction crew works on housing units in the settlement of Kedumim, near the West Bank city of Nablus. A spat with the European Union is pushing Israel to focus on the enormous price it is paying for the globally reviled Jewish settlement effort in the West Bank _ by forcing it to choose between the contentious construction and its successful status as a high-tech incubator. New EU guidelines would bar funding to Israeli institutions that operate in the occupied territories, putting hundreds of millions of dollars in research funds at stake.(AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh, File) less 
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Tue, Nov 26, 2013 11:54 PM EST