Israel in settlements row with Romania: Reports

A diplomatic spat has erupted between Israel and Romania after Bucharest reportedly refused to allow Romanian construction workers to be employed in West Bank settlements, Israel`s military radio said on Wednesday.

Israel`s stance on West Bank settlements `unprecedented`: US

In a major turnaround, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has hailed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s stance on settlement constructions in the occupied West Bank as "unprecedented".