Alonei Shilo

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Coordinates: 32°09′47″N 35°07′12″E / 32.163°N 35.120°E / 32.163; 35.120

Alonei Shilo
אלוני שילה
District Judea and Samaria Area
Council Shomrom
Region West Bank
Founded 1999
Name meaning Shilo Oaks

Alonei Shilo (Hebrew: אלוני שילה‎‎, lit. Shilo Oaks) is a village and an Israeli settlement in the Samarian hills of the West Bank. Located near Karnei Shomron, the outpost was established in 1999. It was initially named Nof Kaneh (Hebrew: נוף קנה‎‎, lit. Kaneh View) after nearby Kaneh stream, but was later renamed after Shilo Levi, who was killed in the 1997 Israeli helicopter disaster. The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.[1]

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  1. ^ "The Geneva Convention". BBC News. 10 December 2009. Retrieved 27 November 2010. 

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