The move, which affects 200 listings, has been widely praised by Palestinians and their supporters.
Airbnbsaid Monday it will remove such listings, just ahead of the release of a Human Rights Watch report criticising the inclusion of settlements.
Entitled "Bed-and-Breakfast on Stolen Land", the report says that Israeli settlements' discrimination against Palestinians uniquely violates humanitarian law and Airbnb's nondiscrimination policy. According to Airbnb's website, these restrictions were made "to comply with worldwide regulations that restrict the use of our site by residents of certain countries" and are not related to the company's newly announced "disputed region" policy.
The company conceded that "people will disagree with this decision".
Human Rights Watch is publishing a report on November 20th that will document Airbnb's "human rights harms" from allowing listings in the settlements.
"The Tourism Minister has ordered his office to formulate immediate measures to limit the company's activity throughout the country", Levin's office said in a statement.
Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin described it as a "disgraceful surrender", while senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat called it an "initial positive step", NPR reported.
U.S. threatens to impose more trade tariffs on China
China's President Xi Jinping (習近平) stood left in the front row, so no interaction with the Taiwanese envoy occurred, CNA reported. Pence said the USA "commitment to the Indo-Pacific region has never been stronger".
Activists will continue to monitor Airbnb "to make sure that no more illegal rental properties built on Palestinian land are listed on the site", Wong said, and would urge the company to make amends to Palestinians by donating profits from the listings to Palestinian organizations "working to provide services to people amidst the Israeli occupation".
For years, critics have accused Airbnb of benefiting from rentals in Jewish outposts at the center of conflict in the region.
The Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) secretary-general has said it is "crucial for Airbnb to follow the position of global law that Israel is the occupying power and that Israeli settlements in the West Bank, including occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal and constitute war crimes".
The Anti-Defamation League has condemned the BDS movement as "the most prominent effort to undermine Israel's existence" and "rampant with misinformation and distortion".
Hier and Cooper called Airbnb's decision "double standard anti-Semitism pure and simple", and noted that Airbnb has listings in territory controlled by the Palestinian Authority, "which names schools and shopping centers in honor of mass murderers who have killed innocent civilians".
But in Israel, Airbnb's decision drew ire.
Security Council have said settlements on land captured by Israel are illegal under worldwide law.
Despite the vote, the United States went ahead with the embassy transfer on May 14, triggering demonstrations in the occupied Palestinian territories, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria, Iraq, Morocco and other Muslim countries.
Theismann already had his career-ending injury on his mind before Smith's injury as it happened 33 years ago to the day. Sanchez, 32, spent part of last season with the Chicago Bears and has not been with a team this season.
Microsoft is reportedly building a new Xbox device that doesn't have a disc drive and costs less than today's Xbox One S. Before those new consoles can arrive, however, Microsoft might be planning another hardware revision for the Xbox One.
The crisis was set into motion with Lieberman's resignation over the ceasefire, which he labelled "capitulating to terror". The security of the nation is beyond politics, and the security of the nation is also beyond personal considerations".
Trump asked. "At the same time, we do have an ally, and I want to stick with an ally that in many ways has been very good". The interview marks another instance of Trump openly casting doubt on the conclusions of American intelligence agencies.
The South Korean presidential spokesman said Mr Xi was also willing to come to South Korea next year at a convenient time . Korean Central News Agency reported that he told investigators that he was under the "manipulation" of the USA spy agency.
James Harden scored 27 points in Houston's 107-86 victory in a rematch of last season's Western Conference finals. Houston then made a decision to take a chance on the 10-time All-Star in their quest to take down the Warriors .
Thousands of firefighters are working to bring the fire under control and full containment is expected by the end of the month. The Butte County disaster coincided with a flurry of smaller blazes in southern California, including the Woolsey Fire .
YouTube adds full-length movies to its website
There are only about 100 movies available right now, AdAge reported, but the selection is expected to expand. The new free streaming facility also "presents a nice opportunity for advertisers", Dhawan said .
Finland memes Trump for suggesting ‘raking’ stops wildfires
Even so, Trump's leaf-raking comments were fodder for the internet, and Finnish people couldn't resist the joke opportunity. Apparently, President Sauli Niinistö never told him that " raking " prevents wildfires . "And they don't have any problem".
Trump threatens to walk out of future briefings
The First Amendment guarantees: "Congress shall make no law prohibiting ... or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press". CNN sought an emergency hearing , saying in a Monday court filing that the administration was creating "retroactive due process".
Roger Federer beats Dominic Thiem at ATP Finals
Despite an easy 6-2, 6-3 victory over Dominic Thiem , Federer endured a moment he'd probably rather forget. He added: "Important for me is to play a good last match here in the round-robin, try to beat Kevin".
Singer Diddy’s baby mama, Kim Porter, dies at 47
As word of Porter's shocking death circulated throughout social media, entertainers sent their condolences. Atlanta native, T.I. posted, "We'll always love you and cherish your attractive spirit".