In Khan al-Ahmar, residents said they would stay put and doubted Netanyahu's sincerity.
The Israeli government has postponed the evacuation of Khan al-Ahmar until further notice, following weeks of rising tensions in the Bedouin village. "We will make several vital preparatory moves in the worldwide arena", he said.
Kahn says that Netanyahu may have delayed the demolition in order to entertain a proposal presented by the Bedouin to move their outpost a few hundred meters from the road. An official statement by the Cabinet read, "In accordance with the recommendation of professional elements, the Security Cabinet has granted an extension of several weeks in order to exhaust the negotiations for evacuation by agreement".
On Wednesday, the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, said in a statement that Israel's planned "evacuation by force" of Khan al-Ahmar could constitute a war crime.
Israel claims Khan al-Ahmar was built without the required permits but Palestinians say such documents are impossible to obtain.
Separately, Jordan's King Abdullah II said Sunday that he has decided not to renew parts of his country's landmark peace treaty with Israel.
Its residents, backed by foreign activists who have gathered at the site, have been waiting for bulldozers to move in at any time after an October 1 deadline from Israel for the villagers to demolish their own homes expired.
The European Union and the United Nations have urged Israel to abandon the plan to demolish Khan Al Ahmar and relocate its 180 residents to an area about 12 km (seven miles) away next to a landfill in the West Bank.
Education Minister Naftali Bennett decried the perceived caving to worldwide pressure, saying, "in a state which abides by the rule of law, the law is enforced even if there is opposition or threats from the global community".
Walid Assaf said Sunday that preparations for winter in solidarity tents will start on Sunday morning, adding that "aggressions against Palestinians and activists are escalating on daily basis".
Israeli policemen scuffle with Palestinian demonstrators in the Bedouin village of al-Khan al-Ahmar east of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank on July 4, 2018.
"The Israeli occupation army is brutally assaulting nonviolent protesters, medics and journalists", Dr. Barghouthi said, "The army installed roadblocks, surrounded the entire area, and tried to prevent us from reaching al-Khan al-Ahmar, but the protesters, locals, Israeli and internationals managed to reach through the surrounding hills and mountains".