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#East Jerusalem

# east-jerusalem - Friday 21 February, 2020

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'

The plans were unveiled by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night.

# east-jerusalem - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Israel PM freezes tenders for new West Bank settler homes

Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered a freeze on publishing tenders for new West Bank settler homes to avoid hampering US efforts to renew peace talks, according to Israeli army radio reports.

# east-jerusalem - Friday 30 November, 2012

Israel announces plan for 3,000 new settler homes after UN vote

Construction is expected to be in the highly contentious area of the West Bank known as E1, a corridor that runs between the easternmost edge of annexed east Jerusalem and the Maaleh Adumim settlement.

# east-jerusalem - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Israeli government approves 1,100 new homes in east Jerusalem

The move is sure to heighten tensions, which are already high following a Palestinian move last week to seek United Nations membership.

# east-jerusalem - Monday 15 August, 2011

Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank

A further 277 apartments in a Jewish settlement deep inside the West Bank have been approved for construction.

# east-jerusalem - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Little hope of Middle East resolution as Netanyahu rejects Obama's 'unrealistic' view of region

Having begun the week looking at ways in which to move things forward in the Middle East, Barack Obama appears to have done little to appease either Israel or Palestine.

# east-jerusalem - Saturday 14 May, 2011

Palestinian teen dies of gunshot wound after east Jerusalem clash

Palestinian teen dies of gunshot wound after east Jerusalem clash

The teenager died after street clashes in troubled east Jerusalem – raising fears of more bloodshed this weekend when Palestinians take part in an annual day of mourning to mark the anniversary of the founding of Israel.

# east-jerusalem - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Israel approves housing expansion in east Jerusalem

Newly approved Jewish settlement expansion in bitterly contested east Jerusalem has raised further fears for the deadlocked peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

# east-jerusalem - Wednesday 8 December, 2010

US abandons demand for Israeli settlement freeze

The United States says it will no longer attempt to convince Israel to ban construction in the West Bank.

# east-jerusalem - Sunday 14 November, 2010

Israel to debate US settlement deal

The US has offered a package of incentives to Israel in exchange for a 90-day settlement freeze.

# east-jerusalem - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

Israel plans 1,300 new settler homes in East Jerusalem Middle East

Israel plans 1,300 new settler homes in East Jerusalem

Israel has announced plans to build thousands of new homes for Jewish families in Arab East Jerusalem – endangering the prospect of successful peace talks.

# east-jerusalem - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

Clashes break out in Jerusalem after settler guard kills Palestinian Israel Palestine This post contains images

Clashes break out in Jerusalem after settler guard kills Palestinian

Israelis and Palestinians are hurt after clashes break out during a funeral procession in east Jerusalem.