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Netanyahu Announces New Settlements Hours After Prisoner Release

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 10.30.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday announced new construction in east Jerusalem — an area the Palestinians demand for their future ...

Israel Approves 1,500 New Homes In Controversial Settlement Expansion

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Israel approved plans to build 1,500 more Jewish settler homes in east Jerusalem on Monday, an official said, days aft...

Israel Orders New Housing Units In East Jerusalem

Posted 01.01.2012 | World

By IAN DEITCH -- The Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister is ordering the building of 2,000 new housing units for Israelis, m...

East Jerusalem's Har Homa Neighborhood Faces Political Turmoil

Le Figaro/Worldcrunch | Adrien Jaulmes | Posted 10.01.2011 | World

is a new website that delivers English editions of the best foreign-language news and journalism. By Adrien Jaulmes LE FIGARO/ Worldcrunch JER...

Israel Moving Ahead With East Jerusalem Settlements

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel gave preliminary approval Monday for 130 new apartments in disputed east Jerusalem, the area the Palestinians want as the cap...

Israeli PM Defends Settlement Construction After International Criticism

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Three rockets fired from Gaza exploded in an industrial section of the Israeli city of Ashkelon Monday, the military said, causing n...

Joe Biden, East Jerusalem and a Religiously Divided Israel

Steven Gerber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Steven Gerber

A small, but vocal, segment of Israeli Jews has asserted its view of Judaism - one in which the most important overriding concern is that God gave the Land of Israel to the Jewish people.

Israel Pushes Ahead East Jerusalem Building Plans

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given the green light for hundreds of new homes in a Palestinian-claimed area of Jerus...