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Israel Settlements

Israel East Jerusalem Expansion Angers US Officials

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel plans to build a 200-room hotel next to the Old City of Jerusalem, the Interior Ministry announced Tuesday, drawing a mild pr...

Netanyahu: Obama Call For Settlement Freeze "Unreasonable"

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVAT GILAD, West Bank — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday rejected President Barack Obama's demand for a freeze on West Bank ...

Daniel Herschkowitz: 'Obama's Settlement Decrees Are Like The Pharaoh's'

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"The American demand to prevent natural growth is unreasonable, and brings to mind Pharaoh who said: Every son that is born ye shall cast into the riv...

Netanyahu On Obama, Clinton: "What The Hell Do They Want From Me?"

The Cable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Last night, shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told journalists that the Obama administration "wants to see a stop to settlements -...

Obama Takes Toughest Stance With Israel In A Generation

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Beginning in the weeks leading up to President Obama's meetings with Middle Eastern leaders, the administration laid the groundwork for its strong pos...

Israel Rebuffs US Call For Total Settlement Freeze

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel rejected on Thursday a U.S. demand to freeze all construction in West Bank Jewish settlements to encourage peace talks, deepe...

Clinton: Israel Must Halt West Bank Settlements

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Israel in unusually blunt terms Wednesday to completely halt settlements on land th...

Israel Must Halt Settlements, Says Mideast Quartet

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TRIESTE, Italy — A broad international coalition urged Israel on Friday to freeze all settlement activity in the West Bank and lift its blockade...

Israel To Propose Settlement Compromise To U.S.

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MAALEH ADUMIM, West Bank — Israel scrambled Tuesday to sidestep President Barack Obama's demand for a West Bank settlement freeze with a diluted...