Tag Archives: East Jerusalem

Israel postpones vote on new East Jerusalem homes before Kerry speech

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel pulled back from approving hundreds of new homes for Israelis in annexed East Jerusalem on Wednesday before a speech in which the U.S….

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U.N. chief Ban slams Israeli settlements as 'provocative acts'

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday slammed Israel's settlement activities as "provocative acts" that raise questions approximately the nation's commitment to a two-state…

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Israel sets up East Jerusalem roadblocks in bid to stem attacks

By Jeffrey Heller & Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel set up roadblocks in Palestinian neighborhoods in East Jerusalem & deployed soldiers across the country on Wednesday in an effort…

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Two dead in Jerusalem as Palestinian-Israeli violence rages on

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli security forces shot dead two Palestinians in East Jerusalem on Saturday, one of whom had stabbed two Israelis, police said, in a further…

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Palestinian kills two in Jerusalem, then shot dead: police

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A Palestinian man stabbed & killed two people in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday before police shot him dead, officers said, amid an uptick…

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More risks ahead for Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa compound

Jerusalem (AFP) – Three days of clashes between Israeli police & Muslim protesters rocked Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound this week as Jews celebrated their new year, & there are fears…

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Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem shrine for third day

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli police armed with stun grenades & tear gas clashed with rock-throwing Palestinian youths who barricaded themselves inside Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque on Tuesday, police & witnesses said,…

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U.S. top court backs Obama, invalidates Jerusalem passport law

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a law that would let American citizens born in Jerusalem have Israel listed in passports as…

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Britain says cannot support new Palestinian U.N. draft resolution

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Britain joined the United States on Tuesday, declaring that it cannot support a new Palestinian draft proposal calling for peace with Israel within…

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Israel approves 243 new settler homes in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel has given preliminary approval for the construction of 243 new homes on West Bank land that Israel annexed to Jerusalem, & advanced plans for another 270…

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