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#East Jerusalem

# east-jerusalem - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Ireland condemns 'clearly illegal' Israeli settlements as Israel pushes on before Trump leaves office
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Ireland condemns 'clearly illegal' Israeli settlements as Israel pushes on before Trump leaves office

Nov 17th 2020, 5:59 PM 25,408 Views 60 Comments

The Trump administration has broken with decades of bipartisan US practice by not opposing Jewish settlement activity in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.

# east-jerusalem - Friday 21 February, 2020

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

Feb 21st 2020, 8:14 PM 36,570 Views 127 Comments

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
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Israel PM freezes tenders for new West Bank settler homes

May 7th 2013, 8:37 AM 3,879 Views 119 Comments

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

Nov 30th 2012, 5:57 PM 7,994 Views 115 Comments

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
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Israeli government approves 1,100 new homes in east Jerusalem

Sep 27th 2011, 3:13 PM 289 Views 13 Comments

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
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Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank

Aug 15th 2011, 2:33 PM 446 Views 27 Comments

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

May 21st 2011, 3:11 PM 265 Views 1 Comment

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

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Palestinian teen dies of gunshot wound after east Jerusalem clash

May 14th 2011, 12:47 PM 292 Views 0 Comments

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
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Israel approves housing expansion in east Jerusalem

Mar 2nd 2011, 10:24 AM 347 Views 0 Comments

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
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US abandons demand for Israeli settlement freeze

Dec 8th 2010, 6:54 PM 241 Views 0 Comments

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
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Israel to debate US settlement deal

Nov 14th 2010, 10:34 AM 164 Views 0 Comments

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
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Israel plans 1,300 new settler homes in East Jerusalem

Nov 9th 2010, 1:31 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

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
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Clashes break out in Jerusalem after settler guard kills Palestinian

Sep 22nd 2010, 9:00 PM 302 Views 0 Comments

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