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Posts Tagged: East jerusalem construction

December 28, 2016 10:35 am

Vote on Construction of East Jerusalem Apartments Canceled Ahead of Kerry’s Policy Speech

A vote on approving permits for the construction of hundreds of homes for Israelis in east Jerusalem was canceled Wednesday, ahead of a speech by...

March 25, 2015 9:45 am

Israel Halts Construction of 1,500 Housing Units in East Jerusalem

Ynet - Israel is freezing construction of 1,500 new housing units in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa, beyond the Green Line, despite Prime...

November 13, 2014 5:42 pm

U.S. Issues Latest Criticism of Israeli Construction in Jerusalem - The United States issued its latest criticism of Israeli construction in the Jewish state's capital of Jerusalem following the preliminary approval of...

November 13, 2014 12:20 pm

Kerry Meets With Abbas, King of Jordan to Discuss Surge in Palestinian Violence

Bloomberg - Secretary of State John Kerry met today in Amman with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the king of Jordan for hastily arranged talks on Israeli-Palestinian...

November 3, 2014 5:46 pm

Obama Officials’ Insults Are Vulgar, But Their Policies Are Far Worse

The Obama administration officials' vulgar treatment of Israel's prime minister is troubling. But the policies behind their vulgarity - and reckless - are far worse. Two...

October 31, 2014 10:16 am

Obama Seeks Confrontation With Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's response to the intensifying global pressures on Israel is "Žto firmly reject any further territorial withdrawals that would put Israel's security...

October 29, 2014 11:00 am

President Rivlin Says ‘U.S. Ties’ Bind Israel’s Foreign Policy

Jerusalem Post - With the media buzzing over a possible crisis between Jerusalem and Washington amid sharpened U.S. rhetoric - it seems no one is...

October 28, 2014 2:12 pm

U.N. to Discuss Jerusalem Construction, Israel Plans to Build Arab Town - While the U.N. Security Council plans to hold a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the newly announced Israeli construction of about 1,000...

October 28, 2014 9:47 am

Netanyahu Defends Jerusalem Construction Amid U.S., EU Criticism - In the face of criticism from the United States and European Union, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday defended his...

October 27, 2014 10:04 am

Israel Advances Planning for 1,000 New Homes in Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a directive on Monday to advance the construction of more than 1,000 new housing units in Jerusalem....

October 3, 2014 3:42 pm

Penitence and the Bigger Picture

Every year at this time, the Israeli public is treated to tips on how to get through Yom Kippur with minimal suffering. Pointers include the...

October 3, 2014 10:15 am

EU Threatens Relations With Israel Over Jerusalem Construction Plans - The European Union (EU) joined the United States in criticism of Israel's plan to construct 2,610 residential units in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood...

October 2, 2014 10:32 am

Netanyahu: U.S. Should Know ‘Facts’ About New East Jerusalem Housing Units - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday rejected U.S. government criticism of an Israeli construction plan in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Givat...

October 2, 2014 10:31 am

Jerusalem Mayor Defends Construction Plan Condemned by U.S

Ynet - Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat responded to criticism lodged by the U.S. over Israel's controversial plan to build some 2,500 new housing units in southern...


Many in UK Academic Community Forced to Hide Jewish Identity: Report

Pervasive antisemitism and anti-Zionism at UK universities is forcing members of the Jewish academic community to conceal their identities on campus, according to a new report issued by the Parliamentary...


Vice-President of German Youth Soccer Team Sanctioned for Antisemitism Bann...

The vice-president of a Berlin soccer team whose players were disciplined after they proffered Nazi salutes and antisemitic invective towards...

Middle East

At Least Three Killed in Clash on Iran-Afghan Border

Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed after shooting broke out near a border post between Iran and Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman and Iran's state media said...

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