It never was. Not under the Turks, not under the Brits, not under the Jordanians. Israel tripled the size of the city by annexing land to the east and north, land that never had anything to do with the city. Now that the Arabs want it back, the Israelis yell "we will not divide Jerusalem!!". Such liars. Its like NYC annexing New Jersey, New Jersey wanting the land back, and Bloomberg yelling "we will not divide NYC!!!".
UN agency warns school may be delayed for Palestinian refugees due to lack of funding (AP)
from the article: Likud urges Shas, Lieberman to quit gov't over PM's 'intention'