In his speech to Fatah delegates this week, the president implied that Palestinians should abandon the armed struggle and focus on realistic, attainable goals. However, his control of funds and jobs undermines his political stance.
Dubbed Jerusalem 5800, plan envisions a giant international airport near Jericho, a railway from Ramallah, and even a Biblical park.
East Jerusalem gets only 15 percent of building permits issued, comptroller report finds, while also criticizing lax enforcement of building violations in same area.
Silwan will not be Judaized, and the Palestinians aren’t going anywhere.
Plan to build 500 homes includes expropriation of private Palestinian land; Jerusalem is planning to thaw additional projects beyond Green Line in aftermath of Trump's election as U.S. president.
Nir Barkat’s threat to step up demolition of homes in East Jerusalem if Amona outpost is demolished in December is questionable both legally and morally.
Ateret Cohanim, an organization that seeks to settle Jews in East Jerusalem, overall seeks to evict 72 families living in the Batan al-Hawa section of Silwan.
City hall says court ruling on illegal outpost of Amona leaves them no choice but to move against Palestinian homes in E. Jerusalem built on private Jewish land.
Sheikh Ra'ad Salah protests solitary confinement and searches of cell, as part of what he termed humiliating treatment by prison authorities.
Hazem Rasheq allegedly entered a hospital’s maternity ward and impersonating a member of the medical staff.