U.S. State Department says Israel's actions raise questions as to its commitment to a negotiated settlement with the Palestinians.
The building plan on the docket was on the expansion Gilo, in an area that has raised the ire of the U.S. in the past. Officials in City Hall confirmed that outside pressure led to the canceling.
Planning committee adds 56 residential units to 700 already planned, by expanding building density, not boundaries.
Plan to build some 2,500 housing units beyond 1967 Green Line being spearheaded by private developers, but enjoys local government's support.
These are construction plans that would never have passed international muster had they not been preceded by acts of gruesome violence.
Ramallah is in Israel? And Umm al Fahm isn't? Those are a couple of the glaring errors in the new civics textbook meant to educate future generations of Israeli high school students.
Zionist Union MK Merav Michaeli: This is creeping annexation and encouragement of investment in settlements.
Nouveau settlers know they need to convince other Israelis that the line is purely imaginary, not an actual border, and gradually they’ll cross it.
The situation will continue this way until truly, not just in words, it will be impossible to continue this way.
Few attend the mourning tent set up by Nashat Melhem's family; residents of Arara angry at police conduct: 'They turned all of us into suspects.'