East Jerusalem News
Israel announces measures to revoke certain rights of 'terrorist families' after two attacks in east Jerusalem
The attacks came after one of the deadliest Israeli army raids in the occupied West Bank in two decades, rocket fire from militants in the Gaza Strip and retaliatory Israeli air strikes
India condemns Jerusalem synagogue shooting, extends support to Israel
In a statement on Twitter, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi slammed the attack and offered condolences to the families of the victims
UN General Assembly seeks court opinion on legality of Israeli policies in occupied West Bank, east Jerusalem
The Assembly voted by a wide margin, but with over 50 countries abstaining, to send one of the world's longest-running and thorniest disputes to the International Court of Justice, a request promoted by the Palestinians and opposed vehemently by Israel
Misery at heart of Israel-Gaza conflict: For millions of Palestinians, routine indignities are part of daily life
Palestinians routinely experience exasperating impossibilities and petty humiliations, bureaucratic controls that force agonising choices, and the fragility and cruelty of life under military rule
At least 200 Palestinians hurt in Al-Aqsa clashes with Israeli police, say medics
It was unclear what set off the violence at Al-Aqsa, which erupted when Israeli police in riot gear deployed in large numbers as thousands of Muslim worshippers were holding evening prayers
Donald Trump's West Asia plan robs Palestinians of nearly everything they had been fighting for
For Mahmoud Abbas, the ailing octogenarian president of the Palestinian Authority, his life’s work — a viable state side-by-side with Israel — is quickly slipping away
Donald Trump's 'Middle East Plan': A deal that has two elections, rather than West Asian peace, as its focus
For President Donald Trump, it is a plan that builds on his decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem — a huge political success among his conservative Jewish donors and evangelicals that, contrary to predictions, did not touch off a violent reaction in the region
Donald Trump backs separate States for Israelis and Palestinians; Benjamin Netanyahu stresses on Israel's security
For the first time since taking office, President Donald Trump endorsed a two-state solution as the best way to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians as he met at the UN with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Palestine in photos: Nablus to Ramallah, Jerusalem & Jericho, a look at urban life
Bustling cities, crawling peak hour traffic, street-side vendors and measured chaos evoke a distinct sense of familiarity for an Indian traveller in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank of Palestine
Israel's security agency Shin Bet claims it foiled plot orchestrated from Syria to harm Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Israel's internal security agency Shin Bet has claimed it foiled a plot to harm Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.
Arab League to lobby United Nations to recognise Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as capital
Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognise a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war
Recep Erdogan attacks Donald Trump over Jerusalem decision, says Turkey to open 'embassy to Palestine in Jerusalem'
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed hope that Turkey would soon be able to open an embassy to a Palestinian state in East Jerusalem
US embassy unlikely to move to Jerusalem before 2020: Rex Tillerson
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that the US embassy in Israel was unlikely to move to Jerusalem before 2020.
Muslim nations must press world to recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital, says Turkey foreign minister
Muslim nations must press the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state, Turkey said on Wednesday as it opened an Islamic summit called in response to a US decision to recognise the city as Israel’s capital.
Palestine snubs US over recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital, President Mahmoud Abbas won't meet Mike Pence
Palestine's president Mahmoud Abbas will not meet US vice president Mike Pence during Pence’s visit to the region this month in a snub over the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Israel to mull over granting building permits for settlements in East Jerusalem
Israeli authorities were on Sunday set to discuss granting building permits that would create the largest Israeli settlement inside a Palestinian neighbourhood, a watchdog group said.
Israel: Palestinian militant factions deny Islamic State claim of Jerusalem shooting incident
Palestinian groups denied a claim by Islamic State that three men who carried out a shooting and stabbing attack in Jerusalem were their members.
Jerusalem: New building in Arab neighbourhood latest in Israel-Palestine schism
Jerusalem's city hall on Wednesday said it approved the construction of a new building for Jews in the heart of an Arab neighborhood of east Jerusalem
Amid stone pelting, Israeli army kills Palestinian youth in West Bank
Palestinian security officials said the stones had been thrown at military vehicles.
Palestinians to submit final draft of statehood resolution to the UN
A Palestinian draft, submitted to the Security Council by Jordan on December 17, had called for Jerusalem to be the shared capital of Israel and a Palestinian state.