Tag Archives: Israeli-occupied territories

22Jan/17

Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes in East Jerusalem

Israel, whose right-wing sees Trump as supportive of settlements, approves hundreds of housing units in three East Jerusalem settlements. PM Netanyahu says will speak with Trump on Sunday. Continue reading

20Sep/15

Israel set to approve harsher measures against Palestinian stonethrowers

The Israeli government is set to approve increased security measures against Palestinian stone-throwers in east Jerusalem, including the usage of live fire – condemned by human rights watchdog as “illegal and immoral.”

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24Feb/15

Israeli settlement building tenders hit record high -watchdog

Israel set a 10-year record last year for the number of tenders it issued for construction in settlements on occupied land in the Palestinian territories, anti-settlement watchdog group says.
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