East Jerusalem

Muslim leaders call on world to recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Muslim leaders call on world to recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Muslim leaders on Wednesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump`s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and called on the world to respond by recognising East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.

Dec 14, 2017, 06:45 AM IST
Islamic summit declares East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital

Islamic summit declares East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital

The summit of the OIC also invited all the countries to "recognize the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital"

Dec 13, 2017, 22:39 PM IST
President Mahmoud Abbas to seek PM Modi's help in reaching solution to Palestinian issue

President Mahmoud Abbas to seek PM Modi's help in reaching solution to Palestinian issue

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday said he will seek the help of PM Modi's good offices in reaching a solution to the Palestinian issue.

May 15, 2017, 23:21 PM IST

Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes in East Jerusalem

Israel approved building permits on Sunday for hundreds of homes in three East Jerusalem settlements in expectation that US President Donald Trump will row back on the previous administration`s criticism of such projects.

Jan 23, 2017, 00:42 AM IST

Israeli forces say killed three assailants in East Jerusalem, West Bank

Israeli forces shot dead three Arab assailants in separate incidents in East Jerusalem and the West Bank on Friday, police and the military said, in a flare-up of a nearly year-old wave of Palestinian street attacks.

Sep 16, 2016, 21:31 PM IST
John Kerry condemns Palestinian attacks as 'acts of terrorism'

John Kerry condemns Palestinian attacks as 'acts of terrorism'

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday described a wave of Palestinian knife and car-ramming attacks as "acts of terrorism" that must be condemned as he held talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders on how to end the violence.

Nov 25, 2015, 10:36 AM IST

Pakistan must stop rights violations in PoK before sermonising: India

India on Tuesday hit back at Pakistan for raking up the Kashmir issue at the UN again, saying it should first stop human rights violations in PoK and ensure the right of self-determination for the victims before "sermonising" others on it.

Nov 03, 2015, 23:25 PM IST
Benjamin Netanyahu mulls revoking benefits for some Palestinians in East Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu mulls revoking benefits for some Palestinians in East Jerusalem

Israel regards all of Jerusalem, including East Jerusalem, which was captured along with the West Bank in 1967, as its indivisible capital. 

Oct 27, 2015, 11:17 AM IST
As tensions rise, Israel erects wall to protect Jews in East Jerusalem

As tensions rise, Israel erects wall to protect Jews in East Jerusalem

The new wall will join a series of checkpoints set up in recent days at the exits of some of the Palestinian sectors.

Oct 19, 2015, 11:23 AM IST

Israel erects wall to protect Jews in east Jerusalem

Israeli police on Monday began erecting a wall in east Jerusalem to protect a Jewish neighbourhood subject to firebomb and stone attacks launched from an adjacent Palestinian village.

Oct 19, 2015, 02:23 AM IST

Israel sets up checkpoints in Palestinian east Jerusalem

Israel is struggling to stop a wave of attacks that have raised fears of a full-scale uprising.

Oct 14, 2015, 15:45 PM IST

In east Jerusalem, settlers plant their flag among Arabs

The Abu Snineh family woke up at their home in east Jerusalem one morning to find Jewish settlers had moved into the building and Israeli flags were on the roof.

Sep 11, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

Netanyahu threatens to target young Palestinian stone-throwers

Israel is considering giving its security forces a freer hand to shoot at young Palestinian stone-throwers, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s office said on Wednesday.

Sep 02, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

UNHRC adopts resolution on Palestine, India abstains

India for the first time on Friday abstained from voting on a resolution on Palestine adopted at the UN rights body that calls for accountability by parties involved in last year's conflict in Gaza.

Jul 03, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

Israel approves hundreds of homes in east Jerusalem

Israel is pushing ahead with a Jerusalem construction project that had caused a rift between Israel and the United States.

May 08, 2015, 07:15 AM IST

Palestinian President said committed to two-state solution: Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday said visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has reiterated the commitment to a two-state solution for peace with Israel, Xinhua reported.

Nov 26, 2014, 22:52 PM IST

Palestinians urge UN to press Israel on east Jerusalem

United Nations: The Palestinians on Wednesday asked the UN Security Council to demand Israel take steps to end clashes at the Al-Aqsa mosque in east Jerusalem and warned of a brewing religious confrontation.

Nov 06, 2014, 04:01 AM IST

Clashes erupt as Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting Jewish far-rightist

Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having tried hours earlier to kill a far-right Jewish activist, leading to fierce clashes in East Jerusalem and fears of a new Palestinian uprising.

Oct 31, 2014, 00:11 AM IST

Israel's settlement plans cast doubt on peace commitment: UN

Israel`s decision to accelerate planning for some 1,000 new settler homes in East Jerusalem raises serious doubts about the Israeli commitment to peace with the Palestinians, a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday.

Oct 30, 2014, 03:19 AM IST

Jerusalem mayor pledges to continue construction of new settlements

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat said Thursday that the planned construction of a new Jewish settlement in East Jerusalem will continue "with full force", defying the US' condemnation of the move.

Oct 03, 2014, 07:24 AM IST