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East Jerusalem youth was burned alive, Palestinian official quoted as saying

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 13:38

Initial autopsy findings from the body of an East Jerusalem youth who Palestinians believe was kidnapped and killed by far-right Jews showed that he was burned alive, the Palestinian attorney-general is reported as saying.

Israel tightens grip on East Jerusalem with USD 90m plan

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 01:15

The Israeli on Sunday approved a USD 90 million dollar socio-economic development plan for annexed east Jerusalem which focuses on increased security and police presence in the area, the municipality said.

Australia reassures Muslim countries on Palestine

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 13:45

Australia`s foreign minister assured ambassadors from Arab and Islamic countries today that her government`s position on the Palestinian territories had not changed, despite the government changing its description of East Jerusalem from "occupied" to "disputed."

Mideast talks in tatters as peace deadline expires

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 22:18

Washington`s deadline for a peace deal expired today with the sides bitterly divided and warnings that Israel risked becoming an "apartheid state" if it failed to make peace with the Palestinians.

Israel okays 69 East Jerusalem homes before Kerry

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 22:22

An Israeli planning committee on Wednesday granted final approval for the construction of 69 east Jerusalem settler homes, an official said, on the eve of a visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Canada breaks taboo on Israel East Jerusalem talks: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 23:10

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird met an Israeli minister in annexed Arab east Jerusalem this week, deliberately breaking a widely-observed diplomatic taboo.

Qatar asks for $1 bn for Palestinians in east Jerusalem

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 23:13

Qatar`s emir on Tuesday urged for USD 1 billion fund to help Palestinians in Arab east Jerusalem, and offered to contribute USD 250 million towards it.

India asks Israel to end its settlement activity

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 16:20

India has asked Israel to end its settlement activity in West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Netanyahu rejects calls to allow Palestinian state within 1967 lines

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 18:03

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to reject international demands to allow a Palestinian state with a border based on the pre-1967 Green Line and its capital in East Jerusalem.

More Israeli homes in east Jerusalem

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012, 20:16

Israel has fast-tracked a project to build 942 settler homes in east Jerusalem as part of the plan to tighten its grip on the territory.

Israel moves to further seal off Jerusalem from West Bank

Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 16:26

Israeli officials have approved plans to build 2,612 new homes on Givat HaMatos.

US rebukes Israel’s new settlement plans in East Jerusalem

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 17:53

President Obama’s administration has admonished Israel for approving 1,500 new Jewish homes in Arab East Jerusalem.