The US ambassador to Israel says Washington is "concerned and perplexed" over Israel's strategy of building West Bank settlements.Jan 19, 2016, 00:31 AM IST
China has told Israel it will not allow migrant builders to work on settlements in the occupied West Bank, a senior Israeli government official said on Monday.Jun 08, 2015, 15:30 PM IST
Israel today moved forward with plans for 261 new homes in two settlements located deep in the occupied West Bank, a watchdog said, drawing strong European condemnation.Jan 23, 2014, 06:52 AM IST
Two previous rounds of prisoner releases in August and October have been accompanied by Israeli announcements of fresh construction on land the Palestinians want for a future state, provoking Palestinian ire.Dec 26, 2013, 13:19 PM IST
Israeli Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the outpost of Palestinians could remain there for six days.Jan 13, 2013, 10:19 AM IST
The Palestinians said that all of the UN Security Council members except the United States will condemn Israel`s recent announcements of new settlement construction which are making a two-state solution more difficult to achieve.Dec 19, 2012, 23:22 PM IST
A govt spokesman said Israel was exercising restraint in settlement building and pointed to a 10-month freeze in 2010.Jan 10, 2012, 21:54 PM IST
Construction is a bid to preserve the land for
the future expansion, suggesting there were plans to
build 2,500 homes.
Israel has refrained from taking such an explosive step for four decades.Mar 29, 2011, 20:07 PM IST
appreciated" the US stands to veto a UN resolution that would
have condemned the Jewish state`s "illegal" settlement
activities in the occupied Palestinian territories.
The UNSC will vote on Friday on a resolution to condemn Israeli settlements.Feb 17, 2011, 08:28 AM IST
The draft resolution condemns Israel`s West Bank settlement activity.Dec 23, 2010, 10:42 AM IST
Israel has dismissed worldwide criticisms over its plan to build 1,300 new homes in east Jerusalem.Nov 10, 2010, 16:52 PM IST
The Palestinians said they have accepted a US proposal calling on Israel to extend a West Bank settlement slowdown for two months.Oct 08, 2010, 00:14 AM IST
US has said it was disappointed by Israel`s refusal to extend a slowdown in settlement construction and dispatched special Middle East peace envoy George Mitchell to the region in an urgent bid to salvage the stalled negotiations.Sep 28, 2010, 09:53 AM IST
Israel raised the possibility of a compromise on settlement construction just ahead of the scheduled ending of curbs that threatened to derail US-backed Middle East peace talks.Sep 24, 2010, 18:14 PM IST
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Israeli and Palestinian leaders were "serious"
about peace ahead of a meeting expected to address a lingering deadlock over Jewish settlements.
Welcoming the United States brokered direct peace talks between Israel and Palestine, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday asked Israel to extend a settlement freeze in West Bank to facilitate the negotiations.Sep 14, 2010, 00:26 AM IST
Israeli PM wants Palestinians to drop preconditions for face-to-face talks.Jul 08, 2010, 10:59 AM IST
Israeli settlement building in the
Occupied Territories is undermining trust in the peace
process, United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said in a letter
made public on Thursday.