78 new settler homes approved for east Jerusalem: Municipality

The Jerusalem municipality said it approved on Wednesday the construction of 78 new homes for Jewish settlers in two neighbourhoods of occupied Arab east Jerusalem.

Police arrest Palestinians in east Jerusalem: Officials

Israeli police arrested at least 23 Palestinians in east Jerusalem overnight and on Monday, Palestinian officials said, in the latest crackdown after months of violent clashes in the Holy City.

Pakistan set to declare Panja Sahib as holy city

The Pakistan government has decided to declare `Panja Sahib` a holy city and would initiate efforts to sort out all issues related to the welfare of the Sikhs living at the pilgrimage site.

Jerusalem`s long-contested light rail finally ready to roll

Jerusalem`s light rail system has stirred controversy across the Holy City.

Christian pilgrims flock to Holy City for Good Friday

Thousands of Christian pilgrims from around the world thronged the narrow cobblestone alleys of Jerusalem`s Old City to pray along the route tradition holds Jesus took to his crucifixion on Good Friday.