Jerusalem municipality backs Gilo constructionPlan to build new housing units in the southern Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo advanced with the blessing of the Jerusalem municipality.
'Criticism on construction lacks factual basis'Foreign Ministry rejects criticism of planned construction in Gilo, says the real obstacle to peace is Palestinian rejection of Israel.
State Dept blasts 'corrosive' Israeli constructionState Department spokesman issues scathing condemnation of Israeli plans to build new homes in Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo.
Elkin: Building only for Arabs will be devastatingMinister Elkin calls for building homes in Givat HaMatos to prevent an entirely Arab enclave in Jerusalem.
Government approves 1,500 new units in JerusalemNetanyahu personally approves 500 units for completion, and another 1,000 on the way, in Ramat Shlomo.
State Dept 'Deeply Concerned' by ConstructionState Department says Israel’s planned construction in Beit El and Jerusalem threatens the two-state solution.
PLO Official Denounces Israeli 'War Crimes'PLO's Hanan Ashrawi says Israel destroying the two-state solution with construction plans in Beit El and Jerusalem.
EU: Construction Questions Commitment to 2 StatesEU condemns plans for new construction in Beit El, says they "call into question" Israel's commitment to the two-state solution.
Likud: Ya'alon Has Final Authority on ConstructionLikud source claims Deputy Defense Minster Ben-Dahan will not have power to approve construction in Judea-Samaria.
Sa'ar: Don't Talk About Building, BuildFormer Likud minister calls on PM Netanyahu to build throughout the city of Jerusalem instead of just talking about it.
UN Chief Deplores Israel's 'Settlement Activity'Ban Ki-moon says "settlements are illegal under international law", notes "unilateral actions" will not be recognized.
The New 'Settlement' Housing Units Are HolyNo one who cares about Israel should take Obama's protests seriously. They are not the story.
White House Blasts 'Illegitimate' ConstructionWhite House spokesman warns new Israeli construction will "have detrimental impacts on the ground".
Erekat: No Difference Between Israel and ISISPA chief negotiator says Israel’s construction in Judea and Samaria is like the terrorism carried out by the Islamic State.
State Dept: Reports of Sanctions 'Unfounded'State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki denies Washington is considering sanctions against Israel over its construction plans.
Washington Stresses Opposition to ConstructionAs expected, the United States condemns Israel's approval of new homes for Jews in Jerusalem.
Approved: 78 Jewish Homes to Be Built in Jerusalem50 homes in Har Homa, 28 in Ramot, in latest building tender announcement for the capital.
Turkey Condemns Israeli Construction PlansTurkey joins those condemning new Israeli construction, says it "violates international law."
Obama: Israel Responsible for Talks FailingSenior official in Washington says President Obama thinks Israeli "settlement construction" caused peace talks to fail.
Israeli Official Slams Indyk's 'Hypocrisy'Senior Israeli official accuses mediator Martin Indyk of “hypocrisy” in the wake of his comments blaming Israeli for torpedoing peace talks.
Yesha Leaders: Netanyahu Harming Our FutureHeads of Judea and Samaria communities write Netanyahu that he has hurt the region more than any leftist government.
German FM: 'Settlements' Are DisruptiveAhead of visit to Israel, Germany's Foreign Minister says communities in Judea and Samaria are "obstacles to peace."
Erekat Fumes Over Latest Construction ApprovalNew construction in Givat Ze'ev proves Israel doesn't want peace, claims chief PA negotiator.
NGO: Israel plans 381 New Homes in Samaria TownLeftist Peace Now says government has approved plans to build 381 new homes in Givat Ze'ev, five kilometers north of Jerusalem.
Abbas: Israel Using Talks to Expand 'Settlements'PA Chairman says peace talks must "not serve as a cover for the expansion of Israeli settlements."
Ariel: We'll Build, Even if U.S. Won't ApproveIsraeli construction in Judea and Samaria will continue even if the Americans don’t like it, declares Housing Minister.
PM to Declare New Housing after Kerry LeavesBuilding of 1,400 new homes was to be announced Tuesday but under US pressure, announcement was put off.
Terror Release, Building Tenders 'All an Act’Bereaved father criticizes ‘scoundrel’ Netanyahu for 'putting on an act to fool his voters', on an international scale.
‘No Judea, Samaria Building without PM’s Go-Ahead’Prime Minister signs off on all construction in Judea and Samaria, is preventing new projects, Israel Lands Authority official reveals.
Peace Now: 829 New 'Settler' HomesThe extreme left group again announces Judea Samaria construction plans, claims the new homes 'threaten the peace process.'
Netanyahu: It's Time the PA Gave SomethingTalks aren't frozen, he says, but "it's time to talk about Palestinian concessions, too. Like recognizing the Jewish state."
Jews Do Not Need Anyone's Permission to Have ChildrenJews never need to apologize for living in the Jewish State. And thriving in it.
Peace Now ‘Proud’ of Getting America InvolvedPeace Now head ‘proud’ that his group got America to condemn Israel. ‘We’re protecting ‘two state solution.’’
Min. Ariel: Abbas's Protests are for ShowIsraeli construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem was coordinated by US with PA, he says.
Netanyahu: PA Creating 'Artificial Crisis'Prime Minister says Palestinians knew all along Israel has not accepted any limitation on construction.
South Africa 'Losing Sleep' over Settlements"That arrangement there in Palestine keeps us awake," SA's Foreign Minister Maite Nkaona-Mashabane says.
Netanyahu Approves 1,500 Homes in Ramat ShlomoPrime Minister seeks to provide counterbalance to release of terrorists, by approving 4 housing plans.
Israel-PA Talks to Begin in JerusalemAmid an air of secrecy, Israeli and Palestinian Authority chief negotiators are set to begin renewed "peace talks" in Israel's capital.
Kerry, Abbas Knew of Building Plans in AdvanceIn a press conference in Brazil, US Secretary of State says Netanyahu had been "completely up front" about building from the start.
Eldad: ‘New’ Construction – from 2012Former MK warns using promised construction as a bargaining chip ‘will be a disaster.’
Min. Peretz: Bayit Yehudi Torpedoing PeaceMinister from Tzipi Livni's party accuses religious Zionist party of recklessly endangering Israel.
PA Slams Israeli Construction in Judea and SamariaHousing Minister Uri Ariel retorts: "No country in the world accepts dictates from other countries on where it is allowed to build or not."
Over 1,000 New Homes in Judea, Samaria, JerusalemMore than 1,000 tenders issued for new homes, most in Jerusalem. Minister: It's the right thing to do.
Minister Ariel the New Target for Far-Left AngerFar-left groups target Housing Minister for criticism: ‘We won’t let him mess up the peace talks.’
Netanyahu to Kerry: 1,000 Homes During TalksNetanyahu tells Kerry Israel will allow 1,000 homes in Judea, Samaria during talks.
Report: PM to Free Terrorists, Allow ConstructionFollowing Bayit Yehudi pressure and popular opposition to prisoner release, PM reportedly planning to allow Judea-Samaria construction
Jerusalem Housing Push: ‘I Forgot Kerry was Here’Jerusalem deputy mayor says he ‘forgot Kerry was here’ when he submitted a ‘routine’ measure on a local housing project.
US: 1,000 New Homes for Jews 'Unhelpful'"We don't accept the legitimacy of continued settlement activity," State Department spokeswoman told reporters.
Livni Objects to Israeli ConstructionLivni expresses objection to Israeli construction in E1 and in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo.
Netanyahu Quietly Delays E1 ProjectNetanyahu deliberately delays building in E1. US paper: promising building ‘a familiar tactic.’
Koch: Judea, Samaria Essential to Israeli Security"Why would you expect Israel to cooperate in its intended lynching?" former New York Mayor asks British Prime Minister.
Prosor: Israeli Construction Not Obstacle to PeaceIsrael's UN ambassador responds to European nations' condemnation. "Settlements are not and never have been the main obstacle to peace."
European Members of UNSC Condemn IsraelEurope's four member states in the UN Security Council strongly condemn Israel over its planned construction in Jerusalem.
PA Lawmaker on Construction: This Means WarA PA lawmaker says Israel has declared war with new construction, calls for “popular resistance.”
PA: Most of Security Council will Condemn IsraelPA's UN observer predicts that all members of the Security Council except the U.S. will condemn new Israeli construction.
Nuland: Israeli Construction is 'Provocative'U.S. State Department spokeswoman uses strong language to condemn Israeli building in northern Jerusalem.
3,000 New Homes in ‘Settlement Blocs’The government plans to issue tenders for three large Israeli towns in Judea and Samaria.