UN chief blasts Israeli construction in JerusalemUN Secretary-General says approval of housing units in Maale Adumim and Jerusalem raises questions about Israel's long-term intentions.
Glick: Construction is the answer to terror"The power of life will defeat the power of darkness," says MK Yehuda Glick following recent terrorist attacks.
Netanyahu distances himself from E1 building plansPM's office says any construction plans for E1 that were promoted during Uri Ariel's time in office are irrelevant now.
PA Spokesman: Israel Trying to Sabotage Peace EffortsPA, leftist MKs slam the announcement for tenders of over 1,800 new housing units in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.
Kerry Seeks Peace Framework in Tenth Visit to IsraelAs Kerry begins 2014 with a trip to the Middle East, State Department official says Israeli construction "creates a lot of questions."
Abbas Asks Americans to Stop Israeli ConstructionThe PA has appealed to the United States to block Israel's plan to build new homes in Judea and Samaria.
EU Official Warns Israel Over Planned ConstructionIsrael should expect a "strong reaction" if it announces new construction in Judea and Samaria, says EU official.
PA Officials: Israel 'Killing the Peace Process'As expected, PA officials express outrage over reports that Israel plans to announce extensive new construction in Judea and Samaria.
Netanyahu Defies Americans, Will Announce Extended ConstructionPM plans to announce extended Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria next week, parallel to the release of another 26 terrorists.
PA: Cancel Building Tenders Or Talks OverPA claims Israel didn't really cancel construction tenders announced several weeks ago, threatens to end talks.
Ban Concerned Over 'Dangerous' Tensions Between Israel and PAUN chief says Israeli construction is "cause for very grave concern", says it risks collapse of peace talks.
UN Official: 'Settlements' Are Holding Back PeaceUN's Jeffrey Feltman warns that chances of peace may be damaged because of Israel's plan to build beyond the 'Green Line'.
Bennett: One Cannot Occupy His Own HomeEconomy Minister responds to CNN's Christiane Amanpour who asked about Israeli construction in the "occupied West Bank."
Minister Ariel: We'll Keep BuildingHousing Minister says that even if the Prime Minister reprimands him over construction in Judea and Samaria, he will continue as planned.
Mount Scopus Park Project ApprovedDespite efforts by Minister Amir Peretz to stop it, a new national park on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem has been approved.
Danon: Peace Now Continues to IncitePeace Now is deliberately providing false information about Israel's construction plans, charges Deputy Defense Minister.
Shomron Activist: Netanyahu is Making a Big MistakeNetanyahu’s decision to please the Americans by freezing construction is a huge mistake, says Daniela Weiss.
Netanyahu Reprimands Ariel for New ConstructionPM Netanyahu directs Housing Minister Uri Ariel to reconsider all new plans for construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.
PA Official: No Deal is Better than Deal with 'Settlements'PA negotiator: Failure to reach a peace deal with Israel would be better than an agreement which allows it to continue “settlements.”
PA: Stop the 'Settlements' Or We're Not TalkingSenior PA official: No talks as long as Israel continues with "unprecedented settlement attacks."
PA Threatens Security Council Action Over ConstructionAfter Israel announces new construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem, PLO says it will go the UN Security Council.
PA Peace Negotiators Resign...MaybePA news agency reports that the team for negotiations with Israel has resigned, but senior official denies the report.
PA: Israel is Destroying the Peace ProcessPA says Israel is “trying to wreck peace talks” with plans to build 1,500 new homes in Ramat Shlomo.
Ban: Releasing Murderers is Good, Building is BadUN chief condemns Israel for building, but welcomes its "gesture" of releasing murderers.
Israel to Promote New Jerusalem ConstructionIsrael will promote new construction projects in Jerusalem, including hundreds of new housing units in Ramat Shlomo.
Merkel Urges Israeli 'Restraint' in Judea and SamariaGerman Chancellor meets PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, reiterates her country's commitment to the "two-state solution."
Thousands Gather in Jerusalem, Tell Government to BuildParticipants in the “One State for One Nation” convention called on the government to ignore pressure and build in Judea and Samaria.
Minister Ariel Launches New Neighborhood in Karnei Shomron"Every neighborhood being built in Samaria helps lower housing prices. I am committed to building," says Housing Minister.
Samaria: Jews Confront IDF over Arab WorkersResidents of Yitzhar blocked IDF vehicles from entering because army insisted on employing Arab drivers.
Akunis: A Palestinian State? No Way"I was against a Palestinian state in the past and am still against it today," Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis declares.
Likud MKs: Jewish Construction Must Go On Despite Peace Talks"Building in Judea and Samaria is not an issue," declares Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis at dedication of new Shomron neighborhood.
Ariel: We Won't be Confined to the Auschwitz BordersHousing Minister Uri Ariel in the Shomron: Anyone who thinks that Israel will retreat to the pre-1967 borders is wrong.
Kerry: Israeli Construction Was ExpectedU.S. Secretary of State says Israel's announcement of new construction was expected and should not interfere with talks.
World Criticizes Israel Over New ConstructionThe United States, Russia, Europe and the UN all slammed Israel over its plans to build new homes in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.
Minister Ariel: Peace? What Peace? We'll Continue to BuildHousing Minister declares that Israel will continue to build in Jerusalem, noting that so far all he sees is "an audacious Arab Spring."
Erekat Slams Israel Over Judea and Samaria ConstructionPLO negotiator claims that Israeli construction means that Israel is not serious about peace.
U.S.: 'Settlements' Are IllegitimateUnited States says it disapproves of construction in Judea and Samaria, after Israel approves construction of more than 800 units.
Ariel: We're Not Promoting New Building PlansAny construction in Judea and Samaria is based on plans that were approved long ago, emphasizes Housing Minister Uri Ariel.
Ban: 'Settlements' Undermine Hopes for PeaceUN leader Ban Ki-moon says he is "particularly trouble" by Israel's plans to increase construction in Judea and Samaria.
PA: Israel Destroying Kerry's Efforts by Building in JerusalemPLO negotiator accuses Israel of "destroying" John Kerry's peace efforts by building new homes in Jerusalem.
Israel to Build in Jerusalem, U.S. AngryAn official in the White House reacts angrily to news report that Israel approves construction of 300 new homes in Jerusalem.
Hague: Israel Losing Support in Britain Because of 'Settlements'British Foreign Secretary blames loss of support in Britain towards Israel on its construction in Judea and Samaria.
Danon: I Will Personally Ensure Jewish Construction"Anyone who wants to legally promote building plans in Judea and Samaria can come to me," says Deputy Defense Minister.
U.S.: Beit El Construction is 'Counterproductive'The U.S. says that Israel's approval of new homes in Beit El is "counterproductive to the cause of peace."
PA Fumes After Israel Approves New Beit El ConstructionThe Palestinian Authority has expressed anger, once again, after Israel signed off on plans for 296 new homes in the town of Beit El.
Obama Effect? Jerusalem Postpones E1-Related DiscussionA week before Obama’s visit, the city of Jerusalem has decided to postpone a meeting to discuss establishing a landfill adjacent to E1.
PA Slams Israel Over Beit El ConstructionPA outraged over Israel’s approval of Beit El construction, says there will be no negotiations so long as 'settlements' continue.
Meridor: Israel Should Limit Building to 'Settlement Blocs'Israel should announce before Obama’s visit it will not build beyond the “settlement blocs”, says Deputy PM Dan Meridor.
New Homes in the Shomron - 100% Jewish LaborArutz Sheva visits two neighborhoods currently under construction in Kedumim. 60 new families will join the community in a few months.
Hague, Ashton Condemn Israeli Expansion in Judea and SamariaBritish Foreign Secretary Hague and EU foreign policy chief Ashton join those criticizing Israel for building in Judea and Samaria.
U.S. Condemns Israel Over Beit El ExpansionU.S. says "Israeli settlement activity undermines peace efforts" after PM Netanyahu announces 300 new homes for Beit El.
Housing Ministry to Market 551 New Homes in Judea and SamariaHousing Minister Ariel Atias announces that land will be marketed for the purpose of building 551 new housing units in Judea and Samaria.
New Jewish Construction Tenders Irk PAPalestinian Authority upset after Israel publishes tenders for construction of 1,000 new housing units near Jerusalem.
Jewish Residential Compound Approved in East JerusalemJerusalem local planning committee approved new Jewish housing complex in the Arab Ras Al-Amud neighborhood.