European ambassadors blast Israeli construction plans

Ambassadors from eight European countries meet Israel's Deputy National Security Adviser, denounce construction in Jerusalem and E1.Ben Ariel, 2/28/2020, 5:30 AM

'E1 construction will destroy two-state solution'

PA “foreign minister” blasts planned construction near Maaleh Adumim, says it is more dangerous than any other construction plans.Elad Benari, 2/27/2020, 5:30 AM

UN envoy: 'Settlements' are a substantial obstacle to peace

UN envoy Nickolay Mladenov condemns Israeli plans for new construction in Jerusalem and the E1 area.Elad Benari, 2/27/2020, 3:01 AM

Abbas spokesman blasts new Israeli construction

PA chairman's spokesman says Netanyahu's announcement of new construction in E1 area crosses "red lines".Elad Benari, 2/26/2020, 4:47 AM

'Netanyahu, it's time to start building'

Jerusalem Council member Aryeh King demands PM Netanyahu end decade-long building freeze in strategic corridor.Eliran Aharon, 3/25/2019, 1:17 PM

Illegal, EU-funded Arab buildings dismantled in E1

Jerusalem Belt Forum welcomes enforcement in strategic area, but warns it isn't enough to counter phenomena of EU-backed land grabs.Yedidya Ben-Or, 5/16/2016, 12:51 PM

'IDF Civil Administration acts like a Third World country'

MK Moti Yogev calls illegal Palestinian construction ‘terror building,' says IDF body needs to follow orders or hand over authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2016, 9:13 PM

Netanyahu distances himself from E1 building plans

PM's office says any construction plans for E1 that were promoted during Uri Ariel's time in office are irrelevant now.Nitsan Keidar, 12/30/2015, 6:14 AM

Despite US Criticism, Liberman Calls for Building in E1

Liberman visits Jerusalem suburb, calls out Netanyahu's coalition for not keeping promises to develop for continuity amid US pressure.Eliran Aharon, 6/16/2015, 4:23 PM

UN Warns Over Plan to Relocate Bedouin Settlement

UNRWA urged international community to oppose Israeli plans to relocate thousands of Bedouin.Arutz Sheva, 9/21/2014, 7:39 PM

Mayor: Now's the Time to Build in E1

Maale Adumim Mayor Benny Kasriel handed a petition over to Prime Minister Netanyahu, demanding that construction begin in the E1 area.Moshe Cohen, 5/19/2014, 9:14 PM

PA's ‘Staged Provocation’ Leaves Officer Wounded near E1

Palestinian mob comes with TV cameras to uproot olive trees, throw rocks; NGO accuses authorities of 'passive' complicity.Maayana Miskin, 3/9/2014, 3:55 PM

Over 15,000 March to Demand E1 Building

Thousands of Israelis march to demand that the gov't begin building in Jerusalem's Mevasseret Adumim area, also known as E1.David Lev, 2/13/2014, 5:57 PM

Danon: ‘Washington is Watching’ E1 Rally

Deputy Defense Minister says rally near Maaleh Adumim will send ‘critically important message.’Maayana Miskin, 2/13/2014, 3:16 PM

Edelstein: There's No Peace Partner, Only Incitement

Knesset Speaker publishes letter of support for planned nationalist march in E1. "We cannot bury our heads in the sand," he says.Elad Benari, 2/12/2014, 3:45 AM

Activists: We Want 60 MKs at E1 March

Activist Daniela Weiss has a dream: Bringing 60 MKs to a march set for Thursday to demand Israeli settlement of the E1 area.David Lev, 2/10/2014, 6:16 PM

Likud MK: Keep on Building at E1

MK Tzipi Hotovely calls on the state of Israel to strengthen its presence in the E1 corridor ahead of mass march.Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2014, 10:22 AM

Elkin Responds to Kerry Threats: 'Build More Jewish Homes'

Deputy Foreign Minister urges government to build in the wake of Kerry's threats for a boycott.Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 3:28 PM

MK Regev: Start Building at E1

Likud MK says Israel does not need external approval for 'natural right' to build on its land.Gil Ronen, 1/23/2014, 9:18 PM

Bennett: Start Building in E1 Now

Speaking Monday, Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett said that Israel needed to get moving on building homes in the E1 corridorDavid Lev, 1/20/2014, 8:52 PM

Kerry is Following Carter's Blueprint

A land for peace deal, as was done with Egypt, would be a mistake of historic proportions. Ted Belman, 12/17/2013, 9:25 AM

Police Stamp Out Menorah

Just 30 minutes after Jewish residents completed a huge menorah from sandbags and candles, police snuffed it out.Gil Ronen, 12/3/2013, 2:11 PM

Palestinian Authority Builds Illegally in E1

After US rejects Israel's building in the area, PA rushes to build hundreds of illegal caravans in the area - to prevent Israel building.Tova Dvorin , 11/22/2013, 8:14 AM

Maale Adumim Mayor: E1 Freeze Demonstrates Weakness

'If we always listen to the Americans, we'll never get to build,' says mayor.David Lev, 11/14/2013, 9:18 AM

Shomron Activist: Netanyahu is Making a Big Mistake

Netanyahu’s decision to please the Americans by freezing construction is a huge mistake, says Daniela Weiss.Elad Benari, 11/14/2013, 3:45 AM

Is Netanyahu Guilty of 'Reverse Price Tag'?

Veteran settlement leader Benny Katzover blasts Netanyahu's de facto freeze on construction.Gil Ronen, 6/25/2013, 10:39 AM

1,000 Spend Sabbath at Site Near Jerusalem, Demand Construction

About 1,000 people set up camp at E1. Dep. Min. Ben Dahan: “We must not give in to threats.”Gil Ronen, 6/22/2013, 11:32 PM

Activist to Netanyahu: Keep Your Promises, Build!

Daniella Weiss, one of the leaders of the Nahala movement, says that Netanyahu should live up to his promises to build in E1.Elad Benari, 6/19/2013, 4:14 AM

Activists Plan Mass Settlement in E1

Jewish activists plan to counter Arab efforts to settle E1 with mass settlement of their own.Maayana Miskin, 5/12/2013, 10:48 AM

Livni Slams Ariel's Promise to Build in E1

Justice Minister Tzippy Livni on Thursday slammed the government's plan to build in the E1 corridor near Maaleh Adumim.David Lev, 4/19/2013, 12:16 AM

Uri Ariel: Building in E1 ‘A Right and an Obligation’

Israel will build homes in the E1 area near Jerusalem despite opposition, Housing Minister declares.Maayana Miskin, 4/16/2013, 6:55 PM

Police Forces Evacuate Illegal Arab Outpost

Police forces evict the PA Arabs who had set up an illegal outpost in the E1 area during Obama's visit., 3/24/2013, 5:40 AM

Arabs Set Up Illegal Outpost in E1

As President Barack Obama began his visit to Israel, PA Arabs once again set up an illegal outpost in the area known as E1.Elad Benari, 3/21/2013, 2:15 AM

Obama Effect? Jerusalem Postpones E1-Related Discussion

A week before Obama’s visit, the city of Jerusalem has decided to postpone a meeting to discuss establishing a landfill adjacent to E1.Elad Benari, 3/13/2013, 4:16 AM

Livni Objects to Israeli Construction, Says It's 'Provocative'

Livni expresses objection to Israeli construction in E1 and in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 2/24/2013, 5:13 AM

PA Threatens ICC Action Over E1 Construction

PA Foreign Minister warns that Israel’s allowing Jewish homes i E1 would be “trespassing the red lines.”Elad Benari, 1/24/2013, 4:16 AM

Israel Removes Tents from Arab Outpost

Security forces begins to demolish the tents that were set up in the illegal Arab outpost in E1, PA media reports.Elad Benari, 1/17/2013, 2:16 AM

State to High Court: Let Us Clear Tents from Arab Outpost

State asks the High Court to allow it to remove tents from the illegal Arab outpost in E1, as PA Arabs tried to re-enter the outpost.Elad Benari, 1/16/2013, 4:12 AM

'Obama: Israel doesn't Know What's Good for It'

Jeffrey Goldberg: Obama said repeatedly, “Israel doesn’t know what its own best interests are.”Gil Ronen, 1/15/2013, 12:44 PM

Ban: Jewish Outposts Bad, Arab Outposts Good

Arabs have the right to set up outposts in E1, or anywhere else - unlike Jews, who don't, said the UN Secretary-GeneralDavid Lev, 1/14/2013, 10:06 PM

Police Forces Evacuate Arab Outpost

The Judea and Samaria District of the Israeli Police evacuates the illegal Arab outpost in the area known as E1.Elad Benari, 1/13/2013, 3:03 AM

State to High Court: Arab Outpost Must be Evacuated

Leaving the illegal Arab outpost in the E1 area constitutes an immediate security danger, State tells High Court.Elad Benari, 1/13/2013, 2:36 AM

Netanyahu Orders Arab Outpost Taken Down

State asks High Court to rescind injunction delaying the evacuation of Arabs who gathered at E1.Gil Ronen, 1/12/2013, 8:42 PM

Amb. Shoval: There's No 'Obama Revenge'

Former ambassador to U.S. Zalman Shoval tells Arutz Sheva Israel's relations with U.S. are actually improving, despite doomsayers.Gil Ronen, 12/20/2012, 9:41 PM

E1 Construction Because of Bennett, Says Senior Minister

Senior cabinet minister says the announcement about building in E1 is tied to Netanyahu's fear of losing votes to Bennett's Bayit Yehudi.Elad Benari, 12/12/2012, 12:15 AM

Turkey: Israel 'Playing With Fire' in Jerusalem, E1 Building

Turkish President Abdullah Gül said that Israel was “playing with fire” with its plans to build in Jerusalem and the E1 areaDavid Lev, 12/11/2012, 9:48 PM

Abbas in Turkey: We'll Respond to Israeli Construction

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas speaks to Turkish parliament, vows to respond if Israel builds new Jewish homes in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/11/2012, 3:13 AM

Pundit: Did Haaretz Make Up Crisis with Britain?

Uri Elitzur of Makor Rishon asks if report Britain may cancel trade agreements with Israel was Haaretz's idea.Gil Ronen, 12/8/2012, 9:01 PM

EU Summons Israeli Ambassador Over Construction Plans

The EU calls in Israel's ambassador to express its concerns over plans to build new homes in Judea, Samaria and eastern JerusalemElad Benari, 12/7/2012, 5:15 AM

Germany, Israel 'Agree We're Not Agreed'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said after a meeting with Israel's prime minister the two did not agree “on the question of settlements.”Chana Ya'ar, 12/6/2012, 2:09 PM

Abbas Says E1 Construction is a 'Red Line'

PA Chairman threatens Israel with legal action if it goes ahead with plans to build homes between Jerusalem and Maaleh Adumim.Elad Benari, 12/6/2012, 3:14 AM

PA Says Israeli Housing Decision is 'End of Peace Process'

Former PA chief negotiator Saeb Erekat says the decision to build between Jerusalem and Maale Adumim means the “end of the peace process.”Chana Ya'ar, 12/5/2012, 5:20 PM

‘E-1’ Passes First Bureaucratic Hurdle

"E-1" passes Square One:The Civil Authority says “go," but politics and bureaucrats may leave the plans on paper. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/5/2012, 2:54 PM

Land of Israel Fund Appeals to Jews to Purchase E1 Area

Amid severe international condemnations, the Israel Land Fund is attempting to assemble a group of investors to purchase and build the land.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/5/2012, 6:46 AM

William Hague: No EU Sanctions against Israel

British foreign minister sees no "enthusiasm" in the EU for imposing economic sanctions over new housing.Gil Ronen, 12/4/2012, 9:05 PM

Bennett: Nothing Unusual about New Construction

The construction of homes near Jerusalem is a natural move, not a punishment, says Jewish Home party head.Maayana Miskin & Hezki Baruch, 12/4/2012, 6:38 PM