240 homes approved in eastern Jerusalem

City planning committee approves 90 homes in Gilo, 150 in Ramat Shlomo.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2017, 7:15 PM

State Department blasts new Jerusalem construction

State Department says U.S. is strongly opposed to "settlement activity" after Israel approves new homes in Jerusalem's Gilo neighborhood.Elad Benari, 11/3/2016, 1:04 AM

Jerusalem to approve new construction

Jerusalem to approve construction of more than 180 housing units in Gilo, a plan which has so far been avoided due to American pressure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2016, 2:13 AM

Jerusalem municipality backs Gilo construction

Plan to build new housing units in the southern Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo advanced with the blessing of the Jerusalem municipality.Ben Ariel, 8/9/2016, 6:13 AM

Israel: Criticism of construction 'lacks factual basis'

Foreign Ministry rejects criticism of planned construction in Gilo, says the real obstacle to peace is Palestinian rejection of Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/29/2016, 9:05 PM

State Department blasts 'corrosive' Israeli construction

State Department spokesman issues scathing condemnation of Israeli plans to build new homes in Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo.Elad Benari, 7/28/2016, 1:40 AM

EU 'deeply concerned' over Israeli security fence

EU claims the fence will harm Palestinian Arabs' livelihood.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/15/2016, 1:41 PM

Bus bursts into flames in Jerusalem

Panic in the capital: Egged bus catches fire in Gilo, causing all passengers to be evacuated.Ari Yashar, 4/13/2016, 12:02 PM

30 Years for Terrorist Who Tried to Blow up Jews in Jerusalem

Aziz Awisat sentenced for cutting gas pipes and trying to cause lethal explosion, ax attack on Jewish man that left him critically wounded.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 5/6/2015, 10:31 AM

Firefighters Find Gas Pipe Cut in Jerusalem Terror Attempt

Anonymous culprits cut gas pipes in southern Gilo neighborhood, in apparent attempt to cause an explosion.Yaakov Levi, 3/25/2015, 8:21 PM

Law Finally Enforced in 'East Jerusalem' - Against a Synagogue

Municipality 'finally crosses Green Line to enforce law'; no, not the 57 illegal mosques - sukkah boards left up in synagogue yard.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2015, 8:40 PM

Celebrating in Jerusalem - By Stoning Jews

The Obama administration devotes much time to Jerusalem, but none to the Arab violence in it. Moshe Phillips and Benyamin Korn, RZA, 6/6/2014, 3:28 PM

Israel Building 700 New Jerusalem Housing Units

Far-left group Peace Now reports on over 700 new tenders in Gilo neighborhood over 1949 Armistice lines, claims it 'undermines peace.'Ari Yashar, 4/1/2014, 5:28 PM

Terrorist Who Cut Jerusalem Gas Pipes Nabbed

Hamas member cut gas pipes in Armon Hanatziv and Gilo in the hope of causing deadly explosions. He also stabbed a Jewish man two years ago.Gil Ronen, 3/12/2014, 10:38 AM

Fight Continues for Gilo Families

Community leader fights for families that ‘lost everything in a moment.’Maayana Miskin, 3/2/2014, 1:49 PM

Police: Ban Technician Responsible for Gilo Explosion from Work

In dramatic turnaround, police to suddenly demand that technician responsible for Gilo gas explosion be placed on probation.Tova Dvorin, 2/2/2014, 12:53 PM

Woman Injured in Gilo Gas Explosion Dies of Her Wounds

A day before the technician accused of responsibility for the Gilo gas explosion returns to work, another victim of the explosion has diedUzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 1/27/2014, 4:41 PM

Family Poisoned in Jerusalem, Baby Girl Dies

Couple and 4 children evacuated to hospital after being poisoned, pesticide sprayed 2 days earlier suspected as cause.Ari Yashar, 1/22/2014, 1:19 PM

Gas Explosion: Linda Schwartz Fighting for her Life

The explosion apparently occurred at the apartment of Max and Maya Schwartz, whose daughter in in the ICU.Arutz Sheva staff, 1/22/2014, 11:38 AM

Court Frees Gas Technician Suspected in Deadly Blast

Investigation indicates that the Jerusalem blast did not occur in the apartment to which he had been called.Gil Ronen, 1/21/2014, 12:44 PM

Medics: Blast Scene was 'Eerily Silent, Like an Earthquake'

Magen David Adom paramedics relate first-hand rescue experiences from the gas balloon explosion in Jerusalem Sunday night.Ari Yashar, 1/20/2014, 2:48 PM

J'lem Gas Explosion: 'Everything Will Be Investigated'

'Supergas' technician arrested for questioning; he had been called to the building in the evening before the blast.Ari Yashar, 1/20/2014, 12:38 PM

Jerusalem Gas Tank Explosion Kills Three People

Three people, including a baby, killed in a gas tank explosion in a residential building Jerusalem. 11 injured.Elad Benari, 1/20/2014, 5:29 AM

Rock-Throwing Terrorists Target Jerusalem Bus

Arabs hurl rocks at a bus in the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem. No injuries reported.Elad Benari, 12/3/2013, 1:15 AM

Jewish Man Charged with Stabbing Arab Cabbie

Barak Zakaim, 23, of Gilo, charged with attacking driver in May.Gil Ronen, 9/3/2013, 12:48 PM

Jerusalem Approves 942 New Jewish Homes?

Meretz councilor says new homes have been approved in Gilo, which some leftists see as a “settlement.”Gil Ronen, 8/13/2013, 10:13 AM

Israel to Build in Jerusalem, U.S. Angry

An official in the White House reacts angrily to news report that Israel approves construction of 300 new homes in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 5/30/2013, 1:15 AM

Green Light for 1,200 Housing Units in Jerusalem's Gilo

Jerusalem's Gilo neighborhood will expand by 1,200 housing units due to approval by a Jerusalem district zoning committee.Chana Ya'ar, 12/24/2012, 11:47 PM

ADL Blasts European Union's One-Sided Criticism of Israel

The Anti-Defamation League blasted the European Union for its one-sided criticism of Israel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/25/2012, 1:44 AM

Netanyahu ‘Answers’ EU with More Yesha Homes

Netanyahu appears in Gilo to make it clear to the EU Israel will continue to build there. Foreign Ministry: 700 new homes. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 10/23/2012, 4:25 PM

EU Condemns Gilo Housing, Israel Shoots Back

Minister Saar: "Our right to build in Jerusalem is no lesser than the right of the British to build in London."Gil Ronen, 10/20/2012, 7:31 PM

Gang Beats Jewish Youth in Jerusalem, No Arrests

Police are still investigating a sudden gang attack on Bnei Akiva youth group that left two with broken bones.Maayana Miskin, 9/7/2012, 9:11 AM

Southern Israelis Under Attack from Gaza

Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists launched an attack from Gaza Monday afternoon against residents of the Negev, in southern Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 7/9/2012, 5:47 PM

Jerusalem Approves 130 Gilo Homes

The Jerusalem municipality approved 130 new homes in Gilo and a visitor center for the City of David.Gabe Kahn., 12/28/2011, 10:05 PM

Gilo Residents Furious at Condemnation Over Construction

Gilo resident tells Arutz Sheva: "It's our right to build. There's no other country where the world intervenes when it builds."Elad Benari, 10/3/2011, 8:38 AM

Ayalon Gives the Press a Crash Course in Reality at Gilo

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon shows the foreign media what “east Jerusalem” looks like. Israeli neighborhoods a reality, he says.Maayana Miskin & Hezki Baruch, 10/3/2011, 1:15 AM

Israel Formally Accepts Quartet Plan to Restart Talks with PA

The State of Israel has formally accepted a plan by the Quartet to restart final status negotiations with the Palestinian Authority. Chana Ya'ar, 10/2/2011, 2:38 PM

Netanyahu: Gilo is Not a Settlement

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu rejects the criticism over the decision to build in Jerusalem’s Gilo neighborhood.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/28/2011, 10:39 PM

US, EU Slam Gilo Construction Project

Western officials criticized Israel's decision to build 1,100 new housing units in the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem.Gabe Kahn., 9/27/2011, 9:08 PM

PA Rails Against Gilo Development Project

The PA slammed Israel's move to develop the Gilo neighborhood in Jerusalem saying Israel is "creating preconditions on the ground."Gabe Kahn., 9/27/2011, 6:16 PM

Interior Ministry Approves 1,100 Gilo Homes

Interior Minister Eli Yishai has approved a development project for Jerusalem's Gilo neighborhood, including 1,100 housing units.Gabe Kahn., 9/27/2011, 4:51 PM

Gag Order Removed: Hamas Cell in Jerusalem

Five eastern Jerusalem village residents have been charged with involvement in Hamas terrorism – including a bomb that wounded a sanitation worker.Hillel Fendel, 4/7/2011, 1:15 PM

Green Light on 942 Housing Units for Gilo

The southern Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo will gain 942 new housing units and expand to the east and south. Chana Ya'ar, 4/4/2011, 9:33 PM

Media Whips Up Flames over ‘Old-New’ Gilo Building Plan

Media whip up opposition to expected approval of another bureaucratic step for a previously announced building project in southern Jerusalem. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/16/2011, 1:31 PM

Video: Gilo Security Wall Comes Tumbling Down - for Now

IDF Home Front Command officer: Current security situation allows the dismantling of Gilo security wall. We can rebuild it in any case of need.Hezki Baruch & Yoni Kempinski, 8/15/2010, 2:50 PM

Gilo Protective Wall Coming Down Sunday

Nine years after concrete slabs were put up to protect residents from Arab fire, they are to be taken down.Gil Ronen, 8/12/2010, 6:35 PM

Arabs, Foreign Anarchists Riot at Beit Jala Over Barrier

Dozens of Arabs, foreign anarchists rioted at the Beit Jala checkpoint in southern Jerusalem on Sunday over completion of the separation barrier.Hana Levi Julian, 3/7/2010, 3:24 PM