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News and updates about Atarot

Environmental survey for new Jerusalem neighborhood approved

Jerusalem Local Planning and Building Committee approves environmental survey for new neighborhood of Atarot.

Environmental survey for new Jrsm neighborhood approved

Airport instead of housing solution in Atarot?

Ofer Berkowitz questions the motives behind freezing of new housing plan in Atarot, suggesting a hidden government agenda may be to blame.

Airport instead of housing solution in Atarot?

PA welcomes US pressure on Israel

PA "foreign ministry" praises US administration for pressuring Israel to refrain from building in Atarot.

PA welcomes US pressure on Israel

District Committee suspends construction of new Jerusalem neighborhood

Committee suspends construction of neighborhood in area of old Atarot neighborhood as Meretz minister argues for building of airport instead

District Cmte. suspends construction of Jerusalem neighborhood

Min. Michaeli: Reopen Atarot airport instead of new neighborhood

Transportation Minister examines possibility of reopening Jerusalem airport in lieu of plan to build new neighborhood at site.

Min. Michaeli: Reopen Atarot airport instead of new neighborhood

Govt minister planning joint Israeli-Palestinian airport

Minister for Regional Cooperation Issawi Frej wants to reopen airport in Atarot, just outside Jerusalem.

Govt minister planning joint Israeli-Palestinian airport

Israeli official to Arutz Sheva: Bennett did not stop construction in Atarot

Israeli official responds to report that PM told the US that construction in Jerusalem neighborhood would not happen.

Israeli official: Bennett did not stop construction in Atarot

Report: US to unilaterally reopen PA Consulate in Jerusalem

Report quotes high-ranking Israeli official as admitting that consulate will reopen "soon," despite right-wing objections within government.

Report: US to unilaterally reopen PA Consulate in Jerusalem

Respond to Palestinian Authority expansion plans by building in Atarot

Atarot is Jewish-owned land captured by Jordan in 1948 and liberated in 1967. It can solve the housing shortage and demography crisis. Op-ed

Respond to Palestinian Authority plans by building in Atarot

New Jerusalem neighborhood in exchange for right-wing alliance?

Netanyahu's confidants say PM will promote construction of residential neighborhood in Atarot area in exchange for rightist alliance.

New Jerusalem neighborhood in exchange for right-wing alliance?

Suspect arrested after car runs over police officer

Forces conduct searches overnight and locate suspect, an Issawiya resident, after car runs over police officer and civilian in J'lem area.

Suspect arrested after car runs over police officer

Border Police officer injured, ramming suspected

Car runs over Border Police officer north of Jerusalem and flees the scene. Police searching for the vehicle.

Border Police officer injured, ramming suspected

Hikers stuck in cave near Jerusalem

Two hikers stuck in cave about 10 meters deep in Atarot area; Volunteers from Etzion rescue unit rescue them; condition good.

Hikers stuck in cave near Jerusalem

Watch: Arab arsonists in Jerusalem caught in the act

Two Arabs captured while attempting to spark a fire in Jerusalem.

Watch: Arab arsonists in Jerusalem caught in the actplayer

Dozens of Arabs Beat 3 Jewish Drivers

Bystander reveals that a confrontation between drivers ended in a lynch mob.

Dozens of Arabs Beat 3 Jewish Drivers

PA Disregards Oslo by Arresting Israeli Arab

In blatant breach of Oslo Accords, PA arrests Arab citizen of Israel and tries him; his brother tells Arutz Sheva 'our contact was cut off.'

PA Disregards Oslo by Arresting Israeli Arab from Jerusalem

Arabs Confirm Jewish Victims Before Hurling Rocks

Harrowing assault in northern Jerusalem indicates that police are almost as indifferent to 'silent intifada' as local Arab passersby.

Arabs Confirm Jewish Victims Before Hurling Rocks at Point Blank

Boycott Redefines 'Settlements'

PA Confusion: Boycott on Israeli goods only applies to places where there are no significant PA investments. Not all settlements are "illegal."

PA New Definition of a 'Settlement' Limits Boycott