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US National Security Advisor: US 'seriously concerned' about Jerusalem violence

US National Security Advisor: US 'seriously concerned' about Jerusalem violence

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks to Israeli counterpart, says US will remain fully engaged to promote calm in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 10/05/2021 02:32
Quartet urges restraint amid violence in Jerusalem

Quartet urges restraint amid violence in Jerusalem

Middle East Quartet expresses concern over clashes in eastern Jerusalem, calls on Israel to "exercise restraint".Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2021 06:08
Not fit to print: The NYTimes on Sheikh Jarrah

Not fit to print: The NYTimes on Sheikh Jarrah

The courts evicted Arab squatters from the Shimon Hatzaddik homes, and they have appealed, but the NYTimes has made its own decision. Op-ed.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 08/05/2021 20:28
Abbas blames Israel for Jerusalem violence

Abbas blames Israel for Jerusalem violence

PA chairman urges international community to responsibility and "stop the aggression."Elad Benari, Canada, 07/05/2021 22:25
US calls on Israel to 'deescalate' tensions in Jerusalem

US calls on Israel to 'deescalate' tensions in Jerusalem

State Department spokeswoman says Washington is “deeply concerned about the heightened tensions in Jerusalem”.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/05/2021 22:01
Abbas: We'll strengthen our grip on eastern Jerusalem

Abbas: We'll strengthen our grip on eastern Jerusalem

PA chairman pledges to support programs that will help strengthen the resilience of Arab residents in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 05/05/2021 05:33
Hamas military leader threatens Israel amid Jerusalem clashes

Hamas military leader threatens Israel amid Jerusalem clashes

Leader of Hamas’ military wing: If the aggression against our people does not stop immediately, the enemy will pay a heavy price.Elad Benari, 05/05/2021 01:12
PA leadership to discuss postponement of elections

PA leadership to discuss postponement of elections

The PA has threatened to cancel the May elections if Israel does not permit Arabs residing in eastern Jerusalem to vote.Elad Benari, 27/04/2021 04:04
Abbas: There will be no elections without eastern Jerusalem

Abbas: There will be no elections without eastern Jerusalem

PA chairman clarifies the PA is adamant on having Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem vote in next month's elections.Elad Benari, 26/04/2021 05:35
Hamas leader threatens Israel

Hamas leader threatens Israel

Ismail Haniyeh: If the Israeli occupation continues its aggression in Jerusalem - there will be no calm.Elad Benari, 26/04/2021 05:00
Police Commissioner orders removal of checkpoints at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

Police Commissioner orders removal of checkpoints at Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai orders removal of the checkpoints and barricades at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 26/04/2021 03:12
UAE condemns eastern Jerusalem violence

UAE condemns eastern Jerusalem violence

United Arab Emirates Foreign Ministry urges Israel to “put an end to all aggressions” in the wake of eastern Jerusalem violence.Elad Benari, 26/04/2021 02:03
Jerusalem Mayor urges calm

Jerusalem Mayor urges calm

Mayor Moshe Lion instructs Jerusalem municipality to continue to do everything in its power to restore order to the city.Hezki Baruch, 25/04/2021 05:20
UN demands Israel permit PA election to take place in Jerusalem

UN demands Israel permit PA election to take place in Jerusalem

UN calls on Israel to permit all eligible Palestinian Arabs residing in eastern Jerusalem to vote in next month's elections.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/04/2021 22:57
PA official: 90% chance elections are cancelled

PA official: 90% chance elections are cancelled

The PA has hinted at the possibility that the elections will be postponed if Israel does not allow them to be held in eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 22/04/2021 06:10
Hamas demands elections in Jerusalem

Hamas demands elections in Jerusalem

Deputy Hamas leader says Palestinian people have a right to hold parliamentary elections in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 20/04/2021 06:18
PA mounting pressure on Israel to allow elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA mounting pressure on Israel to allow elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA 'Foreign Minister' intends to harness the European Union to the mission of allowing the elections to be held in eastern Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 14:50
Israeli bus attacked in eastern Jerusalem

Israeli bus attacked in eastern Jerusalem

Bus attacked with rocks near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. No injuries reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 04:34
Arabs riot in eastern Jerusalem

Arabs riot in eastern Jerusalem

Policeman hit in the head and requires medical attention. One suspect arrested on suspicion of rock-throwing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 23:51
Joint List MK attacked by police in eastern Jerusalem

Joint List MK attacked by police in eastern Jerusalem

MK Ofer Cassif attacked by police officers during a protest in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/04/2021 20:32
15 Jewish families returning to eastern Jerusalem neighborhood

15 Jewish families returning to eastern Jerusalem neighborhood

The Ateret Cohanim org recently purchased 4 housing blocs in Kfar Shiloah - once home to dozens of Yemenite families kicked out by Arabs.Ido Ben Porat, 08/04/2021 08:52
PA demands elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA demands elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA "foreign minister" calls on international community to pressure Israel to allow PA elections to be held in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 06/04/2021 03:37
25,000 worshipers gather at Al-Aqsa Mosque

25,000 worshipers gather at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Despite COVID-19 and the increase in cases in eastern Jerusalem, tens of thousands attended Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque.Dalit Halevi, 07/03/2021 06:49
PA: Residents of Jerusalem are entitled to vote and be elected

PA: Residents of Jerusalem are entitled to vote and be elected

PA Central Election Commission says "Palestinians" of Jerusalem have the right to vote and stand as candidates in the general election.Dalit Halevi, 05/02/2021 06:04
Jew stabbed in eastern Jerusalem

Jew stabbed in eastern Jerusalem

Haredi student stabbed by Arab but manages to fend him off.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2021 03:33
PA pressuring: Allow elections in Jerusalem

PA pressuring: Allow elections in Jerusalem

PA cabinet leader asks international community to pressure Israel to allow PA parliament elections in eastern Jerusalem as well.Dalit Halevi, 22/01/2021 04:12
PA demands that elections be held in eastern Jerusalem

PA demands that elections be held in eastern Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority asks the European Union to help it ensure the participation of eastern Jerusalem residents in parliamentary elections.Dalit Halevi, 19/01/2021 04:44
'Israel needs to vaccinate the Arabs of Jerusalem'

'Israel needs to vaccinate the Arabs of Jerusalem'

Arab public figure in eastern Jerusalem demands that the Israeli government vaccinate the Arab residents of "occupied" eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 31/12/2020 06:47
Finally - East Jerusalem property to be registered in Land Registry

Finally - East Jerusalem property to be registered in Land Registry

Over 50 years after Jerusalem was reunited, only 5% of east Jerusalem is registered.Hezki Baruch, 17/11/2020 13:06
PA: Jerusalem is a 'red line'

PA: Jerusalem is a 'red line'

PA chairman's spokesman says eastern Jerusalem is a "red line" for Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 30/10/2020 03:34
Shofar blasted in Kfar Shiloach 84 years after '36 riots

Shofar blasted in Kfar Shiloach 84 years after '36 riots

84 years after Jews expelled from area, shofar blasts were heard again in the old synagogue in the 'Yemenite Village' of eastern Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 13/09/2020 19:17
PA blasts building plan for eastern Jerusalem

PA blasts building plan for eastern Jerusalem

PA "foreign ministry" blasts Jerusalem municipality's plan to establish an employment complex in Issawiya.Dalit Halevi, 03/08/2020 05:31
A Shabbat of explosions and fireworks

A Shabbat of explosions and fireworks

Arab villages celebrate end of matriculation exams with fireworks, causing loud explosion noises.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 12/07/2020 06:23
Hamas newspaper: Israel spreading the coronavirus

Hamas newspaper: Israel spreading the coronavirus

Hamas newspaper accuses Israel of spreading the coronavirus in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 27/04/2020 05:05
State Department changes description of Arabs residing in eastern Jerusalem

State Department changes description of Arabs residing in eastern Jerusalem

State Department now calls Palestinian Arabs residing in eastern Jerusalem “Arab residents” or “non-Israeli citizens”.Elad Benari, 12/03/2020 06:32
There’s a bright side?

There’s a bright side?

It's still a lousy deal. Jack Engelhard, 31/01/2020 13:30
Tlaib falsely retweets post accusing Israelis of murdering Arab child

Tlaib falsely retweets post accusing Israelis of murdering Arab child

Rep. Rashida Tlaib retweets, then deletes, tweet falsely blaming Israelis for death of 8-year-old Arab child in eastern Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2020 06:12
Former British MP blames 'settlers' for death of Arab boy

Former British MP blames 'settlers' for death of Arab boy

Former British MP George Galloway blames “settlers” for death of eight-year-old boy who drowned in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 26/01/2020 03:54
Missing 8-year-old boy found dead in eastern Jerusalem

Missing 8-year-old boy found dead in eastern Jerusalem

Body of Qais Abu Ramila from the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina located in a reservoir of rainwater.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2020 01:58
Abbas reiterates: No elections without eastern Jerusalem

Abbas reiterates: No elections without eastern Jerusalem

PA chairman responds to reports that Israel will ignore his request to permit elections in eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 30/12/2019 02:03
Israel decides to ignore PA demand for elections in eastern Jerusalem

Israel decides to ignore PA demand for elections in eastern Jerusalem

Report: PA elections will likely be canceled due to Israel's decision to ignore demand that they be allowed in eastern Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2019 04:35
Abbas spokesman: The pressure on Israel will continue

Abbas spokesman: The pressure on Israel will continue

PA chairman's spokesman says efforts with international parties are continuing to pressure Israel to allow PA elections in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 27/12/2019 06:20
Abbas urges EU to pressure Israel on PA elections

Abbas urges EU to pressure Israel on PA elections

PA chairman says that the PA has urged the EU to pressure Israel to allow Palestinian elections to be held in eastern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 18/12/2019 06:19
PA awaiting Israel's answer on elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA awaiting Israel's answer on elections in eastern Jerusalem

PA cabinet leader: We won't agree for eastern Jerusalem not to be included in elections.Dalit Halevi, 17/12/2019 05:59
PA demands: Hold elections in eastern Jerusalem as well

PA demands: Hold elections in eastern Jerusalem as well

PA cabinet leader calls on international community to pressure Israel to allow PA elections to be held in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 11/12/2019 06:18
Why there is no peace between Muslims and Israel

Why there is no peace between Muslims and Israel

She is receiving a first rate education in an Israeli university, but would like Israel to cease to exist. Uzay Bulut, 24/11/2019 08:15
Hamas studies in eastern Jerusalem

Hamas studies in eastern Jerusalem

Education Minister emphasizes that "An association or a school that has an affiliation to terrorism and Hamas - will close."Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2019 13:02
PA cleric: Do not go to the Israeli courts

PA cleric: Do not go to the Israeli courts

Head of Supreme Islamic Council forbids residents of eastern Jerusalem to contact Israel's police or courts on domestic issues.Dalit Halevi, 27/08/2019 06:02
From Ashes to Glory - Jewish life in eastern Jerusalem grows

From Ashes to Glory - Jewish life in eastern Jerusalem grows

Video describes Jewish life in Jerusalem from time of Temple destruction to rebuilding and hope today.Mordechai Sones, 26/08/2019 23:00
Erdan prevents PA events in Jerusalem

Erdan prevents PA events in Jerusalem

Public Security Minister signs orders preventing PA-financed events from taking place in eastern Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 06/08/2019 02:09
'Home demolitions were a despicable crime'

'Home demolitions were a despicable crime'

PA "prime minister" says that PA will treat all of Judea and Samaria areas as Area A.Dalit Halevi, 05/08/2019 06:05
PA summer camp in J'lem: 'We will remain here millions of years'

PA summer camp in J'lem: 'We will remain here millions of years'

Summer camp includes combat lessons taught by PA police and songs: 'We will continue to stand proudly on all our lands.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 08:33
PA to file lawsuits against Israel's home demolitions

PA to file lawsuits against Israel's home demolitions

PA cabinet leader orders formation of committee to document the demolition of homes in eastern Jerusalem and file lawsuits.Dalit Halevi, 30/07/2019 06:41
US blocks attempt to condemn Israel at UN

US blocks attempt to condemn Israel at UN

US blocks attempt by Kuwait, Indonesia and South Africa to get Security Council to condemn Israel’s demolition of illegal Arab homes.Elad Benari, 25/07/2019 04:59
Saudi Arabia: Stop Israel's aggression

Saudi Arabia: Stop Israel's aggression

Saudi Arabia condemns Israel's demolition of illegal Palestinian Arab homes.Ben Ariel, 24/07/2019 06:44
Britain, Germany condemn Israel for demolishing illegal homes

Britain, Germany condemn Israel for demolishing illegal homes

Britain and Germany add their voices to international condemnation of Israel over demolition of illegal Arab homes near Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 24/07/2019 04:10
Watch: The footage that outraged the Arabs and radical leftists

Watch: The footage that outraged the Arabs and radical leftists

IDF, Police officers seen smiling happily after blowing up illegal Arab homes in eastern J'lem. MK Tibi: "Why are you celebrating, stupid?"Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2019 15:02