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Following recognition, 300 new homes to be built in Jerusalem

Following recognition, 300 new homes to be built in Jerusalem

City to approve plans for 300 new homes in post-1967 J'lm neighborhood weeks after President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital.David Rosenberg, 25/12/2017 08:21
240 homes approved in eastern Jerusalem

240 homes approved in eastern Jerusalem

City planning committee approves 90 homes in Gilo, 150 in Ramat Shlomo.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2017 19:15
State Department blasts new Jerusalem construction

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, 03/11/2016 01:04
Jerusalem to approve new construction

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, 27/10/2016 02:13
Jerusalem municipality backs Gilo construction

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, 09/08/2016 06:13
'Criticism on construction lacks factual basis'

'Criticism on 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, 29/07/2016 21:05
State Dept blasts 'corrosive' Israeli construction

State Dept blasts 'corrosive' Israeli construction

State Department spokesman issues scathing condemnation of Israeli plans to build new homes in Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo.Elad Benari, 28/07/2016 01:40
EU 'deeply concerned' over Israeli security fence

EU 'deeply concerned' over Israeli security fence

EU claims the fence will harm Palestinian Arabs' livelihood.Arutz Sheva staff, 15/04/2016 13:41
Bus bursts into flames in Jerusalem

Bus bursts into flames in Jerusalem

Panic in the capital: Egged bus catches fire in Gilo, causing all passengers to be evacuated.Ari Yashar, 13/04/2016 12:02
30 Years for Terrorist Who Tried to Blow up Jews

30 Years for Terrorist Who Tried to Blow up Jews

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, 06/05/2015 10:31
Firefighters Find Gas Pipe Cut in J'lem Terror Try

Firefighters Find Gas Pipe Cut in J'lem Terror Try

Anonymous culprits cut gas pipes in southern Gilo neighborhood, in apparent attempt to cause an explosion.Yaakov Levi, 25/03/2015 20:21
Law Enforced in 'East Jerusalem' - Against Jews

Law Enforced in 'East Jerusalem' - Against Jews

Municipality 'finally crosses Green Line to enforce law'; no, not the 57 illegal mosques - sukkah boards left up in synagogue yard.Ari Yashar, 15/01/2015 20:40
Celebrating in Jerusalem - By Stoning Jews

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, 06/06/2014 15:28
Israel Building 700 New Jerusalem Housing Units

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, 01/04/2014 17:28
Terrorist Who Cut J'lem Gas Pipes Nabbed

Terrorist Who Cut J'lem 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, 12/03/2014 10:38
Fight Continues for Gilo Families

Fight Continues for Gilo Families

Community leader fights for families that ‘lost everything in a moment.’Maayana Miskin, 02/03/2014 13:49
Police: Ban Worker Responsible for Gas Explosion

Police: Ban Worker Responsible for Gas Explosion

In dramatic turnaround, police to suddenly demand that technician responsible for Gilo gas explosion be placed on probation.Tova Dvorin, 02/02/2014 12:53
Woman Injured in Gilo Gas Explosion Dies

Woman Injured in Gilo Gas Explosion Dies

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, 27/01/2014 16:41
Family Poisoned in Jerusalem, Baby Girl Dies

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, 22/01/2014 13:19
Gas Explosion: Linda Schwartz Fights for her Life

Gas Explosion: Linda Schwartz Fights for her Life

The explosion apparently occurred at the apartment of Max and Maya Schwartz, whose daughter in in the ICU.Arutz Sheva staff, 22/01/2014 11:38
Court Frees Gas Technician Suspected in Blast

Court Frees Gas Technician Suspected in Blast

Investigation indicates that the Jerusalem blast did not occur in the apartment to which he had been called.Gil Ronen, 21/01/2014 12:44
Medics: Blast Scene 'Like an Earthquake'

Medics: Blast Scene 'Like an Earthquake'

Magen David Adom paramedics relate first-hand rescue experiences from the gas balloon explosion in Jerusalem Sunday night.Ari Yashar, 20/01/2014 14:48
J'lem Gas Explosion: 'All Will Be Investigated'

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

'Supergas' technician arrested for questioning; he had been called to the building in the evening before the blast.Ari Yashar, 20/01/2014 12:38
Jerusalem Gas Tank Explosion Kills Three People

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, 20/01/2014 05:29
Rock-Throwing Terrorists Target Jerusalem Bus

Rock-Throwing Terrorists Target Jerusalem Bus

Arabs hurl rocks at a bus in the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem. No injuries reported.Elad Benari, 03/12/2013 01:15
Jewish Man Charged with Stabbing Arab Cabbie

Jewish Man Charged with Stabbing Arab Cabbie

Barak Zakaim, 23, of Gilo, charged with attacking driver in May.Gil Ronen, 03/09/2013 12:48
Jerusalem Approves 942 New Jewish Homes?

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, 13/08/2013 10:13
Israel to Build in Jerusalem, U.S. Angry

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, 30/05/2013 01:15
Green Light for 1,200 Housing Units in Jerusalem

Green Light for 1,200 Housing Units in Jerusalem

Jerusalem's Gilo neighborhood will expand by 1,200 housing units due to approval by a Jerusalem district zoning committee.Chana Ya'ar, 24/12/2012 23:47
ADL Blasts EU's One-Sided Criticism of Israel

ADL Blasts EU's One-Sided Criticism of Israel

The Anti-Defamation League blasted the European Union for its one-sided criticism of Israel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 25/10/2012 01:44
Netanyahu ‘Answers’ EU with More Yesha Homes

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 , 23/10/2012 16:25
EU Condemns Gilo Housing, Israel Shoots Back

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, 20/10/2012 19:31
Gang Beats Jewish Youth in Jerusalem, No Arrests

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, 07/09/2012 09:11
Southern Israelis Under Attack from Gaza

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, 09/07/2012 17:47
Jerusalem Approves 130 Gilo Homes

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., 28/12/2011 22:05
Gilo Residents Furious at Condemnation

Gilo Residents Furious at Condemnation

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, 03/10/2011 08:38
Ayalon Gives the Press a Crash Course in Reality

Ayalon Gives the Press a Crash Course in Reality

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon shows the foreign media what “east Jerusalem” looks like. Israeli neighborhoods a reality, he says.Maayana Miskin & Hezki Baruch, 03/10/2011 01:15
Israel Formally Accepts Quartet Plan for PA Talks

Israel Formally Accepts Quartet Plan for PA Talks

The State of Israel has formally accepted a plan by the Quartet to restart final status negotiations with the Palestinian Authority. Chana Ya'ar, 02/10/2011 14:38
Netanyahu: Gilo is Not a Settlement

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, 28/09/2011 22:39
US, EU Slam Gilo Construction Project

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., 27/09/2011 21:08
PA Rails Against Gilo Development Project

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., 27/09/2011 18:16
Interior Ministry Approves 1,100 Gilo Homes

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., 27/09/2011 16:51
Hamas Cell Indicted in Jerusalem

Hamas Cell Indicted 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, 07/04/2011 13:15
942 Housing Units for Gilo

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, 04/04/2011 21:33
Media Frenzy on Gilo Building

Media Frenzy on Gilo Building

Media whip up opposition to expected approval of another bureaucratic step for a previously announced building project in southern Jerusalem. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 16/01/2011 13:31
Video: Security Wall Dismantled

Video: Security Wall Dismantled

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, 15/08/2010 14:50
Gilo Wall Coming Down

Gilo Wall Coming Down

Nine years after concrete slabs were put up to protect residents from Arab fire, they are to be taken down.Gil Ronen, 12/08/2010 18:35
Arabs, Foreign Activists Riot

Arabs, Foreign Activists Riot

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, 07/03/2010 15:24