East Jerusalem

Eastern part of Jerusalem, predominantly Arab but experiencing influx of Jewish residents in recent years. Claimed by the Palestinians as a future capital

Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem Aryeh Stern visiting parents of Iyad al-Halak
Netanyahu: ‘Unjust’ Al-Halak killing a ‘tragedy’

Netanyahu expressed condolences to al-Halak’s family in the government’s name, and added that he thinks the entire Israeli public would do so, as well.

Hanan Ashrawi
PLO official condemns construction plan of 'Silicon Wadi' in E. Jerusalem

The "Silicon Wadi" project joins the government's five-year plan to reduce socio-economic gaps and for economic development in east Jerusalem.

Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem Aryeh Stern visiting parents of Iyad al-Halak
Jerusalem chief rabbi visits parents of slain Iyad al-Halak

Rabbi Aryeh Stern expressed his pain over killing of special needs man by border police, tells parents he was bringing ' message of peace and reconciliation.'

Wadi al-Joz in east Jerusalem
200 east Jerusalem businesses to be demolished for ‘Silicon Wadi’

The chairman of east Jerusalem’s Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry called the move a "racist order" to destroy the only Palestinian industrial area in east Jerusalem.

Palestinians look on as Israeli police set up a checkpoint in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood
Hundreds attend funeral of Iyad al-Hallak in east Jerusalem

The funeral procession passed near Lion’s Gate, one of the entrances to the Old City where al-Hallak was shot and killed.

Hamas wants 'intifada' after Iyad al-Hallak shooting, protests expected

On Saturday, a protest titled "Murder in the Streets: Justice for Iyad al-Hallak" is scheduled to start in Jerusalem at 8:30 p.m., while another is scheduled to start in Jaffa at 7:30 p.m.

4-year-old in critical condition after shooting in east Jerusalem

A four-year-old girl and a three-year-old boy were injured in two separate incidents.

Drone light show planned for end of Ramadan, 2020
Drone light show to feature in east Jerusalem for end of Ramadan

Each show will last five to seven minutes at four different locations and will be visible from a distance of 500 meters to a number of kilometres from the site of the show itself.

An orthodox Jewish man walks next to a vendor at one of the entrances to Jerusalem's Old City March
Jerusalem continues to grow, haredim and Arabs strong in city's workforce

'Jerusalem is a microcosm of our existence here, its population a representation of the demographic diversity of the state of Israel'

MUSLIM WOMEN pray in the Old City on May 1, during Ramadan.
Coronavirus and the story of Arab sector at east Jerusalem

Generally speaking, the Arab residents have been very cautious regarding coronavirus' dangers.

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