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
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Biden trip to Israel in jeopardy as Bennett gov’t nears collapse

It is highly unlikly US President Joe Biden will proceed with his planned visit if the Knesset dissolves and Israel heads to its fifth elections.

19/05/2022

Can a Biden and a Netanyahu comeback intersect in Jerusalem? - analysis

If Biden wants to make a gesture to the Palestinians, let him do so in Ramallah or Bethlehem, but not Jerusalem.

17/05/2022

Hamas filling leadership vacuum in east Jerusalem

The fact that many residents of east Jerusalem belong to conservative and religious families makes it easier for them to identify with Hamas or any other Islamist group.

Jerusalem clergy: Israeli police 'violently intruded' Abu Akleh's funeral

The police attacked "mourners, striking them with batons, using smoke grenades, shooting rubber bullets [and] frightening the hospital patients."

Israeli attacked in east J'lem neighborhood of Isawiya, in stable condition

Paramedics transferred the 43-year-old victim to Hadassah Hospital in Mount Scopus. He is fully conscious and in stable condition.

Police arrest 11 suspects, confiscate dozens of weapons in Shuafat in east Jerusalem, Oct. 2020

Two suspects arrested by Israeli security forces for aiding Elad terrorists

Israeli forces were reportedly under heavy fire in east Jerusalem and the West Bank on Wednesday night during an arrest operation.

Biden considering visit to Palestinian hospital in east Jerusalem

The visit would be seen as a US statement opposing Israeli sovereignty in its capital and could weaken Israel’s governing coalition.

As Temple Mount riots continue, Hamas warns against Jews entering site

Right-wing activists also attacked an Arab restaurant owner in the Old City on Wednesday evening.

 An ice cream assembly line at the Ben & Jerry's factory near Kiryat Malachi, July 2021

Ben & Jerry's contract is discriminatory - US product company

American Quality Products' legal representation filed a rebuttal to Unilever's plan to cease distribution to the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

At least 4 arrested amid clashes near Damascus Gate

Rioters in the area threw bottles, stones and other objects at police.

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