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Israeli official: US made clear its opposition to 'settlements'

Israeli official: US made clear its opposition to 'settlements'

Senior Israeli official said the US made clear to Israel its opposition to building on land that Palestinian Arabs want for a future state.

PM vows action against Palestinian roads

PM vows action against Palestinian roads

Prime Minister Netanyahu says that he will not allow illegal Palestinian construction to cut off Jewish settlements.

Britain 'seriously concerned' about Israel's construction plans

Britain 'seriously concerned' about Israel's construction plans

British government criticizes Israel’s decision to approve the construction of hundreds of new housing units in Samaria.

PA: The entire settlement enterprise is 'illegal'

PA: The entire settlement enterprise is 'illegal'

Abbas spokesman blasts Israeli approval of hundreds of housing units in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.

The answer to terror: 770 new housing units in Ariel

The answer to terror: 770 new housing units in Ariel

Infrastructure work on 770 housing units in Ariel to commence on Tuesday.

Meretz head furious over Hevron construction

Meretz head furious over Hevron construction

MK Tamar Zandberg blasts Cabinet plan to approve 31 housing units in Hevron. "The settlement in Hevron should be evacuated, not inflated."

First time: Construction for Jews in Beit Hanina

First time: Construction for Jews in Beit Hanina

Jerusalem Planning and Building Committee approves 150 housing units, half earmarked for Jews, in predominantly Arab neighborhood of J'lem.

Hamas journal: The 'settlements' have multipliedplayer

Hamas journal: The 'settlements' have multiplied

Hamas-affiliated journal criticizes PA for allowing "Israeli settlements" to increase since Oslo Accords.

'If the government isn't building, we will'

'If the government isn't building, we will'

Residents of Neve Tzuf begin construction of a new neighborhood named after terror victims and declare: We're here to stay.

Hamas: Building in Jerusalem 'promotes terror'

Hamas: Building in Jerusalem 'promotes terror'

Hamas newspaper publishes cartoon asserting that "settlement building" amounts to terror.

UNHRC urges countries to avoid ties with 'settlements'

UNHRC urges countries to avoid ties with 'settlements'

UNHRC adopts four anti-Israel resolutions, including motion condemning Israel for "settlement construction".

Egypt joins in attack on Israeli construction

Egypt joins in attack on Israeli construction

Egypt says Israel's construction plans in Maale Adumim and in Jerusalem harm the peace process.

State Department blasts Israeli 'systematic land seizures'

State Department blasts Israeli 'land seizures'

State Department uses unusually strong language in condemning Israel's plans to build in Maale Adumim and in Jerusalem.

UN chief blasts Israeli construction in Jerusalem

UN chief blasts Israeli construction in Jerusalem

UN Secretary-General says approval of housing units in Maale Adumim and Jerusalem raises questions about Israel's long-term intentions.

Glick: Construction is the answer to terror

Glick: Construction is the answer to terror

"The power of life will defeat the power of darkness," says MK Yehuda Glick following recent terrorist attacks.

Netanyahu distances himself from E1 building plans

Netanyahu distances himself from E1 building plans

PM's office says any construction plans for E1 that were promoted during Uri Ariel's time in office are irrelevant now.

PA Spokesman: Israel Trying to Sabotage Peace Efforts

PA: Israel Trying to Sabotage Peace Efforts

PA, leftist MKs slam the announcement for tenders of over 1,800 new housing units in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.

Kerry Seeks Peace Framework in Tenth Visit to Israel

Kerry Seeks Peace Framework in Tenth Visit

As Kerry begins 2014 with a trip to the Middle East, State Department official says Israeli construction "creates a lot of questions."

Abbas Asks Americans to Stop Israeli Construction

Abbas Asks Americans to Stop Israeli Construction

The PA has appealed to the United States to block Israel's plan to build new homes in Judea and Samaria.

EU Official Warns Israel Over Planned Construction

EU Official Warns Israel Over Planned Construction

Israel should expect a "strong reaction" if it announces new construction in Judea and Samaria, says EU official.

PA Officials: Israel 'Killing the Peace Process'

PA Officials: Israel 'Killing the Peace Process'

As expected, PA officials express outrage over reports that Israel plans to announce extensive new construction in Judea and Samaria.

Netanyahu Defies Americans, Will Announce Extended Construction

Netanyahu to Announce Extended Construction

PM plans to announce extended Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria next week, parallel to the release of another 26 terrorists.

PA: Cancel Building Tenders Or Talks Over

PA: Cancel Building Tenders Or Talks Over

PA claims Israel didn't really cancel construction tenders announced several weeks ago, threatens to end talks.

Ban Concerned Over 'Dangerous' Tensions Between Israel and PA

Ban Concerned Over Tensions Between Israel and PA

UN chief says Israeli construction is "cause for very grave concern", says it risks collapse of peace talks.

UN Official: 'Settlements' Are Holding Back Peace

UN Official: 'Settlements' Holding Back Peace

UN's Jeffrey Feltman warns that chances of peace may be damaged because of Israel's plan to build beyond the 'Green Line'.

Bennett: One Cannot Occupy His Own Homeplayer

Bennett: One Cannot Occupy His Own Home

Economy Minister responds to CNN's Christiane Amanpour who asked about Israeli construction in the "occupied West Bank."

Minister Ariel: We'll Keep Building

Minister Ariel: We'll Keep Building

Housing Minister says that even if the Prime Minister reprimands him over construction in Judea and Samaria, he will continue as planned.

Mount Scopus Park Project Approved

Mount Scopus Park Project Approved

Despite efforts by Minister Amir Peretz to stop it, a new national park on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem has been approved.

Danon: Peace Now Continues to Inciteplayer

Danon: Peace Now Continues to Incite

Peace Now is deliberately providing false information about Israel's construction plans, charges Deputy Defense Minister.

Shomron Activist: Netanyahu is Making a Big Mistake

Activist: Netanyahu is Making a Big Mistake

Netanyahu’s decision to please the Americans by freezing construction is a huge mistake, says Daniela Weiss.

Netanyahu Reprimands Ariel for New Construction

Netanyahu Reprimands Ariel for New Construction

PM Netanyahu directs Housing Minister Uri Ariel to reconsider all new plans for construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.

PA Official: No Deal is Better than Deal with 'Settlements'

PA: No Deal is Better than Deal with 'Settlements'

PA negotiator: Failure to reach a peace deal with Israel would be better than an agreement which allows it to continue “settlements.”

PA: Stop the 'Settlements' Or We're Not Talking

PA: Stop the 'Settlements' Or We're Not Talking

Senior PA official: No talks as long as Israel continues with "unprecedented settlement attacks."

PA Threatens Security Council Action Over Construction

PA Threatens Security Council Action

After Israel announces new construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem, PLO says it will go the UN Security Council.

PA Peace Negotiators Resign...Maybe

PA Peace Negotiators Resign...Maybe

PA news agency reports that the team for negotiations with Israel has resigned, but senior official denies the report.

PA: Israel is Destroying the Peace Process

PA: Israel is Destroying the Peace Process

PA says Israel is “trying to wreck peace talks” with plans to build 1,500 new homes in Ramat Shlomo.

Ban: Releasing Murderers is Good, Building is Bad

Ban: Releasing Murderers is Good, Building is Bad

UN chief condemns Israel for building, but welcomes its "gesture" of releasing murderers.

Israel to Promote New Jerusalem Construction

Israel to Promote New Jerusalem Construction

Israel will promote new construction projects in Jerusalem, including hundreds of new housing units in Ramat Shlomo.

Merkel Urges Israeli 'Restraint' in Judea and Samaria

Merkel Urges 'Restraint' in Judea and Samaria

German Chancellor meets PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, reiterates her country's commitment to the "two-state solution."

Thousands Gather in Jerusalem, Tell Government to Buildplayer

Thousands Gather in Jerusalem, Tell Gov't to Build

Participants in the “One State for One Nation” convention called on the government to ignore pressure and build in Judea and Samaria.