Palestinians ask UN to demand Israel end settlements

The Palestinians asked the UN Security Council on Wednesday to demand that Israel immediately reverse plans to build more Jewish settlements, at an emergency meeting called to address tensions in east Jerusalem.

Jerusalem unrest prompts fears of third Intifada

Fears grow over Jerusalem unrest Source: Financial Times With the world’s attention focused on the war in the Gaza Strip, another front in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is quietly heating up in Jerusalem, one of the few places where Israelis and Palestinians – elsewhere divided by walls or fences — mingle and meet. Since the killing […]