As thousands of right-wing Israeli settlers descended on Jerusalem to celebrate the so-called unification of the city this week, Palestinian residents of occupied East Jerusalem were confronted by extreme provocations and the stark reality that their city remains very much divided. Read more about Provocation against Palestinians on "Jerusalem day"
Settlements and settlers
The leader of Israel’s most right-wing government since the establishment of the state 63 years ago, has returned to Israel with his popularity surging since talks with US President Barack Obama in Washington. Read more about Israeli settlers emboldened by Netanyahu’s US reception
A new Israeli parliamentary (Knesset) bill that would give direct control of national parks to private organizations is causing alarm amidst Jerusalem-area activists. Read more about Israeli bill to give settler group authority in Silwan