|A poll in Jerusalem indicates that onely one third are ready to some compromise||Gili Izikovitch - Kol Hazman - A special poll commissioned by Kol Hazman found that a third of Jerusalem residents are willing for there to be a compromise in Jerusalem in the framework of a peace agreement and about half of the secular in the city are willing to give the neighborhoods in East Jerusalem to the Palestinians.
|Jerusalem is already partitioned||Arik Weiss - Kol Hazman, Jerusalem -
What does it matter if the roads in Issawiya are unpaved, crowded, without railings and full of holes. In the last two years at least for people have broken a limb on the village’s steep roads, but luckily, no children were hurt. Just this week a car was unable to brake and tumbled into the ravine. Except for the driver, no one was hurt. So why complain.||23/12/2005|
|Israel reconsiders Jerusalem vote ||BBC News - Israel is reconsidering its decision to prevent residents of East Jerusalem voting in Palestinian parliamentary elections next month, officials say. Four days ago an Israeli spokesman said his country did not want to assist militant group Hamas to gain power.
|Palestinian elections threatened||BBC News - "January`s Palestinian parliamentary elections have been
plunged into crisis after Israel decided to prevent
Palestinians in Jerusalem from voting."||21/12/2005|
|Sharon `plans to share Jerusalem with Palestinians` ||Conal Urquhart - The Guardian - "Ariel Sharon was forced on to the defensive yesterday after Binyamin Netanyahu accused him and his new party, Kadima, of planning to give up part of Jerusalem in a future peace deal with the Palestinians."||15/12/2005|
|EU shelves East Jerusalem report over fear of alienating||Nicholas Watt - The Guardian -"A controversial report that accuses Israel of rushing to annexe Arab areas of East Jerusalem was shelved by
European foreign ministers in Brussels yesterday out of
sensitivity to Israel."
|EU backtracks on critical E. Jerusalem report||Reuters - BRUSSELS - The European Union backtracked on Monday on plans to publish a report highly critical of Israeli policy towards Palestinians in East Jerusalem, avoiding a damaging row in the run-up to elections in the Jewish state.
|Jerusalem and the Consuls` Report||Maher Othman - Al-Hayat - Last Monday the European Union shelved its report on the Israeli acts and intense efforts in the Judaization of East Jerusalem, to annex it to Israel and isolate it from the rest of the West Bank. ||19/12/2005|
|Toward an open, shared Jerusalem ||Bishop Munib Younan - CG News - We ask you, fellow Christians, Jews, Muslims and all people of good conscience, to help us preserve the multifaceted character, holiness and inclusiveness of this great city by affirming that Jerusalem is still the Holy City for all and especially for the three Peoples of the Book, where all have the same right of free access to pray, without permits and permission from the powerful.
|A Dig Into Jerusalem`s Past Fuels Present-Day Debates||Scott Wilson - The Washington Post - JERUSALEM - Down the slope from the Old City`s Dung Gate, rows of
thick stone walls, shards of pottery and other remains of an
expansive ancient building are being exhumed from a dusty pit.
|Moving into East Jerusalem; An EU report criticizes Israeli expansion into the annexed part of the capital.||Ilene R. Prusher - The Christian Science Monitor - JERUSALEM - Shoe-horned into the slopes of Sheikh Jarah, an Arab neighborhood in East Jerusalem, is the newer Jewish enclave Shimon Hatzadik, or Simon the Righteous.
|Last few Palestinians in Moroccan quarter (in the Old city of Jerusalem) resist attempts at expulsion||Maysa Abu Ghazaleh PNN - Jerusalem - The overwhelming majority of homes in the Moroccan quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem were torn down and turned into the Jewish quarter during the 1967 War by invading Israeli forces. ||1/12/2005|
|Will Bush stand by Sharon?||Yosef Goell - The Jerusalem Post - Additional building (in Jerusalem) is predicated on projections for the growth of the population to about 960,000 by the year 2020, while ensuring a Jewish majority of at least 60%.
|A Dig Into Jerusalem`s Past Fuels Present-Day Debates||Scott Wilson
The Washington Post
the palace`s location on land Israel seized in the 1967 Middle East
war, its discovery could be used to bolster the Israeli claim to the
East Jerusalem neighborhood and increase Jewish settlement in the
|Sharon denies report he would negotiate on Jerusalem ||Saed Bannoura-IMEMC & Agencies - "Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, issued an official statement, on Tuesday at night, denying reports that he would agree to a compromise on Jerusalem and the establishment of a Palestinian state in Gaza and 90% of the West Bank as part of a peace deal."||14/12/2005|
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