Nir Hasson (Haaretz) and Haaretz Service

Jerusalem Mayor: Homes Cannot be Demolished for Political Reasons

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has not given the Jerusalem municipality permission to demolish homes in the eastern Arab neighborhoods on the basis of political reasons, Mayor Nir Barkat said on Tuesday.

Carter: Sheikh Jarrah Evictions Are Illegal

Former United States President Jimmy Carter said on Friday that the eviction of Palestinians from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah is against international law.