Tag Archive for Maale Adumim

As Trump settles in, Israel plans development of ‘disputed territories’


Since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, right-wing members of Knesset press for new development in east Jerusalem and the annexation of Ma’ale Adumim.
– Education Minister Naftali Bennett tweets, ‘For the first time in 50 years, the Prime Minister can decide: Either sovereignty or Palestine.’

By The Associated Press & Reuters


The city of Jerusalem granted final approval Sunday for the construction of hundreds of new homes in east Jerusalem, while Education Minister Naftali Bennett (Bayit Yehudi) pushed the government to annex a major West Bank settlement as emboldened Israeli nationalists welcomed the presidency of Donald Trump. Continue Reading »

Quick Acting Police Thwart Arab Terrorist Attack Outside Jerusalem

Israel police save the day by catching Palestinian terrorist on the verge of committing a potentially deadly knife-attack in Maale Adumim, just outside of Jerusalem.

By Uzi Baruch


An attempted terrorist attack in the city of Maale Adumim, east of Jerusalem, was thwarted Friday, it has been cleared for release this evening.

On Friday afternoon Jerusalem police received reports that a local security patrol had stopped a suspicious looking man, who appeared to be “drunk”, standing at the entrance to the city.

Police dispatched a patrol car and when officers arrived and began questioning the suspect, they noted he appeared very nervous and was answering their questions in a suspicious manner. Continue Reading »