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Yudin concedes that some locations within the city, like the Damascus and Lions Gates outside the Old City's northern entrances, and the City of David, in Silwan, East Jerusalem, are flashpoints—more prone to unrest than others—but it's not something that he, nor the higher-ups in the Israeli government, ...
Clashes erupted in the village of Silwan in Occupied-East Jerusalem Saturday night according to Wafa and the Palestinian press. According to eyewitnesses, Israeli settlers assaulted a number of children as they played in the Batn al-Hawa neighbourhood, near an Israeli outpost in the town. The settlers ...

In the Silwan neighborhood, just south of the Old City, the administrator general has supported the right-wing group Ateret Cohanim, which controls property known as the Benvenisti Trust, a property trust dedicated for religious purposes and named after the Benvenisti family, which established the trust ...
Ramallah, March 6 (Petra) - Israeli occupation bulldozers early Tuesday demolished a room and a wall belong to Palestinians living in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque ... The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan said in a statement that bulldozers belonging to the Israeli occupation municipality in Jerusalem, ...
The ongoing Israeli excavations under Palestinian homes in Wadi Hilweh Neighborhood, in Silwan town south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, have led to further structural damage to several homes. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the excavations are causing ...

"Another Palestinian neighbourhood under constant threat of house demolition or eviction is Silwan in Jerusalem." — Kamel Hawwash (@kamelhawwash) August 28, 2017. However, the municipal authorities issued yesterday a self-demolition order against the property and threatened to charge ...
Meanwhile, Khaled Zir, a resident of Silwan, was questioned for several hours on Wednesday on suspicions that he prevented access to Elad vehicles. The organization is trying to build a restaurant and a large rope bridge above Hinnom Valley, not far from Zir's property. Zir claimed that its workers were ...

Elad, which operates in East Jerusalem, has two main focuses: settling Jews in the largely Arab Silwan neighborhood and running tourist and excavation sites. The chief tourist site is Ir David – the City of David – which it runs for the Israel Nature and Parks Authority. Elad has also been in a legal battle with ...
In occupied Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Wisam Ahmad al-Mekhel, and his brother Mohammad, from al-Ezariyya town, southeast of the city. In Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, the soldiers abducted Luay Sami Rajabi in Batn al-Hawa neighborhood. It is worth mentioning that the ...
Manal and Mohammed live in the Wadi al-Hilweh area of Silwan, and say their home is simply falling apart, and recount how a chunk of wall fell on their three-year-old son's head while he was playing. "When we go to his grandparents' house he doesn't want to come home. He calls it the 'tumbledown ...
In 1991, after the JNF received land and houses in Silwan from the Israeli government, it leased the land, including the Sumarin's home, to Elad, a right-wing settler organization that runs the City of David archeological site in Silwan. The JNF filed suit to evict the Sumarins in 2005, and in the fall of 2011 the ...
He remains determined to keep rebuilding: "In 1967, the Israelis kicked my family out of their home in Jorat al-Anab [in West Jerusalem], and they moved here to Silwan. I was born here. We have to think about the future of our children, grandchildren, our women - where can they live? We're going to be ...
Al-Ayyam and al-Quds said that the Israeli municipality in Jerusalem issued demolition notices against several homes in Silwan, an East Jerusalem Arab neighborhood. Nickolay Mladenov, the UN special coordinator for the Palestinian areas, said that the ongoing Israeli settlement expansion and related ...
JERUSALEM, February 19, 2018 (WAFA) - Israeli security detained on Monday five Palestinians from Silwan, an East Jerusalem neighborhood, two of them 14 years old, according to Wadi Hilweh Information Center. It said Israeli security forces raided a number of homes in Silwan in the pre-dawn hours ...


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