Anger as Israeli settlers buy Arab property

Palestinian Authority president toughens laws against Palestinians selling land or homes to Israeli settlers.

    The Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has toughened laws against Palestinians selling land to Israeli settlers.

    Israelis are increasingly acquiring more buildings in a hotly disputed area of Jerusalem.

    Since last month, Jewish settlers have taken over several properties in the Arab neighbourhoods, provoking anger and resentment among Palestinians.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from occupied East Jerusalem.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.