"I don't see Palestine on the agenda of the United States or Israel. It is on the shelf..."
- ZAKARIA AL-QAQa Palestinian expert in national security at Al Quds University in Jerusalem, arguing that the Arab Spring, the U.S. presidential election and Europe's economic woes have sidelined the Palestinian cause
"Jerusalem is not a settlement, it's our capital."
- BENJAMIN NETANYAHU,Israeli Prime Minister, asserting his country's "right
to build" in Jerusalem, following tensions with the U.S. over construction plans
"I am saying one thing: there will be no freeze in Jerusalem."
- Israeli PM BENJAMIN NETANYAHU,once again rejecting U.S calls to halt construction in occupied East Jerusalem
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