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Israelis Quietly Expand Enclave in Palestinian District of Jerusalem

Israeli guards quietly occupied two purchased residential buildings in a Palestinian district of East Jerusalem on Monday, expanding a Jewish settler project in defiance of U.S. criticism. A previous move on Sept. 30 by settlers into homes bought in the Silwan neighborhood, in an area captured by Israel in a 1967 war, coincided with a U.S. visit by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and drew White House condemnation. Hoping to cement Israel's claim on all of Jerusalem, far-right...

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