Israeli authorities use bulldozers to demolish three Palestinian buildings in East Jerusalem.
Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state but will not move its embassy from Tel Aviv until a peace settlement is reached with the Palestinians.
Israel presses on with the construction of thousands of new homes in West Bank and East Jerusalem, despite worldwide criticism and suggestions that officials in Palestine may go to the International Criminal Court.
Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat calls for the demolition of 22 Palestinian homes in the Silwan neighbourhood of East Jerusalem. Barkat wants to build a tourist centre, while Palestinians say it is "forced displacement". Members of Israel's Meretz say they will resign their city council seats in protest.
Israel's Nahalat Shimon settler group presents an eviction warrant to two further Palestinian families in East Jerusalem, bringing the current total number of Palestinian houses facing eviction in that neighbourhood to eight.