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Israel moving ahead with new settlement housing

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JERUSALEM — Israel is moving forward with a plan to build nearly 900 new settlement housing units in east Jerusalem, an official said today, in a move that angered Palestinians a day before the sides were to hold Mideast peace talks for the first time in nearly five years.

The Israeli announcement threatened to poison the atmosphere ahead of Wednesday’s talks, which come after months of mediation by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. In an initial gesture ahead of…

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