US Middle East envoy George Mitchell has postponed a visit to Israel amid a continuing quarrel over Israel's decision to build more Jewish homes in East Jerusalem. The building announcement, made as Vice-President Biden visited last week, angered Washington. Tension remains high in Jerusalem, with more security forces moving in as rock throwing protesters vent their frustration. The World's Matthew Bell chronicles the developing tensions over East Jerusalem.
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