Committee to Promote Jordan Valley Sovereignty to convene

Inter-ministerial committee prepares plan to annex Jordan Valley to State of Israel in accordance with PM's promise on eve of last electionsHezki Baruch, 12/24/2019, 3:40 PM

Netanyahu freezes Jordan Valley annexation plan over ICC probe

Plan to apply Israeli sovereignty over Jordan Valley frozen after International Criminal Court moves forward with probe of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2019, 1:59 PM

Weapons smuggling foiled in Jordan Valley

IDF forces foil weapon smuggling attempt on Israel's eastern border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 7:00 PM

Abbas: We'll cancel agreements if Israel annexes Jordan Valley

PA chairman says elections will be held in PA, but only if Israel allows eastern Jerusalem Arabs to vote.Elad Benari, 12/9/2019, 11:54 PM

Blue and White MK: There will be no annexation

MK Ofer Shelah dismisses Netanyahu's statement that him serving as PM first would allow for application of sovereignty over Jordan Valley.Hezki Baruch, 12/8/2019, 6:08 AM

Report: PM Netanyahu did not discuss annexation with Pompeo

Channel 13 reporter claims PM Netanyahu lied about content of meeting with US Sec. of State Pompeo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2019, 7:03 PM

'Sovereignty in Jordan Valley would endanger peace with Jordan'

Security officials warn of wave of protests that would force King Abdullah to suspend 1994 peace treaty between countries.Mordechai Sones, 12/3/2019, 10:36 PM

'A rotation for Lapid - or sovereignty over the Jordan Valley'

Dep. Defense Minister Dichter calls on Blue and White leader to put aside personal considerations, focus on Israel's future.Dep. Defense Min. Avi Dichter, 12/3/2019, 2:12 PM

Netanyahu: We have a historic opportunity

PM discusses call with Donald Trump on plans to apply sovereignty to Jordan Valley. 'Things we could have only dreamed of are happening.'Nitzan Keidar, 12/2/2019, 2:41 PM

Likud minister: 'Rare opportunity we must not miss'

Min. Elkin, Likud negotiator, says PM Netanyahu insisting on being first in rotation deal in order to apply sovereignty to Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2019, 12:54 PM

2 State Solution would turn country into Judea/Samaria Envelope

'Missile launches toward cities of coastal lowland were never considered in various scenarios until Israel withdrew.'Mordechai Sones, 11/14/2019, 12:34 PM

Jordan closes entrance to Naharayim

As 25-year lease ends, Jordan closes enclave on Israel's side of the Jordan River to Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2019, 6:04 PM

Sovereignty over Maale Adumim, Gush Etzion, Jordan Valley

MK Shaked submits bill, asserting there is currently a window of opportunity for sovereignty move that will not return.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2019, 2:52 PM

Nineteen pistols, five Kalashnikov rifles - and more

IDF forces apprehend suspects, confiscate large amount of illegal weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019, 8:36 PM

Israeli farmers to Jordan king: Don't cut us off from our lands

Ahead of termination of land lease, Jordan Valley Council turns to Jordan's King Abdullah. 'Let us meet and reach an agreement.'Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2019, 1:04 PM

PA official threatens legal steps over Israeli sovereignty move

Palestinian Authority “foreign minister”: We have the international support to tackle any threats by Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 10/4/2019, 6:06 AM

Shadmot Mehola security coordinator retiring after 35 years

Ernie Kaminiski is resigning his position as the security coordinator in a Jordan Valley community.Orly Harari, 9/28/2019, 9:47 PM

Arab protesters wave PLO flag from northern Dead Sea

Dozens of Palestinians protest PM Netanyahu's announcement that Israel intends to annex the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2019, 8:19 PM

Let Liberman be Deputy Prime Minister and call it a day

Jaws might drop over this suggestion, and Trump haters might even go so far as to suggest an investigation as to Russia’s possible ties to the ‘mad’ Russian Avigdor, but there is nothing wrong with being mad like a fox. Gerald McGlothlin, 9/19/2019, 4:02 PM

A wind of anti-Zionism batters Israel

Liberman, who made himself a name as a right wing hawk, has lately embraced the secular anti-religious agenda. And militant secularism and Zionism rarely coexisted. Giulio Meotti, 9/18/2019, 3:27 PM

Macron, Jordanian King concerned over Jordan Valley

French President and Jordan's King voice concern over Israel's plan to impose sovereignty over the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 9/17/2019, 5:36 AM

PA: Jordan Valley an integral part of 'Palestine'

PA cabinet meets in Jordan Valley, where cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh says presence of "settlers" in Judea and Samaria is illegal.Dalit Halevi, 9/17/2019, 3:12 AM

Vote to the right of Netanyahu

Netanyahu needs a party to his right taking strong stands on the crucial issues of Eretz Yisrael and the state's Jewish character to make sure his campaign promises come true. David Rubin, 9/16/2019, 3:10 PM

Oman rejects Netanyahu's sovereignty pledge

Oman confirms support for independent Palestinian state after PM pledges to apply sovereignty over the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 9/16/2019, 6:05 AM

Arab ministers 'reject' Netanyahu's sovereignty pledge

Organization of Islamic Cooperation says Netanyahu's pledge to declare sovereignty over the Jordan Valley is a "dangerous escalation".Ben Ariel, 9/16/2019, 5:32 AM

Abbas spokesman: Stop the Israeli madness

PA chairman's spokesman blasts cabinet's authorization of Jewish community in Jordan Valley, calls on international community to intervene.Elad Benari, 9/16/2019, 4:33 AM

'First step towards applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria'

Minister Miri Regev welcomes approval of decision to authorize Jordan Valley community of Mevo’ot Yericho.Hezki Baruch, 9/16/2019, 2:02 AM

Applying sovereignty - political gambit or crowning achievement?

A Christian’s view on the upcoming Israeli election.Rev. Anthony Abma, 9/15/2019, 10:05 PM

'World will ultimately accept our sovereignty in Jordan Valley'

Knesset Speaker tells CNN that despite criticism, Netanyahu's plan to annex Jordan Valley will be viewed as 'natural' within a few years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 6:28 PM

Watch: Children of Mevo'ot Yericho grant gift to Netanyahu

Children of Jordan Valley community which PM promised to approve grant him a gift during today's cabinet meeting, held in the area.Hezki Baruch, 9/15/2019, 2:43 PM

Netanyahu: We will apply sovereignty early in the next govt.

PM opens Cabinet meeting with pledge to fulfill promise to apply sovereignty in Jordan Valley quickly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 1:58 PM

Smotrich to Netanyahu: Stand firm against Attorney General

Transportation Minister calls on PM to ignore Mandelbit's warning not to normalize Jordan Valley town days before election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 12:42 PM

Saudi King to Abbas: We reject Netanyahu's sovereignty pledge

Saudi King Salman tells PA chairman Netanyahu's pledge to apply sovereignty over the Jordan Valley is a "very dangerous escalation".Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2019, 6:45 AM

Five European countries concerned over sovereignty pledge

France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain criticize Netanyahu's pledge to apply sovereignty in the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 9/13/2019, 4:04 AM

Normalizing settlement? Not during election period

Government, Defense Ministry legal advisors oppose Mevo'ot Yericho normalization before elections.Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2019, 1:11 PM

Hezbollah blames Gulf states for Netanyahu's sovereignty pledge

Hezbollah claims that steps towards closer Gulf-Israeli ties embolden Netanyahu against the Palestinians.Ben Ariel, 9/12/2019, 6:35 AM

Hamas leader: We will not permit annexation of Jordan Valley

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal says his organization will do everything to thwart Netanyahu's application of sovereignty in Jordan Valley.Dalit Halevi, 9/12/2019, 5:14 AM

Russia concerned over sovereignty in Jordan Valley

Ahead of Netanyahu's visit, Russia warns that plan to annex Jordan Valley could escalate tensions.Ido Ben Porat, 9/12/2019, 3:06 AM

UN chief: Netanyahu's sovereignty plan would be illegal

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says applying sovereignty to Jordan Valley would undermine "two-state solution".Elad Benari, 9/12/2019, 1:42 AM

Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley - what does it mean?

What is the Jordan Valley, who lives there, how is it governed, and why is Netanyahu focusing on it? Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2019, 9:43 AM

Turkey: Netanyahu's announcement is 'racist'

Turkish Foreign Minister slams Netanyahu's pledge to apply Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 9/11/2019, 6:04 AM

Saudi Arabia criticizes Netanyahu's sovereignty pledge

Saudi Arabia asserts that Netanyahu's promise to apply sovereignty to Jordan Valley is "a flagrant violation" of the UN charter.Elad Benari, 9/11/2019, 1:36 AM

UN warns Israel over annexation plans

UN Spokesman: 'The secretary-general's position has always been clear: Unilateral actions are not helpful in the peace process.'AFP, 9/10/2019, 11:00 PM

Jordan reacts: 'Annexation would push region towards violence'

Jordanian Foreign Minister: 'Israeli sovereignty over Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea would push whole region towards violence.'Mordechai Sones, 9/10/2019, 10:39 PM

1 killed in Jordan valley car collision

39-year-old man killed, 17-year-old boy hurt in head-on collision between cars in Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2019, 8:59 AM

Bolton: Without security there can be no peace

PM Netanyahu meets US National Security Adviser John Bolton for tour of the Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 7:30 PM

5-year-old killed in Jordan Valley crash

Traffic accident on Route 90 in Jordan Valley leaves one dead, five injured.Reut Hadar, 2/28/2019, 9:58 PM

Female IDF soldier hit and killed by Palestinian vehicle

20-year-old IDF soldier killed in traffic accident Jordan Valley involving Palestinian Arab vehicle.David Rosenberg, 2/6/2019, 1:46 PM

IDF officer and soldier injured in Jordan Valley accident

Officer in moderate condition, soldier listed as light.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 5:17 PM

'Time to end Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria'

Jordan Valley Regional Council chief blasts Civil Administration, says body which governs Judea and Samaria is biased against Jews.Hezki Baruch, 1/11/2019, 9:04 AM

A gift to the mayor of Frankfurt: Judea and Samaria products

Frankfurt Mayor Uwe Becker visits pro-Israel conference, receives dates from Jordan Valley and wine from Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 11/27/2018, 4:05 AM

Jordan Valley takes BDS battle to Frankfurt

Economic data reveals BDS harms Palestinian Arabs, detrimental to PA economy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 3:39 AM

Female soldiers left behind, are hounded by Palestinian Arabs

5 female combat soldiers forgotten by commanders, left behind overnight in Jordan Valley. Soldiers chased by gang of PA Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 7:55 PM

Seven Palestinian Arabs killed in accident in Jordan Valley

Seven killed, three injured in collision between truck and minibus on Highway 90.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2018, 7:00 AM

Balloon bombs land in Israeli town near Jordanian border

Balloons carrying incendiary devices found Jordan Valley town in eastern Israel, raising suspicions balloons not launched from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2018, 2:56 PM

Patriot missile fired at UAV from Syria

Red Alert siren sounds in Golan, Jordan Valley as missile fired at unmanned aircraft sent to Israel from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 3:58 PM

Israel cracks down on illegal Arab construction

IDF to demolish 20 illegally-built Arab homes in Samaria, despite years of appeals in Israeli courts.David Rosenberg, 5/27/2018, 4:55 PM