Left-Wing MK Submits Bill to Prevent Jordan Valley Annexation

Leftist MK to propose bill preventing full annexation of Judea and Samaria; if passed, it would force a two-state solution.Tova Dvorin, 1/1/2014, 4:15 PM

Kerry Seeks Peace Framework in Tenth Visit to Israel

As Kerry begins 2014 with a trip to the Middle East, State Department official says Israeli construction "creates a lot of questions."Elad Benari, 1/1/2014, 6:44 AM

MK Akunis: Jordan Valley is our 'Iron Wall'

Deputy Minister tours Jordan Valley, says Israel must not succumb to US pressure to withdraw.Gil Ronen, 12/31/2013, 8:14 PM

Abbas Says Jordan Valley Annexation 'A Red Line'

PA Chairman attacks Sunday ministerial vote on bill to annex region, calls annexation 'red line which can not be crossed.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2013, 4:31 PM

'Fake' Poll Evidence of 'Psychological War' Over Jordan Valley

Danny Dayan reveals survey showing ‘settlers’ want to leave was fiction, charges attempts amount to ‘psychological warfare’ by far-left.Maayana Miskin, 12/31/2013, 3:54 PM

Erekat: The Talks Have Failed, Let's Go to the UN

Chief PA negotiator accuses Israel of destroying the peace talks, says the PA should seek statehood recognition at the UN.Elad Benari, 12/31/2013, 3:16 AM

Danon: 'Jordan Valley Annexation Part of Likud Party Platform'

At Likud party meeting, Dep. Defense Minister says Jordan Valley belongs to Israel, calls on gov't to oppose US pressure.Ari Yashar, 12/30/2013, 5:44 PM

Livni: I Want A Liberal, Not a Nationalistic, Israel

Justice Minister Tzippy Livni says proposal to annex the Jordan Valley will only succeed in embarrassing Israel.David Lev, 12/30/2013, 3:48 PM

Erekat Condemns Vote on Jordan Valley Annexation

Chief PA negotiator says Israel is "destroying peace" by approving a bill to annex the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 12/30/2013, 2:42 AM

Ministers Approve Jordan Valley Annexation

Justice Minister Livni vows to appeal the decision, is certain that it will be blocked.Gil Ronen and Ari Soffer, 12/29/2013, 5:14 PM

Proposal on Jordan Valley: Make It Part of Israel

MK Regev seeks Israeli sovereignty in Jordan Valley, warns constant land concessions ‘could leave us with just Tel Aviv.’Maayana Miskin, 12/29/2013, 8:27 AM

US Pushing Israel To Sell Jordan Valley Withdrawal

Israeli media reports US is pushing Israeli generals to turn public doubt, raising favor over Kerry's proposed withdrawals.Ari Yashar, 12/27/2013, 9:20 AM

‘We Won’t Let Jordan Valley Become a Second Lebanon’

Council head warns Jordan Valley could become terror base, says Israeli residents gearing up for a struggle.Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 12/26/2013, 11:56 AM

What Are We Thinking?

Analysis: As John Kerry seeks to force a deal based on the 'Allon Plan', Arutz Sheva analyst says the implications for Israel are dire.Mark Langfan, 12/26/2013, 4:49 AM

Terrorists Threaten to Attack US Troops in Jordan Valley

Terrorists respond to Kerry’s peace proposal: put international troops in the Jordan Valley, and we’ll attack them.Dalit Halevy, Maayana Miskin, 12/24/2013, 5:38 PM

Report: New Revelations On Kerry's Israel Plan

Kerry wants IDF Jordan border control gradually shift to PA, IDF drones to monitor Judea Samaria terror following withdrawals.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2013, 11:42 AM

Arab League Rejects Israeli Jordan Valley Presence

Kerry's proposal leaving IDF in Jordan Valley for 10 years rejected in Cairo emergency meeting called by Abbas.Ari Yashar, 12/21/2013, 8:52 PM

Kerry to Force Security Plan on Netanyahu

Report shows Kerry's staff plans to 'attack' Netanyahu in January, make him submit to US arrangement uprooting Jordan Valley communities.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2013, 12:43 PM

Analyst's Revelation of Kerry's 'Fraud' Attracts Notice

Mark Langfan's revelation of 1967 USJCoS 'defensible' borders map gains attention on news sites, warns of Kerry's plans.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2013, 10:12 PM

US Military Chiefs Advised Against Judea-Samaria Pullout in '67

Declassified document obtained by Arutz Sheva shows Joint Chiefs agreed Israel must not give up Judea, Samaria.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/16/2013, 6:37 PM

PA Formally Refuses to Recognize Jewish State

PA source says Abbas rejects Israeli security presence in 'Palestine' along Jordan border, formally refuses to recognize Jewish state.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2013, 3:20 PM

Abbas Rejects Israeli Security Presence in the Jordan Valley

PA Chairman declares that if Israel insists on maintaining security presence in the Jordan Valley, there will not be a peace agreement.Elad Benari, 12/13/2013, 4:13 AM

PA Rejects Prisoner Release Delay, Warns of 'Total Failure'

PA opposes Kerry's postponement of terrorist release to press Jordan Valley arrangement. PLO official warns of 'total failure.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2013, 1:03 PM

General: US Agrees with Us on Jordan Valley

Head of Central Command compares deal with Palestinians to 'an unborn egg.'Gil Ronen, 12/9/2013, 7:56 AM

Report: Kerry to Postpone Terrorist Release to Pressure PA

Kerry may delay release of terrorists from Israeli prisons in order to get PA to agree to his proposed security arrangements.Elad Benari, 12/9/2013, 5:15 AM

RAF Chopper in Jordan Valley Forced Landing

The aircraft had been en route from Amman to Cyprus when it experienced a technical fault.Gil Ronen, 12/8/2013, 10:00 PM

Coalition Head Warns Against Jordan Valley Concessions

MK Levin concerned at Kerry’s Jordan Valley offer to PA. ‘Security isn’t the only issue.’Maayana Miskin, 12/8/2013, 3:17 PM

Akunis: If Kerry is Optimistic, Then We Must Be Very Worried

Likud MK responds to remarks from John Kerry praising talks, reports that pressure is on to cede control of Jordan Valley.Tova Dvorin, 12/7/2013, 7:52 PM

Report: US Moves Closer to Israel's Stance in Peace Talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Prime Minister Netanyahu for 3rd time in 24 hours; said to be response to PA refusals.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2013, 11:23 AM

Abbas Rejects Kerry’s Offer

PA spokesman says Abbas has rejected every offer put forth by John Kerry on Jordan Valley security.Maayana Miskin, 12/5/2013, 8:21 PM

Kerry: Israel's Security 'Top Priority'

US Secretary of State seeks to calm Israeli concerns over Iran deal, negotiations with the PA, in latest visit to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2013, 2:18 PM

Colonel's Killers Planned to Abduct his Wife

Charge sheet against Sraya Ofer's killers shows they looked for Monique Ofer, who escaped.Gil Ronen, 12/3/2013, 12:22 PM

Monique Ofer: Murderers Came With Intent to Kill, Not 'Steal'

Wife of slain IDF res. Col. Sraya Ofer denounces murderer's statements in court proceedings Monday, says they get spoiled in jail by State.Tova Dvorin, 11/19/2013, 1:29 PM

Sraya Ofer Murderers: We Regret Nothing

In trial at IDF military court, murderers recount details of terrible night, express no remorse.Tova Dvorin, 11/19/2013, 2:44 AM

Jordan Valley Head Fears Government Betrayal

Head of the Jordan Valley council losing sleep over talk of region being given to Palestinians, fears betrayal by government.Ari Yashar, 11/7/2013, 9:55 PM

Abbas: Israeli Interests in Jordan Valley 'Economic'

The PA chairman warned Israel that claims that it needs to build in Judea and Samaria because of terrorist releases will cause talks to failDalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 11/4/2013, 9:33 PM

PM Orders Construction of Security Fence in Jordan Valley

Move is part of a general effort to strengthen Israel's borders. PA officials condemn the plans.Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2013, 2:49 PM

PA Takes Issue with Israel's Demand for Security

PLO official says that Israel's demand for security for its citizens as part of a future agreement is a "hardline" position.Elad Benari, 10/30/2013, 5:42 AM

Abbas: No to Israeli Presence in the Jordan Valley

PA Chairman: Israel will be to blame if peace talks fail over its demand to keep military forces in the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 10/23/2013, 6:16 AM

Video: Why Israel Can't Trust UN for Protection

Think tank's hard hitting video shows why maintaining an IDF presence along the Jordan is so crucial.Arutz Sheva, 10/17/2013, 9:57 PM

‘The Left is Covering Up Terror to Avoid Blame’

Jordan Valley leader angered by claims of ‘criminal motive’ in vicious slaying of Israeli man.Maayana Miskin, 10/13/2013, 1:22 PM

Victim's Widow: 'He was Cut Down by Low-Lives, Just Like That'

Monique Ofer, whose husband Sraya was brutally murdered, says "he was an amazing man who offered help, made people laugh."Gil Ronen, 10/12/2013, 7:20 PM

Jordan Valley Terror Attack: 5 Suspects Arrested

Following a sweeping search of the northern Jordan Valley, IDF forces have arrested five PA Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2013, 12:16 PM

Yesha Head: 'Peace Talks Only Bring Terror'

"Negotiations with Palestinians only lead to more terror," say Yesha Head and Housing Minister in response to brutal Jordan Valley attack.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/11/2013, 10:17 AM

Yaalon Gives Green Light to PA City in Jordan Valley

Defense Minister has given the green light to a plan to build a new Arab city which will take away 2,000 dunams of Israeli land.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/1/2013, 1:21 AM

Official: Civil Admin 'Stealing' Jordan Valley Land for PA City

The Jordan Valley Regional Council will fight to prevent the construction of a PA city on its lands, the Council's head said David Lev, 5/28/2013, 10:47 PM

Yaalon Freezes Plans for New PA City Near Jericho

A new PA city being planned would have taken away 500 acres of Israeli land.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/15/2013, 12:31 AM

Did Likud Official Back Jordan Valley Withdrawal?

Jordan Valley leader says Likud's Hanegbi told him Israel will have to surrender the area due to US pressure. Hanegbi: "Who, me?” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/6/2012, 1:15 PM

The Plague is Spreading

Shalom Pollack, 10/22/2012, 10:25 AM

Abbas: We Won't Accept Israeli Presence in Jordan Valley

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas reiterates his determination to turn to the UN, says 'Palestinians' will never give up their rights.Elad Benari, 9/10/2012, 4:13 AM

PA Plans Wave of Lawsuits Targeting Jordan Valley Towns

Following legal victories in Migron and Beit El, the PA plans to lay claim to land under multiple Israeli towns.Maayana Miskin, 8/5/2012, 8:37 PM

IDF 'Creating Arab Village on Jewish Land'

Regional authority head accuses IDF Civil Administration of 'working to establish Palestine.'Gil Ronen, 7/9/2012, 9:00 AM

200 New Homes being Built North of Dead Sea

The Bik'at HaYarden region "is a success story" and "there hasn't been such construction in years."Gil Ronen, 6/22/2012, 2:54 PM

Explosives Found in Jordan Valley Village

Five hidden explosive charges were found. The devices were neutralized in a controlled manner.Gil Ronen, 5/8/2012, 2:24 PM

PA to Open Duty Free Shop in Jericho

Palestinian Authority planning to open a duty-free shop in Jericho, near the Allenby Bridge crossing.Elad Benari, 5/2/2012, 2:15 AM

Jordan Valley Monuments Defaced

Residents in Israel's Jordan Valley woke up to find several monuments spray painted with anti-Israel graffiti, swastikas, and PA flags.Gabe Kahn, 4/19/2012, 6:19 PM

Fayyad Ignores Israeli Sovereignty, Launches New Dam

PA Prime Minister inaugurates new PA construction project, despite the fact that it is located in an area under full Israeli control.Elad Benari, 4/17/2012, 5:13 AM