Illegal Arab Construction

Be'er Sheva court: Arab squatters must reimburse Israel

Be'er Sheva District Court okays gov't petition, orders leaders of illegal 'Al Arakib' squatters camp to reimburse State's expenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2019, 3:05 PM

European Union demands Israel halt demolition of illegal homes

EU calls for 'immediate halt' to demolition of illegal Arab apartment buildings constructed near security fence.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2019, 2:45 PM

'PA is stealing our land and Israel is doing nothing to stop it'

New Right to push for crack-down on Arab land grabs in Judea and Samaria, says Bennett. 'PA is stealing our land and we're not stopping it.'Hezki Baruch, 7/22/2019, 2:04 PM

Israel begins demolition of illegal Arab homes in Jerusalem

In crackdown on illegal Arab construction, Israeli forces begin demolition of 10 buildings in Jerusalem. PA vows to turn to The Hague.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2019, 7:53 AM

'Arabs are stealing our land, yet the government does nothing'

Ex-Education Minister Naftali Bennett accuses Netanyahu government of turning a blind eye to rampant illegal Arab land grabs.Ido Ben Porat, 7/4/2019, 8:32 PM

'A terrorist state is right around the corner'

Massive increase in illegal Arab construction, watchdog group warns, with 28,000 illegal Arab buildings built since 2009.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2019, 11:28 AM

4 arrested as Israel prepares to demolish illegal Arab outpost

Protesters arrested as Israeli authorities prepare to evacuate illegal Bedouin encampment east of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 10/15/2018, 1:52 PM

10 injured as Arabs riot during demolition of illegal homes

Israeli security forces demolish illegal buildings in Arab village on edge of Jerusalem. At least 10 injured as rioters clash with police.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2018, 7:26 AM

Supreme Court rejects petition against illegal mosque

Illegal construction on mosque State promised to seal resumes after Supreme Court rejects petition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 12:06 PM

Jerusalem Arabs demolish their own homes

Arab family turns down offer of cash, preferring to shell out money for demolition rather than allow Israelis to use structure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 10:48 AM

Regavim: EU pressure on Israel 'completely inappropriate'

Regavim movement slams Supreme Court decision to delay evacuation, demolition, of illegal Bedouin outpost.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 11:36 AM

Jewish Home MK: Supreme Court cooperating with criminals

MK Moti Yogev says Supreme Court holds double standard when it comes to illegal construction, slams 'ujnust' rulings.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2018, 9:30 AM

Jewish evacuees demand justice

Right-wing activists and Jewish residents expelled from their homes demand government enforce law against illegal Arab construction.Eliran Aharon, 7/5/2018, 6:27 PM

EU demands Israel nix demolition of illegal Arab town

European Union rips Israel over plans to remove illegal Bedouin settlement near Jerusalem, expand town of Maaleh Adumim.David Rosenberg, 6/1/2018, 7:45 AM

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

Court paves way for demolition of illegal Arab town near J'lem

Despite efforts by European gov't to halt demolition, court approves razing of illegal Bedouin village east of Jerusalem.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2018, 8:43 PM

Deadly terror attack - or fatal accident?

Officers who shot and killed Bedouin driver who hit police during home demolition won't face criminal charges.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2018, 12:26 PM

EU-funded illegal Arab outpost expanding on archaeological site

Watchdog group files petition with Supreme Court, claiming that EU-funded illegal Arab outpost expanding on archaeological site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2018, 1:06 PM

Park and go: This is how Arabs took over private Jewish land

Arabs open illegal and dangerous parking lot, expand onto private Jewish land, authorities turn a blind eye.Chana Roberts, 12/25/2017, 9:18 PM

Report: Arab MK's home illegal

Joint List MK Juma Azbarga found to be living in illegally-built home - despite being offered plots of land nearby.David Rosenberg, 12/8/2017, 11:02 AM

Jerusalem to inspect mosque built near former PM's grave

Jerusalem municipality agrees to send inspector to illegal mosque currently being expanded, located near grave of former PM Menachem Begin.Shimon Cohen, 12/4/2017, 9:44 AM

Democratic senators to Netanyahu: Don't demolish Arab villages

Senators Feinstein and Sanders initiate letter urging Netanyahu not to demolish illegally built Palestinian Arab villages.Ben Ariel, 11/30/2017, 6:14 AM

EU demands Israel halt demolitions of illegal Arab buildings

European Union demands Israel protect Bedouin squatters living on IDF firing range, not demolish illegal buildings in Jordan Valley.David Rosenberg, 11/27/2017, 9:26 AM

Netanyahu: Evacuate illegal Arab outposts

PM meets activists and residents to discuss illegal Arab outposts constructed with EU support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2017, 10:40 PM

Following Arutz Sheva report, PA bulldozer seized

Arab bulldozer used to build illegal road in Samaria near Route 60 seized following report by Arutz Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2017, 8:50 PM

EU demands Israel pay for demolishing illegal buildings

European Union demands Israel compensate it for demolishing illegal Arab buildings in Area C.Elad Benari, 10/19/2017, 3:45 AM

Watch: Arutz Sheva reporter attacked by Arabs

Arutz Sheva's Eliran Aharon was attacked by Arabs when visiting an illegal Arab encampment on state land.Tzvi Lev, 8/20/2017, 11:58 AM

Why Is Israel funding anti-IDF activists?

Fringe-left organization which sends Diaspora Jews to volunteer in illegal Arab town, protest against IDF receiving state funds.David Rosenberg, 8/15/2017, 1:49 PM

'Regulation Law benefits both Jews and Arabs'

Defense Ministry finds Regulation Law is preventing the demolition of both Arab and Jewish structures in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2017, 10:41 PM

Arabs: Israel is Judaizing Jerusalem

Arabs claim Israel is forcing Arab residents out of Jerusalem - ignoring the fact that Jerusalem is fighting for its Jewish majority.Dalit Halevi, Chana Roberts, 6/30/2017, 12:53 PM

'Liberman ignoring illegal Arab towns around Jerusalem'

Jerusalem Belt Forum blasts Defense Minister, says little being done to halt expansion of illegal Arab settlements in Jerusalem area.Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2017, 9:29 PM

'Liberman is helping to found a Palestinian state'

Forum launches campaign to pressure Defense Minister into destroying illegal and dangerous Arab homes along Highway 1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2017, 11:02 AM

'Say no to Arab vacation town'

Palestinian Authority illegally builds new 'vacation town' near Jewish towns, in Area C, while Israeli authorities turn a blind eye.Orly Harari, 6/11/2017, 9:56 AM

'Deaths of Bedouin children could have been avoided'

NGO slams authorities for not halting Bedouin thievery, says explosives should not have been in children's home.Chana Roberts, 4/26/2017, 2:38 PM

'Time to crack down on illegal Arab construction'

Overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews back decision to crack down on rampant illegal construction in the Arab sector.David Rosenberg, 2/10/2017, 1:53 PM

Israeli Arabs and Jews protest house demolitions

Arabs, leftist Jews protest demolition of illegal Arab buildings.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2017, 10:43 PM

Netanyahu: Demolish illegal Arab construction

Prime Minister Netanyahu orders that the law be enforced over illegal Arab construction without double standards.Ido Ben Porat, 12/16/2016, 5:13 AM

'Let Jewish owners get their land back'

Jerusalem City Councilman Arieh King says that Jerusalem municipality refuses to act to return land to Jewish owners.Eliran Aharon, 11/17/2016, 6:44 PM

No more delays in demolition of illegal Arab construction

After the court's ruling to destroy Amona, the Jerusalem Municipality will apply the same principles to illegal Arab construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2016, 5:14 PM

Bedouins attack police over demolition orders

Bedouin youths riding ATVs hurl stones at police at illegal buildings slated for demolition.Ido Ben Porat, 10/26/2016, 2:51 PM

Illegal Arab construction surges during holidays

Palestinian Authority Arabs take advantage of inspectors' holiday for illegal land grabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2016, 1:39 PM

Man found chained inside shed in Bedouin village

During demolition of illegal structures in village, police discover man inside shed chained naked to wall. 'I've been like this for years'.Orly Harari, 9/20/2016, 2:32 PM

France slams razing of illegal building it funded

French officials demand Israel cease demolitions of illegal Arab structures.JTA, 8/14/2016, 8:39 AM

US demands no demolition for illegal Arab outpost

Israeli NGO rips foreign criticism of recent demolitions of illegal Arab, calls on Defense Minister to ignore 'idle threats'.Ido Ben Porat, 8/10/2016, 5:06 PM

Gov't to crack down on illegal Arab construction

Cabinet expected to approve financial assistance to Judea and Samaria communities, tighter law enforcement in Arab sector.Ari Soffer, 6/19/2016, 12:48 PM

Illegal Arab houses demolished in City of David

Police oversee demolition of two Arab buildings in Jerusalem Walls National Park in City of David.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2016, 11:20 AM

Illegal Arab buildings dismantled in E1

Jerusalem Belt Forum welcomes enforcement in strategic area, but warns it isn't enough to counter phenomena of EU-backed land grabs.Yedidya Ben-Or, 5/16/2016, 12:51 PM

PM saves illegal Arab home, but not synagogue

PM's office saves illegal Arab home from planned demolition on Tuesday, but leaves young Jewish couple homeless ahead of Pesach holiday.David Rosenberg, 4/13/2016, 4:00 PM

Yogev: Time to crush EU construction 'terror'

Subcommittee chair notes that 75% of illegal construction in Area C is built by Arabs, yet only 10% receive demolition orders.David Rosenberg, 4/11/2016, 3:53 PM

Huge illegal Arab city sprouts 'under the radar'

Regavim movement reveals enormous illegal city being built on firing range, Civil Administration 'approves it with a wink.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2016, 2:54 PM

US criticized for backing illegal EU construction

Regavim: 'State Department should condemn EU for blatant disregard of international law, creating illegal facts on ground.'Matt Wanderman, 4/4/2016, 11:15 AM

US protests demolition of illegal Arab buildings

US State Department criticizes Israel for enforcing building laws on Arabs in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.David Rosenberg, 4/2/2016, 8:33 PM

Watch: Europe's illegal settlement enterprise

Viral video by Regavim highlights European Union's role in illegal Arab construction in Judea and Samaria in violation of international law.David Rosenberg, 3/30/2016, 8:07 PM

Civil Administration ignoring illegal construction

Report by comptroller reveals serious, systemic failures by Civil Administration in enforcing building laws in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2016, 5:17 PM

EU uses 'diplomatic immunity' to grab Israeli land

EU deliberately funds illegal building to 'pave the way' for Palestinians taking Israeli land, claims immunity when challenged in court.Matt Wanderman, 3/15/2016, 10:26 AM

'No nation gives up on its homeland'

In Samaria tour of illegal Arab construction adjacent to Jewish towns, Minister Akunis vows 'a Palestinian state won't be established here.'Ari Yashar, Yoni Kempinski, 2/23/2016, 6:18 PM

Gov't quietly approves illegal Arab construction

Government avoids enforcing demolition orders of EU-funded illegal buildings. Illegal Arab land grabs 'not a top priority,' say officials.David Rosenberg, 2/17/2016, 10:39 PM