Light rail train to link Samaria with Central Israel?

Minister Katz instructs Netivei Israel company to go ahead with plans for light rail between Ariel, Petah Tikva, and Rosh Ha'ayin.Mordechai Sones, 3/15/2018, 6:41 PM

Terror widow to Netanyahu: We must not wait

Widow demands PM immediately approve hundreds of new units in Har Bracha, 'so the terrorist knows this is the answer to terror.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2018, 9:32 AM

Knesset passes 'Ariel University Law'

Law placing Israeli colleges in Judea and Samaria directly under Israeli authority passes Knesset, gains support of Yesh Atid MKs.Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2018, 10:38 PM

Ariel, Neve Tzuf, Rimonim omitted from priority map

Government expected to approve map of new national priority areas; Prominent communities excluded from map.Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2018, 1:28 PM

Arab rioter killed as IDF searches for Ariel terrorist

Arab media claim rioter shot and killed by IDF forces during manhunt for terrorist who murdered Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal in Ariel Monday.David Rosenberg, 2/6/2018, 11:07 PM

'Our hearts are broken - but our spirit is strong'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan eulogizes terror victim Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal; calls on PM to expand Har Bracha into a city.Eliran Aharon-Mordechai Sones, 2/6/2018, 9:26 PM

Report: IDF surrounding home in Shechem

PA media outlets claim IDF forces converging on home owned by father of Israeli-Arab terrorist who murdered Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal.David Rosenberg, 2/6/2018, 9:10 PM

'We'll settle the score with that disgusting terrorist murderer'

Prime Minister vows Israel will 'settle score' with Israeli-Arab who murdered Rabbi Ben-Gal. 'Don't test Israel's resolve.'David Rosenberg, 2/6/2018, 5:39 PM

Terrorist's mother to her son: Turn yourself in

Mother of terrorist who murdered Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal in Ariel condemns the attack: 'Acts like this are unacceptable to me.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2018, 1:13 PM

US Ambassador slams "Palestinian 'leaders'" over Ariel murder

David Friedman blasts PA and terror groups for their response to terror attack yesterday in which Rabbi Itamar Ben Gal was murdered.Nitzan Keidar, 2/6/2018, 12:01 PM

Today's terrorist: Arab Israeli citizen

Security forces continue to investigate attack at entrance to Ariel and track down escaped terrorist.Mordechai Sones, 2/5/2018, 11:21 PM

Danon: UN Security Council should condemn Ariel attack

Israeli UN Ambassador: “Instead of inviting Mahmoud Abbas to address the Council, the Council should demand he stop paying terror stipends.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2018, 6:14 PM

Watch: Footage of Ariel terror attack

Security camera captures moments when Israeli Arab terrorist attacks murdered victim Itamar Ben-Gal at entrance to city of Ariel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2018, 5:20 PM

Netanyahu: We will bring the terrorist to justice

Prime Minister addresses Ariel terror attack at Likud faction meeting. 'Security forces are in pursuit.'Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2018, 4:43 PM

Jew murdered in stabbing attack in Ariel

29-year-old Itamar Ben-Gal stabbed to death in the Israeli city of Ariel in Samaria by an Israeli Arab.David Rosenberg, 2/5/2018, 4:18 PM

Manhunt underway for Ariel stabbing terrorist

Security forces spread out checkpoints during extensive search for stabbing terrorist in city of Ariel.Tal Polon, 2/5/2018, 3:33 PM

Bennett threatens coalition over Ariel University law

Education Minister vows to torpedo all future legislation in coalition if bill putting university in Samaria under Israeli law doesn't pass.Tzvi Lev, 1/7/2018, 10:00 AM

Housing Minister pushes to double size of 'capital of Samaria'

Yoav Galant visits Samaria city, orders hundreds of new housing units and new stadium constructed for residents.Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2018, 7:23 PM

Terrorist shot during attempted stabbing attack in Samaria

Soldiers open fire on terrorist, foil attempted stabbing attack near Ariel in Samaria.David Rosenberg, 12/12/2017, 2:38 PM

Scaramucci wraps up Israel tour with visit to Achva factory

Anthony Scaramucci wraps up Israel tour with wisit to Achva factory in Ariel, sees BDS movement’s devastating effect upon Palestinians.Michoel Bretter, 11/22/2017, 11:33 PM

MK Oren Hazan indicted for assault

Likud MK charged with assaulting, insulting city official over financial dispute.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 9/4/2017, 12:58 PM

National Union bypasses haredim from the right

Faction demands PM act to enable independent legal representation for rabbinate in High Court hearing on Kotel issue.Mordechai Sones, 6/19/2017, 10:57 PM

She stopped the terrorist despite her injuries

President Reuven Rivlin awards the "Heroism Award" to a young woman who killed a terrorist who carried out a stabbing attack in Ariel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 9:43 AM

'He was an exemplary family man'

One of the two fatalities in deadly Samaria bus accident ID'd as driver, Avishai Kroani, father of five from Ariel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2017, 8:52 AM

Resident of Ariel killed in South Africa

Yitzhak Katzin of Ariel killed in a parachute accident near Pretoria, South Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2016, 11:32 PM

Talk17 to bring Judea and Samaria's message to the world

American Friends of Ariel is launching a new platform – Talk17 – for sharing the perspectives of Jews from Judea, Samaria, and Jerusalem.Shlomo Vile, 12/7/2016, 12:53 PM

Father afraid for missing toddler's fate, police turn him away

A toddler and his divorced mother disappeared 40 days ago. Police told Ariel, the child's father, that they cannot legally help him.Rachel Kaplan, 8/12/2016, 2:01 PM

Agriculture Minister: End of Samaria water crisis in sight

Minister Uri Ariel was proud to report that the Ariel 1 pumping site is up and running, bringing water to a parched Samaria.Rachel Kaplan, 8/4/2016, 10:02 PM

End of the Samaria water crisis?

Water Minister Yuval Steinitz describes the emergency measures taken to break the water crisis in Samaria.Rachel Kaplan and Shimon Cohen, 7/28/2016, 10:00 PM

Palestinians call to boycott Ariel University

A Palestinian official called to boycott academic institutions that function in the settlements at a Brussels conventionDalit Halevy, 7/14/2016, 1:05 PM

Man who filmed terror attempt: You don't see that every day

Netanel Peretz's camera captured terrorist trying to stab soldiers; 'Gov't is doing nothing; see for yourselves what we're dealing with.'Shai Landesman, 7/6/2016, 12:49 PM

Watch: Soldiers shoot down terrorist in attempted attack

Terrorist lunged at Givati Brigade soldiers guarding bus stop near Barkan, west of Ariel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2016, 10:07 PM

Attempted terror attack near Ariel

A female terrorist neutralized near Ariel in Samaria after reportedly attempting to stab Israelis.David Rosenberg, 7/5/2016, 6:33 PM

Samaria medical center to 'build bridges of trust'

Ariel University school of Health Sciences to sponsor Jewish-Palestinian center; move hailed by President Rivlin, Education Min. Bennett.Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2016, 6:11 PM

Terror attack near Ariel

Terrorists stab female soldier near the entrance to Ariel; both terrorists eliminatedDavid Rosenberg, 3/17/2016, 11:20 AM

Stabbing attempt in western Samaria

Arab terrorist launches stabbing attempt on soldier near the Azuya Bridge, gets shot dead.Ari Yashar, 3/9/2016, 9:53 AM

'You could have woken up with an MK held hostage in Ramallah'

MKs blast dangers of discrimination against Jews in Judea, Samaria in terms of cell phone access, noting potential disasters.David Rosenberg, 2/15/2016, 9:18 PM

Watch: Late Ariel Mayor commemorated

The Ron Nachman Legacy Center, named after the founding mayor of Ariel, officially opens.Yoni Kempinski, 1/18/2016, 3:42 AM

'I emptied the magazine into him, he kept on charging'

Security guard Katya Sohet tells a story of heroism after she and another guard killed a terrorist at Ariel.Yoni Kempinski, 12/24/2015, 9:44 PM

'We have no weapons... we're like ducks in a shooting gallery'

Employees at factories in Ariel Industrial Park fear an even worse repeat of stabbing attack on Wednesday morning.Benny Tucker, 12/24/2015, 2:18 PM

MK Oren Hazan May Be Prosecuted for Assault

Police recommend the freshman Likud MK be indicted for allegations he assault a municipal worker in Ariel.Yedidyah Ben Or, 9/1/2015, 7:56 PM

Water Shutoffs Have Ariel Residents Hot and Bothered

Extreme heat and doubled water usage places undue strain on Ariel's water systems, leading to shutoffs at the worst of times.Talia Blatman, 8/4/2015, 5:32 PM

'Casino' MK Questioned Over Fight Over Taxes, Police Say

MK Oren Hazan was questioned for five hours over allegations that he attacked Ariel city officials.Moshe Cohen, 8/2/2015, 9:47 PM

Assault Investigation Reopened Against MK Oren Hazan

Hazan, Ariel city manager and mayor accused of physical altercation in 2010.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/16/2015, 12:10 PM

Videos Illustrate Why Samaria Jews Want Separate Buses

Rosa Parks has nothing to do with it. Videos illustrate that Arab laborers fill up the bus, leaving Jews no transport solution.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2015, 9:18 PM

Avi Zimmerman Takes Ariel's Case to the World

Meet the executive director of the Ariel Foundation, who tells Ariel's story to people all over the world.Judy Simon, 5/8/2015, 2:13 AM

Court: Absentee Property Law Kosher, But Avoid If Possible

The Absentee Property Law applies in Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem, the High Court ruled - but it should be used only when necessary.Moshe Cohen, 4/15/2015, 10:31 PM

Iconic 'Leftist' Kibbutz Folk Band Performs in Ariel

Iconic Israeli band associated with socialist kibbutz movement surprises by performing for elderly in Samaria, over the 'green line.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 1/1/2015, 6:28 PM

Terror Attack Thwarted Near Ariel

Arab driver attempts to run over IDF soldier near Ariel; no injuries reported.Uzi Baruch, 9/11/2014, 8:59 PM

Ariel Residents Warn of Danger Presented by PA Workers

Residents of Ariel protest over the danger presented by Arab workers who used the public buses for Jews living in Samaria.Yoni Kempinski, 9/5/2014, 2:12 AM

Ariel to Host Hundreds of Residents Fleeing Rocket Fire

University of Ariel, Ariel Municipality arrange for accommodations, activities for southern Israeli families.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 8/25/2014, 8:06 PM

Leftist Professor Says Jewish Home MKs 'Worse than Le Pen'

Professor Ze'ev Sternhel on Thursday said that Naftali Bennett and Uri Ariel were 'the most dangerous people' in Israel.Yaakov Levi, 8/7/2014, 5:15 PM

Stabbing Attack Prevented Near Ariel

Security forces foil a stabbing attack at Tapuach Junction in Samaria.Ari Yashar, 4/15/2014, 8:08 PM

Ariel: Make Sure All Israelis Get Apt. VAT Discount

Housing Minister Uri Ariel on Tuesday said that he would support eliminating VAT for first-time apartment buyers, provided it applied to allDavid Lev, 3/18/2014, 3:48 PM

Public Opinion Key to Keeping Judea and Samaria, Experts Say

Ahead of Thursday's academic conference on the Disengagement, and in light of peace talks, experts note the power of the public eye.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 11:11 AM

Over 15,000 March to Demand E1 Building

Thousands of Israelis march to demand that the gov't begin building in Jerusalem's Mevasseret Adumim area, also known as E1.David Lev, 2/13/2014, 5:57 PM

Samaria Mixed Buses 'Pressure Cooker About To Blow'

Knesset committee discusses the danger faced by Samaria residents since Arab undocumented workers allowed on buses.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2014, 7:01 PM