'My heart is broken'

Culture Minister consoles family of Samaria rabbi gunned down in terror shooting. 'You deserve the same rights as all Israelis.'Mordechai Sones, 1/11/2018, 2:48 PM

Terror victim to be buried at Havat Gilad

Terror widow calls on 'all of Israel' to join funeral, announces murdered husband will be buried in his hometown. Funeral begins at 1:00p.m.Uzi Baruch, 1/10/2018, 7:52 AM

'We embrace the family and the orphans'

Shomron Regional Council head: I call on the Israeli government to stop detaining security elements that are meant to save lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2018, 11:15 PM

Shomron Council plans to beef up security with dogs

'I've seen real life-saving activities here, using means that aren't even available in the IDF.'Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2017, 1:08 PM

Arabs riot near Joseph's Tomb

Arabs call for the destruction of Joseph's Tomb, Samaria Regional Council Head Dagan demands IDF protect the site.Uzi Baruch, 12/16/2017, 9:50 PM

Construction in Samaria town: 'Realization of a dream'

Community of Bruchin undertakes project to become 'pearl of Samaria' after 18 years of bureaucratic red-tape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 9:06 PM

'They threatened to kill us'

Children who were attacked by Arab mob during bar mitzvah hike speak about the harrowing experience, say the Arabs threatened to kill them.Yoni Kempinski, 12/10/2017, 12:24 AM

'We aren't afraid to travel anywhere in our country'

Agriculture Minister joins children on visit to site where Arab lynch mob attacked them while on Bar Mitzvah hike.Yoni Kempinski, 12/8/2017, 10:55 AM

Joseph's Tomb vandalized

IDF soldiers entering Joseph's Tomb in Shechem discover local Arabs broke windows, light fixtures, and more.Ido Ben Porat, 12/7/2017, 11:17 AM

250 rabbis to Trump: Be strong and have courage

Samaria Council head gives White House letter expressing leading rabbis' support for declaration on J'lem. 'You will be remembered forever.'Ido ben Porat, 12/6/2017, 9:04 PM

IDF training culminates with Joseph's Tomb prayer: 'I trembled'

Reservists from Samaria conclude training with prayer at Joseph's Tomb. 'We sang Hatikvah anthem at military ceremony in heart of Shechem.'Mordechai Sones, 12/6/2017, 11:42 AM

Sports Betting Council doesn't view Samaria as part of Israel

'Dear customer, the Winner app is available only within the borders of the State of Israel.'Mordechai Sones, 11/12/2017, 12:36 PM

Samaria town recognized - 26 years after its establishment

Families in Rehelim will finally be permitted to build permanent homes to replace caravans placed there 26 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2017, 4:02 PM

Terror victim's widow collapses in hunger strikers protest tent

Wife of terror victim collapses, is taken to hospital on third day of hunger strike against failure to provide security in Judea and SamariaArutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2017, 4:20 PM

'We've had it with promises - hunger strike will continue'

Hunger strikers in front of PMs house unwilling to make do with PMs promise: 'Demand decision with budgetary clause'.Mordechai Sones, 11/6/2017, 8:51 PM

Bereaved families break up Finance Committee meeting

Bereaved families and hunger strike leaders break up Finance Committee meeting: 'We don't want to wait for next disaster.'Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 11/6/2017, 3:51 PM

Bereaved families announce hunger strike

Bereaved families slam PM Netanyahu's indifference, promise hunger strike until budget for safety measures in Judea, Samaria, is approved.Eliran Aharon, Chana Roberts, 11/4/2017, 11:27 PM

'I will do all I can to approve the security budget'

MK Yoav Kisch visits protest tent outside the Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem, expresses support.Ido Ben Porat, 10/31/2017, 3:46 AM

Ministers to meet to discuss upgrading Judea, Samaria security

PM to hold meeting of all ministers next week to discuss funding for necessary security upgrades in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2017, 4:41 PM

'Half-million Jews in Judea, Samaria have a right to be safe'

Justice Minister says government needs to beef up security for residents of Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2017, 9:47 PM

Yesha mayors protest, demand funding for security

Judea and Samaria heads and bereaved families to set up protest tent demanding Netanyahu disburse budget for security and bypass roads.Mordechai Sones, 10/23/2017, 8:14 PM

Dagan: 'Lack of confidence in the Prime Minister'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan threatens to start a protest movement against Netanyahu over Judea and Samaria policies.Tzvi Lev, 10/16/2017, 12:46 PM

1,000 pray at Joseph's Tomb

Arabs throw rocks at Jews visiting Joseph's Tomb; 40,000 Jews visit Hevron in two days.Ido Ben Porat, 10/11/2017, 10:18 AM

Likud ministers support struggle against low building numbers

Senior Likud ministers, including key Netanyahu allies, support Judea and Samaria leaders call for more building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2017, 10:07 PM

'Whoever says this is not an improvement misleads the public'

A senior government source responds to charges that the recent building announcements in Judea and Samaria are a mirage.Nitzan Kedar, 10/10/2017, 5:17 PM

Senior government source: 'Why is Yossi Dagan against us?'

Senior government official tells Arutz Sheva government is not working against Samaria Council head, denies new building permits are spin.Tzvi Lev, 10/9/2017, 9:28 PM

Senior Judea and Samaria official: Netanyahu deceiving settlers

Senior leader of Judea and Samaria Jewish communities says PM is choosing to attack Samaria council head instead of building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2017, 6:00 PM

'Political isolation? It is irrelevant'

Dozens of lawmakers from around the world tour Samaria. 'We want you to be our ambassadors around the world.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2017, 10:45 PM

Saying one thing and doing another

Netanyahu repeatedly declares commitment to develop settlements, yet no building permits in sight; Shomron threatens unprecedented protest.Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2017, 10:40 PM

UN warns companies doing business in Judea and Samaria

UN's Human Rights Commissioner warns 150 companies they will be added to database of companies doing business in "settlements."Elad Benari, 9/28/2017, 2:12 AM

Samaria Regional Council head fights illegal dumping

Yossi Dagan caught criminals illegally dumping waste in Samaria. 'We have become the county's garbage dump.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2017, 3:07 PM

Israelis unite to fight garbage burning

Jews and Arabs band together in protest of Israeli government's refusal to punish those who burn garbage.Ido Ben Porat, 9/8/2017, 1:16 PM

Dramatic step in improving quality of life in Judea and Samaria

Judea and Samaria roads to be included in National Infrastructure Plan following pressure by Samaria Regional Council head.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2017, 11:44 PM

'If this is religionization, then I am happy with it'

New mikvah inaugurated in Samaria. 'It's more important to build a mikvah than to build a synagogue.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2017, 8:09 PM

'Samaria residents deserve environmental quality'

Environmental Protection representatives visit pirate landfill in Samaria, witness horrendous pollution.Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/17/2017, 1:30 PM

'Those who oppose Netanyahu also oppose the settlements'

Smaria Council head calls on Israeli right to unite behind PM amid investigations in order to prevent fall of national government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2017, 9:48 PM

New home goes up in flames

Family moved into new home in Mevo Dotan only two weeks ago; cause of fire, which destroyed all contents of house, unknown.Mordechai Sones, 8/7/2017, 3:52 PM

Terror victim's widow gives birth to a daughter

Widow of man stabbed to death by Arab terrorist remarried a year ago, gives birth to daughter..Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2017, 5:37 PM

Samaria Council Head: 'Situation in Shaarei Tikva absurd'

The Samaria Regional Council is demanding that the state deal with the status of five houses that were built in Area B.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tzvi Lev, 7/31/2017, 5:45 PM

Samaria Council head moves to Machpela House

'Those seeking to evacuate Machpela House also want to uproot Samaria residents from their homes.'Mordechai Sones, 7/31/2017, 4:51 PM

Report: Insufficient security in Samaria Jewish towns

Samaria Regional Council reveals government has failed to provide adequate funding to maintain security arrangements in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2017, 8:03 PM

Sharing ice cream with police in Jerusalem

Arutz Sheva correspondent accompanies Samaria Regional Council head on tour of Jerusalem's Old City in support of police after terror attackEliran Aharon, 7/18/2017, 6:08 PM

Water crisis in Samaria

Residents of four Samaria towns suffer irregular water supply, forced to carry drinking water in jugs up mountainside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2017, 3:06 PM

Jews, PA Arabs join together in 'war on traffic accidents'

Samaria Regional Council and local Arab leaders establish joint group to fight traffic accidents, a source of danger for both communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 4:17 PM

'Qalqilya Plan' frozen

Netanyahu freezes plan for the expansion of Qalqilya after understanding he will not have a majority in the Cabinet to approve it.Nitsan Keidar and Eliran Aharon, 7/12/2017, 11:53 PM

'We're building in Judea and Samaria - without all the fuss'

Defense Minister tours Maale Shomron and encounters harsh criticism for the 'Qalqiliya Plan' he is advancing.Eliran Aharon, 7/12/2017, 3:44 PM

Report: Majority of cabinet opposed to 'Qalqiliya Plan'

Samaria Council chief lobbies cabinet members to vote down plan to cede Israeli-controlled land to PA cities, says majority oppose proposal.Ido Ben Porat, 7/12/2017, 10:33 AM

'If we do not fight, we will get another 4 years of Obama'

Israelis called upon to protest outside PM's residence tonight against construction freeze in Judea and Samaria despite promises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2017, 3:39 PM

'We are tired of being fourth-class citizens'

Residents of Kfar Saba and Samaria protest expansion of PA city while virtually co construction has been approved in Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2017, 10:09 PM

Were building incentives for Qalqilya approved underhandedly?

Likud ministers miss vote, claim Netanyahu didn't know scope of building plans, Samaria leader insists discussion be reopened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2017, 9:12 AM

Construction in Qalqiliya: 'Someone's lost their mind'

IDF regulations ignored to allow Arab city to expand to within 50 meters of security fence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 9:24 PM

Construction for Arabs at the expense of the Jews

Arab city in Area A to double in size and take land from Area C. The ultimate reward for terror.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2017, 9:09 PM

'Defense Minister's numbers are wrong'

Samaria leader Yossi Dagan says Liberman's numbers are wrong, insists government stop de facto building freeze.Ido Ben Porat, 6/11/2017, 12:08 PM

Severe criticism against Samaria Council head

At meeting of council heads in Judea and Samaria with Netanyahu, head of Jordan Valley Council attacks Yossi Dagan: 'He is not part of us.'Mordechai Sones, 6/7/2017, 10:33 PM

'A real change in actions, not just words'

Heads of local authorities in Yesha meet with PM Netanyahu, say that PM will be judged on practical steps to increase building.Hezki Baruch, 6/7/2017, 7:37 PM

'We are waiting for the renewal of construction in Yesha'

Head of Samaria Regional Council discusses lack of construction in Judea and Samaria with PM, hopes for construction renewal soon.Hezki Baruch, 6/6/2017, 4:44 PM

'Netanyahu is voluntarily freezing construction'

Shomron Regional Council head: Likud should replace Netanyahu if he continues to voluntarily freeze construction in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/2/2017, 8:15 PM