Judea and Samaria (Shomron)

Netanyahu: No settlers will be uprooted

PM Netanyahu visits Efrat, promises an end to demolition of Jewish towns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 12:47 PM

Likud MK: We're fighting for Area C

'No way to soften Palestinians, we need to fight them on the ground,' MK Gideon Sa'ar says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 10:52 AM

Jewish boy wounded in stone attack in Samaria

A boy was lightly injured on Saturday night by stones hurled by Arabs in the Karnei Shomron area.Arutz Sheva, 7/27/2019, 11:50 PM

Illegal quarries 'a ticking time bomb' waiting to explode

The ‘Green Israel Forum’ to MKs: 'Support regulation of the 'Wild West' in quarries in Judea and Samaria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 10:16 AM

Attempted terror attack in Samaria

Terrorist attempts to ram police officer before escaping the scene.Ido Ben Porat, 7/6/2019, 8:59 PM

Detained Jewish hikers were released before Shabbat

Hikers detained after Palestinian Authority 'policemen' attacked them were released before sunset on Friday.Orly Harari, 6/22/2019, 9:53 PM

Jews detained after being fired at by PA 'policemen'

Palestinian Authority 'policemen' fire at Jewish hikers, try to shove them into a vehicle. Samaria leader: They are hikers, not criminals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2019, 3:48 PM

Arabs set fire next to Yitzhar in Samaria

Palestinian Authority Arabs ignite fire near Yitzhar, authorities evacuate Jewish residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 2:58 PM

Settler leaders demand crackdown on illegal Arab construction

Council heads in Judea, Samaria, demand PM Netanyahu enforce the law and end illegal Arab construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2019, 10:06 AM

US envoy: Israel has a right to annex 'some' of Judea, Samaria

US Amb. David Friedman supports Israel's right to annex at least 'some' of Judea, Samaria.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2019, 9:21 PM

Government to encourage building hotels in Judea and Samaria

Tourism Ministry offers entrepreneurs grants for investments in hotels and guest units in Judea, Samaria, and Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 8:24 AM

Settler leaders urge voters to back nationalist parties

Yesha Council responds to Peace Now report, says Judea, Samaria, investments good but 'not enough.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2019, 1:50 PM

MDA pushes off Judea and Samaria closures for 24 hours

In a move that endangers thousands of Jewish lives, MDA cuts budget, forcing closure of stations in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2019, 2:19 PM

IDF won't place shelters at Judea, Samaria, junctions

Yesha Council demands shelters placed at Judea, Samaria, junctions be removed, IDF acquiesces.Ido Ben Porat, 3/20/2019, 2:28 PM

General closure in Judea and Samaria

Crossings from Palestinian Authority-controlled areas to close for Purim.Kobi Finkler, 3/19/2019, 1:34 PM

Unilateral concessions: The latent agenda for the April elections

Despite claims to the contrary, the Palestinian-Arabs, territory and the fate of the Jewish 'settlements' will permeate the elections agenda, lurking below and hovering above all other issues. Dr. Martin Sherman, 2/10/2019, 1:31 PM

Will President Trump say 'West Bank' or 'Judea and Samaria'?

Arab propaganda has used “West Bank” since 1949 to obliterate any Jewish connection to one of the two remaining pieces of land under the League of Nations Mandate for Palestine where sovereignty still remains undetermined between Jews and Arabs. David Singer, 11/22/2018, 10:00 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

New Samaria synagogue is a 'dream come true' for Dutch Jews

Replica of Dutch synagogue destroyed in WWII opens near Jerusalem.JTA, 6/13/2018, 2:42 PM

How much does the occupation cost us?

Read carefully and you may realize that the word 'occupation' is being misused in leftist circles. Yehezkel Laing, 8/30/2017, 6:17 AM

Where did the town of Kida disappear to?

Leftist US official says Israel forgot to put a town on its map.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2017, 11:05 AM

Jordan condemns decision to build new Jewish town

Jordanian government condemns Israel's decision to build while fanning flames of terror and extremism.Dalit Halevi, 4/1/2017, 11:35 PM

Build, but shut up about it, says Trump

What other country stops the presses to announce that it is building more homes? Jack Engelhard, 2/5/2017, 12:27 AM

French court ruling: Israeli presence in the 'West Bank' is legal

An unpublicized earthshaking ruling made by a French court in 2013 turns the entire Judea and Samaria issue on its head. Ezequiel Doiny, 1/31/2017, 10:38 PM

Falsehoods and more falsehoods, part II

Countering the lies the world hears and believes about Judea and Samaria. Rachel Neuwirth, 1/11/2017, 12:42 AM

Debunking the "Occupied Territories"

Why the US deems it crucial to consider Judea and Samaria occupied - when they are not. Andi Pacurar, 8/19/2016, 9:58 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Imbecility squared – Part 1

“Commanders for Israel’s Security” are a group I would much rather respect than ridicule, but drivel is drivel, even when it comes from men with an illustrious past and an accumulated 6000 years of security experience.Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/10/2016, 8:44 AM

'Ya'alon did a great deal of damage to Judea-Samaria'

Binyamin Regional Council member calls out Yesha Council for acting as if Ya'alon helped Jews in the region.Refael Levi, 5/22/2016, 1:54 PM

Could Jewish Home control Judea-Samaria?

Original coalition agreements gave Deputy Defense Minister Ben-Dahan control over Civil Administration; Ya'alon ignored them.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2016, 9:28 AM

Herzog: Unity government opportunity for 'dramatic change'

Opposition leader joining government now to pressure Netanyahu to make 'drastic' changes to his policies, recordings reveal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2016, 9:38 PM

Danon: PA, not Israel, rejecting peace talks

Israel on alert amid possibility of French-brokered talks, but note lack of leadership purely on PA side.Tova Dvorin, 5/2/2016, 2:07 PM

Bennett: Likud against Jewish presence in Judea-Samaria

Jewish Home chairman implies his party the only one to support full sovereignty in the region, despite alleged right-wing government.Michal Levi, 5/2/2016, 10:06 AM

Ben-Dahan: Judea-Samaria next for full sovereignty

Deputy Defense Minister says Netanyahu's Golan Heights speech could mark a preemptive step toward full Israeli law in Judea-Samaria.Shimon Cohen, 4/17/2016, 2:13 PM

Amona residents launch campaign to save community

'Domino effect' of evictions could see thousands evicted from their homes across Judea-Samaria, residents warn.Uzi Baruch, 4/17/2016, 11:53 AM

EU 'deeply concerned' over Israeli security fence

EU claims the fence will harm Palestinian Arabs' livelihood.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/15/2016, 1:41 PM

Minister: Judea-Samaria aid not enough to cope with terror

Comprehensive aid package 'does not provide for the residents' needs,' Haim Katz states, including self-defense and coping skills.Shimon Cohen, 4/10/2016, 9:07 AM

'Likud freezes construction - and Yesha leaders vote for them!'

Jewish Home MK says continued support for Likud among Judea and Samaria leaders emboldens Netanyahu to keep freezing.Tova Dvorin, 4/6/2016, 3:48 PM

'UTJ forgot it's part of the coalition'

Jewish Home MK refuses to vote on budgetary issues after MK Moshe Gafni scraps needs of Judea-Samaria, Gaza belt from agenda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2015, 1:33 PM

Watch: Hanukkah where Jewish presence in Samaria began

Samaria leaders gather to mark 40 years since Jews returned to the region, vow to reach one million people by 2035.Yoni Kempinski, 12/14/2015, 8:52 AM

IDF to call up 4 battalions to reinforce Judea-Samaria

Two reserve units, two regular IDF units to be deployed at the beginning of 2016, in first call-up since terror wave began.Tova Dvorin, 12/13/2015, 9:33 PM

Huckabee formally rejects the 'two-state solution'

'The US needs to finally make a definitive statement that we know who our peace partner in the Middle East is, and it is Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2015, 12:21 PM

Minister pushes plan to close off Hevron

Science Minister Ofir Akunis says preventing Palestinians from leaving Hevron could be a significant step in fighting terror.Shimon Cohen, 11/23/2015, 10:05 PM

Jewish Home behind Jerusalem building thaw

Naftali Bennett, Uri Ariel presented ultimatum to Netanyahu, Arutz Sheva has learned - to lift freeze in exchange for vote on budget.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2015, 2:23 PM

Hungary rejects EU 'settlement labeling' plan

Hungarian FM meets with Netanyahu, rejects labeling as 'inefficient and illogical.'Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2015, 6:53 PM

MKs boycott EU in response to 'settlement' labeling decision

Two Jewish Home MKs exchange their cars in tit-for-tat move against EU discrimination.Tova Dvorin, 11/13/2015, 11:46 AM

Judea-Samaria business owners defiant against EU labelling

Psagot winery owner tells Arutz Sheva why businesses will drive to sell more to flaunt the EU's labels - and why he predicts success.Eliran Aharon , 11/13/2015, 10:51 AM

Exposé: Netanyahu governments have built the least

Building in Judea-Samaria just over 1/4 of what it was under Ehud Barak, and half of figures under Ariel Sharon.Ido Ben-Porat, 11/3/2015, 11:50 AM

Foreign Ministry cadets headed to Samaria

Changes to Foreign Ministry cadet course will enable future ambassadors to better defend Israel in the international sphere.Nitsan Keidar, 11/1/2015, 9:18 AM

Poll: 50% of Israelis against building freezes

Puzzling poll reveals 55% of Israelis believe 'settlers' are 'an obstacle for peace,' but similar number against building freeze.Tova Dvorin, 11/1/2015, 7:44 AM

Public Protest Called for PM's Residence Tuesday

Judea-Samaria regional leaders call on public to protest wave of terror this week, ignore calls to dismantle protest vigil.Uzi Baruch, 10/11/2015, 2:54 PM

British FM: End of 'Israeli Occupation' Long Overdue

Hammond equates Arab terrorists and 'Israeli settlers,' demands end to Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2015, 1:41 PM

Building Should Not be a Response to Arab Terror

Achieving peace with our Palestinian neighbors has never been about land. David Friedman, 10/8/2015, 9:51 AM

French Embassy Shuns Judea-Samaria Leaders

Judea-Samaria mayors disinvited from Legion Award ceremony in Yafo. Officials: they never would have done this when Liberman was FM.Hezki Baruch, 10/7/2015, 9:49 PM

Ya'alon Insists: IDF Can Handle Terror Spike

Defense Minister tells ministers to stop 'hyperventilating,' insists situation is safer than before Defensive Shield in 2002.Yoni Kempinski, 10/6/2015, 2:03 PM

'We Will Return to Northern Samaria'

Three hundred people return to Homesh over Simchat Torah and bring joy back to the ruins of a once-thriving community.Ido Ben-Porat, 10/6/2015, 9:18 AM

Netanyahu, Cabinet Pass Slew of Anti-Terror Measures

Security reinforcements, new roads, and new laws. 'We will defeat terror, as we have done in the past,' the Prime Minister warns.Hezki Baruch, 10/6/2015, 7:30 AM

Religious Zionist Leader Urges: Murders Can't Happen Again

Bnei Akiva chairman says Henkin murders have crossed a red line; Israel must have full sovereignty over Judea-Samaria.Haim Lev, 10/2/2015, 3:44 PM