'Hamas failed twice'

Kamil Abu-Rukun, Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, says Hamas' attempts to enflame the region have failed.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/8/2018, 10:11 PM

Bus companies driving Hamas supporters to fence will be punished

COGAT warned, now delivers: 14 Gaza companies helping transport Hamas rioters will be severely punished.Mordechai Sones, 4/16/2018, 6:39 PM

'Hamas is your Pharaoh'

Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Yoav Mordechai compares Hamas to Pharaoh, says they don't care about Gazans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2018, 10:19 PM

IDF suspends permits for Samaria terrorist's family

Shin Bet says terrorist who rammed four soldiers was detained in the past and released last April.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/16/2018, 8:33 PM

Palestinian lie exposed

Father of PA teen claims his son was hit in the head by a rubber bullet. Coordinator of Government Activities reveals the truth.Ido Ben Porat, 2/27/2018, 12:03 AM

IDF treats Gaza Arab shot by Hamas

Resident of Gaza crosses border after being shot by Hamas forces, IDF treats him. 'Israel cares more for Palestinian life than Hamas does.'Tal Polon, 2/22/2018, 9:44 AM

Major General Mordechai threatens Hamas

COGAT head'smessage to Hamas heads: 'Stop violent border disturbances. IDF will take harsher measures.'Mordechai Sones, 2/19/2018, 7:51 PM

Israel warns Gaza residents: Wake up, Hamas is using you!

Major General Yoav Mordechai urges Gaza residents 'not to let Hamas lead them to hell,' says attack on IDF soldiers 'sign of cowardice.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2018, 12:29 AM

How they teach math in the Palestinian Authority

Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories reveals children in PA count 'martyrs' to learn mathematics.Mordechai Sones, 2/6/2018, 8:07 PM

COGAT Head rebukes European ambassadors

IDF General Yoav Mordechai meets with EU ambassadors, reprimands them for ignoring bodies of IDF soldiers held in Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 1/30/2018, 8:24 PM

'PA economy is completely dependent on Israel'

Judea and Samaria Coordinator Yoav Mordechai says PA could have built a successful economy - if they had invested international aid money.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2018, 4:01 PM

'Root causes of incitement must be dealt with''

IDF Major General meets with Irish Deputy PM/Foreign Minister; 'Israel will continue to enforce law against illegal construction in Area C.'Mordechai Sones, 1/9/2018, 9:57 PM

'Kidnapping bodies is inhumane'

Mother of IDF soldier Hadar Goldin reaches out to Gazans after Israel says it will restore electricity supply to the enclave.Kobi Finkler, 1/8/2018, 4:35 AM

'Hamas continues to cross red lines'

Coordinator of Government Activities demands the Red Crescent fire ambulance driver who exploited his role to assist terror organizations.Nitsan Keidar, 1/4/2018, 11:18 PM

Defense Minister: 'We know who is responsible'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman promises that Israel will act on those firing rockets from Gaza, calls on PA to negotiate.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 6:38 PM

'Will Iran protect Gazans as it did the Syrians?'

Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories addresses the people of Gaza in online video.Elad Benari, 12/28/2017, 1:04 AM

Disabled Gaza man did not die from IDF fire

IDF official says disabled Gazan Ibrahim Abu Toriya did not die from IDF fire, demands Red Cross investigate incident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2017, 12:13 AM

'Rockets are being fired at Arabs, by Arabs'

Failed mortar attack this morning damages home of Gaza resident. 'How long will Hamas continue to harm its own people?'Ido Ben Porat, 12/21/2017, 11:49 AM

'Dogs and Americans not allowed'

PA store hangs anti-American banner following President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Uzi Baruch, 12/14/2017, 8:03 PM

'Multipurpose' items from Ali Express nabbed en route to Gaza

Terrorists try to sneak fighting equipment past border crossing under guise of innocent orders from online shopping site.Kobi Finkler, 11/14/2017, 2:32 PM

Terror group: Israeli threats 'a declaration of war'

Islamic Jihad reacts to Israeli official's threats against retaliation for destruction of terror tunnel.Tal Polon, 11/12/2017, 4:19 PM

'We will respond with force and determination'

Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories warns Gaza groups: Israel will respond to any retaliation for destruction of tunnel.Elad Benari, 11/12/2017, 1:36 AM

IDF blocks Hamas efforts to retrieve terrorists from tunnel

IDF refuses to allow Hamas to collect the bodies of terrorists killed after Israel bombed terror tunnel on Monday.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2017, 6:25 PM

'Hamas is unable to control its operatives'

Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories warns Hamas against Israeli response due to the group's provocations.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/11/2017, 9:27 PM

Tonight: Closure on Judea and Samaria, Gaza

IDF shuts border crossings ahead of Sukkot holiday, will not allow entry of Palestinian Arab laborers.Tzvi Lev, 10/3/2017, 5:23 PM

IDF imposes full closure on Judea and Samaria

IDF shuts border crossings ahead of Yom Kippur holiday, will not allow entry of Palestinian Arab laborers.Tzvi Lev, 9/28/2017, 8:58 PM

'Hamas wastes Gazan money on absurd goals'

Head of COGAT slams Hamas for death this morning of 24-year-old electrocuted while working in terror tunnel. 'He died for nothing.'Ido ben Porat, 9/19/2017, 2:13 PM

US Special Envoy visits Samaria Crossing

US Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt Jason Greenblatt visits Gilboa Crossing, is briefed on security and civilian situation in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2017, 4:04 PM

Coordinator to General Secretary: Hamas harming Gaza's citizens

Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories, briefs UN Secretary-General on Hamas' conduct towards Gaza civilian population.Mordechai Sones, 8/28/2017, 9:51 PM

Israel to allow Jerusalem Arabs to visit Gaza

Arab businessmen to be allowed to visit Gaza to invest in territory in order to strengthen economy and infrastructure.AFP, 8/8/2017, 7:47 PM

Gaza soccer team claims Israel banned 10 players

Shabaab Rafah team claims Israel barred 10 Palestinian Arab soccer players from travelling from Gaza to Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 8/4/2017, 4:04 AM

Civil administration approves jurisdiction of new town for Amona

Amona residents not satisfied, demand practical steps towards establishing the town be taken.Tal Polon, 5/28/2017, 1:19 PM

Israel transfers four zebras to Arab zoo in Samaria

Israel transfers animals to Arab-run zoo in Samaria from Ramat Gan safari.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 1/31/2017, 7:26 PM

Israel, PA agree to cooperate on water

Israel and the PA to renew the activity of the Joint Water Committee which manages water and sewer related infrastructure.Kobi Finkler, 1/16/2017, 3:04 AM

IDF official: Hamas is to blame for Gaza power outages

Major General Yoav Mordechai: Hamas enjoys electricity 24/7 but Gazans only enjoy it three hours a day.Kobi Finkler, 1/13/2017, 12:06 AM

IDF official to Gazans: Stop building tunnels

Major General Yoav Mordechai warns Gazans that the terror tunnels are not only collapsing because of "work accidents."Elad Benari, 10/27/2016, 4:44 AM

Israel’s resilient decency despite extreme terrorism  

In 2015, Israelis suffered about 10 attempted terrorist attacks every day, equivalent to 411 per day in the US. But stories of Israeli decency and the relative prosperity of Israel’s Muslims rarely appear in the mainstream media. Noah Beck, 10/7/2016, 10:43 AM

Liberman allows easing of restrictions for Muslim holiday

The government is making a number of generous gestures to Muslims for the upcoming Muslim holiday next week.Kobi Finkler, 9/5/2016, 8:46 PM

COGAT imposes sanctions on Hevron governor

Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai places sanctions on Hebron governor Kamel Hamid after his visit to terrorist's family.Re'ut Hadar, 7/3/2016, 7:00 PM

Israel announces 'gestures' to Palestinians during Ramadan

Liberman approves relaxation of restrictions on the movement of Palestinian Arabs during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/3/2016, 11:02 PM

Real clear thoughts on BDS “free speech” to misguided governments.

Anti-Semitic remarks have to be protected under Dutch and Swedish law, it seems. Barry Shaw, 5/30/2016, 9:24 AM

Government announces plan to upgrade Judea-Samaria checkpoints

Israeli government to spend $78 million on upgrading checkpoints between the PA-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria and Israel.Ben Ariel, 5/20/2016, 4:16 AM

Senior IDF official: ISIS members recently trained in Gaza

Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai tells Saudi website that ISIS members entered Gaza from Egypt to undergo military training.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/13/2016, 11:18 PM

Hamas official denies stealing cement, threatens 'explosion'

Deputy Economy Ministry director in Gaza denies stealing cement for tunnels, but threatens attacks if shipments are not resumed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 1:55 PM

Israel stops giving cement to Gaza after Hamas thefts

COGAT finds that Hamas minister diverts private humanitarian cement transfers to built more tunnels. Public sector will still get cement.Shimon Cohen, 4/5/2016, 8:08 AM

Israel loosens shipping limits on Gaza

Israel decides to let Gazan boats sail up to 9 nautical miles off coast, despite concerns of weapons smuggling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2016, 10:46 AM

IDF official: There are no negotiations on a Gaza seaport

The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories stresses that a Gaza seaport isn't on the agenda in talks with Turkey.Ido Ben Porat, 2/28/2016, 4:01 AM

'Was Israel involved in tunnel collapses? God knows'

IDF's Yoav Mordechai evades question when asked by PA news agency if Israel is responsible for collapse of Hamas's tunnels.Ben Ariel, 2/4/2016, 6:12 AM

Erekat claims IDF general is 'acting Palestinian president'

PLO Secretary-General claims Netanyahu is controlling the Palestinians through the Civil Administration and COGAT.Dalit Halevi, 1/26/2016, 3:42 AM

Israelis claim they were tortured by Palestinian police

Israeli Arab brothers who were arrested by the PA for growing marijuana in Ramallah claim they were tortured in custody by PA police.Raphael Poch, 12/31/2015, 10:57 AM

Arutz Sheva exposé stops illegal Arab building

Road from Nabi Samuel renovated over Shabbat without Civil Administration approval - and with EU money.Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2015, 4:25 PM

'No logic in giving PA further control in Judea-Samaria'

Furious ministers demand answers after reports surface of plans to transfer land from Area C in Judea-Samaria to Palestinian Authority.Cynthia Blank, 11/29/2015, 10:12 AM

Israel to revoke 'special permits' from Hevron Arabs

Following Tel Aviv attack by terrorist who had a work permit, Israel will revoke similar permits from other Hevron area Arabs.Ben Ariel, 11/20/2015, 3:16 AM

Israel signs deal on 3G mobile access for Palestinians

Following security assessment, COGAT signs 'memorandum of understanding' with Palestinian Authority to provide 3G service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2015, 12:48 PM

Ya'alon: Distinguish Between Palestinian Terror and Civilians

Defense Minister says Israel must fight terrorism but also continue to assist Palestinians in their economy and welfare.Kobi Finkler, 10/20/2015, 12:13 AM

Report: Israel to Sponsor Two New Palestinian Authority Cities

COGAT, PA deny rumors that two sides met to discuss infrastructure earlier this month. Could the cities be a security risk?Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2015, 1:35 PM

Israel to Allow Imports of Ironware and Furniture from Gaza

Israel will allow Gaza to export ironware, furniture and textiles to Israel in a bid to improve the Gazan economy.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/22/2015, 10:59 PM