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

Haniyeh's Sisters Denied Entry to Gaza for Son's Wedding

As part of policy placing pressure on Hamas to free captive Israelis, IDF denies entry to Gaza for relatives of Hamas leader.Yedidyah Ben-Or, 8/20/2015, 3:57 PM

Israel to Reduce Number of Israeli Arabs who Enter Gaza

In the interest of their safety, Israel will reduce the number of Israeli Arabs who are allowed to enter Gaza.Kobi Finkler, 7/24/2015, 4:43 AM

Israel Cancels Travel Permits to Gaza After Terror Attacks

Palestinian Arabs barred from traveling to the Hamas stronghold after the group claims responsibility for shooting attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2015, 4:32 PM

Israel Lets 14,000 Tons of Building Material into Gaza

Despite Hamas using building material to rebuild terror attack tunnels, Israel lets through single largest shipment since last war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2015, 1:28 PM

PA Cars Let over 'Green Line' in First Since Second Intifada

Security risk? Israel lets Arab medical staff with PA plates drive in from Judea-Samaria, has PA police guard entrances to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2015, 4:34 PM

Israel Lets 1,000 Tons of Cement Into Gaza

Largest load of building materials since Hamas's war let in under Qatar funding, despite evidence materials used to rebuild terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2015, 7:39 PM

EU 5 Praise Israel's Gaza Work

Five leading European Union countries praise Israel’s Gaza rebuilding efforts, criticize the PA. Hamas: 'We're Ready for War'.Hillel Fendel, 3/16/2015, 4:26 PM

Part of Ceasefire Deal? Dual-Use Cement Allowed into Gaza

Days after 5-year truce talks including ease of imports leaked, Portland cement allowed in to Gaza - despite terror tunnel rebuilding.Ari Yashar, 3/11/2015, 6:44 PM

Israel to Double Water Supply to Gaza

COGAT says it hopes Hamas will not steal water from citizens as it steals construction materials to build terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2015, 4:46 PM

How Many Arabs, Jews Live in Judea-Samaria?

Gap of over one million people in census data from Judea-Samaria population counts; experts accuse PA of falsifying, omitting information.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2014, 4:23 PM

Israel Confirms Gazans will be Allowed to Pray on Temple Mount

As part of a series of gestures over the upcoming Eid al Adha holiday, 500 Gazans will be allowed to travel to Temple Mount.Yishai Karov, 10/2/2014, 5:43 AM

Judea-Samaria Population Growth Double Israeli National Average

Two percent growth in first half of 2014 occured despite unprecedented freeze in building by Israeli government.Ari Soffer, 9/16/2014, 7:25 PM

4,000 Dunams in Judea and Samaria to Become State Land

Government announces process that will enable development of Israel's biblical heartland; meanwhile previous promises still unfulfilled.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 8/31/2014, 9:43 AM

Israel, PA Reach Compromise Over 'State of Palestine' Papers

Gazans to be allowed into Israel for medical treatment if "State of Palestine" is blurred from their entry papers.Elad Benari, 2/13/2014, 5:44 AM

Gazans Refused Entry to Israel over 'State of Palestine' Papers

Defense Ministry confirms patients were turned away for incorrectly-marked papers, but says urgent cases allowed through.Tova Dvorin and AFP, 2/12/2014, 6:32 PM

'Besieged' Gaza Gets Diesel Through Israel

Gaza, whose Hamas leaders claim is under an “Israeli siege”, receives PA-bought diesel through a border crossing with Israel.Elad Benari, 12/16/2013, 5:46 AM

EU 'Concerned' About Israeli Cold Shoulder in Yesha

European Union expresses concern over Israeli directive to suspend contact with Europe on matters related to Judea, Samaria and Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/26/2013, 10:08 PM

Yaalon: Don't Cooperate with EU

Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon orders that any EU request relating to Judea, Samaria and Gaza be turned down because of its latest ban.Elad Benari, 7/26/2013, 3:42 AM

BDS Fail: Grateful Gaza Farmers Attend Israeli Seminar

Sixty farmers learn cultivation methods, credit Israel with doubling their watermelon crop yields.Gil Ronen, 7/8/2013, 3:21 PM

Israel Allows Turkish Food Trucks into Gaza

A spokesman for COGAT announced that Israel had approved the transfer of three trucks of food supplied by the Turkish government into Gaza.Elad Benari, 3/7/2013, 1:13 AM

Gaza Supplies Locked Out with Hamas Border Closure

More than 70 flatbed trucks of foodstuffs and other goods are sitting at the Kerem Shalom border crossing, locked out by Hamas.Chana Ya'ar, 3/5/2013, 4:46 AM

Turkey Undermines Israel at NATO, But Wins Gaza Shipments

Israel allows Turkey to ship materials and experts to Gaza despite Ankara's attempts to undermine the Jewish State in NATO.Chana Ya'ar, 2/12/2013, 4:46 AM