Ex Shin Bet chief: 'Annexing Judea and Samaria a terrible idea'

Former Shin Bet head Yoram Cohen expresses strong opposition to annexation of Judea and Samaria. 'Not worth it to take irreversible steps.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2018, 12:09 PM

Judea and Samaria salutes President Trump

Josh Hasten interviews representatives from Judea and Samaria about the significance of moving the US embassy to Jerusalem.The Land Of Israel Network, 5/15/2018, 4:44 AM

'Israeli control over Judea, Samaria - a security necessity'

Housing Minister explains why Israel's security requires an Israeli hold of Judea and Samaria and the Jordan Valley.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2018, 7:55 AM

Judea and Samaria traffic police ticket 593 in recent crackdown

Enforcement focused on driving in a manner that endangers others and aggressive, bullying driving.Tzvi Lev, 5/6/2018, 10:42 AM

'The era of uprooting settlements for no reason has ended'

MKs, ministers praise committee report detailing legal means of preventing destruction of thousands of Jewish homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2018, 11:54 AM

The solution that will save thousands of Jewish homes?

Committee of legal experts releases recommendations to prevent demolition of 7,000 structures in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2018, 10:14 AM

Planes landing at Ben Gurion now fly over Samaria

Runway upgrades at Ben Gurion Airport cause flight path changes.Ido Ben Porat, 4/30/2018, 11:07 AM

PA preparing for 'Nakba Day'

Nakba Day events in Judea and Samaria to include riots and mourning over the "catastrophe" of the establishment of the State of Israel.Dalit Halevi, 4/27/2018, 4:37 AM

State Dep't won't say if it views Judea, Samaria as 'occupied'

State Department won't say if it views Judea, Samaria, Golan or Gaza as “occupied territory” after removing term from human rights report.Ben Ariel, 4/26/2018, 6:16 AM

Amb Friedman seeks to call Judea and Samaria by biblical names

Senior officials say US Ambassador to Israel seeking to be able to say 'Judea and Samaria; in official statements instead of 'West Bank.'Gary Willig, 4/25/2018, 5:52 PM

International law and the State of Israel

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich: Israel liberated its own territory in 1967. Therefor the Fourth Geneva Convention (FGC) does not apply and the settlements are legal. Ted Belman, 4/24/2018, 11:30 PM

Drones banned in Judea, Samaria

New ban prohibits owning unmanned, remote-controlled aerial devices. Prohibition applies to Israelis and Arabs alike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2018, 10:32 AM

IDF rounds up 19 terror suspects

More than 15 of the suspects are wanted Hamas members, IDF troops close down printing press used for disseminating incitement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2018, 8:18 AM

Trump admin drops references to Judea, Samaria as 'occupied'

In a first for the US, State Department erases references to 'Israeli occupation' in annual report. PA says 'US has sided with Israel.'David Rosenberg, 4/21/2018, 9:51 PM

Suspects in incitement against IDF commander released

Court orders release of two teenagers arrested for posting leaflets against Samaria Regional Brigade Commander.Reut Hadar, 4/20/2018, 5:13 AM

Haaretz: Stats rendered struggle against settlements 'pathetic'

Haaretz editor admits: Growth of Jewish population in Judea, Samaria render struggle against settlements 'pathetic and ineffective'.Baruch Gordon, 4/18/2018, 9:30 AM

Likud minister: 500 new homes to be built in Samaria town

Culture Minister Regev promises approval of 500 new homes, industrial zones, after Independence Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2018, 2:08 PM

Agriculture Minister thanks world Judea and Samaria supporters

Charoset from Golan and wine from Shomron: Israel supporters worldwide receive packages of Judea and Samaria products in honor of Passover.Mordechai Sones, 4/4/2018, 10:50 AM

Itamar resident arrested for possessing 3 illegal aircraft

Judea and Samaria resident found to illegally possess two helicopters and an airplane, as well as a private camouflaged runway.Tzvi Lev, 3/29/2018, 7:32 PM

IDF, police crack down on reckless drivers in Judea and Samaria

Operation underway to cut down on number of fatal accidents on Judea and Samaria roads.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2018, 8:26 PM

General closure on Judea, Samaria, and Gaza declared

Citing security situation, IDF announces closure of crossings to Gaza Strip, Judea and Samaria during Passover festival.David Rosenberg, 3/28/2018, 10:21 AM

'Sovereignty is not the granting of an immediate right to vote'

Deputy Defense Minister says application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria would not make Israel undemocratic.Shimon Cohen, 3/27/2018, 8:37 PM

Will Jewish communities have no water during the summer?

Energy Minister holds urgent meeting with Yesha Council leaders after discovery that water infrastructure plans held up as summer approachesArutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2018, 3:33 PM

Surge in Judea and Samaria building permits in 2017

Five new communities, 2,783 new housing units, and 6,742 housing permits for Judea and Samaria during Trump's first year in office.David Rosenberg, 3/26/2018, 11:13 AM

French consulate official smuggled weapons to Judea, Samaria

Two employees of French consulate in Jerusalem suspected of using consulate vehicle to smuggle guns.David Rosenberg, 3/19/2018, 10:13 AM

Arabs to riot in Judea, Samaria and Gaza

Another day of rioting expected on Friday in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, as Arabs protest U.S. and Israeli policy.Dalit Halevi, 3/16/2018, 1:07 AM

'Declare sovereignty - the world will understand'

Former Minister Gideon Sa'ar tells Yesha leaders this is the opportunity to declare sovereignty of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2018, 6:58 PM

Showing Congress the beauty of Judea and Samaria

Take a peek at the behind-the-scenes activity of bringing senior officials to Israel and presenting it in the most positive light.The Land Of Israel Network, 3/13/2018, 1:12 AM

Civil Admin. shuts down construction of illegal Arab road

Inspectors uncover ground broken for the construction of an illegal route in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2018, 10:24 PM

Fatah official: FIFA caved to Israeli pressure

Jibril Rajoub, who heads the Palestine Football Association, blasts FIFA for failing to ban clubs based in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 2/28/2018, 6:46 AM

Watch: Sovereignty - checkmate!

A history of the political chess game between left and right in Israel, and how the sovereignty movement aims to end the stalemate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2018, 9:24 AM

Watch: Republican congressmen summarize Israel visit

Congressmen Scott Tipton and David B. McKinley discuss visiting Judea and Samaria, their meeting with Netanyahu and U.S.-Israel relations.Yoni Kempinski, 2/26/2018, 1:13 AM

General closure on Judea and Samaria on Purim

Israel to impose general closure on Judea and Samaria during Purim holiday, Crossings to Gaza will be closed as well.Kobi Finkler, 2/26/2018, 12:12 AM

Netanyahu: No deliberations on Sovereignty Law

PM pushes off planned discussion on application of Israeli sovereignty to Judea and Samaria until Knesset's summer session.David Rosenberg, 2/25/2018, 6:39 PM

'The Palestinians live a good life in Samaria'

MK Sharren Haskel tours Samaria with Swedish officials who admit: This is not the picture we are getting in Sweden.Hezki Baruch, 2/23/2018, 4:42 AM

Report: Israel to grant work permits to 100,000 PA laborers

25% increase in the number of work permits issued by Israel to PA workers, rising to 100,000.David Rosenberg, 2/22/2018, 4:34 PM

'Eviction could lead to civil war'

U.S. Ambassador to Israel reportedly warned Jewish leaders that Israel could risk civil war if it evicted communities in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2018, 1:01 AM

After tragedy, police crackdown in Judea and Samaria continues

Police continue crackdown on wild driving on Judea and Samaria roads after tragic accident killed two children from Shavei Shomron.Tzvi Lev, 2/18/2018, 5:07 PM

New regulations end discrimination against 'settlers'

Businesses not providing service in Judea and Samaria must place clear signs or risk criminal charge carrying NIS 10,000 fine.Mordechai Sones, 2/14/2018, 2:02 PM

Justice Minister: We will work with Likud to apply sovereignty

Most government ministers support applying sovereignty to Judea and Samaria, Justice Minister Shaked says.Uzi Baruch, 2/14/2018, 9:58 AM

'We need to remove doubts about settlement enterprise's future'

Former Minister Gideon Sa'ar speaks about importance of applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2018, 4:31 PM

'We don't always have to accept the US position'

Minister Bennett says he will clarify coordination with US over 'sovereignty.' 'US is our greatest friend, but it doesn't have veto power.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2018, 10:17 AM

PA warns Israel against applying sovereignty

Abbas's spokesman threatens that Israel applying sovereignty over Judea and Samaria will lead to an escalation and instability.Dalit Halevi, 2/13/2018, 12:37 AM

'Apply sovereignty - beginning with Area C'

Science Minister Ofir Akunis, at Jerusalem Conference, calls for expulsion of terrorist families in response to terrorist attacks.Yoni Kempinski/Mordechai Sones, 2/12/2018, 10:56 PM

White House denies it discussed 'Sovereignty Law' with Israel

Spokesman for Jared Kushner denies White House discussed Sovereignty Law with Israel - but Netanyahu insists talks took place.David Rosenberg, 2/12/2018, 9:23 PM

PA: Trump admin 'complicit in Israel's annexation plans'

Senior PA official claims US is complicit in Israel's plans to 'annex' Judea and Samaria.David Rosenberg, 2/12/2018, 8:33 PM

Israel discussing Judea, Samaria sovereignty law with Trump WH

Prime Minister reveals that law to apply Israeli sovereignty to Judea and Samaria being discussed with Trump administration.Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2018, 4:49 PM

'Syria is just a tentacle of Iran - Tehran is the real threat'

Education Minister says Israel must engage in multi-pronged campaign to challenge growing Iranian hegemony in the Mideast.Yoni Kempinski, 2/12/2018, 3:51 PM

Gabbay: Annexing Judea and Samaria would be a catastrophe

Labor chief blasts proposal to extend Israeli sovereignty over Judea, Samaria, says idea would be a 'disaster' for the State of Israel.David Rosenberg, 2/11/2018, 10:54 PM

'Palestinian Authority isn't interested in making peace'

'Bibi Netanyahu is a terrific leader,' says Trump, but warns Israel 'must be careful with settlements.' 'Not sure peace talks will happen.'David Rosenberg, 2/11/2018, 6:03 PM

Arabs clash with Israeli forces in 'Day of Rage'

Hundreds of Palestinian Arabs riot during “Day of Rage” declared by Hamas in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/9/2018, 8:59 PM

Chabad hasid donates a quarter million shekels to IDF, police

Australian delegation brings warm clothes to IDF, Border Police, in Judea and Samaria, dedicates event halls to the tune of $71,508.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2018, 4:48 PM

'We will convince Netanyahu to convince the US'

Minister Elkin undeterred by PM's reported delay of Judea and Samaria sovereignty bill. 'Those who persevere will see results.'Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 1:36 PM

Netanyahu blocks Judea and Samaria sovereignty bill

PM instructs that vote in key ministerial committee will only take place after coordination with the Trump administration.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 10:51 AM

'Mr Prime Minister, the time has come for sovereignty'

Jewish Home Minister calls on PM not to block Judea, Samaria sovereignty bill, to come to Ministerial Committee for Legislation this Sunday.Hezki Baruch, 2/8/2018, 10:12 AM

'We have a window of opportunity to settle Judea, Samaria'

The government decision to legalize Havat Gilad greeted by praise - and calls for more far-reaching changes.Tzvi Lev, 2/4/2018, 5:09 PM

Gabbay: If peace talks fail, we should unilaterally withdraw

Zionist Union chairman says Israel should unilaterally withdraw from Judea and Samaria if peace talks with PA fail.Elad Benari, 2/4/2018, 6:36 AM