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Obama administration blasts Israeli housing plans

Senior US official warns Israel over building in Samaria, retroactive approval for existing homes. 'Two state solution being undermined.'David Rosenberg, 8/31/2016, 8:08 PM

Illegal Arab construction threatens Shavei Shomron

Arabs from village of Nakoura east of Shavei Shomron are conducting illegal construction work, endangering access road to the community.Shlomo Pitrokovsky, 8/28/2016, 5:09 PM

Forged Israeli document factory revealed in Samaria

A factory for forged entrance permits to Israel was revealed yesterday in the Samarian village of Akrabeh.Ido Ben Porat, 8/23/2016, 11:16 AM

Congressman who called Yesha Jews 'termites' toured Israel

Hank Johnson, who recently compared Jewish communities over the Green Line to 'termites' toured Israel, including Judea and Samaria in May.JTA, 8/14/2016, 12:25 PM

Kahlon blocks funds for Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria

Finance Minister shuts down talks with Agriculture Ministry over funding for projects across Judea and Samaria.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/11/2016, 11:24 AM

Facing peace push, 'settlers' present a new face to the world

Efrat Mayor Oded Revivi makes the case of the Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria to the world.Andrew Tobin, 8/3/2016, 1:06 AM

PM slams Obama's position on Yesha building as 'unacceptable'

'Building homes in Maale Adumim isn't preventing peace,' says Netanyahu during Africa trip.David Rosenberg, 7/6/2016, 9:01 PM

Glick: 'We haven't given up on the Gaza Strip'

New Likud MK Yehuda Glick pledges to promote interests of Judea & Samaria residents, keep hopes alive for return to Gush Katif.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/27/2016, 10:02 PM

Obama administration: 'Settlements are corrosive'

State Department, Zionist Union condemn spending program to strengthen, secure Yesha towns.David Rosenberg, 6/19/2016, 10:57 PM

Netanyahu visits Judea-Samaria expo in the Kremlin

As PM visits, Yesha Council holds pavilion of local goods in Moscow for first time; Minister Erdan lauds victory over BDS.Eliran Aharon, 6/7/2016, 1:36 PM

Judea and Samaria top Shabbat destination for haredi students

But growing connections between haredi yeshiva students and national-religious towns in Judea and Samaria have some in haredi world worried.David Rosenberg, 6/5/2016, 11:16 AM

Kahlon: BDS cannot win

The Finance Minister participated Monday in the opening of a new mall in Gush Etzion and met with the heads of the Yesha Council.Eliran Aharon, 4/11/2016, 1:15 PM

Yesha Council to demand: Stop the incitement

Yesha Council to protest outside Cabinet meeting and demand that the Israeli government take active steps to stop Palestinian incitement.Uzi Baruch, 2/19/2016, 2:12 AM

Gov't quietly approves EU-funded illegal Arab construction

Government avoids enforcing demolition orders of EU-funded illegal buildings. Illegal Arab land grabs 'not a top priority,' say officials.David Rosenberg, 2/17/2016, 10:39 PM

450% increase in EU-funded illegal Arab construction

1,000 illegal Arab buildings in Judea and Samaria constructed with European funds in effort to create facts on the ground.David Rosenberg, 2/17/2016, 4:24 PM

Israeli outrage over US Judea-Samaria labeling 'deception'

Legal forum says US guidelines a covert policy change; Dept. Minister warns 'red line was crossed,' Yesha Council slams 'malice and fraud.'Ari Yashar, 2/17/2016, 8:59 AM

'You could have woken up with an MK held hostage in Ramallah'

MKs blast dangers of discrimination against Jews in Judea, Samaria in terms of cell phone access, noting potential disasters.David Rosenberg, 2/15/2016, 9:18 PM

Victim's family heard about her death on the radio

Regional authorities ask Health Minister to make clear procedures in terror attack, after Dafna Meir's husband learned of death on radio.Orli Harari, 1/27/2016, 11:51 AM

'EU labeling is one step before a total boycott on Israel'

After leftist and Arab MKs support labeling in Knesset Committee, Yesha Council head warns EU views Golan the same, will boycott all.Hezki Baruch, 12/7/2015, 3:08 PM

Once again, Gush Etzion residents face the stress of Arab terror

Residents keeping a stiff upper lip, but don't deny it's tough; 'No one is giving up their daily lives, but the stress is unfathomable.'Raphael Poch, 11/25/2015, 6:20 PM

After deadly attacks, Gush Etzion taking no chances on security

Gush Etzion Regional Council tells Arutz Sheva how it's protecting residents from unrelenting Arab terrorism.Raphael Poch, 11/25/2015, 2:43 PM

Just who is Europe harming?

Yesha Council publishes figures, showing 62% of workers in 890 Jewish factories now targeted in EU labeling are in fact Palestinian Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015, 10:02 PM

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

Rajoub: Bus Bombs in Tel Aviv Out, Shooting Settlers In

The Yesha Council is demanding that something be done about restraining the incitement of top Fatah terrorist Jibril Rajoub.Hezki Baruch, 10/19/2015, 8:06 PM

Jerusalem Rally Against Terror Canceled Amid Flurry of Attacks

So as not to overburden police dealing with lethal terror, Yesha Council calls off huge rally outside Prime Minister's Residence.Yoni Kempinski, 10/13/2015, 3:59 PM

Yesha Council: Build in Response to Abbas's Threats

Yesha Council urges the government to announce new construction in Judea and Samaria as a response to PA chairman's UN speech.Uzi Baruch, 10/1/2015, 3:15 AM

Avi Zimmerman Takes Ariel's Case to the World

Meet the executive director of the Ariel Foundation, who tells Ariel's story to people all over the world.Judy Simon, 5/8/2015, 2:13 AM

'High Court Ignored Law' in Ordering Destruction of Samaria Town

Yesha Council strikes back at High Court order of demolition for Amona, noting Arab petitions have failed to prove ownership.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 12/26/2014, 11:52 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

EU: Keep 'Settler Eggs' Away from Us

The European Union on Thursday banned the import of poultry and eggs from Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, and from Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 5/22/2014, 2:47 PM

'Peace Run' Dealt a Blow After PA Insists: No Jews Allowed

Unique event to 'inspire coexistence' undermined by Palestinian Authority's objection to the presence of Jews.Ari Soffer, 5/18/2014, 6:36 PM

Congressmen See Ancient Jewish History in Judea

US Congressmen Harris and DeSantis learn of 'thousands of years of Jewish history' in Gush Etzion, say US media misses reality.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 5/13/2014, 7:10 PM

PA Admits 'Blackmailing' Israel To Free Terrorists

Spokesman of Abbas's party reveals use of UN recognition to 'blackmail' releases; confirms Judea Samaria council accusations.Ari Yashar, 4/1/2014, 7:20 PM

Judea Samaria Council Slams 'US Bribery, Arab Blackmail'

Yesha Council denounces US proposal to release Pollard in exchange for hundreds of terrorists and partial building freeze.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 4/1/2014, 5:10 PM

Sheikh Insists 'Israel is the Land of the Jewish People'

Jordanian Sheikh writes in Yesha Council pamphlet that Mecca, not Jerusalem, is the Muslim capital - and the Koran proves it.Tova Dvorin, 3/14/2014, 10:57 AM

U.S. Congressmen in Samaria: Israel is an Important Friend

Senator Bill Johnson and Congressman David McKinley visit Judea and Samaria, affirm their country's friendship with Israel.Yoni Kempinski and Elad Benari, 2/26/2014, 4:16 AM

Soldiers Catch Arabs with Bombs, Prevent Terror Attack

Alert IDF soldiers catch six pipe bombs in the possession of two Palestinian Arabs in the Shomron.Elad Benari, 2/24/2014, 1:14 AM

'We Will Rebuild'

Sagi Kaisler, whose home was destroyed last week by authorities in an apparently politically-motivated incident, says he's down but not out.Gil Ronen, Ari Soffer and Yoni Kempinski, 2/9/2014, 3:42 PM

Samaria: Arrests, Injuries as Security Forces Clash with Rioters

Joint operation seizes machine gun, terror suspects.Ari Soffer, 2/5/2014, 10:54 AM

Former MK Eldad Criticizes 'Spineless' Right

Former MK Professor Aryeh Eldad says that the right should criticize Netanyahu and not Kerry.Elad Benari, 2/3/2014, 5:42 AM

Judea, Samaria Leaders Unconcerned by Lapid Funding Cut

Reports of Yesha Council taking 80% of building freeze compensation money will quickly be proven false, local leaders say.Maayana Miskin, 2/2/2014, 2:13 PM

Lapid Cuts Off Money to Judea and Samaria

All money transfers to Judea and Samaria stopped after Channel 2 publication claiming compensation money went to Yesha Council 'illegally.'Ari Yashar, 2/1/2014, 9:41 PM

Jews Boycotting Jews

, 1/28/2014, 11:01 AM

Security Services Make Samaria Man 'Disappear'

Yehuda Landsberg of Havat Gilad has not been heard from since arrest by the Shabak one week ago; accused of 'price tagging'.Ari Yashar, 1/24/2014, 1:37 PM

Samaria Mixed Buses 'Pressure Cooker About To Blow'

Knesset committee discusses the danger faced by Samaria residents since Arab undocumented workers allowed on buses.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2014, 7:01 PM

Boaz Albert Freed At Last

Samaria resident released from prison after 4 months, refused to be released till draconian distancing order lifted.Ari Yashar, 1/17/2014, 12:00 PM

Despite Attacks Esh Kodesh Keeps Rolling Sushi

Esh Kodesh residents open new sushi restaurant which delivers throughout Samaria, undaunted by Kusra near-lynching.Ari Yashar, 1/16/2014, 8:11 PM

Terrorists Open Fire at Shomron Resident

Terrorists open fire at the vehicle of a resident of Havat Gilad, who miraculously is unhurt.Elad Benari, 1/16/2014, 4:43 AM

Far-Left Rabbis For Human Rights 'Fabricated Attack'

Rabbis for Human Rights caught lying about olive tree branches cut down in Samaria Arab village by Esh Kodesh residents.Ari Yashar, 1/13/2014, 2:32 PM

Rock Attack: 'They Threw the Stones to Kill Me'

33 year old Karnei Shomron resident attacked while driving in Samaria: 'there's glass in my eyes and mouth.'Ari Yashar, 1/8/2014, 10:35 AM

Judge Accepts Appeal on Administrative Order

Appeal overturns detention of nationalist activist from Samaria over administrative order, gives option of release to Golan Heights.Ari Yashar, 1/6/2014, 10:00 AM

Kerry Mocked in New Nationalist Campaign

A new online campaign warns against Kerry’s plans to impose an agreement with the Palestinian Authority on Israel.Elad Benari, 1/6/2014, 5:46 AM

Watch: MKs Visit Jordan Valley, Express Support

MKs tour Jordan Valley, pour foundation cement for new homes. Video shows MKs present at the event.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2014, 1:28 PM

Shomron Activists Arrested Outside Kerry's Hotel

Shomron residents protest outside Kerry's hotel, call on him not to force Israel to give up land for peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2014, 4:16 AM

Rabbis From Across the World Visit Samaria, Oppose Boycott

International delegation of rabbis and community leaders visit Samaria; 'Judea and Samaria an inseparable part of the Jewish state'.Ari Soffer, 1/1/2014, 6:22 PM

Hassidic Rebbe And Samaria Rabbis Form Pact

In meeting unity pledged between Hareidi-religious and national religious rabbis to support Torah study.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2013, 3:07 PM

Two Hurt in Samaria Rock Attack

A man and woman in their 30s suffer minor injuries as Arab terrorists throw rocks at cars in the Western Shomron.Elad Benari, 12/25/2013, 1:15 AM