'Set a date for demolition of illegal Arab construction'

Supreme Court orders State to set date for demolition of illegal Arab construction in Gush Etzion, after execution delayed by over 5 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 9:26 AM

UN: Construction in Judea and Samaria 'must cease immediately'

UN rep condemns Israel's approval of construction of Jewish homes. "A flagrant violation of international law.”Sam Sokol, JTA, 8/7/2019, 6:33 PM

EU condemns approval of construction in Judea and Samaria

EU condemns Israel's approval of construction of Jewish homes, says "all settlement activity is illegal under international law".Elad Benari, 8/7/2019, 12:07 AM

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

Construction of 715 units for Arabs in Area C approved

Constructions of thousands of housing units in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria will also be approved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 10:29 PM

Ukraine plans construction atop Holocaust-era mass graves

Israel, Jewish community leaders protest planned building on mass graves of Holocaust victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 6/18/2019, 12:00 PM

Building permits in Judea and Samaria to be delayed?

Civil Administration employees implement sanctions, threatening last Supreme Planning Council meeting before the elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 9:06 PM

10,000 apartments to be built in Jerusalem for haredim

Jerusalem City Council set to approve plans to build 2 new neighborhoods for haredim, expansion of current neighborhoods.Gary Willig, 2/28/2019, 7:36 PM

1,113 apartments approved for construction in Judea and Samaria

Plans to build over 1,000 housing units in Gush Etzion approved, a further 400 approved in interim stage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2018, 4:32 PM

'Stop trading in bodies'

Efrat Council head critical of other Judea and Samaria heads for demand to build following terror attacks. 'Building must be routine.'Ido Ben Porat, 12/25/2018, 2:56 PM

Thousands of Bedouin to be evacuated for extension of Highway 6

State to provide new homes, 250,000 shekels to each of the 1,000 families to be relocated to allow extension of Negev highway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2018, 6:25 PM

20,000 housing units approved for Ma'aleh Adumim

Construction Ministry approves 20,000 units for Ma'aleh Adumim at cost of NIS 2.8 billion. 470 units to be built immediately.Gary Willig, 10/28/2018, 10:45 PM

Coming soon: Jewish construction in Nahalat Shimon

Committee to discuss 2 plans for construction of 15 housing units in the Nahalat Shimon neighborhood on two plots owned by Jews from abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2018, 7:18 PM

Construction in Beit El finally underway

After a decade of promises, construction begins on 300 housing units PM pledged for years in Samaria community.Hezki Baruch, 9/20/2018, 4:55 PM

France condemns Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria

France says new housing units for Judea and Samaria harm a future Palestinian state.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/24/2018, 10:24 PM

Erekat: U.S. encouraging 'settlements'

PLO official blasts approval of new construction in Judea and Samaria, says it is encouraged by the United States.Dalit Halevi, 8/24/2018, 3:05 AM

'Prime Minister's Office not delaying construction in Jerusalem'

Housing price index rises for first time in almost a year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2018, 8:21 AM

For the first time in decades: New hotels at the Dead Sea:

Tourism Ministry: El-Ad Group won tender, 400 new guest rooms will be built at Dead Sea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 10:05 AM

'No Islamic mini-state in Israel'

Housing Minister says government easing construction times, must assert sovereignty in face of illegal construction in south.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2018, 8:54 PM

2,500 units in Judea and Samaria to be approved for construction

2,500 new housing units to be approved for immediate construction, while plans for another 1,400 units to advance, across 30 communities.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 5/24/2018, 9:55 AM

300 Beit El housing units to finally be built

Tenders issued for housing units promised for years but repeatedly delayed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2018, 9:51 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

1,285 new units to be constructed in Judea and Samaria

Planning Council of Judea and Samaria, headed by Defense Minister, to convene tomorrow to grant final approval for building plans.Uzi Baruch, 1/9/2018, 7:37 PM

Judea and Samaria are suffering a 'silent building freeze'

YESHA Council Chairman Hananel Dorani says lack of construction in Judea, Samaria, due to inability to deal with bureaucracy.Shimon Cohen, 1/8/2018, 10:11 AM

Construction in Samaria town: 'Realization of a dream'

Community of Bruchin undertakes project to become 'pearl of Samaria' after 18 years of bureaucratic red-tape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2017, 9:06 PM

Israel to build 14,000 new housing units in Jerusalem

Following Trump's recognition of Jerusalem, Housing Minister began to promote plan to build thousands of housing units in the capital.Ido Ben Porat, 12/8/2017, 1:07 AM

Samaria town recognized - 26 years after its establishment

Families in Rehelim will finally be permitted to build permanent homes to replace caravans placed there 26 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2017, 4:02 PM

240 homes approved in eastern Jerusalem

City planning committee approves 90 homes in Gilo, 150 in Ramat Shlomo.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2017, 7:15 PM

'There are permits - but almost no construction'

Agriculture Minister welcomes new building permits for Judea and Samaria - but adds that few houses are actually being built.Hezki Baruch, 10/22/2017, 4:21 PM

'There is no funding for settlements' security'

Defense Minister says no budget currently exists for necessary security plans, but says solution will be found.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2017, 4:52 PM

'Build bypass roads to prevent future murders'

Welfare Minister demands PM explain why the number of houses being built is far lower than the number of houses approved.Hezki Baruch, 10/15/2017, 9:47 PM

'We have to change the system'

Head of Gush Etzion Regional Council welcomes new building permits, but says process in which construction is approved "overseas" must end.Hezki Baruch, 10/11/2017, 2:08 AM

'Judea and Samaria construction practices must change'

MK Smotrich calls to change Judea and Samaria building permit methods saying his party must demand this immediately after holidays.Betzalel Smotrich, 10/10/2017, 10:34 PM

Can Netanyahu's promise to Hevron ever be fulfilled?

PM allows building permits for new construction in Hevron - without allocating land, effectively blocking construction.Nitzan Keidar, 10/1/2017, 9:52 PM

Minister: I was unaware of infrastructure work on Rosh Hashana

Labor Minister Katz denies responsibility for permitting construction work in Tel Aviv over Rosh Hashanah.Michal Levy, 9/25/2017, 11:03 AM

Bnei Brak appeals Shabbat light rail construction

Predominantly haredi city blasts plans to carry out infrastructure work for new light rail train on Shabbat, in violation of agreement.Haim Lev, 9/25/2017, 8:40 AM

Northern Jerusalem to get its own Central Bus Station

Transportation Ministry begins work on Central Bus Station for residents of northern Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 9/18/2017, 12:16 PM

Worker electrocuted to death in northern Israel

Electrocution accidents in northern, southern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2017, 12:46 PM

Work halted on new town for Amona evictees

Construction halted after State fails to transfer required budget. PM orders immediate resumption of work.Uzi Baruch, 7/25/2017, 2:57 PM

'Law to require government to fulfill promises must pass'

MK Smotrich says MKs who said PM must fulfill promise to build in Beit El must vote for bill or violate their own promises.Eliran Aharon, 6/29/2017, 9:44 PM

Likud minister: Why are we approving construction for Arabs?

Culture Minister Regev asks why Israel should approve 15,000 housing units for Arabs in Area C, when they build nonstop in areas A and B.Hezki Baruch, 6/18/2017, 1:55 PM

'We will insist Netanyahu keep his promises'

Beit El leaders say PM making Religious Zionists into joke, promise consequences.Eliran Aharon, 6/18/2017, 11:15 AM

"Netanyahu is afraid of his own shadow"

Beit El leader says PM still acting like Obama is president out of fear of the response from the US and leftists.Shimon Cohen, 6/14/2017, 7:09 PM

'We have partners in the US - this is a dramatic change'

Head of Jordan Valley Regional Council says construction in Judea and Samaria can finally be carried out at a reasonable pace.Benny Toker, 6/8/2017, 6:51 PM

'Restore Jewish property rights before approving Arab building'

As government weighs granting Palestinian Authority right to build in Area C, Jewish owners of land in Area B cannot exercise their rights.Reut Hadar, 5/21/2017, 8:04 PM

Beit Shemesh to double in size

Netanyahu praises building in Beit Shemesh, says city will be model of haredi-secular integration and cooperation.Haim Lev, 4/3/2017, 3:06 PM

Report: US-Israel talks on construction suspended

Talks between Trump Administration and Netanyahu government on construction in Judea and Samaria reportedly stopped.JTA, 4/2/2017, 5:44 PM

Netanyahu: No agreement yet with US on construction

PM Netanyahu's office says no agreement yet on subject of construction in Judea, Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 3/25/2017, 10:51 PM

White House: No agreement yet on construction

White House says no agreements have been reached with Israel on construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 3/24/2017, 5:46 AM

Construction in Judea and Samaria rises 40% in 2016

Housing starts reach 'second highest number in 15 years.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2017, 7:35 PM

Israel, U.S. aim to achieve formula on construction

Netanyahu and Trump's envoy meet for five hours, discuss construction in Judea and Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 3/14/2017, 12:36 AM

Tel Aviv train station closes for six days

Tel Aviv train station closes, government provides passengers with buses and a shuttle service.Chana Roberts, 3/6/2017, 1:12 PM

'We set policy for ourselves'

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon responds to the recent White House suggestion that Judea/Samaria construction 'may not' help peace.Tal Polon, 2/3/2017, 8:54 AM

'No to construction only in the blocs'

Yesha Council protests government plans to build only in major blocs in Judea and Samaria, says now is the time to change policy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2017, 10:59 PM

'Government prioritizes PA over Israeli citizens'

MK Bezalel Smotrich criticizes government for raising income tax for Palestinian Authority Arabs, says Israeli citizens will pay the price.Ido Ben Porat, 1/23/2017, 12:14 PM

France took part in illegal construction in Israel

Israeli Foreign Ministry clarifies that the French citizens who condemned Israel for demolishing illegal structures in Area C should have reArutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2016, 1:54 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