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Young terror victim's mother slams Peace Now head

Mother of Hallel Ariel slams Yariv Oppenheimer for saying houses approved in Kiryat Arba give Palestinians 'a reason to blow up.'Rachel Kaplan, 7/4/2016, 4:29 PM

Israel slams EU building in Judea-Samaria

EU rushes to condemn Israeli construction, but has itself built 200 illegal structures for Palestinians in recent years.Cynthia Blank, 2/4/2016, 9:10 AM

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

20,000 Chinese Workers to Bring Down House Prices

Finance Ministry says Chinese builders work 50% faster than others; PM announces move as gov't seeks to tackle rising living costs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2015, 4:48 PM

MK Rages Against Building as Response to Terror

MK Yoel Hasson says gov't 'endangering' Israel by engaging idea of building in Judea-Samaria as response to terror.Orli Harari, 7/1/2015, 3:01 PM

New Government to Legalize Jewish Buildings

Coalition deal between Likud and Jewish Home establishes team to arrange legality of buildings and neighborhoods.Reut Hadar, Ari Yashar, 5/8/2015, 11:39 AM

Israel Approves 900 New Homes in Ramat Shlomo

Jerusalem district planning committee gives builders go-ahead to start construction in Ramat Shlomo five years after first announced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2015, 2:49 PM

Ramat Shlomo Construction to Receive Approval

Five years after first announcement, Jerusalem neighborhood poised to receive approval for 1,500 new housing units.Cynthia Blank, 5/3/2015, 1:20 PM

Tekuma: Judea and Samaria Construction 'Red Line'

If Bibi does not commit to massive building in Judea-Samaria, Jewish Home should not join the government, says MK Ariel's faction.Moshe Cohen, 4/29/2015, 5:09 PM

EU Causes Quartet and Peace Process Meltdown

The EU has shamefully violated the Oslo Accords and its own statements by building in Area C. David Singer, 2/19/2015, 5:57 PM

Arab Arrested for Throwing Rock At Jewish School

Parents of children in a haredi kindergarten in Ashdod said that they felt unsafe after an Arab threw a large rock into the schoolMoshe Cohen, 2/8/2015, 7:40 PM

'The Settlement Floodgates Have Opened'

Radical NGO reports government announced 450 new homes in Judea-Samaria region 'for elections'; PLO calls it a 'war crime.'Ari Yashar, 1/30/2015, 11:17 AM

Law Enforced in 'East Jerusalem' - Against Jews

Municipality 'finally crosses Green Line to enforce law'; no, not the 57 illegal mosques - sukkah boards left up in synagogue yard.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2015, 8:40 PM

Govt. to Build 100,000 Apartments on Vacated Bases

Prime Minister Netanyahu plans to release land to developers for up to 100,000 housing units in the center of the country.Yaakov Levi, 1/4/2015, 5:16 PM

Congress Demands Clarification on Israel Sanctions

45 GOP Congressmen demand president clarify reports White House considering sanctions against Israel for Jerusalem building.Mark Langfan, 12/6/2014, 6:40 PM

Jerusalem to Invest Millions in Har Homa

Development project to rehabilitate Har Homa neighborhood to be implemented within weeks, include parks, roads, green spaces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2014, 8:20 PM

Minister: 2015 to be Banner Year for Home Building

The Housing Ministry says that 46,000 homes will be completed between January and October of 2015 - far more than this year.Moshe Cohen , 11/30/2014, 5:35 PM

Gaza Construction Workers Allowed Into Israel

Despite Arab attacks, 8,000 additional workers allowed into Israel, including from the Hamas-stronghold of Gaza.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/26/2014, 2:28 PM

Approved: 78 Jewish Homes to Be Built in Jerusalem

50 homes in Har Homa, 28 in Ramot, in latest building tender announcement for the capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2014, 5:48 PM

EU Denies it Planned Sanctions Against Israel

Mogherini: EU document proposing sanctions for 'settlement building' was only a 'hypothesis', still 'deplores' construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2014, 8:46 PM

FM: No Limits on Jewish Construction in Jerusalem

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman fires back at EU condemnation of 'settlement building,' says limitations are 'unacceptable.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2014, 11:12 AM

Psaki: J'lem Construction 'Exacerbates' Violence

State Department insists construction 'flies in the face' of the two-state solution in latest backlash against Jewish homes in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2014, 12:15 AM

Approved: 200 Jewish Homes in Jerusalem

Commitee for Jerusalem construction approves building tenders, in first stage of effort to build 600 homes in packed capital.Nir Har-Zahav, Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2014, 3:57 PM

EU: 'Return to Violence' if Talks Stay Stalled

EU foreign affairs chief blithely claims talks could prevent months-long violence, reiterates opposition to 'settlement building.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2014, 11:46 AM

Mogherini: Jewish Homes 'Detrimental' to Peace

Federica Mogherini says building Jewish homes in capital questions Israel's 'commitment to peace' prior to official visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2014, 3:38 PM

Erekat: Homes in J'lem 'Slap in the Face' to US

PA chief negotiator Saeb Erekat livid over more construction announcements, claims move insults US, international community, peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2014, 11:40 AM

Danish FM Condemns Jerusalem Construction

Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard, in Israel for a visit, says new Jerusalem construction "hinders negotiations".Elad Benari, 11/4/2014, 3:14 AM

US: Decision to Build Homes in J'lem 'Unfortunate'

In repeat of last week's criticism, State Dept. claims building Jewish homes in the capital is 'illegitimate settlement activity.'Eliran Aharon, 11/3/2014, 8:36 PM

Approved: 400 Apartments to Be Built in Jerusalem

Just one week after 1,000 housing units broke de facto freeze in the capital, Ramat Shlomo to see another 400 Jewish homes built.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2014, 5:14 PM

Agencies' Tiff Could Make Cost of Homes Skyrocket

Israel's housing market just got more expensive, after the JNF canceled an agreement with the Israel Lands Administration.Moshe Cohen, 10/30/2014, 12:13 PM

UN: Construction 'Violates International Law'

In emergency session, UN Security Council discusses Israel's plan to build new homes in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 10/30/2014, 4:44 AM

State Dept: Our View on 'Settlements' is Clear

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki responds to Netanyahu's declaration that Israel will continue to build in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 10/29/2014, 3:12 AM

UNSC to Meet over Israeli Building in Jerusalem

UNSC to hold 'emergency meeting' in response to Jordanian request after Israel announces new Jewish homes in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2014, 5:10 PM

Edelstein: 'American Critics Are Out of Touch'

Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem are not up for grabs, says Edelstein, calling to 'end discrimination against Judea and Samaria.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 10/28/2014, 3:54 PM

PM: Int'l Criticism, Not Building, Impedes Peace

PM fires back at US statement that Jewish homes hinder peace, says building in capital is the same as doing so in Paris or London.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2014, 2:46 PM

Erekat: Construction Punishable Under Int'l Law

Palestinian Authority officials condemn Israel's decision to build in Jerusalem, call on international community to take action.Elad Benari, 10/28/2014, 6:13 AM

Jordan to Request UNSC Session on Behalf of PA

Jordan will ask for the Security Council to discuss Israeli construction in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2014, 5:15 AM

Source: The World 'Will Get Over It'

A diplomatic source responds to the criticism over Israel's plans to build in Jerusalem. "Israel has the right to build anywhere."Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 10/28/2014, 4:14 AM

State Dept: Jewish Homes 'Incompatible with Peace'

US blasts Israel for building in J'lem, says Jewish apartments are 'illegitimate settlement activity' that 'prejudges' capital's future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2014, 9:44 PM

EU Threatens Israel - Again - Over J'lem Housing

EU dangles 'future development of relations with Israel' on peace talks, claims Jewish homes 'question Israel's commitment to peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2014, 7:53 PM

As Knesset Reconvenes, PM Draws Israel's Red Lines

PM vows that Israel will not yield on 3 issues: Jerusalem, Temple Mount, and a Palestinian state without 'mutual recognition.'Tova Dvorin, 10/27/2014, 5:45 PM

'Israel has Lost the Media to the World'

Deputy Minister admits Israel losing the media war, but insists: 'it is our duty to build, just like in Washington, Paris, London.'Tova Dvorin, Ornit Atzar, 10/27/2014, 5:08 PM

PA Official: J'lem Building Will Cause 'Explosion'

Senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub says Israeli plans to build homes for Jews in Jerusalem will lead to 'explosion' in violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2014, 12:48 PM

Leftists Outraged at New Construction Plan

"Netanyahu is working for the settlers", says Meretz chairwoman amid reports that Netanyahu will approve new homes in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 10/27/2014, 3:16 AM

Jordan: 'Settlement' Construction Endangers Peace

Jordanian ambassador says that continued Israeli construction in Judea and Samaria would jeopardize peace agreement.Uzi Baruch, 10/27/2014, 2:16 AM

Bennett: Only Building Will End Jerusalem Terror

Building was the appropriate response to Wednesday's terror attack, says Economics Minister Naftali Bennett.Yaakov Levi, 10/23/2014, 8:33 AM

PM: Nothing Can Stop Us From Building In Jerusalem

Israel will continue to build in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday.Moshe Cohen, 10/19/2014, 9:08 PM

Herzog Blasts Netanyahu Over Spat with Washington

Opposition leader has sharp criticism for Netanyahu after White House spokesman blasts PM for critcizing American values.Elad Benari, 10/7/2014, 6:16 AM

Rivlin: Jerusalem is Our Capital

Amid a spat with Washington over construction in Jerusalem, PM Netanyahu and President Rivlin meet to discuss Netanyahu's visit to U.S.Ben Ariel, 10/7/2014, 12:45 AM

Apartment Glut as Israelis Wait for Zero VAT

As of June 30, there were 94,450 homes and apartments under construction in Israel; by August 31, 26,920 were still unsold.Moshe Cohen, 10/6/2014, 9:53 PM

White House: Our 'Values' Built Iron Dome

The tit for tat between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the White House on building in Givat Hamatos continued Monday.Yaakov Levi, 10/6/2014, 9:30 PM

Netanyahu: Criticism is Against American Values

In CBS interview, Prime Minister Netanyahu says he is "baffled" by U.S. condemnation of Israeli plans to build in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 10/6/2014, 3:45 AM

MK Maklev: Shut Down Route 1 Work for Holiday

UTJ MK Uri Maklev would like to give workers building the new Route 1 a few days off - during chol hamo'ed Sukkot.Moshe Cohen, 10/5/2014, 7:45 PM

EU Threatens Israel Over Construction Plans

Once again, EU says the future of its Israel relations depend on 'commitment to peace' - following their agenda in the Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2014, 12:45 PM

PM Returns to Israel, Praises 'National Mission'

'I told the truth in the meetings that I held,' Netanyahu notes, summing up eventful Washington trip.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 10/3/2014, 11:08 AM

ADL Slams Obama Over 'Myopic' Criticism of Israel

Anti-Defamation League criticizes the tone and timing of the Obama administration’s criticism of Israel's construction in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2014, 5:16 AM

U.S. to Netanyahu: We Have the Facts

State Department spokeswoman dismisses Netanyahu's statement that Washington didn't have the facts when it condemned Jerusalem construction.Elad Benari, 10/3/2014, 4:14 AM