'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

Jewish Home ministers: Netanyahu surprised us

Jewish Home ministers admit they were surprised by Netanyahu's decision to approve hundreds of housing units for Arabs.Chaim Lev, 7/5/2016, 5:13 AM

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 'illegal' 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

Israel to Bring 20,000 Chinese Workers to Lower 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

Leftist 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 in Judea-Samaria

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

Construction in Ramat Shlomo to Receive Final 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 is Our '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 Into Jewish Kindergarten

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 Finally Enforced in 'East Jerusalem' - Against a Synagogue

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 IDF 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 Obama Israel Sanctions Report

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 Construction

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

Thousands of 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

Liberman: No Limitations 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: Jerusalem 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 Warns of 'Return to Violence' if Peace 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

EU Foreign Affairs Chief: 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: Jewish Homes in Jerusalem a '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 Foreign Minister 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 Criticises 'Unfortunate' Decision to Build Homes in Jerusalem

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 Housing Units 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' Land 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: Israeli 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 Department: 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

UN Security Council 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

Knesset Speaker: '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

Netanyahu: International 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 International 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 Security Council Session on Behalf of the PA

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

Diplomatic 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 Department: 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 Jerusalem Apartments

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

At Knesset Opening Session, Netanyahu 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

MKs Slam Media 'Hypocrisy' over Jerusalem Construction

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