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

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