State to approve wave of construction in Judea and Samaria

For the first time since Trump took office, Civil Admin. to approve thousands of new homes in Jewish communities across Judea and Samaria.David Rosenberg, 6/2/2017, 1:51 PM

Arab theft causes serious water shortage in Samaria community

The Samarian community of Migdalim is suffering from water shortages due to theft of water by local ArabsArutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2017, 4:03 PM

Civil administration approves jurisdiction of new town for Amona

Amona residents not satisfied, demand practical steps towards establishing the town be taken.Tal Polon, 5/28/2017, 1:19 PM

Civil Administration plans synagogue demolition

Buildings slated for demolition in town of Bat Ayin in Gush Etzion. 'Jewish homes get destroyed while Arabs build in Area C?Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2017, 8:27 PM

Over 240 acres in Samaria declared state land

Knesset lobby pushes government to reject any restrictions on construction in Judea and Samaria proposed by the Trump administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2017, 10:59 PM

Arabs demonstrate against newspaper 'serving occupation'

Arab journalists demonstrate against Al-Quds newspaper over Civil Administration ads regarding Judea and Samaria construction.Dalit Halevi, 3/7/2017, 8:45 AM

'Overnight our home became illegal'

State could face lawsuits from thousands of people who would lose their homes if the Regulation Law is overturned.Uzi Baruch, 2/10/2017, 12:25 PM

Civil Administration gives green light to Amona relocation

Civil Administration removes one plot of land from Amona outline due to Arab ownership claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2017, 4:34 AM

Civil Admin official fired for supporting illegal construction

Head of negotiations with Bedouin in Area C dismissed over membership in group which supports illegal Bedouin construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2017, 11:00 AM

Regavim petition led to demolition of illegal Arab structures

A petition by Regavim led to the destruction of illegal Arab structures in the Tekoa region by the Civil Administration.Yoel Domb, 1/5/2017, 10:37 PM

Supreme Court: Why is removing Arab traffic hazard low priority?

Supreme Court wonders why removal of traffic barrier to prevent accidents for illegal Arab construction is a 'low priority' for the State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2016, 2:12 AM

Arabs erect illegal outpost,Civil Administration ignores it

Adjacent to place where terror attacks occurred, Arabs erect illegal outpost. Civil Administration conveniently ignores it.Netanel Katz, 12/20/2016, 4:37 PM

Illegal Arab outpost still standing after 8 years

Regavim petitions Supreme Court to demolish illegal Arab building on state land which remains intact 8 years after construction.Ido Ben Porat, 12/15/2016, 2:15 PM

PLO flag removed from Sebastia

The Parks Division of the Civil Administration removed the flagpole at Sebastia on which a PLO flag had been displayed.Ido Ben Porat, 9/4/2016, 9:18 PM

'Surrounded by Palestinian policemen, we thought it was the end'

Two closet installers end up in a Palestinian village where they are detained by policemen and threatened.Shimon Cohen, 8/11/2016, 2:16 PM

Illegal EU-funded structures demolished

Civil Administration of Judea and Samaria demolishes illegal structures funded by European Union and built near fence of town of Carmel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2016, 10:50 AM

Potential water shortage in Dead Sea area

Water well failure can cause 40% water supply shortage, causing great damage to agriculture and economy in Dead Sea, Jericho areas.Ido Ben Porat, 8/9/2016, 8:41 AM

Judea deforestation: Fire prevention, or timber plundering?

Thousands of trees surrounding Jewish towns cut down this week, raising ire of residents. Authorities claim intention is to prevent fires.Shai Landesman, 8/4/2016, 2:02 PM

Watch: IDF seizes equipment without explanation

Givat Gal residents argue Civil Administration workers who refuse to present orders, officer wounded in ensuing scuffle.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/1/2016, 5:47 PM

Civil Administration demolishes synagogue near Hevron

Acting mayor of Kiryat Arba: 'Only the Likud party would destroy and devastate the land of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2016, 10:40 AM

Late night demolition leaves Jewish couple homeless for Passover

Young couple in Beit El find themselves without a roof after forces show up at 3 a.m.; wife is in advanced stages of pregnancy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2016, 10:55 AM

Massive illegal Arab city sprouts up 'under the radar'

Regavim movement reveals enormous illegal city being built on firing range, Civil Administration 'approves it with a wink.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2016, 2:54 PM

Comptroller: Illegal construction ignored in Judea-Samaria

Report by comptroller reveals serious, systemic failures by Civil Administration in enforcing building laws in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2016, 5:17 PM

Senior IDF general killed in plane crash

Brig. Gen. Munir Amar, head of IDF Civil Administration, killed in light plane crash in the Galilee.Uzi Baruch, 3/25/2016, 5:53 PM

Government ignores illegal Arab building to destroy Jewish home

Civil Administration destroys Harel family farm, near Elon Moreh. Local residents: Arabs build illegally here, but government ignores it.Yedidya Ben-Or, 3/21/2016, 12:57 PM

Illegal EU-funded Arab school destroyed

Civil Administration destroys 21 illegal Arab buildings and residences in Jordan Valley, including one built with European Union money.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/2/2016, 4:58 PM

Caravans confiscated from Beit Hogla Farm

Four caravans belonging to Amana, which leads Jewish construction in Judea-Samaria, taken by IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 4:39 PM

Erekat claims IDF general is 'acting Palestinian president'

PLO Secretary-General claims Netanyahu is controlling the Palestinians through the Civil Administration and COGAT.Dalit Halevi, 1/26/2016, 3:42 AM

Israel treats Palestinians worse? Not quite

Regavim shoots back at US ambassador who accused Israel of selectively enforcing laws for Palestinians: 'Data shows otherwise.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2016, 1:11 PM

5 Israeli, 9 Palestinian buildings demolished

Civil Administration concluded enforcement actions against Palestinian and Israeli civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/14/2016, 5:19 PM

'Civil Administration is endangering lives'

Bypass road designed to allow Israeli Jews to circumvent dangerous Gush Etzion junction halted over CA struggle with IDF.Hezki Baruch, 12/21/2015, 2:42 PM

IDF shuts down Palestinian radio station for inciting violence

Station shuttered for actively inciting Palestinian Arabs to terrorism against Jews.Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2015, 7:56 AM

Does Jewish Law Permit the Demolition of a Synagogue?

Despite Defense Ministry budget, Rabbinate approval, Givat Ze'ev rejects new synagogue to replace one demolished by Court.Eliran Aharon, 8/13/2015, 1:43 PM

Watch: Civil Administration Demolishes Home in Eli Overnight

Community of Eli lashes back at Peace Now over the destruction, noting the extreme leftist group's opposition has helped the town develop.Yoni Kempinski, 8/4/2015, 9:31 AM

Progress in Fight Against Beit El Demolition Plans

Civil Administration approves validation papers for homes slated to be destroyed - but will it be enough?Shlomo Pitrikovksky, 7/22/2015, 3:53 PM

Civil Administration Razes Bereaved Father's Memorial Tent

Outcry after tent honoring young couple murdered 13 years ago demolished. Dagan: this hypocrisy speaks volumes about PM.Yishai Karov and Tova Dvorin, 5/1/2015, 10:22 AM

Civil Admin. Demolished Synagogue 'Like Thieves in the Night'

MKs, organizations fume after Kiryat Arba synagogue demolished for the 36th time since 2001.Tova Dvorin, 4/14/2015, 10:13 AM

Security Forces Demolish Synagogue Near Kiryat Arba

Civil Administration demolishes the Hazon David synagogue, built in memory of two terror victims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2015, 5:44 AM

18 Year-Old Banned from Samaria For Opposing Demolition

Police push for 60-day ban, allegedly as 'punishment' for defendant choosing hearing; Jerusalem judge reduces sentence.Ornit Etzer, 2/23/2015, 4:54 PM

Baby Adelle Biton Laid to Rest; 'A Great Soul in a Small Body'

Infant terror victim Adelle Biton brought to burial in her hometown of Yakir; 'her murderers want to murder us all.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 2/18/2015, 1:37 PM

Biton Family: Adelle Will be Buried in Her Hometown

Adelle Biton's family decides to hold her funeral in Yakir, despite the fact that the Civil Administration has yet to approve it.Yoni Kempinski, 2/18/2015, 12:15 AM

Adelle Biton Refused Burial in her Hometown by IDF

Infant terror victim passes after two-year struggle with aftermath of Arab terror, now IDF administration blocks her burial in Yakir.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 2/17/2015, 9:06 PM

Police, Civil Administration Demolish Homes Near Shiloh

Homes destroyed in Geulat Tzion; residents of Adei Ad block incoming Civil Administration forces before demolition.Ornit Ezter and Tova Dvorin, 2/17/2015, 9:50 AM

Report: Police Brutally Beat Three Minors, Ages 9, 12, and 14

Rights groups seething after three brothers severely beaten for 'resisting police' during demolition of part of Hevron-area community.Yishai Karov, 2/1/2015, 11:43 AM

Defense Minister Admits to Discrimination Against Jews

MK Struk slams Ya'alon over bevy of unjust practices in Judea-Samaria favoring illegal Arab activity, changing facts on the ground.Ari Yashar, 11/28/2014, 7:54 AM

'The IDF is Breaching Promises to Build in Gush Etzion'

Gush Etzion regional head Davidi Perl points the finger at Civil Administration for not acting on old approvals by Ehud Barak.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 10/28/2014, 8:55 PM

State Dragging Feet on Land Declaration in Etzion Bloc?

Local leaders outraged after Palestinians get 30-day extension to appeal state land declaration, made in response to the murder of 3 teens.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 10/28/2014, 10:55 AM

Regional Head Slams Plans for Bedouin Town on Jewish Land

ICA's plans to build Bedouin town near Jericho on Jewish areas of Judea-Samaria 'steal state lands,' Regional Council head fumes.Benny Toker, Tova Dvorin, 9/21/2014, 8:22 AM

Netanyahu Admits to Freezing Construction

In reported meeting with Judea Samaria leaders, PM says US 'not one brick' demand led him to cancel planning, but didn't know consequences.Ari Yashar, 5/30/2014, 7:55 AM

Court Backs Expulsion of Arab Squatters Near Tel Aviv

Ruling comes after seven illegal buildings demolished in Arab settlement in southern Judea, located on IDF firing grounds.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 5/12/2014, 1:02 PM

Judea: Jewish Homes Bulldozed, Illegal Arab Building Ignored

Buildings destroyed in Yissa Beracha, an extension of Mitzpe Yericho. Residents note rampant illegal Arab building nearby.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 5/12/2014, 11:25 AM

Palestinian Arab Buildings On IDF Firing Range Demolished

Illegal buildings east of Shechem demolished, just hours after construction freeze rumors surface.Orly Harari, 4/29/2014, 12:17 PM

Netanyahu Blocking New Construction, Say Judea & Samaria Mayors

PM cancels building tender hearing Tuesday, prompting frustrated mayors to accuse him of folding to US pressure.Tova Dvorin, 4/29/2014, 8:40 AM

IDF 'Undermined' Supreme Court To Block 'Settlers'

General Alon signs order forbidding access to land registrars in Judea Samaria, despite court ruling and upcoming petition.Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 4/23/2014, 11:27 AM

Samaria Residents Contest Minister's Version on Demolition

Shomron Residents' Committee responds to Defense Ministry report, as Kaisler family remembers demolished home.Ari Yashar, 2/27/2014, 4:57 PM

'My Kids Want To Go Back To Our Home'

Sagi Kaisler, whose Samaria home was destroyed in move considered political, tells of his plans to return his children to their home.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 2/25/2014, 8:23 PM

Strong Start for Campaign to Rebuild Razed Home

300,000 shekels donated to rebuild Samaria home targeted for destruction by IDF's Civil Administration.Ari Yashar, 2/24/2014, 10:19 AM