'How can a Jew be an occupier in Judea?'

Head of Shomron Regional Council speaks to members of European Parliament, criticizes EU decision to label "settlement" products.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 4:36 AM

Samaria ready to absorb thousands from southern, central Israel

Samaria Council Head tells Home Front Commander that communities are preparing for absorption of thousands of residents if needed.Orly Harari, 11/12/2019, 10:59 AM

Hundreds of Jews pray at Joshua's Tomb

Council Head Dagan thanks 600 Jews for visiting grave of Joshua Bin-Nun, praises them for 'keeping the embers alive.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2019, 8:56 AM

'A spin of the most miserable kind'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan rejects attack on Yamina chairwoman Ayelet Shaked following publication in Haaretz.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2019, 5:44 AM

Samaria leader: 'AIPAC lobby misleads U.S. elected officials'

21 MKs and Samaria Council head address unprecedented letter to Members of Congress: 'Palestinian state more dangerous than BDS.'Nitzan Kedar, 8/12/2019, 6:51 PM

Head of Samaria Regional Council: Bring back the checkpoints

Yossi Dagan responds to murder in Migdal Oz, calls for security checkpoints to be returned to Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 8/9/2019, 1:08 AM

Defense Minister Ehud Barak? Finance Minister Stav Shafir?

The head of the Samaria Regional Council warns of the left's rise to power if the right doesn't succeed in uniting.Orly Harari, 7/27/2019, 11:44 PM

'Loss that led to Oslo could be repeated without unity'

Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi Dagan warns right-wing parties 'leftist government not a hypothetical, but a real option.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2019, 6:29 PM

Rabbi Ettinger's widow calls to take down incitement billboard

Shomron Council head threatens Supreme Court appeal if IDF does not remove sign commemorating murderer of Rabbi Ettinger and Sgt Gal KaidanMordechai Sones, 7/15/2019, 8:43 PM

'Netanyahu, extend Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan calls on PM to apply sovereignty to all of Judea and Samaria, cancel Disengagement Law.Yoni Kempinski, 7/10/2019, 10:15 PM

Civil Admin removes squatters, demolishes illegal structures

Regavim: 'Isn’t it time that Civil Administration do its job without need for intervention by external organizations?'Mordechai Sones, 6/27/2019, 1:48 PM

Stopping in Samaria on the way to Bahrain

Palestinian Arab businessmen who are taking part in the economic workshop in Bahrain meet Shomron Regional Council head.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2019, 4:30 AM

Detained Jewish hikers were released before Shabbat

Hikers detained after Palestinian Authority 'policemen' attacked them were released before sunset on Friday.Orly Harari, 6/22/2019, 9:53 PM

Arabs set fire next to Yitzhar in Samaria

Palestinian Authority Arabs ignite fire near Yitzhar, authorities evacuate Jewish residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 2:58 PM

Settler leaders demand crackdown on illegal Arab construction

Council heads in Judea, Samaria, demand PM Netanyahu enforce the law and end illegal Arab construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2019, 10:06 AM

'Historic opportunity that won't come back'

Foreign Ministry cadets tour Samaria. Hotovely: Israel in new era when idea of applying Israeli law to Judea and Samaria becomes practical.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2019, 8:56 PM

'Arrest the uniformed terrorists'

Samaria leader warns: Palestinian Authority 'policemen' shot IDF soldiers purposely, must be arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 1:17 PM

'Ban McDonald's from airport because it boycotts Judea, Samaria'

Samaria leader Yossi Dagan: McDonald’s shouldn't be given tender to open at Ben Gurion because it won't open branches in Judea and Samaria.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/4/2019, 6:04 PM

'Wall-to-wall support for canceling Disengagement'

Ten Likud, United Right, MKs, submit bill to cancel disengagement from northern Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2019, 10:15 AM

Fury in Judea and Samaria: 'Complete abandonment of human life'

Samaria Council head responds to armored vehicles transferred to PA security services as gift from EU with Israel's approval.Mordechai Sones, 5/21/2019, 8:42 PM

Commander of evacuations calls to annul Samaria Disengagement

IDF General who commanded forces in 2005 Disengagement says Israel should cancel law disengaging from northern Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 5/20/2019, 8:21 PM

15,000 celebrate Independence Day at IDF Samaria exhibition

Thousands throng to largest IDF exhibition in Israel in Samaria to enjoy free shows, exhibitsArutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2019, 4:59 PM

Thousands of worshipers visit Joshua's Tomb

Thousands participate in year's largest army-protected entrance to tomb of Joshua Bin Nun in Samaria at night.Ido Ben Porat, 5/1/2019, 5:03 PM

Will the Evangelicals preserve the settlements?

Samaria Regional Council head interviewed by Christian-Republican TBN to mobilize public opinion against handing over land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2019, 10:36 PM

Key Trump ally urges president to drop 'land for peace' formula

President of Family Research Center Tony Perkins, a key Trump ally in Evangelical community, urges Trump not to impose settlement freeze.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2019, 12:04 PM

Samaria council head publishes fake April Fools headline

Samaria Regional Council posts 'good news' McDonald's will open branch in Samaria on April Fool's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 4:25 PM

Watch: Settler leader gives Bible course in US Congress

Samaria Regional Council chief Yossi Dagan leads Bible study group with wives of Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill.Ido Ben Porat, 3/22/2019, 10:03 AM

The Christian Senator asked for a mezuzah

Senator Mike Lee, who is close to the administration, asked the head of the Shomron Council to affix a mezuzah at the door of his office.Nitsan Keidar, 3/20/2019, 11:22 PM

Bringing the story of Judea and Samaria to US lawmakers

Samaria delegation meets with Congress members, evangelical leaders, to discuss how to prevent peace plan from harming Jewish settlements.Ido Ben Porat, Washington, 3/15/2019, 9:02 AM

Cooperation between children of Samaria and children of New York

Shomron Council head renews twin city alliance with Hempstead municipality, initiates cooperation between Samaria and NY schools.Ido Ben Porat, 3/12/2019, 5:24 PM

'We will not be fourth-class citizens'

Samaria Regional Council head slams policy allowing MDA to threaten to close ambulance stations in Judea and Samaria every year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2019, 6:36 PM

'Trump plan could bring down Netanyahu'

Shomron Council head calls Jared Kushner's attempt to propose new borders for Israel unacceptable. 'Public opposes.'Mordechai Sones, 2/25/2019, 9:01 PM

'Right-wing parties could unite today'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan says differences between right-wing parties are small, egos cannot cause left-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2019, 5:44 PM

'A second Oslo may be just around the corner'

Samaria leader Yossi Dagan warns that failure to unite the small right-wing parties may place Israel's left in power, lead to a second Oslo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2019, 8:21 PM

'There's an outline, sign now'

Shomron Council head calls on Rabbi Peretz and Smotrich to unite immediately and join Otzma party.Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2019, 1:51 AM

'Public must pressure right-wing parties to unite'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan warns battle of egos between right-wing leaders could lead to repeat of 'Oslo disaster'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2019, 3:30 PM

Lod Mayor: 'Remember the tears after 1992 elections loss'

Lod Mayor and Shomron Council head call to unite small Right parties: 'Overcome differences to prevent rise of leftist government.'Hezki Baruch, 2/10/2019, 7:47 PM

'Serious mistake if the right loses power'

Samaria Council head calls on religious Zionist rabbis to push 5 right-wing parties to unite, as polls indicate none will pass threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2019, 10:39 AM

Dagan: Right must unite to prevent Oslo 2

Samaria Regional Council head says if right0-wing parties in danger of not reaching the Knesset do not unite the left could seize power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2019, 6:11 PM

Arab killed after lynch attempt was convicted terrorist

'This was a Hamas terrorist, and the entire village is a Hamas village in which arrests are carried out almost every night.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/27/2019, 2:54 PM

Roseanne Barr visits Samaria, lauds settlers

"The Jews living in Samaria are Israel's front line," says comedian/actress Roseanne Barr as she kicks off anti-BDS campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2019, 2:39 PM

Foreign journalists attack, Dagan stands his ground

Samaria Regional Council brings foreign journalists on tour of Samaria. 'No nation is as connected to its homeland as the Jews to Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2019, 3:43 PM

Rabbi Levanon steps down as chief rabbi of Elon Moreh

Rabbi Elyakim Levanon, 69, will continue serving as Samaria Regional Council rabbi. 'Top leader of renewed Jewish settlement.'Mordechai Sones, 1/23/2019, 11:51 AM

Akunis: A Palestinian state would be a 'catastrophe'

Science and Technology Minister visits Samaria: If you want to see tunnels leading to Kfar Saba and Ra'anana - support a Palestinian state.Ido Ben Porat, 1/17/2019, 5:44 AM

Hundreds of Israelis visit 'Tomb of the Seventy' deep in Samaria

450 Israelis visit Hill of Pinchas in Palestinian Authority village in Samaria, believed to be burial place of biblical figures.Orly Harari, 1/11/2019, 8:32 AM

Senior Islamic figures visit Samaria

Prominent Egyptian Sheikh meets Samaria council leader. 'If we live by the values of the Koran and the Torah we can live in peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 5:06 PM

PA tries to prevent construction of security fence

Arabs of illegal village enter area of Jewish town of Shaked hours after High Court rejects petition against building of security fence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 5:09 PM

'Judea, Samaria residents will no longer suffer water problems'

Energy Minister at new water drilling in Samaria with council head Yossi Dagan. 'Another stage in solving water supply to area residents.'Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2019, 12:30 PM

'We won't compromise security for photo-op with Prime Minister'

Council heads boycott meeting with Netanyahu: 'To strengthen settlement requires real answers, actions on ground, not talk.'Eliran Aharon, 12/26/2018, 2:50 PM

'We are like ducks in a shooting range'

Heads of Binyamin and Samaria regional councils demand action following shooting at Ofra junction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2018, 11:26 PM

Samaria Council head meets with Airbnb VP in Samaria

Samaria Council head Yossi Dagan hosts Airbnb Vice President Chris Lahnan in Samaria. 'Important step against the boycott.'Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2018, 5:59 PM

Samaria Mayor to Livni: Why do you hate us?

Knesset committee meets in Ofra with local leaders; verbal confrontation between Samaria regional mayor and MK Livni.Hezki Baruch, 12/16/2018, 3:46 PM

'Jewish blood is not cheap'

Amid escalating terrorism, leaders of Samaria, Binyamin, and Bet El call on public to join Thursday evening protest in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2018, 5:03 PM

'Civil Administration closes eyes to lapse'

Yossi Dagan attacks Civil Administration for allowing PA control in Area C. 'Such oversight tantamount to partnership in enemy action.'Mordechai Sones, 12/4/2018, 8:56 PM

'Bolsonaro's support for Judea and Samaria unequivocal'

South American Israel supporters tour Samaria, meet with local politicians. Leader close to Brazilian leader says embassy will be moved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2018, 10:46 AM

Samaria Council elections: Overwhelming majority for Yossi Dagan

Samaria Council head Yossi Dagan reelected by overwhelming majority of 81 percent: 'Goal - one million Samaria residents.'Uzi Baruch, 10/31/2018, 9:12 AM

'I fired at terrorist to neutralize him'

Investigation into Samaria attack shows terrorist knew he was identified by IDF force and drew knife, tried rushing soldiers and was shot.Uzi Baruch, 10/15/2018, 9:28 PM