Behind the scenes of Gantz's appointment as Knesset Speaker

Samaria Council chairman convinced Likud party to support Blue and White leader's candidacy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2020, 10:33 PM

'Go into isolation, come out with a unity government'

Samaria Council chairman slams intention of Blue and White to establish minority gov't with help of Arab parties. 'A deadly combo.'Hezki Baruch, 3/17/2020, 8:19 AM

Two new industrial zones added to White House plan

Samaria leader Yossi Dagan pressures Netanyahu, White House, to add two new industrial zones to map of 'deal of the century.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2020, 7:19 PM

Monthly visit to Joseph's Tomb cancelled over Coronavirus

Samaria Regional Council chairman: Connecting with our holy sites is important, but health guidelines must be followed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2020, 5:00 PM

Head of Shomron Regional Council to home isolation

Yossi Dagan to remain in isolation his home until this Sunday after returning from France and Belgium.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2020, 3:28 AM

Dagan: Decision will repair historical injustice

Head of the Samaria Regional Council said decision to connect outposts to water and electricity would repair historic injustice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 10:54 PM

Congressmen to Samaria Council Head: We’ll fight UN blacklist

Republican vongressmen Jim Jordan and Mike Johnson blast UN's blacklist of businesses operating in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2020, 3:00 PM

'Act like a right-wing prime minister'

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan: If we don't apply sovereignty, we'll miss an historic opportunity as well as miss the elections.Hezki Baruch, 2/14/2020, 5:41 AM

'What is happening feels like a deception'

Judea and Samaria leaders consider intensifying efforts for sovereignty. "Concerned that national camp may lose rule."Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2020, 10:32 AM

Yesha leaders to meet PM to demand sovereignty

Leaders of Judea and Samaria communities: We're tired of being the ugly ducklings of the right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2020, 8:35 PM

Bereaved families to PM: Apply sovereignty now

Families of terror victims ask PM to apply sovereignty, end lack of security in Judea and Samaria. 'No more should pay the price we paid.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2020, 10:43 AM

Judea and Samaria leaders demand: Sovereignty now!

Samaria Council head says protest by Judea and Samaria leadership will continue until Netanyahu applies sovereignty.Hezki Baruch, 2/4/2020, 3:08 PM

Sharp message to Netanyahu: 'We'll demonstrate against you'

Samaria Council head Yossi Dagan announces to PM he will lead demonstrations by national camp against him if sovereignty not declared.Mordechai Sones, 2/3/2020, 10:30 PM

The Right is divided on Trump's Deal, leaving the field to the left

The right is divided about Trump's plan, and that is very bad, because a divided right is weaker than a united left. Ezequiel Doiny, 2/3/2020, 1:25 PM

'Apply sovereignty - even without green light from Trump'

Samaria Council chief urges PM to apply sovereignty over Jewish towns in Judea & Samaria, even if no arrangement is reached with the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2020, 6:19 PM

Ministers will vote against Palestinian state

Samaria Council head meets with gov't ministers, who express concern over Palestinian state in US plan, and over delay in sovereignty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2020, 1:04 PM

Samaria council head: Palestinian state would endanger Israel

Yossi Dagan invited to meet Netanyahu following reveal of Deal of the Century.Yoni Kempinski/Washington, 1/28/2020, 6:45 PM

Netanyahu: 'Settlement is a top priority for me'

Hours before unveiling of US peace plan, Samaria Council Head Yossi Dagan meets with PM in Washington, presenting him with red lines.Yoni Kempinski, Washington, 1/28/2020, 8:52 AM

'The plan also has dangers'

Samaria Regional Council heads to US to speak with Congressmen, Republican officials about dangers of establishment of Palestinian state.Yoni Kempinski, 1/26/2020, 12:15 PM

Samaria Regional Council head: These are our red lines

Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi Dagan holds discussions ahead of release of "Deal of the Century".Ben Ariel, 1/24/2020, 4:06 AM

From an article on Arutz Sheva to a visit in Samaria

How did an article on Arutz Sheva lead to a two-year relationship that culminated in a visit by singer Achinoam Nini in Samaria?Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2020, 3:56 AM

Watch: Leftist singer performs in Samaria

Achinoam Nini, who is known for her leftist views, visited Samaria, met local residents, and sang with a children's choir.Elad Benari, 1/10/2020, 3:00 AM

The new Big Apple of Samaria: the Big Tapuach

Samaria joins largest world tourist cities with huge sculpture saying I LOVE SHOMRON in heart of Tapuach Junction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 7:47 PM

'The fight against BDS is bipartisan'

Delegate Sandy Rosenberg from Maryland visits Samaria, meets head of the Shomron Regional Council, Yossi Dagan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 6:02 AM

Samaria leader: Remove and investigate ICC prosecutor

Yossi Dagan calls for removal and investigation of ICC's Fatou Bensouda, who called to investigate Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2019, 4:44 PM

Madrid: Anti-Semitic banner against Samaria Council leader

BDS activists hang fliers depicting Yossi Dagan building wall with bodies of Arabs after violent disruption of peace-building event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2019, 11:09 AM

Netanyahu meets with head of Samaria Regional Council

Meeting took place at invitation of Netanyahu, a week after Yossi Dagan joined Gideon Sa'ar's call for leadership primaries.Hezki Baruch, 12/9/2019, 5:34 AM

50% increase in building permits in Samaria

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan: If govt. removed barriers to construction Samaria would grow 30% a year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2019, 8:19 PM

'Right-wing government is in danger, we need Likud primaries'

Yossi Dagan, Samaria leader, urges Likud primaries, ays MK Sa'ar is 'moral and worthy' candidate.Hezki Baruch, 12/3/2019, 12:33 PM

'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