Area C

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Hanegbi: Netanyahu will be here for another 9 years

Hanegbi: Netanyahu will be here for another 9 years

Former Minister Tzachi Hanegbi: Our leadership has forgotten that we are right. They think the enemy is right.Shimon Cohen, 01/09/2021 06:02
'PA takes over Area C and Israel doesn't care'

'PA takes over Area C and Israel doesn't care'

Former defense ministry adviser for settlement affairs Kobi Eliraz slams government inaction on Area C lawlessness.Uzi Baruch, 31/08/2021 21:02
PA: Bennett is 'Judaizing' Area C

PA: Bennett is 'Judaizing' Area C

PA "foreign ministry" claims Bennett government is accelerating its activities to expand construction in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 25/08/2021 06:45
Is Israel giving up control over Area C?

Is Israel giving up control over Area C?

Constructions plans approved by DM Gantz would consolidate PA control over parts of Area C, choke roads to Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2021 20:56
Israel boosts Biden image while blunting UN and EU Jew-bashing

Israel boosts Biden image while blunting UN and EU Jew-bashing

The EU’s blatant intervention in Area C – and the resulting tensions will hopefully be diminished following Israel’s latest decision. Op-edDavid Singer, 16/08/2021 18:04
'No one has right to give hand to PA takeover'

'No one has right to give hand to PA takeover'

Samaria Regional Council chairman slams Efrat Mayor for supporting approval of 1,000 housing units for PA in Area C.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 12:28
Settlement leaders set up protest tent outside PM's office

Settlement leaders set up protest tent outside PM's office

Leaders of the settlement movement protesting Bennett's alleged inactivity with regards to Jewish construction in Judea & Samaria.Eitan Divinsky, 15/08/2021 11:47
A call to put a stop to Israeli failure in Area C

A call to put a stop to Israeli failure in Area C

The EU has been funding illegal Arab construction in Area C in an attempt to choke existing Jewish communities and end road building. Op-ed.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 01/08/2021 06:38
Two-state simpletons

Two-state simpletons

The pro-Palestinian Arab lobby advocates the ethnic cleansing of Jews from their historic homeland. How many Jews are to be removed? Op-ed.Mitchell Bard, 08/07/2021 09:29
Israel signals end to EU-funded unauthorised building in Area C

Israel signals end to EU-funded unauthorised building in Area C

Will the government bring to an end the transport of EU funded prefab buildings to Area C where they are used for illegal building? Op-ed.David Singer, 05/07/2021 13:11
Pressure on New Hope: 'Civil Administration can't stop Arab takeover of Area C'

Pressure on New Hope: 'Civil Administration can't stop Arab takeover of Area C'

Activists pen letter to New Hope MKs, urging them not to compromise on coalition demand, insist new administration be under their authority.Ido Ben Porat, 09/06/2021 11:01
Petition to Supreme Court: Put end to PA invasion near Ariel

Petition to Supreme Court: Put end to PA invasion near Ariel

The state has enacted an order against PA takeover of government-owned lands, but the Civil Administration has failed to enforce it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2021 20:03
'Urgent action required' - Palestinian Authority taking over 'Area C'

'Urgent action required' - Palestinian Authority taking over 'Area C'

Kobi Eliraz, Former advisor to Defense Minister, says Israel still capable of preventing massive PA takeover of lands in 'Area C.'Kobi Eliraz, 30/03/2021 22:44
This is how Israel loses its Sovereignty in Judea & Samaria

This is how Israel loses its Sovereignty in Judea & Samaria

Don't try to build a road or plow a field in Area C of Judea and Samaria. Unless, of course, you are from the PA. Op-ed.Tom Nisani, 26/01/2021 13:38
Trump's Middle East solution will sink into oblivion

Trump's Middle East solution will sink into oblivion

Not every detail is accepted by Israel, but Trump's plan gave it 30% of the disputed area. The PA refused its 70%. Maps were needed. Op-ed.David Singer, 18/01/2021 11:12
'Young Settlement' Forum: Netanyahu continues to spit in our faces

'Young Settlement' Forum: Netanyahu continues to spit in our faces

Young Settlement Forum, Yesha Council condemn report government is seeking to legalize hundreds of illegal homes built by the PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2021 16:39
The Battle for Area C: Is the Tide About to Turn?

The Battle for Area C: Is the Tide About to Turn?

At long last, Israel will combat illegal PA activity that has been changing Judea and Samaria for over a decade with help of EU support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2021 23:44
MK Nir Barkat: 'Stop Palestinian construction in Areas B and C'

MK Nir Barkat: 'Stop Palestinian construction in Areas B and C'

Barkat arrives in area and is surprised to discover PA takeover in Areas B and C. 'Symmetry should be applied in the open areas.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2020 18:30
MK Kahana to Civil Administration: You admit that you failed in Area C

MK Kahana to Civil Administration: You admit that you failed in Area C

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee holds dicussion on state's failure to respond to PA takeover of Area C.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2020 15:59
Jordan moves to resolve 'West Bank' sovereignty problem it created

Jordan moves to resolve 'West Bank' sovereignty problem it created

Jordan wants a one-state solution, which can work if it absorbs the PA and leaves the rest of the area in Israel's hands as it is now. Oped.David Singer, 29/07/2020 15:00
Yesha Council head David Elhayani: 'Let us preserve Area C'

Yesha Council head David Elhayani: 'Let us preserve Area C'

Yesha Council head sends letter to Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Chair ahead of discussion on PA takeover of Area C.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2020 16:43
'The government ignores and the Palestinian Authority takes over'

'The government ignores and the Palestinian Authority takes over'

Head of Har Hevron Regional Council furious at the state's conduct in the face of the Palestinian takeover of Area C.Nitsan Keidar, 27/07/2020 02:07
Security forces demolish buildings in Binyamin region

Security forces demolish buildings in Binyamin region

Border Police and Civil Administration forces demolish 12 buildings illegally built in the Binyamin region of Area C.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2020 06:55
The US is trying to turn Sovereignty into Unilateral Withdrawal

The US is trying to turn Sovereignty into Unilateral Withdrawal

Netanyahu is willing to accept the US proposal as is. His willingness to stand for Israeli interests is in a state of decline. Op-ed.Haggai Huberman, 02/06/2020 13:55
Whose land is it anyway?

Whose land is it anyway?

The only precedent Israel has to set is “It’s our land, always was and always will be.” Opinion.Ted Belman, 30/05/2020 21:49
PA: We've applied sovereignty over Area C

PA: We've applied sovereignty over Area C

PA cabinet leader: Since we've ended agreements with Israel, we see no difference between Areas A, B or C.Dalit Halevi, 26/05/2020 05:10
'Illegal PA construction will continue running rampant'

'Illegal PA construction will continue running rampant'

Regavim movement appeals to PM before he signs agreement, demanding one minister be tasked with preserving Area C.Mordechai Sones, 21/04/2020 15:21
PA: We will issue building permits in Area C

PA: We will issue building permits in Area C

PA “minister of local government” threatens to approve construction plans for area that is under full Israeli control.Dalit Halevi, 20/02/2020 05:45
EU issues special grant to illegal PA outposts

EU issues special grant to illegal PA outposts

European Union donates 6 million Euros to illegal PA outposts in Area C one day after threatening Israel over proposed annexation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/02/2020 20:08
The Deal of the Century: A non-starter?

The Deal of the Century: A non-starter?

“The Deal of the Century,” if the leaked details are even close to accurate, is a non-starter. That is the simple take-away. But should Israel wait for the Arabs to blow it up on their own? And then what? Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 28/01/2020 06:52
Defense Minister Naftali Bennett:  7 new nature reserves in Area C, expansion of 12 more

Defense Minister Naftali Bennett: 7 new nature reserves in Area C, expansion of 12 more

Defense Minister Nafrali Bennett approves 7 new nature reserves in Area C and expansion of 12 existing reserves in Judea and SamariaIdo Ben Porat, 15/01/2020 15:27
Netanyahu and Gantz could complete in 2020 what began in 1920

Netanyahu and Gantz could complete in 2020 what began in 1920

It would be a national disgrace and betrayal of Jews worldwide if Israel’s political parties allowed their differences and personal rivalries to stymie the opportunity to finalize the area of the Jewish National Home with Trump in office. David Singer, 10/12/2019 18:26
The EU is waging war on Israel! 

The EU is waging war on Israel! 

We have been shocked and appalled to discover just how duplicitous and destructive German and EU policy is toward Israel.  Joachim Kuhs, MEP, 29/09/2019 08:00
Clarification: The National Camp won

Clarification: The National Camp won

The difference is that religion-state issues are taking priority.Dr. Aaron Lerner, 23/09/2019 13:57
'There is a big improvement from the Obama days'

'There is a big improvement from the Obama days'

Former Defense Ministry adviser on settlement affairs says building projects receive approval more often now than under Obama AdministrationYoni Kempinski, 05/09/2019 22:57
Exposé: Funding illegal PA settlement in Area C - terrorist links

Exposé: Funding illegal PA settlement in Area C - terrorist links

Last of a 3 part series (links to other parts below): A terror organization lies behind the Arab Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) which is building illegally in Area C. Edwin Black, 04/09/2019 11:59
PA begins issuing building permits for Area C

PA begins issuing building permits for Area C

PA seeks to remove all distinctions between territory created under Oslo Accords, approve Arab construction in areas under Israeli control.Gary Willig, 01/09/2019 09:24
Who’s funding illegal PA settlements in Area C—Nearly 10,000 cases

Who’s funding illegal PA settlements in Area C—Nearly 10,000 cases

What makes the Palestinian settlements “illegal” is the thin wisp of Oslo that remains. The rest is dust. Edwin Black, 22/08/2019 07:50
Who's funding illegal Palestinian settlements in Area C? (Part I)

Who's funding illegal Palestinian settlements in Area C? (Part I)

The current rapid illegal build-up is funded by hundreds of millions of euros annually, funneled by the European Union and individual European nations into scores of building and infrastructure projects. Edwin Black, 16/08/2019 10:12
Watch: Terror state is just around the corner

Watch: Terror state is just around the corner

EU, UN funding illegal Arab construction in Area C of Judea and Samaria - Israeli state Land - creating de facto "Palestinian state."Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2019 13:02
Ex Shin Bet head: 'Annexation could lead to needless bloodshed'

Ex Shin Bet head: 'Annexation could lead to needless bloodshed'

"We need to proceed with steps to reduce the occupation in Judea and Samaria," Yoram Cohen says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2019 12:35
PA: Building permits in Area C a 'dangerous precedent'

PA: Building permits in Area C a 'dangerous precedent'

PA cabinet leader accuses Israel of striving to destroy the PA and the two-state solution by expanding the "settlements".Dalit Halevi, 01/08/2019 04:15
US Amb.: Decision to build Arab units in Area C - Israel's alone

US Amb.: Decision to build Arab units in Area C - Israel's alone

Amb. Friedman says US not involved in Israeli Cabinet decision to approve construction of 715 units in Arab villages of Area C.Tal Polon, 31/07/2019 22:06
The criteria for Arab construction in Area C

The criteria for Arab construction in Area C

Ministers set guidelines for approval of construction of housing units for Arabs in Area C, including curbing of illegal activity by the PANitzan Keidar, 30/07/2019 22:38
Construction of 715 units for Arabs in Area C approved

Construction of 715 units for Arabs in Area C approved

Constructions of thousands of housing units in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria will also be approved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 22:29
Likud MK: We're fighting for Area C

Likud MK: We're fighting for Area C

'No way to soften Palestinians, we need to fight them on the ground,' MK Gideon Sa'ar says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 10:52
Netanyahu promoting Arab construction in Area C

Netanyahu promoting Arab construction in Area C

Cabinet ministers discuss approving building plans for Arabs in Area C alongside approving plans for Jews in Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 29/07/2019 22:28
'Stop Palestinian Area C expansion'

'Stop Palestinian Area C expansion'

Deputy FM exposed to redoubled illegal PA construction, facts on ground. 'We won't allow establishment of de facto Palestinian state.'Ido Ben Porat, 16/07/2019 20:40
Likud MK: Time is short, PA takeover is expanding

Likud MK: Time is short, PA takeover is expanding

MK Dr. Shlomo Karhi visits Gush Etzion, sees firsthand the Palestinian Authority's takeover of Area C.Hezki Baruch, 12/07/2019 03:33
Smotrich: PA takeover of Israeli lands is dangerous and illegal

Smotrich: PA takeover of Israeli lands is dangerous and illegal

Min. Smotrich, member of Security Cabinet, demands government create, implement, plan to end 'dangerous' Arab takeover of Israel's land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2019 11:15
Emergency meeting over Arab takeover of Area C

Emergency meeting over Arab takeover of Area C

MK Moti Yogev initiates discussion in Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on PA takeover of Area C in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2019 11:21
Jews detained after being fired at by PA 'policemen'

Jews detained after being fired at by PA 'policemen'

Palestinian Authority 'policemen' fire at Jewish hikers, try to shove them into a vehicle. Samaria leader: They are hikers, not criminals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2019 15:48
Likud MK: Stop Palestinian takeover of Area C

Likud MK: Stop Palestinian takeover of Area C

MK Ariel Kallner visits Judea and Samaria with Regavim movement, calls for emergency plan to stop PA takeover of Area C.Hezki Baruch, 19/06/2019 03:06
Why does Israel allow the EU flag in Area C?

Why does Israel allow the EU flag in Area C?

The Knesset must immediately cancel the agreement signed by Netanyahu  with the EU allowing the EU to finance Palestinian Arab projects in Jerusalem and Area C. Ezequiel Doiny, 16/06/2019 14:21
PA has plans to strengthen its hold on Jerusalem

PA has plans to strengthen its hold on Jerusalem

New PA cabinet formulates plans to strengthen Palestinian steadfastness in Area C and in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 14/04/2019 04:46
From the Hebrew press: How to create a fake poll

From the Hebrew press: How to create a fake poll

If you know what answers you would like to hear, the questions can be phrased accordingly. Like the one below on Judea and Samaria. Haggai Huberman, 27/02/2019 15:41
'I'm willing to give half a million Arabs citizenship'

'I'm willing to give half a million Arabs citizenship'

Justice Minister Shaked says she's willing to give Area C Arabs Israeli citizenship in exchange for applying Israeli law to the area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2019 19:53