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MK Zohar: Vital to build in strategic areas before Trump leaves office

MK Zohar: Vital to build in strategic areas before Trump leaves office

Coalition head adds that "Netanyahu promised me before last elections that he'd build in Givat Hamatos."Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 17:28
After a six-month freeze, 5,000 housing units authorized in Judea & Samaria

After a six-month freeze, 5,000 housing units authorized in Judea & Samaria

Likud MK admits: We froze construction to curry favor with the United StatesArutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 22:21
'Neither sovereignty nor building'

'Neither sovereignty nor building'

Judea/Samaria planning meeting postponed to unknown date. Samaria Council head Yossi Dagan: 'Fearing sovereignty leads also to freeze.'Mordechai Sones, 07/07/2020 19:34
Netanyahu, you have won, but has a PLO-Hamas state lost?

Netanyahu, you have won, but has a PLO-Hamas state lost?

We are proud and happy at your victory, but if the Trump Plan is accepted as is, PLO and Hamas will also be victors. Yonaton Behar, 04/03/2020 08:05
A crisis of confidence for some on the American Jewish Right

A crisis of confidence for some on the American Jewish Right

Which shall it be—principles or expedience?  Consistency or hypocrisy? Moshe Phillips, 04/02/2020 13:25
Sa'ar: I'll end the construction freeze in Jerusalem

Sa'ar: I'll end the construction freeze in Jerusalem

Likud leadership candidate visits Jerusalem neighborhood of Givat Hamatos, speaks out against construction freeze.Orli Harari, 20/12/2019 05:22
Report: Netanyahu freezing Jewish construction in Jerusalem

Report: Netanyahu freezing Jewish construction in Jerusalem

Prime Minister's Office reportedly preventing construction of over 1,000 housing units in Jewish neighborhoods of the capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2018 22:18
'Civil Administration strike tantamount to construction freeze'

'Civil Administration strike tantamount to construction freeze'

Plans approved by political echelon halted after Civil Administration employees' strike; Yesha Council Chairman writes urgent letter to PM.Mordechai Sones, 11/07/2018 15:28
The Zionist answer to Arab and Muslim Terror

The Zionist answer to Arab and Muslim Terror

Facts on the ground. Let the likes of Mahmoud Abbas and the Fatah and Hamas goons see before their very own eyes how their encouragement of Muslim terror results in new Jewish communities. Victor Sharpe, 08/02/2018 10:38
WH: Neither Jewish building nor building freeze will bring peace

WH: Neither Jewish building nor building freeze will bring peace

'Administration recognizes that past demands for a settlement freeze have not helped advance peace talks.'Gary Willig, 17/10/2017 20:30
'The situation is worse than during the Obama era'

'The situation is worse than during the Obama era'

Jewish Home MK slams PM for asking US for permission for every home built in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2017 18:26
Saying one thing and doing another

Saying one thing and doing another

Netanyahu repeatedly declares commitment to develop settlements, yet no building permits in sight; Shomron threatens unprecedented protest.Mordechai Sones, 03/10/2017 22:40
Thousands of units in Judea, Samaria to be approved in October

Thousands of units in Judea, Samaria to be approved in October

Housing projects, including 300 homes in Beit El and replacement neighborhood for Migron evictees, to be approved after holidays.Nitsan Keidar, 24/09/2017 17:24
Jewish construction in  Jerusalem to be unfrozen

Jewish construction in Jerusalem to be unfrozen

Thousands of units planned forJerusalem neighborhoods frozen during Obama administration set to be approved, Arab squatters to be evicted.David Rosenberg, 03/07/2017 12:03
'Netanyahu ordered freezing of the Jerusalem building plans'

'Netanyahu ordered freezing of the Jerusalem building plans'

Deputy mayor of Jerusalem says approval of 7,000 homes in Jerusalem came only after he told Likud ministers he would go public about freeze.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2017 22:55
Beit El to petition High Court against Netanyahu

Beit El to petition High Court against Netanyahu

Head of Beit El council demonstration at Netanyahu's office on broken promises to build: 'He simply lied to us and we held back.'Mordechai Sones, 19/06/2017 20:33
'There will be no construction in Judea and Samaria soon'

'There will be no construction in Judea and Samaria soon'

Beit El Council head hears from PM that promise to build 300 housing units will take a long time, few building permits in the next 6 months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2017 18:15
'The commitment to Beit El will be fulfilled'

'The commitment to Beit El will be fulfilled'

PM says promised plans to build 300 housing units in Beit El will be fulfilled 'as soon as possible.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2017 16:54
'There never was a better government for settlement'

'There never was a better government for settlement'

Prime Minister Netanyahu opens Likud meeting with reference to Judea Samaria protest against freeze policy.Mordechai Sones, 19/06/2017 16:47
'If we do not fight, we will get another 4 years of Obama'

'If we do not fight, we will get another 4 years of Obama'

Israelis called upon to protest outside PM's residence tonight against construction freeze in Judea and Samaria despite promises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2017 15:39
'Government halted construction projects in Jerusalem'

'Government halted construction projects in Jerusalem'

Detailed documents prove plans for 6,000 housing units were nixed thanks to quiet freeze.Chana Roberts, 19/06/2017 09:03
'There's almost no construction anywhere in Judea and Samaria'

'There's almost no construction anywhere in Judea and Samaria'

Jewish Home minister claims de facto building freeze in place, calls on PM to end restrictions on construction.Eliran Aharon, 18/06/2017 19:58
'There is no freeze in Judea and Samaria'

'There is no freeze in Judea and Samaria'

Yesha Council head says PM is being cautious, but there is no building freeze, and that the Amona replacement is moving along.Eliran Aharon, 14/06/2017 21:48
Beit El embarks on struggle for construction

Beit El embarks on struggle for construction

Head of Beit El council announces intention to embark on public struggle after PM 'pushed Beit El into corner'.Mordechai Sones, 11/06/2017 13:13
'Defense Minister's numbers are wrong'

'Defense Minister's numbers are wrong'

Samaria leader Yossi Dagan says Liberman's numbers are wrong, insists government stop de facto building freeze.Ido Ben Porat, 11/06/2017 12:08
Watch Netanyahu's unfulfilled promise

Watch Netanyahu's unfulfilled promise

PM makes clear in meeting with Judea and Samaria mayors that he will not implement promise of 300 Beit El housing units any time soon.Mordechai Sones, 08/06/2017 14:55
Will Abbas surrender freeze?

Will Abbas surrender freeze?

Advisor to PA chairman says Abbas willing to cede building freeze as precondition for opening negotiations, contrary to previous position.Mordechai Sones, 08/06/2017 11:28
'We are waiting for the renewal of construction in Yesha'

'We are waiting for the renewal of construction in Yesha'

Head of Samaria Regional Council discusses lack of construction in Judea and Samaria with PM, hopes for construction renewal soon.Hezki Baruch, 06/06/2017 16:44
'In ten years not one house has been built'

'In ten years not one house has been built'

Beit El council head fed up with quiet construction freeze: 'Not even one new home listed.'Mordechai Sones, 05/06/2017 18:19
How many illegal Arab homes have been ignored?

How many illegal Arab homes have been ignored?

Jewish Home MK says he'll convene urgent meeting to deal with illegal Arab building spree.Hezki Baruch, 04/06/2017 08:28
'Netanyahu is voluntarily freezing construction'

'Netanyahu is voluntarily freezing construction'

Shomron Regional Council head: Likud should replace Netanyahu if he continues to voluntarily freeze construction in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 02/06/2017 20:15
Is there a quiet construction freeze in Jerusalem?

Is there a quiet construction freeze in Jerusalem?

Only 171 housing units built in capital since the beginning of the year. Has the quiet freeze of the Obama years continued?Shimon Cohen, 21/05/2017 17:40
Report: Trump to ask for 'settlement curb' during visit

Report: Trump to ask for 'settlement curb' during visit

US official says President Trump will reiterate request that Israel 'hold back on settlements' during his first visit next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2017 22:58
US Ambassador: There's no demand for a building freeze

US Ambassador: There's no demand for a building freeze

New US Ambassador to Israel says Trump is coming to Israel with no 'pre-prepared plan or road map.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2017 09:13
Arab states offer improved relations for Israeli concessions

Arab states offer improved relations for Israeli concessions

Offer includes lifting on restrictions on airspace and telecommunications links in exchange for construction freeze and other concessions.JTA, 16/05/2017 19:36
Erekat 'hopes' Israel will halt construction

Erekat 'hopes' Israel will halt construction

Senior PLO official hopes Israel will halt construction in Judea and Samaria but does not make that a condition for talks.Elad Benari, 15/05/2017 06:05
'There is no freeze. We will build in Judea and Samaria'

'There is no freeze. We will build in Judea and Samaria'

Deputy Defense Minister says even with Cabinet restrictions, construction in Judea and Samaria will be greater than previous 8 years.Shimon Cohen, 04/04/2017 17:10
'Israel needs new leadership'

'Israel needs new leadership'

PM's brother-in-law says Netanyahu must build in Judea and Samaria - or be replaced.Benny Toker, 02/04/2017 22:43
'There is no building freeze; this is a breakthrough'

'There is no building freeze; this is a breakthrough'

Yesha leader hails PM's new building directives as a 'breakthrough' for the settlement movement.Eliran Aharon, 02/04/2017 20:42
Over 240 acres in Samaria declared state land

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, 30/03/2017 22:59
Trump asked Israel to stop building outside 'blocs'

Trump asked Israel to stop building outside 'blocs'

Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt asked Israel to cease building in communities located outside so-called “settlement blocs”, sources say.Elad Benari, 23/03/2017 03:16
'Netanyahu approved construction - then froze it'

'Netanyahu approved construction - then froze it'

Jewish Home minister says Prime Minister behind building freeze. Prime Minister's office denies claims.Hezki Baruch, 09/03/2017 18:06
'We will not remain silent if freeze continues'

'We will not remain silent if freeze continues'

Chairman of Likud National Headquarters hopes to see new construction in Judea and Samaria.Benny Tocker, 09/03/2017 02:16
PM's office: Building freeze report is false

PM's office: Building freeze report is false

PM's office strongly denies Arutz Sheva report that Netanyahu instructed a freeze on thousands units in Yesha he had approved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2017 16:38
Israeli government approves 671 new homes in Jerusalem

Israeli government approves 671 new homes in Jerusalem

Israeli government approves new homes in Jerusalem, mayor says he hopes pressure from US has ended.Yedidya Ben-Or, 22/01/2017 13:16
Jerusalem Building Committee delays approval of new units

Jerusalem Building Committee delays approval of new units

Jerusalem Building Committee delays meeting to approve new units, chairman says delay is at PM Netanyahu's request.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/12/2016 13:16
1,440 new housing units to be built in Jerusalem

1,440 new housing units to be built in Jerusalem

Building committee announces 1,440 new housing units in Ramat Shlomo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2016 14:24
MK Dichter: End the freeze and start building

MK Dichter: End the freeze and start building

Likud MK says now is the time to resume construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem in the wake of Trump's election.Hezki Baruch, 13/11/2016 04:52
Government isn't building homes

Government isn't building homes

Samaria Council Head criticizes government, says no current building projects thanks to current coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2016 16:30
PMO denies Netanyahu agreed to construction freeze

PMO denies Netanyahu agreed to construction freeze

Prime Minister's Office categorically denies reports that Netanyahu agreed to a quiet construction freeze in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/10/2016 17:51
MK Lavie: State responsible for wounded soldier

MK Lavie: State responsible for wounded soldier

MK Lavie calls on Defense Ministry to cut red tape and build ramp so that wounded soldier can finally go home.Gary Willig, 10/10/2016 01:12
Abu Mazen: Boycott the Middle East Quartet

Abu Mazen: Boycott the Middle East Quartet

It seems the PA can't take the heat: in wake of accusations levelled in the Quartet report, Abbas calls for the boycott of Mid-East Quartet.Rachel Kaplan, 05/07/2016 11:41
Mayor Barkat blames government for building freeze

Mayor Barkat blames government for building freeze

Jerusalem Mayor marks Jerusalem Day by praising residents for 'coping' with terror wave, accuses govt. of Jewish construction freeze.Hezki Baruch, 03/06/2016 13:35
Housing Minister: Government isn't building

Housing Minister: Government isn't building

Construction and Housing Minister Yoav Galant admits the government’s policy is not to build in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 30/05/2016 06:12
Report: Netanyahu and Herzog agreed on freeze

Report: Netanyahu and Herzog agreed on freeze

Channel 10 News reveals that Netanyahu and Herzog are drafting an announcement on a freeze on construction in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 16/05/2016 03:14
Herzog demands official building freeze

Herzog demands official building freeze

Negotiations to expand coalition gaining momentum as Herzog looks to win over support within party, extract concessions from Netanyahu.David Rosenberg, 15/05/2016 11:19
When Clinton tried to quash 'right-wing Israel'

When Clinton tried to quash 'right-wing Israel'

New book exposes how Livni refused Clinton's 2009 demand she join unity government, and Clinton's tensions with 'f***ing Bibi.'Ari Yashar, 04/05/2016 11:21