Illegal Construction

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Struggle to preserve Area C set to commence

Struggle to preserve Area C set to commence

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee to convene to discuss issue. Some in political system try to pressure Chairman to cancel discussion.Mordechai Sones, 28/07/2020 22:14
Inspectors attacked at Har Meron nature reserve

Inspectors attacked at Har Meron nature reserve

Officials posting court orders on illegal structures built on nature reserve attacked, pelted with stones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 18:56
IDF confiscates heavy equipment used in illegal Area C construction

IDF confiscates heavy equipment used in illegal Area C construction

Dozens of pieces of heavy equipment, from bulldozers to stone saws, confiscated from quarries in operation to stop illegal construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2020 16:22
IDF taking action against illegal PA construction

IDF taking action against illegal PA construction

PA news agency reports on IDF activity to enforce the law in Judea and Samaria.Dalit Halevi, 04/05/2020 04:01
'Construction company worked for PA since 2011'

'Construction company worked for PA since 2011'

Amichai, Shiloh residents welcome Defense Minister Bennett's stand against illegal PA construction in open areas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2020 14:44
This is how the PA builds on Israeli nature reserves

This is how the PA builds on Israeli nature reserves

Jerusalem District Court hears petition against PA construction of illegal school in middle of nature reserve with EU funding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/01/2020 17:07
Bowing to Joint Arab List demands, Knesset Committee to debate suspending Kaminetz Law

Bowing to Joint Arab List demands, Knesset Committee to debate suspending Kaminetz Law

Arab MKs pressure to suspend Kaminetz Law, leaving Negev and Galilee at mercy of rampant illegal construction.Mordechai Sones, 30/12/2019 16:57
Bennett to EU: 'We'll destroy your construction in Area C'

Bennett to EU: 'We'll destroy your construction in Area C'

Defense Min. Bennett: Funding illegal construction in Judea and Samaria a 'waste of money.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2019 11:41
Blue & White to Joint List: Will repeal law on illegal building

Blue & White to Joint List: Will repeal law on illegal building

In exchange for recommending Gantz for PM, Blue and White promises Arab Joint List to repeal Kaminitz Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2019 00:06
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
State ignoring illegal takeover of planned industrial zone

State ignoring illegal takeover of planned industrial zone

Construction of new industrial zone in Samaria being held up by illegal Arab construction on State land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2019 08:34
Illegal Bedouin school will not open with school year

Illegal Bedouin school will not open with school year

Be'er Sheva District Court rules Bedouin school being illegally built on private Jewish land cannot open until it receives proper permits.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2019 18:40
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
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
'New Palestinian city in Shilo bloc'

'New Palestinian city in Shilo bloc'

Amichai and Adei Ad committees in Shilo bloc attack government impotence in face of PA expansion; Residents demonstrate.Mordechai Sones, 02/07/2019 22:23
Residents of Efrat have had enough

Residents of Efrat have had enough

Judean city residents launch uncompromising grassroots campaign to halt land theft that threatens their homes.Mordechai Sones, 14/03/2019 19:38
Bedouin squatters forced to demolish illegal farm

Bedouin squatters forced to demolish illegal farm

Structures in illegal farm demolished after Regavim uncovers land seizure, tax evasion plot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2019 20:52
'Zero tolerance for illegal Bedouin construction in the Negev'

'Zero tolerance for illegal Bedouin construction in the Negev'

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel says State has offered housing solutions to Bedouin in illegal villages, but they have refused all offers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2019 15:34
'Time to end illegal Bedouin land grabs'

'Time to end illegal Bedouin land grabs'

Minister Ariel presents data showing a dramatic decline of illegal Bedouin construction. Next year's goal: an end to Illegal construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2018 12:00
'Arab MKs don't let the facts confuse them'

'Arab MKs don't let the facts confuse them'

Joint List MKs block road in protest against enforcement against illegal construction by Bedouin in south, despite compensation offer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2018 19:06
2 arrested during demolition of J'lem synagogue

2 arrested during demolition of J'lem synagogue

Jerusalem municipality orders demolition of illegally built synagogue; demonstrators clash with police, with two arrested.David Rosenberg, 28/08/2018 12:05
Samaria Council head stops Arab construction on Israeli land

Samaria Council head stops Arab construction on Israeli land

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan intervenes when Arabs carry out illegal construction on land owned by Jewish town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2018 22:48
'Arab residents flouting the law and the municipality'

'Arab residents flouting the law and the municipality'

Jerusalem City Council member Aryeh King says efforts to promote legal building among Arab sector in capital do nothing to stop illegal workArutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2018 18:42
Indictments for illegal Bedouin outposts built on Jewish land

Indictments for illegal Bedouin outposts built on Jewish land

Following a petition submitted by Regavim, indictments will be filed in case of network of Bedouin outposts on Jewish-owned land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2018 16:47
Civil Administration strikes, Arabs pave illegal roads

Civil Administration strikes, Arabs pave illegal roads

Samaria Arabs take advantage of lax enforcement during strike to carry out illegal excavation causing environmental damage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2018 19:01
Civil Admin. shuts down construction of illegal Arab road

Civil Admin. shuts down construction of illegal Arab road

Inspectors uncover ground broken for the construction of an illegal route in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2018 22:24
Housing Minister: Israel is losing the south

Housing Minister: Israel is losing the south

Minister Yoav Galant says Israel must renew momentum of Jewish settlement in north and south amid massive illegal Bedouin construction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2018 22:55
Arab MK's illegal office closed

Arab MK's illegal office closed

MK forced to close office operated out of building declared illegal in 2012.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2018 20:57
Arab outpost was built on privately owned Jewish land

Arab outpost was built on privately owned Jewish land

First petition against Arab construction on Jewish property since destruction of Amona scores important victory.Gary Willig, 13/12/2017 16:00
Court blocks 'explosive' demolition of illegal Arab homes in Jlm

Court blocks 'explosive' demolition of illegal Arab homes in Jlm

Jerusalem court halts planned demolition of illegal homes, which are to be leveled with explosive charges.David Rosenberg, 28/11/2017 16:35
Supreme Court issues temporary injunction against Arab outpost

Supreme Court issues temporary injunction against Arab outpost

Court issues interim order against illegal Arab outpost construction near Beit Iksa, close to Tel Aviv-Jerusalem railway bridge .Mordechai Sones, 13/11/2017 19:29
Illegal Arab neighborhood to be leveled - with explosives

Illegal Arab neighborhood to be leveled - with explosives

Six illegal Arab high-rise buildings in Jerusalem to be demolished in controlled explosion.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2017 22:39
Can an e-mail stop an Arab bulldozer?

Can an e-mail stop an Arab bulldozer?

How did the Civil Administration respond when Regavim activists uncovered illegal Arab digging near a major highway?Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2017 22:39
Israel demolishes illegally-built schools funded by EU

Israel demolishes illegally-built schools funded by EU

EU funds construction of kindergartens built without seeking proper permits.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 24/08/2017 18:54
'Act against illegal construction in Binyamin'

'Act against illegal construction in Binyamin'

Regavim turns to Supreme Court to force government to act against illegal construction by Arabs near Jewish towns in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2017 20:50
Supreme Court halts work on illegal Arab vacation village

Supreme Court halts work on illegal Arab vacation village

Court issues interim injunction against illegal building of guest rooms and swimming pools near central Samaria road.Reut Hadar, 09/08/2017 19:04
Illegal Arab outpost built next to train bridge in Jerusalem

Illegal Arab outpost built next to train bridge in Jerusalem

Supreme Court issues temporary injunction against illegal construction of new Arab outpost near tunnel vital to Jerusalem-Tel Aviv railway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2017 22:42
Palestinian Authority: Israel will loosen restrictions in Area C

Palestinian Authority: Israel will loosen restrictions in Area C

Finance Minister Kahlon reportedly gifts land to PA, allows potentially dangerous construction, and nixes destruction of illegal homes.Dalit Halevi, 07/06/2017 08:47
Israel asks UN for permission to inspect Armon Hanatziv compound

Israel asks UN for permission to inspect Armon Hanatziv compound

State asks for delay in response to petition against illegal construction by UN in Jerusalem, seeks to tour compound with UN permission.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2017 18:45
'One state, one law, one enforcement'

'One state, one law, one enforcement'

PM satisfied with passage of amendment to Building and Planning Law, which includes reforms for enforcement against illegal building.Hezki Baruch and Nitzan Keidar, 05/04/2017 18:17
Regavim Applauds Interior Committee Passage of “Kamenetz Bill”

Regavim Applauds Interior Committee Passage of “Kamenetz Bill”

Knesset Plenum set to vote on bill in special session this week, despite winter recess.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2017 14:53
'Illegal Arab road endangers lives'

'Illegal Arab road endangers lives'

Illegal Arab road being built in Binyamin poses safety hazard for drivers on adjacent main road, but work continues nevertheless.Mordechai Sones, 28/03/2017 19:39
Suit against UN for illegal construction in Jerusalem

Suit against UN for illegal construction in Jerusalem

Regavim petitions Supreme Court against misuse of state lands and illegal construction by UN in Israel's capital.Gary Willig, 27/03/2017 20:48
Interior committee discusses "Wild-West" Arab construction

Interior committee discusses "Wild-West" Arab construction

Interior committee discusses burgeoning illegal Arab construction and the need for enforcement and infrastructure.Hezki Baruch, 30/01/2017 17:18
More than 40 illegal Arab structures demolished

More than 40 illegal Arab structures demolished

Illegal Arab structures in Gush Etzion area and near Maale Adumim demolished by the Civil Administration.Ido Ben Porat, 04/01/2017 21:18
Saving the Land of Israel via drone

Saving the Land of Israel via drone

Regavim uses drones to document illegal Arab land-use in Judea, Samaria and even pre-'67 Triangle.Hillel Fendel, 06/12/2016 01:42
Illegal construction laws apply to Arabs too

Illegal construction laws apply to Arabs too

Palestinian Arab lies do not turn into truth just because they are repeated. In response to US threats if Israel takes action against an illegal Arab new village, it is time to examine the facts on the ground - literally. David Bedein, 18/08/2016 22:46
Israel needs to learn from Iran – go rogue

Israel needs to learn from Iran – go rogue

Israel should play hard to get for a while. Jack Engelhard, 17/08/2016 09:35
EU builds Palestinian homes - next to Israeli town

EU builds Palestinian homes - next to Israeli town

Residents of the town of Carmel, in the Har Hevron region, were shocked on Shabbat to discover their new Palestinian neighbors.Ido Ben Porat and Rachel Kaplan, 26/07/2016 11:45
Arab mayors refuse to destroy illegal buildings

Arab mayors refuse to destroy illegal buildings

Deputy head of banned Islamic Movement claims that new move is intended to create internal Palestinian conflict.Dalit Halevy, 22/06/2016 09:58
Illegal Arab buildings on ancient site destroyed

Illegal Arab buildings on ancient site destroyed

After Supreme Court appeal, Civil Admin destroys illegal Arab buildings on archaeological site, though not in time to save most remains.Orly Harari, 05/04/2016 14:56
Deri: No demolitions of illegal Arab homes

Deri: No demolitions of illegal Arab homes

Interior Minister cuts deal with Arab mayors to stop demolitions of illegal buildings, calls for more PA workers in Israel.David Rosenberg, 02/03/2016 17:31
Land of Israel Lobby targets EU illegal building

Land of Israel Lobby targets EU illegal building

MKs demand EU demolish its own illegal buildings, condemn blatant EU violations of Israeli law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2016 15:05
EU: Israel must stop demolishing illegal building

EU: Israel must stop demolishing illegal building

European Union calls on Israel to halt demolition of illegal Palestinian construction funded by the EU.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2016 20:59
Arab MKs threaten violence over building laws

Arab MKs threaten violence over building laws

Government finally moves to crack down on illegal Arab building in Israel, sparking backlash from extremist Arab MKs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2016 12:18
Israel treats Palestinians worse? Not quite

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, 19/01/2016 13:11
EU pays for illegal road to help PA annex Area C

EU pays for illegal road to help PA annex Area C

Road being built between Gush Etzion and Dead Sea on land that is all part of Israeli-controlled Area C.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2016 14:18