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UN Ambassador attends anti-sovereignty rally

Nikolai Mladenov, together with European Union representative, takes part in rally initiated by PA in Jericho.

UN Ambassador attends anti-sovereignty rally

Ancient Jewish burial tomb desecrated by Arab grave-robbers

2000-year-old human remains from Jewish burial tomb near Jericho reinterred after being dug up and scattered by Arab grave-robbers.

Ancient Jewish burial tomb desecrated by Arab grave-robbersplayer

Jericho Arabs loot ancient tombs and desecrate graves

In Jericho area, Second Temple era burial tomb discovered exposed with graves looted and human remains scattered throughout area.

Jericho Arabs loot ancient tombs and desecrate gravesplayer

Civil Administration set for demolitions in 'Mevo'ot Yericho'

Knesset Land of Israel lobby turns to cabinet ministers, calling on them to stop demolitions tomorrow in Jordan Valley community.

Civil Administration set for demolitions in 'Mevo'ot Yericho'

Jericho terrorist died of gas inhalation

IDF report shows terrorist who attacked IDF soldiers with an iron rod died from inhaling gas used in crowd dispersal.

Jericho terrorist died of gas inhalation

Jericho: Terrorist killed after attempting attack on soldiers

Terrorist armed with iron rod tries to steal soldier's rifle. In response, soldier pushes him back with his weapon, causing his death.

Jericho: Terrorist killed after attempting attack on soldiers

Jericho: Soldiers injured from mine explosion

7 soldiers lightly and moderately injured after military vehicle drives over anti-tank mine near PA-controlled city of Jericho.

Jericho: Soldiers injured from mine explosion

'Dogs and Americans not allowed'

PA store hangs anti-American banner following President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

'Dogs and Americans not allowed'

U.S. launches water project in Jericho

Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt on hand for launch of $10 million project to improve access to wastewater treatment and water Jericho farmers.

U.S. launches water project in Jericho

Potential water shortage in Dead Sea area

Water well failure can cause 40% water supply shortage, causing great damage to agriculture and economy in Dead Sea, Jericho areas.

Potential water shortage in Dead Sea area

PA reveals covert talks on full IDF withdrawal

Senior PA sources say they rejected Israeli proposal to pull out from Ramallah and Jericho, demand a withdrawal from all cities in region.

PA reveals covert talks on full IDF withdrawal

Cabinet discusses unilateral withdrawals

Security Cabinet to receive report on formerly secret talks with PA to pull IDF from Ramallah and Jericho; 'this is a prize to terror.'

Cabinet discusses unilateral withdrawals

Britain: The 'settlements' are illegal

British Foreign blasts Israel’s initiative to declare 1500 dunams of land near Jericho, as Israeli state land.

Britain: The 'settlements' are illegal

State Department slams Jericho land demarcation

US State Dept. says Israeli acquisition of 15 dunams 'calls into question' its commitment to two states; UN's Ban says he is 'worried.'

Global condemnation floods in for Jericho land demarcation

Israel to declare area near Jericho as state land

Following political and expert approval, 1,500 dunams north of Almog is in the finishing process of being declared state land.

Israel to declare area near Jericho as state land

Jericho Resident Charged in Murder of Pole Tourist

Kutiba Atian, 21, from Jericho, was indicted Thursday for the April murder of 24-year-old Daria Magdalena Rozmeark.

Jericho Resident Indicted for Murder of Polish Tourist

Yesh Atid Spreads Lie about Int'l Women's Day

In party e-mail, MK Dr. Aliza Lavie touts fabricated version of the communist holiday's origins.

Yesh Atid Spreads Lie about International Women's Day

Financial Crisis? PA Planning Airport and Railway

PA announces several new transportation related projects and is even seeking to expand into areas under Israeli control.

Financial Crisis? PA Planning Airport and Railway

Palestinian Arabs Set Up Outpost Near Jericho

Arabs and leftist activists take over abandoned homes near Jericho, in protest of Israel's refusal to "evict settlements."

Palestinian Arabs Set Up Outpost Near Jericho

Yaalon Freezes Plans for New PA City

A new PA city being planned would have taken away 500 acres of Israeli land.

Yaalon Freezes Plans for New PA City Near Jericho

EMP Attack Could Throw Iran 'Back to Stone Age'

Israel might attack Iran by using electromagnetic pulses (EMP) which could send the Islamic Republic “back to the Stone Age.”

Israeli EMP Attack Could Throw Iran 'Back to Stone Age'

Israeli Wounded in Samaria Road Terror Attack

An Israeli motorist was wounded late Wednesday in a road terror attack while driving near a town in Samaria, north of Ramallah.

Israeli Wounded in Samaria Road Terror Attack

Swastikas, Pro-PA Graffiti on Ancient Synagogue

An ancient Jewish synagogue near Jericho was defaced with swastikas and pro-PA propaganda.

Swastikas, Pro-PA Graffiti on Ancient Synagogue

PA to Open Duty Free Shop in Jericho

Palestinian Authority planning to open a duty-free shop in Jericho, near the Allenby Bridge crossing.

PA to Open Duty Free Shop in Jericho

New Kollel Opens in Jericho

New kolel in Jericho strengthens the already increasing presence in the ancient Jewish city.

New Kollel Opens in Jericho

Weekly Lesson Joshua: Chapter IV

Weekly Lesson Joshua: Chapter IVplayer

Group: Don't Buy "Kassam Lulavim"

Notices posted in Hareidi neighborhoods in Jerusalem and Bnei Brak call for a boycott of lulavim (palm fronds) grown in Gaza and Jericho.

Group: Don't Buy "Kassam Lulavim"

Baby Enters Covenant in Jericho

For the first time in many years, a Jewish baby boy has been circumcised in the ancient city of Jericho.

Baby Enters Covenant – in Jericho

PA Seeks Foot in Israeli Door

PA blurs the Oslo Accord lines, building roads illegally in Israeli territory and criticizing Christians for not supporting its attempts to do so.

PA Seeks to Build Roads in Israel

Police Caught by Judge

Boy was arrested on Friday for allegedly organizing entry to Jericho; spent the Sabbath in the police station. Judge rules the arrest illega

Judge Criticizes Police, Orders Sabbath-Detained Boy Freed

PA Ignores Jewish Jericho

As Arabs celebrate "10,000th birthday" of Jericho, no mention is made of its Jewish history and vandalized synagogues.

PA Celebrates Jericho’s Birthday, Ignores Jewish Connection

Girls Arrested on Jericho March

Police arrest dozens of Jewish teen-aged girls participating in the 'Hebrew Cities' march, which aimed to march to Shechem and Jericho.

Report: Police Use Tear Gas to Arrest 40 Jewish Girls on March

Mezuzah on Jericho Synagogue

Fifty Land of Israel loyalists in Jericho place Israeli flag at ancient synagogue there, and plan to march via the outposts.

Israeli Flag on Synagogue in PA-Controlled City

Drama in Jericho Synagogue

An MK and several activists circumvent the IDF to enter Jericho in dramatic protest for a Jewish presence. They said they were removed "violently."

MK, Activists in Jericho Synagogue Drama

Jews Pray in Jericho Shul

Jews prayed in the Shalom al Yisrael synagogue in Jericho this week. Worshippers hope Israel will reclaim the site for the Jewish people.

Jews Pray in Jericho, Hope for Returnplayer