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The answer to terror: 770 new housing units in Ariel

The answer to terror: 770 new housing units in Ariel

Infrastructure work on 770 housing units in Ariel to commence on Tuesday.Ben Ariel, 19/03/2019 03:08
Meretz head furious over Hevron construction

Meretz head furious over Hevron construction

MK Tamar Zandberg blasts Cabinet plan to approve 31 housing units in Hevron. "The settlement in Hevron should be evacuated, not inflated."Nitsan Keidar, 14/10/2018 04:02
First time: Construction for Jews in Beit Hanina

First time: Construction for Jews in Beit Hanina

Jerusalem Planning and Building Committee approves 150 housing units, half earmarked for Jews, in predominantly Arab neighborhood of J'lem.Ido Ben Porat, 05/09/2018 17:42
Hamas journal: The 'settlements' have multiplied

Hamas journal: The 'settlements' have multiplied

Hamas-affiliated journal criticizes PA for allowing "Israeli settlements" to increase since Oslo Accords.Dalit Halevi, 25/09/2017 05:15
'If the government isn't building, we will'

'If the government isn't building, we will'

Residents of Neve Tzuf begin construction of a new neighborhood named after terror victims and declare: We're here to stay.Benny Tocker, 25/07/2017 03:13
Hamas: Building in Jerusalem 'promotes terror'

Hamas: Building in Jerusalem 'promotes terror'

Hamas newspaper publishes cartoon asserting that "settlement building" amounts to terror.Dalit Halevi, 27/06/2017 04:05
UNHRC urges countries to avoid ties with 'settlements'

UNHRC urges countries to avoid ties with 'settlements'

UNHRC adopts four anti-Israel resolutions, including motion condemning Israel for "settlement construction".Ben Ariel, Canada, 24/03/2017 22:30
Egypt joins in attack on Israeli construction

Egypt joins in attack on Israeli construction

Egypt says Israel's construction plans in Maale Adumim and in Jerusalem harm the peace process.Ben Ariel, Canada, 09/07/2016 02:15
State Department blasts Israeli 'land seizures'

State Department blasts Israeli 'land seizures'

State Department uses unusually strong language in condemning Israel's plans to build in Maale Adumim and in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 06/07/2016 06:14
UN chief blasts Israeli construction in Jerusalem

UN chief blasts Israeli construction in Jerusalem

UN Secretary-General says approval of housing units in Maale Adumim and Jerusalem raises questions about Israel's long-term intentions.Elad Benari, 05/07/2016 02:14
Glick: Construction is the answer to terror

Glick: Construction is the answer to terror

"The power of life will defeat the power of darkness," says MK Yehuda Glick following recent terrorist attacks.Eliran Aharon, 04/07/2016 04:45
Netanyahu distances himself from E1 building plans

Netanyahu distances himself from E1 building plans

PM's office says any construction plans for E1 that were promoted during Uri Ariel's time in office are irrelevant now.Nitsan Keidar, 30/12/2015 06:14
PA: Israel Trying to Sabotage Peace Efforts

PA: Israel Trying to Sabotage Peace Efforts

PA, leftist MKs slam the announcement for tenders of over 1,800 new housing units in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/01/2014 21:26
Kerry Seeks Peace Framework in Tenth Visit

Kerry Seeks Peace Framework in Tenth Visit

As Kerry begins 2014 with a trip to the Middle East, State Department official says Israeli construction "creates a lot of questions."Elad Benari, 01/01/2014 06:44
Abbas Asks Americans to Stop Israeli Construction

Abbas Asks Americans to Stop Israeli Construction

The PA has appealed to the United States to block Israel's plan to build new homes in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/12/2013 21:36
EU Official Warns Israel Over Planned Construction

EU Official Warns Israel Over Planned Construction

Israel should expect a "strong reaction" if it announces new construction in Judea and Samaria, says EU official.Elad Benari, 27/12/2013 02:12
PA Officials: Israel 'Killing the Peace Process'

PA Officials: Israel 'Killing the Peace Process'

As expected, PA officials express outrage over reports that Israel plans to announce extensive new construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 26/12/2013 05:15
Netanyahu to Announce Extended Construction

Netanyahu to Announce Extended Construction

PM plans to announce extended Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria next week, parallel to the release of another 26 terrorists.Elad Benari, 26/12/2013 02:16
PA: Cancel Building Tenders Or Talks Over

PA: Cancel Building Tenders Or Talks Over

PA claims Israel didn't really cancel construction tenders announced several weeks ago, threatens to end talks.Elad Benari, 02/12/2013 01:16
Ban Concerned Over Tensions Between Israel and PA

Ban Concerned Over Tensions Between Israel and PA

UN chief says Israeli construction is "cause for very grave concern", says it risks collapse of peace talks.Elad Benari, 01/12/2013 04:31
UN Official: 'Settlements' Holding Back Peace

UN Official: 'Settlements' Holding Back Peace

UN's Jeffrey Feltman warns that chances of peace may be damaged because of Israel's plan to build beyond the 'Green Line'.Elad Benari, 20/11/2013 04:13
Bennett: One Cannot Occupy His Own Home

Bennett: One Cannot Occupy His Own Home

Economy Minister responds to CNN's Christiane Amanpour who asked about Israeli construction in the "occupied West Bank."Elad Benari, 19/11/2013 06:13
Minister Ariel: We'll Keep Building

Minister Ariel: We'll Keep Building

Housing Minister says that even if the Prime Minister reprimands him over construction in Judea and Samaria, he will continue as planned.Elad Benari, 17/11/2013 01:43
Mount Scopus Park Project Approved

Mount Scopus Park Project Approved

Despite efforts by Minister Amir Peretz to stop it, a new national park on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem has been approved.Elad Benari, 15/11/2013 00:15
Danon: Peace Now Continues to Incite

Danon: Peace Now Continues to Incite

Peace Now is deliberately providing false information about Israel's construction plans, charges Deputy Defense Minister.Elad Benari, 14/11/2013 05:15
Activist: Netanyahu is Making a Big Mistake

Activist: Netanyahu is Making a Big Mistake

Netanyahu’s decision to please the Americans by freezing construction is a huge mistake, says Daniela Weiss.Elad Benari, 14/11/2013 03:45
Netanyahu Reprimands Ariel for New Construction

Netanyahu Reprimands Ariel for New Construction

PM Netanyahu directs Housing Minister Uri Ariel to reconsider all new plans for construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 13/11/2013 00:08
PA: No Deal is Better than Deal with 'Settlements'

PA: No Deal is Better than Deal with 'Settlements'

PA negotiator: Failure to reach a peace deal with Israel would be better than an agreement which allows it to continue “settlements.”Elad Benari, 12/11/2013 05:12
PA: Stop the 'Settlements' Or We're Not Talking

PA: Stop the 'Settlements' Or We're Not Talking

Senior PA official: No talks as long as Israel continues with "unprecedented settlement attacks."Elad Benari, 06/11/2013 01:13
PA Threatens Security Council Action

PA Threatens Security Council Action

After Israel announces new construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem, PLO says it will go the UN Security Council.Elad Benari, 04/11/2013 02:13
PA Peace Negotiators Resign...Maybe

PA Peace Negotiators Resign...Maybe

PA news agency reports that the team for negotiations with Israel has resigned, but senior official denies the report.Elad Benari, 01/11/2013 01:13
PA: Israel is Destroying the Peace Process

PA: Israel is Destroying the Peace Process

PA says Israel is “trying to wreck peace talks” with plans to build 1,500 new homes in Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 31/10/2013 03:15
Ban: Releasing Murderers is Good, Building is Bad

Ban: Releasing Murderers is Good, Building is Bad

UN chief condemns Israel for building, but welcomes its "gesture" of releasing murderers.Elad Benari, 31/10/2013 00:12
Israel to Promote New Jerusalem Construction

Israel to Promote New Jerusalem Construction

Israel will promote new construction projects in Jerusalem, including hundreds of new housing units in Ramat Shlomo.Elad Benari, 30/10/2013 02:42
Merkel Urges 'Restraint' in Judea and Samaria

Merkel Urges 'Restraint' in Judea and Samaria

German Chancellor meets PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, reiterates her country's commitment to the "two-state solution."Elad Benari, Canada, 18/10/2013 20:47
Thousands Gather in Jerusalem, Tell Gov't to Build

Thousands Gather in Jerusalem, Tell Gov't to Build

Participants in the “One State for One Nation” convention called on the government to ignore pressure and build in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 03/10/2013 05:13
MK Ariel Launches New Karnei Shomron Neighborhood

MK Ariel Launches New Karnei Shomron Neighborhood

"Every neighborhood being built in Samaria helps lower housing prices. I am committed to building," says Housing Minister.Elad Benari, 29/08/2013 04:16
Samaria: Jews Confront IDF over Arab Workers

Samaria: Jews Confront IDF over Arab Workers

Residents of Yitzhar blocked IDF vehicles from entering because army insisted on employing Arab drivers.Arutz Sheva, 28/08/2013 13:17
Akunis: A Palestinian State? No Way

Akunis: A Palestinian State? No Way

"I was against a Palestinian state in the past and am still against it today," Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis declares.Elad Benari, 27/08/2013 06:13
MKs: Construction Must Go On Despite Talks

MKs: Construction Must Go On Despite Talks

"Building in Judea and Samaria is not an issue," declares Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis at dedication of new Shomron neighborhood.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 26/08/2013 03:45
Ariel: No to the Auschwitz Borders

Ariel: No to the Auschwitz Borders

Housing Minister Uri Ariel in the Shomron: Anyone who thinks that Israel will retreat to the pre-1967 borders is wrong.Elad Benari, 26/08/2013 02:44
Kerry: Israeli Construction Was Expected

Kerry: Israeli Construction Was Expected

U.S. Secretary of State says Israel's announcement of new construction was expected and should not interfere with talks.Elad Benari, 13/08/2013 01:14
World Criticizes Israel Over New Construction

World Criticizes Israel Over New Construction

The United States, Russia, Europe and the UN all slammed Israel over its plans to build new homes in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 13/08/2013 00:14
Minister Ariel: We'll Continue to Build

Minister Ariel: We'll Continue to Build

Housing Minister declares that Israel will continue to build in Jerusalem, noting that so far all he sees is "an audacious Arab Spring."Elad Benari, 12/08/2013 03:47
Erekat Slams Israel Over Construction

Erekat Slams Israel Over Construction

PLO negotiator claims that Israeli construction means that Israel is not serious about peace.Elad Benari, 09/08/2013 04:43
U.S.: 'Settlements' Are Illegitimate

U.S.: 'Settlements' Are Illegitimate

United States says it disapproves of construction in Judea and Samaria, after Israel approves construction of more than 800 units.Elad Benari, 09/08/2013 03:13
Ariel: We're Not Promoting New Building Plans

Ariel: We're Not Promoting New Building Plans

Any construction in Judea and Samaria is based on plans that were approved long ago, emphasizes Housing Minister Uri Ariel.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/06/2013 01:19
Ban: 'Settlements' Undermine Hopes for Peace

Ban: 'Settlements' Undermine Hopes for Peace

UN leader Ban Ki-moon says he is "particularly trouble" by Israel's plans to increase construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/06/2013 23:02
PA: Israel Destroying Kerry's Efforts

PA: Israel Destroying Kerry's Efforts

PLO negotiator accuses Israel of "destroying" John Kerry's peace efforts by building new homes in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 31/05/2013 05:15
Israel to Build in Jerusalem, U.S. Angry

Israel to Build in Jerusalem, U.S. Angry

An official in the White House reacts angrily to news report that Israel approves construction of 300 new homes in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 30/05/2013 01:15
'Israel Losing Support Because of Settlements'

'Israel Losing Support Because of Settlements'

British Foreign Secretary blames loss of support in Britain towards Israel on its construction in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/05/2013 22:33
Danon: I Will Personally Ensure Construction

Danon: I Will Personally Ensure Construction

"Anyone who wants to legally promote building plans in Judea and Samaria can come to me," says Deputy Defense Minister.Elad Benari, 14/05/2013 04:16
U.S.: Beit El Construction is 'Counterproductive'

U.S.: Beit El Construction is 'Counterproductive'

The U.S. says that Israel's approval of new homes in Beit El is "counterproductive to the cause of peace."Elad Benari, 10/05/2013 05:43
PA Fumes After New Beit El Construction Approved

PA Fumes After New Beit El Construction Approved

The Palestinian Authority has expressed anger, once again, after Israel signed off on plans for 296 new homes in the town of Beit El.Elad Benari, 10/05/2013 03:12
Jerusalem Postpones E1-Related Discussion

Jerusalem Postpones E1-Related Discussion

A week before Obama’s visit, the city of Jerusalem has decided to postpone a meeting to discuss establishing a landfill adjacent to E1.Elad Benari, 13/03/2013 04:16
PA Slams Israel Over Beit El Construction

PA Slams Israel Over Beit El Construction

PA outraged over Israel’s approval of Beit El construction, says there will be no negotiations so long as 'settlements' continue.Elad Benari, 12/02/2013 05:43
Meridor: Limit Building to 'Settlement Blocs'

Meridor: Limit Building to 'Settlement Blocs'

Israel should announce before Obama’s visit it will not build beyond the “settlement blocs”, says Deputy PM Dan Meridor.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/02/2013 21:57