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Vandalism at Joshua's Altar

Vandalism at Joshua's Altar

Graffiti slated on historical site only days before the grand opening.Shlomo Witty, 28/03/2021 22:38
10-year-old moderately injured in fire in Samaria

10-year-old moderately injured in fire in Samaria

10-year-old boy injured in fire in the community of Yitzhar in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2021 03:00
Terrorist breaks into home in Samaria

Terrorist breaks into home in Samaria

Female terrorist captured after bursting into farmer's home in western Samaria.David Rosenberg, 08/03/2021 11:36
Shaked: Only Yamina has the courage to regulate the settlements

Shaked: Only Yamina has the courage to regulate the settlements

Yamina faction members tour isolated farms in Samaria and the Jordan Valley, promise to support settlement movement if elected.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/03/2021 17:15
Work on key Samaria bypass road begins

Work on key Samaria bypass road begins

Three years after the Samaria governor's hunger strike, the bypass road he demanded is underway.Shlomo Witty, 21/02/2021 19:46
Police officers injured while dispersing mass wedding in Samaria

Police officers injured while dispersing mass wedding in Samaria

About 100 people celebrate at wedding near Itamar, none of whom are residents of the community. Three policemen while dispersing the crowd.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2021 00:10
Small group allowed to visit Joseph's Tomb

Small group allowed to visit Joseph's Tomb

Samaria governor Yossi Dagan leads limited group for upkeep of the site.Shlomo Witty, 03/02/2021 09:58
IDF soldier from London foils terrorist attack in Samaria

IDF soldier from London foils terrorist attack in Samaria

Terrorist shot and killed while trying to stab soldiers in Samaria. Lone soldier from London instrumental in foiling attack.David Rosenberg, 26/01/2021 14:56
PA complains to UN over UAE-Samaria deals

PA complains to UN over UAE-Samaria deals

Palestinian Authority demands the UN punish the UAE for the trade deals which were signed between Samaria and UAE bussinesses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 18:13
Israeli attacked by Arabs in Samaria

Israeli attacked by Arabs in Samaria

Samaria council chairman condemns "attempted lynching" just 1 month after murder of Esther Horgan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 15:22
Arab squatters take over archeological site in Samaria

Arab squatters take over archeological site in Samaria

Second Temple-era ruins in Samaria damaged as Arab squatters illegally turn site into private residence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2021 11:05
Jordan condemns new Israeli construction in Samaria

Jordan condemns new Israeli construction in Samaria

Jordan says Israel’s approval of the construction of nearly 800 new housing units in Samaria is a "flagrant violation of international law".Elad Benari, 18/01/2021 06:38
Samaria lieutenant shares her feelings about Doctor Day in Samaria

Samaria lieutenant shares her feelings about Doctor Day in Samaria

IDF Lt Reut Sapir says that she and her soldiers try to live up to their reputationIdo Ben Porat, 11/01/2021 19:11
Traffic lights in Samaria to cost NIS 14 million

Traffic lights in Samaria to cost NIS 14 million

Minister Regev approves arrangement and traffic light at main Samaria junction. Dagan: 'Milestone on way to one million citizens in Samaria'Hezki Baruch, 26/12/2020 19:19
Calls mount to double size of Tal Menashe in honor of Esther Horgan

Calls mount to double size of Tal Menashe in honor of Esther Horgan

Master plan already exists for community's expansion to over 200 housing units.Hezki Baruch, 23/12/2020 10:28
'Esther fell in love with Israel on her first trip here'

'Esther fell in love with Israel on her first trip here'

"She first visited at the age of ten and said: This is where I have to live." Esther Horgan's husband recalls her love of the Land of IsraelRafael Levy, 22/12/2020 14:11
'She was a woman full of life, full of light'

'She was a woman full of life, full of light'

Elazar Roth, head of Tel Menashe's first-response team, describes searches for missing mother of six who was found murdered.Yoni Kempinski, 21/12/2020 13:24
Gantz: 'We will find the despicable murderer responsible'

Gantz: 'We will find the despicable murderer responsible'

Defense Minister vows terrorist responsible for murdering Israeli mother of six will be captured as leaders express outrage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 10:40
Video shows IDF fighter refraining from firing at terrorist

Video shows IDF fighter refraining from firing at terrorist

Video posted to social media shows IDF fighter seemingly afraid to open fire at terrorist who threw a firebomb at him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2020 01:35
25-year-old man injured in stoning attack near Tapuach Junction

25-year-old man injured in stoning attack near Tapuach Junction

25-year-old man was lightly injured in a stone throwing attack near the Tapuach Junction in Samaria. Suspect arrested in IDF raid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/12/2020 21:32
Historic agreement brings Samaria to Dubai

Historic agreement brings Samaria to Dubai

Delegation from Samaria signs agreement in Dubai to export Samaria honey, wine, olive oil, and tahini to the UAE.Hezki Baruch-Dubai, 07/12/2020 17:34
Psagot Winery owner: 'Pompeo corrected long-standing injustice'

Psagot Winery owner: 'Pompeo corrected long-standing injustice'

Arutz Sheva speaks with owner of the Psagot winery in Samaria about the historic visit of US Sec of State Mike PompeoYoni Kempinski, 19/11/2020 23:09
Education Minister Galant opens high school in Bruchin, Samaria

Education Minister Galant opens high school in Bruchin, Samaria

Education Minister Galant opens high school in Bruchin, Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 18/11/2020 13:18
Core community returns to Sa-Nur in northern Samaria, evacuated in Disengagement

Core community returns to Sa-Nur in northern Samaria, evacuated in Disengagement

This is far from the first time in the last 15 years that an attempt has been made to reestablish the community following the Disengagement.Yoni Kempinski, 17/11/2020 09:07
IDF foils shooting attack on army post in Samaria

IDF foils shooting attack on army post in Samaria

Terrorist drew gun on soldiers, was neutralized before he could fire.Orly Harari, 04/11/2020 10:40
Watch: Firebomb barrage in Samaria

Watch: Firebomb barrage in Samaria

Terrorists hurl firebombs at vehicles traveling on the Nabi Elias bypass road in the direction of Ma'ale Shomron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2020 02:59
Scientific cooperation agreement with US to be expanded to Judea and Samaria

Scientific cooperation agreement with US to be expanded to Judea and Samaria

PM omits David Elhayani and Samaria Council head who publicly criticized him from meeting with him and authority heads tomorrow.Mordechai Sones, 27/10/2020 22:23
'Inhuman to leave Samaria residents without water, electricity'

'Inhuman to leave Samaria residents without water, electricity'

MK Hava-Etty Atia visits Havat Gilad, where family home burned down due to failure to connect town to electrical grid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2020 18:01
Arab rioters set fire outside Israeli town in Samaria

Arab rioters set fire outside Israeli town in Samaria

Arsonists spark fires near Israeli town of Esh Kodesh, uproot trees and destroy fences. Residents who responded hit by barrage of stones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2020 20:19
'We're happy to make extreme leftists cry'

'We're happy to make extreme leftists cry'

Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi Dagan responds to criticism of piece on tourism industry in Samaria.Yehonatan Gottleib, 10/09/2020 18:04
Samaria town rebuilt - and evacuated once again

Samaria town rebuilt - and evacuated once again

Maale Shai, established last month in honor of man murdered in terror attack in Petah Tikva, rebuilt - only to be evacuated again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2020 10:03
Jewish farmer who prevented lynching indicted

Jewish farmer who prevented lynching indicted

Central District Attorney's Office files indictment against Jewish farmer who opened fire after dozens of Arabs attempted lynching.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 11:15
'I'll advance sovereignty with all my might'

'I'll advance sovereignty with all my might'

Samaria Council opens year with 22,000 students. Mayor Yossi Dagan: 'Government headed by Netanyahu deserves right to apply sovereignty.'Hezki Baruch, 01/09/2020 16:50
Dozens of power outages all over Samaria in one day

Dozens of power outages all over Samaria in one day

Samaria council chairman sends urgent letter to Energy Minister after blackouts strike all Samaria communities at start of heat wave,Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2020 14:30
After stabbing attack, new community established in Samaria

After stabbing attack, new community established in Samaria

New Jewish community established in area under Palestinian Authority control, in honor of rabbi stabbed to death by terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2020 12:50
'We must apply sovereignty over all settlements'

'We must apply sovereignty over all settlements'

Likud MK Keren Barak tours Samaria, says Israel faces 'unique and historic opportunity' to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2020 18:34
Minister: This is our country, we must apply sovereignty

Minister: This is our country, we must apply sovereignty

Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich tours Samaria, meets recent Olim from France. 'Evacuating communities did not bring peace.'Hezki Baruch, 04/08/2020 17:06
'National camp is disappointed in Netanyahu'

'National camp is disappointed in Netanyahu'

Head of Samaria Regional Council proposes to appoint a project manager for sovereignty, as was done with the coronavirus.Ben Ariel, 20/07/2020 05:35
Arabs hijack car from mother, daughter in Samaria

Arabs hijack car from mother, daughter in Samaria

Two masked Arabs steal car at gunpoint from mother and child. 'Such attacks can occur because they removed the checkpoints.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2020 17:27
Jewish farmers attacked by Palestinian Arabs in Samaria

Jewish farmers attacked by Palestinian Arabs in Samaria

'This was a terror attack - they tried to murder these Jewish farmers,' says Samaria Regional Council head after 100 Arabs attack 7 farmersArutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2020 18:42
Body of missing teen pulled from well in Samaria

Body of missing teen pulled from well in Samaria

Three teens fall into well near the Har Hemed neighborhood of Kedumim. Two rescued, body of third located later.Ido Ben Porat, 03/07/2020 01:51
Trump's envoy invited to visit Samaria

Trump's envoy invited to visit Samaria

Yossi Dagan, head of the Samaria Regional Council, invites Trump envoy Avi Berkowitz to visit the area during his visit to Israel.Ido Ben Porat, 29/06/2020 00:08
'A right-wing government does not cut off Elon Moreh from Israel'

'A right-wing government does not cut off Elon Moreh from Israel'

Shomron Regional Council launches campaign to prevent communities in Judea and Samaria from being isolated after sovereignty.Hezki Baruch, 19/06/2020 05:28
Hotovely: Drafting of sovereignty map is ongoing

Hotovely: Drafting of sovereignty map is ongoing

Settlement Affairs Minister Tzipi Hotovely meets Samaria Regional Council chairman to discuss process of applying sovereignty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2020 09:45
'Apply sovereignty to communities destroyed in Disengagement'

'Apply sovereignty to communities destroyed in Disengagement'

Samaria Regional Council calls on government to allow Jews to return to 4 communities which were destroyed in 2005 Disengagement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2020 10:46
Jewish youths attack Arabs near Huwara

Jewish youths attack Arabs near Huwara

Border Police on scene after dozens of Jewish youths attack Arab vehicles near site of shooting attack yesterday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2020 22:11
IDF: Incident near Huwara investigated as a terror attack

IDF: Incident near Huwara investigated as a terror attack

IDF probing incident in which Arab terrorist pointed a weapon at an Israeli civilian driving a car in Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 21/05/2020 02:09
'Lawless Civil Administration officer put lives at risk'

'Lawless Civil Administration officer put lives at risk'

Samaria Council head writes to Defense Minister after Jewish archaeologists arrested by PA police.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2020 15:44
New drive-thru coronavirus testing center opened at Tapuah Junction in Samaria

New drive-thru coronavirus testing center opened at Tapuah Junction in Samaria

'Within weeks we'll test all residents of Samaria' says Yossi Dagan, Samaria Regional Council head.Orly Harari, 13/04/2020 15:03
110,000 shekels for those affected by coronavirus in Samaria

110,000 shekels for those affected by coronavirus in Samaria

Christian Friends of Israeli Communities in Judea and Samaria donate food coupons to the needy in Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2020 04:45
Monthly visit to Joseph's Tomb cancelled over Coronavirus

Monthly visit to Joseph's Tomb cancelled over Coronavirus

Samaria Regional Council chairman: Connecting with our holy sites is important, but health guidelines must be followed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2020 17:00
From an article on Arutz Sheva to a visit in Samaria

From an article on Arutz Sheva to a visit in Samaria

How did an article on Arutz Sheva lead to a two-year relationship that culminated in a visit by singer Achinoam Nini in Samaria?Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 03:56
3 hurt in Samaria stone-throwing attack

3 hurt in Samaria stone-throwing attack

Group of Arabs throw stones at bus near Kfar Azzun, striking driver, several passengers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2020 17:35
'The fight against BDS is bipartisan'

'The fight against BDS is bipartisan'

Delegate Sandy Rosenberg from Maryland visits Samaria, meets head of the Shomron Regional Council, Yossi Dagan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2019 06:02
Residents to Bennett: When will IDF win in Samaria

Residents to Bennett: When will IDF win in Samaria

Residents of Samaria town demand DM act tio end weekly riots by residents of nearby Arab village.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2019 19:02
Madrid: Anti-Semitic banner against Samaria Council leader

Madrid: Anti-Semitic banner against Samaria Council leader

BDS activists hang fliers depicting Yossi Dagan building wall with bodies of Arabs after violent disruption of peace-building event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/12/2019 11:09
50% increase in building permits in Samaria

50% increase in building permits in Samaria

Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan: If govt. removed barriers to construction Samaria would grow 30% a year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2019 20:19