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Evyatar residents: "We're not impressed."

Those living in the new town of Evyatar say it will take more than a riot to drive them out.

Evyatar residents: "We're not impressed."

Haredi residents take action following wave of Arab break-ins

Modi'in Illit residents respond by founding Hashomrim, have already captured two infiltrators.

Haredi residents take action following wave of Arab break-insplayer

Terror Attack Thwarted at Samaria Checkpoint

Four Palestinian Arab suspects arrested near Jenin with pipe bombs after quick action from a Border Police patrol.

Terrorist Attack Thwarted at Samaria Checkpoint

Police Raise Nationwide Terror Alert

After police shooting of Hir Alhamdan, riots and attacks break out in Galilee, Shomron, and Jerusalem. Approximately 11 injured Saturday.

Police Raise Nationwide Terror Alert

‘No Jew Has Been Here for 20 Years’

Jews tour historic Samaria site for the first time in 20 years, see Joshua’s altar from Bible times.

‘No Jew Has Been Here for 20 Years’

Israeli Cabbie Robbed, Stabbed in Samaria

Thieves stab Israeli driver before escaping in his car.

Israeli Cabbie Robbed, Stabbed in Samaria

Alert Students Thwart Attack on Homesh

Yeshiva students thwart bomb attack outside Israeli town that was given to PA.

Alert Students Thwart Attack on Homesh

Youths Pay Left-Wing Lawyer in Buckets of Coins

Samaria Jews forced to pay leftist attorney despite dropping their suit give him 5,000 NIS in buckets of 0.10-shekel coins.

Youths Pay Left-Wing Lawyer in Buckets of Coins

Alert Soldiers Thwart Massive Sheep Theft

Farmers warn that massive wave of theft in Samaria harms the entire nation.

Alert Soldiers Thwart Massive Sheep Theft

Security Forces Evict Jewish Families from Samaria

Police forces, SWAT team converge on small Samaria farm. The crime: allowing two Jewish families to live in caravans there.

Security Forces to Evict Two Jewish Families from Samaria Farm

Palestinian Arab Driver Tries to Run Over Soldiers

Suspect in attempted hit-and-run in Samaria flees the scene; second attempted attack on soldiers in 24 hours.

Palestinian Arab Driver Tries to Run Over IDF Soldiers

Youth from Samaria Share Their Fears

Young Israelis from Samaria sit with MKs. Among their questions: after the army, where will I live?

Youth from Samaria Share Their Fears

Palestinians Take Shelter in Jewish ‘Settlement’

Arab men flee to Israeli ‘settlement’ for safety, claim PA police trying to kill them. 'Livni and Kerry, you've been warned'.

Palestinians Take Shelter in Jewish ‘Settlement’

New Wines from Samaria to Hit Shelves

Wine-lovers excited as prize-winning Samaria winery releases two new wines, now with most stringent kosher supervision.

New Wines from Samaria to Hit Shelvesplayer

Bus Driver Hurt in Rock Attack

Bus driver suffers head injuries in Samaria terror attack, but manages to drive to nearest checkpoint for help.

Bus Driver Hurt in Rock Attack

Bible Quiz Winner: It’s a Way of Life

Bible quiz winner says he was born and raised on Tanakh studies.

Bible Quiz Winner: It’s a Way of Life

European BigWigs visit Samaria, Oppose Boycotts

Samaria Regional Council hosted fmr. Romanian President Emil Constantinescu and ex-FM of Bulgaria Solomon Passy.

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Arab Vandals Desecrate Memorial to Slain Rabbi

'Only barbarians can do this kind of thing,' says Samaria official.

Arab Vandals Desecrate Memorial to Slain Rabbi

Clash in Yitzhar over Olive Harvest ‘Provocation’

Clash in Samaria as Arabs, foreign supporters try to force their way into an Israeli town. Locals say olive harvest just a pretext.

Clashes in Yitzhar over Olive Harvest ‘Provocation’

‘No Obstacle’ to Infiltrating Israeli Towns

MK concerned as soldiers fail to question illegal workers who left Arab town for Israeli territory. ‘Keep illegals off buses,’ he says.

‘No Obstacle’ to Infiltrating Israeli Towns

Samaria as You've Never Seen It on Display

Paintings by physicist and electro-optic engineer David Fish on exhibit at Modiin show the less-familiar side of Shomron.

Samaria as You've Never Seen It on Display

Samaria to World Bank: Sure, Blame Us

Ramallah's GDP is limited by Israel's control of land, says bank. Samaria official: we aid Arab residents more than their corrupt officials.

Samaria to World Bank: Sure, Blame Us

Samaria Prepares – Again – for Tel Aviv Refugees

Israelis in Samaria prepare to take in evacuees from the Tel Aviv area in case of war.

Samaria Prepares – Again – for Tel Aviv Refugees

Samaria Leader: One Million 'Settlers' in 3 Years

Samaria Regional Council Head says settlement enterprise in Judea and Samaria cannot be undone.

Samaria Leader: One Million 'Settlers' in 3 Yearsplayer

Take a Hike. Preferably, to Bir Adva

The Samaria Residents' Council recommends a beautiful nature spot on the Itamar Ridge.

Take a Hike. Preferably, to Bir Adva

‘Settlers’ Answer Kerry – in Washington

The ‘Samaria Foreign Ministry’ meets with U.S. leaders. Congressman: Time to do away with the nonsense about ’67 borders.’

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Samaria ‘Spies’ Accompanied to Jail with Song

Jewish men who warned others of impending home demolitions are sent to jail.

Samaria ‘Spies’ Accompanied to Jail with Song, Dancing

Women Plan March to Arab Town, ‘Enough Terror’

Samaria women plan to march Tuesday to an Arab village known for violence, in a call to end terror on Israeli roads.

 Women Plan March to Arab Town, ‘Enough Rock Terror’

Prizes to Samaria, Golan Wineries at Intl. Event

Wineries in the Golan and in Samaria win prizes at the DECANTER competition in Britain. More than 14,300 wines competed.

Prizes to Samaria, Golan Wineries at International Event

Photos: Rock Ambush at 1:30 AM, Baby in Back Seat

Arabs on both sides of the road threw rocks at cars carrying Jewish families Saturday night. This time, babies are safe,

Photos: Rock Ambush at 1:30 AM, Baby in Back Seat

Protests Against Terror Continue in Samaria

Junction where man was stabbed to death continues to be the site of rallies against terrorism.

Protests Against Terror Continue in Samaria

Teen from Samaria Takes Gold in Europe

17-year-old Israeli from Samaria wins at karate championship; 13-year-old prepares to face off in judo.

Teen from Samaria Takes Gold in Europe

Arabs Torch Jewish Vineyard in Samaria

Arson sparks clash between Arabs, Jews in Samaria; six arrested.

Arabs Torch Jewish Vineyard in Samaria

Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria’s elderly population set for dramatic increase by 2013; leaders prepare now.

Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Tragic Crash in Samaria ‘Price of Apathy’

One man killed in Samaria crash; local officials blame ‘apathy’ that prevented opening of new road.

Tragic Crash in Samaria ‘Price of Government Apathy’

Samaria Activist Esther Karish Passes Away

Long-time land of Israel activist remembered for her kindness and warmth.

Samaria Activist Esther Karish Passes Away

Struk: You Can Help Samaria, by Visiting

MK Struk says that visits to Judea and Samaria provide a real boost to Israelis in the region.

Struk: You Can Help Samaria, by Visiting

Effort to ‘Fix’ Disengagement Gets a Boost

Thousands to sign pact to ‘right the wrong’ of Disengagement, senior Likud politicians join the call.

Effort to ‘Fix’ Disengagement Gets Boost with Homesh Pact

Homesh Back on the Map

North Samaria town put symbolically back on the map as rebuilding efforts continue post-Disengagement.

Homesh Back on the Map

EU Parliamentarians in Whirlwind Tour of Samaria

EU parliamentarians take 36-hour trip to Samaria and Jerusalem, are surprised at Arab-Jewish coexistence.

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