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Police Raise Nationwide Terror Alert

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.Cynthia Blank, 09/11/2014 07:50
‘No Jew Has Been Here for 20 Years’

‘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.Maayana Miskin, 05/03/2014 00:46
Israeli Cabbie Robbed, Stabbed in Samaria

Israeli Cabbie Robbed, Stabbed in Samaria

Thieves stab Israeli driver before escaping in his car.Maayana Miskin, 27/02/2014 23:04
Alert Students Thwart Attack on Homesh

Alert Students Thwart Attack on Homesh

Yeshiva students thwart bomb attack outside Israeli town that was given to PA.Maayana Miskin, 25/02/2014 16:38
Youths Pay Left-Wing Lawyer in Buckets of Coins

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.Maayana Miskin, 18/02/2014 21:42
Alert Soldiers Thwart Massive Sheep Theft

Alert Soldiers Thwart Massive Sheep Theft

Farmers warn that massive wave of theft in Samaria harms the entire nation.Maayana Miskin, 13/02/2014 08:42
Security Forces Evict Jewish Families from Samaria

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.Tova Dvorin, 04/02/2014 09:47
Palestinian Arab Driver Tries to Run Over Soldiers

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.Tova Dvorin, 29/01/2014 17:27
Youth from Samaria Share Their Fears

Youth from Samaria Share Their Fears

Young Israelis from Samaria sit with MKs. Among their questions: after the army, where will I live?Maayana Miskin, 15/01/2014 01:15
Palestinians Take Shelter in Jewish ‘Settlement’

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'.Maayana Miskin, 07/01/2014 15:57
New Wines from Samaria to Hit Shelves

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.Maayana Miskin, 05/01/2014 14:44
Bus Driver Hurt in Rock Attack

Bus Driver Hurt in Rock Attack

Bus driver suffers head injuries in Samaria terror attack, but manages to drive to nearest checkpoint for help.Maayana Miskin, 24/12/2013 23:20
Bible Quiz Winner: It’s a Way of Life

Bible Quiz Winner: It’s a Way of Life

Bible quiz winner says he was born and raised on Tanakh studies.Maayana Miskin, 04/12/2013 01:15
European BigWigs visit Samaria, Oppose Boycotts

European BigWigs visit Samaria, Oppose Boycotts

Samaria Regional Council hosted fmr. Romanian President Emil Constantinescu and ex-FM of Bulgaria Solomon Passy.David Lev, 21/11/2013 08:33
Arab Vandals Desecrate Memorial to Slain Rabbi

Arab Vandals Desecrate Memorial to Slain Rabbi

'Only barbarians can do this kind of thing,' says Samaria official.Gil Ronen and Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2013 11:25
Clash in Yitzhar over Olive Harvest ‘Provocation’

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.Maayana Miskin, 24/10/2013 14:03
‘No Obstacle’ to Infiltrating Israeli Towns

‘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.Maayana Miskin, 15/10/2013 16:38
Samaria as You've Never Seen It on Display

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.Gil Ronen, 10/10/2013 16:09
Samaria to World Bank: Sure, Blame Us

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.Gil Ronen, 08/10/2013 14:51
Geulat Tzion, A Small Hilltop in the Shomron

Geulat Tzion, A Small Hilltop in the Shomron

Geulat Tzion means the Redemption of Zion. An American experiences the yearning for Redemption on the hilltop of that name.Eliezer Ben Avraham, 09/09/2013 14:26
Samaria Prepares – Again – for Tel Aviv Refugees

Samaria Prepares – Again – for Tel Aviv Refugees

Israelis in Samaria prepare to take in evacuees from the Tel Aviv area in case of war.Maayana Miskin, 01/09/2013 08:03
The "Small Settlements" are Essential for Peace

The "Small Settlements" are Essential for Peace

Take a topographical map and see what it says here for yourself.Giulio Meotti, 19/08/2013 10:18
Samaria Leader: One Million 'Settlers' in 3 Years

Samaria Leader: One Million 'Settlers' in 3 Years

Samaria Regional Council Head says settlement enterprise in Judea and Samaria cannot be undone.Gil Ronen, 06/08/2013 15:20
Take a Hike. Preferably, to Bir Adva

Take a Hike. Preferably, to Bir Adva

The Samaria Residents' Council recommends a beautiful nature spot on the Itamar Ridge.Gil Ronen, 02/08/2013 10:54
‘Settlers’ Answer Kerry – in Washington

‘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.’Eliran Aharon, Maayana Miskin, 25/07/2013 13:06
Samaria ‘Spies’ Accompanied to Jail with Song

Samaria ‘Spies’ Accompanied to Jail with Song

Jewish men who warned others of impending home demolitions are sent to jail.Maayana Miskin, 19/06/2013 12:41
 Women Plan March to Arab Town, ‘Enough Terror’

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.Maayana Miskin, 18/06/2013 11:15
Prizes to Samaria, Golan Wineries at Intl. Event

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.Maayana Miskin, 22/05/2013 12:50
Photos: Rock Ambush at 1:30 AM, Baby in Back Seat

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,Gil Ronen, 19/05/2013 18:35
Protests Against Terror Continue in Samaria

Protests Against Terror Continue in Samaria

Junction where man was stabbed to death continues to be the site of rallies against terrorism.Maayana Miskin, 05/05/2013 13:55
Teen from Samaria Takes Gold in Europe

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.Maayana Miskin, 05/05/2013 09:32
Arabs Torch Jewish Vineyard in Samaria

Arabs Torch Jewish Vineyard in Samaria

Arson sparks clash between Arabs, Jews in Samaria; six arrested.Maayana Miskin, 05/05/2013 05:10
Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria’s elderly population set for dramatic increase by 2013; leaders prepare now.Maayana Miskin, 17/04/2013 13:48
Tragic Crash in Samaria ‘Price of Apathy’

Tragic Crash in Samaria ‘Price of Apathy’

One man killed in Samaria crash; local officials blame ‘apathy’ that prevented opening of new road.Maayana Miskin, 10/04/2013 09:00
Samaria Activist Esther Karish Passes Away

Samaria Activist Esther Karish Passes Away

Long-time land of Israel activist remembered for her kindness and warmth.Maayana Miskin, 29/03/2013 09:47
Struk: You Can Help Samaria, by Visiting

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.Maayana Miskin, 27/03/2013 13:42
Effort to ‘Fix’ Disengagement Gets a Boost

Effort to ‘Fix’ Disengagement Gets a Boost

Thousands to sign pact to ‘right the wrong’ of Disengagement, senior Likud politicians join the call.Maayana Miskin, 26/03/2013 23:13
Homesh Back on the Map

Homesh Back on the Map

North Samaria town put symbolically back on the map as rebuilding efforts continue post-Disengagement.Maayana Miskin, 20/03/2013 08:55
EU Parliamentarians in Whirlwind Tour of Samaria

EU Parliamentarians in Whirlwind Tour of Samaria

EU parliamentarians take 36-hour trip to Samaria and Jerusalem, are surprised at Arab-Jewish coexistence.Maayana Miskin, 13/03/2013 11:43
MK, Residents: Gate to Ariel Must Not Close

MK, Residents: Gate to Ariel Must Not Close

Plan to close an entrance to Ariel, Samaria's largest city, will not only inconvenience residents but put them at risk, MK warns.Maayana Miskin, 26/02/2013 12:28
Biblical Heroes, Modern Technology

Biblical Heroes, Modern Technology

New Binyamin multimedia center to host Biblical plays with a historically accurate modern backdrop.Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 15/02/2013 11:53
Leftists to Obama: Speak at Rabin Square

Leftists to Obama: Speak at Rabin Square

As Israeli Left prepares to meet its hero, nationalists want Obama to speak in Samaria.Rochel Sylvetsky & Gil Ronen, 11/02/2013 12:36
Erasing the ‘Green Line’ with Tourism

Erasing the ‘Green Line’ with Tourism

Millions of visitors to Samaria ‘will erase the Green Line with their feet,’ regional leader predicts.Maayana Miskin, 05/02/2013 19:20
Video: Stakelbeck Devotes Show to Samaria

Video: Stakelbeck Devotes Show to Samaria

Influential American broadcaster tours Biblical heartland, says reality is mirror image of how it's depicted abroad.Gil Ronen, 30/01/2013 21:59
Samaria Responds to Lapid’s Anti-‘Settler’ Screed

Samaria Responds to Lapid’s Anti-‘Settler’ Screed

Local Samaria leader responds to Lapid’s claims that ‘settlers’ take money from middle class. Maayana Miskin, 17/01/2013 17:55
Video: Jews Study Torah on Disputed Land

Video: Jews Study Torah on Disputed Land

After being kicked off their land by Arabs who were backed by the IDF, Jews from Tapuach came back to the disputed land to study Torah.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 03/01/2013 06:12
Video: IDF Helps Arab Land Grab in Samaria

Video: IDF Helps Arab Land Grab in Samaria

Old story, new twist: Arabs and Jews claim the same land. IDF tells them nobody will work the land - then protects the Arabs as they plow.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Yoni Kempinski, 31/12/2012 10:28
Miracle Saves Baby from Rock-Throwing Terrorist

Miracle Saves Baby from Rock-Throwing Terrorist

A rock-throwing Arab teen nearly killed a baby Sunday morning when the huge rock he hurled at the car crashed a few inches from the infant.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 30/12/2012 12:50
Wife of 'Samaria Spy': The Right has Abandoned Us

Wife of 'Samaria Spy': The Right has Abandoned Us

The wife of a man sentenced to jail for anti-demolition protests laments the lack of support from the right, rabbis.Maayana Miskin, 28/12/2012 11:32
Hamas Preparing for War against Abbas: Report

Hamas Preparing for War against Abbas: Report

Hamas is preparing to duplicate its 2007 civil war in Gaza and has instructed terror cells to get ready for a military coup to oust Abbas. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 23/12/2012 11:38
Video: Arabs Use IDF Vehicles for Target Practice

Video: Arabs Use IDF Vehicles for Target Practice

IDF deterrence is at a record low in Judea and Samaria, as video from Samaria shows.Gil Ronen, 17/12/2012 15:25
PA Arabs Attack Attack Rescue Team

PA Arabs Attack Attack Rescue Team

Palestinian Authority Arabs rioted against the IDF at Yitzhar in Samaria and hurled rocks at rescue team carrying an injured soldier. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 17/12/2012 13:41
Stakelbeck 'Almost Shed Tear' at Cave of Machpela

Stakelbeck 'Almost Shed Tear' at Cave of Machpela

CBN terror analyst Erick Stakelbeck on visit to Judea and Samaria: "I have to pinch myself."Gil Ronen, 08/12/2012 18:55
Israeli Security Foils Road Terror Attacks

Israeli Security Foils Road Terror Attacks

Israeli security forces continue to foil Arab road terror attempts, including an attempted axe-murderer and a briefcase bomb under a bridge.Chana Ya'ar, 03/12/2012 20:09
Axe-Wielding Arab Attacks Soldiers

Axe-Wielding Arab Attacks Soldiers

Initial details from Samaria: Arab rammed vehicle into soldiers' jeep, then tried to stab them. Gil Ronen, 03/12/2012 10:27
Barak Working for Expansion of Yesha Town

Barak Working for Expansion of Yesha Town

Defense Minister has approved building zone in the town of Itamar, where the Fogels were murdered. ”Avenge terror by building homes.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/11/2012 12:01
PA Outraged: Rami Levy Meets Amr Moussa in Shechem

PA Outraged: Rami Levy Meets Amr Moussa in Shechem

PA officials are fit to be tied over hints of compromise. Jewish supermarket owner Rami Levy meets with former Arab League head Amr Moussa.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/11/2012 12:53