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Poll: Israelis Want Rivlin as President

Most Israelis would like to see MK Reuven Rivlin as Israel’s next president, finds new poll.Elad Benari, 1/24/2014, 4:44 AM

Kuwait Boycotts Conference Because of Israel

Kuwait boycotts regional conference on renewable energy because of the presence of a "Zionist" delegation.Elad Benari, 1/19/2014, 5:45 AM

Energy Minister Visits UAE for Int'l Conference

Energy Minister Silvan Shalom heads Israeli delegation to international energy conference in UAE, amid regional tensions over Iran.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2014, 6:18 PM

Shalom to Head Israeli Delegation to UAE

Minister of Energy and Water's visit to Abu Dhabi conference marks the first visit of an Israeli delegation to the UAE since 2010.Elad Benari, 1/17/2014, 2:14 AM

Shalom: Let Nations Know Who Was in Hevron First

On a visit to Hevron, Minister Silvan Shalom said that residents of the area were doing "holy work"David Lev, 1/16/2014, 1:28 PM

New Hevron Pathway to Open Next Week

The opening of a new pathway along “Worshipper's Way" between Kiryat Arba and the Machpelah Cave area, will take place next Wednesday.David Lev, 1/9/2014, 3:26 PM

Poll: Most Israelis Favor Second Term for Peres

63% of Israelis would prefer that Peres's term be extended, according to Channel 2 poll. If not, MK Reuven Rivlin is the leading candidate.Elad Benari, 1/7/2014, 1:42 AM

Water-Sharing Initiative Officially Signed

"This is a historic agreement," says Minister Silvan Shalom as he signs a deal with Jordan and PA to save the Dead Sea.Elad Benari, 12/10/2013, 4:43 AM

'Historic' Agreement to Link Red & Dead Seas

Energy Minister Silvan Shalom announces deal with Jordan and PA to save Dead Sea, provide desalinized water to all 3 parties.Ari Yashar, 12/9/2013, 10:57 AM

Minister: P5+1 Wanted to Lower Oil Prices

Energy Minister Silvan Shalom says world powers sacrificed security for financial expediency.Gil Ronen, 11/26/2013, 9:18 AM

Likud Members Doubt that Peace is Possible

"The Arabs' goal has always been to destroy us," says Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 2:12 AM

Shalom: Netanyahu Offered, PA Rejected Freeze

The PA's price for renewing peace talks with Israel was the release of terrorists from Israeli prisons, Minister Silvan Shalom saidDavid Lev, 8/4/2013, 8:57 PM

Minister: Talks to Start Next Week

Silvan Shalom says Israel will begin talks with Abbas next week, and will free terrorists within two weeks.Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 7/25/2013, 2:51 PM

Electric Company: PA Residents Not Forced to Pay

Palestinian Authority Arabs who do not pay for electricity are not cut off.Maayana Miskin, 5/22/2013, 2:33 PM

Israel 'Determined' to Halt Syria Missile Deal

PM is "fully determined" to halt sales by Russia of advanced missiles to Syria, Energy and Water Minister Silvan Shalom said on Sunday. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/12/2013, 2:59 PM

Minister Shalom: Add Hizbullah to EU Terror List

Water and Energy Minister Silvan Shalom speaks at WJC plenary, calls for tougher punishment for anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 5/6/2013, 4:43 AM

Minister Shalom: The Ball is in Abbas’ Court

Israeli minister says PA has put up ‘every possible barrier’ to talks.Maayana Miskin, 4/10/2013, 9:01 AM

Netanyahu Works Out Last Minute Coalition Deadlock

Compromise reached between Yuval Steinitz and Silvan Shalom, both of whom requested the Water and Energy Ministry.Elad Benari, 3/18/2013, 2:42 AM

Shalom Irks Leftists with Levy Report Comments

Vice PM Silvan Shalom: Netanyahu knew who Judge Levy was when he appointed him. Leftists outraged.Elad Benari, 12/11/2012, 6:14 AM

Likud Voting at 46%; Anger over Malfunction

Minister Saar: Voting process is "a farce." Company in charge of election computer blames hackers.Gil Ronen, 11/25/2012, 9:23 PM

Proposed 'Sundays Off' Plan Crawls Ahead

A proposal to extend the weekend past Shabbat into Sunday has made it past the prime minister, sources in Jerusalem said this week.Chana Ya'ar, 9/20/2012, 12:49 PM

Ministers: U.S.-Israel Relations as Strong as Ever

Israeli Cabinet ministers play down tensions between Israel and the United States over a possible strike in Iran.Elad Benari, 9/3/2012, 10:12 AM

National-Civil Service Volunteers Honored

1,000 people participate in the third annual appreciation event for national-civil service volunteers.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/15/2012, 5:25 AM

Shalom: Barak's Disengagement 'Foolish'

Vice PM Silvan Shalom visits Toronto, criticizes Barak's suggestion for a unilateral disengagement from Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 6/10/2012, 5:45 AM

Right Turns to Ministers, PM Fears World Reaction

Netanyahu fears world response to Regulation Bill; activists call to Likud ministers who support the bill not to leave before vote.Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2012, 12:38 PM

Shalom: Israel Will Never Cede the Golan

Deputy PM Silvan Shalom says that not only will Israel keep the Golan, but that Jerusalem's vision is to settle 300,000 more Israelis there.Gabe Kahn, 5/15/2012, 10:32 PM

‘Extreme Left is Exploiting PA Arabs’

The extreme Left is using PA Arabs in an attempt to harm Israeli towns in Judea and Samaria, Vice Prime Minister says.Maayana Miskin, 5/13/2012, 5:35 PM

Minister Shalom Visits Ulpana Neighborhood

Vice premier Silvan Shalom made a solidarity visit to the threatened Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El as the state petitions for more timeGabe Kahn, 4/27/2012, 2:27 PM

Cabinet Minister Shalom’s Wife: Destroy Gaza

Outspoken Judy Nir Mozes Shalom, wife of Minister and Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom, Tweets, “Have a good week…Destroy Gaza.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/12/2012, 1:26 PM

Vice PM Shalom: Obama's Speech a Defining Moment

Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom: President Obama's speech to AIPAC was a defining moment after the turbulent time period with Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 3/6/2012, 3:12 AM

Shalom: Sanctions on Iran Must be Toughened Now

Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom: If the sanctions against Iran are not toughened, it will take over the Middle East.Elad Benari, 2/2/2012, 6:43 AM

Shalom: Only Tougher Sanctions Can Stop Iran

Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom: If harsher sanctions are slapped on Iran, then it may abandon its nuclear program.Elad Benari, 1/17/2012, 2:15 AM

Netanyahu Decides: Likud Primaries Next Month

Netanyahu decides to hold primaries for the Likud earlier than scheduled, likely in order to maintain his strong position in the party.Elad Benari, 12/5/2011, 12:13 AM

Shalom to PM: Don't Zigzag

Vice Prime Minister wishes Netanyahu success in UN, urges him to stand firm: "Arabs will respect steadfastness."Gil Ronen, 9/19/2011, 10:22 AM

Shalom: Current Palestinian Leadership Wants Peace

Vice PM Shalom: Abbas and Fayyad want peace. We did a lot for them but unilateral moves hurt peace.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 9/6/2011, 4:36 AM

MKs Tour Schools on First Day

MKs visit schools on opening day. Watch ministers Hershkowitz and Shalom at the AMIT Ulpana in Givat Shmuel. Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 9/3/2011, 8:53 PM

Likud Minister: 'We Must Stop the Rocket Fire'

Likud Minister Silvan Shalom told Be'er Sheva residents during a solidarity visit Sunday to a school hit by a missile, "We must stop this."Chana Ya'ar, 8/21/2011, 2:15 PM

Shalom: J&S Must Remain Israeli

Vice PM Silvan Shalom in Karnei Shomron: Judea and Samaria communities must remain in Israeli hands. Doing otherwise is not Likud's policy.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 7/8/2011, 3:11 AM

'Death to the Itamar Murderers'

Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom: Itamar murders are brutal and inhuman. In this case everyone agrees that the terrorists must be put to death.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 3/17/2011, 3:12 AM

'West at War with Iran Bloc'

Vice Premier Silvan Shalom says Middle East is the most important region in the world.Gil Ronen, 2/7/2011, 8:47 PM

Jews and Arabs Cooperate

Minister Silvan Shalom tours Gush Etzion, where he learns of the excellent cooperation and relations between Jews and Arabs in the area.Elad Benari, 2/1/2011, 5:09 AM

'Lebanon is Causing Instability'

Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom posts video on the dangers posed by the HIzbullah takeover in Lebanon. Elad Benari, 1/26/2011, 5:11 AM

Hizbullah Takover of Lebanon?

Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom expressed grave concern Saturday over the possibility of Hizbullah taking control in Lebanon.David Lev, 1/22/2011, 9:54 PM

'Flotilla Probes Exude Weakness'

Vice Prime Minister criticizes his own government for decision to relax Gaza blockade, appoint Turkel committee.Gil Ronen, 8/8/2010, 7:32 PM

'US Pressure Could Boomerang'

Min. Silvan Shalom: The US needs to understand that one-sided pressure could lead to an opposite result from that intended.Gil Ronen, 3/25/2010, 7:27 PM

Cabinet Menu Goes Healthy

A drastic menu change caused big cheeses in Israel's cabinet to feel upcoming meetings might not be a piece of cake. Malkah Fleisher, 1/11/2010, 11:06 PM

'Organs Libel' Writer in Israel

Swedish 'Organs Libel' journalist Bostrom is greeted with jeers; Dimona Conference loses funding for allowing him to speak.Maayana Miskin, 11/1/2009, 1:29 PM