Gideon Sa'ar intends to run in Likud primaries

Former Interior Minister announces return to politics, says he hopes PM Netanyahu won't be indicted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2018, 12:10 PM

Former minister on Netiv Ha'avot: Pointless destruction

Former Minister Gideon Sa'ar says planned demolition in Netiv Ha’avot is pointless, calls for a change in paradigm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2018, 5:43 AM

'Two-state solution is irrelevant'

Former Interior Minister Sa'ar says two-state solution is irrelevant, says time has come for new ideas.Ido Ben Porat, 4/30/2018, 10:49 AM

'Declare sovereignty - the world will understand'

Former Minister Gideon Sa'ar tells Yesha leaders this is the opportunity to declare sovereignty of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2018, 6:58 PM

'We need to remove doubts about settlement enterprise's future'

Former Minister Gideon Sa'ar speaks about importance of applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2018, 4:31 PM

'Palestinian statehood means the end of the Zionist enterprise'

Former Education Minister addresses 2017 Jabotinsky conference warns of dangers of establishing PA state.Ido Ben Porat, 12/28/2017, 5:46 PM

'You don't base judgments on news headlines'

Former minister Gideon Sa'ar says PM Netanyahu should not resign, has wide base of support.Hezki Baruch, 12/23/2017, 6:59 PM

Poll: Likud under Gideon Sa'ar wins five more seats than PM

Former Likud minister currently on leave from politics would bring Likud five more Knesset seats than PM Netanyahu, poll shows.Chana Roberts, 12/1/2017, 10:02 AM

'Build in Judea and Samaria'

Former Likud minister Gideon Sa’ar urges the Israeli government to approve construction throughout Judea and Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 9/19/2017, 5:39 AM

Israeli leaders offer support for Spain

Israeli leaders condemn terrorist attack in Barcelona in which 13 people were murdered.Elad Benari, 8/17/2017, 11:37 PM

Sa'ar at Mount Hevron: 'Region is a historical gem'

Gideon Sa'ar opens visit in ancient Susya, meets with residents. 'All Israeli students deserve to visit Mount Hevron.'Mordechai Sones, 8/14/2017, 6:20 PM

'Netanyahu cannot tell his side of the story'

Enviromental Protection Minister Ze'ev Elkin backs Prime Minister Netanyahu, urging the public not to jump to conclusions.Tzvi Lev, 8/7/2017, 10:36 AM

Sa'ar: Netanyahu doesn't need to resign

Former Likud Minister says Netanyahu's fate must be determined by a court and not by the media.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2017, 2:06 AM

'Government must fulfill its promise to Beit El'

Former minister Gideon Sa'ar laments PM's failure to fulfill promise o build 300 homes in Beit El.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2017, 4:51 PM

'We will lose Jewish majority at current pace of construction'

Gideon Sa'ar says lack of construction in Jewish neighborhood in Jerusalem combined with rampant illegal Arab construction threatens capitalArutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2017, 5:22 PM

Sa'ar: I do not see an end to the conflict

Netanyahu rival says PM was right to cancel meeting with German FM, Oslo formula has no chance of success.Uzi Baruch, 4/26/2017, 7:29 PM

Ex-Minister Gideon Sa'ar considers a return to politics

Former Likud minister Gideon Sa'ar said that during the coming year he may return to the political arena.Chaim Lev, 9/26/2016, 10:28 PM

Sa'ar: Government failed in dealing with illegal Palestinians

Former Likud minister criticizes government for failing to deal with illegal Palestinian Arabs who are actively involved in recent attacks.Chaim Lev, 7/4/2016, 6:42 AM

Sa'ar: Stop the 'bad agreement' with Turkey

Former Likud minister says there is absolutely no justification for Israel paying compensation to families of Marmara Islamists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 5:12 AM

Poll: Ya'alon-Sa'ar-Kahlon alliance could beat Likud

Poll finds that new party led by former top Likud ministers would win more seats in the next election than Likud.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/27/2016, 8:36 PM

Sa'ar to Trump and Clinton: Let us build in Jerusalem

Former Likud minister urges presidential candidates to publicly support Israel's right to build in Jerusalem.Ido Ben Porat, 5/23/2016, 3:13 AM

Former Likud minister blasts Netanyahu over terror wave

Ex-Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar calls to deport anti-Israel inciters, track down and expel illegal Arab residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2016, 10:38 AM

Former Likud minister slams Netanyahu's 'passivity'

Gideon Sa'ar blasts PM's approach of 'repetition and inaction,' asserting it will only continue to hurt Israel strategically.Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2016, 6:04 PM

Kahlon: I won't return to Likud, Sa'ar is welcome to join me

Finance Minister argues his centrist Kulanu party has a clear place on the political map and 'guarantees' he won't run with Likud.Haim Lev, 1/4/2016, 7:28 PM

Ex-Likud minister: I'm not an actor in Netanyahu puppet theater

Gideon Sa'ar hints he will make no play for Likud leadership in upcoming primaries, as Moshe Kahlon calls for the two to join forces.Ido Ben Porat, 12/24/2015, 12:47 PM

Report: Gideon Sa'ar to form new party

Former Likudnik - and only real threat to Netanyahu leadership - reportedly turns to moderate-right to re-enter politics.Tova Dvorin, 12/21/2015, 7:57 AM

Netanyahu working to move up Likud primaries

Prime Minister reportedly planning to hold primaries in February, possibly to prevent former minister Sa'ar from challenging him.Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2015, 4:18 AM

Poll: Gideon Sa'ar Only Threat to Netanyahu's Leadership

In a head-to-head race with the Prime Minister, only Gideon Sa'ar poses a real threat, winning just 5% less support.Cynthia Blank, 9/13/2015, 12:47 PM

Gideon Sa'ar Hinting Again at Political Return?

Former Likud minister says one day an Israeli prime minister will 'give expression' to education as Jewish state's biggest priority.Cynthia Blank, 8/26/2015, 8:26 PM

Report: Gideon Sa'ar Planning Return to Politics

Former Likud Minister reportedly tells activists that he's planning to return to politics.Ido Ben Porat, 8/10/2015, 2:16 AM

Sa'ar to Netanyahu: Don't Talk About Building, Build

Former Likud minister calls on PM Netanyahu to build throughout the city of Jerusalem instead of just talking about it.Yoni Kempinski and Ben Ariel, 5/18/2015, 5:46 AM

Gideon Sa'ar 'Completely At Peace' with Decision

In an interview with Channel 10, Sa'ar stated after careful deliberation, he made choice not to run and is "completely at peace.'Cynthia Blank, 12/14/2014, 8:50 AM

How Would Likud Perform Without Netanyahu?

Survey examines how Likud would do if led by prime minister's nationalist rivals Danon, Feiglin.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank , 12/7/2014, 1:54 PM

Hareidim Prefer Sa'ar to Netanyahu as Likud Leader

Hareidi official tells Arutz Sheva reasons why Gideon Sa'ar is preferable to Netanyahu as Likud Chairman - 'good news for hareidim.'Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 12/7/2014, 12:53 PM

Likud Central Committee to Set Final Date for Primaries

At a special session in Ariel Monday, Likud's Central Committee will determine the final date and regulations for Likud primaries.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Cynthia Blank, 12/7/2014, 10:03 AM

Netanyahu Reportedly Blocking Sa'ar Challenge on Leadership

Likud sources say Netanyahu trying to move up primaries, in a move that would press Sa'ar to make a snap decision on contending.Ari Yashar, 12/6/2014, 8:50 PM

Sa'ar May Challenge Netanyahu for Likud Leadership

Sa'ar reportedly considering a run in January primaries after stepping down last month for a temporary break from politics.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 12/4/2014, 9:41 PM

Danon Hints: Sa'ar Left Because of Netanyahu

MK Danny Danon calls for a “self-examination” in the Likud, hints PM Netanyahu is to blame for the resignation of Gideon Sa’ar.Uzi Baruch and Ben Ariel, 11/4/2014, 4:16 AM

Rivlin and Edelstein Bid Farewell to Gideon Sa'ar

After resigning from Knesset, Sa'ar met with Pres. Rivlin: 'Gideon embodies two integral qualities of a leader - freshness and experience.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 11/3/2014, 5:44 PM

Sa'ar on Shabbat Observance: It's Not Easy, but it's Right

At a farewell party, outgoing Interior Minister says his decision to observe Shabbat started during his son's Brit ceremony.Arutz Sheva, 11/3/2014, 4:13 AM

Gidon Sa'ar to Step Down as Interior Minister Within 48 Hours

Interior Minister Gidon Sa'ar submits official resignation to PMO; scramble to find replacement ensues.Hezki Baruch, 11/2/2014, 10:50 AM

Thousands Of Ethiopian Falash Mura Likely to Get Visas

According to officials, there may be as many as 6,000 people still in Ethiopia who are relatives of families already in the country.Yaakov Levi, 10/29/2014, 9:22 PM

Next Interior Minister 'Must Forbid Commerce on Shabbat'

Small businesses say that while Sa'ar has left issue of businesses staying open in Tel Aviv to his successor, there is no debate.Avi Chaim, Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014, 11:33 AM

Shabbat Issue in Tel Aviv: 'The Next Minister Will Decide'

Interior Minister, Gideon Saar informed the Tel Aviv Municipality that his successor will decide on the issue of opening shops on Saturdays.Cynthia Blank, 10/8/2014, 5:19 PM

MK Regev: Is the High Court the Infiltrators' Matchmaker?

Head of Interior Committee mocks court's concern for illegal aliens' ability to develop hobbies and find love mates.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 10/6/2014, 11:34 AM

Is There Really an Aramean Nation?

Are the Israeli Christians part of the ancient Aramean people rather than Arabs? Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 9/27/2014, 8:38 PM

Danon Accuses Netanyahu of Splitting Likud

Sa'ar and Kahlon's leaving Likud demands soul searching says Danon, who predicts elections in 2015.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 9/24/2014, 2:49 PM

Netanyahu Offers Interior Minister's Post to Erdan

PM has offered the position of Interior Minister, to be vacated by Gideon Sa’ar, to Communications Minister.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2014, 11:18 PM

Herzog: Sa'ar Resignation Shows Downfall of Likud

Opposition leader claims the declaration by Interior Minister Sa’ar to retire from politics is proof Netanyahu must be replaced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2014, 5:15 AM

Netanyahu Speaks to Sa'ar Following Resignation

"I respect your decision," PM Netanyahu tells Interior Minister, following his announcement that he will resign from politics.Ben Ariel, 9/18/2014, 12:12 AM

Israel Confirms Air Strike Targeted Hamas Military Chief

Diplomatic source confirms IDF attempted to eliminate Mohammed Deif, five bunker-busters reportedly used; Sa'ar: 'Deif just like Bin Laden.'Ari Yashar, 8/20/2014, 9:22 AM

Minister: Revoke Israeli Citizenship of Terrorist in 2012 Attack

Minister of Interior wants to implement measure against Mohammed Faraj convicted of 24 counts of attempted murder.Sarah Leah Lawent, 8/5/2014, 1:52 PM

Minister Saar Begins to Observe Sabbath

The minister, who was reputed to lead a boisterous lifestyle, is moving closer to Judaism.Gil Ronen, 6/18/2014, 9:23 AM

Sa'ar: Jerusalem is the Heart of the Jewish People

Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar participates in the annual Flag Dance, vows there will be no unilateral withdrawals from Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 5/29/2014, 1:13 AM

Sa'ar Rejects Cancellation of Presidency

Interior Minister says he's against a plan by Netanyahu to postpone the presidential election or cancel the presidency altogether.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/10/2014, 12:46 AM

Sa'ar Blasts Members of Livni's Party

Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar says Hatnua should back the Israeli government, not blame it for torpedoing peace talks.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 4/8/2014, 3:15 AM

Law Prevents Terrorists Claiming 'Family Reunification'

Law prevents Palestinian Arabs from marrying Israelis to gain residency in the Jewish state, a practice deemed to be a security risk.Tova Dvorin, 3/19/2014, 9:47 PM