Netanyahu okays 'death penalty for terrorists' bill

Following pressure from Bennett, PM gives green light to bill making it easier for terrorists convicted of murder to be executed.Hezki Baruch, 11/5/2018, 9:48 AM

Poll: 'Likud Beytenu' joint list would net 36 seats

Latest Knesset poll shows Labor sinking to just 10 seats, while Likud would win 34. Alliance between Likud, Yisral Beytenu would win 36.David Rosenberg, 6/3/2018, 3:45 PM

Arab MK doesn't regret anti-Israel statements

MK Jamal Zahalka responds to petition by MK Forer demanding that he be questioned.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2018, 5:45 AM

'The radical left is breaking all records'

Yisrael Beytenu faction slams B'Tselem campaign calling on IDF soldiers not to shoot at unarmed Gaza rioters. 'A fifth column.'Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2018, 7:35 PM

Will last-minute deal prevent snap elections?

Netanyahu in talks with Defense Minister to end coalition crisis, prevent government collapse.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2018, 6:17 PM

'Prime Minister is dissolving a right-wing government'

'The Prime Minister does not have to fire Minister Sofa Landver.'Uzi Baruch, 3/13/2018, 9:31 AM

'The future of the government depends on the other partners'

MK Oded Forer calls on the parties in the coalition to oppose the draft law in its present form.Benny Tocker, 3/13/2018, 5:12 AM

Yisrael Beytenu threatens to bolt coalition over Draft Law

'If haredi-backed draft law passes, we'll leave the government,' warns Defense Minister's Yisrael Beytenu faction.David Rosenberg, 3/12/2018, 9:50 AM

'We were and remain committed to Netanyahu'

Immigration and Absorption Minister says Yisrael Beytenu will run alone in the next election, discusses draft law controversy.Ido Ben Porat, 3/12/2018, 3:36 AM

'Israel has been taken captive by haredi extremists'

Defense Minister launches a broadside on haredi parties over Draft Law impasse, accuses haredim of 'extorting' government.Tzvi Lev, 3/8/2018, 10:35 PM

Defense Minister's party won't vote for haredi draft law

Yisrael Beytenu party promises to vote against the law unless it is properly discussed and relevant changes are inserted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2018, 6:48 PM

Russian-speaking judge appointed to Zionist Court of the US

Defense Minister Liberman welcomes the first-ever Russian-speaking judge appointed to the Zionist Court of the United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2018, 2:27 PM

Defense Minister remains defiant after anti-Shabbat provocation

Liberman defends himself after coming under attack for attending anti-Shabbat rally in Ashdod. 'I don't want a haredi state.'Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 10:57 AM

Rabbi's daughter, ex-Defense Min, breakaway MK mull joint run

Breakaway Knesset Member, former Defense Minister Yaalon, daughter of Shas founder Rabbi Ovadia Yosef reportedly mulling joint Knesset run.David Rosenberg, 1/11/2018, 10:30 PM

EU blasts Israel over death penalty for terrorists bill

Hours after bill easing conditions for imposing death penalty on terrorist murderers passes first vote, EU slams 'inhuman' punishment.'David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 7:09 PM

'Terrorist death penalty law will lead to wave of kidnappings'

Security agency warns that death penalty bill will encourage terrorists to kidnap Jews around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2018, 6:04 PM

'Death Penalty for Terrorists' bill passes first Knesset vote

Despite refusal of haredi MKs to join coalition for vote, bill making it easier for courts to condemn terrorists to death passes first vote.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 4:52 PM

Knesset to vote on death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu's death penalty for terrorists law approved by coalition leaders' forum and will be voted upon by the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2017, 11:37 PM

Arabs won't vote for haredi Shabbat bill

Head of Arab Joint List party withdraws support for bill that would close food stores on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2017, 7:30 AM

Yisrael Beytenu to Likud: Push death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says cornerstone of party's coalition agreement is legislation that terrorists be put to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2017, 11:05 AM

Kulanu, Yisrael Beytenu, won't join left-wing government

Finance Minister Kahlon says he's 'part of the nationalist camp,' won't sit with a leading party which opposes a united Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 11/4/2017, 10:39 PM

New bill: Polygraph test for cabinet members

Defense Minister Liberman advances bill to crack down on repeated leaks from Political-Security Cabinet.Hezki Baruch, 6/20/2017, 3:00 PM

Ban on nighttime mosque calls to prayer gains coalition backing

Watered-down version of bill to ban use of loudspeakers for Muslim call to prayer gains coalition backing - but angers Yisrael Beytenu.Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2017, 4:48 PM

Haifa University students: Stop terrorism-encouraging activities

University of Haifa students affiliated with Yisrael Beytenu start petition calling to stop the anti-Israel activities on campus.Shimon Cohen, 12/1/2016, 5:15 AM

Israelis prefer coalition with Liberman over Herzog

However, majority believes Ya'alon was better suited to be Defense Minister than Liberman.David Rosenberg, 6/6/2016, 6:39 PM

UN envoy: Jewish Home 'killing hope' of a Palestinian state

Special UN envoy to Middle East fumes after Justice Minister pledges to block establishment of Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 7:19 PM

It's official - Knesset approves Liberman as Defense Minister

Knesset votes 55 to 43 to approve Yisrael Beytenu chief as Defense Minister.Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2016, 9:45 PM

US voices concern over new Israeli coalition

'Most right-wing coalition in Israel's history raises legitimate questions', says State Department spokesman.David Rosenberg, 5/25/2016, 10:44 PM

MK hints at forming own party

MK Orly-Levi Abekasis blasts Yisrael Beytenu for ignoring social issues, hints at starting breakaway movement.Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2016, 8:37 PM

What did Liberman give up on in joining the coalition?

Coalition agreement details show that aside from folding on death penalty law, Liberman made a key concession on being a minister.Ari Yashar, 5/25/2016, 2:40 PM

Liberman vows 'responsible policies' as coalition deal announced

Netanyahu and Liberman sign coalition deal, bury the hatchet after past mudslinging; PM calls on Herzog to join 'true unity government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2016, 11:51 AM

Liberman, Netanyahu finalize coalition agreement

Yisrael Beytenu chairman headed towards the Defense Ministry, after an agreement is reached on pensions for immigrants.Ben Ariel, 5/25/2016, 1:58 AM

Coalition agreement 'just hours away', Bennett threatens to walk

With coalition negotiations on the verge of a final agreement, Jewish Home demands changes in security cabinet operations.David Rosenberg, 5/24/2016, 9:48 AM

Likud-Yisrael Beytenu coalition talks resume

Coalition talks between the Likud and Yisrael Beytenu parties resumed after Liberman said earlier they reached a “dead end”.Chaim Lev, 5/24/2016, 12:16 AM

Netanyahu: We need expanded coalition to pursue peace talks

Despite deadlock, PM optimistic about coalition talks with Yisrael Beytenu.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/23/2016, 4:43 PM

Liberman reveals Likud talks hit a 'dead end'

Yisrael Beytenu head says coalition talks on hold until a counter-offer on pension reform is received, apologizes for insulting Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2016, 3:40 PM

Knesset summer session to begin with a bang

Expanded coalition, progress of major bills to mark opening day Monday.Tova Dvorin, 5/23/2016, 8:02 AM

'The government can finally do what we were elected to do'

Likud minister close to coalition talks says Yisrael Beytenu joining gov't to bring long-term stability, actualize nationalist government.Nitsan Keidar, 5/22/2016, 12:21 PM

Yisrael Beytenu MK quits in protest of coalition deal

Orly Levy-Abekasis quits in protest of decision to abandon social issues in coalition talks, will continue as independent MK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2016, 6:58 PM

Coalition negotiators agree: Death penalty for terrorists

Likud negotiators agree to key demand made by Yisrael Beytenu, as condition to joining gov't: capital punishment for terrorist murderers.Ari Soffer, 5/19/2016, 5:05 PM

Likud's coalition negotiator: Post rotation is natural

Minister Levin discusses Yisrael Beytenu talks with Arutz Sheva, explains portfolio shakeup will be within Likud.Benny Tocker, 5/19/2016, 12:46 PM

Yisrael Beytenu coalition talks 'to be completed today'

At start of formal negotiations, Likud Minister Levin promises to try and wrap up negotiations in one day, Liberman backs him.David Rosenberg, 5/19/2016, 10:51 AM

'Liberman as Defense Minister is a cause for concern'

Ben-Gvir of Otzma Yehudit warns Liberman did nothing right-wing in office and takes sharp left turns - but there is one reason to celebrate.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, 5/19/2016, 10:30 AM

'Liberman as Defense Minister would be a disaster for haredim'

Haredi parties nervous Liberman would use position to push for tougher measures against yeshiva students avoiding the draft.David Rosenberg, 5/18/2016, 8:58 PM

Liberman may join coalition as soon as Thursday, officials say

Senior officials say coalition agreement could come as early as Thursday.David Rosenberg, 5/18/2016, 8:01 PM

PM tells Yaalon he may lose Defense Ministry to Liberman

As talks with Liberman progress, Netanyahu informs Yaalon he may lose Defense Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2016, 4:47 PM

Likud ministers overjoyed at Liberman meeting

Outpouring of ministers and deputy ministers hail the coming of a 'wide, right-wing government' with Likud's 'natural partner.'Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2016, 2:09 PM

Elkin to Netanyahu: Take up Liberman's offer

Likud Minister urges PM to seriously consider Yisrael Beytenu's conditions to join the coalition, instead of Zionist Union.Ari Yashar, 5/18/2016, 1:37 PM

Liberman sets conditions for joining coalition government

Defense ministry, death penalty for terrorists, pensions reforms: Yisrael Beytenu demands major concessions to join gov't.Ari Soffer, 5/18/2016, 12:41 PM

Report: Liberman turned down Defense Minister offer

Yisrael Beytenu head rejects position, promise of death penalty for terrorists; says current gov't not really right-wing.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/17/2016, 10:06 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu's government is not right-wing

Netanyahu leads a 'fake' right-wing government, former Foreign Minister fumes, amid unity government attempts with leftist Zionist Union.Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2016, 4:28 PM

Source: Likud to reach out to Liberman to join government

Likud source says the party intends to reach out to Yisrael Beytenu after talks with Zionist Union failed.Elad Benari, 5/13/2016, 6:46 AM

Netanyahu: Liberman working with Arabs to form leftist gov't

Prime Minister Netanyahu blasts Yisrael Beytenu chairman, says he is working with the Joint List to bring down the government.Elad Benari, 4/18/2016, 6:46 AM

Poll: Lapid, Liberman continue to gain strength

New poll finds that Yesh Atid and Yisrael Beytenu are making gains at the expense of Likud and the Zionist Union.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/25/2016, 11:16 PM

Former Foreign Minister: We should declare state of emergency

Yisrael Beytenu holds tour at Damscus Gate following yesterday's attack. Says government should have gotten tough six months ago.Hezki Baruch, 3/9/2016, 6:08 PM

Knesset pays tribute to former Norwegian parliament speaker

In a moving ceremony, Knesset pays tribute to Jo Benkow, Holocaust survivor who in the past served as Speaker of the Norwegian parliament.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 5:15 AM

Liberman takes swipe at 'political charlatan' Netanyahu

Former ally of PM slams his law to suspend Knesset members with 90 MK vote as a 'classic Bibi bluff,' calls to replace Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2016, 7:12 PM