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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 concede on in joining 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

Netanyahu, Liberman accounce coalition deal

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

Negotiators claim coalition deal near

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

'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 gov't can finally do what we promised'

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 gov't 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

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: 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

Coalition negotiations with Yisrael Beytenu begin

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 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 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 accepted Netanyahu's offer'

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 Def. Min. 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 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

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

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

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

Liberman: 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 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 slams '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

Liberman slams 'government with no policy at all'

Coalition 'only held together by desire to keep their seats at any cost,' fires Yisrael Beytenu head, demanding elections.Hezki Baruch, 1/25/2016, 4:05 PM

Embassy protest demands Swedish FM resign

Yisrael Beytenu activists and MK decry 'anti-Semitic statements,' saying Wallstrom will only 'wake up to terror when it's at her home.'Ido Ben-Porat, 1/15/2016, 12:30 PM

Yisrael Beytenu the 'only right, secular party'?

Avigdor Liberman slams Likud as 'sellouts' to haredi community after changes slated for draft law.Hezki Baruch, 11/9/2015, 4:14 PM

Liberman: Why is Islamic Movement still legal?

'Government making empty promises,' ex-FM says, claims resident status of terrorists is not being revoked.Gil Ronen, 10/29/2015, 10:03 PM

Knesset rejects bill to defund boycott supporters

Despite likely support from coalition MKs, Avigdor Liberman's refusal to postpone vote prompts resounding loss.Cynthia Blank, 10/22/2015, 9:36 AM

Police: Put Top Yisrael Beytenu Figures on Trial

Investigation into mass public corruption scandal concludes with recommendation to try 34 suspects, including former ministers.Ido Ben Porat, 10/21/2015, 1:12 PM

As Terrorism Grips Israel, Liberman Eyes Comeback

Just six months ago, commentators were writing the Yisrael Beytenu leader off. How wrong they were.Ari Soffer, 10/12/2015, 6:00 PM

Yisrael Beytenu MK: Liberman Will be PM

MK Sharon Gal blasts Netanyahu's government and predicts Avigdor Liberman will one day lead the country.Hezki Baruch, 8/31/2015, 4:45 AM

Liberman Dismisses 'Leperous' Hotovely

Liberman brushes off accusations of weakness during his tenure as FM, calls current Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely a 'leper.'Haim Lev, 8/9/2015, 10:56 AM

No-Confidence Motion Filed Over Beit El Demolition

Yisrael Beytenu demands government be replaced 'immediately' after demolition saga ends, says Netanyahu unfit to lead.Hezki Baruch, 7/29/2015, 6:34 PM

Knesset Crushes Death Penalty for Terrorists Bill

Despite MK Sharon Gal's attempt to shame right-wing MKs into voting for his death penalty bill, legislation loses badly by 94 to six.Ido Ben Porat, 7/15/2015, 5:17 PM

Galon Removed from Knesset After Insulting MK Gal

Meretz chairwoman refers to MK Sharon Gal as "messed up", is removed from plenum.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 7/14/2015, 3:46 AM

Netanyahu Buries Death Penalty Law

Slated to go before Ministerial Committee Sunday, death penalty for terrorists bill indefinitely frozen by PM's technical maneuver.Cynthia Blank, 7/12/2015, 5:00 PM

MK: We Share Nothing with Leftist Opposition

MK Sharon Gal touts Yisrael Beytenu deal with Likud, says closer cooperation with the coalition expected.Hezki Baruch, 7/9/2015, 10:43 AM

Coalition Chairman Mulls a Liberman Return

While Likud's Tzahi Hanegbi boasts 'we split the opposition,' there's no certainty Yisrael Beytenu will join Netanyahu's latest government.Cynthia Blank, 7/9/2015, 7:54 AM

Online Campaign for Terrorist Death Penalty Law

Yisrael Beytenu's Sharon Gal pushes for public pressure ahead of critical debate Sunday on his bill to execute terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 7/8/2015, 1:00 PM

New Bill May Hinder Arab MKs Reelection

Sharon Gal's new bill to be voted on Sunday would force Knesset candidates to prove they never encouraged armed struggle against Israel.Cynthia Blank, 6/25/2015, 8:34 AM

Liberman: Stop Funding Parties Who Advocate BDS

Yisrael Beytenu head proposes a law to strip funding of Knesset parties that support boycotts of products from Judea and Samaria.Yaakov Levi, 6/18/2015, 1:40 PM

Former MK David Rotem Passes Away

Former Yisrael Beytenu MK passes away at home in Efrat; led an impressive Knesset career before retiring prior to elections.Hezki Baruch, 6/8/2015, 4:19 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu is the Master of Zigzagging

War of words continues: Liberman says he joined opposition because Netanyahu 'abandoned' and no longer belongs to national camp.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 6/1/2015, 3:52 PM

Analysis: Is Liberman Being Blackmailed?

Yisrael Beytenu's behavior is either irrational or the behavior of someone who has a gun pointed to his head.Gil Ronen, 6/1/2015, 9:43 AM

Netanyahu: Liberman Has Joined Leftists

Prime Minister says no one would have voted for Yisrael Beytenu had they known it would join Opposition to Likud. Liberman fires back.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/1/2015, 8:09 AM

Yisrael Beytenu to File Third No-Confidence Motion

Motion filed over government's inability to deter Hamas rocket fire, refusal to make overthrowing Hamas a goal.Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2015, 1:58 PM

Liberman: I Deceived Voters? Netanyahu Did!

Yisrael Beytenu chair attacks Prime Minister for duplicity against immigrant community, promises to fight him from the Opposition.Cynthia Blank, 5/11/2015, 5:24 PM

Speaker Edelstein Mystified by Liberman's Step

Knesset speaker is 'looking for an answer to why it is happening and cannot find one.'Gil Ronen, 5/5/2015, 12:53 PM

Liberman Predicts Elections by 2016

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says a coalition made up of 61 MKs will be short-lived, insists it's Likud's fault that he chose not to join.Elad Benari, 5/5/2015, 1:14 AM

Liberman: My Word is My Word, Not a Slogan

In an all-out attack on Netanyahu Monday night, Liberman responds to wave of accusations following decision not to join coalition.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 9:30 PM