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Poll: Yisrael Beytenu Down, 17% Undecided

New poll shows Liberman's party harmed by corruption scandal, ongoing Yishai-Shas struggle, large ambivalence in public over vying parties.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 12/27/2014, 11:00 PM

Liberman: 'Mysterious Forces' Trying to Hurt Us

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says his party is being targeted by police before every election, vows his party "will come out strong".Elad Benari, Canada, 12/26/2014, 8:21 PM

Diskin: Right-wing Parties are 'Destructive'

Former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin launches Facebook tirade against Likud, Jewish Home and Yisrael Beytenu.Uzi Baruch, 12/26/2014, 3:14 AM

MK Mizrahi: Arrests Not Connected to Elections

'Police would not arrest people if there was no solid evidence,' former head of Investigative Branch says of corruption scandal.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Cynthia Blank, 12/25/2014, 9:13 AM

Liberman 'Plays Dumb' over Corruption Case

Liberman claims he only knows 'what I heard from the news'; again says he is open to joining with Labor.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 12/24/2014, 3:20 PM

Police Reject Yisrael Beytenu 'Targeting' Claims

Danino dismisses claims that corruption investigation of party ministers meant to affect elections, after over year of investigation.Oranit Etzer, Ari Yashar, 12/24/2014, 1:22 PM

Liberman 'Expels to Cover Scandals Like Sharon'

Backlash at Liberman for call to expel Jews to placate EU amid corruption scandal; Yisrael Beytenu claims it is 'targeted.'Ari Yashar, 12/24/2014, 11:14 AM

Report: Stern Weighing Joining Yisrael Beytenu

Stern a good fit for Avigdor Liberman's party, associates say, after the MK left Hatnua due to its pact with Labor.Hezki Baruch, 12/23/2014, 1:06 PM

Liberman: Israel Will Not Be Dictated to by the PA

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman urges Israel to be proactive in fighting international pressure, forge ties with 'moderate' Arab world.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2014, 11:01 AM

Approaching a Deal? Lapid and Kahlon Meet

After various reports and denials of a center consolidation, Lapid and Kahlon met Monday evening, presumably to discuss.Cynthia Blank, 12/15/2014, 9:54 PM

Liberman Hits Back at 'Hysterical' Jewish Home

Yisrael Beytenu chairman blasts Jewish Home, Likud for 'mislabeling' him as left-wing; is aiming for 15 seats.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 12/14/2014, 9:21 AM

Likud: Voting Liberman Could Mean Leftists

Likud and Yisrael Beytenu banter back and forth after Foreign Minister Liberman says he would not rule out joining a Labor-led coalition.Elad Benari, 12/14/2014, 4:21 AM

MK Cohen: Lapid, Liberman and Kahlon in Contact

Former Welfare Minister Meir Cohen reveals ongoing contact between Yesh Atid, Yisrael Beiteinu, and Kulanu without providing details.Cynthia Blank, 12/11/2014, 2:15 PM

Yisrael Beytenu: Elections Were Inevitable

Yisrael Beytenu denies opposition to coalition including hareidi parties, claims even an alternative government would have collapsed.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/7/2014, 4:25 PM

Liberman Confirms Elections an 'Established Fact'

Key coalition member argues government should have joined together, instead 'we are going to quarrel for several months.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 12/2/2014, 5:02 PM

Liberman's Campaign: Divide Israel for 'Unity'

FM Avigdor Liberman's election campaign for Yisrael Beytenu urges giving Arab 'Triangle' area to create Palestinian state to 'unify' Jews.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2014, 10:38 AM

Liberman: I Wouldn't Recommend Elections Right Now

Foreign Minister reiterates that the Yisrael Beytenu party will not accept any changes to the coalition.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2014, 1:15 AM

Liberman: It's This Coalition or New Elections

Foreign Minister declares he will refuse any changes in the make-up of the current coalition, even if that means holding elections.Hezki Baruch, 9/23/2014, 3:46 AM

Report: Erdan Serving as UN Ambassador

Communications Minister received an offer to be appointed as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations and is seriously considering it.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 9/9/2014, 3:12 AM

Liberman Announces Split with Likud

Yisrael Beytenu Knesset faction will be re-established, says Foreign Minister, who vows he will remain loyal to Coalition.Gil Ronen, 7/7/2014, 11:36 AM

Report: Yisrael Beytenu 'Furious' over Rivlin Bid

Faction head Avigdor Liberman reportedly scrambles to recruit Yesh Atid in backing MK Dalia Itzik.Tova Dvorin, 5/28/2014, 8:07 PM

Proposal: Criminalize Contact with the PA

After Hamas-Fatah unity pact, one MK proposes bill to make Israel's contact with the PLO - like with Hamas - a criminal offense.Tova Dvorin, 4/25/2014, 11:57 AM

FM Offers Talks Without Terrorist Releases

Avigdor Liberman says Israel 'in favor of negotiations' as long as terrorists remain in prison.Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2014, 9:36 AM

Initiative: 10% of New Homes for Public Housing

Bill to mandate transitionary apartments for families in desperate need of public housing picks up speed, supporters in Knesset.Tova Dvorin, 2/14/2014, 12:29 PM

Yisrael Beytenu to Run on Its Own in Next Election

Liberman has reportedly decided to run separately from Likud, is waiting for the right time to make announcement.Gil Ronen, 12/19/2013, 4:58 PM

Likud Postpones Vote on Union with Yisrael Beytenu

Netanyahu convinces internal Likud court to prevent a vote on ending the partnership with Yisrael Beytenu.Elad Benari, 12/19/2013, 12:10 AM

Attorney General Won't Appeal Liberman Acquittal

Justice ministry officially announces decision to uphold court ruling, confirms rumors that Weinstein defied calls for an appeal.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2013, 5:40 PM

Likud May Veto Union with Yisrael Beytenu

The Likud Central Committee, which will convene on Wednesday, may veto a future union with Liberman’s party.Elad Benari, 12/18/2013, 2:41 AM

Yisrael Beytenu and Likud to Continue Cooperation

Yisrael Beytenu conference decides to continue cooperation with the Likud, postpones decision on a formal merger.Elad Benari, 11/25/2013, 4:46 AM

Yisrael Beytenu Weighs Future with Likud

Yisrael Beytenu to decide Sunday whether to continue its alliance with Likud.Maayana Miskin, 11/24/2013, 11:30 AM

Rotation Agreement for Chairman of Foreign Affairs

After administrative upheaval from return of Avigdor Liberman to FM, Tzachi HaNegbi, Ofer Shelah to alternate position on rotation.Tova Dvorin, 11/22/2013, 12:39 PM

Former FM Avigdor Lieberman Acquitted

Unanimous verdict means Lieberman, who was accused of fraud, can return to serve as minister - but the state may appeal it.Gil Ronen, 11/6/2013, 8:53 AM

Lieberman: Israel Won't Give Up the Golan

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says that as long as his party is in the government, Israel won't concede any part of the Golan Heights to Syria.Elad Benari, 10/14/2013, 4:14 AM

Saar: Running with Lieberman Cost Us Seats

The Likud won fewer seats in the last election because of the union with Yisrael Beytenu, says Interior Minister Gideon Saar.Elad Benari, 7/7/2013, 6:31 AM

Lieberman: Radical Axis on the Rampage

Yisrael Beytenu chief: “Iran hurtling toward nuclear bomb at crazy speed.”Gil Ronen, 5/28/2013, 10:34 AM

Yisrael Beytenu: Enlist Arabs, Too

Lieberman's party unhappy with Perry C'tee recommendations, wants Arabs to serve as well.Gil Ronen, 5/23/2013, 7:40 PM

Lieberman: No Split with Likud

Yisrael Beytenu head denies press reports that his faction will break away from Likud.Gil Ronen, 3/18/2013, 12:57 PM

Shas Agrees to Pull Controversial Ad

After originally defending its controversial TV ad, Shas agrees to pull it "for the sake of peace".Elad Benari, 1/10/2013, 6:25 AM

Shas Extends Broadcast of Controversial Ad

Shas: The ad, "did not say one bad word about anyone...A country which fights assimilation abroad cannot allow assimilation from within."Annie Lubin, 1/9/2013, 4:49 PM

Shas TV Ad Targets Lieberman, Russian Immigrants

A TV ad on behalf of Shas targets olim from Russia, suggesting some of them are non-Jews who did not convert properly.Elad Benari, 1/9/2013, 2:15 AM

Calls for Resignation as Lieberman Indicted

The Attorney General charged FM Lieberman with fraud and breach of trust prompting calls of resignation from the opposition.Annie Lubin, 12/13/2012, 7:53 PM

Israel to Withhold PA Funds Till March

Israel plans to withhold funds collected on behalf of the Palestinian Authority until at least March.Chana Ya'ar, 12/13/2012, 2:04 PM

Yisrael Beytenu: Who's In, Who's Out?

Son of former Prime Minister placed in #2 spot on Yisrael Beytenu's Knesset list. Several MKs pushed out.Elad Benari, 12/5/2012, 1:15 AM

Lieberman Pushes Danny Ayalon Out of Knesset List

Yisrael Beytenu boss nixes Deputy Foreign Minister Ayalon, possibly because of "low chair" incident.Gil Ronen, 12/4/2012, 7:23 PM

MK Michaeli Won't Run for 'Personal Reasons'

Yisrael Beytenu MK who threw water on Arab MK, raising Lieberman's ire, announces she won't run in the elections.Elad Benari, 12/4/2012, 3:13 AM

'Joint List Could Bring 50 Seats'

Israel’s former U.S. ambassador believes the joint Knesset list between the Likud and Yisrael Beytenu could bring as many as 50 seats.Elad Benari, 10/31/2012, 1:43 AM

MKs: Unity Brings Us Closer to U.S. 2-Party System

MKs from the Likud party welcome the approval of the party's joint election list with Yisrael Beytenu.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 10/30/2012, 6:15 AM

Netanyahu: I'm Not Going Anywhere

Netanyahu at Likud convention: I intend to lead the State of Israel for many years.Elad Benari, 10/30/2012, 2:46 AM

Likud Approves Unified List With Yisrael Beytenu

The Likud's Central Committee voted to approve the party's joint election list by an overwhelming majority at a meeting Monday night.David Lev & Yoni Kempinski, 10/29/2012, 7:43 PM

New Poll Show 'Likud Beytenu' Firmly in Lead

Maariv poll gives merged Likud and Yisrael Beytenu 43 seats, maintaining nationalist advantage.Gil Ronen, 10/29/2012, 9:08 AM

Netanyahu, Lieberman Fueled by Fear, Claims Livni

The union between the Likud and Yisrael Beytenu parties is fueled by fear, former Kadima chairwoman Tzipi Livni charges.Elad Benari, 10/29/2012, 4:12 AM

Netanyahu, Lieberman's Advisor Predicts 45 Seats

The joint Likud-Yisrael Beytenu Knesset list could bring the two parties 45 seats, according to advisor Arthur Finkelstein.Elad Benari, 10/28/2012, 5:33 AM

Ramon Calls for Center-Left Unity

Former MK Haim Ramon says Israel’s center-left parties must unite in response to the unity between the Likud and Yisrael Beytenu parties.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2012, 11:00 PM

Poll: 26% of Likud Voters Against Unity Move

About a quarter of Likud party voters are against the unity agreement between Likud and Yisrael Beytenu, a new poll finds.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2012, 9:33 PM

Lieberman: Unity Talks Started a Year Ago

Lieberman reveals that Likud-Yisrael Beyteinu unity has been a done deal for two months.Maayana Miskin, 10/26/2012, 1:30 PM

First Post-Union Poll: Tie for Right and Left

The Likud-Yisrael Beytenu union gives the right and left bloc an equal number of seats, preliminary poll finds. Left includes Arabs.Elad Benari, 10/26/2012, 5:15 AM

Feiglin: Fear of Deri Led to Political Merge

Fear over the return of Aryeh Deri to the Shas party caused Netanyahu to run together with Yisrael Beytenu, according to Moshe Feiglin.Elad Benari, 10/26/2012, 1:43 AM