Fifth MK Abandons Yisrael Beytenu: Yair Shamir Not in Running

Agricultural Minister doesn't submit candidacy for list - Liberman says 'we'll talk about it,' as party keeps sinking amid scandal.Ari Yashar, 1/15/2015, 4:34 PM

Yair Shamir Expected to be the Next Yisrael Beytenu MK to Resign

Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir expected to announce his resignation from the Knesset upon returning from a trip to India.Elad Benari, 1/13/2015, 2:13 AM

Bedouins: Polygamy is Natural, Don't Interfere

Bedouin leaders fire back at the minister who dared to challenge their right to marry several women.Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 9/29/2014, 8:21 AM

Minister Yair Shamir to Resign from Knesset

Shamir's resignation will allow another member of Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu party to join the Knesset.Gil Ronen, 8/10/2014, 5:08 PM

Report: Netanyahu Lashes Out at Critical Ministers

'Criticism from home during a war is intolerable,' the Prime Minister reportedly stated to several ministers.Tova Dvorin, 7/31/2014, 5:54 PM

Shamir, Livni Speak at Bedouin, Druze Memorial Events

Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir tells Bedouin families at Memorial Day service that the state appreciates their contributions.Yaakov Levi, 5/5/2014, 5:32 PM

Shamir: American Proposal is 'Bribery and Emotional Blackmail'

Agriculture Minister criticizes the United States for equating Jonathan Pollard in with the release of Arab terrorists.Uzi Baruch, 4/2/2014, 2:15 AM

Shamir: Palestinian State? Forget It

Agriculture Minister says there is no room for a Palestinian state in the region, says he's willing to fight to keep Jerusalem united.Elad Benari, 3/2/2014, 6:19 AM

Shamir Given Task of Solving Bedouin Settlement Problem

The government on Sunday appointed Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ya'ir Shamir to deal with Bedouin settlementsDavid Lev, 1/5/2014, 5:08 PM

Rabbis Tell MKs: Don't Enable Kerry Plan - Resign

Rabbinical Congress for Peace rabbis urge ministers to shake complacency, prepare resignation letters to prevent withdrawals.Ari Yashar, 1/3/2014, 10:27 AM

Lapid: Freeing Terrorists the Lesser Evil

Finance Minister: America presented our options – and the others were worse.Maayana Miskin, 12/31/2013, 11:29 AM

Hevron Area Farmer: Arabs Out to Kill Me

Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir heard a chilling story from the Jewish owner of a field near Hevron; Arabs had planned to kill him.David Lev, 12/31/2013, 2:42 AM

Shamir to Replace Begin in Bedouin Land Plan Discussions

Agriculture Minister Yair Shamir is expected to replace Benny Begin as the person in charge of implementing the Prawer Plan.Elad Benari, 12/17/2013, 2:12 AM

Shamir: Governance Bill Will Allow Long-Term Planning

Agriculture Minister explains why the Governance Bill is good for Israelis.Elad Benari, 8/2/2013, 4:43 AM

Peres, Netanyahu to Honor Deceased PM Shamir

Top Israeli leaders will be present to honor former Prime Minister Yitzchak Shamir Tuesday, on firstanniversary of his death.Maayana Miskin, 7/9/2013, 3:23 PM

Will 2013 See Revival of Homesh?

Minister, MKs rally at location of Samaria community razed by Sharon, hint that it will be rebuilt.Gil Ronen, 3/30/2013, 8:27 PM

Thousands Celebrate at Homesh

Ministers, MKs join event at Samaria community abandoned and razed in Disengagement.Gil Ronen, 3/27/2013, 8:30 PM

Netanyahu is a 'Zigazagger', Says Shamir

Yair Shamir, who is running for the Knesset on the Likud Beytenu list, criticizes Netanyahu for supporting a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/4/2013, 8:44 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