Government to play post-Passover portfolio musical chairs

After holiday ends, Netanyahu is expected to reshuffle ministry portfolios among Likud MKs, as they scramble for spots.Chaim Lev, 4/27/2016, 11:53 AM

Knesset Speaker: 61-MK Coalition Can't Hold More Than a Year

Edelstein has 'a hard time imagining this government lasting for very long' without Labor or Liberman.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2015, 1:25 PM

Erdan Leaves Government, But May Return Soon

Likud's Gilad Erdan leaves Interior Ministry. MK Hanegbi estimates he'll rejoin government 'within days or weeks.'Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 5/17/2015, 6:02 PM

'We Want to See Yesh Atid Leave the Coalition'

Uri Ariel believes Jewish Home is gaining ground in the government, predicting to Arutz Sheva that coalition - and policy - changes await.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 6/9/2014, 6:01 PM

Liberman Attacks Netanyahu for Lack of Leadership

Liberman pulls no punches in criticizing fellow ministers over polarizing views, calls for unity before the government collapses.Tova Dvorin, 6/9/2014, 3:48 PM

Yesh Atid MK: Peace Talks with Hamas or No Coalition

Yesh Atid Minister demands peace talks be renewed despite Hamas presence in unity gov't; 'if not, we won't be in the government.'Ari Yashar, 6/7/2014, 11:02 PM

'As Soon as Terrorists Board the Bus, I Will Resign'

Deputy Minister Danny Danon reiterates intent to resign if prisoner deal goes through, calls coalition tensions 'test' for Bennett, Likud.Shimon Cohen, 4/14/2014, 2:04 PM

Minister Uri Ariel Says Israeli Sovereignty is in Danger

Housing minister tells Arutz Sheva about proposed terror deal, 2015 housing price drop; slams collective punishment in Yitzhar.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/14/2014, 1:00 PM

Report: 'Israeli-Arab Terrorists Releases or No Deal'

Senior government officials say the controversial releases are key to continuing peace talks, despite 'zero chance' of success.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2014, 9:35 PM

Minister Says Livni Should Leave the Government

In special interview, Uri Orbach calls HaTnua 'fictitious,' slams Livni for blaming Israel over talks - which he has 'no problem' reviving.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 4/11/2014, 2:00 PM

MK Insists Jewish Home Won't Remain in Coalition 'At Any Cost'

Housing Minister Uri Ariel reiterates that the likelihood of Jewish Home leaving the government is high.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/11/2014, 10:41 AM

Foreign Minister Offers Talks - But No 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

Deputy Minister Urges Israel to Stand Strong Over Role in Talks

Deputy Minister Ze'ev Elkin, in Arutz Sheva interview, explains why Israel should stand strong - and prevent capitulating to PA.Tova Dvorin, 3/31/2014, 9:05 PM

Yesh Atid 'Will Leave Government if Peace Talks Don't Progress'

Finance Minister and party chairman Yair Lapid says his party would not 'remain part of a government that will not advance negotiations'.Tova Dvorin, 1/18/2014, 7:08 PM

Ben-Ari: 'Jewish Home Is Partner To Govt. of Blood'

Former MK attacks Jewish Home for not bringing down coalition government to prevent release of 26 terrorist murderers.Ari Yashar, 12/31/2013, 1:16 AM

Final Coalition Pact Set to be Signed Thursday Night

Barring last-minute changes, members of the new Netanyahu government are set to sign final documents Thursday evening. Here's the lineup.Chana Ya'ar, 3/14/2013, 11:28 AM

Tree's A Crowd - Month of Nisan Sports New Coalition

The onset of spring brings with it a new Israeli government coalition and new political satire. Yonatan Sredni, 3/12/2013, 12:09 AM

Peres to Pick Israel’s Next Prime Minister

President Peres will begin the process of choosing a new Prime Minister. Estimates show 80 MK's - or more - for Netanyahu.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2013, 8:31 AM

Survey Shows Likud Voters Want Bennett in Coalition

A vast majority of voters - 74% - want to see a coalition which includes Jewish Home, Yesh Atid and the ultra-orthodox parties. Annie Lubin, 1/23/2013, 5:19 PM