Foreign Minister Ashkenazi to meet Emirati counterpart

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi to meet Emirati counterpart

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi to visit Berlin, where he will hold talks with his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates.Nitsan Keidar, 10/6/2020, 12:56 AM
FM Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Stand with the US to prevent arms sales to Iran'

FM Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Stand with the US to prevent arms sales to Iran'

Israeli Foreign Minister lauds US efforts to strengthen enforcement of weapons sanctions against Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2020, 8:10 PM
Netanyahu did not have authority to sign UAE deal

Netanyahu did not have authority to sign UAE deal

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi forced to step in over legal hurdle to signing of Abraham Accords in Washington today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2020, 3:52 PM
Gabi Ashkenazi: New ties 'strategically and economically significant'

Gabi Ashkenazi: New ties 'strategically and economically significant'

Foreign Min. Ashkenazi praises US Pres. Trump for efforts to further normalization, promises to strengthen ties with other countries.Eitan Divinsky, 9/12/2020, 10:18 PM
Gabi Ashkenazi: Was Netanyahu set up? I doubt it

Gabi Ashkenazi: Was Netanyahu set up? I doubt it

The FM views the revelation of the link between investigator in Netanyahu case and Judy Nir-Mozes as an attempt to invalidate case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2020, 9:48 AM
Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Israel's security will be guaranteed by its own defensive power'

Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Israel's security will be guaranteed by its own defensive power'

'Israel will closely monitor implementation of renewed UNIFIL mandate,' Foreign Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2020, 8:37 PM
Likud: 'Gabi Ashkenazi knew nothing about Abraham Accords'

Likud: 'Gabi Ashkenazi knew nothing about Abraham Accords'

Likud slams Blue and White statements: 'Laughable' for Blue and White to present change in policy as their own doing.Hezki Baruch, 8/27/2020, 8:36 PM
'Our policy has moved from annexation to normalization'

'Our policy has moved from annexation to normalization'

Gabi Ashkenazi declares that Israel has shifted from pursuing sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, to normalizing relations with Arab world.David Rosenberg, 8/27/2020, 12:05 PM
'Gabi Ashkenazi's Blue and White dragging Israel to elections'

'Gabi Ashkenazi's Blue and White dragging Israel to elections'

Budget negotiations between Likud, Blue and White at impasse less than 9 hours before deadline with fate of the government at stake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2020, 4:18 PM
Watch: Gantz and Ashkenazi meet Pompeo

Watch: Gantz and Ashkenazi meet Pompeo

Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi met with US Sec. of State Pompeo in JerusalemArutz Sheva, 8/24/2020, 4:09 PM
If it quacks like elections…

If it quacks like elections…

With government collapse looming, Blue and White leader Benny Gantz is willing to compromise, but his No. 2 is holding him back. Opinion.Mati Tuchfeld, 8/23/2020, 4:10 PM
Israel opens cooperation office in Honduras

Israel opens cooperation office in Honduras

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi: The Israeli flag is officially hoisted today in the capital of Honduras for the first time in 26 years.Orli Harari, 8/21/2020, 5:05 AM
Conflict between Likud and Blue and White escalates

Conflict between Likud and Blue and White escalates

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi says Netanyahu will do anything to remain prime minister, Likud says Ashkenazi is undermining Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2020, 9:00 PM
Oman's foreign minister speaks to Ashkenazi after UAE agreement

Oman's foreign minister speaks to Ashkenazi after UAE agreement

Oman's foreign minister speaks to Israeli counterpart, affirms his country's position calling for peace between Israel and PA.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2020, 5:38 AM
Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Mistake for Security Council to reject US proposal'

Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Mistake for Security Council to reject US proposal'

FM Gabi Ashkenazi warns: Decision not to extend arms embargo on Iran was a 'mistake,' will lead to deterioration in Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2020, 8:46 PM
Official: Israelis permitted to visit Greece

Official: Israelis permitted to visit Greece

Tourists from Israel to be allowed entry to Greek capital Athens as well as some islands in country. FM Ashkenazi: 'Important decision'Mordechai Sones, 8/13/2020, 2:04 PM
Israel supports UNIFIL ability to effectively carry out mission

Israel supports UNIFIL ability to effectively carry out mission

'Resolution 1701 was designed to prevent Hezbollah and its Iranian masters from turning southern Lebanon into a hotbed of terror.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2020, 6:08 PM
Gabi Ashkenazi: 'We must all act against Iranian efforts to undermine stability'

Gabi Ashkenazi: 'We must all act against Iranian efforts to undermine stability'

FM Gabi Ashkenazi meets Latin American, Caribbean, ambassadors, discussing Iranian entrenchment in Middle East and Trump peace plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2020, 1:07 PM
Ashkenazi: Gantz will remain Blue and White chairman

Ashkenazi: Gantz will remain Blue and White chairman

Foreign Minister calls on Likud to resolve budget crisis: "This crisis can be resolved in one minute."Elad Benari, 8/5/2020, 5:42 AM
Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Deal of the Century will lead to separation from Palestinian Authority'

Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Deal of the Century will lead to separation from Palestinian Authority'

'We're in favor of a process which will lead to peace, don't want to harm peace agreements with our neighbors,' Foreign Min. Ashkenazi says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2020, 11:05 AM
Ashkenazi meets Cypriot counterpart, discusses sovereignty

Ashkenazi meets Cypriot counterpart, discusses sovereignty

Foreign ministers of Israel and Cyprus meet as Israel seeks to defuse European opposition to sovereignty plan.Elad Benari, 6/24/2020, 4:32 AM
Alon Ushpiz appointed Director-General of the Foreign Ministry

Alon Ushpiz appointed Director-General of the Foreign Ministry

Ushpiz will replace current Director-General Yuval Rotem, who asked Minister Ashkenazi to leave the post after a lengthy term in office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2020, 1:02 AM
Israeli Foreign Minister: We don't have any maps yet for sovereignty plan

Israeli Foreign Minister: We don't have any maps yet for sovereignty plan

'First we need to get on the same page as the US, then we'll get the sovereignty maps ready,' says Israeli Foreign Minister.David Rosenberg, 6/10/2020, 2:15 PM
Israeli FM participates in multinational corona videoconference

Israeli FM participates in multinational corona videoconference

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi participates in joint discussion with counterparts from US, Australia, India, Brazil, and South Korea on COVID-19Gary Willig, 6/3/2020, 11:02 PM
EU High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell speaks to Foreign Minister Ashkenazi

EU High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell speaks to Foreign Minister Ashkenazi

Underlines EU 'unequivocal commitment to the security of the State of Israel, which is not negotiable for the EU.'Mordechai Sones, 5/26/2020, 8:44 PM
Foreign Minister speaks to Russian counterpart

Foreign Minister speaks to Russian counterpart

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi speaks with Sergei Lavrov, discusses the need to end the Iranian presence in Syria.Nitsan Keidar, 5/21/2020, 3:27 AM
'Regrettable that EU ignored the threats Israel faces'

'Regrettable that EU ignored the threats Israel faces'

'Regrettable that EU ignored threats Israel faces,' says Israeli Foreign Ministry, after EU 'strongly urges' Israel not to apply sovereigntyArutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 12:40 PM
New Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi calls Trump peace plan 'historic'

New Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi calls Trump peace plan 'historic'

Former IDF Chief of Staff and Blue and White MK assumes new post as Foreign Minister, says maintaining peace agreements crucial.AFP, 5/18/2020, 5:02 PM
MK Ashkenazi on sovereignty: We'll put our foot on the brake

MK Ashkenazi on sovereignty: We'll put our foot on the brake

Blue and White MK asked in TV interview about sovereignty in Judea and Samaria: We believe it’s better to have an influence from within.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2020, 5:57 AM
'Netanyahu collected materials on Gantz and Ashkenazi'

'Netanyahu collected materials on Gantz and Ashkenazi'

Former PM Ehud Barak claims that Netanyahu collected information on Blue and White leaders in order to force them to join government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 6:21 AM
Left-wingers demonstrate outside home of MK Gabi Ashkenazi

Left-wingers demonstrate outside home of MK Gabi Ashkenazi

Protesters demand Ashkenazi cease negotiations with Netanyahu to form unity government.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/13/2020, 12:14 PM
Gantz and Ashkenazi's threat

Gantz and Ashkenazi's threat

Blue and White leaders make clear to Likud: If no agreement by Monday night, the legislation against Netanyahu will be advanced.Elad Benari, 4/13/2020, 5:19 AM
Reserve officer blasts Ashkenazi for planned cooperation with Joint List

Reserve officer blasts Ashkenazi for planned cooperation with Joint List

Noam Sela, a reserve officer, condemns Gabi Ashkenazi of Blue & White for his party's intention to establish minority govt. with Joint ListArutz Sheva staff, 3/16/2020, 12:57 PM
Protest outside Gabi Ashkenazi's home: No to supporters of terror

Protest outside Gabi Ashkenazi's home: No to supporters of terror

Dozens of Golani fighters protest outside home of MK Ashkenazi, demand that he refuse to be part of a government with Arab parties.Hezki Baruch, 3/13/2020, 3:32 AM
Report: MK Gabi Ashkenazi opposes minority government

Report: MK Gabi Ashkenazi opposes minority government

Senior Blue and White leader reportedly opposes government supported by Joint List, but won't vote against it.Elad Benari, 3/10/2020, 4:30 AM
MK Hendel to protesters outside his home: If you push hard enough, you will bring unity

MK Hendel to protesters outside his home: If you push hard enough, you will bring unity

Dozens of youth protest outside homes of MK Gabi Ashkenazi and MK Yoaz Hendel, urge them not to form government with Joint List.Hezki Baruch, 3/9/2020, 6:35 AM
Benny Gantz: Gabi Ashkenazi will be appointed Minister of Defense in my government

Benny Gantz: Gabi Ashkenazi will be appointed Minister of Defense in my government

Blue and White chairman visits Gaza envelope, promises that Ashkenazi will "correct Netanyahu's failures".Hezki Baruch, 2/25/2020, 3:13 AM
MK Gabi Ashkenazi: 'The year 2019 is lost, and it's not our fault'

MK Gabi Ashkenazi: 'The year 2019 is lost, and it's not our fault'

Blue and White leader claims his party bears none of the blame for upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2019, 11:43 PM
Blue and White leaders divided over Netanyahu's proposal

Blue and White leaders divided over Netanyahu's proposal

Report: Gabi Ashkenazi pushing to examine possibility of unity government with Netanyahu, Yair Lapid vetoing the move.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2019, 4:37 AM
Blue and White leaders set terms for accepting minority gov't

Blue and White leaders set terms for accepting minority gov't

Senior Blue and White leaders agree to form minority government relying on Arab Joint List - but only if Avigdor Liberman joins.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 10:36 PM
Cave of the Patriarchs - accessible by Passover?

Cave of the Patriarchs - accessible by Passover?

Blue and White leader promises: Cave of the Patriarchs to be made accessible by Passover.Hezki Baruch, 10/8/2019, 1:41 PM
Gabi Ashkenazi to head Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee

Gabi Ashkenazi to head Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee

"This is a significant role with great importance to Israel's security. We must not allow a vacuum on the security-political issue."Hezki Baruch, 10/4/2019, 4:35 AM
Gantz promised Ashkenazi: You'll be prime minister after me

Gantz promised Ashkenazi: You'll be prime minister after me

Benny Gantz, Blue & White chair, promised Gabi Ashkenazi would replace him as PM - without consulting Yair Lapid. Blue & White: 'Utter lie.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 9:23 AM
Blue and White leader: 'Barak and I can sit in the same party'

Blue and White leader: 'Barak and I can sit in the same party'

MK Gabi Ashkenazi says he and Ehud Barak have 'the same goal, if he'll help us change the government, that's great.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2019, 9:32 PM
Gabi Ashkenazi: The door is closed to Netanyahu - period

Gabi Ashkenazi: The door is closed to Netanyahu - period

Former Chief of Staff and no. 4 on the Blue and White list makes clear: We will not sit with Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2019, 6:44 AM
Blue and White leader: Avi Nissenkorn is a problematic figure

Blue and White leader: Avi Nissenkorn is a problematic figure

Gabi Ashkenazi says he 'knows the truth' regarding fellow Blue and White candidate, promises union culture won't dominate the party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 10:29 AM
Gantz: Kahane would be proud of Netanyahu

Gantz: Kahane would be proud of Netanyahu

Blue and White chairman blasts PM: Smotrich will not be Education Minister. Schools will not teach that pride parades are animal parades.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 6:40 AM
Gabi Ashkenazi speaks

Gabi Ashkenazi speaks

Blue and White party candidate gives first interview, discusses Harpaz affair.Elad Benari, 3/8/2019, 4:33 AM
Gantz and Lapid: We won't give back the Golan

Gantz and Lapid: We won't give back the Golan

Four heads of the Blue and White party visit Golan Heights, promise to double the size of Jewish settlement in the area.Hezki Baruch, 3/5/2019, 4:46 AM
Former Chief of Staff: We should strive to set borders

Former Chief of Staff: We should strive to set borders

Gabi Ashkenazi discusses the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict for the first time as a politician.Ben Ariel, 2/26/2019, 4:44 AM
Gabi Ashkenazi hints: Rivlin wants us

Gabi Ashkenazi hints: Rivlin wants us

Former Chief of Staff at campaign launch: I hope this train stops at the residence of the President. I can guess who he wants to see there.Yoni Kempinski, 2/22/2019, 1:03 AM
Lapid-Gantz-Ya'alon list: 'Blue and White'

Lapid-Gantz-Ya'alon list: 'Blue and White'

Agreement between party leaders stipulates Gantz will take premiership first, with Lapid replacing him 2.5 years later.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2019, 2:46 PM
Gantz and Lapid to run together

Gantz and Lapid to run together

Israel Resilience and Yesh Atid agree on joint Knesset run. Former IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi joining as well.Elad Benari, 2/21/2019, 6:03 AM
Gabi Ashkenazi: I will decide in the coming days

Gabi Ashkenazi: I will decide in the coming days

Former IDF chief of staff speaks outside his home with activists calling on him to unite the left-wing parties. "I'm working on it."Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2019, 3:13 PM
'Dagan: brave on battlefield, courageous at negotiating table'

'Dagan: brave on battlefield, courageous at negotiating table'

Former IDF Chief of Staff lauds former Mossad Chief Meir DaganMordechai Sones, 3/21/2017, 10:28 PM
Former Chiefs of Staff establish 'social movement'

Former Chiefs of Staff establish 'social movement'

Benny Gantz and Gabi Ashkenazi form social movement but stress that it is not a political one.Orli Harari, 6/17/2016, 1:16 AM
Former Chief of Staff not worried about Liberman

Former Chief of Staff not worried about Liberman

Gabi Ashkenazi says he believes Avigdor Liberman will demonstrate pragmatic approach as Defense Minister.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2016, 6:16 AM