'It's a terrible mistake to bring down a right-wing government'

Leading Religious Zionist Rabbi Haim Druckman warns coalition members not to bring about fall of government. 'Everyone will lose.'Shimon Cohen, 3/13/2018, 12:52 PM

'We will drink up their seats with a straw'

Likud minister says his party is not intentionally pushing for elections, but is also not afraid of the fall of the government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2018, 12:26 PM

Shaked to PM: Dissolving the government 'a historic mistake'

Justice Minister calls on PM not to topple right-wing government over what she calls an 'imaginary crisis.'Nitsan Keidar, 3/13/2018, 10:39 AM

'Prime Minister is dissolving a right-wing government'

'The Prime Minister does not have to fire Minister Sofa Landver.'Uzi Baruch, 3/13/2018, 9:31 AM

Netanyahu: I call on Liberman to remain in government

'It is important to continue our partnership in a broad government - only this can continue to serve Israel's citizens.'Hezki Baruch, 3/12/2018, 3:49 PM

'IDF can't handle so many haredi soldiers at once'

Education Minister Bennett says coalition crisis is 'hollow,' no reason to push for immediate draft of all haredi yeshiva students.Hezki Baruch, 3/12/2018, 12:02 PM

PM: '61' is not an option

Netanyahu tells Likud ministers his goal is to stabilize government, but he won't agree to a coalition without Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2018, 11:51 AM

Bennett hints he will challenge Netanyahu for prime minister

Bennett says he will run against Prime Minister Netanyahu if 'elections are declared for personal reasons'.Tzvi Lev, 3/11/2018, 9:45 AM

'If the coalition breaks apart, we'll push off elections'

If PM Netanyahu early elections, coalition and opposition parties will band together to delay elections until October, sources say.Hezki Baruch, 3/10/2018, 10:12 PM

Coalition efforts to prevent elections continue

Efforts to formulate agreed Draft Law outline to allow coalition to continue as per Prime Minister's demands.Mordechai Sones, 3/8/2018, 2:44 PM

Coalition crisis: Haredi party blasts outline

Leaders of Agudat Yisrael faction of UTJ say outline being formulated to solve crisis inconsistent with position of Council of Torah Sages.Ben Shaul, 3/8/2018, 11:59 AM

Bennett: Next time, I'll demand the defense portfolio

Education Minister: Under PM Netanyahu, I'll insist on defense portfolio. If Netanyahu steps down, I'll run for PM.Hezki Baruch, 3/8/2018, 9:46 AM

'We won't support an agreement the court will strike down'

UTJ chairman says that, despite reports of a solution to coalition crisis, no official proposal has been presented to his faction.Hezki Baruch, 3/7/2018, 10:51 PM

The outline that will save the coalition?

Attorney General's office reportedly formulates compromise on Draft Law to prevent early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/7/2018, 3:46 PM

'Budget by Passover - or we're leaving the government'

Finance Minister threatens that if coalition crisis over Draft Law not solved within weeks, his party will leave the coalition.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2018, 12:18 PM

Coalition crisis orchestrated by Netanyahu and Liberman?

Haredi journalist blames PM for dragging country to elections by cynically exploiting haredi distress. 'There is no draft crisis.'Benny Tocker, 3/6/2018, 9:00 AM

Litzman: 'Without the Draft Law, there'll be no budget'

Deputy Health Minister reiterates this morning: If Draft Law doesn't pass, he won't support budget.Mordechai Sones, 3/4/2018, 1:54 PM

Elections to be held during the summer?

Senior sources in the coalition expect elections to be held this summer, instead of late in 2019.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2018, 10:23 PM

Deri threatens to resign: Netanyahu rushes to Knesset

Interior Minister and Shas leader threatens to quit unless Knesset passes law giving him power to close stores on Shabbat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2017, 8:49 PM

Coalition crisis averted with compromise

Coalition Chairman agrees to delay vote on 'French Law' by 1 month, end freeze on all other legislation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2017, 9:47 PM

MK Gafni threatens coalition crisis if Shabbat bill not passed

Haredi MK demands state take action to restore status quo after Supreme Court permits Shabbat desecration by businesses in Tel Aviv.Gary Willig, 10/27/2017, 12:03 PM

Netanyahu, Kahlon reach deal ending coalition crisis

New broadcasting authority to be split in two, with a separate entity dedicated to news and current events.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2017, 5:09 PM

'PM behind articles criticizing a minister? Unprecedented'

Professor Avi Diskin estimates that despite tensions the coalition is not falling apart. 'No party has a real interest in elections.'Benny Toker, 3/27/2017, 7:19 PM

'The Jewish Home will always find something to complain about'

Coalition Chairman Bitan says Kahlon needs to compromise, slams Jewish Home for causing additional instability.Michal Levi, 3/26/2017, 11:58 AM

'I won't budge on the Broadcasting Corporation'

Netanyahu lands in China, speaks about coalition crisis.Hezki Baruch, 3/19/2017, 1:28 PM

Shabbat crisis: Haredi position split

Shas head Aryeh Deri promises no coalition crisis over Shabbat construction, causing disgruntled UTJ MKs to weigh their options.Ben Shaul, 9/8/2016, 9:29 PM

Government to set up a COGAT for Israelis

Ministers Ya'alon, Shaked and Ariel to head up new government coordination group for Jewish activities in Judea and Samaria.Raphael Poch, 1/25/2016, 8:22 AM

Coalition head plays down government crisis over Hevron eviction

Despite asserting gov't is not in crisis, coalition chairman says he will not accept 'threats' from MKs angry about eviction of 200 Jews.Hezki Baruch, 1/24/2016, 10:37 AM

Coalition Crisis Brewing Over 'Creeping Construction Freeze'

Members of the National Union say that they are considering their options if a slow freeze in Judea and Samaria continues.Yaakov Levi, 7/19/2015, 4:04 PM

Netanyahu Denies Trying to Split Yesh Atid

Reports are no more than 'pathetic political spin that indicates Lapid's panic,' says Prime Minister's Bureau.Gil Ronen, 12/4/2014, 4:52 PM

Elections to Postpone Police Chief Replacement?

Coalition dissolution leads to legal issue for the police force. A-G: We can't have new security minister, police heads at the same time.Tova Dvorin, 12/3/2014, 4:35 PM

'Now The Crazies Can Run Amok,' Mourns Livni

Newly dismissed justice minister says by sacking her, Netanyahu has gotten rid of the 'gatekeeper of democracy' in Israel.Gil Ronen, 12/3/2014, 10:05 AM

Hamas Hails Coalition Collapse as 'Victory'

Hamas spokesman says the collapse of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s is a sign of the group’s “victory” over Israel.Elad Benari, 12/3/2014, 6:13 AM

Likud: Lapid 'Failed Miserably as Finance Minister'

Likud officials hit back at Lapid over anti-Netanyahu remarks, say he failed miserably as a minister and has 'ugly' political aspirations.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2014, 12:10 PM

Elections As Early as March 2015, Likud Officials Say

Legislation on Opposition bills to dissolve the Knesset due to be voted upon Wednesday - and could see the coalition dissolve by January.Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2014, 11:24 AM

Lapid: Netanyahu Dragging Israel into Elections to Woo Hareidim

Finance Minister says elections are a waste of money which could be rerouted to solve housing, cost of living crises.Ido Ben-Porat, 12/2/2014, 10:47 AM

Yechimovich: The Public is Fed Up with Netanyahu

After failed Netanyahu-Lapid meeting, Labor MK says Netanyahu's government did not have a "drop of ideology".Elad Benari, 12/2/2014, 4:45 AM

MKs Right and Left Respond to Early Elections

Knesset Members from across the political spectrum respond to failed meeting between Netanyahu and Lapid.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 12/2/2014, 1:10 AM

Netanyahu-Lapid Meeting Fails, Elections Likely

Prime Minister Netanyahu sets five conditions to Finance Minister in order for the coalition to keep functioning.Elad Benari, 12/2/2014, 12:04 AM

Bennett, Ariel at Odds Over Future of Jewish Home

Argument erupts in Jewish Home faction meeting over whether to add Tekuma members to the list, leading to rumors of split.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2014, 8:12 PM

Netanyahu Blames Ministers for 'Trying to Knock Him Down'

Prime Minister issues sharp criticism against ministers for 'subversions and attacks' on the government. Are elections inevitable?Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2014, 4:36 PM

Feiglin Urges PM to 'Stop the Political Game', Hold Elections

Deputy Knesset Speaker MK Moshe Feiglin calls on Netanyahu to let the public's vote solve political tensions, as coalition crisis snowballs.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2014, 3:44 PM

Netanyahu Aide: Meeting with Lapid Isn't for Reconciliation

Nir Hefetz says Prime Minister wants some straight answers from Finance Minister. Yesh Atid denies it attempted a putsch under PM's nose.Gil Ronen, 12/1/2014, 9:45 AM

Elkin: The Coalition Won't Dissolve Over Jewish State Law

Coalition chairman says he is open to talks about rewording the Jewish State Law, says it's up to Lapid to change his behavior.Elad Benari, 12/1/2014, 6:15 AM

Netanyahu to Meet Rogue Ministers Monday for First Time in Weeks

Prime Minister will meet ministers Lapid, Livni to see if the government is still salvageable, or whether elections are imminent.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 11/30/2014, 8:38 PM

Bennett to Left: We Will Not Be Silent Anymore

Naftali Bennett tells Left to 'keep calm' after demonstrations against nationalists Saturday night erupt in incitement.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/30/2014, 1:00 PM

Netanyahu: If Crisis Not Resolved, We Will Draw Conclusions

Netanyahu opened Cabinet meeting addressing tensions between Ministers. 'There is no day that passes without threats and ultimatums.'Cynthia Blank, 11/30/2014, 12:24 PM

Shas: We Won't Establish Alternative Government

Aryeh Deri speaks out about Netanyahu offer: We will not form alternate coalition if Netanyahu will go ahead with elections.Cynthia Blank, 11/30/2014, 8:04 AM

Deputy Minister Says Elections Are 'Inevitable'

Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis criticizes Finance Minister Yair Lapid for saying the government is "stuck", says Lapid is welcome to resign.Hezki Baruch, 11/30/2014, 5:35 AM

Netanyahu 'Close to Calling Elections', Say Associates

PM Netanyahu is close to making a decision regarding elections, regardless of what happens with the Jewish State Law.Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 11/30/2014, 1:27 AM

'Jewish State Law' Vote Postponed - Again

Vote on controversial law postponed for at least one more week; PM to present his compromise bill before original draft advances in Knesset.Tova Dvorin, 11/29/2014, 9:28 PM

Netanyahu's Appeal to Hareidi Parties Revealed

Third report in 48 hours: PM approaches hareidi MKs - who say they want a commitment in writing. 'We don't trust Bibi anymore,' MKs say.Haim Lev and Tova Dvorin, 11/28/2014, 12:23 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

Storm in Knesset Over Jewish State Law

Opposition MKs attack Netanyahu over his defense of the Jewish State bill; Herzog calls to establish new government.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2014, 8:30 PM

Livni Torpedoing 'Zoabi Bill' to Expel Terror-Supporting MKs

After stalling Jewish People Bill, Justice Minister postpones debate of bill for ejecting rogue MK from Knesset.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 11/26/2014, 11:24 AM

Peretz Submits Bill to Prevent Bennett from Becoming PM

MK Amir Peretz submits bill to revert to direct prime ministerial elections - specifically to prevent 'extremist' Bennett from becoming PM.Orli Harari, Tova Dvorin, 11/25/2014, 1:35 PM

Orbach: Left Involved in Feiglin Fiasco

Minister says Opposition escalated Monday's tiff in the Knesset, during which Moshe Feiglin was called 'fascist,' for political reasons.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 11/25/2014, 9:19 AM