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Likud Prepares for a Primaries Showdown

Danon speaks about his challenge on Netanyahu for Likud leadership as roughly 100,000 party members head for the ballot boxes.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 12/31/2014, 8:14 AM

'If UN Recognizes Palestine, Israel Must Annex'

Danon, challenging Netanyahu for Likud leadership, says if UN passes PA resolution this week, sovereignty must be Israel's answer.Ari Yashar, 12/27/2014, 9:39 PM

Zoabi: Danon's Video 'Filled with Violence'

As she promised to do, MK Hanin Zoabi complains to police against MK Danon's animated campaign video, says it incites to violence.Elad Benari, 12/26/2014, 5:13 AM

Nationalist MKs Slam Decision on Amona

Nationalist MKs criticize High Court's decision that the new community of Amona be demolished within two years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2014, 3:45 AM

Zoabi vs. Danon: Arab MK to Complain to Police

Balad party to file a complaint with the police against MK Danny Danon, over campaign video portraying her as a villainous traitor.Elad Benari, 12/25/2014, 6:14 AM

This Time, Will MK Hanin Zoabi Finally be Banned?

MK Danny Danon explains why his campaign to have the radical Arab MK barred from elections may well succeed this time round.Ari Soffer, 12/24/2014, 3:40 PM

'Bomb One Hamas Building For Every Shot Fired'

MK Danny Danon calls for crackdown and closure of crossings supplying materials used against Israel after Gaza sniper fire on IDF.Ari Yashar, 12/24/2014, 12:47 PM

MK Danon Working to Ban Zoabi Running in Elections

Danny Danon collecting signatures from members of election committee to prevent terror-supporting Arab MK from standing for 20th Knesset.Ari Soffer, 12/23/2014, 4:05 PM

Danon: Israel Paying the Price for Lapid

Following the publication of Latet's Alternative Poverty Report, Yesh Atid, Likud and Shimon Peres quickly strike up blame game.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 12/22/2014, 8:28 PM

Danon: EU Got Proof That Hamas is a Terror Group

Rocket attack Friday proves mistake of EU removal of Hamas from terror list Wednesday, says Danon, calls for strong response.Ari Yashar, 12/19/2014, 1:54 PM

Where is Likud Heading?

'You can't talk about two states and also sovereignty,' says Danon; challenge on Netanyahu's leadership to return party to roots.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 12/18/2014, 10:20 PM

Netanyahu Slams EU Whitewashing of Hamas

Netanyahu joins outpouring of ministers and MKs criticizing removal of Hamas from terror list; EU message is 'kill Israelis, get a state.'Ari Yashar, 12/17/2014, 12:54 PM

Danon: The PA is 'Playing with Fire'

MK Danny Danon says that Israel will respond to any unilateral move by the PA with a unilateral move of its own.Elad Benari, 12/15/2014, 6:14 AM

High Court Judges Blast Zoabi in Distancing Appeal

Judge asks radical Arab MK: what is a person who abducts and murders a boy on his way home from school, if not a terrorist?Ornit Atzar, Gil Ronen, 12/9/2014, 11:00 AM

Watch: Danon Responds to 'Election Bribery' Claim

Likud leadership candidate hits back at 'leftist' Yesh Atid over Judea-Samaria funds; 'extreme left led by Livni and Herzog.'Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 12/8/2014, 2:32 PM

MK Danny Danon to Run for Likud Party Leader

Danon promises to 'talk Right and do Right' in campaign to wrest control of the party from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 12/8/2014, 12:27 PM

How Would Likud Perform Without Netanyahu?

Survey examines how Likud would do if led by prime minister's nationalist rivals Danon, Feiglin.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank , 12/7/2014, 1:54 PM

Likud Central Committee to Set Primary Date

At a special session in Ariel Monday, Likud's Central Committee will determine the final date and regulations for Likud primaries.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Cynthia Blank, 12/7/2014, 10:03 AM

Danon: We Must Return to the Likud Way

Likud MK says that the Likud must not try to "appease Tzipi Livni and her colleagues".Benny Toker and Elad Benari, 12/3/2014, 12:15 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

Danon 'Ideological Alternative' to Netanyahu

Danon competing with PM for control of Likud visits party faction and says Netanyahu is 'realizing policies of Livni, not Likud.'Ari Yashar, 11/28/2014, 1:14 PM

MK Danon: Zoabi's the Devil, Livni her Advocate

'I can't believe how low you have sunk,' Likud's Danny Danon taunts Justice Minister after she stalls bill to ban radical Arab MK.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 11/26/2014, 1:51 PM

Bill to Prevent the Return of Terrorists' Bodies

MK Danon presents law to stop lavish funerals 'turning terrorists into heroes,' and to actually demolish terrorists' homes.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 11/24/2014, 8:59 AM

Netanyahu Asks 'All the Left' to Join Government

PM's invitation to opposition to join his government draws criticism from across the political spectrum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2014, 2:12 AM

Danon: Your Child Threw Rocks? No Stipends

Likud MK's proposed law will revoke stipends from parents whose children carried out a rock throwing attack.Shimon Cohen and Ben Ariel, 11/17/2014, 6:13 AM

Tensions Rise Ahead of Hearing on Likud Primaries

Standoff expected between Prime Minister and MK Danny Danon, amid rumors that Netanyahu is trying to win allegiances.Hezki Baruch, 11/9/2014, 9:51 AM

Aharonovich at Attack Scene Warns: 'Not the Last'

Interior Security minister says security can't be achieved by given time limit, Bennett: 'Abbas drove the death car in Jerusalem.'Ari Yashar, 11/5/2014, 1:26 PM

Danon Hints: Sa'ar Left Because of Netanyahu

MK Danny Danon calls for a “self-examination” in the Likud, hints PM Netanyahu is to blame for the resignation of Gideon Sa’ar.Uzi Baruch and Ben Ariel, 11/4/2014, 4:16 AM

Netanyahu and Danon Compromise on Primaries

PM Netanyahu and MK Danon agree to bring the moving up of the primaries to a discussion at the Central Committee.Ben Ariel, 10/30/2014, 5:12 AM

Date Announced for Likud Leadership Elections

Date for vote on changes to constitution also announced as Bibi seeks to consolidate leadership prior to looming general elections.Hezki Baruch, 10/26/2014, 2:04 PM

Danon Vows to Fight Netanyahu's 'Opportunism'

Likud Central Committee chair charges PM of harming party democracy with early primaries, as elections look increasingly likely.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 10/21/2014, 5:37 PM

Obama 'Can't Buy Control of Israel With Iron Dome'

MK Danon fires back at US criticism of Jerusalem building, after White House cites Iron Dome in spat with Netanyahu.Ari Yashar, 10/7/2014, 8:08 AM

Danon Accuses Netanyahu of Splitting Likud

Sa'ar and Kahlon's leaving Likud demands soul searching says Danon, who predicts elections in 2015.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 9/24/2014, 2:49 PM

Why Did Government Dally on Terror Tunnel Threat?

State Comptroller ordered to investigate decisions in operation on Hamas tunnels, as Danon decries fiasco 'everyone knew about.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 9/17/2014, 1:44 PM

IDF: Rocket Fired From Gaza Hits Israel

IDF confirms first mortar attack since truce; Hamas denies responsibility, says it's dedicated to the ceasefire.Ari Yashar, 9/16/2014, 10:02 PM

Likud Decides to Topple Hamas in Next Operation

Danon calls for Netanyahu to face his own party, as members call for prime minister to step down and 'find a different party.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 9/15/2014, 9:45 PM

Huckabee: Israel's Enemies Are America's Enemies

Former Arkansas governor visits Gush Etzion, meets MK Danny Danon.Yoni Kempinski and Ben Ariel, 9/5/2014, 6:15 AM

MK Danon: Time to Put MK Zoabi in Prison

MK Danny Danon (Likud) on Sunday filed a petition with the High Court demanding the prosecution of MK Hanin Zoabi for incitement.Moshe Cohen, 8/31/2014, 5:47 PM

Danon: Residents of the South Don't Feel Safe

MK Danny Danon dismisses Prime Minister Netanyahu’s comments that Operation Protective Edge in Gaza was a success.Elad Benari, 8/28/2014, 1:13 AM

Danon: Netanyahu's Policy Brought 'Humiliation'

'Quiet met by quiet' led to continued rockets on Israel, says Danon, calling to 'topple Hamas' before deterrence completely eroded.Ari Yashar, 8/20/2014, 9:15 AM

Police Recommend Trying Arab MK Zoabi

Zoabi cries 'fascism' as police say they have enough evidence to find her guilty; Danon warns 'don't let her flee to Qatar.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 8/19/2014, 3:49 PM

Danon: You Don't Do Business with Terrorists

MK Danny Danon warns against making concessions to Hamas, says doing so will strengthen the terror group.Elad Benari, 8/13/2014, 3:15 AM

Danon: Netanyahu 'the Contractor of the Left'

MK Danon warns Prime Minister that he cannot continue to "follow the desires of Tzipi Livni".Benny Toker, 8/7/2014, 1:15 AM

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

Danon Blasts Obama Over Ceasefire Demand

"We need a break from the fire that is coming from the Obama administration," says MK following President's conversation with Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 7/28/2014, 2:12 AM

Watch: Danny Danon Takes on the BBC

Former Deputy Defense Minister defends IDF conduct in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge.Sarah Leah Lawent, 7/24/2014, 7:17 PM

MK: Hamas Could've Abducted a Busload of Children

Former Deputy Defense Minister says Israel was surprised by the number and size of Hamas tunnels.Shimon Cohen, Gil Ronen, 7/22/2014, 8:32 AM

Netanyahu Fires Deputy Defense Minister Danon

Long-time critic of prime minister's leadership given the boot after criticism of ceasefire deal proves the last straw.Ari Soffer, 7/15/2014, 8:55 PM

Minister Campaigns to Cut Electricity to Gaza

Israel's electricity and fuel allow Hamas to launch their rockets on Israeli citizens, Danny Danon notes.Tova Dvorin, 7/9/2014, 10:30 AM

Ministers: 'Do Whatever Needed to Destroy Hamas'

In Sderot Lapid says 'no sane country would tolerate this'; Danon leaves possibility of ground invasion on the table.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 7/3/2014, 6:03 PM

MKs to Netanyahu: Fire Livni, Begin War on Terror

Israeli leaders begin to express frustration at lack of deterrence against terrorism, amid rising tensions and unrest.Tova Dvorin, 7/2/2014, 8:02 PM

Danon: This Should Spell the End of Hamas

Deputy Defense Minister says the tragic end to the kidnapping should also spell the end for Hamas.Elad Benari, 7/1/2014, 3:12 AM

Deputy Minister Fires at UNHRC's 'Lack of Shame'

Danny Danon issues fierce condemnation of UN 'hypocrisy' after Israel repeatedly condemned over search for kidnapped teens.Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2014, 3:13 PM

Danon: Terrorists Still Allowed to Watch TV Games

Despite a decision to 'toughen' conditions in Israeli prisons for Hamas terrorists, they are still enjoying World Cup Soccer.Yaakov Levi, 6/23/2014, 5:42 PM

Danon: Hypocritical EU Slams Israel Not Kidnappers

Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon (Likud Beiteinu) demanded that 'hypocritical' EU countries stop funding PA terrorYosef Berger, 6/22/2014, 11:01 PM

Danon Calls to Cut Off Electricity in Gaza, PA

Harsh measures needed to draw information out from Palestinian Arabs, get acknowledgement from the international community, Danon says.Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 6/22/2014, 2:18 PM

Dept. Minister: IDF Will Find, Punish Kidnappers

After visiting abducted students' families, Dept. Defense Minister Danny Danon urges Israeli public to stand behind security forces,Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 6/15/2014, 12:22 AM