No license or registration? No problem

Transportation Ministry drops requirement that drivers carry license and car registration with them while driving, nixing fines.David Rosenberg, 5/6/2018, 9:56 PM

'President Trump, let Jonathan Pollard come home to Israel'

Israeli Minister calls on President Trump to pardon paroled former spy Jonathan Pollard, allowing him to move to Israel.David Rosenberg, 4/29/2018, 5:24 PM

'Tunnels leading nowhere'

DM expresses satisfaction at destruction of the 'longest and deepest tunnel ever uncovered'; added call to Gaza residents under Hamas rule.Mordechai Sones, 4/15/2018, 1:33 PM

Light rail train to link Samaria with Central Israel?

Minister Katz instructs Netivei Israel company to go ahead with plans for light rail between Ariel, Petah Tikva, and Rosh Ha'ayin.Mordechai Sones, 3/15/2018, 6:41 PM

Opening of new Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train - delayed

Following warnings that new high-speed train linking Jerusalem to Tel Aviv may not be safe, Transportation Min. delays opening till Sukkot.David Rosenberg, 3/5/2018, 2:05 PM

Netanyahu: A great day for the people of Israel

Watch: Netanyahu hails U.S. announcement that it would move its embassy to Jerusalem in time for Israel's 70th Independence Day.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/23/2018, 10:13 PM

'We'll teach Iran a lesson it'll never forget'

In interview with Saudi newspaper, Minister Yisrael Katz warns Iran not to attack Israel from Syria again.Elad Benari, 2/12/2018, 1:08 AM

Watch: Trial run of 'King David' Jerusalem express train

Transportation minister participates in trial run of Tel Aviv-Jerusalem high speed train, set to open at the end of March.Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2018, 1:55 PM

Revolutionary: 28 minutes from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

Transportation Minister Katz says long-awaited express train connecting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv will be ready before Pesach.Chana Roberts, 1/10/2018, 9:09 AM

'Abbas will be defeated in the diplomatic war'

'Like the Titanic's captain, celebrating with Erdogan and Khamenei breathing wind in his sails, not comprehending he's going to drown.'Mordechai Sones, 12/25/2017, 6:21 PM

Intelligence Minister invites Saudi leadership to Israel

Minister calls for cooperation on regional peace plan, says Saudis should take role in negotiations with PA. 'PA can't make decisions.'Tal Polon, 12/13/2017, 5:07 PM

New bus line runs directly to Mount of Olives

New bus line takes passengers from light rail train to the Mount of Olives, runs Sunday through Thursday.Haim Lev, 12/6/2017, 11:01 AM

'When you are strong, Israel is strong'

Likud Minister Yisrael Katz summarizes diplomatic visit to US, White House thanks US Jews for collaboration and support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2017, 12:37 PM

'Likud ministers are trying to topple the government'

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler claims Shabbat construction work controversy manufactured by Likud ministers trying to topple Netanyahu.Tzvi Lev, 11/27/2017, 12:11 PM

'The smiles have been wiped off the Palestinians' faces'

Transportation and Intelligence Minister at Arutz Sheva conference: PA must choose between axis of evil and axis of friendship.Ido Ben Porat, 11/21/2017, 1:10 AM

'Legitimate criticism is not incitement'

Likud ministers discuss Israeli public's criticism of President Rivlin's refusal to pardon convicted IDF soldier.Chana Roberts, 11/20/2017, 10:42 AM

'There's no more Lebanon, there's Iran'

Israel will not permit Iran to acquire nuclear weapons, stresses Transportation and Intelligence Minister in interview with Arutz Sheva.Eliran Aharon, 11/10/2017, 12:08 AM

Minister Katz calls for suspension of anti-Zionist Arab employee

Pro-Palestinian, anti-Zionist operative hired by National Road Safety Authority. 'She's unworthy to serve in the position.'Mordechai Sones, 11/8/2017, 2:05 PM

'I hope President Rivlin pardons Azariya'

Transportation Minister Katz says he hopes President Rivlin pardons IDF soldier Elor Azariya, IDF officials' opposition is 'insignificant.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2017, 10:32 AM

'If you threaten us, you will disappear'

Transport Minister at Balfour celebration slams PA and its allies for attempting to erase Jewish history and rights, warns Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2017, 8:42 PM

'Israel will act to prevent the arming of Hezbollah'

While refusing to confirm reports of Israeli airstrike on Syrian arms factory, Intelligence Minister notes Israel's 'red lines.'Tal Polon, 11/2/2017, 8:49 AM

Minister Katz at Mount Hevron: 'Quite an experience to be here'

Transportation Min. inaugurates Highway 316, visits Susya national heritage site, meets residents. 'Huge privilege living in biblical land.'Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2017, 11:16 AM

'US knew about Jerusalem law for months - and said nothing'

Minister behind 'Greater Jerusalem Law' continues push for law despite apparent disapproval from Trump administration.David Rosenberg, 10/30/2017, 8:44 AM

Netanyahu: We should coordinate with the US

Prime Minister explains at meeting of ministers why he sought to delay Greater Jerusalem Law, refers to French Law.Mordechai Sones, 10/29/2017, 11:32 AM

Greater Jerusalem bill to save Jewish majority faces first test

Bill annexing nearby Judea, Samaria towns to Jerusalem would add 150,000 Jews to capital, preserve Jewish majority in the city.David Rosenberg, 10/26/2017, 7:17 PM

'Israel prepared to use force to stop Iran from acquiring nukes'

Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz declares Israel is willing to use military force to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons.David Rosenberg, 10/26/2017, 5:08 PM

'I'm certain the president will free Azariya'

Transportation Minister says he is certain President Rivlin will grant pardon to jailed IDF soldier.Hezki Baruch, 10/20/2017, 1:52 PM

Likud ministers support struggle against low building numbers

Senior Likud ministers, including key Netanyahu allies, support Judea and Samaria leaders call for more building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2017, 10:07 PM

'I will run for prime minister after Netanyahu'

Transportation Minister hopes the investigations against Netanyahu conclude quickly so that he can continue to fulfill his role.Ben Ariel, 10/9/2017, 12:05 AM

Northern Jerusalem to get its own Central Bus Station

Transportation Ministry begins work on Central Bus Station for residents of northern Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 9/18/2017, 12:16 PM

'Trains will soon reach Temple Mount'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says that he intends to extend Jerusalem train line to go all the way to Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2017, 3:44 PM

'We will not allow Iran to threaten us'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says Israel must not allow a land corridor between Tehran, Beirut; calls on US to take the reins.Hezki Baruch, 8/23/2017, 3:48 PM

Light rail company makes big profits on unnecessary fines

Jerusalem's CityPass earns 7 million shekels over four years - from fines alone.Haim Lev, 8/21/2017, 2:59 PM

Wizz Air: New low-cost flights to start in winter

Wizz Air launches four new routes, flying from Negev airport to Europe; tickets start at 89 NIS.Chana Roberts, 8/9/2017, 2:46 PM

Record number of travelers pass through Israel's airport

July sees 13.2% more passengers in Ben Gurion Airport than last year, sets new record.Chana Roberts, 8/9/2017, 7:58 AM

Discounts for special needs students through age 21

Israel's special education students will be eligible for student discounts on public transportation until they reach the age of 21.Michal Levi, 7/26/2017, 10:00 AM

Likud minister: We won't concede sovereignty of the Temple Mount

Likud minister says Cabinet, not police, decided to keep magnetometers at entrance to Temple Mount.Hezki Baruch, 7/21/2017, 11:53 AM

Ben Gurion Airport inaugurates its new Terminal 1

Israel's oldest terminal gets a revamp, Airport Authority head says results of 'open skies' agreements are exceeding expectations.Chana Roberts, 6/21/2017, 12:17 PM

'Trump expanding cooperation with Israel'

Likud minister says President Trump has increased intelligence sharing with Israel, cooperation in strategic security efforts.David Rosenberg, 6/13/2017, 11:28 AM

Minister Katz: EU chutzpah and hypocrisy

Transportation Minister slams EU representative in Israel for organizing boycott of tour of new train route due to small section in Area C.Gary Willig, 5/26/2017, 11:18 AM

Israeli officials concerned about US-Saudi military deal

Israel Ministers worry $110 billion deal between President Trump and Saudi Arabia could erode Israeli's qualitative edge.Gary Willig, 5/21/2017, 9:53 PM

'Open Skies' initiative gives Israelis cheaper flights

Israel signs agreement with Icelandic WOW airlines for direct flights to Iceland and cheaper flights to North America.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2017, 6:52 PM

'US must recognize Israeli sovereignty on the Golan'

Intelligence Minister says US and Israel must develop a joint policy on dealing with Syria and Iran, starting with recognition of the Golan.Gary Willig, 5/7/2017, 6:08 PM

Minister calls for annexation of Jerusalem-area towns

'Extend Israeli sovereignty to surrounding communities of Greater Jerusalem: Ma’ale Adumim, Givat Ze’ev, Beitar Illit, and Etzion Bloc'.Mordechai Sones, 5/2/2017, 8:33 PM

Intelligence Minister hints: Israel behind airstrike in Syria

'The incident is totally consistent with our policy of preventing the transfer of weapons to Hezbollah.'Tal Polon, 4/27/2017, 9:52 AM

Disagreement in cabinet: Should Israel absorb Syrians?

Two ministers express support for increased humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees, but defense ministry staunchly opposed.Nitsan Keidar, 4/9/2017, 11:55 AM

'We need another 100,000 settlers in the Golan'

Likud MK praises US strike on Syria, says Israel needs to strengthen presence in Golan.Shimon Cohen, 4/9/2017, 7:45 AM

Likud minister: Syria strike made US regional leader once again

Transportation Minister says US strike in Syria 'restores US leadership' to the Mideast, fundamentally alters balance of power.Cnaan Liphshiz, 4/7/2017, 2:06 PM

'There's no reason to hold new elections'

Transportation Minister Katz says there are several issues which need to be dealt with, current issue does not justify new elections.Uzi Baruch, 3/19/2017, 9:00 AM

'I will contend for PM after Netanyahu - and I will win'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz wants to succeed Netanyahu, says he will 'preserve eternal nature of Jewish nation.'Ido Ben Porat, 2/21/2017, 3:26 PM

'Two-state solution is not on the agenda'

Minister Yisrael Katz opposes Liberman's statement that there is no alternative to the two-state solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 5:14 AM

'Golda' begins digging tunnel for Tel Aviv trains

First tunnel boring machine to work on building Tel Aviv light rail named after Israel's first female Prime Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 7:21 PM

'The two-state solution is irrelevant'

Transportation Minister says meeting between Trump and Netanyahu marks new era in US-Israel relations, calls to annex Maaleh Adumim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2017, 4:26 PM

'Israel already coordinating construction with White House'

Transportation Minister tells Arutz Sheva relations with Trump Administration greatly improved, Israel coordinating building policy with WH.Yoni Kempinsky, 2/13/2017, 6:56 PM

'Trains from Tel Aviv will reach the Western Wall'

Transport Minister Yisrael Katz spoke about national infrastructure at the the 14th Jerusalem conference of the Besheva media group.Orli Harari, 2/13/2017, 5:07 PM

'Bennett wants to drag the entire country into a war'

Yisrael Katz slams Naftali Bennett for criticizing things 'to gain political points' and trying to escalate situation with Gaza.Yedidya Ben-Or, 2/12/2017, 8:58 AM

'Greater Paris in France, and Greater Jerusalem in Israel'

Transportation Minister calls for annexation of towns surrounding Jerusalem to form greater metropolitan area.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 7:06 PM