'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

Minister Katz Presents: The Israeli Initiative

Transport and Intelligence Minister to present program to cabinet including Ma'aleh Adumim sovereignty and Gaza solution.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 1/22/2017, 12:49 PM

Prosecutor closes investigation of farmer who killed intruder

Central District Prosecutor closes investigation of Beit Elazari resident who shot dead an intruder trying to steal his truck.Yoel Domb, 1/10/2017, 1:03 PM

'We will work so US will recognize Israel's rights to Golan'

Transportation Minister says Israel will work with Trump Administration so the US will recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2016, 10:03 PM

PA blasts plan for light rail to Ma'aleh Adumim

PA Foreign Ministry criticizes Transportation Minister Katz’s plan to connect the Jerusalem light rail to Ma'aleh Adumim and other towns.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2016, 6:15 AM

Yisrael Katz: I won't use Shabbat for political gain

4000 Likud members gather for a ceremonial meal at the Sukkah of Transportation Minister Katz this evening to show their support for him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2016, 10:46 PM

Will Israel's busiest highway be renamed after Peres?

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz is considering renaming the Ayalon Highway after former president at the request of his family.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/2/2016, 9:21 PM

Slim chances of Katz dismissal

Netanyahu's new chief of staff met with Transport Minister for first time since dispute broke out in effort to mediate between the sides.Uzi Baruch, 9/4/2016, 3:05 PM

Netanyahu: Religious status quo will be maintained

'This crisis is completely unnecessary,' says PM. 'When there is no necessity to do work on Shabbat, it will not be done on Shabbat.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2016, 1:11 PM

Egged adds more buses in lieu of train

The Egged bus company bolsters bus service following as Haifa-Tel Aviv train line temporarily shut down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2016, 10:02 AM

'Katz is playing a political game at the passengers' expense'

Yoav Horovitz addressed whether the Prime Minister would fire Yisrael Katz over recent tensions.Yedidya Ben-Or, 9/4/2016, 9:08 AM

Likud members urge Netanyahu not to fire Katz

Ministers and Knesset Members from the Likud urge Prime Minister not to dismiss Transportation Minister over Shabbat work.Hezki Baruch, 9/4/2016, 4:25 AM

'There is a good chance Katz could be fired'

Sources in Likud say that Prime Minister Netanyahu could fire Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz in light of recent tensions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2016, 8:38 PM

Netanyahu cancels Shabbat railway work

PM Netanyahu orders cancellation of infrastructure work scheduled for Shabbat, accuses Minister Katz of causing coalition crisis.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/2/2016, 8:23 PM