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Minister Declares Goal: 30-Plus MKs for Likud

Likud's Yisrael Katz says Likud needs to make sure most of the ministers in next government are from its ranks.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 10/12/2014, 10:16 PM

MKs Hail Sisi's Offer of PA State in Sinai

MK Shaked says Egyptian president 'managed to understand what the Left has refused to understand for decades.'Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2014, 12:19 PM

Israel, Hamas Officially Cease Cairo Talks

End to abortive talks as rocket fire continues; both delegations being pulled out of Cairo.Tova Dvorin, 8/20/2014, 8:10 PM

Ministers Call for Israel to Respond to Rockets

Despite hour-long barrage, no reported response from IAF; Ministers call to recall envoys, carry out threats of retaliation.Tova Dvorin, 8/8/2014, 9:52 AM

Islamist Sheikh Leads Anti-Israel Protest

Sheikh Raed Salah leads 10,000 strong protest against Israel in the Galilee; Transportation Minister vows to outlaw Salah's movement.Sarah Leah Lawent and Tova Dvorin, 8/2/2014, 11:04 PM

Israel Rescues Stranded Israelis from Turkey

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz announces 2,000 Israelis have been brought home; Israel to 'make an accounting' with Turkish Airlines.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 7/25/2014, 9:00 AM

Foreign Airlines 'Surrendering to Terrorism'

Yisrael Katz vows no Israelis will remain stranded abroad, says cancelled flights won't stop IDF from carrying out its mission.Yoni Kempinski, 7/23/2014, 12:34 PM

Could Artificial Island Solve Gaza Problem?

Minister proposes giving Gaza a port, airport – without compromising on Israel’s security.Shimon Cohen, 7/23/2014, 1:13 AM

Minister Calls Out US on Pro-Palestinian Focus

Yisrael Katz blasts Obama for calling for ceasefire, asks 'What about the citizens of Israel?'Tova Dvorin, 7/22/2014, 12:34 PM

Katz to Erdogan: What About the Armenian Genocide?

Transportation Minister hits back at Turkish PM after he accused Israel of attempting a "systematic genocide" of Arabs in Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/18/2014, 9:02 PM

Minister: Cease-Fire Hurts More Than Helps

Cease-fire would hurt Israel more than help, according to Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz - and is both a security and political risk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2014, 8:34 AM

Katz Details Plan for Israel to Stop Aid to Gaza

Plan to include establishment of international waypoint, artificial 'island', and full border between Israel and Gaza.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 7/13/2014, 12:48 PM

Minister Demands Israel Liquidate Hamas Leadership

Katz calls to 'crush the snake's head'; MK Yishai says Gaza weapons technology must be 'sent back 40 years' to defend Israel.Ari Yashar, 7/9/2014, 11:25 AM

MK Calls to Cut Aid to Gaza, Target Hamas Leaders

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz blasts Israeli government's 'wrong policies,' urges it to do 'what needs to be done' on Hamas.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 7/5/2014, 10:47 PM

PM Vows to Outlaw Islamic Movement in Israel

Prime Minister blames Friday's anti-Israel rally on terror-linked group, promises to crack down following calls to abduct IDF soldiers.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 6/29/2014, 11:50 AM

Night Bus Additions to Prevent More Abductions

Over 70 new bus lines added to Ministry of Transport night bus program amid slew of legislation to help teens get home safely.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 6/17/2014, 5:02 PM

ISA: Terrorists Plotted 11 Kidnappings from Prison

Terrorists in Israeli prisons communicated with family members, forwarding plans to organize kidnappings of Israelis.Yaakov Levi, 6/1/2014, 11:19 AM

Katz: New Ben Gurion Runway Improves Safety

Just in time for the summer flying season, a 21st runway has been opened at Ben Gurion Airport, enhancing safety for passengers.Yosef Berger, 5/29/2014, 10:25 AM

Israel Considering Ban on Extreme Islamic Movement

Minister Katz says Livni's Justice Ministry opposing ban on violent group, notes 'group is illegal everywhere but Israel.'Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 5/27/2014, 3:46 PM

Transport Min. Calls for Jerusalem to be Expanded

Jerusalem will be getting bigger, if Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz has his way - and could extend as far south as Gush Etzion.Yosef Berger, 5/22/2014, 11:40 AM

Minister Calls for Death Penalty for Terrorists

Transportation Minister praises 'life without parole' bill as a strong moral principle, says terrorists should be condemned to death.Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 5/11/2014, 7:56 PM

'Kerry, Shame on You!'

Transportation Minister lashes out at Kerry Monday for 'apartheid' comments, connects to Holocaust Memorial Day.Hezki Baruch, 4/28/2014, 9:07 PM

Minister Accuses Abbas of 'Bluffing' on Threats

Transportation Minister says Abbas's threats are a response to failing talks - and, like talks, will be all words and no action.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/22/2014, 10:30 AM

Likud Minister: Terror has Won on the Temple Mount

Min. Yisrael Katz points to Hamas parades and flags on Temple Mount, calls for change of policy.Iddo Ben Porat, 4/17/2014, 9:13 PM

Katz on Talks Breaking Down: I Told You So

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says that Israel should re-arrest all the terrorists it freed in previous “gestures” to the PA.Hezki Baruch, 4/4/2014, 4:44 AM

Shamir: U.S. Proposal - 'Bribery and Blackmail'

Agriculture Minister criticizes the United States for equating Jonathan Pollard in with the release of Arab terrorists.Uzi Baruch, 4/2/2014, 2:15 AM

'Terrorists' Place is in the Crosshairs of a Gun'

Min. Yisrael Katz (Likud) notes date set for release has passed, says terrorists should be killed or jailed, not freed.Gil Ronen and Uzi Baruch, 3/29/2014, 10:02 PM

Campaign Warns, ‘Don’t Text and Drive’

Frightening data on the dangers of mixing SMS and driving leads to new campaign.Maayana Miskin, 3/17/2014, 4:01 PM

Minister: ‘Just Say No’ to Barghouti Release

Terrorist release is a mistake, and Marwan Barghouti should ‘rot in jail,’ Minister Katz warns.Maayana Miskin, 3/17/2014, 10:52 AM

'Hezbollah Missiles Destroyed, Nasrallah Silent'

Transportation Minister hints Israel behind Lebanon air strike, Lebanese media reports four Hezbollah terrorists killed in strike.Ari Yashar, 2/26/2014, 9:31 AM

Min. Ariel Admits 'Mini-Crisis' with Netanyahu

Jewish Home Construction Minister cuts short scheduled appearance to deal with rift threatening Coalition.Gil Ronen, 1/29/2014, 11:59 AM

Armored Sderot Train Station Dedicated

Prime Minister, Transportation Minister, Israel Railways officials dedicate station, which is the first to be armored against rockets.Tova Dvorin, 12/24/2013, 3:42 PM

Ariel Launches Campaign Against Likud

Residents of Judea/Samaria city launch web campaign against party, after Transportation Ministry refuses to fix bus crisis.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2013, 1:59 PM

Public Transportation Prices to Rise January 1

Public transportation prices in Israel will be going up starting January 1 by an average of 4.7%, the Transport Ministry said Sunday.David Lev, 12/22/2013, 5:15 PM

Israeli Carriers to Resume Flights to Turkey

Deal signed between civil aviation authorities of the two countries; Turkey agrees to uphold Israel's security standards.Tova Dvorin, 12/18/2013, 6:52 PM

'Prove to Tibi, Friends that Violence Doesn't Pay'

Transportation Minister addresses 'day of rage,' stating: 'the road to hell is paved with good intentions.'Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2013, 12:41 PM

Despite Petition, Road to be Named for R. Ovadia

Online petition asked not to name planned Jerusalem road for the rabbi because of his alleged “racism.”Gil Ronen, 10/22/2013, 9:49 AM

MKs Visit to Ramallah Condemned

A trip made Monday by 11 MKs to Mahmoud Abbas' presidential palace in Ramallah has been slammed as rewarding terrorism.Adam Ross, 10/8/2013, 8:34 PM

Approval for 2-Hour Train Route to Eilat

Ministers approve path of Tel Aviv-Eilat train that will connect south to central Israel in just two hours.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2013, 5:36 PM

MKs: Abbas Talking Peace, but Allowing Terror

Minister Katz accuses Abbas of failing to fight terrorism, while MK Chetboun says Israel must restore deterrence immediately.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2013, 1:45 PM

Minister: Israel Not Dependent on PA Arab State

Minister rebuffs Obama’s assertion that Israeli security ‘depends on a Palestinian state.’Maayana Miskin, 9/24/2013, 9:58 PM

Katz Slams Livni's 'Hidden Ideology'

"While it is perhaps possible to hold talks in secret, it is not legitimate to hold talks with a secret ideology."Adam Ross, 9/23/2013, 1:54 PM

Katz Punished for Rejecting Terrorist Release?

Transportation Minister claims Netanyahu punishing him by taking away some of his responsibilities. PMO: Not true.Elad Benari, 8/22/2013, 2:15 AM

Lapid, Katz Inaugurate New Train Line

Lapid, Katz take a ride on the new 35-minute train to Ashdod.Maayana Miskin, 8/4/2013, 2:28 PM

Katz: Our 'Peace Partners' Are Vile People

Transportation Minister says that releasing terrorists will not change the other side's hatred towards Israel.Elad Benari, 7/30/2013, 4:15 AM

Min. Katz: Intelligence Failure on EU Sanctions

Transport Minister says Israel was caught unawares, blames striking Foreign Ministry employeesGil Ronen, 7/17/2013, 9:41 AM

Dep. Min. Hotovely: Min. Katz Won't Meet Me

Deputy Transport Minister says she tried to meet with the minister but he refused.Gil Ronen, 7/9/2013, 10:42 AM

Strollers on Jerusalem Buses, Trains to Ride Free

Parents will now be able to tote their children in baby carriages and strollers on buses and trains in Jerusalem for freeDavid Lev, 7/8/2013, 7:01 PM

Eini Threatens Major Strike over Ports Law

Transportation Minister: If Eini wants a war, he’ll get a war.Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 10:33 PM

Min. Katz Tells his Deputy, Hotovely: Slow Down

Minister of Transport shoots down his deputy's independent initiatives on speed cameras and speed limits.Gil Ronen, 7/4/2013, 6:22 PM

Katz, Danon, and Elkin Score Victories

About 80% of Likud Central Committee members took part in the elections for the Likud's institutions.Elad Benari, 7/1/2013, 1:15 AM

Bennett: No One Has the Right to Split Jerusalem

Ministers, MKs and rabbis gathered at the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva for the annual Jerusalem Day celebration. March to Kotel in early morning.Elad Benari, 5/8/2013, 12:39 AM

Minister: Don’t Buy New Cars! Prices to Drop

Transportation Minister tells Israelis not to buy new cars. ‘Wait until we break import monopoly.’ Maayana Miskin, 4/30/2013, 4:58 PM

Holocaust Survivor, ‘Let Us Die with Dignity’

Upset for survivors as Finance Ministry seeks definitions before budget, ‘There are survivors with no heat.’ Maayana Miskin, 4/29/2013, 1:48 PM

Katz Won't Back Down on 'Open Skies'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz clarifies that he has no intention of backing down from the “Open Skies” program.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/19/2013, 11:45 PM

Bennett: Use the Threat of a Strike Wisely

Economy and Trade Minister Naftali Bennett is opposed to the planned strike by Israel’s airlines, supports Open Skies program.Elad Benari, 4/19/2013, 5:13 AM

'Eco-Bridge' Being Built on New JM-TA Highway

Work has started on a new “eco-bridge” that will allow wildlife to flourish as vehicles travel daily between Jerusalem and Tel AvivDavid Lev, 2/25/2013, 1:43 AM