Likud Minister Strikes Back at Radical Leftist Rocker GeffenYisrael Katz says lack of condemnation from left at 'send Bibi to hell' line 'simply an embarrassment,' amid calls to ban Geffen.
Katz: 'Are People on Drugs?'Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz fires back at Livni's tirade against PM, says she has become 'unbalanced' since peace talks ceased.
Rabbi Lau Urges Transport Ministry to Stop Shabbat DesecrationAshkenazic Chief Rabbi urges Transport Ministry to ensure that bus drivers keep Shabbat fully.
Bus Drivers to Learn Krav Maga as Part of Security MeasuresGovernment approves plan for 300 guards to be stationed at Jerusalem's bus stations, teach drivers self defense.
Backlash after Tibi Claims Muslims 'Own' the Temple MountTransportation Minister Yisrael Katz calls Tibi a 'liar' for Temple Mount claims; MK Slomiansky: 'falsifying history is a disease.'
Minister: Islamist Sheikh at the Center of Arab RiotingCalls reverberate again to blacklist Sheikh Raed Salah and Islamist movement, after Katz says he is the center of J'lem's 'silent intifada.'
Minister Fires Back: 'We Will Destroy Lebanon to its Core'Minister Katz responds to Hezbollah leader Nasrallah's threats on Israel, warning 'we'll return Lebanon to the stone age.'
Major Upgrade to Judea-Samaria Public Transport18 bus lines added to the region as impractical bus system is overhauled; Ministry of Transport cites security considerations.
Legal Forum Calls to Revoke Licenses of Convicted Terrorists'The terrorist who carried out the suicide attack used his driver's license as a license to kill Jews,' attorney tells Transport Minister.
'Greater Jerusalem Area' Plan Key to Sovereignty?Minister Yisrael Katz proposes that Judea-Samaria sovereignty begins with Jerusalem - and expanding it as much as possible.
Minister Declares Goal: 30-Plus MKs for LikudLikud's Yisrael Katz says Likud needs to make sure most of the ministers in next government are from its ranks.
MKs Hail Sisi's Offer of Palestinian State in Sinai PeninsulaMK Shaked says Egyptian president 'managed to understand what the Left has refused to understand for decades.'
Israel, Hamas Officially Cease Cairo TalksEnd to abortive talks as rocket fire continues; both delegations being pulled out of Cairo.
Ministers, MKs Call for Israel to Respond to Gaza Rocket FireDespite hour-long barrage, no reported response from IAF; Ministers call to recall envoys, carry out threats of retaliation.
Islamist Sheikh Leads Anti-Israel Protest, Sparks OutcrySheikh Raed Salah leads 10,000 strong protest against Israel in the Galilee; Transportation Minister vows to outlaw Salah's movement.
Israel Rescues Stranded Israelis from TurkeyTransportation Minister Yisrael Katz announces 2,000 Israelis have been brought home; Israel to 'make an accounting' with Turkish Airlines.
Transport Minister: 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.
Could Artificial Island Solve Gaza Problem?Minister proposes giving Gaza a port, airport – without compromising on Israel’s security.
Minister Calls Out US on Pro-Palestinian FocusYisrael Katz blasts Obama for calling for ceasefire, asks 'What about the citizens of Israel?'
Katz Hits Back at 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.
Minister Warns: Cease-Fire to Put Political Pressure on IsraelCease-fire would hurt Israel more than help, according to Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz - and is both a security and political risk.
Minister Presents Detailed Plan for Israel to Stop Aid to GazaPlan to include establishment of international waypoint, artificial 'island', and full border between Israel and Gaza.
Minister Demands Israel Liquidate Hamas LeadershipKatz calls to 'crush the snake's head'; MK Yishai says Gaza weapons technology must be 'sent back 40 years' to defend Israel.
Minister Calls to Cut Aid to Gaza, Target Hamas LeadersTransportation Minister Yisrael Katz blasts Israeli government's 'wrong policies,' urges it to do 'what needs to be done' on Hamas.
Netanyahu Vows to Outlaw Raed Salah's Islamic Movement in IsraelPrime Minister blames Friday's anti-Israel rally on terror-linked group, promises to crack down following calls to abduct IDF soldiers.
Summer Night Bus Additions to Prevent More AbductionsOver 70 new bus lines added to Ministry of Transport night bus program amid slew of legislation to help teens get home safely.
ISA: Terrorists Plotted 11 Kidnappings from PrisonTerrorists in Israeli prisons communicated with family members, forwarding plans to organize kidnappings of Israelis.
Katz: New Ben Gurion Runway Improves Safety, CompetitionJust in time for the summer flying season, a 21st runway has been opened at Ben Gurion Airport, enhancing safety for passengers.
Israel Considering Ban on Extremist Islamic MovementMinister Katz says Livni's Justice Ministry opposing ban on violent group, notes 'group is illegal everywhere but Israel.'
Minister: Maale Adumim, Gush Etzion Should be Part of JerusalemJerusalem will be getting bigger, if Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz has his way - and could extend as far south as Gush Etzion.
Minister Calls for Death Penalty for Convicted TerroristsTransportation Minister praises 'life without parole' bill as a strong moral principle, says terrorists should be condemned to death.
'Kerry, Shame on You!'Transportation Minister lashes out at Kerry Monday for 'apartheid' comments, connects to Holocaust Memorial Day.
Minister Accuses Abbas of 'Bluffing' on ThreatsTransportation Minister says Abbas's threats are a response to failing talks - and, like talks, will be all words and no action.
Likud Minister Says Terror has Won on the Temple MountMin. Yisrael Katz points to Hamas parades and flags on Temple Mount, calls for change of policy.
Katz on Talks Breaking Down: I Told You SoTransportation Minister Yisrael Katz says that Israel should re-arrest all the terrorists it freed in previous “gestures” to the PA.
Shamir: American Proposal is 'Bribery and Emotional Blackmail'Agriculture Minister criticizes the United States for equating Jonathan Pollard in with the release of Arab terrorists.
'A Terrorist's 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.
Campaign Warns, ‘Don’t Text and Drive’Frightening data on the dangers of mixing SMS and driving leads to new campaign.
Minister Calls to Refuse Release of Terrorist MastermindTerrorist release is a mistake, and Marwan Barghouti should ‘rot in jail,’ Minister Katz warns.
'Hezbollah Missiles Destroyed and Nasrallah is Silent'Transportation Minister hints Israel behind Lebanon air strike, Lebanese media reports four Hezbollah terrorists killed in strike.
Min. Ariel Admits 'Mini-Crisis' with NetanyahuJewish Home Construction Minister cuts short scheduled appearance to deal with rift threatening Coalition.
Sderot Train Station Dedicated; Armored Against Missile AttacksPrime Minister, Transportation Minister, Israel Railways officials dedicate station, which is the first to be armored against rockets.
Ariel Students, Residents Launch Campaign Against LikudResidents of Judea/Samaria city launch web campaign against party, after Transportation Ministry refuses to fix bus crisis.
Public Transportation Prices to Rise January 1Public transportation prices in Israel will be going up starting January 1 by an average of 4.7%, the Transport Ministry said Sunday.
Israeli Carriers to Resume Flights to TurkeyDeal signed between civil aviation authorities of the two countries; Turkey agrees to uphold Israel's security standards.
'Prove to Tibi and Friends that Violence Does Not Pay'Transportation Minister addresses 'day of rage,' stating: 'the road to hell is paved with good intentions.'
Despite Petition, Road to be Named after Rabbi Ovadia YosefOnline petition asked not to name planned Jerusalem road for the rabbi because of his alleged “racism.”
11 MKs Visit Ramallah, Right: 'Trip Rewards Terror'A trip made Monday by 11 MKs to Mahmoud Abbas' presidential palace in Ramallah has been slammed as rewarding terrorism.
Approval for 2-Hour Train Route to EilatMinisters approve path of Tel Aviv-Eilat train that will connect south to central Israel in just two hours.
MKs: Abbas Talking Peace, but Allowing TerrorMinister Katz accuses Abbas of failing to fight terrorism, while MK Chetboun says Israel must restore deterrence immediately.
Minister to Obama: Israeli Existence Not ‘Dependent’ on PA StateMinister rebuffs Obama’s assertion that Israeli security ‘depends on a Palestinian state.’
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."
Katz Punished for Voting Against Releasing Terrorists?Transportation Minister claims Netanyahu punishing him by taking away some of his responsibilities. PMO: Not true.
Lapid, Katz Inaugurate New Tel Aviv-Ashdod Train LineLapid, Katz take a ride on the new 35-minute train to Ashdod.
Minister Katz: Our 'Peace Partners' Are Vile PeopleTransportation Minister says that releasing terrorists will not change the other side's hatred towards Israel.
Min. Katz Blames Foreign Ministry Strikes Over EU SanctionsTransport Minister says Israel was caught unawares, blames striking Foreign Ministry employees
Dep. Min. Hotovely: Min. Katz Won't Meet MeDeputy Transport Minister says she tried to meet with the minister but he refused.