Minister Katz: Striking Dock Workers Will be Arrested

Transportation minister lashes out at port workers over their sudden strike ignoring court, warns they are 'sabotaging economy.'Benny Moshe, Ari Yashar, 5/28/2015, 4:44 PM

Price Controls Set on Driving Tests

Good news for new drivers: official exam costs to be sliced in half compared to 2014 rates next week.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2015, 4:59 PM

Questions Remain Regarding Ministerial Portfolios for Likud

Netanyahu says Katz will remain Transportation Minister but questions remain regarding other members of the Likud.Elad Benari, 5/14/2015, 3:14 AM

American Cars Set to 'Invade' Israeli Showrooms

Israelis could soon see a lot more American cars on their roads, as Israel and the U.S. sign a new cooperation agreement.Moshe Cohen, 4/19/2015, 6:43 PM

'EU Boycotts Israel, Not Murderers in Syria or Gaza'

Minister Katz condemns EU 'settlement' label call as 'anti-Semitic,' asking 'what do Medjool dates have to do with politics?'Reut Hadar, Ari Yashar, 4/17/2015, 2:23 PM

Tit-For-Tat: Meretz MK Moves to Ban MKs from Driving on Shabbat

MK Tamar Zandberg says bill proposal is response to Transport Minister Yisrael Katz's prevention of public transport on Shabbat.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2015, 6:04 PM

Druze Council Nominates Katz for Israel Prize; Leftists Protest

Transportation Min. Yisrael Katz nominated for Israel Prize, protestors picket his home over no public transport on Shabbat.Cynthia Blank, 4/9/2015, 2:40 PM

Transportation Minister Attacks 'Leftist Hypocrite' on Facebook

After sarcastic message invites citizens to ask Yisrael Katz for rides, Katz retorts: public transportation on Shabbat? Ask Buji Herzog!Cynthia Blank, 4/6/2015, 4:06 PM

Katz to Kahlon: I Knew Menachem Begin, and You're No Begin

In a new video, Moshe Kahlon evokes the spirit of legendary Likud leader Menachem Begin - in vain, says Minister Yisrael Katz.Yaakov Levi , 3/2/2015, 12:15 AM

MK Litzman: Lapid Needs to do 'Penance,' by Sitting in Oppostion

If Yair Lapid is sorry for what he has done to the haredi public, said MK Yaakov Litzman, let him prove it by staying out of the government.Moshe Cohen, 2/26/2015, 8:35 AM

Likud Minister Calls on Herzog to Join Netanyahu in Congress

Noting worrying details coming out on Iran nuclear deal, Katz says 'leave Livni at home and show consensus against the danger.'Ari Yashar, 2/24/2015, 11:06 AM

Likud Minister Strikes Back at Radical Leftist Rocker Geffen

Yisrael Katz says lack of condemnation from left at 'send Bibi to hell' line 'simply an embarrassment,' amid calls to ban Geffen.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 2/21/2015, 9:37 PM

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.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/14/2014, 10:01 AM

Rabbi Lau Urges Transport Ministry to Stop Shabbat Desecration

Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi urges Transport Ministry to ensure that bus drivers keep Shabbat fully.Reut Hadar and Tova Dvorin, 12/9/2014, 11:19 AM

Bus Drivers to Learn Krav Maga as Part of Security Measures

Government approves plan for 300 guards to be stationed at Jerusalem's bus stations, teach drivers self defense.Gil Ronen, 11/24/2014, 11:22 AM

Backlash after Tibi Claims Muslims 'Own' the Temple Mount

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz calls Tibi a 'liar' for Temple Mount claims; MK Slomiansky: 'falsifying history is a disease.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2014, 2:39 PM

Minister: Islamist Sheikh at the Center of Arab Rioting

Calls reverberate again to blacklist Sheikh Raed Salah and Islamist movement, after Katz says he is the center of J'lem's 'silent intifada.'Orly Harari, Tova Dvorin, 11/9/2014, 11:25 AM

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.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 11/4/2014, 7:54 PM

Major Upgrade to Judea-Samaria Public Transport

18 bus lines added to the region as impractical bus system is overhauled; Ministry of Transport cites security considerations.Tova Dvorin, 11/4/2014, 3:32 PM

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.Orli Harari, Cynthia Blank, 10/23/2014, 2:27 PM

'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.Shimon Cohen, 10/17/2014, 11:15 AM

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 Palestinian State in Sinai Peninsula

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, MKs Call for Israel to Respond to Gaza Rocket Fire

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, Sparks Outcry

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

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.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 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.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/18/2014, 9:02 PM

Minister Warns: Cease-Fire to Put Political Pressure on Israel

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

Minister Presents Detailed 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

Minister 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

Netanyahu Vows to Outlaw Raed Salah's 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

Summer 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, Competition

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 Extremist 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

Minister: Maale Adumim, Gush Etzion Should be Part of Jerusalem

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 Convicted 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 Says 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: American Proposal is 'Bribery and Emotional 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

'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.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 Calls to Refuse Release of Terrorist Mastermind

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 and Nasrallah is 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

Sderot Train Station Dedicated; Armored Against Missile Attacks

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 Students, Residents Launch 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 and Friends that Violence Does Not 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