Arabs will participate in 'joint memorial ceremony'

Supreme Court cancels Defense Minister's decision to ban PA Arabs from participating in 'Israeli-Palestinian memorial day event.'Ido Ben Porat, Tuesday, 11:03 AM

'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, Sunday, 1:33 PM

Liberman opposes joint memorial ceremony

DM decides to prevent PA Arabs invited to Israeli-Palestinian memorial ceremony from entering Israel. Meretz chairman attacks decision.Mordechai Sones, 4/10/2018, 7:40 PM

Liberman: 'Sniper deserves citation; photographer - reproach'

DM responds to shooting incident and attack on Syrian base attributed by international media to Israel.Mordechai Sones, 4/10/2018, 6:59 PM

'Terrorists also disguise themselves as journalists'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman not impressed by Gaza reports of journalist death during border riots.Mordechai Sones, 4/8/2018, 5:08 PM

Liberman: Killed journalist flew a drone over IDF forces

Defense Minister on Gaza riots: 'Hamas has used journalists and ambulances for terror dozens of times.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2018, 9:55 AM

Liberman lays cornerstone at Netiv Ha'avot

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Deputy DM Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan lay cornerstone in Netiv Ha'avot. 'In 2017 we approved 11,500 houses.'Eliran Aharon, 3/27/2018, 6:45 PM

Netanyahu: I call on Liberman to remain in government

'It is important to continue our partnership in a broad government - only this can continue to serve Israel's citizens.'Hezki Baruch, 3/12/2018, 3:49 PM

PM: '61' is not an option

Netanyahu tells Likud ministers his goal is to stabilize government, but he won't agree to a coalition without Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2018, 11:51 AM

Coalition crisis orchestrated by Netanyahu and Liberman?

Haredi journalist blames PM for dragging country to elections by cynically exploiting haredi distress. 'There is no draft crisis.'Benny Tocker, 3/6/2018, 9:00 AM

'When the month of Adar enters, we enlist with joy'

Defense Minister releases special message promoting haredi enlistment on the occasion of the Purim holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 12:02 PM

Dozens of terror attacks thwarted every week

Liberman tours Hevron. 'The security establishment is working hard so we can celebrate Purim quietly. I'm happy citizens don't feel it.'Ido Ben Porat, 2/27/2018, 11:27 AM

'End of the theater of the absurd'

Ministerial Committee on Legislation approves bill to withhold terror salaries from PA funds. DM: 'Money will be used to prevent terror.'Mordechai Sones, 2/18/2018, 2:28 PM

Terror attack against Defense Minister thwarted

Islamic Jihad terror cell which planned to place bomb on Defense Minister's route arrested.Ido Ben Porat, 2/18/2018, 10:53 AM

Liberman pushes alternative haredi draft law

Defense Minister Liberman establishes task force dedicated to passing haredi draft law.Tzvi Lev, 2/15/2018, 8:54 PM

Syria threatens Israel with 'more surprises'

Assad regime spokesman warns Israel will 'be greatly surprised' in future strikes on Syria, following military confrontations over weekend.Tal Polon, 2/13/2018, 3:57 PM

'This is not the time to bark, but to bite'

Liberman warns terror groups on Israel's northern border, emphasizing Israel is not limited in possibilities of response to provocation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/13/2018, 11:24 AM

'Israel - where a new immigrant became Defense Minister'

Defense Minister Liberman talks to 1000 Russian-speaking Jews from around the world celebrating 70 years since Israel’s independence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2018, 12:09 PM

Lebanon blasts Israeli wall as 'threat to regional stability'

Lebanese leaders look to block Israel from building concrete barrier along the border; claim Israeli gas field is in Lebanese territory.Mordechai Sones, 2/6/2018, 6:52 PM

Bennett to Netanyahu: 'No more excuses'

Education Minister demands PM bring Defense Minister's proposal to normalize Havat Gilad to a vote at next cabinet meeting..Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 1/25/2018, 11:34 AM

'I'm not fighting songs - I'm fighting lies'

Defense Minister responds to rock star's criticism of the reaction to his father's poem glorifying PA teen who slapped soldiers.Uzi Baruch, 1/25/2018, 8:33 AM

Attorney General attempts to thwart Liberman's ban on poet

Defense Minister: 'With all due respect, I reject the Attorney General's position out of hand.'Uzi Baruch, 1/23/2018, 11:58 AM

Haredi parties demand Netanyahu censure Liberman

The haredi UTJ Knesset faction demands that Netanyahu censure Liberman for attending anti-Shabbat provocation in Ashdod.Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 8:05 AM

Family of abducted IDF soldier: Don't release terrorists' bodies

Family of fallen IDF soldier whose body was kidnapped by Hamas demands Israel retain bodies of two terrorists responsible for recent murder.Uzi Baruch, 1/19/2018, 3:22 PM

Terror victim group: 'Death penalty law is just a spin'

Head of terror victim's group says 'Death Penalty for Terrorists' bill unnecessary. 'We already have the ability to impose death penalty.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2018, 2:56 PM

Liberman: Without new law, terrorists will never be executed

Liberman says that unless new legislation passed requiring death penalty against terrorist murders, those guilty will never be executed.Tzvi Lev, 12/28/2017, 10:43 PM

DM pledges support for humiliated soldiers

Defense Minister lights Hanukkah candles with fighters of Marom Brigade; addresses attack on soldiers by Arab woman and her mother.Mordechai Sones, 12/19/2017, 8:37 PM

Liberman slams Bennett for 'harming Israel's security'

Defense Minister calls Bennett's rebuke of IDF spokesman for apologetic tone a 'blatant attack on the IDF and its commanders.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 2:37 PM

Liberman revamps benefits for demobilized soldiers

Defense Minister grants demobilized IDF soldiers immediate access to monetary benefits, ending 5-year waiting period.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2017, 9:02 PM

'Either national service, or no subsidies'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman demanded that all haredi Jews draft to the IDF in the wake of Supreme Court ruling.Tzvi Lev, 9/13/2017, 9:52 PM

'Liberman busy briefing against us'

Tzur Goldin, Hadar's brother, criticizes DM Avigdor Liberman's conduct: 'Mission is to defeat Hamas, not bereaved families'Mordechai Sones, 8/28/2017, 6:42 PM

Defense Minister: Hamas makes unreasonable demands

DM Avigdor Liberman meets with UN Secretary-General on Iranian hegemony in Syria and IDF KIA held in Gaza.Mordechai Sones, 8/28/2017, 5:37 PM

Liberman: 'We must not repeat Shalit deal mistake'

DM disputes criticism by Goldin and Shaul families that their sons were forgotten in Gaza. 'Hamas demands make deal advance impossible.'Mordechai Sones, 8/27/2017, 1:19 PM

'A violent, extremist, and anti-Zionist group'

Liberman on Mea She'arim riots: While our best sons risk their lives defending homeland, extremist group tries to thwart haredi recruitment.Mordechai Sones, 8/8/2017, 9:26 PM

Ya'alon attacks Liberman, calls him a 'liar'

'I do not want anyone like Liberman to preach to me,' said former DM. 'A liar who spent years in interrogation rooms.'Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2017, 1:45 PM

'We're building in Judea and Samaria - without all the fuss'

Defense Minister tours Maale Shomron and encounters harsh criticism for the 'Qalqiliya Plan' he is advancing.Eliran Aharon, 7/12/2017, 3:44 PM

Is Liberman zigzagging again?

Yisrael Beytenu MK Robert Ilatov comes out against the statements of Defense Minister showing readiness to allow Arab absorption into Yesha.Uzi Baruch, 6/25/2017, 10:18 AM

Liberman: We will not agree to the 'return' of a single refugee

Defense Minister speaks at Herzliya Conference. 'Make no mistake: An end to the conflict will not solve the problems, but make them worse.'Yoni Kempinski, 6/22/2017, 10:17 AM

New bill: Polygraph test for cabinet members

Defense Minister Liberman advances bill to crack down on repeated leaks from Political-Security Cabinet.Hezki Baruch, 6/20/2017, 3:00 PM

'Al Jazeera is like Nazi propaganda'

Israel is reportedly weighing plans to close down the Qatari-owned paper's regional offices in Israel.Tal Polon, 6/13/2017, 8:33 AM

'I haven't noticed that you assassinated Haniyeh today...'

Yisrael Beytenu party attacks Jewish Home in Knesset plenum. Bennett: 'Turn your militancy on Hamas in Gaza, not religious Zionism.'Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2017, 7:27 PM

Liberman: Dawabshe family ineligible for compensation

Following Defense Minister's announcement, Dawabshe family is considering taking legal action.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2017, 1:46 PM

Liberman: I hope the Arab MKs join the hunger strike

Defense Minister Liberman: 'I hope MKs from the Arab Joint List will join the terrorists, without breaking and eating chicken at night.'Hezki Baruch, 4/18/2017, 4:01 PM

Liberman's revenge: Hearing for Eli yeshiva head

Defense Ministry holds hearing with Eli yeshiva head Rabbi Eli Sadan over potential removal of army deferrals for students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2017, 8:07 PM

The Religious Zionist whipping boy

Why Religious Zionism, which identifies with the Jewish State heart and soul, continues to be mistreated blatantly.Menahem Rahat, 3/23/2017, 6:01 PM

Liberman: Terrorist missile threat is intolerable

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman: 'The threat of missiles in the hands of terrorists is an intolerable threat'Mordechai Sones, 3/21/2017, 7:44 PM

Netanyahu insists: Broadcasting corporation unnecessary

Likud source close to PM clarifies he maintains opinion no need to establish corporation, no point in allowing to proceed.Mordechai Sones, 3/20/2017, 7:25 PM

Bennett: Liberman is trying to harm Religious Zionism

Education Minister Bennett sharply attacked Defense Minister Liberman for his ultimatum against Eli academy, calls on PM to 'restrain' him.Eliran Aharon, 3/20/2017, 4:15 PM

Defense Minister: Cut off all contact with Palestinian Authority

Defense Minister Liberman orders IDF to cut off all contact with PA, excepting security officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2016, 10:18 AM

Liberman: Increase Christian soldiers participation in IDF

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman declared that the army is making efforts to increase the number of Christian soldiers enlisting in IDF.Yoel Domb, 12/21/2016, 6:55 PM

Liberman: Our answer must be to expand the settlements

Defense Minister Lieberman visits Neve Tzuf, speaks with residents.Yoni Kempinski, Neve Tzuf, 11/27/2016, 10:25 AM

Conversion course is part of the national budget

Minister Liberman allocates 17 million shekels to the basic defense budget for the Nativ conversion course.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2016, 2:14 AM

Terrorist house gets off on technicality

Home of terrorist who murdered Rabbi Michael Mark will not be demolished - because it was a rental.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 7:22 PM

Liberman hails 'best chapter' ever of Israel-Cyprus relations

"Despite all political problems and security problems in our region, we are two small democracies and very, very reliable friends."AFP, 9/16/2016, 2:52 PM

Liberman declares boycott of United Nations Special Coordinator

Minister of Defense Liberman, orders security establishment to cease all communication with Nikolay Maldenov, UN coordinator to Middle East.Arutz Sheva, 9/14/2016, 10:51 PM

Liberman allows easing of restrictions for Muslim holiday

The government is making a number of generous gestures to Muslims for the upcoming Muslim holiday next week.Kobi Finkler, 9/5/2016, 8:46 PM

Liberman blasts plan to turn over school to illegal migrants

Defense Minister Liberman asks Naftali Bennett to intervene regarding South Tel Aviv school being turned over to illegal migrants' children.Nitsan Keidar, 8/30/2016, 12:58 PM