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MIA's family: Liberman has gone soft

Family of missing IDF officer Hadar Goldin says Defense Minister purposely failed to mention MIAs in interview with Arab paper.Arutz Sheva staff, Monday, 8:36 PM

Liberman: next war will be Hamas's last

In interview with Arab newspaper, Defense Minister says Israel will lift Gaza siege if Hamas stops digging tunnels, firing rockets.Orli Harari, Monday, 6:56 PM

Haredi lone soldiers are not alone

In an event hosted by Defense Minister Liberman, one lone solder explained why he enlisted and continues to serve his country and G-d.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2016, 10:13 AM

Liberman: Time to boycott Joint List in Knesset

Predominantly Arab party crossed a red line, says Liberman, when they refused to attend funeral of Israeli president.Hezki Baruch, 10/9/2016, 3:43 PM

Liberman sends message to Hamas

Defense Minister says Israel not looking for escalation - but will respond harshly to any rocket attacks from Gaza.Gary Willig, 10/6/2016, 10:38 PM

Lapid opens wide lead over Netanyahu in new poll

Netanyahu's approval rating sinks to 33% as Yesh Atid shows 5-seat lead over Likud in latest poll.David Rosenberg, 10/2/2016, 12:10 PM

Defense Minister: Israel's greatest threat - Iran

Minister Avigdor Liberman sounds off on security threats, state and religion, and Elor Azariya during visit to city of Ariel in Samaria.Uzi Baruch, 9/12/2016, 7:03 PM

Poll: Netanyahu still top choice for PM

25% of Israelis prefer Netanyahu remain as PM, while 15% favor Yair Lapid. Zionist Union leader in distant seventh place.Yedidya Ben-Or, 9/11/2016, 6:44 PM

'Rabbi's attackers must be severely punished'

Defense Minister responds to attack on home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi by Neturei Karta members.Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2016, 12:54 PM

Justice Minister: We're coming, Supreme Court

Ayelet Shaked rejects Supreme Court ruling, proposes "first registration" to legalize Judea, Samaria. "I will use every means necessary."Rachel Kaplan, 9/1/2016, 9:53 PM

'We will respect court decision to destroy Amona'

"If somebody thinks that we're not going to honor the order, he is deluding himself."Tal Polon, 9/1/2016, 10:52 AM

Liberman pushes clearing of Samarian minefield

Defense Ministry to pay Palestinian Authority to clear Jordanian minefield near Jewish towns.Hezki Baruch, 8/31/2016, 10:50 PM

Defense Minister: Those comments? Never happened.

Liberman calls out a Channel 10 journalist over their claims that he point-blank refused to deal with Hamas for fallen soldier bodies.Rachel Kaplan, 8/31/2016, 1:49 PM

Hamas prisoners get 'deluxe' conditions

Hadar Goldin's mother criticized government policy: How can you pressure Hamas when you simultaneously give them "deluxe" conditions?Orli Harari, 8/31/2016, 1:33 PM

UN blasts Israel over terrorist home demolitions

United Nations organization condemns Israeli demolition of home of Rabbi Mark's murderer, warns against Liberman's anti-terror plan.David Rosenberg, 8/30/2016, 6:12 PM

'Liive terrorists for dead bodies forbidden'

In light of Defense Minister's comments against terrorists-for-bodies swap, "Machon Mishpatei Aretz" cited rabbinical opinion on the issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 9:35 AM

'I will not deal with Hamas for dead bodies'

In private conversations leaked by Channel 10, the Defense Minister purportedly said he would not bring back Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.Rachel Kaplan, 8/29/2016, 9:39 PM

'Media has no right to condemn Azariya'

"Only the court has the power to convict." Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman argues against "terror-promoting" media.Rachel Kaplan, 8/29/2016, 4:38 PM

Liberman: multiculturalism and Army don't mix

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman to soldiers: 'a citizens' army is critical for the survival of the Jewish people.'Kobi Finkler and Tal Polon, 8/23/2016, 1:04 PM

Liberman: The rules of the game have changed

Analysis: The airstrikes in Gaza mark a change in the retaliation policy of the defense establishment.Ido Ben Porat, 8/22/2016, 4:46 AM

'Liberman's anti-terror plan will hurt Yesha Jews'

Prominent MKs write to Defense Minister saying his plan to combat terror in Judea and Samaria leaves Jewish residents out in the cold.Hezki Baruch, 8/18/2016, 12:06 PM

After 5 months, body of Ramot terrorist returned

Despite opposition of Defense Minister, Israel returns body of terrorist involved in shooting attack in Ramot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 9:25 AM

Liberman presents plan to defeat Arab terror

New Defense Minister proposes carrot-and-stick approach to Arab terror - rewarding towns who combat terror, and punishing those who aid it.Kobi Finkler, 8/17/2016, 7:45 PM

'We should help Holocaust survivors, not illegals'

Following protest in south Tel Aviv, Defense Minister orders end to volunteer programs for IDF soldiers in illegal immigrant communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 9:19 AM

US demands no demolition for illegal Arab outpost

Israeli NGO rips foreign criticism of recent demolitions of illegal Arab, calls on Defense Minister to ignore 'idle threats'.Ido Ben Porat, 8/10/2016, 5:06 PM

Minister: 'Bad Iranian deal' not a success yet

Yuval Steinitz acknowledges Iranians have respected deal during first year, but says it is too early to call it a success.AFP, 8/7/2016, 10:48 AM

'Judging Azariya without the facts was a mistake'

Defense Minister makes veiled criticism of predecessor for 'prejudging' accused soldier Elor Azariya. 'Not up to us to determine his fate'.Yoni Kempinski, 7/25/2016, 12:37 PM

Livni excoriates Netanyahu for diplomatic impasse

Ex-Minister Tzipi Livni has some harsh words for PM and Defense Minister for lack of diplomatic progress, citing 'missed opportunity'.Uzi Baruch, 7/23/2016, 11:25 PM

Tibi blasts 'racist' Liberman

MK Ahmed Tibi blasts Defense Minister over his comparison of Army Radio program about Mahmoud Darwish to praising Hitler.Elad Benari, 7/22/2016, 6:15 AM

Liberman: Would IDF Radio praise Hitler's work?

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman challenges IDF Radio chief over program on Arab anti-Zionist poet Mahmoud Darwish.Uzi Baruch, 7/21/2016, 1:36 PM

DM summons army radio head for anti-Israel program

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman demands explanation for army radio program celebrating Arab nationalist poet Mahmoud Darwish.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/20/2016, 11:02 AM

Liberman: Channel terroristic energy into sports

Minister of Defense proposes building 10 new soccer fields in the Palestinian Authority to divert energy from terror attacks against Jews.Reut Hadar, 7/19/2016, 10:35 AM

PA unhappy with Liberman visit to Hizme

Defense Minister seeks to make life easier for Palestinian Arabs. PA Foreign Ministry, in turn, blasts his "apartheid" comments.Ben Ariel, 7/19/2016, 5:45 AM

Defense Ministry joins Rabbi comments controversy

Defense Ministry condemns Rabbi Levinstein's remarks against LGBT community, demands 'clarification' amid ongoing round of criticism.Shai Landesman, 7/18/2016, 6:53 PM

Committee won't vote on bill to recognize Amona

Prime Minister Netanyahu instructs Ministerial Committee for Legislation not to discuss bill to solve Amona crisis.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 7/17/2016, 4:08 PM

Liberman: Checkpoint problems have solutions

Defense Minster visits Hizme checkpoint with officials to examine ways to make waiting times shorter for Jews and Palestinians alike.Uzi Baruch, 7/17/2016, 1:19 PM

Multiple Knesset efforts to save Amona

Knesset committee to discuss two bills for preventing destruction of Amona. Liberman also trying to save community with law from 1950.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/15/2016, 1:57 PM

Liberman's son donates to Azariya's legal fund

'What he did was wrong,' says Defense Minister's son, 'but it's immoral to send him to jail for it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2016, 6:22 PM

'Jews shouldn't donate to anti-Zionist causes'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman meets with Jewish philanthropists to discuss efforts to combat BDS movement in Israel and worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2016, 9:45 PM

'Terrorist youth' were planning attacks

'Al-Harakat al-Shababi' organization outlawed after investigation turns up Iran-directed plans to perpetrate terror attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2016, 8:14 PM

Liberman: We must cut off the snake's head

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman pledges to combat terror wave actively, at visit to family of Rabbi Michael Mark, murdered last Friday.Eliran Aharon, 7/6/2016, 1:06 PM

Netanyahu visits room where 13-year-old murdered

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu pays condolence visit to family of Hallel Ariel in Kiryat Arba on Friday; mother urges him to act.Shai Landesman, 7/3/2016, 5:31 PM

Liberman to Bennett: Stop asking so many questions

Drama in Cabinet meeting; Defense Minister, angry at Bennett's critical questions, tells officers to stop answering him.Shai Landesman, 7/3/2016, 1:54 PM

Joint List demands: Investigate Liberman

Joint List chairman Ayman Odeh demands Attorney General probe Defense Minister's comments on MK Hanin Zoabi.Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2016, 5:12 AM

Defense Minister slams 'terrorist' Zoabi

'Our soldiers will continue to fight terrorists on land, sea, and air - including MKs sailing in flotillas'.Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2016, 10:30 PM

Top cabinet members oppose Turkey agreement

Senior minister bashes PM over Turkey deal; Liberman expected to oppose compensation fund for Turks.David Rosenberg, 6/27/2016, 5:43 PM

Liberman makes low-key visit to Pentagon

Pentagon says Liberman and US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter 'had a good conversation,' but offers no further details.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2016, 11:03 PM

Liberman expresses support for Azariya's commander

Defense Minister clarifies he backs commander threatened on social media after testifying against soldier Elor Azariya.Ido Ben Porat, 6/20/2016, 12:16 AM

Will Liberman appease the Obama administration?

Israeli defense minister in the United States for first official visit since taking office - and he's got his work cut out for him.Nitsan Keidar, 6/19/2016, 8:16 AM

Herzog mocks 'Batman Bennett', 'Popeye Liberman'

'The government is now entirely right-wing,' says Herzog, 'you can't blame us on the left anymore'.David Rosenberg, 6/16/2016, 10:18 AM

‘Kill hope for Palestinian state’

Minister Ariel says decision to hold on to terrorists’ bodies is good but not enough.Ido Ben Porat, 6/9/2016, 9:49 PM

Liberman: No returning terrorists’ bodies

Defense Minister tells IDF to stop handing over dead terrorists to the PA for burial. A cemetery for terrorists is being planned.Hezki Baruch, 6/9/2016, 6:26 PM

IDF to send hundreds more troops to Judea-Samaria

In response to deadly Tel Aviv shooting, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman tells reporters he doesn't intend to 'make do with words.'Ari Soffer, 6/9/2016, 1:45 PM

Netanyahu: Cruelty and murder in the Tel Aviv

Netanyahu, Liberman and Erdan visit the site of Tel Aviv attack, vow to restore security.Elad Benari, 6/9/2016, 2:40 AM

'We thought Liberman was really right-wing'

Chair of Constitution Committee worried by Netanyahu, Liberman's declarations of support for two-state solution.Benny Toker, 6/8/2016, 8:21 PM

Father demands Liberman cancel son's detention

Father of 15-year-old who received administrative orders appeals to new Defense Minister for compassion.Menachem Schwartz, 6/8/2016, 8:09 PM

Bennett: We won't let the gov't swing to the left

Jewish Home chief warns national-religious against passivity. 'When we were quiet they gave away Hevron.'Shimon Cohen, 6/8/2016, 5:49 PM