Will cabinet approve massive building plan for PA cities?

Ministers to decide on 'Qalqiliya Plan' to cede Israeli-controlled land to PA cities, permit massive expansion of PA city near 'Green Line'.David Rosenberg, 7/11/2017, 12:28 PM

Bennett saves religious Zionist yeshiva high school

Heavy pressure exerted by Education Minister leads to meeting in which decades-old yeshiva high is saved from Defense Ministry closure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2017, 3:48 PM

'The Defense Ministry is changing the face of the south'

Defense Minister visits Negev factory used for production of military equipment, including tanks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2017, 4:58 PM

Liberman: No breakthrough with Hamas

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman denies reports of progress with Hamas over a possible prisoner exchange.AFP, 7/9/2017, 4:33 PM

Nationalist activists protest outside Liberman's home

Right-wing activists demand Defense Minister cancel administrative orders against "hilltop youth".Orli Harari, 7/9/2017, 6:00 AM

Defense Minister: UNESCO is politically biased and anti-Semitic

Defense Minister Liberman says UNESCO's decision is irrelevant, calls on US to pull funding to UNESCO.Chana Roberts, 7/7/2017, 1:48 PM

Authorities stop Arabs from building illegal settlement

Civil Authority catches Arabs red-handed attempting to build an illegal settlement near Kedar.Ido Ben Porat, 7/7/2017, 1:13 PM

Will Liberman allow Ohr Etzion IDF yeshiva to remain open?

Defense Minister meets Rosh Yeshiva of pre-military yeshiva slated for closure after Defense Ministry decides to end funding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 11:57 AM

Liberman: Attacks on haredi officer 'unbearable'

Defense Minister meets officer threatened by haredi radicals, says Israel must put those responsible for harassment campaign in jail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2017, 9:55 PM

'If they interfere with peace and security, we will be mad

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman puts Syria on serious notice following recent artillery leakage; 'I recommend they not test us.'Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2017, 6:05 PM

Liberman: We will respond harshly to any 'spillover'

Defense Minister says Israel will not accept Iranian role in Syria following defeat of ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2017, 6:07 PM

Ya'alon blasts government ministers

Former Defense Minister criticizes Galant who called for the elimination of Assad, blasts Liberman over calls to destroy Hamas.Ido Ben Porat, 6/30/2017, 5:06 AM

'Liberman ignoring illegal Arab towns around Jerusalem'

Jerusalem Belt Forum blasts Defense Minister, says little being done to halt expansion of illegal Arab settlements in Jerusalem area.Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2017, 9:29 PM

'Not one refugee will cross the Jordan'

Education Minister attacks idea to allow descendants of Arab refugees to settle Judea and Samaria, says they won't stop at Israeli border.Shimon Cohen, 6/26/2017, 1:16 AM

'Nullifying Western Wall decision an attack on Jewish unity'

Defense Minister blasts government's decision to shelve plan to establish Reform prayer area at Western Wall. 'Come back to your senses'.Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2017, 5:04 PM

Netanyahu: We will respond with force to any missiles from Syria

Israeli PM emphasizes that Israel 'will not tolerate' any missiles fired into its territory.Nitsan Keidar, 6/25/2017, 12:14 AM

WATCH: IDF retaliates for Syria spillover

Israel's Air Force aims at Syrian military targets responsible for spillover into Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2017, 9:31 PM

Liberman: Allow 'Palestinian refugees' to live in PA areas

Defense Minister suggests “Palestinian refugees” could be allowed to return to Judea and Samaria. Bennett: We will not allow it.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/23/2017, 8:44 PM

Is Abbas trying to drag Israel into a war against Hamas?

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 News.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2017, 1:13 AM

'Someone here was either misled - or is misleading others'

Elkin: The cabinet never approved 14,000 units in Qalqiliya. 'It's unclear why the Defense Minister is so eager to carry out this plan.'Hezki Baruch, 6/20/2017, 8:10 AM

Liberman: Artificial island near Gaza - reward to terrorism

Defense Minister rejects initiative to set up artificial island opposite Gaza, says it would result in weapons being smuggled into Gaza.Ido Ben Porat, 6/16/2017, 12:03 AM

Liberman supports closing Al-Jazeera

Defense Minister says there's no reason for Al-Jazeera to continue to transmit from Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 3:39 AM

Liberman: Bennett and Shaked's statement is surprising

Defense Minister rejects Jewish Home's criticism of plan to build in Qalqiliya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 12:05 AM

Israel: PA never stopped paying terrorists

Israeli officials contradict US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said the PA agreed to stop payments to terrorists.JTA, 6/14/2017, 6:45 PM

Liberman: No more firing at the sand in Gaza

Defense Minister says IDF will respond will full force to any provocation from Hamas terrorists in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2017, 3:56 PM

'Liberman is helping to found a Palestinian state'

Forum launches campaign to pressure Defense Minister into destroying illegal and dangerous Arab homes along Highway 1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2017, 11:02 AM

'Defense Minister's numbers are wrong'

Samaria leader Yossi Dagan says Liberman's numbers are wrong, insists government stop de facto building freeze.Ido Ben Porat, 6/11/2017, 12:08 PM

'We have approved the maximum possible'

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman claims building permits issued in Judea and Samaria are maximum that can be approved in current era.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2017, 11:25 AM

Defense Minister: We won't re-conquer Gaza in the next war

Defense Minister Liberman says PM Netanyahu won't be indicted, Israel is closer than ever to diplomatic solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2017, 11:49 PM

Is there real chance to renew the peace process?

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 News.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2017, 1:15 AM

'We're closer than ever to a peace agreement'

Defense Minister Liberman claims Israel closer than ever to final status agreement, says PM 'going to great efforts' to reach a deal.Reut Hadar, 6/8/2017, 9:33 PM

'Relations can be improved - regardless of the Palestinians'

Defense Min. says attempts to renew political talks with PA should not be linked to desire to strengthen ties with Arab states.Mordechai Sones, 6/5/2017, 6:34 PM

Series of Ramadan concessions to PA and Gaza Arabs

Judea and Samaria Arabs to have greater freedom to enter Israel to visit family, Ben Gurion Airport. Gazans allowed visit Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2017, 9:47 AM

Minefield turned pasture

The Regavim movement documents Palestinian Arabs grazing cows in an IDF minefield in Jordan ValleyYoel Domb, 5/24/2017, 4:47 PM

Liberman slams US-Saudi Arabia arms deal

Defense Minister says he's 'not comfortable' with Middle East arms race, says Israel and US share intelligence 'like never before.'Arutz Sheva Staff , 5/24/2017, 9:40 AM

'End the plots and the incitement'

Defense Minister calls reports of closing of pre-military yeshiva 'incitement' and an attempt to score political points at IDF's expense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2017, 3:52 PM

Liberman: Arab MKs belong in the Palestinian parliament

Defense Minister blasts Joint List MKs for their continuous anti-Israel activities and statements.Hezki Baruch, 5/10/2017, 6:02 AM

Liberman: We are open to any proposal from Trump Administration

Defense Minister eulogizes Rabbi Benny Elon, says Israel ready to accept any peace plan from the Trump Administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2017, 3:37 PM

Shaked: Since we came, the government learned how to govern

Jewish Home party leader attacks Likud, says 'for dozens of years, they were in charge, but were afraid to govern.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2017, 9:08 PM

Liberman: Ya'alon is 'frustrated and bitter'

Defense Minister blasts his predecessor who criticized his remarks on North Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 5:37 AM

'We need the Jews around the world'

Defense Minister: Traditional anti-Semitism has been replaced by anti-Israelism. The two are exactly the same.Nitsan Keidar, 5/4/2017, 12:34 AM

Former Defense Minister: Maybe you can just shut up

Moshe Ya'alon slams Defense Minister's North Korea statement, says Netanyahu needs to take charge of his ministers.Arutz Sheva Staff , 4/30/2017, 8:59 AM

'Liberman worries me, he's blurting out platitudes'

Former Defense Minister says PM should not have bought submarines, current Defense Minister has 'no patience' for security cabinet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2017, 10:58 PM

'Israel will receive a merciless, thousand-fold punishment'

North Korea threatens Israel with 'thousand-fold punishment' after Defense Minister Liberman calls Kim Jong-un a 'madman.'Chana Roberts, 4/29/2017, 8:54 PM

Rabbi Haim Druckman slams Liberman over yeshiva closure

Rabbi says non-religious army preparatory programs to be allowed to remain while yeshiva will be forced to close is discrimination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 9:55 PM

'We will not allow Iranian forces and Hezbollah on Golan border'

Defense Minister Liberman meets with Russian Defense and Foreign Ministers, says military coordination between two countries is 'effective.'Nitzan Keidar, 4/26/2017, 8:31 PM

'Liberman abusing Eli yeshiva'

Jewish Home officials say Defense Minister seeking to harm yeshiva where rabbi made controversial statements while Bennett is in Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 5:21 PM

'Zero tolerance for violence against IDF soldiers'

Defense Minister Liberman says attacks on security forces unacceptable, promises to prosecute perpetrators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 1:22 PM

Liberman justifies High Court decision

Defense Minister Liberman welcomes High Court decision to allow limited opening of supermarkets on Sabbath in Tel Aviv.Mordechai Sones, 4/20/2017, 12:24 PM

Severely injured in Gaza, died in Vietnam

Reserve Colonel Pinhas "Pinki" Zuartz, who lost his foot in a Gaza operation, dies during trip to Vietnam.Hagai Huberman, 4/15/2017, 11:07 PM

'Hypocrisy and double standards against Israel'

Defense Minister Liberman slams lack of international concern over assassinations and executions of Arabs when Israel cannot be blamed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2017, 3:52 PM

Disagreement in cabinet: Should Israel absorb Syrians?

Two ministers express support for increased humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees, but defense ministry staunchly opposed.Nitsan Keidar, 4/9/2017, 11:55 AM

'The terrorist raised his hands, knowing they wouldn't shoot'

Family of soldier murdered near Ofra meets with Defense Minister, says terrorist knew that he wouldn’t die as a result of Azariya trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 9:31 AM

'The chemical weapons attack was carried out at Assad's bidding'

Defense Minister is '100% certain' that Assad gave the order for the shocking massacre in Syria's Idlib. He slams the world's weak response.Orli Harari, 4/6/2017, 7:44 AM

Yamam counter-terrorism unit source of pride and strength

Ministers Liberman, Erdan, Inspector General Alshich, visit special counter-terrorism unit base: 'We're ready: Any time, place, scenario.'Mordechai Sones, 4/4/2017, 5:32 PM

Hamas: The 'Zionists' murdered Faqha

Hamas rejects Liberman's assertion that the terror group was behind the elimination of its senior member.Elad Benari, 4/3/2017, 12:07 AM

'Hamas is known for its internal conflicts'

Defense Minister Liberman says Hamas should search for leader's killer among its own members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2017, 1:11 PM