Liberman: Nobody wants elections

Defense Minister Liberman referred to coalition crisis and to Eli academy ultimatum in a Yisrael Beitenu faction meeting.Yoel Domb, 3/20/2017, 4:42 PM

'Israel doesn't need new elections'

Defense Minister visits army base, speaks of importance of IDF diversity, says new elections 'last thing Israel needs.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/19/2017, 10:39 AM

PA furious over terrorist designation

PA chairman: Decision to designate Palestinian National Fund a terrorist organization is against the Oslo Accords.Dalit Halevi, 3/17/2017, 6:12 AM

Liberman: Palestinian National Fund a terrorist organization

Organization used by PA to pay salaries to terrorists in prison declared a terrorist organization.Gary Willig, 3/16/2017, 6:15 PM

Liberman: Bennett acting out of narrow political considerations

Defense Minister says Naftali Bennett acting against interest of pre-military school by defending rabbinic leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2017, 5:12 PM

Likud Minister: Bennett trying to gain political capital

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely attacks Education Minister: 'Shame such an important subject became a populist and political debate.'Mordechai Sones, 3/16/2017, 4:32 PM

Army prep school head: We won't succumb to this dictatorship

Head of IDF prep school in Eli, Rabbi Eli Sadan, tells students: Defense Ministry was advised Rabbi Yigal Levenstein will not be leaving.Mordechai Sones, 3/16/2017, 3:29 PM

'Commissar Liberman, let the rabbis do their job'

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) responds sharply to Defense Minister's demand that Rabbi Levinstein resign from Eli leadership.Hezky Baruch, 3/15/2017, 5:47 PM

'Liberman is an immigrant from Moldova, Arabs own the land'

Arab parties fume at Liberman's Facebook post placing Arab MKs in new Palestinian Authority state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 12:54 PM

'Peace will come when we swap lands and populations'

Defense Minister says Israel needs to restart negotiations, supports two-state solution.Hezki Baruch, 3/13/2017, 12:35 PM

Liberman to Tillerson: UNHRC degrades Israel

Israeli Defense Minister asks Secretary of State to reconsider American policy towards UNHRC and UNRWA.Nitsan Keidar, 3/9/2017, 12:07 AM

'Eliminate Haniyeh before you close Eli academy'

Naftali Bennett rejected Defense Minister Liberman's demand to stop funding Eli academy.Hezky Baruch, 3/8/2017, 10:32 PM

PM's office: Building freeze report is false

PM's office strongly denies Arutz Sheva report that Netanyahu instructed a freeze on thousands units in Yesha he had approved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2017, 4:38 PM

Liberman to Pence: We're waiting for the embassy move

Israeli Defense Minister meets Mike Pence, talks about anti-Semitism, Iran, and expected US Embassy move.Nitsan Keidar, 3/8/2017, 7:08 AM

'We need an active America in our region'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman meets Defense Secretary James Mattis. The two discuss regional issues and U.S. involvement in the region.Nitsan Keidar, 3/7/2017, 11:27 PM

Elkin: Declaring sovereignty now would be a mistake

Likud Minister defends Defense Minister Liberman for stating that annexation would lead to crisis with the US.Yoel Domb, 3/7/2017, 9:21 AM

'Lebanese army is Hezbollah unit'

Defense Minister Liberman presents new data on Syrian/Lebanese theater in briefing to Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2017, 6:59 PM

Liberman to meet with US officials in Washington

Defense Minister announces trip to DC tonight to meet with US officials about shared security challenges.JTA, 3/6/2017, 5:37 PM

'Liberman harming the Right'

MK Mickey Zohar rebuts DM denunciation of Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria at Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2017, 4:51 PM

Women in Green: Defense Minister mistaken and misleading

Women in Green say there is no reason not to annex Judea and Samaria, US has bigger things to worry about.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2017, 2:49 PM

'Stop trying to intimidate us on annexation'

Land of Israel Lobby hits back at Liberman claims Trump administration warned Israel against annexation.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2017, 2:03 PM

Hotovely: Enough of Liberman's scare tactics

Deputy Foreign Minister blasts Defense Minister's warning against annexation of parts of Judea and Samaria, accuses him of intimidation.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2017, 12:56 PM

'US warned us not to annex Judea and Samaria'

Defense Minister warns right-wing parties push for annexation of Judea and Samaria will bring an immediate crisis with US.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2017, 10:47 AM

Liberman: UNHRC 'the Council of Hatred of Israel'

Israeli politicians blast UNHRC over its criticism of the sentencing of soldier Elor Azariya.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/24/2017, 8:26 PM

Defense Minister: Golani exercise our response to all threats

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visits Golani brigade exercise comprised of engineers, tanks, artillery.Shlomo Pietrekovski, 2/21/2017, 6:58 PM

'We need to separate from the Palestinians inside pre-67 Israel'

'Why should Arabs in Umm Al-Fahm, who identify as Palestinians, continue to be citizens of Israel?', asks Defense Minister Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 10:26 AM

'Two-state solution is not on the agenda'

Minister Yisrael Katz opposes Liberman's statement that there is no alternative to the two-state solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 5:14 AM

Liberman: My goal is a Palestinian state

Israeli Defense Minister says 'biggest problem' with two-state-solution is demographics, Tzipi Livni says anti-Semitism 'saddens' her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 12:20 PM

'We can't build without coordinating with the U.S.'

Defense Minister warns urges all those talking about annexation to "calm down".Elad Benari, Canada, 2/17/2017, 11:17 PM

Hamas to Liberman: Thanks, but no thanks

Hamas leader rejects Liberman’s offer for airport, seaport, and industrial zone in Gaza if Hamas stops tunnels and rocket fire.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/17/2017, 10:43 PM

Liberman and Iranian FM to share stage in Munich

Israeli Defense Minister to share stage with Iran's Foreign Minister at Munich Security Conference. They are not expected to interact.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/17/2017, 10:10 PM

Liberman: The three main problems are Iran, Iran, Iran

Defense Minister Liberman meets Secretary of Defense James Mattis to discuss a range of defense-related issues.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/17/2017, 8:21 PM

Liberman offers Hamas airport, seaport in exchange for quiet

Defense Minister says Israel willing to build international airport, seaport, industrial zone in Gaza if Hamas ends tunnels, rocket fire.Uzi Baruch, 2/16/2017, 7:43 PM

'Jewish Home has no option of leaving the coalition'

Defense Minister Liberman talks about the Netanyahu-Trump talks in Washington. 'Their body language indicated chemistry and trust.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2017, 12:46 PM

Liberman: 'If war is forced on us, IDF knows how to win'

Defense minister Liberman spoke at the annual memorial ceremony for 73 soldiers who died in helicopter disaster.Yoel Domb, 2/15/2017, 6:34 PM

'The Chief of Staff is more appreciated than I am'

Cabinet approves extending Gadi Eizenkot's term for additional year, Netanyahu says public appreciates Eizenkot more than the government.Hezki Baruch, 2/12/2017, 1:08 PM

Liberman to cancel army deferrals for haredi demonstrators?

Defense Minister Avidgor Liberman intends to stop budgetary allocations for haredim who demonstrate against army enlistment.Yoni Kempinski, 2/8/2017, 5:26 PM

Liberman: 'You can accomplish anything you set your mind to'

Liberman attends Russian Birthright event, tells participants he's 'excited' they came to visit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2017, 11:03 AM

Aryeh Eldad: 'Rotten Policeman' award to Erdan and Liberman

Former National Union member Aryeh Eldad lashes out at Liberman and Erdan for acting like 'clerks who fulfill instructions'.Yoel Domb, 2/2/2017, 9:03 AM

Liberman orders: Destroy Amona agricultural land

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman instructs security forces to uproot agricultural areas adjacent to Amona.Uzi Baruch, 2/1/2017, 3:24 PM

3,000 new homes approved in Judea and Samaria

Liberman and Netanyahu announce the construction of more than 3,000 new housing units in Judea and Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 1/31/2017, 11:25 PM

Liberman: Supreme Court will "100% certainly" disqualify law

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said his party would support Regulation Law but he is "100% certain" that Supreme Court will disqualify itHezki Baruch, 1/30/2017, 3:49 PM

IDF Workers against separating Army Radio from IDF

Worker's organization opposes separating Army Radio from army: 'Fatal blow to station's journalists and workers; liable to cause closure.'Shlomo Pietrikovski, 1/24/2017, 8:56 PM

Liberman: Serious mistakes were made

Liberman sent letter to soldier Elor Azariya's attorneys: 'As DM I feel like most citizens of Israel: uncomfortable with verdict.'Uzi Baruch, 1/24/2017, 8:33 PM

Army Radio to be moved from IDF control to Defense Ministry

Military radio station was until now unit within IDF; following Liberman's decision will become support department in Defense Ministry.Shlomo Pietrikovski, 1/24/2017, 7:16 PM

2,500 housing units approved for Judea and Samaria

2,500 housing units approved days after Trump inauguration, mostly in large blocsArutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 3:53 PM

Liberman: 'No chance' of bilateral agreement with PA

Defense Minister calls for regional anti-terror coalition that would include moderate Arab countries and Israel.Hezki Baruch, 1/23/2017, 3:36 AM

Initiative: Lawsuits against those harassing IDF recruits

Defense Ministry initiates free legal aid to haredi soldiers to redress harassment they suffer because of being drafted.Kobi Finkler, 1/19/2017, 1:02 PM

Liberman: Words don't bring an indictment

Avigdor Liberman referred to allegations against the Prime Minister and said that 'words don't bring an indictment.'Yoel Domb, 1/18/2017, 10:43 PM

Eizenkot's term as Chief of Staff extended by another year

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman decides to extend the appointment of Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot by another year.Yoel Domb, 1/18/2017, 8:11 PM

Defense Minister visits haredi soldiers, backs Kfir commander

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visited soldiers from haredi army battalion and commended Kfir commander Gai Hazut for his leadership.Yoel Domb, 1/17/2017, 4:34 PM

Liberman to Azariya's lawyer: Calm everyone down

Israel's Defense Minister says media attention harms Elor Azariya, issue was mishandled.Shimon Cohen, 1/15/2017, 8:22 AM

PM: Great creativity and innovation in fight against terror

PM and Defense Minister visit security command in Judea and Samaria, learn about IDF's counter-terrorism methods.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2017, 3:46 PM

Liberman's advice to Elor Azariya: Don't appeal

Defense Minister says no link between Azariya trial and soldier conduct at yesterday's attack, calls on Azariya not to appeal verdict.Hezki Baruch, 1/9/2017, 3:50 PM

Liberman: Talks about annexation aren't helpful

Defense Minister criticizes calls by Naftali Bennett to annex Maaleh Adumim, saying they do not help Israel.Elad Benari, 1/4/2017, 3:04 AM

'Harassment of haredi soldiers is like idolatry'

Defense Minister lauds haredi soldiers, says those seeking to shame or harass them acting against Jewish values.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2017, 8:56 PM

Security Cabinet approves plan to return missing soldiers

Security Cabinet to pursue return of missing soldiers and civilians from Gaza - without return bodies of Hamas terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2017, 8:28 PM