Israel Aircraft Industries CEO appointment approved

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman 'confident Nimrod Sheffer will lead IAI professionally and creatively to challenges of tomorrow.'Ido Ben Porat, 9/5/2018, 10:55 AM

Feminist fury: Humorous video arouses wrath

Video released by Defense Minister ahead of Rosh Hashanah provokes anger by women's organizations who claim he humiliated women.Mordechai Sones, 9/5/2018, 1:12 AM

Watch: Israel spoofs Sacha Baron Cohen's Israeli persona

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman spoofs British Jewish comedian's parody of Israeli counter-terror expert with his real-life inspiration.David Rosenberg, 9/4/2018, 2:14 PM

'We'll face every threat - in the south and the north'

DM participates in outstanding officer and NCO ceremony in honor of Rosh Hashana; 'No accident IDF considered one of best armies in world.'Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2018, 9:58 PM

'No ruling out Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Iraq'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman says Israel retains freedom to act to defend itself against Iranian aggression anywhere.AFP, 9/3/2018, 6:49 PM

Lapid: Changes to Draft Law 'treasonous'

Yesh Atid leader says Defense Minister Liberman cannot face the public if he agrees to reported haredi changes to Draft Law.Gary Willig, 8/30/2018, 7:43 PM

'We will maintain Israeli interests in Syria'

DM tours border to assess progress of fortification plan. 'With all due respect for all the agreements - we are not bound by them.'Kobi Finkler, 8/30/2018, 2:40 PM

Liberman: I have chosen the next chief of staff

"In military meetings I hear too many phrases like 'political arena' and 'legal implications.' The most important thing for me is victory."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 8:51 AM

IDF's offensive capabilities get big boost with missile purchase

Defense Ministry signs agreement to provide IDF with advanced rockets, missiles, costing hundreds of millions of shekels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 12:41 PM

'Liberman, bring back the boys'

MK Oren Hazan criticizes Defense Minister over failure to bring back bodies of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.Yoni Kempinski, 8/27/2018, 2:06 AM

Liberman to reopen Erez Crossing

Defense Minister announces reopening of of crossing from Gaza to Israel 'given calm along the border.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 10:50 PM

Right wing ministers trade barbs over Gaza "arrangement"

Jewish Home chief Bennett takes swipe at Defense Minister Liberman after the latter distances himself from 'arrangement' with Hamas.Arutz Sheva, 8/24/2018, 4:00 PM

'Liberman, have the soldiers' backs'

National Union Secretary-General asks defense minister to end investigation into shooting of 2 Gaza rioters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2018, 9:52 PM

'There's only one arrangement - the reality on the ground'

'Economic stability in Gaza brings quiet,' says Liberman, adding that return of prisoners is a necessary condition for agreement with Hamas.Ido Ben Porat, 8/21/2018, 1:21 PM

Hamas chief touts expected deal with Israel

Ismail Haniyeh hails expected ceasefire with Israel as a triumph, tells Gazans Israeli security restrictions will be lifted.Dalit Halevy, 8/21/2018, 9:59 AM

Liberman: Abbas trying to torpedo Gaza agreement

Defense Minister says PA chairman deliberately trying to drag Israel into a confrontation with Hamas.Elad Benari, 8/21/2018, 4:14 AM

'You gave us space to maneuver against our enemies'

US National Security Adviser John Bolton, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman meet, discuss security threats throughout the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2018, 4:12 PM

'We must not surrender: We must uproot Hamas'

Education Minister says ceasefire a bad move, calls to destroy Hamas' military capabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 6:50 PM

Why did Israel's Defense Minister close Erez Crossing?

Statement from Defense Ministry explains decision to close Gaza crossing.Uzi Baruch, 8/19/2018, 10:58 AM

Bennett: Caving in to Hamas will lead to war

Education Minister Bennett slams Defense Minister Liberman's willingness to cave to Hamas, says it will lead to conflict on Hamas' terms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 8:41 AM

Liberman gives PA an unusual gesture

Letters and parcels sent from Jordan to PA in last eight years released by Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 8/17/2018, 1:03 AM

Bennett attacks Liberman: 'Gaza deal tailwind for terrorism'

Bennet continues assault on Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and reported cease fire with Hamas. 'Hamas shoots rockets and Israel folds.'Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2018, 8:24 PM

Defense Ministry will allow yeshiva students to fly to Uman

Following pressure from haredi parties, Defense Minisrry waives ban on overseas flights for haredim avoiding IDF service.Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2018, 10:19 PM

Liberman tries to explain

After his gestures to Hamas, Defense Minister insists there is no agreement with the terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 8/16/2018, 12:04 AM

Liberman increases fuel supply to Gaza

Defense Minister to increase Gaza's access to electricity after reopening Kerem Shalom CVrossing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 8:58 PM

'If Liberman can't do it, he should go home'

MKs Smotrich and Forer debate current Hamas policy. 'If Liberman wanted guarantees he shouldn't have sought to be defense minister.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 4:52 PM

Defense Minister: Haredi demands are just an excuse

Defense Minister Liberman urges haredi parties to allow Draft Law to pass, says they have nothing to gain from early elections.Michal Levi, 8/15/2018, 11:08 AM

It's official: Kerem Shalom crossing to reopen

Liberman decides to reopen Kerem Shalom crossing following several days of quiet along the Gaza border.Kobi Finkler, 8/15/2018, 6:19 AM

Liberman grants concessions to Gaza

Defense Minister to re-open Kerem Shalom Crossing, expand Gaza fishing zone after 2 days with no terror attacks from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 8:45 PM

'Restraint and silence encourage terrorism'

Education Minister slams cease-fire with Hamas, says Hamas must return prisoners and disarm in exchange for rehabilitation of Gaza.Uzi Baruch, 8/13/2018, 4:47 PM

Defense Minister: Hamas suffered 168 deaths, over 4,000 injured

Defense Minister Liberman says security policy is responsible, does not answer to headlines, public opinion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 12:01 PM

Bereaved father: 'We'll sit on fence' to stop Golan as IDF Chief

“It drives us crazy that someone like this would be the IDF Chief of Staff, say bereaved father, Herzl Hajaj about Major General Yair Golan.Jonathan Benedek, 8/13/2018, 3:02 PM

'Confusion, shock and pain' with campaign against Major General

A former commander responds to a campaign against the appointment of Major General Yair Golan as chief of staff.Jonathan Benedek, 8/13/2018, 11:20 AM

Clash in Cabinet: Why didn't you assassinate Haniyeh?

Transportation Minister demands Defense Minister Liberman explain why promise to kill Hamas leader unfulfilled after rocket barrage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2018, 9:36 PM

Anger in south over ceasefire

Leaders of communities beset by Hamas rockets slam government for ceasefire instead of putting a final end to Hamas terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2018, 12:32 PM

Smotrich: Liberman the weakest defense minister

Jewish Home MK slams DF Liberman for reaching ceasefire dealing crippling blow to Hamas after massive rocket barrage/Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2018, 10:59 AM

Gaza - Liberman gets an 'F'

Liberman’s appointment as Defense Minister ignited expectations of a qualitatively different approach to that of his predecessor—one discernibly more robust and resolute. Sadly, this was not to be.Dr. Martin Sherman, 8/10/2018, 7:40 AM

Liberman: Iran spreads terror on European soil

Defense Minister Liberman says support for the Iranian regime spreads terror in Europe.Uzi Baruch, 8/7/2018, 12:58 PM

DM wishes Sacha Baron Cohen would impersonate Ayatollah

'Europe works to save Iranian economy and Ayatollah regime, responsible for terrorist attacks and attempted attacks on European soil.'Mordechai Sones, 8/6/2018, 10:33 PM

Liberman: Trump will be remembered for generations

Defense Minister praises re-imposition of US sanctions on Iran, which go into effect tonight.Gary Willig, 8/6/2018, 4:00 PM

Gaza sea barrier unveiled

Defense Ministry publicizes first photos of new sea barrier, promises to protect Israel 'when we need strength and when we need wisdom.'Ido Ben Porat, 8/5/2018, 5:02 PM

Military boarding school in Ohr Etzion will not be closed

Education, defense ministers reach agreement to save religious pre-military academy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 9:48 PM

Education Minister: The story with the children is an excuse

Education Minister Bennett demands terrorists be eliminated, says most of those sending incendiary kites, balloons, into Israel are adults.Hezki Baruch, 8/2/2018, 2:51 PM

DM: Hamas using children to send incendiary kites

Defense Minister Liberman explains decision to close Gaza crossing, says Hamas uses children to send incendiary balloons into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 1:38 PM

DM sets three conditions for Israel's non-involvement in Syria

Defense Minister Liberman warns Lebanon, Hezbollah, not to try Israel, sets conditions for Israel's continued non-involvement in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 12:58 PM

Liberman bans fuel shipments to Gaza

Defense Minister bans entry of gas and fuel into Gaza as long as arson terrorism against the south continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 10:37 PM

Netanyahu: Iran will face global coalition if it blocks Red Sea

PM, Defense Minister warn Iran not to blockade Bab al-Mandab Strait or attack Israeli vessels.Gary Willig, 8/1/2018, 9:36 PM

Liberman and Gabbay trade barbs on Twitter

After Defense Minister wonders why people are leaving the Labor party, its chairman fires back.Elad Benari, 8/1/2018, 4:08 AM

Defense Minister to wounded soldier: We will reach the terrorist

Minister Liberman visits officer Bar Vaknin, wounded last week by Gaza sniper, at hospital. 'In the end, the IDF reaches everyone.'Hezki Baruch, 7/29/2018, 1:54 PM

Liberman: sirens in Israel mean "very strong" sirens in Gaza

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visits community near Gaza and expresses hopes for a weekend without "Color Red" sirens.Guy Cohen, 7/27/2018, 7:21 PM

Liberman: 400 housing unit in Adam in response to attack

Defense Minister says response to deadly stabbing attack should be more building in Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2018, 10:08 AM

Liberman: Winter a quality and experienced officer

Defense Minister praises officer who read 'Shema' to his troops after appointing him to be his military secretary.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 6:01 PM

IDF commander who invoked G-d appointed DM's military secretary

Liberman appoints Ofer Winter, who was media target during 'Protective Edge,' when he invoked 'G-d of Israel' to soldiers heading to battle.Uzi Baruch, 7/25/2018, 3:48 PM

DM: Terrorist who slaughters a family shouldn't go home

Diplomatic-Security Cabinet discusses bill to sentence terrorists to death.Ido Ben Porat, 7/25/2018, 10:20 AM

Liberman to Gazans: The choice is in your hands

Defense Minister addresses Gaza residents, says they must choose new leadership willing to live in peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 5:40 PM

Border crossing with Gaza to partially reopen

Defense Minister Liberman says crossing will return to full activity when no more incendiary kites and balloons are launched.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 11:24 AM

War in Gaza? Defense Minister asks four crucial questions

Defense Minister Liberman: Israel did everything possible to prevent Gaza war, anything that happens from now on is Hamas' responsibility.Ido Ben Porat, 7/23/2018, 1:23 PM