IDF relocates to the Negev: 'A national project'

Defense Minister: 'Military Intelligence is a national asset and its transfer to the south is a national project."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2017, 5:46 PM

'We have to stop discussing Elor Azariya'

Defense Minister Liberman says he and IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot respect each other but don't agree on whether to pardon convicted soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2017, 2:21 PM

Gabbay: When we have 30 seats, everyone will want to join

Zionist Union chairman responds to Kahlon and Liberman, who both ruled out being part of a left-wing government.Elad Benari, 11/6/2017, 4:34 AM

Liberman to President: Pardon Azariya

Defense Minister asks President Rivlin to 'consider public interest in this unique case, and the need to heal rifts in society.'Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2017, 12:06 PM

Kulanu, Yisrael Beytenu, won't join left-wing government

Finance Minister Kahlon says he's 'part of the nationalist camp,' won't sit with a leading party which opposes a united Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 11/4/2017, 10:39 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Liberman’ pointless new home demolition plan

For its long term survival and security Israel needs strategic coherence, not haphazard tactical machoism.Dr. Martin Sherman, 11/3/2017, 8:41 AM

Hazan on destruction of tunnels: Foolish slip of the tongue

MK Oren Hazan says IDF stating that deaths of Hamas, Islamic Jihad terrorists were unintentional makes light of intelligence success.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 4:08 PM

'Israel will not apologize for killing terrorists'

Education Minister unaffected by criticism of his response to death of Hamas, Islamic Jihad terrorists in destruction of terror tunnels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/31/2017, 3:25 PM

Islamic Jihad: Bombing of terror tunnels 'dangerous escalation'

Terror group responds to destruction of its tunnels into Israel in which eight terrorists were killed using Israeli breakthrough.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2017, 6:41 PM

'Supreme Court's decision is anti-religious'

Health Minister slams Chief Justice's final ruling, allowing businesses to open on Shabbat. 'Rights of thousands of workers trampled.'Chana Roberts, 10/26/2017, 1:04 PM

'We will not hesitate to prevent Iran's stranglehold'

Defense Minister speaks with graduates of officer training course about the varied Iranian efforts to ensnare Israel in a 'stranglehold.'Tal Polon, 10/25/2017, 7:19 PM

Liberman demands immediate release of Elor Azariya

DM says Hezbollah is responsible for rocket fire that exploded in Israel last Saturday. 'They're trying to drag us into fighting in Syria.'Mordechai Sones, 10/23/2017, 6:10 PM

Liberman promotes bill to shut down Eli yeshiva

Law would enable closing of Eli pre-army yeshiva due to rabbi's comments opposing combat service for religious girls.Tzvi Lev, 10/22/2017, 9:24 AM

'I suggest that no one test our patience'

Defense Minister meet U.S. Defense Secretary, says Israel has clear red line when it comes to its security.Elad Benari, 10/19/2017, 11:27 PM

Jewish National Fund to finance Israel's security?

PM, Defense Minister reportedly ask JNF, other organizations, to help fill large gap in defense budget.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2017, 10:56 PM

'There is no funding for settlements' security'

Defense Minister says no budget currently exists for necessary security plans, but says solution will be found.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2017, 4:52 PM

Where will the money for Liberman's defense plan come from?

Defense Ministry proposes new package to protect communities from terrorists and improve road safety. The problem-there is no funding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2017, 9:31 PM

'Hevron is the pillar of our existence'

Defense Minister praises approval of 31 new housing units in Hevron as 'the realization of the Zionist vision.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2017, 6:00 PM

'European leadership prefers to bury its head in the sand'

Defense Minister Liberman says European leaders are acting the way they did before World War II, blames Iran for situation in Syria.Chana Roberts, 10/14/2017, 10:18 PM

Liberman: In next war, Syria and Lebanon will be 1 front

Defense Minister warns Hezbollah, Syrian regime would considered one front on Israel's northern border in the next war.AFP, 10/10/2017, 3:49 PM

'Time for Defense Minister to deliver on death penalty promise'

Bereaved parents of terror victims demand Avigdor Liberman fulfill his promise to pursue death penalty for terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2017, 10:28 AM

Liberman, Eizenkot authorize selected Arab entry

Defense Minister, IDF Chief of Staff allow PA Arabs doing 'essential jobs' into Israel despite IDF closure for Sukkot holiday,Uzi Baruch, 10/5/2017, 11:57 PM

Arab MK congratulates Hamas leader

Leader of Joint List party speaks with PA leader Abbas and Hamas leader Haniyeh to congratulate them on reconciliation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2017, 10:45 PM

Liberman: 'Joint Arab List is a fifth column'

Defense Minister says the Israeli Arab Joint List party is working to overthrow Israel.Tzvi Lev, 10/3/2017, 10:14 PM

Liberman: Assad has won in Syria

Israeli Defense Minister says countries which sought to oust Bashar al-Assad now cozying up to Syrian dictator.AFP, 10/3/2017, 7:55 PM

'In the next confrontation, the enemy will pay a heavy price'

Defense Minister Liberman: The next confrontation, if it breaks out, will take on a completely different character.Orli Harari, 10/2/2017, 11:41 PM

Defense Minister: Iran is testing our reactions

Defense Minister Liberman says Iran's missile test is proof of ambition to become world power, test world's reactions.AFP, 9/23/2017, 9:16 PM

'We'll take to the streets'

Yair Lapid urged Defense Minister Liberman to stop haredi efforts to limit the Supreme Court.Tzvi Lev, 9/14/2017, 9:17 AM

'Next confrontation will end decisively in Israel's favor'

DM visits Northern Corps exercise: 'Reminder to anyone who schemes to harm Israel's security and sees IDF's ability and power.'Mordechai Sones, 9/12/2017, 5:36 PM

Liberman warns Syria: 'It will end badly'

DM Liberman at ceremony for Bedouin soldiers: 'I advise our neighbors from north not to try us, because we take all threats seriously.'Mordechai Sones, 9/11/2017, 10:29 PM

'Iran is unquestionably the greatest threat to Israel'

Defense Minister Liberman says most threats to Israel stem from Tehran regime.Yoni Kempinski, 9/11/2017, 3:00 PM

Senior Shin Bet official could coordinate POW issue

Senior Shin Bet official is reportedly leading candidate for coordinator of captive and missing persons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2017, 2:06 AM

'The Americans don't like it'

Defense Minister says Israel is not coordinating Judea and Samaria construction with Trump Administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2017, 9:38 PM

Hevron Jewish community receives official status

Hevron Jews receive right to act as separate municipality and not be dependent on PA mayor and institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2017, 5:49 PM

'Liberman is a coward'

Parents of soldier held by Hamas say Defense Minister is too 'cowardly' to pressure Hamas to return their son's body.Yoni Kempinski, 8/27/2017, 6:30 PM

'The most stable coalition I've ever seen'

Defense Minister: We will not accept Syria becoming an Iranian forward outpost against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2017, 9:14 PM

Campaign guru Arthur Finkelstein dies at 72

Arthur Finkelstein, the man who helped PM Netanyahu win the 1996 elections, dies of lung cancer at age 72.Orly Harari, 8/19/2017, 9:34 PM

'If gov't isn't doing its job, someone else should take over'

Residents of threatened town say lawmakers don't understand how important their location is to Israel's security.Eliran Aharon, 8/18/2017, 3:02 PM

Liberman: Time for West to unite with Israel against terror

Israeli Defense Minister calls ISIS attacks in Spain 'assault on free world', says West must unite to fight Islamic terror.David Rosenberg, 8/18/2017, 11:37 AM

'Don't be fooled by slogans'

Defense Ministry official rejects criticism of Avigdor Liberman for failure to build or save Jewish homes in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/17/2017, 5:45 PM

'Promoting an extremist feminist agenda in the IDF'

'Brothers in Arms' organization blasts Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman after he insists the IDFis not promoting a feminist agenda.Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2017, 7:19 PM

'Liberman is making a mockery of the settlers'

Jewish Home MK says Liberman's promise to recognize Jewish homes in a year and a half is deliberate delay.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2017, 3:35 PM

Defense Minister: IDF's only agenda is Israel's security

As IDF inaugurates a new basic training base, Defense Minister Liberman insists IDF does not promote feminist or chauvinist agendas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2017, 12:26 PM

Two Israeli-Arab terrorists buried as 'enemy corpses'

Defense Minister agrees to Public Security Minister's request, orders terrorists buried in temporary 'enemy corpse' cemetery.Orly Harari, 8/16/2017, 9:50 AM

'People close to Azariya torpedoed his pardon'

Leading activist in campaign to free Elor Azariya says deal to pardon soldier was close but ultimately shelved in a fight over credit.Eliran Aharon, 8/10/2017, 9:41 PM

Riots in Meah Shearim during Defense Minister's visit

Rioters clash with police as Defense Minister's motorcade enters haredi neighborhood. 8-year-old girl injured by rock hurled by rioter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2017, 2:24 PM

Liberman orders advancement of Judea, Samaria security plans

Defense Minister meets heads of Yesha Council, promises them to advance security plans for Judea and Samaria communities.Eliran Aharon, 8/3/2017, 1:16 AM

MK to Defense Minister: 'How many mosques have you seized?'

Jewish Home MK protests the Defense Minister's intention to put a company of Border Police in Yitzhar's 'Od Yosef Chai' Yeshiva.Tzvi Lev, Ido Ben Porat, 8/2/2017, 10:01 AM

PA demands: Recognize Palestine - then we'll consider land swaps

Nabil Shaath, a confidant of Mahmoud Abbas, says that talk of land swaps can only come after Israel recognizes Palestine.Tzvi Lev, 7/31/2017, 11:36 AM

Regev: Liberman should apologize for Haniyeh still being alive

Culture and Sport Minister reiterates her objection to removal of metal detectors from Temple Mount, plays down Liberman criticism.Hezki Baruch, 7/30/2017, 6:17 AM

Watch: US ambassador, Trump envoy console Salomon family

Amb. David Friedman, WH envoy Jason Greenblatt, and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visit relatives of victims of Halamish massacre.David Rosenberg, 7/26/2017, 1:32 PM

Netanyahu, Liberman, and Eizenkot tour Golan Heights

Three briefed by Division Commander Major General Yoel Strik, and Company Commander Brigadier General Yaniv Asor.Mordechai Sones, 7/25/2017, 5:45 PM

Abbas suspends security coordination with Israel

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas cancels security meetings between Israeli and Arab officials following Hamas terror attack in Halamish.JTA, 7/23/2017, 3:59 PM

Defense Minister visits scene of Friday terror attack

Defense Minister, Chief of Staff visit bereaved town, call on PA Chairman Abbas, UN Secretary-General to condemn Friday's terror attack.Orly Harari, 7/22/2017, 9:02 PM

'If there is a war, we will annihilate Lebanon's infrastructure'

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon says Iran runs Lebanon, promises Israel will destroy Lebanon completely if war breaks out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2017, 12:35 PM

Expanding Qalqilya is a lame-brained idea that can cost lives

If politicans within the Government of Israel think they will win world acclaim and applause in Israel or abroad by doubling or tripling the terrorist stronghold of Qalqiliya, they are amazingly naïve. Don't just freeze the plan, kill it.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 7/13/2017, 10:46 AM

The tough questions of the girl burnt in terror attack

Terror victim Ayala Shapira presses Defense Minister ahead of 'Qalqiliya Plan' meeting. 'Why can we only build when someone is hurt?'Eliran Aharon, 7/12/2017, 10:38 PM