What did Liberman concede on in joining coalition?Coalition agreement details show that aside from folding on death penalty law, Liberman made a key concession on being a minister.
Erekat slams new 'extreme' Israeli coalition gov'tPA chief negotiator - who recently sat in coalition with Hamas Islamists - says expanded Israeli gov't poses a threat to regional stability.
Netanyahu, Liberman accounce coalition dealNetanyahu and Liberman sign coalition deal, bury the hatchet after past mudslinging; PM calls on Herzog to join 'true unity government.'
Liberman, Netanyahu finalize coalition agreementYisrael Beytenu chairman headed towards the Defense Ministry, after an agreement is reached on pensions for immigrants.
Former MK: Liberman is no longer on the rightFormer MK Professor Aryeh Eldad says Liberman's true intentions are to divide Jerusalem, not to eliminate Hamas leaders.
Liberman won't enter govt until at least next weekWith 24-hour Knesset review needed to approve coalition deal, Lag Ba'Omer break makes deal this week highly unlikely.
Negotiators claim coalition deal nearWith coalition negotiations on the verge of a final agreement, Jewish Home demands changes in security cabinet operations.
'We need expanded coalition to pursue peace talks'Despite deadlock, PM optimistic about coalition talks with Yisrael Beytenu.
Liberman reveals Likud talks hit a 'dead end'Yisrael Beytenu head says coalition talks on hold until a counter-offer on pension reform is received, apologizes for insulting Netanyahu.
Deputy Defense Min.: Ya'alon kept me in the darkRabbi Eli Ben-Dahan puzzles over Ya'alon's treatment of him, noting the enmity the latter had toward him seemingly came from nowhere.
Former Chief of Staff not worried about LibermanGabi Ashkenazi says he believes Avigdor Liberman will demonstrate pragmatic approach as Defense Minister.
Former Mossad chief: Liberman may talk to HamasEphraim Halevy says it is time to talk with Hamas and wouldn't be surprised if incoming Defense Minister does so.
Coalition chair: ‘Death penalty for Jewish terror’Likud MK David Biton supports the application of the death penalty for Jewish terrorists as well.
'I don't get Ya'alon, Liberman will be great'Minister Erdan tells NY conference that Defense Minister's choice to quit makes no sense, Liberman will bring 'fresh thinking.'
Yisrael Beytenu in gov't won't impact PA talksIn cabinet meeting, Netanyahu says he's still willing to engage in diplomatic process with Palestinians, with help of 'regional actors.'
Far left protests 'most dangerous government ever'Leftist MKs lead protest in Tel Aviv against 'war minister' Liberman the 'fascist,' and Netanyahu's 'disaster government.'
'If Liberman is a real man, let him approach Gaza'Hamas leader challenges incoming Defense Minister over his vow to assassinate Hamas heads if soldiers' bodies aren't returned.
Barak blasts 'fascist' governmentFormer Defense Minister says the government is "showing signs of fascism", warns against Liberman being appointed Defense Minister.
Israel's new Defense Minister: Perception as deterrenceLiberman's appointment may bring the Palestinian Arabs closer to facing reality.
Minister Ya'alon quits, Yehuda Glick will be MKAfter having his job handed to Liberman, Likud Minister resigns from politics 'due to a lack of confidence in Netanyahu.'
Poll: Most Israelis support Liberman in coalitionMost Israelis support Liberman’s joining the coalition, and there's only a small gap in favor of Ya'alon as Defense Minister.
What Avigdor Liberman could learn from Amir PeretzLiberman would do well to avoid the mistakes of Peretz, the last non-general to hold the post of Defense Minister.
52% of Israelis prefer Ya’alon as Defense MinisterKnesset poll reveals that a majority of Israelis do not think Lieberman is suitable for his new governmental role.
PA responds to Liberman's coalition entryPA says development shows 'there is no Israeli peace partner,' and 'Netanyahu told the world he prefers radicalism.'
'Bibi lost his way, this is not leadership'Outgoing Defense Minister blasts Netanyahu over deal with Liberman.
Likud's coalition negotiator: Rotation is naturalMinister Levin discusses Yisrael Beytenu talks with Arutz Sheva, explains portfolio shakeup will be within Likud.
Coalition negotiations with Yisrael Beytenu beginAt start of formal negotiations, Likud Minister Levin promises to try and wrap up negotiations in one day, Liberman backs him.
'Liberman as Defense Minister a cause for concern'Ben-Gvir of Otzma Yehudit warns Liberman did nothing right-wing in office and takes sharp left turns - but there is one reason to celebrate.
'Liberman as would be a disaster for haredim'Haredi parties nervous Liberman would use position to push for tougher measures against yeshiva students avoiding the draft.
MK defends 'professional, responsible' Ya'alonMK Moti Yogev 'uncomfortable' with prospect of Avigdor Liberman replacing Moshe Ya'alon as Defense Minister.
Jewish Home says Liberman talks were planned aheadMKs celebrate possible removal of Yaalon from Defense Ministry, claim Wednesday's political drama was planned in advance.
Netanyahu offers Liberman defense ministryPrime Minister informs cabinet of formal offer to Yisrael Beytenu to join government; two sides agree on negotiation teams.
PM tells Yaalon he may lose Def. Min. to LibermanAs talks with Liberman progress, Netanyahu informs Yaalon he may lose Defense Ministry.
Herzog fires back: It's either me or LibermanLabor leader in pithy press conference warns PM 'history will judge' his decision whether to include him or Avigdor Liberman in gov't.
Likud ministers overjoyed at Liberman meetingOutpouring of ministers and deputy ministers hail the coming of a 'wide, right-wing government' with Likud's 'natural partner.'
Netanyahu calls Liberman, invites him to join govtPrime Minister Netanyahu didn't waste time reacting to Yisrael Beytenu chief's offer, inviting him to begin negotiations to join govt.
Liberman sets conditions for joining governmentDefense ministry, death penalty for terrorists, pensions reforms: Yisrael Beytenu demands major concessions to join gov't.
Report: Liberman turned down Defense MinisterYisrael Beytenu head rejects position, promise of death penalty for terrorists; says current gov't not really right-wing.
Liberman: Netanyahu's government is not right-wingNetanyahu leads a 'fake' right-wing government, former Foreign Minister fumes, amid unity government attempts with leftist Zionist Union.
Liberman demands apology from Channel 10Yisrael Beytenu chairman demands Channel 10 apologize for hinting he leaked State Comptroller's report on Gaza war.
'PM is expert at pinning responsibility on others'Former ministers lash out at Prime Minister, Defense Minister for failure to lead during Protective Edge.
'Bibi returned the terrorist's body, he must quit'Former ally Liberman slams Netanyahu's 'scandalous' conduct in returning terrorist's body mere hours after he ran down soldiers.
Netanyahu: Liberman working with ArabsPrime Minister Netanyahu blasts Yisrael Beytenu chairman, says he is working with the Joint List to bring down the government.
Liberman blasts 'defeatist and weak' governmentYisrael Beytenu chairman blasts government's policy with regard to Gaza, accuses Netanyahu of secret talks with Hamas.
Erekat: Liberman is lying about secret talksPLO Secretary-General dismisses Liberman's claims that Israel has been holding secret talks with the PA, calls him a liar.
'Netanyahu is holding secret talks with Abbas'Former ally of PM outlines 'strange signs' indicating covert negotiations on Israeli withdrawals, says results will be revealed at UN.
Liberman to soldier's critics: Drop your prideYisrael Beytenu head slams prosecutor's indictment of soldier with manslaughter, says pride - not justice - is driving the case against him.
Liberman: There are judges in the IDFYisrael Beytenu chairman welcomes court decision regarding the remand of the soldier who shot a terrorist.
Liberman: Soldier won't receive fair trialMK Liberman criticizes politicians who rushed to convict soldier, claims he will not receive a fair trial as a result.
'Netanyahu's government won't survive the year'Yisrael Beytenu chief refuses to join government, believes new elections are imminent.
Liberman plans rally in support of jailed soldierYisrael Beytenu head urges Israelis to support 'lynched' soldier who shot wounded terrorist, says won't support govt bill to ban Arab MKs.
PM slams soldier, Liberman attacks 'hypocrisy'Netanyahu joins condemnation of soldier who shot neutralized terrorist, as only three MKs come to his defense.
Liberman: We want a Jewish state, not a haredi oneYisrael Beytenu head submits bill to recognize civil marriage. 'There are soldiers who can die for the State of Israel but not marry.'
Gov, opposition support building in Ma'ale AdumimLand of Israel Lobby holds special Knesset meeting on building freeze in Ma'ale Adumim. All agree that Bibi must allow building.
New initiative to topple Netanyahu from powerHeads of center-right parties are planning a coup, by which they will force Likud to demote Netanyahu if it wants to retain rule.
Foreign Agents bill progresses in KnessetAmendment to NGO bill significantly expands disclosure requirements for organizations funded by foreign government.
Knesset pays tribute to former Norwegian speakerIn a moving ceremony, Knesset pays tribute to Jo Benkow, Holocaust survivor who in the past served as Speaker of the Norwegian parliament.