Cabinet to approve Havat Gilad recognition on Sunday

Defense minister promises that resolution on normalizing Havat Gilad will be approved at next cabinet meeting.Hezki Baruch, 1/31/2018, 11:34 PM

'Terror victim's town will get full state recognition'

Defense Minister promises government will recognize Samaria outpost in which terror victim Rabbi Shevach lived.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 1/29/2018, 3:48 PM

Israeli poet who compared Ahed Tamimi to Anne Frank apologizes

Yehonatan Geffen expresses remorse for comparing PA teen who slapped soldiers to Anne Frank, Chana Senesh. 'I apologize with all my heart.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2018, 9:58 AM

Liberman: They came from around the world to serve the IDF

Annual event serves as a one-stop shop for lone soldiers to complete their errands. 'These lone soldiers are all valuable in their own way.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2018, 4:16 PM

Geffen's son rips Liberman

Aviv Geffen blasts Defense Minister who ordered Army Radio not to play songs written by his father.Reut Hadar, 1/25/2018, 4:43 AM

Israeli poet compares Ahed Tamimi to Anne Frank

Defense Minister orders Army Radio to stop playing or interviewing Yehonatan Geffen, who wrote poem glorifying PA teen who slapped soldiers.Tal Polon, 1/23/2018, 9:18 AM

Shaked: 'Pence address was a consummately Zionist speech'

Akunis: 'Greatest and most important Zionist speech ever delivered by a foreign leader at Knesset plenum.'Mordechai Sones, 1/22/2018, 7:15 PM

Education Minister: Defense Minister's behavior is 'provocative'

Education Minister Bennett says Defense Minister Liberman's visit to Ashdod mall on Shabbat was inappropriate and needlessly provocative.Haim Lev, 1/22/2018, 10:40 AM

IDF Chief of Staff refuses to meet with Chief Rabbi of Israel

Sources tell Arutz Sheva IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot is boycotting Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, cancelling planned meeting with him.Ido Ben Porat, 1/21/2018, 9:59 PM

Defense Minister remains defiant after anti-Shabbat provocation

Liberman defends himself after coming under attack for attending anti-Shabbat rally in Ashdod. 'I don't want a haredi state.'Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 10:57 AM

Mossad behind explosion targeting Hamas official in Lebanon?

Arab media report claims Mossad is behind last week's explosion that wounded senior Hamas terrorist in Lebanon.Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 9:44 AM

Deri: I'm done with Liberman

Shas chairman livid after Defense Minister visits Ashdod during the Sabbath.Hezki Baruch, 1/21/2018, 4:15 AM

Defense Minister: Terrorist is living on borrowed time

Defense Minister Liberman visits police officers injured during operation to arrest terrorists who killed Rabbi Raziel Shevach.Ido Ben Porat, 1/19/2018, 12:59 PM

Liberman: Better Netanyahu than Lapid

Yisrael Beytenu leader vows to support Netanyahu as PM in next Knesset.Gary Willig, 1/18/2018, 7:34 PM

No normalization for terror victim's town?

Despite support from cabinet, Defense Minister's proposal to retroactively normalize status of terror victim's town left off gov't agenda.Uzi Baruch, 1/18/2018, 7:11 PM

Liberman: We'll get everyone involved in murder of Rabbi Shevach

DM says all members of terror cell which murdered Rabbi Raziel Shevach have been identified, would soon be brought to justice.Gary Willig, 1/18/2018, 4:39 PM

Defense Minister punishes Deputy for revealing secret task force

At Jewish Home faction meeting, Deputy Defense Min reveals existence of secret team tasked with normalizing Judea and Samaria communities.Ido Ben Porat, 1/17/2018, 10:24 PM

Livni slams plan to legalize murder victim's community

Zionist Union MK and former Justice Minister Tzipi Livni slams plans to normalize Havat Gilad, home of rabbi slain in terror attack.Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2018, 4:20 PM

PA Chairman: Our future is in danger

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas claims offer of Abu Dis as 'Palestine's' capital puts the PA's future 'in danger.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2018, 9:30 AM

Liberman calls to establish new Israeli town in Samaria

Defense Minister Liberman submits proposal to establish new town in Samaria for Havat Gilad residents, following last week's murder.David Rosenberg, 1/14/2018, 6:53 PM

1,000 youths to Liberman: Stop being afraid

Youth petition demands that the defense minister fight Arab terror and eradicate it.Orli Harari, 1/12/2018, 3:07 AM

Defense Minister announces moves for legalizing Havat Gilad

'I've ordered examination of possibility of legalizing Havat Gilad and making it a community among other settlements in Judea and Samaria.'Mordechai Sones - JTA, 1/10/2018, 3:51 PM

'It's time the Defense Minister started using the stick'

Agriculture Minister Ariel says he expects Defense Ministry to respond harshly to murder, 'trusts Defense Minister to act.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2018, 12:02 PM

PA spent over 1.2 billion shekels promoting terrorism in 2017

Defense Ministry demands Israel deduct terrorists' salaries from money transferred to Palestinian Authority.Kobi Finkler, 1/9/2018, 11:35 AM

Defense Minister: 'We know who is responsible'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman promises that Israel will act on those firing rockets from Gaza, calls on PA to negotiate.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 6:38 PM

New wave of construction in Judea and Samaria?

Government committee to meet next week to discuss approving new homes in Judea and Samaria.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 4:13 PM

EU blasts Israel over death penalty for terrorists bill

Hours after bill easing conditions for imposing death penalty on terrorist murderers passes first vote, EU slams 'inhuman' punishment.'David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 7:09 PM

'Death Penalty for Terrorists' bill passes first Knesset vote

Despite refusal of haredi MKs to join coalition for vote, bill making it easier for courts to condemn terrorists to death passes first vote.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 4:52 PM

Defense Minister storms out of Knesset meeting

Haredi parties condition support for death penalty for terrorists on Yisrael Beytenu's support of law closing supermarkets on Shabbat.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2018, 11:51 AM

'Liberman's behavior will bring down the government'

Agriculture Minister calls on DM to act responsibly in Supermarket Law vote: 'Right will continue to rule, why force new elections?'Benny Toker - Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2018, 10:50 PM

Israel's Defense Minister has a message for Gazans

Defense Minister Liberman asks Gaza residents to think about their children's future, pressure Hamas to change policies.Orly Harari, 12/30/2017, 10:31 PM

'Decision on conflict vs calm depends on Gaza'

35 graduates of the 175th class of the pilot's course receive their wings. PM warns Hamas not to test Israel, air force.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2017, 4:54 PM

After riots, 41% of Israelis back boycott of Israeli Arab region

Defense Minister's call for boycott of Wadi Ara Arabs in northern Israel following riots gains significant backing - and opposition.David Rosenberg, 12/27/2017, 12:15 PM

'Jewish blood is not cheap - execute the terrorist!'

'I urge the judges to show courage and condemn this terrorist to death,' says Defense Minister. 'Jewish blood is not cheap.'David Rosenberg, 12/27/2017, 9:30 AM

Defense Minister: PM Netanyahu shouldn't resign if he's indicted

Defense Minister Liberman says PM Netanyahu is innocent until proven guilty, calls the investigations an attempt at 'political shake-up.'Hezki Baruch, 12/20/2017, 3:59 PM

'Record number of trucks entering Gaza under Liberman's watch'

Zionist Union MK criticizes Defense Minister for not reducing the aid to Gaza as rockets are fired on southern Israel.Shimon Cohen, 12/19/2017, 5:38 AM

Knesset to vote on death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu's death penalty for terrorists law approved by coalition leaders' forum and will be voted upon by the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2017, 11:37 PM

'There are more tunnels from Gaza'

Commander of Gaza Brigade warns that Hamas has more tunnels, is likely looking to escalate with Israel.Tzvi Lev, 12/14/2017, 10:33 PM

Liberman to Arab MKs: You're all war criminals

Defense Minister blasts Arab MKs after MK Hanin Zoabi says Netanyahu should be tried for war crimes.Elad Benari, 12/12/2017, 5:05 AM

'In Wadi Ara they're trying to harm us from within'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman explains call for boycott of region: 'These aren't isolated juvenile delinquents or stray misfits.'Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 12/11/2017, 7:01 PM

'Tunnel threat will become a thing of the past'

Defense Minister Liberman pledges to crack down on Hamas terror tunnels. "Israel won't tolerate tunnels being dug into its territory.'Hezki Baruch, 12/10/2017, 3:34 PM

'According to Liberman we should give Jaffa to the Arabs'

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan dismisses Defense Minister Liberman's call to boycott Israeli Arabs.Tzvi Lev, 12/10/2017, 10:00 AM

Liberman calls to boycott Israeli Arab region

'I call on all Israeli citizens not to enter their shops. Don't buy anything from them. They need to feel that they are not wanted.'Tzvi Lev, 12/10/2017, 9:15 AM

'I'm not concerned about a Palestinian state'

Defense Minister Liberman says he's not worried about a Palestinian state, slams Iran deal as 'biggest mistake in modern diplomacy.'Chana Roberts, 12/6/2017, 3:38 PM

Liberman: Embassy move is a step in the right direction

Israeli Defense Minister responds to reports of impending embassy move. 'It's a right step in the right direction.'Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 12/4/2017, 5:39 PM

'Shabbat cannot become just another shopping day'

Naftali Bennett and Avigdor Liberman clash at coalition meeting over the Supermarket Law. 'Herzl didn't keep Shabbat.'Tzvi Lev, 12/3/2017, 3:53 PM

'Terror will not lift its head'

Israeli PM Netanyahu, President Rivlin, Defense Minister Liberman send condolences to family of murdered soldier, promise to fight terror.Ido Ben Porat, 12/1/2017, 11:25 AM

'It's just terrible when someone dies in your arms'

Eyewitness recounts Thursday evening's grisly terror attack in Arad that killed 19-year-old Ron Yitzhak Kukia from Tel Aviv.Tzvi Lev, 12/1/2017, 10:53 AM

'Promised to kill Hamas leader, but then killed store owners'

Store owners' union says Yisrael Beytenu's vote against law forcing stores to close on Shabbat is attempt to 'eliminate' small businesses.Hezki Baruch, 11/30/2017, 1:09 PM

Government moves to nix restrictions on use of soldiers' grants

The Ministerial Legislative Committee approves bill allowing demobilized soldiers to use government grant as they wish with no restrictions.Hezki Baruch, 11/26/2017, 5:09 PM

Liberman: Situation in Gaza still tense

Defense Minister meets heads of the local councils in the Gaza Belt, says IDF remains on high alert after blowing up terror tunnel.Elad Benari, 11/24/2017, 1:37 AM

Will Army Radio leave the army?

Defense Minister Liberman approves IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot's recommendation to transfer Army Radio to Defense Ministry.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 11/20/2017, 10:06 AM

Liberman 'saddened' that president failed to pardon Elor Azariya

Defense Minister had backed former Sgt. Elor Azariya's request for clemency, says president's failure to issue pardon a missed opportunity.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2017, 10:08 PM

Liberman to Arab leaders: Follow Sadat's example

Defense Minister urges Arab leaders to follow late Egyptian President who visited Israel in 1977, paving the way for peace.Elad Benari, 11/19/2017, 5:02 AM

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