'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

Israel to reopen Gaza crossing Tuesday if 'calm' maintained

Defense Minister says Kerem Shalom crossing will reopen 'if today and tomorrow situation continues as it was yesterday.'AFP, 7/22/2018, 2:55 PM

Zionist Union MK: We need to act immediately

MK Eitan Cabel calls for demilitarization of Gaza, says 'endless rounds of shooting' must end.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2018, 9:41 PM

UN envoy: Step back from the brink

UN envoy to the Middle East urges calm in wake of the escalation in Gaza. Liberman: Hamas bears responsibility.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/20/2018, 9:37 PM

DM: Hamas is forcing us into a large-scale operation

Defense Minister Liberman promises southern residents: 'If Hamas continues pushing us into another operation, we'll have another operation.Uzi Baruch, 7/20/2018, 1:27 PM

Israel to start massive effort to fortify home front

Huge NIS 5 billion initiative to build tens of thousands of bomb shelters and fortify hospitals.Tzvi Lev, 7/19/2018, 7:13 PM

Liberman files defamation suit against newspaper

Defense Minister files criminal complaint against Haaretz-affiliated newspaper for accusations over his relationship with IAI.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 5:37 PM

'A disgrace, an attempt to destroy the state'

Israeli lawmakers criticize attack on Border Police officers in Yitzhar in which a female officer was injured.Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2018, 4:16 AM

'Uniformed officer cannot participate in political conferences'

MK Moti Yogev sends letter to DF Liberman protesting IDF Colonel's participation in left-wing conference in the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2018, 4:40 PM

Netanyahu: We are in battle

PM, defense establishment officials inspect IDF Gaza Division. Netanyahu vows to bring back soldiers, civilians held in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2018, 3:28 PM

Increasing the pressure on Hamas in Kerem Shalom

Transfer of fuel and gas to Gaza to be stopped until next week due to continued kite and balloon terrorism.Elad Benari, 7/16/2018, 11:30 PM

'Act decisively and eliminate terrorism'

National Union party protests Defense Minister Liberman's response to Hamas terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 9:47 PM

'Liberman is a weak, confused Defense Minister'

Jewish Home blasts Defense Minister amid tussle between party chief Bennett and defense officials. 'Liberman needs to deal with terrorism.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 11:52 AM

IDF General: Israel to target terrorists launching terror kites

After months of standing by as flaming kites scorched Israel's south, Southern Command head says the rules have changed.Tzvi Lev, 7/15/2018, 9:31 PM

Defense Minister: We will neither 'contain' rockets nor kites

Liberman at cabinet meeting: 'I hope Hamas draws conclusions. If not - they will pay a heavy price.'Hezki Baruch, 7/15/2018, 11:32 AM

'Close Israeli embassy in Ireland'

'No reason to talk with those who call to boycott us,' Defense Minister Liberman says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2018, 2:59 PM

Liberman criticizes European hypocrisy

Defense Minister criticizes European countries for intervening in Israel's affairs while remaining silent as Iran arrests teens.Elad Benari, 7/12/2018, 5:43 AM

Liberman: 'A Syrian soldier in buffer zone endangers his life'

DM tours Golan Heights. 'We are unwilling to accept any Syrian refugees. We will act against any Iranian foothold in Syria.'Ido Ben Porat, 7/10/2018, 2:29 PM

Director of banned TV station: Israel violates human rights

Director of Al Quds television criticizes Defense Ministry’s decision to declare the channel a terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 7/10/2018, 6:12 AM

Al Quds TV declared a terror organization

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman declares Hamas-affiliated channel operated out of Lebanon a terrorist organization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2018, 6:26 PM

Liberman expresses admiration for Iranian demonstrators

Defense Minister says Iranians' willingness to demonstrate against radical regime despite oppression deserves admiration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2018, 7:41 PM

Liberman berates Shin Bet head: You have crossed a red line

Defense Minister publicly lashes out at Shin Bet director for going over his head to request family reunification of Israeli, PA Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2018, 9:13 PM

Haredi MK threatens to bring down coalition

Deputy Health Minister MK Yaakov Litzman says UTJ party will leave coalition if draft law passes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 6:33 PM

Liberman: Labor party's natural place with Arab parties, Meretz

Defense Minister says it is to be expected that Labor would vote against draft law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 4:35 PM

Liberman to bereaved family: We salute you

Defense Minister invites family of soldier killed by marble block to pilots' course graduation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 8:44 PM

Netanyahu: We blew up Iran's ATM

PM Netanyahu says Israel stopped cash flow to Iran, promises anyone who drags Israel into conflict will 'regret it sorely.'Ido Ben Porat, 6/28/2018, 7:28 PM

Cyprus mulls Israeli request of port for Gaza

Mediterranean nation considers Avigdor Liberman's request host port for inspection and delivery of goods to Gaza Strip.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2018, 4:19 PM

Will Israel build a naval dock for Gazans?

Report says Liberman promoting construction of floating dock in Cyprus that will receive goods intended for Gaza.Ben Ariel, 6/26/2018, 3:42 AM

Haredi draft law to be voted on next week

PM announces plans to vote on contentious draft law, says details of bill will be worked out only after preliminary vote.David Rosenberg, 6/24/2018, 4:03 PM

Hamas' money exchange company blacklisted as terror organization

At recommendation of Shin Bet, Defense Minister Liberman declares Gaza-based Hamad company a terrorist organization.Kobi Finkler, 6/22/2018, 12:05 AM

'Back haredi draft law - or we'll dismantle the government'

Coalition chairman demands haredi lawmakers get behind proposed draft law, threatening new elections if haredi MKs don't support proposal.David Rosenberg, 6/19/2018, 9:58 AM

'The draft law is a balanced law'

DM at Yisrael Beiteinu faction meeting: Draft Law balanced and in broad consensus. Kites: 'We'll determine way to respond to kite terror.'Hezki Baruch, 6/18/2018, 3:46 PM

Defense Minister: Kite terror will not be allowed to continue

Defense Minister Liberman says anyone who thinks kite terror can continue is 'wrong.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2018, 12:46 PM