'Someone here was either misled - or is misleading others'

Elkin: The cabinet never approved 14,000 units in Qalqiliya. 'It's unclear why the Defense Minister is so eager to carry out this plan.'Hezki Baruch, 6/20/2017, 8:10 AM

Liberman: Artificial island near Gaza - reward to terrorism

Defense Minister rejects initiative to set up artificial island opposite Gaza, says it would result in weapons being smuggled into Gaza.Ido Ben Porat, 6/16/2017, 12:03 AM

Liberman supports closing Al-Jazeera

Defense Minister says there's no reason for Al-Jazeera to continue to transmit from Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 3:39 AM

Liberman: Bennett and Shaked's statement is surprising

Defense Minister rejects Jewish Home's criticism of plan to build in Qalqiliya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 12:05 AM

Israel: PA never stopped paying terrorists

Israeli officials contradict US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said the PA agreed to stop payments to terrorists.JTA, 6/14/2017, 6:45 PM

Liberman: No more firing at the sand in Gaza

Defense Minister says IDF will respond will full force to any provocation from Hamas terrorists in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2017, 3:56 PM

'Liberman is helping to found a Palestinian state'

Forum launches campaign to pressure Defense Minister into destroying illegal and dangerous Arab homes along Highway 1.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2017, 11:02 AM

'Defense Minister's numbers are wrong'

Samaria leader Yossi Dagan says Liberman's numbers are wrong, insists government stop de facto building freeze.Ido Ben Porat, 6/11/2017, 12:08 PM

'We have approved the maximum possible'

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman claims building permits issued in Judea and Samaria are maximum that can be approved in current era.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2017, 11:25 AM

Defense Minister: We won't re-conquer Gaza in the next war

Defense Minister Liberman says PM Netanyahu won't be indicted, Israel is closer than ever to diplomatic solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2017, 11:49 PM

Is there real chance to renew the peace process?

Watch the main stories from Israel and around the world on Channel 2 News.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2017, 1:15 AM

'We're closer than ever to a peace agreement'

Defense Minister Liberman claims Israel closer than ever to final status agreement, says PM 'going to great efforts' to reach a deal.Reut Hadar, 6/8/2017, 9:33 PM

'Relations can be improved - regardless of the Palestinians'

Defense Min. says attempts to renew political talks with PA should not be linked to desire to strengthen ties with Arab states.Mordechai Sones, 6/5/2017, 6:34 PM

Series of Ramadan concessions to PA and Gaza Arabs

Judea and Samaria Arabs to have greater freedom to enter Israel to visit family, Ben Gurion Airport. Gazans allowed visit Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2017, 9:47 AM

Minefield turned pasture

The Regavim movement documents Palestinian Arabs grazing cows in an IDF minefield in Jordan ValleyYoel Domb, 5/24/2017, 4:47 PM

Liberman slams US-Saudi Arabia arms deal

Defense Minister says he's 'not comfortable' with Middle East arms race, says Israel and US share intelligence 'like never before.'Arutz Sheva Staff , 5/24/2017, 9:40 AM

'End the plots and the incitement'

Defense Minister calls reports of closing of pre-military yeshiva 'incitement' and an attempt to score political points at IDF's expense.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2017, 3:52 PM

Liberman: Arab MKs belong in the Palestinian parliament

Defense Minister blasts Joint List MKs for their continuous anti-Israel activities and statements.Hezki Baruch, 5/10/2017, 6:02 AM

Liberman: We are open to any proposal from Trump Administration

Defense Minister eulogizes Rabbi Benny Elon, says Israel ready to accept any peace plan from the Trump Administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2017, 3:37 PM

Shaked: Since we came, the government learned how to govern

Jewish Home party leader attacks Likud, says 'for dozens of years, they were in charge, but were afraid to govern.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2017, 9:08 PM

Liberman: Ya'alon is 'frustrated and bitter'

Defense Minister blasts his predecessor who criticized his remarks on North Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 5:37 AM

'We need the Jews around the world'

Defense Minister: Traditional anti-Semitism has been replaced by anti-Israelism. The two are exactly the same.Nitsan Keidar, 5/4/2017, 12:34 AM

Former Defense Minister: Maybe you can just shut up

Moshe Ya'alon slams Defense Minister's North Korea statement, says Netanyahu needs to take charge of his ministers.Arutz Sheva Staff , 4/30/2017, 8:59 AM

'Liberman worries me, he's blurting out platitudes'

Former Defense Minister says PM should not have bought submarines, current Defense Minister has 'no patience' for security cabinet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2017, 10:58 PM

'Israel will receive a merciless, thousand-fold punishment'

North Korea threatens Israel with 'thousand-fold punishment' after Defense Minister Liberman calls Kim Jong-un a 'madman.'Chana Roberts, 4/29/2017, 8:54 PM

Rabbi Haim Druckman slams Liberman over yeshiva closure

Rabbi says non-religious army preparatory programs to be allowed to remain while yeshiva will be forced to close is discrimination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 9:55 PM

'We will not allow Iranian forces and Hezbollah on Golan border'

Defense Minister Liberman meets with Russian Defense and Foreign Ministers, says military coordination between two countries is 'effective.'Nitzan Keidar, 4/26/2017, 8:31 PM

'Liberman abusing Eli yeshiva'

Jewish Home officials say Defense Minister seeking to harm yeshiva where rabbi made controversial statements while Bennett is in Poland.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 5:21 PM

'Zero tolerance for violence against IDF soldiers'

Defense Minister Liberman says attacks on security forces unacceptable, promises to prosecute perpetrators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2017, 1:22 PM

Liberman justifies High Court decision

Defense Minister Liberman welcomes High Court decision to allow limited opening of supermarkets on Sabbath in Tel Aviv.Mordechai Sones, 4/20/2017, 12:24 PM

Severely injured in Gaza, died in Vietnam

Reserve Colonel Pinhas "Pinki" Zuartz, who lost his foot in a Gaza operation, dies during trip to Vietnam.Hagai Huberman, 4/15/2017, 11:07 PM

'Hypocrisy and double standards against Israel'

Defense Minister Liberman slams lack of international concern over assassinations and executions of Arabs when Israel cannot be blamed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2017, 3:52 PM

Disagreement in cabinet: Should Israel absorb Syrians?

Two ministers express support for increased humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees, but defense ministry staunchly opposed.Nitsan Keidar, 4/9/2017, 11:55 AM

'The terrorist raised his hands, knowing they wouldn't shoot'

Family of soldier murdered near Ofra meets with Defense Minister, says terrorist knew that he wouldn’t die as a result of Azariya trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/9/2017, 9:31 AM

'The chemical weapons attack was carried out at Assad's bidding'

Defense Minister is '100% certain' that Assad gave the order for the shocking massacre in Syria's Idlib. He slams the world's weak response.Orli Harari, 4/6/2017, 7:44 AM

Yamam counter-terrorism unit source of pride and strength

Ministers Liberman, Erdan, Inspector General Alshich, visit special counter-terrorism unit base: 'We're ready: Any time, place, scenario.'Mordechai Sones, 4/4/2017, 5:32 PM

Hamas: The 'Zionists' murdered Faqha

Hamas rejects Liberman's assertion that the terror group was behind the elimination of its senior member.Elad Benari, 4/3/2017, 12:07 AM

'Hamas is known for its internal conflicts'

Defense Minister Liberman says Hamas should search for leader's killer among its own members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2017, 1:11 PM

Liberman is harassing the Eli yeshiva

Deputy Attorney General says Defense Minister lacks authority to cancel recognition of pre-military yeshiva over rabbi's remarks on IDF.Uzi Baruch, 3/29/2017, 5:50 PM

Liberman: A new policy against Hamas

Defense Minister says Israel has changed its way of fighting Hamas since he assumed office, said Iran is source of security threats.Gary Willig, 3/26/2017, 4:37 PM

Heads of Eli pre-army yeshiva called to hearing

Defense Minister demands cancellation of Eli's status unless Rabbi Levinstein is fired.Uzi Baruch, 3/22/2017, 5:27 PM

Liberman: Nobody wants elections

Defense Minister Liberman referred to coalition crisis and to Eli academy ultimatum in a Yisrael Beitenu faction meeting.Yoel Domb, 3/20/2017, 4:42 PM

'Israel doesn't need new elections'

Defense Minister visits army base, speaks of importance of IDF diversity, says new elections 'last thing Israel needs.'Yoni Kempinski, 3/19/2017, 10:39 AM

PA furious over terrorist designation

PA chairman: Decision to designate Palestinian National Fund a terrorist organization is against the Oslo Accords.Dalit Halevi, 3/17/2017, 6:12 AM

Liberman: Palestinian National Fund a terrorist organization

Organization used by PA to pay salaries to terrorists in prison declared a terrorist organization.Gary Willig, 3/16/2017, 6:15 PM

Liberman: Bennett acting out of narrow political considerations

Defense Minister says Naftali Bennett acting against interest of pre-military school by defending rabbinic leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2017, 5:12 PM

Likud Minister: Bennett trying to gain political capital

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely attacks Education Minister: 'Shame such an important subject became a populist and political debate.'Mordechai Sones, 3/16/2017, 4:32 PM

Army prep school head: We won't succumb to this dictatorship

Head of IDF prep school in Eli, Rabbi Eli Sadan, tells students: Defense Ministry was advised Rabbi Yigal Levenstein will not be leaving.Mordechai Sones, 3/16/2017, 3:29 PM

'Commissar Liberman, let the rabbis do their job'

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) responds sharply to Defense Minister's demand that Rabbi Levinstein resign from Eli leadership.Hezky Baruch, 3/15/2017, 5:47 PM

'Liberman is an immigrant from Moldova, Arabs own the land'

Arab parties fume at Liberman's Facebook post placing Arab MKs in new Palestinian Authority state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 12:54 PM

'Peace will come when we swap lands and populations'

Defense Minister says Israel needs to restart negotiations, supports two-state solution.Hezki Baruch, 3/13/2017, 12:35 PM

Liberman to Tillerson: UNHRC degrades Israel

Israeli Defense Minister asks Secretary of State to reconsider American policy towards UNHRC and UNRWA.Nitsan Keidar, 3/9/2017, 12:07 AM

'Eliminate Haniyeh before you close Eli academy'

Naftali Bennett rejected Defense Minister Liberman's demand to stop funding Eli academy.Hezky Baruch, 3/8/2017, 10:32 PM

PM's office: Building freeze report is false

PM's office strongly denies Arutz Sheva report that Netanyahu instructed a freeze on thousands units in Yesha he had approved.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2017, 4:38 PM

Liberman to Pence: We're waiting for the embassy move

Israeli Defense Minister meets Mike Pence, talks about anti-Semitism, Iran, and expected US Embassy move.Nitsan Keidar, 3/8/2017, 7:08 AM

'We need an active America in our region'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman meets Defense Secretary James Mattis. The two discuss regional issues and U.S. involvement in the region.Nitsan Keidar, 3/7/2017, 11:27 PM

Elkin: Declaring sovereignty now would be a mistake

Likud Minister defends Defense Minister Liberman for stating that annexation would lead to crisis with the US.Yoel Domb, 3/7/2017, 9:21 AM