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Liberman: Judging Azariya without the facts was a huge mistake

Defense Minister makes veiled criticism of predecessor for 'prejudging' accused soldier Elor Azariya. 'Not up to us to determine his fate'.Yoni Kempinski, 7/25/2016, 12:37 PM

Livni excoriates Netanyahu for impasse with Palestinians

Ex-Minister Tzipi Livni has some harsh words for PM and Defense Minister for lack of diplomatic progress, citing 'missed opportunity'.Uzi Baruch, 7/23/2016, 11:25 PM

Tibi blasts 'racist' Liberman

MK Ahmed Tibi blasts Defense Minister over his comparison of Army Radio program about Mahmoud Darwish to praising Hitler.Elad Benari, 7/22/2016, 6:15 AM

Liberman: Would IDF Radio praise Hitler's work?

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman challenges IDF Radio chief over program on Arab anti-Zionist poet Mahmoud Darwish.Uzi Baruch, 7/21/2016, 1:36 PM

Liberman summons Army Radio head over anti-Israel program

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman demands explanation for army radio program celebrating Arab nationalist poet Mahmoud Darwish.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/20/2016, 11:02 AM

Liberman: Channel terroristic energy into sports

Minister of Defense proposes building 10 new soccer fields in the Palestinian Authority to divert energy from terror attacks against Jews.Reut Hadar, 7/19/2016, 10:35 AM

PA unhappy with Liberman visit to Hizme

Defense Minister seeks to make life easier for Palestinian Arabs. PA Foreign Ministry, in turn, blasts his "apartheid" comments.Ben Ariel, 7/19/2016, 5:45 AM

Defense Ministry joins in on Rabbi comments controversy

Defense Ministry condemns Rabbi Levinstein's remarks against LGBT community, demands 'clarification' amid ongoing round of criticism.Shai Landesman, 7/18/2016, 6:53 PM

Committee told not to vote on bill to recognize Amona

Prime Minister Netanyahu instructs Ministerial Committee for Legislation not to discuss bill to solve Amona crisis.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 7/17/2016, 4:08 PM

Liberman: There are solutions to checkpoint problems

Defense Minster visits Hizme checkpoint with officials to examine ways to make waiting times shorter for Jews and Palestinians alike.Uzi Baruch, 7/17/2016, 1:19 PM

Multiple Knesset efforts to save Amona

Knesset committee to discuss two bills for preventing destruction of Amona. Liberman also trying to save community with law from 1950.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/15/2016, 1:57 PM

Defense Minister's son among donors to Azariya's legal fund

'What he did was wrong,' says Defense Minister's son, 'but it's immoral to send him to jail for it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2016, 6:22 PM

Liberman: Jews shouldn't donate to anti-Zionist causes

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman meets with Jewish philanthropists to discuss efforts to combat BDS movement in Israel and worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2016, 9:45 PM

Arab 'youth movement' planned attacks under Iranian direction

'Al-Harakat al-Shababi' organization outlawed after investigation turns up Iran-directed plans to perpetrate terror attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2016, 8:14 PM

Liberman: We must cut off the snake's head

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman pledges to combat terror wave actively, at visit to family of Rabbi Michael Mark, murdered last Friday.Eliran Aharon, 7/6/2016, 1:06 PM

Watch: Netanyahu visits bedroom where 13-year-old murdered

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu pays condolence visit to family of Hallel Ariel in Kiryat Arba on Friday; mother urges him to act.Shai Landesman, 7/3/2016, 5:31 PM

Cabinet storm: Liberman tells IDF officers not to answer Bennett

Drama in Cabinet meeting; Defense Minister, angry at Bennett's critical questions, tells officers to stop answering him.Shai Landesman, 7/3/2016, 1:54 PM

Joint List demands: Investigate Liberman

Joint List chairman Ayman Odeh demands Attorney General probe Defense Minister's comments on MK Hanin Zoabi.Hezki Baruch, 7/1/2016, 5:12 AM

Defense Minister slams 'terrorist' Zoabi

'Our soldiers will continue to fight terrorists on land, sea, and air - including MKs sailing in flotillas'.Hezki Baruch, 6/29/2016, 10:30 PM

Top cabinet members oppose Turkey reconciliation agreement

Senior minister bashes PM over Turkey deal; Liberman expected to oppose compensation fund for Turks.David Rosenberg, 6/27/2016, 5:43 PM

Liberman makes low-key visit to Pentagon

Pentagon says Liberman and US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter 'had a good conversation,' but offers no further details.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2016, 11:03 PM

Liberman expresses support for Azariya's commander

Defense Minister clarifies he backs commander threatened on social media after testifying against soldier Elor Azariya.Ido Ben Porat, 6/20/2016, 12:16 AM

Will Liberman appease the Obama administration?

Israeli defense minister in the United States for first official visit since taking office - and he's got his work cut out for him.Nitsan Keidar, 6/19/2016, 8:16 AM

Herzog: 'Batman Bennett' and 'Popeye Liberman' won't stop terror

'The government is now entirely right-wing,' says Herzog, 'you can't blame us on the left anymore'.David Rosenberg, 6/16/2016, 10:18 AM

‘Kill hope for Palestinian state’

Minister Ariel says decision to hold on to terrorists’ bodies is good but not enough.Ido Ben Porat, 6/9/2016, 9:49 PM

Liberman: No returning terrorists’ bodies

Defense Minister tells IDF to stop handing over dead terrorists to the PA for burial. A cemetery for terrorists is being planned.Hezki Baruch, 6/9/2016, 6:26 PM

IDF to send hundreds more troops into Judea and Samaria

In response to deadly Tel Aviv shooting, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman tells reporters he doesn't intend to 'make do with words.'Ari Soffer, 6/9/2016, 1:45 PM

Netanyahu: Cruelty and murder in the heart of Tel Aviv

Netanyahu, Liberman and Erdan visit the site of Tel Aviv attack, vow to restore security.Elad Benari, 6/9/2016, 2:40 AM

'We thought Liberman was really right-wing'

Chair of Constitution Committee worried by Netanyahu, Liberman's declarations of support for two-state solution.Benny Toker, 6/8/2016, 8:21 PM

Father demands Liberman cancel son's detention order

Father of 15-year-old who received administrative orders appeals to new Defense Minister for compassion.Menachem Schwartz, 6/8/2016, 8:09 PM

Bennett: We won't let the government swing to the left

Jewish Home chief warns national-religious against passivity. 'When we were quiet they gave away Hevron.'Shimon Cohen, 6/8/2016, 5:49 PM

The IDF generals' twenty-year long attempt to defeat Netanyahu

No Six Day War ended IDF brass opposition to Israel's elected Prime Minister Netanyahu. The war of the generals makes the media war and its latest French donor battle, pale in comparison. Giulio Meotti, 6/8/2016, 5:54 AM

Netanyahu calls on Liberman to help wounded soldier

Netanyahu pushes for government aid to enable wounded soldier to return home.Hezki Baruch, 6/6/2016, 8:09 PM

Liberman tells Bennett to 'relax,' end feud with Netanyahu

New Defense Minister insists army will not interfere with construction of special unit in house of wounded soldier in Yesha.Hezki Baruch, 6/6/2016, 4:14 PM

Liberman preparing to demolish Samaria community?

Amona residents concerned after previously supportive Liberman cancels visit following appointment into government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2016, 11:19 AM

New Yesh Atid member: We could have put Liberman on trial

Yoav Seglovich, former police deputy commissioner now in Yesh Atid, speaks his mind on Liberman,Hezki Baruch, 6/4/2016, 10:17 PM

Bennett: We'll topple government if it offers concessions

Education Minister warns that he 'will do anything to stop' expanded government from giving up any land to Palestinians.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/4/2016, 9:16 PM

Israel announces 'gestures' to Palestinians during Ramadan

Liberman approves relaxation of restrictions on the movement of Palestinian Arabs during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/3/2016, 11:02 PM

Rabbis denounce Liberman for 'bribing God'

Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP) tells Liberman that if he can't take the heat, he can resign for politics - like Ya'alon.Tova Dvorin, 6/3/2016, 1:52 PM

Wapo: Paris peace summit onset of diplomatic onslaught on Israel

Washington Post editorial says upcoming French conference heralds serious diplomatic threat to Netanuyahu.JTA, 6/2/2016, 5:25 PM

Ya'alon and Liberman finally meet for defense handover

Despite political controversy over Ya'alon's replacement, the former defense minister met his successor to show him the ropes.Ido Ben-Porat, 6/2/2016, 1:13 PM

UN envoy: Jewish Home 'killing hope' of a Palestinian state

Special UN envoy to Middle East fumes after Justice Minister pledges to block establishment of Palestinian state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 7:19 PM

US 'welcomes' Netanyahu and Liberman's comments on PA state

But State Dept. blasts Jewish housing in Jerusalem, demands Israeli leaders must take concrete steps towards two-state solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 4:15 PM

Erekat rejects Netanyahu's peace statement as 'PR strategy'

PLO Secretary-General rejects Netanyahu and Liberman’s statement in favor of peace talks and the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 6/1/2016, 6:14 AM

Abbas adopts a soft tone on Liberman

PA chairman says Israel's new Defense Minister should be judged based on his approach to peace talks.Elad Benari, 6/1/2016, 1:12 AM

Shaked hits back at Liberman: No 'Hamas-stan' on our watch

Justice Minister responds to support for 'Palestinian state' from PM, Liberman, says only Jewish Home supports Judea and Samaria.Ari Soffer, 5/31/2016, 7:10 PM

Liberman: Unity of the nation precedes wholeness of the land

'Pragmatic' Avigdor Liberman strikes notably dovish tone in first meeting with army's top generals.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2016, 6:33 PM

Despite controversy, Ya'alon and Liberman to meet

Liberman sworn in as Defense Minister at grand ceremony; Ya'alon confirms they will meet for a handover, wishes his successor luck.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 3:43 PM

'We're keeping an eye on Liberman'

Jewish Home MK claims Liberman's comments in favor of Palestinian state were to satisfy world leaders, says she'll be watching him closely.Ido Ben Porat, 5/31/2016, 12:37 PM

Begin: Right-wingers who support Liberman are fools

MK Benny Begin blasts Liberman for support of Palestinian state, mocks 'stupid right-wing' for favoring Liberman as Defense Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 12:16 PM

Liberman quick to proclaim: I support the 'two-state solution'

Newly sworn in Defense Minister expresses support for “two-state solution” and Egypt's call for peace talks.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2016, 12:12 AM

It's official - Knesset approves Liberman as Defense Minister

Knesset votes 55 to 43 to approve Yisrael Beytenu chief as Defense Minister.Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2016, 9:45 PM

'The stopwatch is ticking on Liberman to kill Haniyeh'

Zionist Union MK launches countdown until Liberman 'topples Hamas,' and right-wing coalition 'implements its election promises.'Hezki Baruch, 5/30/2016, 8:02 PM

Yesh Atid MK: 'I've been walking with a gas mask for a week'

Ex-Gaza Belt head warns that 'with the abundance of defense ministers the government forgot one thing - there is no security here.'Reut Hadar, 5/30/2016, 7:03 PM

Government approves Avigdor Liberman as defense minister

After compromise sealed Jewish Home party support for coalition deal, Yisrael Beytenu head finally approved as Defense Min.Ari Soffer, 5/30/2016, 11:23 AM

Radical sheikh: Liberman appointment is the end of 'Zionism'

Deputy leader of outlawed Islamic Movement blasts the appointment of Liberman as Defense Minister.Dalit Halevi, 5/30/2016, 5:16 AM

Obama admin's breathtaking Israel-Iran double-standard

State Dept. slams 'right-wing' Israeli coalition - but what did it say when anti-US extremist was appointed to Iran's Assembly of Experts?Ari Soffer, 5/28/2016, 10:01 PM