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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

Former MK 'confident' Liberman will be a good Defense Minister

Former Yisrael Beytenu MK Sharon Gal is not concerned about Avigdor Liberman as Defense Minister.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/28/2016, 1:26 AM

Environmental Minister resigns over Liberman appointment

Kulanu minister quits not only ministry but politics, as he is not an MK, over 'terrible' Defense Minister appointment.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/27/2016, 9:29 AM

Will Bennett be fired for opposing Liberman appointment?

Political officials reportedly working on convincing Jewish Home to back Liberman's appointment as Defense Minister.Uzi Baruch, 5/27/2016, 6:14 AM

Sisi vows to fight for Abbas - because of Liberman?

Diplomatic sources reveal Sisi asked for Abbas's positions so as to press them at UN, blame Liberman's appointment for Egyptian shift.Ari Yashar, 5/26/2016, 9:36 PM

Nasrallah: Liberman is 'crazy'

Hezbollah leader warns that Israel remains the real enemy in the region.Elad Benari, 5/26/2016, 3:12 AM

Arab MK: 'Liberman less dangerous than Yaalon'

Joint List MK gives backhanded praise to incoming Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, says he is less of a threat than Yaalon.David Rosenberg, 5/25/2016, 6:08 PM

What did Liberman give up on in joining the coalition?

Coalition agreement details show that aside from folding on death penalty law, Liberman made a key concession on being a minister.Ari Yashar, 5/25/2016, 2:40 PM

Saeb Erekat attacks new 'extreme' Israeli coalition government

PA chief negotiator - who recently sat in coalition with Hamas Islamists - says expanded Israeli gov't poses a threat to regional stability.Ari Soffer, 5/25/2016, 1:14 PM

Liberman vows 'responsible policies' as coalition deal announced

Netanyahu and Liberman sign coalition deal, bury the hatchet after past mudslinging; PM calls on Herzog to join 'true unity government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2016, 11:51 AM

Liberman, Netanyahu finalize coalition agreement

Yisrael Beytenu chairman headed towards the Defense Ministry, after an agreement is reached on pensions for immigrants.Ben Ariel, 5/25/2016, 1:58 AM

Former MK: Liberman is no longer on the right

Former MK Professor Aryeh Eldad says Liberman's true intentions are to divide Jerusalem, not to eliminate Hamas leaders.Eliran Aharon, 5/25/2016, 12:15 AM

Liberman won't enter gov't until at least next week

With 24-hour Knesset review needed to approve coalition deal, Lag Ba'Omer break makes deal this week highly unlikely.Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2016, 6:51 PM

Coalition agreement 'just hours away', Bennett threatens to walk

With coalition negotiations on the verge of a final agreement, Jewish Home demands changes in security cabinet operations.David Rosenberg, 5/24/2016, 9:48 AM

Netanyahu: We need expanded coalition to pursue peace talks

Despite deadlock, PM optimistic about coalition talks with Yisrael Beytenu.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 5/23/2016, 4:43 PM

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.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2016, 3:40 PM

Deputy Defense Minister: Ya'alon kept me in the dark

Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan puzzles over Ya'alon's treatment of him, noting the enmity the latter had toward him seemingly came from nowhere.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2016, 9:55 AM

Former Chief of Staff not worried about Liberman appointment

Gabi Ashkenazi says he believes Avigdor Liberman will demonstrate pragmatic approach as Defense Minister.Hezki Baruch, 5/23/2016, 6:16 AM

Former Mossad chief: Liberman may be the one who talks to Hamas

Ephraim Halevy says it is time to talk with Hamas and wouldn't be surprised if incoming Defense Minister does so.Ben Ariel, 5/23/2016, 5:14 AM

Coalition chair: ‘Death penalty for Jewish terrorists too’

Likud MK David Biton supports the application of the death penalty for Jewish terrorists as well.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2016, 10:48 PM