Liberman: MK Ghattas belongs in jail

MK Avigdor Liberman discussed the issue of MK Ghattas's actions as well as conscription issues and the length of army service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2016, 10:49 PM

Liberman: restore military service to 3 years

Defense Minister intends to extend the length of compulsory military service for males back to 3 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2016, 6:37 PM

Liberman: Joint List is actually the list of spies and traitors

Defense Minister vows to act to strip MKs from the Joint List of their citizenship, after MK Ghattas is summoned for questioning by police.Elad Benari, 12/19/2016, 4:12 AM

Liberman: I hope we find a last minute solution for Amona

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman says he is disappointed Amona residents did not accept deal, hopes for last minute solution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2016, 9:29 PM

Israel to hold bodies of Hamas terrorists, return other bodies

Security cabinet decides to return bodies of all Arab terrorists - except for those affiliated with Hamas.Gary Willig, 12/9/2016, 11:48 AM

Liberman: Israel stopped Hezbollah from getting chemical weapons

Defense Minister says Israel has acted to prevent the smuggling of Syrian chemical weapons to Hezbollah.Gary Willig, 12/8/2016, 11:02 PM

Haredi youths train for all-haredi paratroopers unit

45 haredi youths participated this week in a preparatory program for the "Haredim Tzanhanim" (Hetz) unit, an all-haredi paratroopers unit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2016, 9:00 PM

Liberman: Defense establishment faces 'legal war of attrition'

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman(Yisrael Beiteinu) says defense establishment dealing with 260 High Court petitions in Judea and Samaria .Hezki Baruch, 12/8/2016, 11:50 AM

Liberman: Israel acting to prevent WMDs from reaching Hezbollah

Defense Minister tells EU diplomats Israel is working to prevent advanced weapons, including WMDs from being smuggled to Hezbollah,Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2016, 6:43 PM

Money from IDF submarine deal will reach Iranian hands

Liberman says the issue of Iran's minimal share in the ship-building company was known and discussed.Eliran Aharon, 12/6/2016, 12:48 PM

Liberman: Assad and Iran must leave Syria as part of deal

Defense Minister tells Saban Forum any solution to crisis in Syria cannot include Assad or Iran.JTA, 12/4/2016, 4:09 PM

Liberman: Wait till Trump gets into office

Defense Minister calls on government to delay moves to strengthen Judea and Samaria communities until after Trump takes office.David Rosenberg, 12/3/2016, 6:07 PM

Liberman: The UN is irrelevant

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman tells delegation of UN ambassadors that the UN is failing to stop mass killings and rogue dictators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2016, 9:11 PM

Report: Netanyahu and Liberman against Regulation Law

Report claims Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman are acting to prevent the passage of Regulation Law.Nitzan Kedar, 11/28/2016, 8:29 PM

'The Regulation Law harms Jewish settlement'

Defense Minister Liberman addresses the Regulation Law, building in Judea and Samaria and the delay in Rabbi Karim's appointment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2016, 3:48 PM

Trump associates to Liberman: Don't move to the left

'Israelis don't grasp meaning of Trump's win,' say insiders, adding that new government would consider Israeli annexation of parts of Yesha.David Rosenberg, 11/18/2016, 9:43 AM

'Liberman is a leftist, don't be shocked by his statements'

Likud activist Natan Engelsman says he was not surprised by Defense Minister's call to build only in “settlement blocs”.Benny Tocker, 11/18/2016, 5:12 AM

'Is Liberman becoming left-wing?'

Head of the Likud National headquarters wonders if Defense Minister's statements on Jewish construction mean he is moving to the left.Benny Toker, 11/17/2016, 6:05 PM

'We need to wait and see'

Defense Minister Liberman qualifies statements suggesting he would propose a building freeze with the new US administration.Hezki Baruch, 11/17/2016, 11:48 AM

Nationalists to Liberman: what's wrong with you?

Defense Minister said Israel would agree with Trump administration to only build inside 'settlement blocs' – and caused dismay.Guy Cohen, 11/16/2016, 8:55 PM

Liberman: Regulation Law won't save Amona

Defense Minister says Amona will be destroyed even if Regulation Law adopted, government should focus on working with Trump Administration.Nitsan Keidar, 11/16/2016, 4:23 PM

'The right has to tread carefully'

Defense Minister says it is irresponsible to pass the Regulation Law before Trump takes office, worries right could damage itself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2016, 10:15 PM

IDF to fund academic studies for discharged soldiers

IDF unveils plans to fund academic or vocational studies for discharged soldiers drafted after July 2013.Yoel Domb, 11/2/2016, 11:27 AM

'We approved hospitals, not houses for Arabs'

Construction approved by for Arabs in Area C will include a hospital and soccer fields, not residential units.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2016, 6:20 PM

'Arabs are getting all the carrots - and Jews the stick!'

Agriculture Minster Uri Ariel blasts cabinet decision to approve Arab construction in Area C, says Jews and Arabs getting the 'stick.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2016, 5:22 PM

Defense Minister: Educating soldiers the loftiest Zionist ideal

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman visits base for lone soldiers and immigrant soldiers, praises education of soldiers in Zionism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2016, 7:51 PM

MIA's family: Liberman has gone soft

Family of missing IDF officer Hadar Goldin says Defense Minister purposely failed to mention MIAs in interview with Arab paper.Arutz Sheva staff, 10/24/2016, 8:36 PM

Liberman: next war will be Hamas's last

In interview with Arab newspaper, Defense Minister says Israel will lift Gaza siege if Hamas stops digging tunnels, firing rockets.Orli Harari, 10/24/2016, 6:56 PM

Haredi lone soldiers are not alone

In an event hosted by Defense Minister Liberman, one lone solder explained why he enlisted and continues to serve his country and G-d.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2016, 10:13 AM

Liberman: Time to boycott Joint List in Knesset

Predominantly Arab party crossed a red line, says Liberman, when they refused to attend funeral of Israeli president.Hezki Baruch, 10/9/2016, 3:43 PM

Liberman sends message to Hamas

Defense Minister says Israel not looking for escalation - but will respond harshly to any rocket attacks from Gaza.Gary Willig, 10/6/2016, 10:38 PM

Lapid opens wide lead over Netanyahu in latest poll

Netanyahu's approval rating sinks to 33% as Yesh Atid shows 5-seat lead over Likud in latest poll.David Rosenberg, 10/2/2016, 12:10 PM

Defense Minister: Israel's greatest threat - Iran

Minister Avigdor Liberman sounds off on security threats, state and religion, and Elor Azariya during visit to city of Ariel in Samaria.Uzi Baruch, 9/12/2016, 7:03 PM

Poll: Netanyahu still top choice for PM

25% of Israelis prefer Netanyahu remain as PM, while 15% favor Yair Lapid. Zionist Union leader in distant seventh place.Yedidya Ben-Or, 9/11/2016, 6:44 PM

'Rabbi's attackers must be severely punished'

Defense Minister responds to attack on home of Kiryat Gat Chief Rabbi by Neturei Karta members.Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2016, 12:54 PM

Justice Minister: We're coming, Supreme Court

Ayelet Shaked rejects Supreme Court ruling, proposes "first registration" to legalize Judea, Samaria. "I will use every means necessary."Rachel Kaplan, 9/1/2016, 9:53 PM

Liberman: We will respect court decision to destroy Amona

"If somebody thinks that we're not going to honor the order, he is deluding himself."Tal Polon, 9/1/2016, 10:52 AM

Liberman pushes clearing of minefield near Samarian town

Defense Ministry to pay Palestinian Authority to clear Jordanian minefield near Jewish towns.Hezki Baruch, 8/31/2016, 10:50 PM

Defense Minister: 'Those comments? Never happened.'

Liberman calls out a Channel 10 journalist over their claims that he point-blank refused to deal with Hamas for fallen soldier bodies.Rachel Kaplan, 8/31/2016, 1:49 PM

You can't pressure Hamas while giving them 'deluxe' conditions

Hadar Goldin's mother criticized government policy: How can you pressure Hamas when you simultaneously give them "deluxe" conditions?Orli Harari, 8/31/2016, 1:33 PM

UN blasts Israel over demolition of terrorist murderer's home

United Nations organization condemns Israeli demolition of home of Rabbi Mark's murderer, warns against Liberman's anti-terror plan.David Rosenberg, 8/30/2016, 6:12 PM

'Exchanging live terrorists for dead bodies is forbidden'

In light of Defense Minister's comments against terrorists-for-bodies swap, "Machon Mishpatei Aretz" cited rabbinical opinion on the issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2016, 9:35 AM

Defense Minister: I will not deal with Hamas for dead bodies

In private conversations leaked by Channel 10, the Defense Minister purportedly said he would not bring back Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.Rachel Kaplan, 8/29/2016, 9:39 PM

Defense Minister: Media has no right to condemn Azariya

"Only the court has the power to convict." Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman argues against "terror-promoting" media.Rachel Kaplan, 8/29/2016, 4:38 PM

Liberman: multiculturalism and Army don't mix

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman to soldiers: 'a citizens' army is critical for the survival of the Jewish people.'Kobi Finkler and Tal Polon, 8/23/2016, 1:04 PM

Liberman signals: The rules of the game have changed

Analysis: The airstrikes in Gaza mark a change in the retaliation policy of the defense establishment.Ido Ben Porat, 8/22/2016, 4:46 AM

'Liberman's anti-terror plan will hurt Yesha Jews'

Prominent MKs write to Defense Minister saying his plan to combat terror in Judea and Samaria leaves Jewish residents out in the cold.Hezki Baruch, 8/18/2016, 12:06 PM

After 5 months, body of Ramot terrorist handed over to family

Despite opposition of Defense Minister, Israel returns body of terrorist involved in shooting attack in Ramot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 9:25 AM

Liberman presents plan to defeat Arab terror

New Defense Minister proposes carrot-and-stick approach to Arab terror - rewarding towns who combat terror, and punishing those who aid it.Kobi Finkler, 8/17/2016, 7:45 PM

'IDF should help Holocaust survivors, not illegal immigrants'

Following protest in south Tel Aviv, Defense Minister orders end to volunteer programs for IDF soldiers in illegal immigrant communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2016, 9:19 AM

US threatens 'harsh response' if illegal Arab outpost demolished

Israeli NGO rips foreign criticism of recent demolitions of illegal Arab, calls on Defense Minister to ignore 'idle threats'.Ido Ben Porat, 8/10/2016, 5:06 PM

Minister: 'Bad Iranian deal' not a success yet

Yuval Steinitz acknowledges Iranians have respected deal during first year, but says it is too early to call it a success.AFP, 8/7/2016, 10:48 AM

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