Netanyahu scrambles to prop up coalition

After Jewish Home to leave coalition if Bennett not appointed defense minister, PM says Kahlon holds the key to prevent elections.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 5:44 PM

PM in last ditch effort to avert early elections

Netanyahu is speaking by phone with heads of coalition parties, asking them to avoid potentially 'disastrous' election.Gil Ronen and Tzvi Lev, 11/16/2018, 2:52 PM

Bennett and Netanyahu to meet Friday

Naftali Bennett to reiterate his demand while meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu that he will resign if not appointed defense minister.Tzvi Lev, 11/16/2018, 7:32 AM

Kahlon to Netanyahu: Best to go to elections

'In the present situation, the best thing for Israeli citizens and the Israeli economy is to go to elections as soon as possible.'Hezki Baruch, 11/15/2018, 1:06 PM

Who will be the next Bank of Israel Governor?

Netanyahu and Kahlon interview two candidates, expected to interview third candidate today, but candidates' list not finalized.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 4:34 PM

Overrule Clause to be promoted in summer session

Coalition meeting concludes with agreement to advance Clause during summer session; Minister Kahlon, who is abroad, did not participate.Mordechai Sones, 4/16/2018, 6:01 PM

Netanyahu in no hurry to pass Overrule Clause

After weekend of belligerent statements, Netanyahu completely changes tone; coalition leader meeting ends with no decision.Mordechai Sones, 4/15/2018, 1:07 PM

Netanyahu pressures coalition to ok Supreme Court bypass law

Netanyahu to demand coalition factions support legislation including Supreme Court bypass; Bennett, Kahlon support proposal.Mordechai Sones, 4/3/2018, 10:43 PM

Kahlon's tweet to Trump

FM orders permit be given for necessary infrastructure to transfer embassy; Tweets Trump: 'No bureaucracy will slow embassy transfer.'Mordechai Sones, 3/21/2018, 1:49 PM

'Budget by Passover - or we're leaving the government'

Finance Minister threatens that if coalition crisis over Draft Law not solved within weeks, his party will leave the coalition.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2018, 12:18 PM

Kahlon intensifies ultimatum

Finance Minister says remaining in coalition conditional on next week's budget transfer, calls for reaching agreement.Mordechai Sones - Hezki Baruch, 3/5/2018, 5:45 PM

Erdan, Kahlon to use 'Boycott Law' against Israeli BDS groups

Finance and Internal Security Ministers draft regulations enabling cancellation of various benefits to boycott organizations.Mordechai Sones, 2/15/2018, 7:16 PM

Poll: Overwhelming majority of Israelis oppose 'Immunity Law'

A new poll found that an overwhelming number of Israelis oppose a bill barring criminal investigations against a sitting prime minister.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2017, 9:37 PM

Kahlon presents PA with 'benefits package'

The steps include, among other things, an extension of working hours at the Allenby Crossing and checkpoints in Judea and Samaria.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 6/1/2017, 11:09 AM

Likud: We will stall Kahlon's program

Two central Likud ministers emphasize that they will not allow Finance Minister's new family program until disability allowances raised.Hezki Baruch, 4/18/2017, 8:40 PM

'Emerging structure of broadcasting corporation is a monster'

MK Smotrich warns Netanyahu on replacing Kahlon, Bennett with Herzog, 'Right will be out and we will return bigger in the next elections.'Mordechai Sones, 3/29/2017, 11:29 PM

Netanyahu and Kahlon to discuss broadcast corporation issue

One obstacle to agreement is Attorney General's inability or refusal to expedite enactment of Supervision Law.Mordechai Sones, 3/23/2017, 9:47 AM

Netanyahu's cruel game

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is callously playing with IBA employees feelings. Possible reasons for move are worrying. Commentary.Shlomo Pietrekovski, 3/19/2017, 12:01 PM

Regev: Broadcasting corporation conceived in sin

Culture Minister Regev explains why she believes corporation should close, demands coalition partners honor agreements.Mordechai Sones, 3/19/2017, 10:38 AM

Is Israel about to go to the polls?

Netanyahu backtracks on IPBC decision, says new broadcasting corporation costs millions more than current Israel Broadcasting Authority.Uzi Baruch, 3/18/2017, 9:33 PM

Finance Minister: We've reduced Israel's debts

In weekly Knesset meeting, Moshe Kahlon says Israel has managed to reduce national debt.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 1/22/2017, 12:57 PM

Israeli fashion chains turn to Finance Ministry for help

In an attempt to fight the online shopping trend, Israeli chains push for lower tax on imports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 7:44 AM

Kahlon denies he's looking to form alternative coalition

Reports say Kahlon spoke with Zionist Union and Israeli President Rivlin regarding alternate coalition, Kahlon denies speaking to Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 7:04 AM

Prescription drugs at reduced prices starting today

Among other things, changes in exchange rates coupled with slight dip in drug costs contributed to the price declineMordechai Sones, 1/1/2017, 2:57 PM

PA to pay electric bill after ten years

The Palestinian Authority will pay 570 million shekels to the Israel Electric CorporationArutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2016, 9:18 PM

'This government desperately needs a vacation'

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon gives exasperated prescription to cure the ills of internally feuding government.Shai Landesman, 8/1/2016, 4:11 PM