'Likud can't form govt. without us, stop attacking'

Deputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan says Likud should focus on growing the right, not attacking other right-wing parties.Nitzan Keidar, 8/15/2019, 6:36 PM

'Likud will form unity government with the Left'

Yamina says Likud attacks show the party despairs of a right-wing government, aims to form unity government.Orly Harari, 8/14/2019, 2:17 PM

Netanyahu under pressure attacks Shaked

Prime Minister Netanyahu taunts former Justice Minister and Yamina Chairwoman Ayelet Shaked, calling her 'the new Tzipi Livni'.Mordechai Sones, 8/13/2019, 8:37 PM

Likud: Investigate Ehud Barak immediately

Likud calls to launch investigation against former PM who called critic 'Netanyahu's miserable servant' and 'floor rag'.Mordechai Sones, 8/13/2019, 7:03 PM

Shaked: Culture Minister was afraid of me joining Likud

Yemina party chief Ayelet Shaked says Likud minister Miri Regev worked to prevent her from joining LikudArutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2019, 10:14 AM

Will haredi party lose Knesset seat four months after election?

UTJ party poised to lose one of its Knesset seats after court-ordered partial recount finds inconsistencies in Jerusalem ballot boxes.David Rosenberg, 8/9/2019, 1:05 PM

Report: Netanyahu wants Benny Gantz to join coalition

Netanyahu would support integrating only Gantz without the other Blue and White members, especially Yair Lapid.Yehonatan Gottleib, 8/8/2019, 7:17 PM

Netanyahu: There will not be a unity government

Netanyahu pledges to form right-wing coalition, warns against voting for parties that, according to polls, do not pass the threshold.Hezki Baruch, 8/7/2019, 1:04 AM

'Likud becoming like North Korea'

Moshe Yaalon compares Likud loyalty oath to North Korean regime. 'Does North Korea have primary elections?' Netanyahu fires back.AFP, 8/5/2019, 1:05 PM

Poll: Likud 31, Blue & White 29

New poll shows Netanyahu unable to form right-wing government - but majority of Israelis oppose national unity government.David Rosenberg, 8/5/2019, 8:01 AM

'Liberman is not a rightist, he'll establish a left-wing gov't'

Likud MK Osnat Mark: Anyone who wants to ensure that there is a right-wing government must vote only for the Likud.Hezki Baruch, 8/5/2019, 6:47 AM

Netanyahu: Lapid and Liberman have a shady deal

Netanyahu blasts Lapid and Liberman, says they have a secret deal in place to bring him down.Hezki Baruch, 8/5/2019, 5:06 AM

Knesset Speaker positioning himself as Netanyahu's successor

Yuli Edelstein, the Knesset Speaker and number 2 on the Likud list, reportedly preparing for Netanyahu's eventual retirement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2019, 9:21 PM

Likud candidates sign oath of loyalty to Netanyahu

Top 40 candidates on Likud's Knesset list sign loyalty oath vowing to back Netanyahu - and only Netanyahu - for PM, even over other Likud MKHezki Baruch, 8/4/2019, 3:42 PM

Knesset Speaker: Netanyahu is the only candidate

Yuli Edelstein slams 'ongoing attempts to de-legitimize Likud's chosen leader.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2019, 10:38 PM

Liberman changes strategy, won't attack Netanyahu

Yisrael Beytenu chairman reportedly will change his strategy and will no longer attack PM during election campaign.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/3/2019, 2:00 AM

Shaked to Netanyahu: No more messengers, talk to me directly

'Shaked is a computer engineer by profession. This week, she engineered a list of analogous parties to a list under her leadership.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2019, 2:40 PM

Second Israeli elections weekly report: 9th week July25-July31

Election lists are in. Who is running and in which party?Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 8/2/2019, 9:26 AM

'We cannot behave irresponsibly again'

Minister Yariv Levin blasts United Right after submitting the Likud list to the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 8/2/2019, 5:36 AM

The United Right's new demands for the Likud

Right-wing alliance, under pressure from PM to bring in Otzma Yehudit, demands top-level ministries in next government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 3:17 PM

Likud: Right in danger following unity agreement

Likud party says agreement between New Right, United Right will still cost right 5-6 seats in upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2019, 5:52 PM

Why does Likud ad campaign highlight Vladimir Putin?

Likud election ads tout ties with Trump, Putin, and Modi. Is Putin's inclusion bid to draw Russian voters from Yisrael Beytenu?Sam Sokol, JTA, 7/28/2019, 10:10 PM

Did Likud try to use new right-wing party to block merger?

According to a Channel 13 News report, Noam rejected the proposal. Likud denies the report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2019, 9:40 PM

Likud rules out unity government

Following comments by Likud officials backing unity government with Blue & White, party issues memo saying Likud won't join unity governmentArutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2019, 11:39 AM

Deri: 'Shas is the mezuzah of the Likud'

Shas launches election campaign; Deri: 'We went to elections because of one man: Liberman; We supported and support Netanyahu.'Eliran Aharon, 7/22/2019, 3:41 PM

'Anti-Shaked obsession will cost us dearly'

Likud officials criticize PM Netanyahu's 'obsession' with former Justice Min. Shaked, say refusal to recruit her will 'cost' party dearly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2019, 10:41 AM

Poll: Likud 30, Blue & White 30, United Right 12

New poll shows alliance between right-wing parties wouldn't bolster Netanyahu's chances of forming new government.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2019, 8:40 AM

Arutz Sheva poll: Likud 31, Blue and White 28

According to poll, neither left nor right able to form coalition without Yisrael Beytenu party.Ido Ben Porat, 7/17/2019, 8:34 PM

Likud rips Blue & White for hiring ex-Obama strategist

'Have you gone crazy? Fire him!' New Likud ad campaign rails against Blue & White's new American strategist Joel Benenson.Sara Rubenstein, 7/12/2019, 1:27 PM

Poll: Likud leads by 3 seats - but lacks right-wing majority

New poll shows right-wing bloc leading - but lacks 61-seat majority without Liberman. United Right loses seats after Otzma's departure.David Rosenberg, 7/12/2019, 8:30 AM

Likud MK: Time is short, PA takeover is expanding

MK Dr. Shlomo Karhi visits Gush Etzion, sees firsthand the Palestinian Authority's takeover of Area C.Hezki Baruch, 7/12/2019, 3:33 AM

Court rejects petition against Likud-Kulanu merger

Tel Aviv District Court rejects petition of two Likud MKs against the merger of the Kulanu party with the Likud.Hezki Baruch, 7/11/2019, 4:11 AM

Poll: Likud, Blue and White tied at 30 seats

New poll shows neither right nor left blocs winning enough Knesset seats to form a government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 8:54 PM

'Netanyahu not opposed to bringing Shaked into the Likud'

Lawmaker claims PM not opposed to reserving spot on Likud list for former Justice Minister, says senior party officials blocking appointmentHezki Baruch, 7/9/2019, 12:11 PM

'Place Shaked at the top of the list'

Senior Likud official calls on United Right chairman to place former Shaked at the top of the party's list in order to win more seats.Hezki Baruch, 7/9/2019, 3:13 AM

'Shaked in the Likud will add to our Knesset seats'

'Opposition to securing Shaked a place on the list endangers the future of the Likud and the right,' MK Zohar says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 1:18 AM

'In this election, Shaked won't run with Likud'

Likud MK David Bitan, one of main proponents for bringing Shaked into Likud, says PM's decision not to make the step is final.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2019, 9:20 AM

Unity government? 'We'll form a government without Liberman'

Likud, Blue and White, say they may be willing to form a unity government - without Yisrael Beytenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2019, 10:51 PM

Likud MK: Next time we'll give Gantz an opportunity

MK Miki Zohar clarifies there will not be a third election if the Likud fails to form a government after this September's vote.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/6/2019, 12:14 AM

Poll: A 'mega alliance' on the right would bring 19 seats

Joint run of all the small right-wing parties would bring them 19 Knesset seats, but the right doesn't have a majority without Liberman.Elad Benari, 7/5/2019, 6:13 AM

Report: Likud presses to cancel PA land theft discussion

Regavim responds to report that Likud thwarted initiative to raise illegal PA construction issue for Knesset discussion.Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2019, 12:01 PM

'Shaked is selling out the New Right to help the Likud'

New Right activists accuse ex-Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked of promising to dissolve the New Right, in exchange for a place with the Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2019, 10:13 PM

Likud estimates: Kulanu voters may vote for Blue and White

Likud believes Blue and White may be able to sway right-wing Kulanu's voters, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2019, 10:41 PM

'Initiative to cancel the elections is a spin'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin concerned about the situation of the right-wing bloc ahead of the elections.Nitsan Keidar, 6/26/2019, 2:14 AM

Could Israel cancel new elections? 'Don't count on it'

Likud MK says legal and political complications make last-minute maneuver to cancel new elections and form unity gov't unfeasible, unlikely.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 10:05 AM

Did Blue and White and Likud discuss election cancellation?

Channel 12 reported that talks were held between the two large parties to cancel elections by a majority of 80 MKs.Chaim Lev, 6/24/2019, 1:09 AM

Druze Minister attacks Netanyahu: 'I followed him blindly'

'I'm angry at leaders who don't know how to defend their people,' Communications Minister Ayoub Kara says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 11:32 PM

Likud: No coordination with Arab parties

Likud spokesman rejects report PM Netanyahu agreed to recognize unregulated Arab villages in return for support of Arab Knesset parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 6:46 PM

Likud court approves alliance with Kulanu

Court rejects series of petitions against Likud secretariat decisions regarding cancellation of primaries and the agreement with Kulanu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2019, 11:54 AM

Likud's Liberman strategy: Ignore him

Likud decides not to attack Yisrael Beyteinu Chairman to reduce religion and state preoccupation, and facilitate post-election cooperation.Mordechai Sones, 6/18/2019, 10:28 PM

Bothered by deficit? 'Liberman made demands in the billions'

Sources in Likud reject Liberman's assertion he 'discovered' budget deficit, thus deciding to work for unity government without the haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2019, 11:37 AM

'The cat's out of the bag'

Likud, United Right, respond to MK Liberman's promise to support unity government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2019, 10:26 PM

Poll: Right-wing bloc leads with 68 seats

New poll shows rightist-religious bloc leading 68-52 - but still lacks majority without Avidgor Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2019, 9:37 AM

MK Kisch: I hope to be Minister of Communications

Likud MK says Netanyahu planning further changes in the transitional government and will probably dismiss Uri Ariel and Yifat Shasha-Biton.Elad Benari, 6/12/2019, 5:37 AM

Back to the Knesset? Ayelet Shaked confirms new election bid

After losing Knesset seat in April election, ex-Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked confirms she will be running in September election.David Rosenberg, 6/11/2019, 12:40 PM

Ya'alon compares Likud to Hamas, Netanyahu to dictator

Blue and White leader Moshe Ya'alon attacks the Likud. The Likud responds, 'Bogie Ya'alon has long since lost it.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2019, 5:08 PM

Netanyahu won't allow Shaked to run with Likud

Likud ministers veto former Justice Minister joining the party, promise to torpedo the move if it comes up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2019, 8:18 AM