Facebook removes Hosen LeYisrael's post

Benny Gantz's party called on the public to harass Likud candidates and published their phone numbers. Post removed due to rule violations.Ben Ariel, Wednesday, 3:45 AM

Poll: Likud 32 seats, Benny Gantz 21

Likud holds 11-seat lead according to latest Channel 13 poll.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 9:27 PM

Likud begins recount of primary votes

PM Netanyahu orders recount after reports candidates earned more votes at polling stations than there were voters.AFP, Tuesday, 4:22 PM

Netanyahu backs down from demand for reserved spot on Likud list

Netanyahu agrees for the spot on Likud list which is reserved for a candidate of his choice to be moved from 21st spot to the 28th spot.Ben Ariel, Tuesday, 3:20 AM

Gideon Sa'ar: I keep Shabbat and I'm happy

Sa'ar looks to put past tension with Netanyahu behind him as Likud campaigns for upcoming elections.Yoni Kempinski, Monday, 5:38 PM

Will the Likud ballots be recounted?

Chairman of Central Elections Committee orders examination into whether there were irregularities in the Likud primaries.Reut Hadar, Monday, 2:32 AM

Rabbi Melamed calls for united national-religious ticket

Ahead of upcoming elections, leading national-religious rabbi urges Jewish Home, National Union, Otzma, Yahad to form single, united list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2019, 5:09 PM

Poll: Likud 32, Gantz 23, Kulanu 0

Smaller parties face political extinction with polls showing Kulanu, Hatnuah, and Gesher failing to enter the Knesset.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2019, 2:29 PM

Poll: Disunity on the Israeli right could cost it the election

If right-wing parties run separately, 17 mandates could be lost. Labor also in danger of failing to cross threshold. Otzma tops Jewish Home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2019, 8:55 AM

'The split on the right is very dangerous'

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin believes Likud will not be able to allow itself to win fewer than 35 seats in light of PM's investigations.Benny Tocker, 2/8/2019, 4:39 AM

Poll: Likud-32 seats, Gantz-24

Likud would have 8-seat lead over Benny Gantz's Israeli resilience party if elections were held today, new poll finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2019, 9:54 PM

The Likud MKs who (probably) won't make it to the 21st Knesset

With most votes counted from yesterday's Likud primary race, MKs like Oren Hazan and Yehuda Glick are likely to be left out of next Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2019, 8:35 AM

Likud primaries: Vote counting continues

With 50% of the votes counted, Yisrael Katz is in first place, followed by Yuli Edelstein and Gideon Sa'ar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2019, 6:56 AM

'Two million Jews in Judea and Samaria'

Senior ministers and coalition MKs join call to bring Jewish population in Judea and Samaria into parity with Arab population.David Rosenberg, 2/5/2019, 9:22 AM

Today: Primaries in the Likud

120,000 members of the Likud will be eligible to vote and choose the party's list for the 21st Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 2/5/2019, 6:49 AM

Sa'ar: A campaign of persecution against me

Former minister rejects PM's claims that he plotted to take the mandate to form the next government.Elad Benari, 2/5/2019, 4:09 AM

Who are Israel's most - and least - libertarian lawmakers?

Which Israeli parties and MKs back civil liberties and limited government - and which do not? Israeli Freedom Index releases 2019 rankings.David Rosenberg, 2/4/2019, 4:33 PM

MK Hazan attacks Netanyahu's associates

Oren Hazan accuses PM's advisors of behaving like a crime family, keeping Netanyahu out of the loop.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 9:50 AM

Smotrich: Likud should merge with Otzma Yehudit

National Union leader suggests PM should have Otzma Yehudit faction run on joint list with Likud instead of Jewish Home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2019, 8:54 AM

Netanyahu: Sa'ar's trick will not work

Netanyahu again claims that Gideon Sa'ar conspired against him. Sa'ar in response: The claims are baseless.Elad Benari, 2/4/2019, 4:13 AM

Report: Netanyahu considering alliance with Jewish Home

PM reportedly held talks last week on the matter, including with a senior religious Zionist figure. Jewish Home director denies reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2019, 11:39 AM

Are Likud staff working to get rid of Minister Kara?

Anonymous campaign accuses Druze Communications Minister of being a failure and a fifth column, attempts to remove him from Likud list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2019, 10:53 PM

Netanyahu's letter to the Likud Party

PM asks Likud members to allow him to reserve 3 seats in the party's Knesset list 'to increase our chances of winning the elections.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2019, 10:18 PM

Could Netanyahu form alliance with Bennett?

Prime Minister reportedly seeking to form joint list of Likud and the New Right for this year's election, to counter Benny Gantz.Tzvi Lev, 1/31/2019, 10:57 PM

Gilad Sharon's bid to run in Likud primaries rejected again

Court rejects an appeal by Ariel Sharon's son Gilad to allow him to run in the Likud primaries. Sharon says ban is motivated by revenge.Tzvi Lev, 1/31/2019, 4:57 PM

Poll: Likud - 29, Benny Gantz - 19

New poll after Gantz's first political speech gives right-wing bloc a mere 61-seat majority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2019, 5:39 PM

Saar: 'Autonomy yes, state no'

Gideon Sa'ar supports canceling ambiguity in Syria, demands Gantz express clear positions, says 'There's no division in Likud.'Shimon Cohen, 1/29/2019, 7:05 PM

Likud bans Ariel Sharon's son from contending in primaries

Likud panel cites laxly-enforced party regulations to rule that architect of Gaza disengagement cannot contend in the upcoming primaries.Tzvi Lev, 1/24/2019, 5:14 PM

Poll: Likud 31, Gantz 15

New Right receives 8 seats, Jewish Home 4. Tzipi Livni's Hatnua fails to pass the electoral threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2019, 7:35 AM

'Alsheikh contaminated the investigations against Netanyahu'

Likud blasts former commissioner after his comments about Netanyahu's investigations were quoted in TV report.Ben Ariel, 1/23/2019, 1:05 AM

Tzipi Hotovely asked to lead Jewish Home

Jewish Home party offered Dep. Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely leadership of party. Why did she reject the offer?Shimon Cohen, 1/22/2019, 2:24 PM

Poll: Likud 29, Yesh Atid 13, Jewish Home 4

How would indictment against Netanyahu affect the outcome of this year's election?David Rosenberg, 1/22/2019, 9:35 AM

Every judge should undergo a polygraph after judicial "turmoil"

MK calls for new law in the next Knesset for all judges to undergo polygraph tests following the Naveh affair.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2019, 4:26 PM

Poll: Likud wins 32 seats

New poll gives Likud 32 seats if Tzipi Livni and Yesh Atid run together. Jewish Home does not pass the electoral threshold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2019, 10:24 PM

Poll: Benny Gantz is no left-winger, say Israelis

Only 23% of Israelis view Benny Gantz as left-wing despite recent Likud blitz.Tzvi Lev, 1/17/2019, 3:31 PM

Likud Central Committee approves Netanyahu's proposal

Likud Central Committee approves Netanyahu's proposal regarding the make-up of the party's list for the 21st Knesset.Elad Benari, 1/15/2019, 11:57 PM

Israeli Arab woman's Knesset bid in the Likud

25-year-old Muslim woman from central Israel running for place on Likud's Knesset list following work as pro-Israel PR representative.David Rosenberg, 1/14/2019, 2:51 PM

'There will be no Palestinian state here'

Minister Yoav Galant visits Judea and Samaria: We will find every terrorist, he will end his life in prison or a cemetery.Hezki Baruch, 1/14/2019, 4:34 AM

Internal Likud poll finds Shaked, Bennett, unwanted in Likud

Poll taken at annual Likud festival finds Bennett and Shaked's popularity waning while Netanyahu remains popular.Tzvi Lev, 1/12/2019, 9:34 PM

Watch: Likud Sovereignty Conference in Eilat

Likud holds 4th annual Sovereignty conference in Eilat. 'Sovereignty is the great challenge of our generation.'Hezki Baruch: Eilat, 1/10/2019, 8:05 PM

Likud activists gather for annual party conference

Thousands of Likud activists, including government ministers, to attend annual Likud conference in Eilat ahead of elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2019, 9:18 PM

First proposals for New Right list

Bennett and Shaked reportedly make proposals to Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gal Hirsch and former Ambassador Ron Prosor to join list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2019, 11:32 AM

Kulanu MK: Reports we will run with Likud are false

MK Roy Folkman denies Kulanu will run together will Likud, says reports are from a 'hysterical Likud that is spreading lies'.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2019, 12:26 PM

Poll: Netanyahu indictment would have no effect on Likud

Maariv poll finds Likud would still get 30 seats in April elections if Netanyahu indicted. Bennett's new party gets 11 seats, Yesh Atid 12.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2019, 8:19 AM

Report: Shaked discussed possible move to Likud

Senior Likudnik urged Shaked to join Likud, but Justice Minister said Netanyahu would never let her into Likud. Shaked denies report.Tzvi Lev, 1/3/2019, 11:00 PM

Galant to be appointed Aliyah and Integration Minister

Yoav Galant, who resigned from the Knesset and left Kulanu, to be appointed Aliyah and Integration Minister.Hezki Baruch, 12/31/2018, 11:43 PM

It's official: Yoav Galant defects to Likud

Construction Minister to resign from government and Knesset for desire to run in Likud primaries; may be appointed minister w/o portfolio.Mordechai Sones, 12/31/2018, 9:08 PM

Likud will try to lower electoral threshold

Move stems from PM's fear that many votes will be lost as 7 different lists contend for right-wing votes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2018, 11:15 AM

Danon won't run in Likud primaries

"During this challenging period, I intend to continue advancing Israel's position at the UN," says UN Ambassador.Elad Benari, 12/30/2018, 1:11 AM

Is it final? Senior Likud MK says Galant to defect to Likud

Following months of rumors, MK David Bitan says Housing Minister Yoav Galant to defect to Likud party.Tzvi Lev, 12/27/2018, 7:18 PM

Poll: Likud receives 31 seats, Gantz's party 15

New poll finds Zionist Union tanking if former IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz runs in an independent party headed by himself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2018, 8:08 AM

MK Haskel: We've had a productive 4 years

Likud MK says current government has accomplished much, optimistic Likud will remain in power after upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/26/2018, 5:04 PM

Last-ditch effort to push off dissolution of Knesset

Likud MK pushing to delay law to dissolve Knesset in bid to pass additional legislation. 'For the good of the country we must wait.'David Rosenberg, 12/26/2018, 10:42 AM

Poll: Likud with commanding lead

Likud maintains double digit lead over nearest competitor in latest survey after early elections called.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2018, 8:28 PM

Poll: Likud leads by double digits

Early polling for 2019 election shows Netanyahu leading by wide margin, with Likud and Jewish Home gaining seats as Labor plummets.David Rosenberg, 12/25/2018, 3:20 PM

Likud struggles to maintain support for Haredi Draft Law

As court-imposed deadline for new draft law nears, gov't looks to opposition parties to win majority in Knesset.David Rosenberg, 12/24/2018, 1:09 PM

Knesset approves 'Gidon Sa'ar Law' in preliminary reading

According to the bill, president may only select prime minister from party leaders. 'The bill will prevent tricks.'Hezki Baruch, 12/12/2018, 4:41 PM