Barak compares Netanyahu to Romanian dictator

Former PM compares Netanyahu to Ceausescu. Likud fires back: Barak is delusional.Elad Benari, 9/17/2018, 3:05 AM

Netanyahu: We will lead Israel for many more years

Netanyahu toasts the Jewish New Year with Likud activists, criticizes media for failing to cover report which found Israelis are happy.Yoni Kempinski, 9/7/2018, 1:06 AM

Likud MK to haredi lawmakers: Recognize non-Orthodox movements

Coalition MK calls on haredi leaders to recognize other 'streams' of Judaism. 'This is their state too.'Benny Toker, 9/6/2018, 10:59 PM

Poll: Likud at 36 seats, Jewish Home at 11

PM's party gets double the amount of seats that Yesh Atid would receive. Zionist Union under Gabbay plummets to 11 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2018, 9:19 AM

'Likud not competing with Jewish Home'

Likud national headquarters Chair responds to Minister Shaked: 'Partnership with Jewish Home and haredim irreplaceable.'Benny Toker, 9/5/2018, 12:07 PM

'If Likud gets 40 seats there will be a left-wing government'

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked says last time Likud had as many seats as PM Netanyahu wants was during the leadup to the Disengagement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 10:05 PM

'Trump internalized what Netanyahu didn't get'

MK Betzalel Smotrich pleased with Trump decision to eliminate UNRWA. In A7 interview he explains concern over too-powerful Likud.Hezki Baruch, 9/3/2018, 7:46 PM

Education Minister warns: Too-strong Likud harmful to right

Education Minister Bennett says PM Netanyahu doesn't want Jewish Home in government, too much power for Likud could destroy Israel's right.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2018, 12:44 PM

Shaked chosen as Israel's most influential person

Shaked metoeric rise continues. A week after chosen most popular minister, Shaked is named Israel's most influential person by The Marker.Tzvi Lev, 9/3/2018, 1:13 PM

'Likud Youth' leader booted for meeting with Abbas

Deputy head of Likud youth movement dismissed for participating in meeting with PA chairman organized by Peace Now.Hezki Baruch, 9/3/2018, 12:46 PM

Knesset Speaker optimistic: 50 seats for Likud

Yuli Edelstein says it would be a mistake to dissolve the Knesset, believes Likud could win 50 seats in the next elections.Hezki Baruch, 9/3/2018, 3:45 AM

Bennett warns: A too-strong Likud is bad for Israel

Jewish Home chairman and Education Minister says Likud with too much power would carry out moves like the 2005 Gaza withdrawal.Arutz Sheva staff, 8/31/2018, 3:45 PM

Netanyahu's goal for elections: 40 seats

PM attends conference of local Likud candidates, providing encouragement. 'With Hashem's help and yours, Likud will grow to the skies.'Nitzan Keidar, 8/27/2018, 4:48 PM

Coalition chairman: Elkin is a fake Likudnik

Amsalem says in radio interview that Elkin is 'not a real Likudnik' for running in Jerusalem mayoral race on an independent ticket.Tzvi Lev, 8/23/2018, 5:32 PM

Private numbers of Israeli president, Cabinet members leaked

Attorney turned political activist posts phone numbers of senior Israeli leaders. One MK thanks activist for the 'service'.JTA, 8/19/2018, 4:41 PM

Petition: Make the Cave of the Patriarchs wheelchair-accessible

Over 100 Likud movement members sign petition demanding PM Netanyahu make Cave of the Patriarchs accessible to the elderly and disabled.Orly Harari, 8/8/2018, 9:31 AM

Did PM Netanyahu promise to change the Nationality Law?

Haredi parties supported Nationality Law in exchange for ability to change Draft Law, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 10:22 PM

'Don't let State fold on illegal Bedouin outpost'

Likud activists call on party members, MKs, to to exert influence to prevent the state from capitulating on the evacuation of Khan el-Ahmar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2018, 11:18 AM

Victory for new Likudniks

Court rules most petitioners be returned to Likud; administration required to decide within month on membership of thousands via Internet.Hezki Baruch, 7/25/2018, 1:47 PM

Survey: Even right-wing voters support the LGBTQ protests

Poll finds Likud would win 30 seats if elections held today, Likud and Jewish Home voters support recent LGBTQ protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2018, 9:33 PM

'Obama barred Israel from passing Nationality Law'

Senior Likud officials say Netanyahu held off on Nationality Law in the past due to Obama's opposition. Law now supported by Trump admin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2018, 9:14 AM

Poll: Ayelet Shaked wins 33 mandates with Likud

Justice Minister Shaked the second most popular candidate for premier, would win same number of seats as Netanyahu at helm of Likud.David Rosenberg, 7/13/2018, 9:21 AM

Likud rises to 35 seats in latest poll

Prime Minister Netanyahu's Likud leads nearest competitor by more than 2-1 according to latest poll.David Rosenberg, 7/8/2018, 4:56 PM

Netanyahu: No early elections

'I want to continue with this coalition until almost the end of its term,' says PM, rejecting talk of early elections.Hezki Baruch, 7/8/2018, 3:33 PM

Poll: Likud surges to 33, Jewish Home falls to 7

Netanyahu holds nearly two-to-one lead over nearest rival, would be easily reelected as premier, says new poll.David Rosenberg, 7/4/2018, 9:00 AM

'They've been trampling Sara's image for 20 years'

PM opens Likud meeting with reference to Draft Law, later thanks MKs and Likud activists for supporting him and especially his wife.Hezki Baruch, 7/2/2018, 4:16 PM

Bennett to Netanyahu: We will not allow this

Education Minister says law to combat PA terror payments cannot be allowed to be gutted by Likud amendments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2018, 3:51 PM

Survey: Likud continues to lead

New poll shows Likud would win 32 seats if elections were held today, while runner up Yesh Atid would receive 18 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2018, 9:42 PM

Families of terror victims against the Likud

Families of victims of terror attacks furious at Likud MKs who refuse to meet with them on PA payments to terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 6/25/2018, 8:07 PM

Hotovely gives birth to third daughter

'We thank God for our growing family,' says Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely after giving birth to third daughter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2018, 10:58 AM

Bennett, Liberman, or Kahlon to join the Likud?

Transportation Minister: Only those who have not left the party can lead the Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2018, 11:35 AM

Poll: Likud remains largest party in Knesset

New poll finds that if elections were to be held today, Likud would win 31 seats, with Yesh Atid a distant second.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2018, 11:18 PM

Poll: 'Likud Beytenu' joint list would net 36 seats

Latest Knesset poll shows Labor sinking to just 10 seats, while Likud would win 34. Alliance between Likud, Yisral Beytenu would win 36.David Rosenberg, 6/3/2018, 3:45 PM

Poll: Likud 34 - Yesh Atid 17

Despite recommendation to indict Netanyahu, Likud continues to gain in polls, while Labor, Yesh Atid fall.David Rosenberg, 6/1/2018, 11:30 AM

Likud Minister announces Jerusalem mayoral bid

Zeev Elkin, minister of J'lem affairs, announces plans to run in this fall's race for mayor of Jerusalem.David Rosenberg, 5/31/2018, 3:51 PM

Poll: Likud 36, Yesh Atid 17

Netanyahu would easily win fifth term as PM, poll shows, as Likud opens up massive lead over Yesh Atid, Zionist Union.David Rosenberg, 5/14/2018, 7:49 AM

Have demographics doomed the Israeli left?

Did immigration and high Orthodox birthrate doom Israel’s left to perpetual opposition status? Analysis.David Rosenberg, 5/11/2018, 12:38 PM

New poll puts Likud at 35 seats; Yesh Atid: 18

Israeli News poll puts Likud at comfortable 35 seats, leaving Yesh Atid panting to catch up at 18.Mordechai Sones, 5/9/2018, 9:07 PM

'Loving Jerusalem not a provocation. It's part of being Jewish'

MK Sharren Haskel speaks to the 'Salute to Jerusalem' Arutz Sheva Conference organized by Dr. Joe Frager.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2018, 2:21 PM

'The Likud wants the Overrule Clause'

MK Miki Zohar is convinced that the remarks against the “Overrule Clause” will not affect Netanyahu.Benny Tocker, 5/8/2018, 4:45 AM

Likud ministers will vote for 'Override Clause'

Despite PM's request to postpone vote for another week, Likud ministers expected to vote for legislation promoted by Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2018, 8:47 AM

Poll: Likud gaining strength, Levi-Abekasis weakening

Poll published by Channel 20 finds Likud would win 32 seats if elections were to be held today.Elad Benari, 5/2/2018, 2:07 AM

Could retired general save the Zionist Union?

Zionist Union would win 24 seats to Likud's 28 according to latest poll, if ex-IDF chief of staff leads party.David Rosenberg, 4/29/2018, 7:25 PM

Jewish Home issues ultimatum

Education Minister warns PM his party will drop support for coalition in Knesset if Override Clause limiting Supreme Court not advanced.David Rosenberg, 4/24/2018, 10:29 AM

Likud maintains lead despite weakening

According to News 2 survey, Yesh Atid polls at 20 seats and Zionist Union 14. Orly Levy Abekasis wins 8 seats in poll.Mordechai Sones, 4/23/2018, 11:42 PM

'Likud promised to back Supreme Court Override Law'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett says Likud signed agreement explicitly promising to advance his bill restricting judicial activism.David Rosenberg, 4/23/2018, 11:51 AM

Likud responds to Natalie Portman's decision

Likud calls Natalie Portman a 'hypocrite,' Genesis Prize says it will distribute prize money to organizations not of Portman's choosing.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2018, 9:06 PM

Jewish Home tops Labor in latest poll

Zionist Union drops from 24 seats to 10, Likud holds 9-mandate lead over Yesh Atid.David Rosenberg, 4/16/2018, 3:15 PM

A new candidate for prime minister?

Minister Miri Regev not ruling out running for Likud leadership after the Netanyahu era.Ben Ariel, 4/13/2018, 4:15 AM

Poll: Likud gains despite infiltrators crisis

Lead of ruling Likud party widens after PM announces, cancels deal with UN over illegal infiltrators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2018, 9:45 PM

Poll: Likud stable at 30, Yesh Atid falls to 19

Newly formed party led by Orly Levy nets 5 seats, as Labor falls from 24 to just 13 mandates.David Rosenberg, 3/29/2018, 10:01 PM

Mayor of Jerusalem Ze'ev Elkin?

Reports say that veteran Likud MK Ze'ev Elkin joining race for Jerusalem Mayor.Tzvi Lev, 3/25/2018, 8:50 AM

Netanyahu: Likud will top 40 seats next time

PM addresses Likud members in Tel Aviv, says 'witch-hunt' against him won't stop party from gaining seats. Polls suggest he may be right.Yoni Kempinski, 3/22/2018, 9:21 PM

Report: Barkat won't run for third term

TV report says Jerusalem Mayor is expected to announce next week that he will not run for another term.Ben Ariel, 3/21/2018, 5:43 AM

Knesset Speaker: We had a crazy week

Yuli Edelstein relieved coalition woes over. 'Netanyahu handled coalition crisis responsibly, glad episode is behind us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2018, 9:25 PM

Former Likud minister David Levy wins Israel Prize

Naftali Bennett announces that former Foreign Minister David Levy wins Israel Prize for Lifetime Achievement.Tzvi Lev, 3/15/2018, 9:09 PM

'Netanyahu, don't topple your own government'

Jewish Home chairman tells Arutz Sheva his party is working to stabilize coalition, prevent early elections.Uzi Baruch, 3/13/2018, 4:15 PM