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Israel delays return of Jerusalem terrorists' bodies

Hours before return of first of ten terrorists, Israel Police announce delivery of Jerusalem stabber to be postponed until Tuesday.Cynthia Blank, 2/8/2016, 10:54 PM

Smotrich opposes Netanyahu's law to oust Arab MKs

As Joint Arab List MKs boycott discussion on law proposal, Jewish Home's Smotrich becomes unlikely ally, note law open to abuse.Raphael Poch, 2/8/2016, 2:35 PM

Bill giving police right to search anyone passes into law

Erdan's police search authority law has passed its final two readings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2016, 10:24 AM

Results of 'Likudiada' mock primaries

As part of Likud event in Eilat, mock primaries find Gila Gamliel most popular party member.Hezki Baruch, 1/30/2016, 7:59 PM

Protesters, incitement return to Temple Mount

Friday's prayers saw the return of protestors affiliated with the outlawed Islamic Movement to the Temple Mount.Shimon Cohen, 1/24/2016, 8:03 AM

Israel plans to expose PA terror incitement to the world

Strategic Affairs Minister Erdan presents Cabinet with index of incitement, promises to 'methodically expose' terror culture to the nations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2016, 7:31 AM

New Israeli video shows PA's incitement

Israel launches new campaign intending to show to the international community the PA's continuing incitement to terrorism against Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2016, 4:42 AM

Erdan bans PA from holding an event in Jerusalem

Int Sec Minister puts kibosh on PA event to 'rejuvenate Palestinian cultural institutions' in capital, vows to defend sovereignty.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/17/2016, 6:38 PM

Security Minister: We need more Arab police

Erdan calls for widespread recruitment of Arabs and 'much, much larger scope integration,' in shadow of Milhem attack and accomplices.Ari Yashar, 1/11/2016, 3:52 PM

Erdan thanks special ops 'on behalf of all of Israel’

Public Security Minister meets with covert counter-terror unit fighters who eliminated terrorist Nashat Milhem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2016, 9:55 PM

Security Minister: Bin Laden wasn't caught overnight either

Interior Security Minister defends security forces for taking a week to hunt down Nashat Milhem, as suspected accomplices kept in jail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2016, 10:38 PM

Terror victim's widow meets with police who shot him

Yifat Ben Ari tells policewomen who shot her husband, Ofer, while eliminating terrorists during Jerusalem attack to only 'look forward.'Cynthia Blank, 1/5/2016, 9:19 PM

Father of Tel Aviv terrorist arrested

Police detain Mohammed Melhem, father of Nashat Melhem, for questioning. Nashat murdered three in Tel Aviv on Friday.Uzi Baruch, 1/5/2016, 9:47 AM

IDF soldiers and dogs join search for Tel Aviv terrorist

Searches for Nashat Melhem yield no result; Internal Security Min. reveals he deliberately got rid of phone to make himself harder to trace.Cynthia Blank, 1/4/2016, 8:12 PM

Ministers under fire for implying accidents worse than terror

Leftist politicians accuse Bennett and Erdan of using rampant car accidents to 'justify' government's failure in dealing with terrorism.Cynthia Blank, 1/4/2016, 3:48 PM

Erdan: No reason to believe terrorist is still in Tel Aviv

Minister of Public Security tries to calm Tel Aviv residents' concerns.Hezki Baruch, 1/4/2016, 9:37 AM

Netanyahu orders barriers put at Jerusalem bus stops

After car attack, PM launches expensive plan for 300 bus stations; Internal Security Minister: 'I don't see an end to the terror wave.'Ari Yashar, 12/14/2015, 9:58 PM

Security Min. slams investigation of cop who killed terrorist

Erdan 'saddened' by Justice Ministry's investigation against cop who shot scissor terrorists in Jerusalem, hopes case will be closed soon.Ido Ben Porat, 12/14/2015, 6:05 PM

Erdan admits there's no evidence in Duma case

Internal Security Minister says police don't have evidence to try Jewish suspects, as lawyers complain investigation breaches law.Yoni Kempinski, 12/4/2015, 10:19 AM

Acting Police Commissioner to resign at end of 2015

Police Commissioner Bentzi Sau to retire after training his replacement, Roni Alsheich; second police shake-up this week.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 11/29/2015, 10:19 AM

Erdan denies Jewish quota on Temple Mount

Internal Security Minister says there will not be a limit on Jewish visitors to Temple Mount, despite police announcement to the contrary.Shimon Cohen, 11/24/2015, 5:13 AM

Israel weighs suing EU over 'settlement' labeling

Justice and Strategic Affairs Minister have contacted several law firms for opinion on filing a suit with the World Trade Organization.Cynthia Blank, 11/19/2015, 8:48 AM

Erdan: Benefits Outweigh Risks in Islamic Movement Ban

Arab public may get angry, warns Internal Security Minister, but the move is worth it - and should have been taken in 2000.Yaakov Levi, 11/17/2015, 7:56 PM

The monopoly returns? Outrage mounts over sale of Golan Telecom

Gilad Erdan demands Antitrust Authority and Communications Ministry reject 'harmful' billion shekel sale of Golan Telecom to Cellcom.Cynthia Blank, 11/5/2015, 2:51 PM

Ban on fireworks shot by Arab rioters

Import of fireworks, which tests show can be lethal, banned in initiative of Erdan to try and limit Arab terror arsenal.Ido Ben-Porat, 11/3/2015, 10:56 AM

Minister to haredi MK: Did you justify Arafat?

Fierce debate rages in Knesset committee over ascent to Temple Mount, in which MK Gafni blames terror on Jewish presence at holiest site.Hezki Baruch, 10/28/2015, 4:52 PM

Erdan: Once A Terrorist is Neutralized, Leave Him

Internal Security Minister severely condemns wrongful death of Eritrean national, warns public to draw line at self-defense.Tova Dvorin, 10/20/2015, 10:46 AM

Erdan Reveals Abbas's 'Terror Lie' to the West

Internal Security Minister pens column in UK paper explaining that PA Temple Mount incitement is at the core of current terror wave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2015, 1:13 PM

State Dept. Backtracks: No Violation of Temple Mount Status Quo

After blaming Israel for Arab terror, State Dept. spokesman John Kirby says he 'did not intend to suggest' Temple Mount status quo broken.Cynthia Blank, 10/15/2015, 3:05 PM

Erdan: State Dept. Has 'Always Been Hostile' to Us

Internal Security Minister blasts US State Dept. for 'accepting lies' about Israel's use of force without proper investigation.Yaakov Levi, 10/15/2015, 9:17 AM

Israel to Relax Gun Laws amid Wave of Terror

Internal Security Min. announces lifting of some restrictions, says haredi teachers should be armed as terrorists see them as prime targets.Ari Soffer, 10/14/2015, 5:51 PM

Minister Warns Synagogues Prime Target for Terrorists

Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay makes specific requests to secure synagogues, noting prayer cannot be postponed.Hezki Baruch, 10/14/2015, 3:40 PM

Israel Will Not Return the Bodies of Terrorists

Security Cabinet adopts Erdan's suggestion not to allow 'terror rally' funerals, weighs burying terrorists on the borders of Israel.Ido Ben-Porat, 10/14/2015, 12:22 PM

Gov't, Mayor Mulling Closing Off Jerusalem Arab Neighborhoods

Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan also considering relaxing restrictions on issuing firearms licenses, as deadly attacks continue.Ari Soffer, 10/13/2015, 12:05 PM

Israel Could Refuse to Return Terrorists' Bodies

Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan pushing proposal to bury terrorists without fanfare in cemeteries for enemy dead.Tova Dvorin, 10/12/2015, 4:08 PM

'There is No Security in Jerusalem'

At Interior Committee Erdan warns 'height of terror wave, innocent civilians at the front'; police chief: 'live fire at rock terrorists.'Hezki Baruch, 10/12/2015, 12:42 PM

It's Official: Roni Alsheich Appointed Next Police Chief

Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan welcomes appointment, says it will allow the Israel Police to 'move forward.'Hezki Baruch, 10/11/2015, 12:53 PM

Terrorist Stabs Soldier, Snatches His Gun

Arab terrorist steals soldier's gun in Kiryat Gat after wounding him, but is killed in the attempt. Erdan: 'tragedy prevented.'Uzi Baruch, 10/7/2015, 3:21 PM

Internal Security Minister: We Need to Grin and Bear It

Internal Security Minister Erdan says Israel has 'experienced such terror waves from time to time,' and must keep a stiff upper lip.Gil Ronen, 10/4/2015, 3:54 PM

Israel Allies Vow to Fight Lies, Incitement and Hatred

Global MPs resolve to defend Israel against 'discriminatory' int'l boycotts which threaten her 'sovereignty and security.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/1/2015, 1:53 PM

Israel Faces 'Unprecedented Assault' on its Basic Legitimacy

All 'people of conscience' must reject BDS, Gilad Erdan tells delegation of international MPs who signed resolution to support Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2015, 10:46 AM

Top Candidate for Police Commissioner: Anti-Terror 'Mastermind'

Religious-Zionist Roni Alshich, 52, is deputy head of Shin Bet - and credited as a 'mastermind' of Israel's war against terror.Hezki Baruch, 9/27/2015, 12:41 PM

Erdan Wants to Publish Police Commissioner Nominee's Name

Minister for Public Security asks permission to publicize name of Shin Bet deputy, who was nominated for police commissioner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/26/2015, 10:55 PM

Religious Deputy Security Head to be Next Police Chief?

After Gal Hirsch forced to remove candidacy, Minister Erdan presents ISA deputy director as candidate for top officer.Uzi Baruch, 9/25/2015, 2:52 PM

Constant Terror Yields Raise for Jerusalem Police

Cabinet approves 800 shekel per month raise for capital police officers in light of ongoing rock and firebomb attacks.Tova Dvorin, 9/25/2015, 12:09 PM

Gal Hirsch: Israeli Life 'Directed by Unelected Interests'

Retired Brigadier General Gal Hirsch, who withdrew his candidacy for police commissioner, claims he was the victim of a 'smear campaign.'Yoni Kempinski, 9/24/2015, 10:50 AM

Scandal-Hit Hirsch Drops Candidacy for Police Commissioner

Retired General Gal Hirsch no longer aiming to be next commissioner due to harsh, lengthy opposition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2015, 9:42 PM

Who is to Blame for Temple Mount Rioting?

Firestorm in Knesset over violence in Jerusalem culminates with leftists blaming Israel for Palestinian violence; Minister points to Abbas.Hezki Baruch, 9/22/2015, 9:35 AM

Erdan: Lapid Has Gone 'Even More Left' than Herzog

Twitter battle between Erdan and Lapid sinks to mud-slinging over the latter's advocation for regional solution to conflict.Cynthia Blank, 9/20/2015, 1:31 PM

Arab Terror Runs Rampant in Jerusalem

As terror in capital escalates, Security Minister Erdan demands terrorists not be given bail or community service after hurling rocks.Uzi Baruch, 9/15/2015, 10:05 PM

Chief Justice Claims Erdan Attempts to 'Intimidate' Judges

Miriam Naor blasts Internal Security Minister for asserting judges who mete out light punishments to stone-throwers won't be promoted.Uzi Baruch, 9/13/2015, 1:18 PM

Erdan: Riots Won't Prevent Jews from Visiting Temple Mount

Internal Security Minister vows to change status quo after Muslim mob hurls firebombs at police officers.Tova Dvorin, 9/13/2015, 9:41 AM

Yehuda Glick Optimistic for 'Great Change' on Temple Mount

Yehuda Glick commends new minister of internal security, hints that he favors Jewish ascent to Temple Mount.Benny Tucker, 9/1/2015, 2:56 PM

Erdan Re-Thinking Police Chief Appointment?

Amid corruption allegations and complaints from bereaved parents, Erdan meets with Maj. Gen. who skewered Hirsch in report on Lebanon war.Cynthia Blank, 8/30/2015, 11:32 AM

'We Won't Be Silent': Protest to Demand Action on Temple Mount

Students for Temple Mount movement to protest in front of Internal Security Minister's home over bullying against Jewish visitors to Mount.Tova Dvorin, 8/28/2015, 5:33 PM

Minister Weighs Bereaved Parents' Complaints on New Top Cop

Interior Security Minister Erdan meets parents who say new police commissioner led to their sons' deaths in Second Lebanon War.Ido Ben-Porat, 8/28/2015, 12:59 PM

Former Police Chiefs Mobilize Against New Top Cop

Gal Hirsch 'unsuitable' choice while Gilad Erdan 'has no clue about police,' former police chiefs say in attempt to thwart appointment.Cynthia Blank, 8/26/2015, 9:59 PM