State Dept.: No Violation of Mount Status QuoAfter blaming Israel for Arab terror, State Dept. spokesman John Kirby says he 'did not intend to suggest' Temple Mount status quo broken.
Erdan: State Dept. Has 'Always Been Hostile' to UsInternal Security Minister blasts US State Dept. for 'accepting lies' about Israel's use of force without proper investigation.
Israel to Relax Gun Licensing LawsInternal Security Min. announces lifting of some restrictions, says haredi teachers should be armed as terrorists see them as prime targets.
Proposal: Strengthen Security in SynagoguesReligious Affairs Minister David Azoulay makes specific requests to secure synagogues, noting prayer cannot be postponed.
Israel Will Not Return the Bodies of TerroristsSecurity Cabinet adopts Erdan's suggestion not to allow 'terror rally' funerals, weighs burying terrorists on the borders of Israel.
Gov't Mulls Closing Jerusalem Arab NeighborhoodsInternal Security Minister Gilad Erdan also considering relaxing restrictions on issuing firearms licenses, as deadly attacks continue.
Israel Could Refuse to Return Terrorists' BodiesInternal Security Minister Gilad Erdan pushing proposal to bury terrorists without fanfare in cemeteries for enemy dead.
'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.'
Roni Alsheich Appointed Next Police ChiefInternal Security Minister Gilad Erdan welcomes appointment, says it will allow the Israel Police to 'move forward.'
Terrorist Stabs Soldier, Snatches His GunArab terrorist steals soldier's gun in Kiryat Gat after wounding him, but is killed in the attempt. Erdan: 'tragedy prevented.'
Security Minister: We Need to Grin and Bear ItInternal Security Minister Erdan says Israel has 'experienced such terror waves from time to time,' and must keep a stiff upper lip.
Israel Allies Vow to Fight Lies and HatredGlobal MPs resolve to defend Israel against 'discriminatory' int'l boycotts which threaten her 'sovereignty and security.'
Israel Faces 'Assault' on its Basic LegitimacyAll 'people of conscience' must reject BDS, Gilad Erdan tells delegation of international MPs who signed resolution to support Israel.
Top Candidate for Police Commissioner NamedReligious-Zionist Roni Alshich, 52, is deputy head of Shin Bet - and credited as a 'mastermind' of Israel's war against terror.
Erdan Wants to Publish Commissioner Nominee's NameMinister for Public Security asks permission to publicize name of Shin Bet deputy, who was nominated for police commissioner.
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.
Constant Terror Yields Raise for Jerusalem PoliceCabinet approves 800 shekel per month raise for capital police officers in light of ongoing rock and firebomb attacks.
Gal Hirsch: Israel Directed by Unelected InterestsRetired Brigadier General Gal Hirsch, who withdrew his candidacy for police commissioner, claims he was the victim of a 'smear campaign.'
Gal Hirsch Drops Candidacy for Police CommissionerRetired General Gal Hirsch no longer aiming to be next commissioner due to harsh, lengthy opposition.
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.
Erdan: Lapid Has Gone 'Even More Left' than HerzogTwitter battle between Erdan and Lapid sinks to mud-slinging over the latter's advocation for regional solution to conflict.
Arab Terror Runs Rampant in JerusalemAs terror in capital escalates, Security Minister Erdan demands terrorists not be given bail or community service after hurling rocks.
Chief Justice Claims Erdan 'Intimidates' JudgesMiriam Naor blasts Internal Security Minister for asserting judges who mete out light punishments to stone-throwers won't be promoted.
Erdan: Riots Won't Stop Jews Visiting Temple MountInternal Security Minister vows to change status quo after Muslim mob hurls firebombs at police officers.
Temple Activist Says Erdan Brings 'Great Change'Yehuda Glick commends new minister of internal security, hints that he favors Jewish ascent to Temple Mount.
Erdan Re-Thinking Hirsch Appointment?Amid corruption allegations and complaints from bereaved parents, Erdan meets with Maj. Gen. who skewered Hirsch in report on Lebanon war.
Protest to Demand Action on Temple MountStudents for Temple Mount movement to protest in front of Internal Security Minister's home over bullying against Jewish visitors to Mount.
Erdan Weighs Parents' Complaints on New Top CopInterior Security Minister Erdan meets parents who say new police commissioner led to their sons' deaths in Second Lebanon War.
Former Police Chiefs Mobilize Against New Top CopGal Hirsch 'unsuitable' choice while Gilad Erdan 'has no clue about police,' former police chiefs say in attempt to thwart appointment.
Jewish Home MK: Support Top Cop AppointmentMK Smotrich calls on religious Zionists to back Gal Hirsch's selection, citing the 'hysteria' among police brass.
Security Minister Wants to Outlaw Temple Mt. RiotsThe Arab men and women hired by Islamic Movement to harass Jews are an illegal organization, says Min. Erdan.
BDS Fight to Move to Strategic Affairs MinistryGilad Erdan will take control of countering the boycott movement against Israel, as Foreign Ministry officials fume.
Security Min.: The Doctors Released a TerroristMinisters condemn release of Islamic Jihad hunger striker, saying he 'invented a new method of suicide for terror.'
Security Minister Bashes Cave-In to Hunger StrikerState Attorney informed hunger striking terrorist he will be released in November, against wishes of Internal Security Minister.
Erdan Not Ready to See Terrorists Roam FreeInternal Security Min. blasts Israel Medical Association's 'hypocritical' opposition to legal practice of force-feeding.
Minister 'Saddened' by Infiltrator VerdictErdan says verdict 'delivers a serious blow to the state's attempt to prevent illegal infiltrators from settling into Israel's cities.'
No More Conflict of Interest in Pride ProbeInternal investigation over the police oversights which led to the death of a teen - and wounded five others - made more transparent.
Minister to Leftists: What About Arab Firebombs?Min. Gilad Erdan in special Knesset discussion after recent murders points out leftists' hypocrisy over hate crimes.
Police Min.: Duma Arsonists Were Jewish AnarchistsInternal Security Minister Erdan has no doubt arson attack in which an Arab baby was killed was committed by Jews.
Int. Security Min. Faces Stabbing, Arson Head-OnMinister Gilad Erdan addresses both security breaches in candid interview Friday, opens investigation into Jerusalem stabbing.
Internal Security Minister: No More Prisoner SwapsGilad Erdan says Israel must do everything in its power to free Israelis held captive by Hamas - but freeing terrorists out of the question
Gov't Shuts Down PA's Incitement TV ChannelPalestine '48 broadcast to Israeli Arabs and was completely under the control of the Palestinian Authority.
Minister Gathers Police Top Brass after SuicideInterior Security Minister Erdan tells police's top officers they need to stand up for each other when under external attack.
Justice Min. Urged to End Temple Mount 'Wild West'Temple Mount activists including Yehuda Glick meet with Ayelet Shaked, call for rule of law, freedom of worship on Judaism's holiest site.
Abbas Rejects Israel's Ramadan ConcessionsInternal Security Min. Gilad Erdan says PA chief wants Palestinians to suffer, using them as political pawns to attack Israel.
New Police Minister Vows to Get Tough in E. J'lemMin. Gilad Erdan's first tour in new role included terror-stricken Ma'ale Hazeitim and Shiloah, as well as Shuafat.
Erdan Slams Ex-Envoy for Obama BashingStrategic Affairs Minister says Kulanu MK Michael Oren's recent attacks on US President Barack Obama 'don't match the reality.'
Prisoner Force-Feeding Bill Passes First HurdleThe government authorized for legislation a bill that would allow prisons to force-feed security prisoners who go on a hunger strike.
Next Police Chief: Sami Turgeman?Erdan reportedly weighing Gen. Sami Turgeman for next Police Commissioner, noting latter's popularity, integrity; Ministry denies reports.
Treasury Unsure How PM will Fulfill Erdan PledgeFinance Minister's aides demand that Netanyahu clarify where funds he promised to Internal Security Ministry are coming from.
Erdan's Plans: Revamp the Israel Police, Fight BDSDetails of agreement between PM and Internal Security, Strategic Affairs Min. Gilad Erdan emerge. Erdan: this is a challenge, opportunity.
Peace Talks: 'Dangerous' or Expected?Ministers face off over rumors that Netanyahu plans to revive peace talks, discuss 'settlement blocs' with PA.
It's Official: Gilad Erdan Sworn into GovernmentErdan voted in via late Monday night vote; he will be Internal Security, Strategic Affairs, and Hasbarah Ministers.
Erdan: I Have Been Given the Tools to Make ChangeAfter 'long discussions' with Netanyahu, Erdan explains to supporters, he agreed to return to government as Internal Security Minister.
Cabinet Approves Erdan's AppointmentWith governmental approval, motion to make Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister will go before Knesset vote Monday.
Elkin Refuses to Attend Vote on Erdan AppointmentAngered over loss of his position, Elkin declined to attend vote to appoint Gilad Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister.
Erdan Will Join Government, After AllMK Gilad Erdan has made amends with Netanyahu and will be Minister of Internal Security, with a large budget.