Erdan: I Rejected Role Based on 'Principles'The morning after: MK notes hours after rejecting Public Security role that he needed more tools to overhaul Israel's security systems.
Report: Erdan Threatening to Leave GovernmentPM's unwillingness to grant Erdan's request for interior and public security portfolios may see Likud #2 leave the government.
With Liberman Gone, Who Will Be Foreign Minister?In past, Minister Erdan and Jewish Home head Bennett were desirous for foreign portfolio, now Steinitz and Hanegbi throw hats into ring.
Erdan: Legitimate for Netanyahu to Turn to LeftPresenting deal to Zionist Union may be only way to curb extravagant demands of nationalist partners, Likud minister Gilad Erdan asserts.
Likud Minister Denies Report Bibi, Herzog MetGilad Erdan says as far as he knows, the meeting did not occur, but warns if negotiations drag on, coalition with Labor could result.
Biometric ID Closer to Becoming MandatoryInterior Minister Gilad Erdan to advance legislation to phase the entire country into a biometric ID system to prevent fraud.
Barkat 'Puts Another Nail in Jerusalem's Coffin'Councilman King warns plan up for debate to whitewash 3,000 illegal Arab housing units, build 7,000 new Arab units threatening city balance.
Likud Lashes Out at Would-Be Coalition PartnersDesirous of their own ministerial posts, Likud MKs Regev and Erdan criticize Jewish Home, Kulanu, and Yisrael Beytenu for demands.
The Race for Ministerial Positions BeginsFight for defense and foreign portfolios are the big draws, but Likud candidates are all eager to grab ministerial positions for themselves.
Min. Erdan Softens Stand on Temple MountThree days before the election, Interior Minister Erdan says criticism of policy on Jewish prayer is justified, says rules may change.
Erdan: Jewish Home is Our First Pick for CoalitionLikud's Gilad Erdan says he prefers government with Jewish Home, haredim, Liberman and Kahlon, but victory is far from certain.
Likud MKs Deny Existence of 'Concessions Document'Likud MKs defend PM against damning concessions document, Bennett's verbal jabs; argue unity is crucial.
Livni Tops the Race for Foreign MinisterTNS poll for Walla! finds 24% of respondents prefer Livni as foreign minister, Likud minister Erdan trails with 17%.
Erdan: Herzog Doesn't Understand the DangerInterior Minister blasts Herzog for his continued criticism of Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech, calls him to rise above politics.
Israeli Arab to Return After Joining ISISMarwan Khaldi, whose passport was frozen two weeks ago, will return to Israel on a temporary permit issued by the Interior Ministry.
Likud MKs: The Goal Now is to Win the ElectionsLikud members tell Arutz Sheva that the party's main goal now is to win as many seats as possible and defeat the Herzog and Livni.
'Deport US Consulate Staff Who Threatened Jews'Samaria Regional Council Head demands response from Israeli Interior Ministry following clash between US consulate, Israelis.
Likud's New Knesset List Starts to EmergeAfter 40% of the votes counted, Yuli Edelstein and Gilad Erdan likely to take second and third spots after Netanyahu. Miri Regev in fifth.
Erdan Freezes Passport of Israeli Who Joined ISISErdan considering revoking citizenship of man who left Israel for ISIS; family threatens to petition against gov't in High Court.
Interior Minister: Herzog-Livni Pact 'Despicable'Interior Minister Gilad Erdan criticizes political rivals at a conference of the Likud party.
Motions Filed to Cancel Terrorists' CitizenshipThree terrorists' residency statuses at stake, Interior Minister Gilad Erdan says, including man responsible for 2012 Tel Aviv bus bomb.
Erdan: Peace Only Possible with Mutual ConcessionsInterior Minister Gilad Erdan discusses peace process, outlines two major challenges facing Israel today: security and illegal immigration.
Beachfront Saved from Private Developer's ClawsPlanning Committee decided Monday that the famous Palmachim Beach shall continue to remain the secluded, natural area it has always been.
Wife of Synagogue Massacre Terrorist ExpelledNadia Abu Jamal has permit of stay stripped after her husband and his cousin slaughter Jews at prayer and police officer.
'Terrorists Won't Receive Social Security'PM Netanyahu will bring new law revoking rights of terrorists and their family members to a vote in the Cabinet.
Interior Ministry Expels Terrorist from JerusalemInterior Minister Gilad Erdan revokes permanent Jerusalem residency status of the driver for 2001 Dolphinarium attacks.
Netanyahu to Present Bill Expelling TerroristsPM expected to propose bill stripping residency status and social benefits from Arab terrorists and their families.
Erdan: Expel Jerusalem Arabs Involved in ViolenceInterior Minister says he is examining the possibility of revoking residency permits of those involved in terrorism, incitement.
Erdan Slams Ashkelon Mayor for Laying Off ArabsGilad Erdan warns decision to lay-off Arab workers as 'security precaution' discriminatory, could further tensions.
Gilad Erdan is Israel's New Interior MinisterCommunications Minister takes over from Gidon Sa'ar after accepting prime minister's recommendation.
Erdan: Kerry Doesn't Understand the Middle EastCommunications Minister adds voice to criticism of US Secretary of State's comments blaming Israeli-Palestinian conflict for rise of ISIS.
Erekat: '96% of Gaza Deaths Were Civilians'Bizarre claim the latest by top PA negotiator, follows Abbas's UN attack on 'Israeli genocide'. Minister Erdan slams 'Palestinian lies.'
MKs Unite to Condemn Abbas's UN TiradePoliticians fume at PA's 'war crimes' accusations; even leftist MKs say 'true peace lovers' should reject Abbas mudslinging.
Netanyahu Offers Interior Minister's Post to ErdanPM has offered the position of Interior Minister, to be vacated by Gideon Sa’ar, to Communications Minister.
Report: Erdan Serving as UN AmbassadorCommunications Minister received an offer to be appointed as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations and is seriously considering it.
Erdan Praises 'Innovative' Offer for Pal. StateAlleged proposal by Egyptian President Sisi for Palestinian state in the Sinai desert has strategic importance, Minister says.
Security Cabinet Was Split Over CeasefireMinisters from Jewish Home, Yisrael Beytenu and even Likud opposed truce - but PM circumvented cabinet vote on a legal technicality.
Minister Says Israel Weighing Ground IncursionGround offensive could result in reoccupying Gaza, Gilad Erdan says, but no decisions have been made yet.
Israel 'Closer than Ever' to Full Gaza InvasionCommunications Minister and Security Cabinet member Gilad Erdan appeals to Israelis for patience, says Hamas will reach 'breaking point.'
Netanyahu: Israel Will Not Negotiate Under FireSecurity Cabinet meeting ends with assurance that the operation in Gaza will continue until quiet is achieved.
Minister Hints at Renewed IDF Ground Entry in GazaGilad Erdan says Operation Protective Edge may soon move to topple Hamas regime; Minister Perry warns of 'war of attrition.'
Minister Calls for Unity, Restraint Among MKsGilad Erdan urges MKs to unite, show 'strength and determination,' support Netanyahu - whether Israel accepts a cease-fire or not.
Ministers Express Support for Ground Operation"Hamas left us no choice," says Minister Naftali Bennett.
Watch: Minister and Students Sing and PrayCommunications Minister Gilad Erdan visited the Makor Chaim yeshiva, where he joined the students in song and prayer.
Erdan Slams U.S. 'Naiveté' Over PA Government"American naiveté is breaking all records," says Minister Erdan after Washington agrees to work with Hamas-Fatah coalition.
Channel One Off the Air, May Stay Off for AwhileThe Israel Broadcasting Authority went off the air Monday, in protest of a plan to close it down next year.
Postal Strike EndsMail services resume after interim deal. Negotiations to continue for up to 60 days - but the future is bright, officials say.
Erdan: US In No Position to Grade Us on Price TagA US report that slams Israel for failing to prevent 'price tag' attacks is unfair, Communications Minister Gilad Erdan said.
Hundreds of Postal Workers Strike'We are struggling for our livelihood,' Employees' Union chairman stresses, as postal service shut down across Israel.
Home Front Minister Hands in ResignationMinister Erdan asked Netanyahu to be removed from post due to lack of authority, says Home Front Ministry should be closed.
Minister Erdan: Kerry is Pressuring the Wrong SideKerry should ask Abbas why he refuses to recognize a Jewish state, says Minister Gilad Erdan.
'Samaria is Key to Keeping Israelis Safe'Ministers and regional officials dedicate evacuation shelter in Samaria as part of long-term plan to use area as 'safe haven' for Israelis.
Liberman: Kerry Isn't an Anti-SemiteLiberman attacks critics of Kerry's pressure and boycott threats on Israel, defends Kerry as honest broker of peace.
'Boycotting Israel Only Hurts Palestinian Arabs'Res. Colonel and former MK Moshe Peled notes hypocrisy, ineffectiveness of boycott threats against Israel in Arutz Sheva interview.
Minister Says Kerry is a 'Biased Intermediary'Communications Min. Gilad Erdan slams Kerry's boycott threats, asks why only Israel is threatened: 'Where's the Palestinian price to pay?'
Homefront Minister Threatens to QuitGilad Erdan on Thursday struck back against Moshe Ya'alon, who on Wednesday implied that Erdan was “dead weight” on the government.
Ya'alon: Home Front Defense a Waste of MoneyOngoing dispute between Ya’alon and Erdan continues, as Ya'alon says Erdan's ministry is redundant.