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Top Cop Suicide: 'Police Must Back Each Other Up'

Interior Security Minister Erdan tells police's top officers they need to stand up for each other when under external attack.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2015, 1:57 PM

Justice Minister Urged to End 'Wild West' on Temple Mount

Temple Mount activists including Yehuda Glick meet with Ayelet Shaked, call for rule of law, freedom of worship on Judaism's holiest site.Hezki Baruch, 6/24/2015, 9:54 PM

Abbas Rejects Israel's Ramadan Concessions

Internal Security Min. Gilad Erdan says PA chief wants Palestinians to suffer, using them as political pawns to attack Israel.Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2015, 4:40 PM

New Minister of Internal Security Vows to Get Tough in E. J'lem

Min. Gilad Erdan's first tour in new role included terror-stricken Ma'ale Hazeitim and Shiloah, as well as Shuafat.Ido Ben Porat, 6/18/2015, 10:02 PM

Erdan Slams Ex-Envoy for Obama Bashing

Strategic Affairs Minister says Kulanu MK Michael Oren's recent attacks on US President Barack Obama 'don't match the reality.'Hezki Baruch , 6/18/2015, 2:58 PM

Prisoner Force-Feeding Bill Passes First Hurdle, Despite Critics

The government authorized for legislation a bill that would allow prisons to force-feed security prisoners who go on a hunger strike.Moshe Cohen, 6/14/2015, 5:14 PM

IDF Southern Command Chief Shortlisted for Police Commissioner

Erdan reportedly weighing Gen. Sami Turgeman for next Police Commissioner, noting latter's popularity, integrity; Ministry denies reports.Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2015, 10:26 AM

Treasury Unsure How PM will Fulfill Pledge to Erdan

Finance Minister's aides demand that Netanyahu clarify where funds he promised to Internal Security Ministry are coming from.Cynthia Blank, 5/28/2015, 1:20 PM

Erdan's Plans: Revamp the Israel Police, Fight BDS

Details of agreement between PM and Internal Security, Strategic Affairs Min. Gilad Erdan emerge. Erdan: this is a challenge, opportunity.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2015, 10:11 AM

Peace Talks: 'Dangerous' or Expected?

Ministers face off over rumors that Netanyahu plans to revive peace talks, discuss 'settlement blocs' with PA.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2015, 9:26 AM

It's Official: Gilad Erdan Sworn into Government

Erdan voted in via late Monday night vote; he will be Internal Security, Strategic Affairs, and Hasbarah Ministers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2015, 11:07 PM

Erdan: I Have Been Given the Tools to Effect Change

After 'long discussions' with Netanyahu, Erdan explains to supporters, he agreed to return to government as Internal Security Minister.Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 8:42 PM

Cabinet Approves Erdan's Ministerial Appointment

With governmental approval, motion to make Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister will go before Knesset vote Monday.Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 7:47 PM

Elkin Refuses to Attend Vote on Erdan Appointment

Angered over loss of his position, Elkin declined to attend vote to appoint Gilad Erdan Internal Security and Strategic Affairs Minister.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 4:38 PM

Erdan Will Join Government, After All

MK Gilad Erdan has made amends with Netanyahu and will be Minister of Internal Security, with a large budget.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 5/25/2015, 11:40 AM

Netanyahu Meets Sulking Erdan, Raises His Offer

Prime Minister reportedly offered Gilad Erdan Interior Security Ministry with enlarged budget, Strategic Affairs Ministry.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2015, 2:33 PM

Change in Temple Mount Policy? Levin Dodges Query

New Minister of Internal Security, Yariv Levin, says he won't hold on to both Tourism and Internal Security portfolios for long.Gil Ronen, 5/18/2015, 4:04 PM

Sa'ar to Netanyahu: Don't Talk About Building, Build

Former Likud minister calls on PM Netanyahu to build throughout the city of Jerusalem instead of just talking about it.Yoni Kempinski and Ben Ariel, 5/18/2015, 5:46 AM

Erdan Leaves Government, But May Return Soon

Likud's Gilad Erdan leaves Interior Ministry. MK Hanegbi estimates he'll rejoin government 'within days or weeks.'Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 5/17/2015, 6:02 PM

'Erdan Must Find His Place in the Government'

Minister Ze'ev Elkin publicly calls on Likud MK Gilad Erdan to come back to the government and accept ministerial role.Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2015, 12:43 PM

Erdan: I Rejected Ministerial 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.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/15/2015, 9:56 AM

Report: Erdan Threatening to Leave Government

PM's unwillingness to grant Erdan's request for interior and public security portfolios may see Likud #2 leave the government.Cynthia Blank, 5/14/2015, 7:43 AM

With Liberman Gone, Who Will Become Foreign Minister?

In past, Minister Erdan and Jewish Home head Bennett were desirous for foreign portfolio, now Steinitz and Hanegbi throw hats into ring.Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 6:58 PM

Erdan: It's Legitimate for Netanyahu to Turn to the Left

Presenting deal to Zionist Union may be only way to curb extravagant demands of nationalist partners, Likud minister Gilad Erdan asserts.Cynthia Blank, 4/27/2015, 10:58 PM

Likud Minister Denies Report Bibi, Herzog Met Secretly

Gilad Erdan says as far as he knows, the meeting did not occur, but warns if negotiations drag on, coalition with Labor could result.Gil Ronen, 4/14/2015, 11:51 AM

Could Every Israeli Soon Be Obligated to Get a Biometric ID?

Interior Minister Gilad Erdan to advance legislation to phase the entire country into a biometric ID system to prevent fraud.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2015, 4:55 PM

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.Ari Yashar, 3/30/2015, 12:14 PM

Likud Lashes Out at Would-Be Coalition Partners

Desirous of their own ministerial posts, Likud MKs Regev and Erdan criticize Jewish Home, Kulanu, and Yisrael Beytenu for demands.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 3/26/2015, 11:42 AM

The Race for Ministerial Positions Begins

Fight for defense and foreign portfolios are the big draws, but Likud candidates are all eager to grab ministerial positions for themselves.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 3/19/2015, 10:58 AM

Election Ploy? Min. Erdan Softens Stand on Temple Mount

Three days before the election, Interior Minister Erdan says criticism of policy on Jewish prayer is justified, says rules may change.Gil Ronen, 3/15/2015, 7:10 PM

Likud Minister: Jewish Home is Our First Pick for Coalition

Likud's Gilad Erdan says he prefers government with Jewish Home, haredim, Liberman and Kahlon, but victory is far from certain.Gil Ronen, 3/14/2015, 7:55 PM

Likud Ministers Deny Existence of 'Concessions Document'

Likud MKs defend PM against damning concessions document, Bennett's verbal jabs; argue unity is crucial.Cynthia Blank, 3/8/2015, 2:57 PM

Livni Tops the Race for Foreign Minister

TNS poll for Walla! finds 24% of respondents prefer Livni as foreign minister, Likud minister Erdan trails with 17%.Cynthia Blank, 3/8/2015, 1:55 PM

Erdan: Herzog Doesn't Understand the Danger in the Iran Deal

Interior Minister blasts Herzog for his continued criticism of Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech, calls him to rise above politics.Hezki Baruch, 3/3/2015, 5:42 AM

Israeli Arab Receives Permit to Return After Joining ISIS

Marwan Khaldi, whose passport was frozen two weeks ago, will return to Israel on a temporary permit issued by the Interior Ministry.Cynthia Blank, 1/8/2015, 11:35 AM

Likud MKs: The Goal Now is to Win the Elections

Likud 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.Yoni Kempinski and Elad Benari, 1/6/2015, 4:13 AM

'Deport US Consulate Staff Who Threatened Jews'

Samaria Regional Council Head demands response from Israeli Interior Ministry following clash between US consulate, Israelis.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2015, 8:41 PM

Likud's New Knesset List Starts to Emerge

After 40% of the votes counted, Yuli Edelstein and Gilad Erdan likely to take second and third spots after Netanyahu. Miri Regev in fifth.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/1/2015, 11:04 AM

Erdan Freezes Passport of Israeli Arab Who Joined ISIS

Erdan considering revoking citizenship of man who left Israel for ISIS; family threatens to petition against gov't in High Court.Tova Dvorin, 12/22/2014, 10:21 PM

Interior Minister: The Herzog-Livni Pact is 'Despicable'

Interior Minister Gilad Erdan criticizes political rivals at a conference of the Likud party.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2014, 5:12 AM

More Motions Filed to Cancel Terrorists' Citizenship

Three terrorists' residency statuses at stake, Interior Minister Gilad Erdan says, including man responsible for 2012 Tel Aviv bus bomb.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 12/16/2014, 2:10 PM

Erdan: Peace Only Possible with Mutual Concessions

Interior Minister Gilad Erdan discusses peace process, outlines two major challenges facing Israel today: security and illegal immigration.Yedida Ben Or, Cynthia Blank, 12/11/2014, 1:37 PM

Rare Beachfront Saved from Private Developer's Claws

Planning Committee decided Monday that the famous Palmachim Beach shall continue to remain the secluded, natural area it has always been.Hillel Fendel, 12/1/2014, 9:30 PM

Wife of Synagogue Massacre Terrorist Expelled

Nadia Abu Jamal has permit of stay stripped after her husband and his cousin slaughter Jews at prayer and police officer.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/26/2014, 12:38 PM

Netanyahu: 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.Orli Harari and Elad Benari, 11/25/2014, 6:16 AM

Interior Ministry Revokes Terrorist's Permanent Residency Permit

Interior Minister Gilad Erdan revokes permanent Jerusalem residency status of the driver for 2001 Dolphinarium attacks.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2014, 9:38 AM

Netanyahu Poised to Present Bill Expelling Terrorists

PM expected to propose bill stripping residency status and social benefits from Arab terrorists and their families.Ari Yashar, 11/22/2014, 8:32 PM

Erdan Looks to Expel Jerusalem Arabs Involved in Violence

Interior Minister says he is examining the possibility of revoking residency permits of those involved in terrorism, incitement.Orli Harari and Ari Soffer, 11/22/2014, 6:28 PM

Interior Minister Opens Investigation into Ashkelon Mayor

Gilad Erdan warns decision to lay-off Arab workers as 'security precaution' discriminatory, could further tensions.Uzi Baruch, 11/20/2014, 11:58 AM

Gilad Erdan is Israel's New Interior Minister

Communications Minister takes over from Gidon Sa'ar after accepting prime minister's recommendation.Hezki Baruch, 11/4/2014, 8:58 PM

Minister Erdan: Kerry 'Broke Record' for Lack of Understanding

Communications Minister adds voice to criticism of US Secretary of State's comments blaming Israeli-Palestinian conflict for rise of ISIS.Uzi Baruch, 10/17/2014, 3:49 PM

Saeb Erekat Claims '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.'Ari Yashar, 9/29/2014, 1:08 PM

MKs Unite to Condemn Abbas's 'False and Outrageous' UN Tirade

Politicians fume at PA's 'war crimes' accusations; even leftist MKs say 'true peace lovers' should reject Abbas mudslinging.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 9/27/2014, 10:59 PM

Netanyahu Offers Interior Minister's Post to Erdan

PM has offered the position of Interior Minister, to be vacated by Gideon Sa’ar, to Communications Minister.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/19/2014, 11:18 PM

Report: Erdan Mulling Offer to Serve as UN Ambassador

Communications Minister received an offer to be appointed as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations and is seriously considering it.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 9/9/2014, 3:12 AM

Erdan Praises 'Innovative' Offer for Palestinian State

Alleged proposal by Egyptian President Sisi for Palestinian state in the Sinai desert has strategic importance, Minister says.Netanel Katz and Ari Soffer, 9/8/2014, 6:10 PM

Cabinet Was Split Over Ceasefire - But Netanyahu Accepted Anyway

Ministers from Jewish Home, Yisrael Beytenu and even Likud opposed truce - but PM circumvented cabinet vote on a legal technicality.Ari Soffer, 8/26/2014, 9:02 PM