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

Jewish Home MK: Support Top Cop Appointment

MK Smotrich calls on religious Zionists to back Gal Hirsch's selection, citing the 'hysteria' among police brass.Shimon Cohen, 8/26/2015, 2:56 PM

Security Minister Wants to Outlaw Temple Mount Rioters

The Arab men and women hired by Islamic Movement to harass Jews are an illegal organization, says Min. Erdan.Ido Ben Porat, 8/24/2015, 2:56 PM

BDS Fight to Move to Strategic Affairs Ministry

Gilad Erdan will take control of countering the boycott movement against Israel, as Foreign Ministry officials fume.Cynthia Blank, 8/20/2015, 8:06 AM

Security Minister: The Doctors Released a Terrorist

Ministers condemn release of Islamic Jihad hunger striker, saying he 'invented a new method of suicide for terror.'Hezki Baruch, 8/19/2015, 10:21 PM

Security Minister Opposes State's Cave-In to Hunger Striker

State Attorney informed hunger striking terrorist he will be released in November, against wishes of Internal Security Minister.Hezki Baruch, 8/19/2015, 12:48 PM

Erdan: I'm Not Ready to See Terrorists Roam Free in Israel

Internal Security Min. blasts Israel Medical Association's 'hypocritical' opposition to legal practice of force-feeding.Hezki Baruch, 8/12/2015, 7:04 PM

Internal Security Minister 'Saddened' by Infiltrator Verdict

Erdan says verdict 'delivers a serious blow to the state's attempt to prevent illegal infiltrators from settling into Israel's cities.'Hezki Baruch, 8/11/2015, 9:30 PM

Officer Dismissed from Stabbing Probe over Conflict of Interest

Internal investigation over the police oversights which led to the death of a teen - and wounded five others - made more transparent.Tova Dvorin, 8/5/2015, 6:31 PM

Minister Challenges Leftists: Do You Condemn Arab Firebombs?

Min. Gilad Erdan in special Knesset discussion after recent murders points out leftists' hypocrisy over hate crimes.Arutz Sheva staff, 8/4/2015, 1:20 PM

Police Minister: Duma Arsonists Were Religious Anarchists

Internal Security Minister Erdan has no doubt arson attack in which an Arab baby was killed was committed by Jews.Gil Ronen, 8/3/2015, 12:38 PM

Internal Security Minister Faces Stabbing, Arson Head-On

Minister Gilad Erdan addresses both security breaches in candid interview Friday, opens investigation into Jerusalem stabbing.Tova Dvorin, 7/31/2015, 3:50 PM

Internal Security Minister Warns: No More Prisoner Swaps

Gilad Erdan says Israel must do everything in its power to free Israelis held captive by Hamas - but freeing terrorists out of the questionAri Soffer, 7/11/2015, 9:29 PM

Gov't Shuts Down PA's Incitement TV Channel

Palestine '48 broadcast to Israeli Arabs and was completely under the control of the Palestinian Authority.Reut Hadar, 7/9/2015, 10:40 PM

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