Deri resigns, paving way for contested gas dealWith Aryeh Deri's official resignation, Economy Ministry - and greenlight for Noble Energy deal - transfers to Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Deri to become the first Periphery MinisterDeri set to step down from Economy Ministry to let gas plan pass without being involved, will become first minister of periphery.
'Deri has seven mandates, is doing zero work'Yachad head Yishai condemns Shas head for quitting Economics Ministry, and ignoring his campaign promises to the poor.
Aryeh Deri resigns from Economy MinistryShas head Aryeh Deri steps down from role as Economy Minister. MK Yellin: 'Deri is a coward and not a leader.'
Ministers Disagree Over Anti-Terror RallyThe morning after: public officials squabble over appropriateness of ministers speaking at mass rally in front of Prime Minister's House.
'Shabbat Train Shutdown Deri's Personal Agenda'Transport Ministry officials say latest decision reflects Economy Minister's tendency to 'shirk all responsibilities.'
Uproar Over Train Shutdown for ShabbatIsrael rail workers aghast at Economy Ministry decision to shut down maintenance work on Shabbat noting travelers could be stranded.
Missing Israeli: Important Testimony ReceivedAs ZAKA rescue teams redouble efforts with witness testimony, ministers Deri and Elkin work to get permits to expand tools for search.
Netanyahu: When I Want Something, I Achieve ItDespite 'obstacles,' Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu celebrated the Knesset's approval of the framework on gas development Monday.
Movement Continues Campaign Against DeriAfter losing court case against Aryeh Deri's appointment as Economy Minister, Movement for Quality Gov't demands new hearing.
Deri: We Will Not be Silent on Shabbat DesecrationShas chairman blasts Netanyahu and Katz for allowing Ma'ariv Bridge clean-up to continue throughout Jewish day of rest.
High Court Gives Aryeh Deri the All ClearPetition from Movement for Quality Government against Shas chairman Aryeh Deri's ministerial appointment quashed by High Court.
Minister: Bring Haredi Extremists to JusticeEconomics Minister Aryeh Deri condemns mob which injured firemen on Sunday, saying they should be prosecuted to full extent of the law.
New Kosher Law to Shore Up 'Holes' in SupervisionA new law that would significantly restrict the definition of 'kosher' at food establishments was approved for legislation Sunday.
Edelstein: Coalition 'Could Change Soon'Prime Minister Netanyahu worked hard to put together his coalition - but it is likely to change, said Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein.
Israel, China in Talks to Become Major Econ AlliesEconomics Minister Deri discusses Free Trade Agreement with Chinese Ambassador, as Israel indicates it's focus is shifting to the East.
Cabinet Passes Deal to Break Up Gas MonopolyEnergy minister says deal will stop monopoly on offshore gas, provide energy security to state and millions to its coffers.
El Al Could be Penalized for 'High Heel-Gate'Reports indicate El Al's requirement of female attendants to wear high heels could become subject of a government investigation.
Economics Ministry Hails Transgender VictoryEconomy Ministry announces ruling in sex-change discrimination case, notes 'Tel Aviv Loves All Genders.'
Yishai: Deri Turned Shas Into North KoreaDealing with campaign debt, Yishai rules out rapprochement with 'dictator' Deri, says he was too 'soft' on him.
A-G: Difficult to Defend Deri AppointmentAttorney General Weinstein says it will be difficult for him to defend Deri's appointment as Economy Minister to the Supreme Court.
Shas, Likud Sign Coalition AgreementUnder agreement, Deri to be appointed Economy Minister; Shas to receive two Ministries and several deputy positions.
Deri: I Will Not Accept Jewish Home DeputyShas chairman Aryeh Deri says Religious Affairs Ministry will remain squarely in hands of Shas, with no interference from Jewish Home.
Netanyahu, Deri Set to Meet: Deal Imminent?After deals were closed with UTJ and Kulanu, Shas appears to be next to sign onto Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's new government.
Aryeh Deri Drops Demand for Interior MinistryShas head convicted of bribery during his last interior ministry stint tell Army Radio he's giving up on the ministry 'to prevent slander.'
Shas Lists Demands to Restart Coalition TalksDeri tells press conference he won't return to talks with Likud without at 0% VAT on basic goods and a 'social toolbox,' after UTJ deal.
Deri-Yishai Saga Continues Even Post-ElectionsParliamentary aide asserts that boss, Shas MK Yaakov Margi, will not receive ministerial role because of aide's own relation to Eli Yishai.
Deri Refuses to Accept Economy MinistryAfter complaining that Netanyahu had not given him a concrete offer on the Interior Ministry, Deri refuses to accept Economy Ministry.
Did Deri Just Threaten to Abandon Bibi for Buji?Claiming he has not received a conclusive ministry offer from Netanyahu, Shas head Aryeh Deri says he's weighing his next steps.
Netanyahu Offers Deri Transportation MinistryPM makes offer apparently meant to work out conflict between Deri and Kahlon, and seal Kulanu coalition deal.
Deri: Jewish Home Failed Us, Needs to CompromisePromising to revitalize Shas' education network, Aryeh Deri charges haredim should get Religious Affairs Committee over Jewish Home.
'Stop Eli Yishai Hate Before It's Too Late'Something must be done to bring the divisions between supporters of Aryeh Deri and Eli Yishai under control, says outgoing MK Nissim Ze'ev.
PM to Meet with Haredi Parties for Coalition TalksRumors abound that Netanyahu could give UTJ chairman Yaakov Litzman Health Ministry, Shas chairman Aryeh Deri Interior Ministry.
Lapid to Netanyahu: Choose Anyone But DeriFormer Finance Minister begs Netanyahu not to choose Deri for Interior Minister, cites Shas chairman's jail stint for corruption.
Deri Opposes Increase in Number of MinistersReport says Shas chairman has sent Netanyahu a message that he is against changing the law that limits the number of cabinet ministers.
MK Litzman: We Will Undo the 'Damage' Lapid DidHaredi parties hope to have a greater influence on the next government than they had on the previous ones, UTJ and Shas MKs said.
Yishai to Deri: Let's Work Together After ElectionWith elections only one day away and after months of bitter tension, Yishai offers to work together with Deri, head of his former party.
Deri: We'll Support NetanyahuShas chairman says his party would support Netanyahu, calls him to form a coalition “which goes by Begin’s social guidelines."
'Deri and Others Going Left if Herzog Outpaces'Ze'ev, founder of Shas recently booted by Deri, says his party, UTJ, Kulanu, Yisrael Beytenu all set to go left if Labor gets upper hand.
Deri: 'Large Gaps' Between Us and the LeftShas chairman says he's against splitting Jerusalem but would agree to evict "isolated settlements".
Rabbi Yosef's Daughter Clarifies: Shas is LeftistBar-Shalom fears 'radical right government,' says Shas will push for two-state solution peace deal, and blames Jews for Arab 'hatred.'
Shas Hotline Showcases Bitter Anger at YishaiShas hotline feature that allows callers to leave messages for friends filled with abuse against former Shas Chairman Eli Yishai.
Deri to Yishai: Recordings Don't Exist, Pipe DownAfter Yishai threatens to release clip that will bring Shas to its knees, party chair Aryeh Deri attacks him for continuing smear campaign.
Shas Releases Video: Rabbi Ovadia Endorses DeriLatest salvo in video war over Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's blessing shows the rabbi announcing Deri as party head.
Deri: 'Arrogant' Lapid Wants to Rehabilitate Me?Shas Chairman says he prefers to recommend Netanyahu for prime minister, and will not sit in coalition with Yesh Atid and Joint Arab List.
Lapid 'Doesn't Regret' Slamming Deri During DebateYair Lapid talks about Yesh Atid's campaign as well as his controversial remarks to Deri during elections debate.
Rabbi Yosef Allowed Yishai to Form a New PartyNew posthumous video reveals Shas spiritual leader on his hospital bed gave Yishai the go-ahead to form Ha'am Itanu.
Deri: We Support Netanyahu for Prime MinisterShas chairman indicates he will recommend Netanyahu as Prime Minister after the elections on March 17.
Deri: We Have a Preference for NetanyahuShas Chairman acknowledges his public wants Netanyahu as PM, but said he will only join coalition that agrees to Shas' social demands.
Rabbi Yosef's Kids Refuse Deri's Request for VideoTension in Shas as Rabbi Yosef's children refuse to give video of him for campaign clip, with Deri appearing to be burning bridges.
Deri: Shas 'Strives for Peace, Not Expelling Jews'Aryeh Deri visits Gush Katif Museum and tells Arutz Sheva his party policy is to 'do everything to protect Jewish communities.'
Yishai: I Will Ask for the Interior MinistryYachad-Ha’am Itanu chairman says he will ask to be Interior Minister in the next Cabinet in order to fight illegal infiltration from Africa.
'Advocate for the Poor' Deri Worth NIS 4.8 millionShas chairman Aryeh Deri is worth NIS 4.8 million ($1.15 million), according to documents he filed disclosing his personal net worth.
In 'New' Video, Ovadia Yosef Praises YishaiThe battle of the “Rav Ovadia videos” in Shas continued Thursday, as a “new” video showed Rabbi Ovadia Yosef praising Eli Yishai.
Aryeh Deri Bows Out of NIF-Linked ConferenceShas leader opts out of Haaretz-NIF Democracy Conference, after Likud and Jewish Home did the same.
Shas Waffles Over Inclusion in NIF-Backed EventIssues over extreme leftist group's involvement in conference still 'under review,' Deri's reps say.
'Shas MKs Live Through Agony Every Day'MK and Shas party founder Nissim Ze'ev reveals: Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri is 'obsessed' with control, slandering Eli Yishai.