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Shaked 'won't let any judges be disqualified'

Source close to Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked insists she won't give in to pressure against religious Zionist rabbinic judges.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 7/12/2016, 1:52 PM

Political fight holds up rabbinic court appointees

Appointment committee meeting canceled after Chief Rabbis refuse to attend. Shas demands Sephardi majority on Supreme Court.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2016, 3:59 PM

Steinitz in Amona: 'I'll work to avert tragedy'

Infrastructure Minister Yuval Steinitz visits Amona; 'It's unthinkable to simply evacuate entire towns for judicial reasons'.Eliran Aharon, 6/28/2016, 2:16 PM

‘Palestinians must learn to condemn terrorism’

Israeli Ministers condemn Orlando nightclub massacre, call to fight radical Islam.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/13/2016, 5:20 PM

Turkey reconciliation deal 'near completion'

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz says '90%' of Turkey's conditions have been met, possibly paving way for lucrative natural gas deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 1:37 PM

Netanyahu to minister: Thanks but...no thanks?

Humorous moment caught on the mics as PM reminds Energy Minister who he forgot to thank for fighting for the gas deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2016, 7:25 PM

Minister admits: 'I eat bread on Passover'

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz says he 'loves tradition,' but refuses to give up chametz on Passover.Tova Dvorin, 4/16/2016, 8:54 PM

US-Israel energy pact expands cooperation

Energy Minister meets with US counterpart in Jerusalem to increase cooperation on natural gas, clean energy, cyber protection and more.JTA, 4/5/2016, 2:22 PM

Minister: Brussels bombings did not wake up Europe

Energy Minister Steinitz warns EU vowed to stay the same after the attacks, but 'if it wants to fight terror, it has to change.'Ari Yashar, 3/23/2016, 10:54 AM

Steinitz's remarks cancel PM's trip to Egypt?

Are offhanded remarks on Israeli-Egyptian collaboration being as an excuse to cancel a meeting between Netanyahu and Sisi?Netanel Katz, 2/14/2016, 2:43 PM

Israel mulls twin gas pipelines to Turkey, Greece

Energy Minister Steinitz outlines plans of gas line to Cyprus and Greece, says if rapprochement goes through Turkey could also be hooked up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2016, 5:35 PM

Steinitz: Egypt flooded tunnels at our request

Energy Minister reveals details about security coordination between Israel and Egypt.Elad Benari, 2/7/2016, 5:59 AM

Steinitz 'disappointed' in 18-years of US spying

Minister responds to revelation of intelligence breach program, saying 'US spies on everyone, but we haven't spied on them for decades.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2016, 1:55 PM

Steinitz returns after secret meeting in Abu Dhabi

Weeks after Israeli diplomatic mission established in Abu Dhabi, Energy Minister traveled to UAE capital to meet with top officials.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2016, 11:00 PM

Israel summons Swedish envoy for reprimand

Foreign Ministry tells Carl Magnus that Swedish FM will play no role in 'foreseeable future' with regard to Israeil-Palestinian relations.Cynthia Blank, 1/13/2016, 8:18 PM

Israeli companies woo Chinese investors

Economic conference was an initiative to strengthen economic cooperation between Israel and China.Shoshana Miskin, 1/11/2016, 2:30 PM

Minister plays down report US spied on Netanyahu

Senior Likud politician Yuval Steinitz says he 'didn't fall off his chair' reading WSJ spying revelations, plays down report's significance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2015, 5:50 PM

'Erdogan wants normalization thanks to gas deal'

Energy Minister says surprising call by Turkish president reveals desire by several regional states to buy natural gas from IsraelAri Yashar, 12/14/2015, 5:25 PM

Steinitz: IAEA report is far from comforting

Minister Yuval Steinitz says IAEA report on Iran’s nuclear activities shows Iran is a threat that cannot be trusted.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2015, 6:15 AM

Steinitz: Peace impossible until incitement stops

National Infrastructure Minister Yuval Steinitz admits current Israeli policy has failed to protect citizens from terror.Yaakov Levi, 11/26/2015, 2:54 PM

Steinitz: EU labeling is 'disguised anti-Semitism'

Energy Minister denounces EU's proposal to label products made in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 11/11/2015, 5:14 AM

Likud Minister: Abbas Incites Just Like the Nazis

Minister Steinitz tells Washington conference that Abbas is 'world's top anti-Semite, he is worse than Arafat.'Nitsan Keidar, 10/19/2015, 9:12 AM

'The West Gives Legitimacy to Terror Against Jews'

Minister Steinitz, together with Foreign Ministry director, warn the press that Abbas's incitement 'paves the way for bloodshed, not peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2015, 3:00 PM

Barak: Ya'alon and Steinitz Nixed Iran Strike

Former Defense Minister claims Israel planned to strike Iran's nuclear facilities in 2011, but Ministers Ya'alon and Steinitz refused.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/21/2015, 10:03 PM

Netanyahu Vows 'Zero Tolerance' for Terror

'Those who try to harm us: we will hurt you,' Netanyahu warns after wave of terror attacks.Hezki Baruch, 8/16/2015, 1:06 PM

Steinitz Fires back at US Energy Minister

Yuval Steinitz fires back at comments by US Energy Secretary Moniz, who claimed he'd support the Iran deal even if he was Israeli.Ari Soffer, 8/4/2015, 4:00 PM

'You Can't Call for Tolerance But Then Be Violent'

More intolerance at the LGBT rally: Culture Minister Miri Regev livid after crowd booes Yuval Steinitz offstage for his support.Tova Dvorin, 8/2/2015, 11:14 AM

Kerry 'Has No Authority to Threaten Israel'

Congress' criticism of Iran deal due to serious flaws in agreement, Israeli minister asserts, blasting US Sec. of State for blaming Israel.Cynthia Blank, 7/26/2015, 5:18 PM

Cabinet Passes Deal to Break Up Gas Monopoly

Energy minister says deal will stop monopoly on offshore gas, provide energy security to state and millions to its coffers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2015, 8:13 PM

Report: Israel Helped Obama Prevent Syria Strikes

New book alleges top Israeli officials pitched intervention plan on Syria chemical weapons fiasco - and set poor precedent for Iran.Tova Dvorin, 6/15/2015, 6:25 PM

Steinitz: Electricity Crucial to Israel's Survival

Israel's electric consumption hit an all-time on Wednesday, with 11,334 megawatts of power passing through the company's lines.Yaakov Levi, 5/27/2015, 10:31 PM

Likud Appointments Start to Shape Up

Despite threats from Erdan, Netanyahu has so far made deals Thursday with ministers Katz, Ya'alon, Steinitz, and Akunis.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/14/2015, 1:18 PM

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.Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 6:58 PM

'Obama Folded Following Bibi's Speech'

Minister Steinitz says White House's agreeing to congressional review of Iran deal is an Israeli accomplishment.Gil Ronen, 4/15/2015, 12:34 PM

Israel Slams Russia's Lifting Iran Missile Ban

Decision to lift ban on providing S-300 missiles to Iran proves the deal will be 'exploited,' Yuval Steinitz fires.Tova Dvorin, 4/13/2015, 7:19 PM

Obama Rejects Demand for Iran to Recognize Israel

US President Barack Obama rejects Israel's demands for Iran to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, says it's asking too much.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2015, 7:35 AM

Israel Proposes New Terms for Final Iran Deal

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz outlines to journalists Israel's proposed terms for final nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1 powers.Cynthia Blank, 4/6/2015, 9:20 PM

Steinitz: If We Have No Choice We Will Attack Iran

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz said Thursday that military action against Iran is an option if all else fails.Cynthia Blank, 4/2/2015, 1:31 PM

Mossad Women Upset over Choice of Honoree

Dozens of women who served in the Mossad unite against honor Sima Shine with lighting of beacon on Independence Day.Gil Ronen, 3/29/2015, 10:32 PM

Israel Ends Two-Day Anti-Iran Mission

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz and other experts visit Paris, London in attempts to dissuade P5+1 from disastrous Iran deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2015, 7:42 AM

Steinitz Wraps Up Lobbying Mission on Iran Deal

Yuval Steinitz says Israel and France share concerns over US-led hasty deal with Iran, as he ends a 2-day special diplomatic mission.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2015, 9:20 PM

Israel Denies It Spied on US

Jerusalem rejects Wall Street Journal report citing White House officials who accused Israel of spying on US-Iran talks.Gil Ronen, 3/24/2015, 12:19 PM

Steinitz in France, Hoping to Influence Iran Talks

With 8 days left till nuke talks deadline, Intelligence Minister reportedly hopes France will toughen its stance still more.Gil Ronen, 3/22/2015, 10:05 PM

Steinitz: Concession Document Suitable for Purim

Intelligence Minister says document allegedly offering Israeli concessions to PA is an American one that Israel never agreed to.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/6/2015, 10:12 PM

Steinitz: Maybe Kerry Doesn't Know What We Know

Strategic Affairs Minister fires back after Kerry questions Netanyahu's judgment when it comes to Iran.Ben Ariel, 2/26/2015, 6:16 AM

Steinitz Hints Israel Could Strike Iran

Intelligence Affairs Min. says 'all options on the table', says Israel won't held back from defending itself by 'diplomatic constraints'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2015, 3:50 PM

Hamas Backs Qatari FM in Spat with Israel

Qatari FM Khalid al-Attiyah and Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz exchanged verbal fire at Munich Security Conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2015, 4:08 PM

Israeli Ministers Slam 'Failed PA Provocation'

Foreign minister, defense minister and others say PA resolution shows it is committed to delegitimization not Oslo, suggest it be disbanded.Ari Yashar, 12/31/2014, 10:09 AM

Nationalist MKs Slam Decision on Amona

Nationalist MKs criticize High Court's decision that the new community of Amona be demolished within two years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2014, 3:45 AM

Steinitz: Hamas Risking Another War

Intelligence Minister warns Hamas that it risks the 'full demolition of its military and government infrastructure' by enflaming tensions.Hezki Baruch, 12/24/2014, 6:21 PM

Liberman, Steinitz: PA Move Will Only Bring War

Foreign Minister Avigdor Libeman condemned the PA for submitting a draft resolution to the UN Security Council to force Israel to withdraw.Moshe Cohen, 12/18/2014, 9:09 AM

Steinitz Reiterates: No Arms for Terrorists

After airstrikes near Damscus, Intelligence Minister restates Israeli policy to prevent sophisticated weapons reaching terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2014, 10:58 AM

Steinitz Gaffe? 'Intel Effort to Deny Iran Nukes'

Minister of Intelligence lets slip, perhaps on purpose, that Israel is not just taking diplomatic measures against the Iranian threat.Gil Ronen, 12/3/2014, 2:07 PM

Israel Cuts F-35 Purchase from 31 to 14 Jets

Intelligence Minister says other jets have much better maneuverability, weapons carrying capabilities.Gil Ronen, 12/1/2014, 1:06 PM

If Crisis Not Resolved, We Will Draw Conclusions

Netanyahu opened Cabinet meeting addressing tensions between Ministers. 'There is no day that passes without threats and ultimatums.'Cynthia Blank, 11/30/2014, 12:24 PM

Steinitz on Iran Deal: 'No Good To Come From This'

Recording of Steinitz, broadcast on Army Radio Sunday, has the minister criticizing US about Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and Iran deal.Yedida Ben Or, Cynthia Blank, 11/2/2014, 10:11 AM

IAEA Reveals Iran Not Answering Nuke Questions

IAEA chief says Iran refusing to share info on 'military dimensions' of nuclear program; only three IAEA members monitoring Iran.Ari Yashar, 11/1/2014, 6:51 PM