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Steinitz set to visit Turkey this week

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz is set to visit Turkey later this week, in first Israeli visit to Turkey on the ministerial level in 6 years.AFP, 10/10/2016, 6:32 PM

Steinitz to meet Turkish counterpart in Istanbul

Israel's Energy Minister expected to meet his Turkish counterpart on Thursday.Elad Benari, 10/9/2016, 6:42 AM

Energy Minister: Arabs prefer monetary compensation to land

Minister Yuval Steinitz says destruction of Jewish homes is political, not legal; Arabs would prefer compensation and not the land itself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2016, 10:33 PM

Barak leaked information from top secret meeting

Ehud Barak retorts 'the rags who let Netanyahu wash the floor with them continue spouting nonsense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 4:27 PM

'A boycott of Judea and Samaria is a boycott of all of Israel'

Minister Yuval Steinitz visits the industrial zone in northern Samaria, blasts Brussels Airlines boycott of Israeli halva.Reut Hadar, 8/26/2016, 5:16 AM

Minister: 'Bad Iranian deal' not a success yet

Yuval Steinitz acknowledges Iranians have respected deal during first year, but says it is too early to call it a success.AFP, 8/7/2016, 10:48 AM

End of the Samaria water crisis?

Water Minister Yuval Steinitz describes the emergency measures taken to break the water crisis in Samaria.Rachel Kaplan and Shimon Cohen, 7/28/2016, 10:00 PM

Steinitz's plan to save Amona

Minister Yuval Steinitz speaks about his plan to save Amona from demolition, and plans to solve water crisis in northern Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2016, 2:47 PM

'How can you evacuate an entire community?'

Government Minister asks Knesset members why Amona community that stands to be evacuated is any different from other places in IsraelUzi Baruch, 7/18/2016, 10:14 PM

Shaked 'won't let any rabbinic 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 threatens to leave rabbinic courts half empty

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 properly condemn terrorist attacks’

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

Israeli minister: 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

Report: Egypt cancels Netanyahu visit after minister's remarks

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 mulling 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 Hamas 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 to Israel after secret meetings 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 reprimands Swedish envoy for FM's 'execution' charge

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

90 Israeli companies woo investors at Beijing conference

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

Senior 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

Steinitz: 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 PA stops incitement

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 plan 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 in 2011

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

Energy Minister: I Would Oppose Iran Deal if I were an American

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 Cannot Call for Tolerance But Be Rude and 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

Steinitz Slams Kerry: No One Has 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 Unanimously 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, Water Critical 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 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

'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 Denounces Moscow's Decision to Lift 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

US: Call for Iran to Recognize Israel 'Fundamental Misjudgement'

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

Intelligence Min. Wraps Up Lobbying Mission against 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: Last-Minute Effort 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: 'Concessions Document' is 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 as Nuclear Talks Drag On

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 Qatar FM's 'Courage' in Spat with Israeli Minister

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 at UN'

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