Security cameras on Temple Mount also removed

Cabinet decision on removal of magnetometers also apparently included security cameras already accepted by Jordan and the Waqf.Nitsan Keidar, 7/25/2017, 10:57 AM

'Hold cabinet meeting at Tomb of Patriarchs'

Yesha Council and Amana issue invitation following UNESCO designation of Hevron's Old City as 'endangered PA heritage site'Hezki Baruch, 7/10/2017, 7:45 PM

Likud minister: Why are we approving construction for Arabs?

Culture Minister Regev asks why Israel should approve 15,000 housing units for Arabs in Area C, when they build nonstop in areas A and B.Hezki Baruch, 6/18/2017, 1:55 PM

'The Cabinet should've stood its ground'

Binyamin Regional Council head says the Cabinet should not have approved the package of goodwill gestures to the PA.Benny Tocker, 5/23/2017, 4:06 AM

'The gestures are not status-changing'

Diplomatic officials say the newest gestures to the PA do not harm Israel's interests.Nitsan Keidar, 5/22/2017, 12:04 AM

Lapid: The Cabinet functions like a press conference

Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid slams Cabinet, Netanyahu, hints government should file indictment against Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2017, 7:33 PM

Israel sets to be international ‘smart transportation’ leader

Cabinet OKs NIS 250 million plan; Economic Council Head foresees doubling of economy.Hillel Fendel, 1/23/2017, 2:04 AM

No government ministers attended funerals of terror victims

PM orders Cabinet Secretary to formulate a procedure requiring Cabinet ministers to attend funerals of soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2017, 10:25 PM

Still no progress on Regulation Law

The Cabinet has struggled to reach a consensus on the Regulation Law, which could save Amona, with less than one month until the evacuation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2016, 7:07 PM

Government to allow additional allocations for yeshiva students

The Government will approve an additional 48 million NIS allocation to Yeshivas and Kollels for overseas students.Haim Lev, 11/17/2016, 12:15 PM

WZO Settlement Division to return to full activity

The cabinet will meet to decide to restore the WZO settlement division to full functioning after 2 years of inactivity.Gary Willig, 10/7/2016, 12:17 PM

Minister: Netanyahu will throw Bennett out of government

In an off-the-record interview with Arutz Sheva, a Cabinet minister warned that Education Minister Bennett's jibes come with a high price.Uzi Baruch, 7/31/2016, 2:08 PM

Netanyahu: Terror tunnels were discussed in 9 Cabinet meetings

Prime Minister's Office rejects allegations that the terror tunnels were not discussed with the Cabinet before Operation Protective Edge.Nitsan Keidar, 7/26/2016, 11:36 PM

The terror continues: Arabs attack funeral

No rest for the weary: as Rabbi Michael Mark's body was being transported for burial, passing Arabs threw a stone at mourners.Rachel Kaplan, 7/3/2016, 4:39 PM

Dozens protest terror wave as Cabinet convenes

Dozens gather in Judea and Samaria to protest the series of murderous terrorist attacks over the last few days.Uzi Baruch, 7/3/2016, 5:42 AM

Cabinet resolves to get to bottom of Yemenite children affair

Minister Tzachi Hanegbi to bring to investigate classified material about alleged kidnapping of Yemenite children in early days of stateShai Landesman, 6/26/2016, 3:00 PM

Cabinet to approve Turkey reconciliation agreement

Ministers expected to approve agreement between Israel, Turkey next week. Turkey made partial concessions on Hamas.Nitsan Keider, 6/23/2016, 9:27 PM

Netanyahu to announce: The Golan Heights will remain ours

Cabinet to hold weekly meeting in the Golan Heights, where Netanyahu will declare that the region is not up for negotiations.Nitsan Keidar, 4/17/2016, 4:39 AM

Cabinet's solution to terror: Patch up the fences

In meeting PM and ministers decide to fix breaches in Jerusalem fence - but make no significant decision on crushing the terror.Hezki Baruch, 3/10/2016, 10:43 PM

Watch: Israel braces for possible PA collapse

From today's ILTV edition. Netanyahu reportedly instructs cabinet to prepare for end of PA.ILTV, 1/6/2016, 1:12 AM

Cabinet approves Mandelblit appointment for A-G

Netanyahu favorite received backing of all ministers but one and will take office on February 1.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2016, 1:58 PM

Development in Arab sector - if illegal building stops

Cabinet approves 5-year plan to promote development of Israel's minority population on condition illegal construction halted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2015, 10:02 PM

Government pledges to build 'next Modi'in' in the north

Harish community near Haifa upgraded to full-fledged city, given 1B shekel budget. 'An outstanding Zionist act.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2015, 5:59 PM

IDF soldiers' salaries to increase by 50 percent

Government approves substantial pay raise for IDF soldiers; 'No more appropriate time than on eve of Hanukkah,' says Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 12/6/2015, 1:25 PM

Cabinet Approves Revoking Residency from Terrorists

Security cabinet approves a series of additional security measures in wake of ongoing terror wave.Elad Benari, 10/14/2015, 2:08 AM

Constant Terror Yields Raise for Jerusalem Police

Cabinet approves 800 shekel per month raise for capital police officers in light of ongoing rock and firebomb attacks.Tova Dvorin, 9/25/2015, 12:09 PM

Cabinet Approves Budget for 2015 and 2016

Following a late night debate, the Cabinet approves the budget for 2015-2016.Ben Ariel, 8/6/2015, 6:16 AM

Cabinet Advances Law Allowing Ministers to Resign as MKs

Justice Minister's bill, modeled after Norwegian Law, lets minister resign from Knesset, enabling coalition parties to bring in new MKs.Cynthia Blank, 7/19/2015, 2:15 PM

Yad L'Achim to PM: Do Something About Assimilation Now

The Yad L'achim organization called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to do something about the rise in assimilation.Moshe Cohen, 7/5/2015, 8:54 PM

US Oleh Eli Groner In Charge of Prime Minister's Office

American immigrant Eli Groner was confirmed Sunday as Director of the Prime Minister's Office.Moshe Cohen, 6/7/2015, 4:15 PM

Begin: I'm Not Resigning from the Knesset

Anyone who think I'm giving up my seat is an 'idiot,' Benny Begin tells Likud faction meeting, a day after resigning from the government.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 6/1/2015, 4:38 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

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

Netanyahu: Time to Roll Up Our Sleeves and Get to Work

Netanyahu reveals aims of the next gov't. On the agenda: security, social welfare, domestic and regional development - and peace talks?Tova Dvorin, 5/15/2015, 9:00 AM

'If Hotovely Not Minister, it Would Be a Spit in the Face'

Likud's national-religious public and Hotovely associates vent frustrations over Netanyahu's intentions not to give her a ministry.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/14/2015, 2:57 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

Knesset Approves Bill to Expand Government

Second and third readings of Netanyahu proposal pass with slim majority.Cynthia Blank, 5/13/2015, 3:34 PM

Likud Blasts 'Hypocrites' Who Oppose Expansion of Cabinet

Likud welcomes the passing of the motion to expand the cabinet, blasts those who were opposed to it as “hypocrites”.Elad Benari, 5/12/2015, 12:15 AM

Government Expansion Bill Passes First Reading

Despite delay in swearing-in government, Netanyahu achieves victory in first reading of bill to expand number of cabinet ministers.Cynthia Blank, 5/11/2015, 10:09 PM

Government Given 12 Hours to Respond to Yesh Atid Appeal

Supreme Court orders government and Attorney General to respond to appeal against expansion of cabinet by 8:00 Monday.Shlomo Pitrikovsky and Elad Benari, 5/11/2015, 1:14 AM

Ministers Approve Motion to Expand Government

After receiving governmental approval, Netanyahu's bill to expand government will move to Knesset for approval on Monday.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 12:10 PM

Lapid Livid Over Enlarging of Cabinet, Threatens Legal Action

Likud announces Knesset vote on enlarging the cabinet from 18 ministries to 20, evoking threats from Yesh Atid.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/8/2015, 8:30 PM

Ministers Squabble Over Jewish State Law

Heated debate, arguing erupts in Knesset Cabinet meeting on 'Jewish State' law, ahead of pivotal vote on Israel's identity.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/23/2014, 2:39 PM

How Netanyahu Foiled Livni's Plan to Torpedo 'Jewish State' Bill

Loud dispute at Ministerial Law Committee after Livni scuttles the discussion on the National Law. Minister Uri Ariel calls it "sabotage".Hezki Baruch, 11/16/2014, 6:50 PM

Cabinet Approves 2015 Budget Following Marathon Talks

After 10 hours of discussion, the Cabinet approved the state budget proposal for 2015.Ben Ariel, 10/8/2014, 2:13 AM

Israel Confirms Acceptance of 72-Hour Ceasefire

Cabinet votes to accept 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza, beginning Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. local time.Elad Benari, 8/4/2014, 11:45 PM

Israel Rejects Kerry's Ceasefire Proposal

Cabinet unanimously votes to reject the ceasefire proposed by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/25/2014, 8:49 PM

Cabinet to Discuss Egypt's Ceasefire Proposal

Security Cabinet will meet Tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m. to discuss Egyptian proposal for ceasefire in Gaza.Elad Benari, 7/15/2014, 12:12 AM

Cabinet Discusses Response to Murder, No Decision Reached

Meeting of the Security Cabinet on possible responses to the murder of the three Israeli teenagers ends without a consensus.Elad Benari, 7/1/2014, 1:13 AM

Livni: I Want A Liberal, Not a Nationalistic, Israel

Justice Minister Tzippy Livni says proposal to annex the Jordan Valley will only succeed in embarrassing Israel.David Lev, 12/30/2013, 3:48 PM

Cabinet to Approve Benefits to Residents of South

Prime Minister Netanyahu to submit a 166 million shekel plan for economic benefits for Sderot and the area adjacent to Gaza.Elad Benari, 12/29/2013, 5:35 AM

Cabinet Approves Plan to Deal with Illegal Immigrants

New plan gives infiltrators incentives to go home and boosts police numbers to increase law enforcement, especially in south Tel Aviv.Ari Yashar, 11/25/2013, 11:31 AM

Shai Nitzan Appointment Approved, Jewish Home Opposes

Nitzan wins overwhelming support from ministers despite controversy over appointment as State Prosecutor.Maayana Miskin, 11/24/2013, 2:50 PM

New PA Work Permits, but Not as ‘Gesture’

Govt. gives more work permits to PA, but not as a ‘gesture’ for talks. Bennett: This promotes real peace.Maayana Miskin, 9/8/2013, 3:07 PM

Journalist: ‘Heavy Heart’? Don’t Believe It

Journalist says talk of tough decisions, close vote on prisoner release are government spin.Maayana Miskin, 7/28/2013, 2:07 PM

Voting for Terror Prisoner Release ‘With a Heavy Heart’

At least two Ministers say they will vote with PM Binyamin Netanyahu to free 104 Arab terrorist prisoners with Jewish blood on their hands.Chana Ya'ar, 7/28/2013, 1:12 PM

Support for ‘Imperfect’ Bill on Hareidi-Religious Enlistment

Bill on hareidi enlistment passes with 14 votes and 4 abstentions, but dissatisfaction remains.Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 12:13 PM