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Cabinet to resolve 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: Golan 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

Arab sector to develop - 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'

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 Terrorists' Residency

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

Law Allowing Ministers to Resign as MKs to Pass

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

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 PM'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 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 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

'It's 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

'Hotovely Not Minister is 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 Large 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

Gov't Given 12 Hours to Respond to 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

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 'Dirty Tricks'

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

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

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 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 Infiltrators

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

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 Terrorist 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 'Flawed’ Bill on Hareidi Enlistment

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

Obama Decides on Three New Picks to Fill Cabinet

Obama added three new names to his second term cabinet - a budget chief, energy secretary and Environmental Protection Agency head. , 3/4/2013, 8:55 PM

Obama Picks Female Business Executive for Interior

Obama to nominate business executive Sally Jewell as Interior secretary, in attempt to deflect criticism from lack of diversity in Cabinet.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/6/2013, 6:57 PM

Israeli ‘Hurricane’ Victims to Receive Gov’t Aid

The Cabinet is poised to approve an aid package for Israeli victims of the worst storm to hit the country in a decade.Chana Ya'ar, 1/27/2013, 1:29 PM

Cabinet to Deal with Security

On the agenda for Israel's government Sunday were issues of security on the home front, and looking ahead to the future in Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 12/23/2012, 12:37 PM

Israel Rejects UN Approval of New PA Status

The Cabinet has unanimously voted Sunday to reject the UN decision to grant the Palestinian Authority nonmember observer state status. Chana Ya'ar, 12/2/2012, 1:58 PM

Report: Cabinet Meets on Ceasefire Proposal

Israel's Cabinet convened late Monday night to discuss a ceasefire proposal advanced by Egypt, according to a radio news broadcast.Chana Ya'ar, 11/20/2012, 1:42 AM

Cabinet Approves Socio-Economic Planning Staff

Professional teams will integrate implementation of the government's long-term reforms.Gil Ronen, 11/4/2012, 5:59 PM

Apples and Honey Sweeten Cabinet Meeting

Prime Minister Netanyahu and Cabinet dipped apples in honey as a sign for a sweet New Year for Israel at their meeting on Sunday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/10/2012, 12:26 PM

‘Put Security Ministers Under Lie Detector Test’

Cabinet Minister Uzi Landau wants officials to undergo a lie detector test to find out who leaked security secrets to the media. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/5/2012, 4:57 PM

Iran May Be Reason for New Cabinet Powers for Bibi

Netanyahu wants the Cabinet to agree to give him more power over decision-making. A possible attack on Iran may be reason. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/12/2012, 1:38 PM

PM Gathers Senior Ministers to Save Ulpana

PM Netanyahu gathered senior ministers Friday in an attempt to find a solution for the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El.Maayana Miskin, 5/11/2012, 9:55 AM

Bibi to Sack Ministers Who Back Outpost Law

The Prime Minister will reportedly inform Likud ministers on Sunday that they will be out of a job if they defy him on the Outpost Law.Gabe Kahn., 1/28/2012, 11:28 PM

Libya Announces New Cabinet

Libya appointed a new cabinet comprised of pragmatists and technocrats - denying Islamists access to key defense ministry posts.Gabe Kahn., 11/22/2011, 10:57 PM

Netanyahu: Let's Get Back to Work

Netanyahu's remarks at weekly Cabinet meeting address the "revolutions" being led by the Israeli Government.Elad Benari, 10/24/2011, 3:13 AM

Cabinet in Midnight Meeting as Attacks Go On

Netanyahu's 'cabinet of eight' to meet at midnight as attacks from Gaza continue.Maayana Miskin, 8/21/2011, 12:14 AM