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

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 'Completely 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 Egyptian 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

Use Lie Detector to Catch Who Leaked Secrets, Says Landau

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

Report: 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 at Cabinet Meeting: 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 Continue

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

Israel to Extend Daylight Savings Time

Israel's cabinet has approved extending daylight savings time to October 1.Gabe Kahn., 7/5/2011, 6:23 PM

Assad Pushing For Quick Birth of Government in Beirut

Efforts to resolve Beirut's impasse over forming a Cabinet were given new life as embattled Syrian president Bashar Assad pushes for resolution.Gabe Kahn., 6/10/2011, 11:23 AM