Former DM: Lebanon has been 'abducted' by Iranian regime

Ex-Defense Minister Ya'alon speaks about Hezbollah's strength and Iran's influence, says a ceasefire on Israel's terms is a 'victory.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2018, 9:35 AM

Azariya family confronts Ya'alon

Parents of soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist disrupt speech by former Defense Minister, confront him over treatment of son.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2018, 9:51 AM

Ya'alon: Stop being complacent

Former Defense Minister says Hamas should have paid a price for the kite terrorism a long time ago.Elad Benari, 7/13/2018, 4:46 AM

Netanyahu: Will I get an apology?

PM wonders whether MK Yair Lapid and ex-Minister Moshe Yaalon will apologize for their accusations against him over the Submarine Affair.Nitzan Keidar, 6/13/2018, 7:53 PM

The 21st Knesset: Which new parties have the best chance?

A number of new parties - most led by former lawmakers - will vie for a place in the next Knesset. But what are their chances?David Rosenberg, 6/6/2018, 2:15 PM

'The war is over Tel Aviv and not Gush Katif'

Former Defense Minister says aims of 'March of Return' are to destroy the Jewish State, IDF responding responsibly.Shimon Cohen, 5/15/2018, 8:27 PM

Ex-Def. Min: Israel nearly shot down Russian plane

Former Israel Defense Minister says Russian plane was nearly shot down after it approached Israeli airspace. 'Shoot down narrowly averted.'David Rosenberg, 5/6/2018, 10:48 PM

Former Defense Minister: No immediate danger of escalation

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon says no need to fear escalation, attack on Syria isn't related to Israel.Hezki Baruch, 4/14/2018, 11:01 PM

'Many of us owe Meir Dagan their lives'

'Today's relative security and quiet is the result of creative activity outside-the-box, as in the operation revealed today.'Moshe Ya'alon, 3/21/2018, 2:29 PM

'Azariya must express remorse if he wants to be released'

Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon says Elor Azariya's request for parole should be dependent on admission of guilt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2018, 3:49 PM

Ya'alon: Netanyahu and Liberman are coordinated

Former Defense Minister says he's preparing to run for prime minister, claims coalition crisis "is about the prime minister's survival".Elad Benari, 3/11/2018, 5:29 AM

Yaalon calls on Netanyahu to resign

Former Defense Minister Moshe 'Bogie' Yaalon, a Netanyahu rival, calls on Prime Minister Netanyahu to resign over bribery allegations.Tzvi Lev, 2/18/2018, 12:04 PM

Former Defense Minister: Netanyahu should have resigned long ago

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon promises to unveil his party list as soon as Israel sets date for elections.Hezki Baruch, 2/3/2018, 10:26 PM

Rabbi's daughter, ex-Defense Min, breakaway MK mull joint run

Breakaway Knesset Member, former Defense Minister Yaalon, daughter of Shas founder Rabbi Ovadia Yosef reportedly mulling joint Knesset run.David Rosenberg, 1/11/2018, 10:30 PM

Likud: Former Defense Minister Ya'alon is spouting nonsense

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon claims PM Netanyahu should be suspect in submarine affair, Likud slams Ya'alon for 'spouting nonsense.'Uzi Baruch, 12/30/2017, 7:46 PM

Likud minister: Moshe Ya'alon is trampling the rule of law

Tourism Minister Levin slams former Defense Minister Ya'alon, says he is not 'prosecutor, judge, and executor.'Chana Roberts, 12/21/2017, 4:35 PM

Ex Defense Minister Ya'alon testifies on behalf of Samaria town

Jewish community threatened by leftist petition claiming ownership of land - even though site was allocated by Israeli government in 2000.Ido ben Porat, 12/12/2017, 3:14 PM

'Leadership isn't measured in social media likes'

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon says "leadership is not about 'likes' - it's about what you are willing to sacrifice for."Orly Harari, 11/25/2017, 10:05 PM

'We have to stop discussing Elor Azariya'

Defense Minister Liberman says he and IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot respect each other but don't agree on whether to pardon convicted soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2017, 2:21 PM

'Continued damage to Israel's basic values and character'

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon slams PM Netanyahu for 'trying to buy time' at the expense of the Israeli public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2017, 8:08 PM

'Disengagement was breaking point in Israel's history'

Former Defense Minister who opposed 2005 disengagement visits center dedicated to memory of destroyed Jewish communities of Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2017, 3:34 PM

Former Defense Minister: I'm talking to everyone

Moshe Ya'alon admits that he is engaging in talks about his political future, with 'anyone willing to talk about Israel's future.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2017, 10:19 AM

Yaalon refuses to apologize

Moshe Yaalon refuses to retract comparison between Duma family killing and Henkin murder.Tzvi Lev, 9/14/2017, 1:26 PM

Terror victim's mother 'shocked' by ex-Defense Minister

Rabbanit Chana Henkin says blaming Israel for terror attack is untrue and dangerous.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2017, 11:36 AM

'The only one who responsible for the Henkin murder is Yaalon'

Former Samaria Regional Council head harshly criticized Yaalon after he blamed Israel for the murder of the Henkin family.Tzvi Lev, 9/10/2017, 12:08 PM

Yaalon rips into Naftali Bennett

Former Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon lashed into Naftali Bennett. "The blood of the Duma attack is on our hands."Tzvi Lev, 9/10/2017, 10:41 AM

Former Defense Minister demands PM step down

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon says Israel is 'being destroyed by its politicians,' insists PM Netanyahu resign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2017, 9:57 PM

Two Israeli-Arab terrorists buried as 'enemy corpses'

Defense Minister agrees to Public Security Minister's request, orders terrorists buried in temporary 'enemy corpse' cemetery.Orly Harari, 8/16/2017, 9:50 AM

'We believe the state will keep its promise'

Matan Benita, a resident of Sde Boaz, says that the state promised to legalize the community following voluntary partial evacuation.Tzvi Lev, Eliran Aharon, 8/6/2017, 4:44 PM

'The right-wing is more than just Netanyahu'

Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon calls on Likud voters to abandon Prime Minister Netanyahu. 'The right is more then one person.'Tzvi Lev, 8/6/2017, 3:54 PM

'If there is a war, we will annihilate Lebanon's infrastructure'

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon says Iran runs Lebanon, promises Israel will destroy Lebanon completely if war breaks out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2017, 12:35 PM

Ya'alon: No peace agreement on the horizon

Former Defense Minister believes there is no possibility of reaching an agreement with the PA, says Abbas is evading responsibility.Elad Benari, 7/17/2017, 3:08 AM

Ya'alon attacks Liberman, calls him a 'liar'

'I do not want anyone like Liberman to preach to me,' said former DM. 'A liar who spent years in interrogation rooms.'Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2017, 1:45 PM

Ya'alon lashes out: Netanyahu is corrupt

Former Defense Minister says it is 'inconceivable' PM was not involved in submarine scandal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2017, 10:10 PM

Ya'alon: Netanyahu will be indicted

Former Defense Minister says at least one investigation against PM will end with an indictment, says he plans to run for PM himself.Gary Willig, 7/11/2017, 6:32 PM

Ya'alon blasts government ministers

Former Defense Minister criticizes Galant who called for the elimination of Assad, blasts Liberman over calls to destroy Hamas.Ido Ben Porat, 6/30/2017, 5:06 AM

Ya'alon: We need separation

Former Defense Minister bemoans right-wing pressure to build in Judea and Samaria instead of separating from Arabs there.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2017, 8:14 PM

'No final status agreement soon - and not because of us'

Former Minister Moshe Ya'alon harshly criticizes government: 'Only ones who continued Begin legacy in government are me and his son.'Mordechai Sones, 6/12/2017, 7:57 PM

'Ya'alon's testimony nothing but gossip and rumors'

Senior law enforcement official says testimony of former Defense Minister amounted to nothing despite promises of bombshell.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2017, 8:28 AM

Yaalon hasn't given up on territorial concessions

Former Defense Minister points out failure of Oslo - but calls not to close the door on giving up land for a future Palestinian state.Shimon Cohen, 6/6/2017, 9:14 AM

Ya'alon threatens: I'll tell what I know

Former Defense Minister explicitly states in interview, 'Money could have been involved.' Prime Minister's Office: 'Nonsense'Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2017, 9:35 PM

Ya'alon: I hope Trump will be efficient on peace process

Former Defense Minister hopes Trump will not blame Israel for any failure in the peace process.Eliran Aharon, 5/8/2017, 5:07 AM

Liberman: Ya'alon is 'frustrated and bitter'

Defense Minister blasts his predecessor who criticized his remarks on North Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2017, 5:37 AM

Jewish Home MK: Ya'alon is abusing the bereaved

MK Bezalel Smotrich attacks former Defense Minister, says Ya'alon is using victims' families to forward political agenda.Hezki Baruch, 5/1/2017, 9:59 AM

Former Defense Minister: Maybe you can just shut up

Moshe Ya'alon slams Defense Minister's North Korea statement, says Netanyahu needs to take charge of his ministers.Arutz Sheva Staff , 4/30/2017, 8:59 AM

'Liberman worries me, he's blurting out platitudes'

Former Defense Minister says PM should not have bought submarines, current Defense Minister has 'no patience' for security cabinet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2017, 10:58 PM

Bennett supports Netanyahu's ultimatum

Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett endorses Netanyahu's decision not to meet German FM if he meets with anti-Israel left-wing NGOs.Uzi Baruch, 4/25/2017, 1:39 PM

Ya'alon: Not enough done to bring back soldiers from Gaza

Former Defense Minister says government placing responsibility for missing soldiers on families instead of Hamas, which holds them captive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2017, 9:30 PM

The week that was and reader's comments

'All religious/traditional Jews must add their voices to demand change from MKs...in how a truly Jewish Military Force should act.'Mordechai Sones, 4/6/2017, 8:58 PM

'Likud has become nationalist; religious have no representation'

Former DM Ya'alon: I found even national-religious public, which lacks Knesset representation, dissatisfied with Likud.Mordechai Sones, 4/5/2017, 1:17 PM

'Today, Rivlin wouldn't get into the Likud'

Former Defense Minister criticizes Likud as he prepares to form a new party.Hezki Baruch, 3/30/2017, 5:46 AM

Poll: Ya'alon does not pass electoral threshold

Radio 103 survey reveals 'Yesh Atid' largest party, Likud immediately follows, Joint Arab List and Jewish Home tie for third place.Mordechai Sones, 3/22/2017, 1:16 PM

Ya'alon: Erdogan seeking to be 'neo-Ottoman empire'

EX-Defense Minister says Erdogan's Turkey one of several radical elements seeking to expand hegemony over Middle East, including Iran.AFP, 3/15/2017, 4:13 PM

'It's a shame Yaalon decided to leave us'

Likud minister says Yaalon to blame for falling out with party, argues former Def. Minister would have been wise to accept Foreign Ministry.Hezki Baruch, 3/13/2017, 12:48 PM

Ya'alon leaves Likud

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon leaves Likud to make new party.Hezki Baruch, 3/12/2017, 7:37 PM

Ya'alon: I won't prevent right-wing government

Moshe Ya'alon insists he will not join left-wing parties to prevent the establishment of a right-wing governmentYoel Domb, 3/12/2017, 5:54 PM

Moshe Ya'alon forms new political party

At a Tel Aviv event, Ya'alon says he's forming his new party because 'there's no choice.'Hezki Baruch, 3/4/2017, 7:19 PM