Ya'alon's associates: He wasn't offered the Foreign MinistrySources close to Ya'alon reject reports he was never offered the role of Foreign Minister if Liberman joins the coalition.
Liberman may join coalition as soon as Thursday, officials saySenior officials say coalition agreement could come as early as Thursday.
MK defends 'professional, responsible' Ya'alonMK Moti Yogev 'uncomfortable' with prospect of Avigdor Liberman replacing Moshe Ya'alon as Defense Minister.
Jewish Home says Liberman talks were planned in advanceMKs celebrate possible removal of Yaalon from Defense Ministry, claim Wednesday's political drama was planned in advance.
Former intelligence chief: Let IDF officials speak their opinionINSS head Amos Yadlin backs Ya'alon's call on IDF officers to publicly express their views.
Netanyahu reminds Ya'alon: The IDF answers to usJoint statement issued after PM summons Ya'alon for dressing down, over his support for Deputy Chief of Staff's Israel-Nazi comparison.
Nationalist MKs back Netanyahu in confrontation with Ya'alonMK Michael Oren calls to preserve the separation between the IDF and the government. Leftist MKs express support for Defense Minister.
Netanyahu and Ya'alon spar over comments by IDF officersNetanyahu summons his Defense Minister for an urgent meeting after he called on senior IDF officers to voice their opinions no matter what.
Ya'alon apologizes over aide who insulted war hero Roi KleinAdviser had claimed Maj. Gen. Roi Klein jumped on grenade to cover up error, not save fellow soldiers.
Did Ya'alon take a pot shot at Elor Azariya on Memorial Day?At official ceremony Ya'alon warns 'not to lose humanity' by overusing force, in seemingly subtle jab at Hevron soldier.
Ya'alon: Opportunity for peace deal must come from within IsraelUltimately, a peace deal with the PA should be only the business of the PA and Israel - but it won't happen soon, Ya'alon says.
Likud to vote on whether to fire Defense Minister YaalonParty's court indicates decision to expel Jews from Hevron building was wrong. Members will vote on whether Yaalon should be fired.
'Netanyahu is expert at pinning responsibility on others'Former ministers lash out at Prime Minister, Defense Minister for failure to lead during Protective Edge.
Ya'alon: We'll act firmly against Gaza terroristsDefense Minister warns Hamas amid the latest escalation in Gaza.
State Comptroller to publish damning report on Gaza operationState Comptroller report on Operation Protective Edge will include sharp criticism of the government and former Chief of Staff.
Netanyahu gives Ya'alon a sharp reprimand on Nazi comparisonReport reveals PM made tense call to Defense Minister, hours later Deputy Chief of Staff backtracks comparison of Israel and Nazis.
Yaalon: Attacks on Yair Golan are part of anti-IDF campaignDefense Minister stands behind Dep. CoS Yair Golan following controversial Holocaust comments.
Ya'alon reopens Gaza crossing closed for 8 yearsDefense Minister announces reopening of Erez crossing to goods, but says it 'won't happen tomorrow or the day after.'
MK: Yaalon sacrificing Hevron soldier for the sake of Israeli PRMK David Bitan calls on Reuven Rivlin to pardon IDF soldier who shot neutralized terrorist, notes anyone can make a mistake.
Ya'alon unfazed by insults at rally for IDF soldierDefense Minister responds with humor to insults directed at him during rally for soldier who shot neutralized terrorist.
Herzog, Bennett spar over 'loving, hating Arabs'Zionist Union chairman claims other parties stealing votes because people believe that he 'loves Arabs.'
Ya'alon compares Hevron soldier to 'ISIS''We're not ISIS,' says Defense Minister, attacking soldier who shot terrorist and accusing his supporters of being 'gang leaders.'
Ya'alon: Zero tolerance for Hamas attacksDefense Minister welcomes IDF tunnel discovery, says Hamas 'free' to care about Palestinian lives after the exposure.
Uri Ariel: We need a seaport in GazaAgriculture Minister makes surprising bid for Palestinian humanitarian rights on Tel Aviv radio station.
Former IDF Chief of Staff pushes PA peace deal'We at least have to try,' Benny Gantz insists; praises Moshe Ya'alon for 'leadership'.
Ya'alon vows not to leave Likud, step downDefense Minister hits back at incitement following statements against IDF soldier in Hevron.
MK Yogev: We can't handle terror while fight among ourselvesJewish Home MK insists that Jewish people must unite together in order to stand strong against terror.
Former ministers express support for Ya'alon21 former Israeli ministers issue a statement in support of Defense Minister and his position on the shooting of neutralized terrorists.
Soldier’s father criticizes Ya'alonFather of Hevron soldier sends a letter to Ya'alon in which he condemns incitement against the minister, but also criticizes him.
Likud MK: Ya'alon plans to establish Kadima 2Oren Hazan says sources close to Defense Minister reveal he is on his way to forming a breakaway leftist party.
Israel 'quietly' adopting Levy Report to legalize outpostsSources involved in drafting of Levy Report confirm report by leftwing NGO that Israel has begun to quietly implement some of its proposals.
Shaked: 'The incitement against Yaalon is very serious'Justice Minister denounces threats against Defense Minister, though insists they come from his own party.
Ya'alon: IDF force has deterred Hamas in GazaDefense Minister says Hamas 'hasn't fired a bullet' since Operation Protective edge, explains deterrence key to Israel's security.
Rightwing activist 'Let me take part in my son's brit milah'Meir Ettinger, a rightwing activist held under administrative detention, asks court to let him participate in son's brit milah on Monday.
Ya'alon slams 'ugly' critics over Hevron shootingDefense Minister escalates attacks against 'extremists' and 'political actors' on the Right for backing soldier who shot wounded terrorist.
'Ya'alon convicted the soldier before the trial even began'Soldier's attorney blasts Defense Minister's rhetoric, accuses him of passing judgment 'even before the trial has begun.'
Netanyahu orders not to return terrorists' bodiesPM orders Defense Minister Ya'alon to stop returning bodies, in apparent move towards Internal Security Minister's position.
Ya'alon ramps up barrage against soldier 'who transgressed'Family of soldier who shot wounded terrorist angry at Defense Minister's 'conviction campaign,' as he warns Knesset against 'bestial army.'
Ya'alon escalates condemnation of soldier on trialAt IDF ceremony Ya'alon says 'soldiers who aren't okay don't get backing,' and condemns those defending soldier who shot wounded terrorist.
Bennett: Bibi wants to please B'Tselem by sacrificing soldiersJewish Home head accuses Prime Minister, Defense Minister of harming soldiers in order to please B'Tselem, world media.
Soldier's mother to Ya'alon: Remember you killed Abu JihadMother of soldier who shot wounded terrorist sends moving letter, demanding justice for her 'son abandoned by the establishment.'
Ya'alon attacks Jewish Home's 'unprecedented abandonment'Political football on shooting continues, as Defense Minister charges Bennett's party with 'populist, political campaign of incitement.'
Tempers flare as Bennett faces off against Netanyahu, Ya'alonBennett slams comments by PM, defense minister regarding soldier who killed terrorist in Hevron. Netanyahu: Don't lecture me.
Who shot Abu Jihad when he was neutralized?Reserve office connects soldier shooting terrorist in Hevron with a 1988 mission, in which arch-terrorist was shot again to confirm death.
Breaking the Silence: Ya’alon backtracks on treason chargePressured by journalists, Ya’alon says holding classified information may not be treason, but is a security offense.
Hillel and American Jewish donors must reject Breaking The SilenceHillel invites them to speak and prominent Reform leaders support NIF which funds them, although across the Israeli political spectrum they have been accused of harming Israel.
Defense Minister: This is World War IIIYa'alon says Brussels bombings part of total terror war, calls for free world to unite and win 'because we have no other choice.'
Defense Minister Ya'alon: Breaking the Silence are 'traitors'Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon discusses Breaking the Silence recording asking for military secrets: However they use it, it's treachery.
MK Hazan threatens Defense Min: Any more blood is on your handsMK Oren Hazan to Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon: It will be your fault if any more blood is spilled at bus stops.
Ya'alon orders to investigate Breaking the Silence's 'spying'Defense Minister responds to revelation of apparent spying on the IDF by radical leftists; MK asks what happened to intel they gathered.
Even left-wing rabbis condemn Def Min for ousting Rabbi MelamedYaalon's ban on cooperation with leading rabbi called 'foolishness,' 'non-democratic,' and 'pyromania.'
IDF accused of unfairly targeting patriotic rabbiTzohar head 'shocked' by IDF order to not meet with Rabbi Eliezer Melamed. Asks why only him, not haredi rabbis, anti-IDF intellectuals?
Ya'alon warns Hamas: We will hit even harder next timeAfter first casualties in Gaza since October, Defense Minister Ya'alon warns Hamas against further attacks on Israel.
Watch: Ya'alon greets top US general as Juniper Cobra endsAs joint drill winds down, Chair of Joint Chiefs of Staff tells Ya'alon 'military-to-military relationship is foundational.'
19 years later, Jordan Valley town gets building approvalAfter a construction freeze of 19 years, Defense Minister signs off on urban building plan - is it a sign of approaching sovereignty?
Yaalon: Syrian regime used chemical weapons during ceasefireIsraeli Defense Minister claims regime forces have carried out several chemical attacks involving chlorine gas since onset of ceasfire.
Waze led soldiers to mistakenly enter QalandiyaSoldiers using Waze to guide them from Beit El to Mitkan Adam IDF base accidentally ended up in Qalandiya refugee camp.