'Apply compelling pressure to Hamas - make them suffer'Ex-Defense Minister Amir Peretz tells Arutz Sheva, 'Israel has many ways to force Hamas to return murdered soldier's remains.'
Ex-Defense Minister to challenge Herzog for Labor leadershipPeretz announces candidacy for Labor primaries, even as no date set for vote.
MK Peretz: Regulation Law means the end of private propertyMK Amir Peretz said that passing the Regulation Law would allow anyone to build on private property without repercussions.
MK Peretz: Haredim should be part of Zionist UnionMK Amir Peretz says that haredi candidates should be included in the Zionist Union's Knesset list.
Knesset discusses preparedness for earthquakesThe Knesset Subcommittee for Readiness of the Home Front held a hearing to discuss the State's level of preparedness for earthquakes.
Amir Peretz: I'm going to be Prime MinisterFormer Defense Minister vows to retake Labor leadership, then triumph in elections.
'How dare they show their faces at memorial ceremony?'Father of fallen IDF hero Emmanuel Moreno criticizes Amir Peretz, Tzipi Livni, Dan Halutz for attending IDF memorial ceremony.
Peretz: Orsher has no place in public discourseMK Amir Peretz criticizes Israeli army radio film critic for tirade against Jews of Middle Eastern descent
'In next war, thousands of rockets will hit in heart of Israel'Senior military official warns of heavy rocket fire in next Lebanon war: '300 tons per month, equivalent to 5 hours of Air Force bombing'.
What Avigdor Liberman could learn from Amir PeretzLiberman would do well to avoid the mistakes of Peretz, the last non-general to hold the post of Defense Minister.
MK: Strong Opposition better for the public than unity gov'tMK Amir Peretz fumes at idea of unity government, which he predicts would lose touch with public interest.
Plastic bag law passes, bans free shopping bags as of 2017Bill dreaded by Israeli shoppers finally passed, will ban free distribution of plastic shopping bags beginning in January 2017.
MK Yonah: Labor is coming together, though disagreements remainMK Yossi Yonah welcomes Amir Peretz's return, still doesn't understand Herzog's vision, praises Bennett's education plan.
It's official: Peretz returns to Labor partyFormer Labor leader signs membership papers to come back to original party, though it remains unclear if he will challenge Herzog.
Amir Peretz to take on Herzog in Labor leadership raceFormer defense minister says he will support chairman Yitzhak Herzog against PM Netanyahu's coalition until next Labor primaries.
MK Begin: There is 'no solution' to the Arab-Israeli conflictMK Benny Begin says he does not see a possible agreement with the Arabs, notes the PLO will never agree to concede land.
Peretz Returning to Labor PartyMK Amir Peretz decides to leave Livni's Hatnua, run with Labor in the next elections.
MKs Learn: 'There is No Substitute for Hard Work'Incoming MKs meet with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and veteran MK Amir Peretz for seminar on legislation and law-making.
Poll: Likud Leads, But Netanyahu Losing ApprovalSeries of surveys find that while Likud keeps marginal lead in the polls, Netanyahu's approval rating has noticeably dropped.
Peretz Submits Bill to Prevent Bennett from Becoming PMMK Amir Peretz submits bill to revert to direct prime ministerial elections - specifically to prevent 'extremist' Bennett from becoming PM.
Livni Warns of Imminent Coalition BreakupAs Lapid threatens 'alternate government' and Livni plummets in polls, minister hints at shakeup in radical leftist conference.
Peretz Readies for Dismissal, Clashes with Netanyahu Over RoleClashes erupt between PM, minister over role of ministers in the government - and whether Peretz is 'folding in the face of terror.'
'Netanyahu Will Have No Choice but to Fire Peretz'Political officials believe PM will be forced to dismiss Environment Minister following his tirade during a television interview.
Min. Peretz: I'm Leaving the GovernmentHatnua member, former defense minister says Netanyahu 'has brought the country to a state of despair.'
Ministers Strongly Oppose 'Scandalous' Budget CutMinisters from all sides pledge to oppose long-term cut to fund Gaza operation; calls to postpone as materials received last minute.
Minister Threatens to Leave 'Extreme Right' GovernmentEnvironmental Affairs Minister Amir Peretz slams Bennett for making Israel 'extreme right', calls to end sanctions against PA.
Sa'ar Blasts Members of Livni's PartyInterior Minister Gideon Sa’ar says Hatnua should back the Israeli government, not blame it for torpedoing peace talks.
Israeli, PA Officials Collaborate to Help the EnvironmentMinisterial delegations meet over waste treatment, water and air pollution. Peretz: We can only benefit by working together.
Ethiopian Immigrants Plant Roots in IsraelConnecting on a whole new level: new Ethiopian immigrants, Jewish Agency participate in tree-planting ceremony in honor of Tu Bishvat.
Minister Peretz in Landmark Visit to TurkeyEnvironment Minister in Istanbul, the first official visit by an Israeli minister since the relations between the countries broke down.
Mount Scopus Park Project ApprovedDespite efforts by Minister Amir Peretz to stop it, a new national park on Mount Scopus in Jerusalem has been approved.
Peretz Holds Up Planning of Mt. Scopus ParkEnvironment Minister Amir Peretz is actively standing in the way of development of a new park on Mt. Scopus.
Peretz: Bennett is Looking for HeadlinesHatnua minister: Bayit Yehudi ministers have a "collective responsibility" to accept terrorist release if they don't leave coalition.
Tensions Boil Over Between Bayit Yehudi, Hatnua PartiesCoalition MKs trade barbs over ‘homes for terrorists’ claims and more. PA leaders lend support to ‘Jewish Home’ position.
Landau: Peretz’s Policy will mean Split JerusalemTourism Minister warns of harsh consequences as Minister Peretz freezes plans for national park that angered Arabs in Jerusalem.
Israel to Get Tough on Air PollutionThe government on Sunday authorized a major plan to battle air pollution in Israel, approving a NIS 140 million program
Min. Peretz: Bayit Yehudi Torpedoing PeaceMinister from Tzipi Livni's party accuses religious Zionist party of recklessly endangering Israel.
Bennett: Good Thing Pioneers Weren’t Like LivniIn spite of left-wing opposition, gov't approves Judea and Samaria towns as part of "national priority" list.
Peretz Blasts Danon Over Comments on 'Two-State Solution'"Anyone who tries to bury the idea of two states endangers the future of Zionism,” warns Environment Minister Amir Peretz.
Bennett: I Won't Let Peretz Damage Hesder YeshivasEconomics Minister Naftali Bennett said that he would not allow Hesder yeshivas to be damaged by proposed changes in requirements
Peretz: Ammonia Plant Will be Gone from Haifa"We must not accept the continued existence of the ammonia container in Haifa Bay," says Environment Minister Amir Peretz.
Mitzna: Yair Lapid as Finance Minister is 'Irresponsible'Appointing Yair Lapid as Finance Minister is like appointing Amir Peretz as Defense Minister, says MK Amram Mitzna.
Mitzna: Livni 'Violated Her Word' By Giving Peretz MinistryMK Amram Mitzna practically called Tzippy Livni, the leader of his party, a liar after being told that he would not serve as a minister
Erdan: Livni Won't be Part of Peace TalksMinister Gilad Erdan in television interview: Netanyahu told me that if Livni joins coalition, she won't take part in peace talks.
Peretz: Livni Party Won't Join Netanyahu GovernmentTzipi Livni’s new party will not be a part of a government led by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, says new member Amir Peretz.
Yechimovich and Livni Trade Barbs Over PeretzLabor chairwoman Shelly Yechimovich says the public is "overwhelmed by the moral low" in Peretz's defection to Livni.
Peretz Splits Off from Labor, Joins LivniMK Amir Peretz, once head of Labor Party, splinters from Labor list and joins Tzipi Livni's "the Movement."
Internal Row in Labor over Platform, Talk of SplitAmir Peretz tears into Shelly Yechimovich for not ruling out joining a Netanyahu government.
Labor Primaries: ResultsHerzog, Peretz and Cabel get top slots, Peace Now head in 28th place.
Labor Primaries Pit Current Chairwoman Against Former ChairmanLabor primaries will be a tight race between candidates favored by current chair Yechimovich and former chair Amir Peretz.
Call to Declare a 'Special Situation' in Israel's SouthThe powerful Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense committee is calling for a 'special situation' in Israel's south as rockets rain down.
Peretz: Shalit Deal Was in the Works in 2006Former Defense Minister Amir Peretz claims: Egypt brokered a deal for his release two weeks after the kidnapping.
Shelly Yachimovich Elected Labor Party LeaderAfter an exciting and close second round, MK Shelly Yachimovich clinches the leadership of the Labor party.
Labor Leadership Race Headed for Second RoundRace for the leadership of the Labor party headed for a second round: none of the candidates was able to achieve 40% of the votes.
Knesset Debates No Confidence MotionsOpposition discussed no confidence motions as social protest groups begin bickering. PM: "Jabotinsky believed in free market".
MK Amir Peretz Escapes Arrest in BritainFormer Defense Minister Amir Peretz is a wanted man; the politician barely escaped an arrest in the UK last week.
Samaria Mayor: Our Case Against Destruction is JustThe State must give Supreme Court its schedule for razing homes of fallen war heroes Ro'i Klein and Eliraz Peretz in May. Mayor hopes for reversal.