Labor chairman shaves his mustache

Organizations for the deaf and hard of hearing complained that they couldn't read Peretz's lips and Peretz shaved after 47 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2019, 11:51 PM

Amir Peretz: Blue and White will fall apart after the elections

Labor chairman reveals he planned to run for president, but changed his plans in light of the elections.Elad Benari, 8/20/2019, 6:38 AM

'Peretz shouldn't be allowed to turn Israel into Venezuela'

Former Minister Naftali Bennett fierce attack on Labor-Gesher economic plan: 'Good intentions sometimes lead to disasters.'Mordechai Sones, 8/12/2019, 4:17 PM

Labor leader won't 'boycott' Netanyahu

MK Amir Peretz says he won't boycott Likud or PM Netanyahu, won't sit with charged or indicted PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 1:02 PM

Liberman: Labor chair and Netanyahu have a deal

Yisrael Beytenu chair: 'Obviously there is a price for this deal, obviously the price is Amir Peretz’s presidency.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2019, 9:07 AM

Report: Peretz not ruling out merge with Meretz and Barak

Despite his statements otherwise, Labor chairman is reportedly still considering a merger with the Democratic Union.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/26/2019, 11:04 PM

Amir Peretz: No chance of running with Meretz or Ehud Barak

Labor party chairman says joint list with far-left parties would alienate other voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 11:07 AM

Amir Peretz in talks with former Shin Bet chief

Amir Peretz in talks with Yuval Diskin, known for his criticism of Netanyahu, to join Labor-Gesher alliance.Hezki Baruch, 7/21/2019, 6:11 AM

Labor leader: We won't sit with Netanyahu

Amir Peretz says joint list is 'house of unconditional love,' promises not to support 'laws of immunity and racism.'Hezki Baruch, 7/19/2019, 4:08 PM

Labor, Meretz preparing for joint run

Leaders of Labor and Meretz meet in bid to create joint left-wing ticket. Will Ehud Barak's new Democratic Israel join?Shimon Cohen, 7/17/2019, 8:35 AM

Labor, Meretz, heads discuss 'challenges of democratic camp'

Labor's MK Peretz speaks with Meretz chair Nitzan Horowitz about how to replace PM Netanyahu, promises to keep in touch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 2:39 PM

Amir Peretz: I'll bring 5 more seats to left-wing bloc

Labor chairman Peretz says that he'll add 2 seats from the Arab/Druze sectors and 3 from those who voted for Orly Levy and Kahlon.Rafael Levi, 7/7/2019, 7:18 PM

Peretz: We will cancel the 'racist' Nationality Law

Labor Party chairman vows to repeal law stating that Israel is the Jewish people's nation state.Hezki Baruch, 7/7/2019, 6:52 AM

MK Amir Peretz: I'm a leftist, I'm not hiding it

Chairman of the Labor Party Amir Peretz says that Labor won't sit in a government headed by Netanyahu103FM, 7/5/2019, 2:08 PM

Amir Peretz: Only enlarging the bloc will create a chance

New Labor chairman promises to work towards alliances in the leftist camp in order to defeat the nationalist camp in the upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 7/4/2019, 6:35 AM

Can the Labor Party become a significant factor in politics?

After the failure of the previous elections, Amir Peretz was elected leader of the party. Will he be able to reconstruct the great days?The Land Of Israel Network, 7/3/2019, 3:18 PM

Peretz skips victory celebration

Labor chairman-elect Amir Peretz decides not hold celebration of his victory in wake of protest Ethiopian Israeli community.Hezki Baruch, 7/3/2019, 3:42 AM

Amir Peretz wins Labor primaries

Former Labor party leader to head the party again in September elections after winning primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2019, 10:47 PM

Labor to choose new leader in nationwide primary vote

65,000 Labor party members to head to the polls Tuesday to choose new party chair, after incumbent Avi Gabbay dropped out of race.David Rosenberg, 7/2/2019, 8:46 AM

Amir Peretz: If I lead Labor, Netanyahu won't be prime minister

MK Amir Peretz is preparing for Labor's primaries on Tuesday, hoping to be chosen as the party's leader.Hezki Baruch, 6/30/2019, 4:42 PM

Labor's Amir Peretz eyes alliances to take right-wing seats

Ex-Defense Minister vows to create Labor into ideological alternative to Israeli Right, plans alliances to attract right-wing voters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 11:03 AM

Amir Peretz to run for Labor chairman

Amir Peretz to run for post of chairman of the Labor party whether primaries or elections using another method are held.Chaim Lev, 6/3/2019, 5:36 AM

Amir Peretz announces he has beaten cancer

Veteran Labor lawmaker says he successfully beat the disease in 2017.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/9/2018, 1:45 PM

'A wise and creative officer'

Platitudes rain down after Aviv Kochavi chosen to replace Gadi Eizenkot as IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2018, 2:43 PM

'One of the more heroic battles in Israel'

Former Defense Minister Amir Peretz demands that the government work to bring back the bodies of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.Yoni Kempinski, 8/27/2018, 4:38 AM

'There were also many murderers among us'

Austrian parliament chairman visits Knesset wearing skullcap, admits his countrymen were 'not only victims of the Nazis'.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 9:56 PM

'Iran understands its lies have been exposed'

MKs from across political spectrum hail historic intelligence achievement after PM's speech, call on world to act on Iran's nuclear program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2018, 9:28 PM

Austrian ambassador to visit Knesset despite ban

MK Amir Peretz says Austrian ambassador to Israel to attend Knesset discussion despite ban by Foreign Ministry.Gary Willig, 4/15/2018, 8:59 PM

'The Mossad chief showed us photos of the reactor'

Former Defense Minister Peretz speaks to Arutz Sheva about the behind-the-scenes discussions on when to destroy the Syrian reactor.Nitsan Keidar, 3/21/2018, 11:44 AM

'A cheap populist decision'

Leftist MKs blast Likud Central Committee after its members approve a motion calling for Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2018, 5:44 AM

'What will we say when religious soldiers refuse orders?'

Left-wing MKs slam Ehud Barak for 'undermining foundations of democracy', call former PM's recent statements 'dangerous'.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2017, 9:20 PM

'You're a war criminal, you're not welcome here'

MK Amir Peretz heckled by Moroccan lawmakers during meeting of Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2017, 10:02 PM

Peretz: We await a government headed by Gabbay

MK Amir Peretz meets supporters, calls on them to back new Labor leader.Elad Benari, 7/14/2017, 4:16 AM

Israel's opposition Labor seeks renewal with leadership vote

One of Labor's top candidates was Defense Minister credited with losing Second Lebanon War.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2017, 3:19 PM

Poll: Netanyahu, right-wing bloc still on top

Netanyahu would win additional term as Prime Minister if elections were held today, new poll shows. Peretz outperforms Gabai as Labor chief.David Rosenberg, 7/10/2017, 11:40 AM

Gabai: Bennett using public funds for 'religious brainwashing'

Labor party candidates Amir Peretz and Avi Gabai blast Education Minister, claim he is using gov't money to 'bring pupils close to Judaism.'Uzi Baruch, 7/9/2017, 3:51 PM

Poll: Likud remains the largest party

New poll finds that the Likud will remain the largest party in the Knesset regardless of who wins the Labor leadership.Hezki Baruch, 7/6/2017, 12:07 AM

Herzog loses Labor party leadership

MK Amir Peretz and former minister Avi Gabai to face off in second round of Labor primaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2017, 11:14 PM

Peretz 'disappointed' in UK Labour leader

MK Peretz writes letter to Jeremy Corbyn, expresses disappointment over Corbyn's refusal to visit Yad Vashem.Elad Benari, 4/3/2017, 4:12 AM

'Pressure Hamas prisoners and Gaza residents'

Shaul and Goldin families, senior security experts,MKs attend third Lobby conference to return sons.Hezki Baruch, 3/7/2017, 6:44 PM

Liberman: UNHRC 'the Council of Hatred of Israel'

Israeli politicians blast UNHRC over its criticism of the sentencing of soldier Elor Azariya.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/24/2017, 8:26 PM

'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.'Shimon Cohen, 1/29/2017, 8:04 PM

Ex-Defense Minister to challenge Herzog for Labor leadership

Peretz announces candidacy for Labor primaries, even as no date set for vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 9:46 AM

MK Peretz: Regulation Law means the end of private property

MK Amir Peretz said that passing the Regulation Law would allow anyone to build on private property without repercussions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2016, 10:59 PM

MK Peretz: Haredim should be part of Zionist Union

MK Amir Peretz says that haredi candidates should be included in the Zionist Union's Knesset list.Yoel Domb, 11/8/2016, 9:22 AM

Knesset discusses preparedness for earthquakes

The Knesset Subcommittee for Readiness of the Home Front held a hearing to discuss the State's level of preparedness for earthquakes.Yoel Domb, 11/2/2016, 4:27 PM

Amir Peretz: I'm going to be Prime Minister

Former Defense Minister vows to retake Labor leadership, then triumph in elections.Yoel Domb, 9/27/2016, 9:30 AM

'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.Eliran Aharon, 7/19/2016, 4:00 PM

Peretz: Orsher has no place in public discourse

MK Amir Peretz criticizes Israeli army radio film critic for tirade against Jews of Middle Eastern descentTal Polon, 7/13/2016, 10:53 AM

'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'.Shai Landesman, 6/27/2016, 4:48 PM

What Avigdor Liberman could learn from Amir Peretz

Liberman would do well to avoid the mistakes of Peretz, the last non-general to hold the post of Defense Minister.Ben Sales, 5/20/2016, 1:00 AM

MK: Strong Opposition better for the public than unity gov't

MK Amir Peretz fumes at idea of unity government, which he predicts would lose touch with public interest.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2016, 12:16 PM

Plastic bag law passes, bans free shopping bags as of 2017

Bill dreaded by Israeli shoppers finally passed, will ban free distribution of plastic shopping bags beginning in January 2017.David Rosenberg, 3/29/2016, 8:36 AM

MK Yonah: Labor is coming together, though disagreements remain

MK Yossi Yonah welcomes Amir Peretz's return, still doesn't understand Herzog's vision, praises Bennett's education plan.Shimon Cohen, 2/9/2016, 7:52 AM

It's official: Peretz returns to Labor party

Former Labor leader signs membership papers to come back to original party, though it remains unclear if he will challenge Herzog.Elad Benari, 2/9/2016, 5:15 AM

Amir Peretz to take on Herzog in Labor leadership race

Former defense minister says he will support chairman Yitzhak Herzog against PM Netanyahu's coalition until next Labor primaries.Cynthia Blank, 11/26/2015, 11:22 AM

MK Begin: There is 'no solution' to the Arab-Israeli conflict

MK Benny Begin says he does not see a possible agreement with the Arabs, notes the PLO will never agree to concede land.Uzi Baruch, 11/13/2015, 6:13 AM