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Opposition blocks minister from IDF memorial

MK slams 'disgrace' as opposition refuses to reduce MKs at plenum allowing minister to go to helicopter crash memorial.Uzi Baruch, 2/10/2016, 10:44 AM

Herzog: Netanyahu is tired

Opposition leader claims PM Netanyahu's coalition won't last and predicts 2016 will be an election year.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2016, 4:44 AM

Finance Committee approves state budget

Finance Committee approves state budget for 2015-2016 despite difficulties imposed by the opposition.Hezki Baruch, 11/16/2015, 12:16 AM

Herzog is 'eyeing the coalition', say opponents

Labor Central Committee approves 450 new delegates. Herzog's rivals: He's planning to join the coalition.Haim Lev, 11/9/2015, 4:46 AM

Lapid: We were offered Jewish Home's portfolios

Jewish Home officials accuse Netanyahu of betraying voters on the right, after Lapid claims he was offered ministries held by Jewish Home.Hezki Baruch, 11/1/2015, 1:45 AM

Herzog: Netanyahu Should Resign

Opposition leader says Netanyahu failed to provide security and should step down. Likud officials: Herzog is an embarrassment.Elad Benari, 10/8/2015, 3:14 AM

Knesset Approves First Reading of 2015-2016 Budget

Knesset approves first reading of the Budget Law for 2015-2016. Opposition angry due to absence of PM and Finance Minister.Hezki Baruch, 9/2/2015, 11:42 PM

Lapid: PM Must Resign for 'Colossal' Iran Failure

Herzog united with PM against Iran deal, while Lapid continues to berate Netanyahu for worst 'foreign policy failure in Israel's history.'Cynthia Blank, 7/16/2015, 2:46 PM

Netanyahu and Herzog to Unite on Iran

PM Netanyahu meets opposition chairman Herzog, says it is important to show the world a united front on Iran issue.Elad Benari, 7/15/2015, 4:16 AM

MK: We Share Nothing with Leftist Opposition

MK Sharon Gal touts Yisrael Beytenu deal with Likud, says closer cooperation with the coalition expected.Hezki Baruch, 7/9/2015, 10:43 AM

Coalition Chairman Mulls a Liberman Return

While Likud's Tzahi Hanegbi boasts 'we split the opposition,' there's no certainty Yisrael Beytenu will join Netanyahu's latest government.Cynthia Blank, 7/9/2015, 7:54 AM

Opposition Dupes Knesset into Passing Bill

Coalition served first legislative defeat after coordinated opposition MKs rush into Knesset plenum moments before vote on Yesh Atid bill.Cynthia Blank, 7/8/2015, 6:27 PM

The Left Versus... The Left

Meretz chairman Zehava Galon refuses to participate with Zionist Union, Yesh Atid after latter two skip critical vote.Hezki Baruch, 6/24/2015, 5:32 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu is the Master of Zigzagging

War of words continues: Liberman says he joined opposition because Netanyahu 'abandoned' and no longer belongs to national camp.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 6/1/2015, 3:52 PM

MK Ilatov: The Coalition is Paralyzing the Knesset

Blaming delaying tactics for lack of forming Knesset committees, Ilatov requests Edelstein get coalition members in line.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 6:57 PM

Expert: Netanyahu's Narrow Government Will Last

Despite 'empty threats' from opposition to topple government, even narrow coalition, with cohesion, could last its full term.Benny Toker, Cynthia Blank, 5/21/2015, 9:58 AM

Zionist Union Warns: Opposition Lacks Cohesion

Zionist Union sources say divide between Yisrael Beytenu and Joint Arab List may be too deep for opposition to make any real traction.Cynthia Blank, 5/17/2015, 2:54 PM

Livni: I Won't Do Anything to Help Netanyahu

Backing up Zionist Union co-chair Yitzhak Herzog, Tzipi Livni asserts party has no plans whatsoever to join Netanyahu government.Cynthia Blank, 5/10/2015, 8:40 AM

Livni: Netanyahu Only Interested in Survival

Asserting that Netanyahu 'bowed down' before coalition partners, Livni claims funding to haredim and Judea and Samaria will hurt Israel.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/7/2015, 10:27 AM

Lapid: PM Using Tax Money for Political Payoffs

Continuing rant against Likud's coalition deal with UTJ at Yesh Atid's faction meeting, Lapid stresses party will fight Bibi's 'bribes.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 4:38 PM

Rivlin All But Announces Labor to Go to Opposition

During consultation with Zionist Union, Rivlin hints that should the party choose to serve in opposition, it'll be a 'complex challenge.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 3/22/2015, 2:16 PM

Official: Military Actions Unrelated to Politics

Without confirming airstrikes in Syria, Israeli official rejects opposition's claims that alleged airstrikes were politically motivated.Hezki Baruch, 12/8/2014, 12:14 AM

Lapid Won't Try to Become Opposition Leader

Yesh Atid chairman assures Labor chairman he will not try to lead the opposition despite being the largest party in it.Elad Benari, 12/3/2014, 2:16 AM

Netanyahu: We Can't Continue Like This

As he mulls his next steps, PM reportedly tells associates that the coalition cannot continue functioning under the present conditions.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/28/2014, 10:06 PM

Report: Netanyahu May Dissolve the Knesset

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu continuing to seriously consider calling early elections in the wake of ongoing coalition troubles.Elad Benari, 11/28/2014, 6:15 AM

Netanyahu Asks 'All the Left' to Join Government

PM's invitation to opposition to join his government draws criticism from across the political spectrum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2014, 2:12 AM

Hanegbi Rules Out Elections in 2015

Deputy Foreign Minister says no one in the coalition or opposition has a reason to want elections at the present time.Yishai Karov and Elad Benari, 11/17/2014, 4:42 AM

Herzog: There Will be Elections Within a Year

Opposition leader predicts that elections will be held within a year and declares: I am worthy of being Israel's prime minister.Ben Ariel, 11/16/2014, 5:01 AM

Leftist MKs Push Peace Talks Despite Gaza

Opposition calls for conflict to be resolved through resumption of peace talks - even though Hamas has broken five ceasefires.Tova Dvorin, 8/3/2014, 2:55 PM

MK Levin: Coalition to Boycott No-Confidence Vote

The coalition will not hand the left a 'propaganda victory' by showing up for a Knesset no-confidence vote Monday, said MK Yariv Levin.Yosef Berger, 7/14/2014, 9:29 PM

Herzog Blames Gov't for Talks Collapse

Opposition leader says Netanyahu should “initiate a comprehensive and courageous offer” to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Yishai Karov and Elad Benari, 4/27/2014, 5:31 AM

Opposition: Give Liberman Elections

Opposition members call for elections following Foreign Minister's remarks that going to the polls is better than releasing terrorists.Elad Benari, 4/7/2014, 3:15 AM

Herzog: I Won't Enter Netanyahu's Coalition

"I intend to win the next election and lead this country," declares opposition leader.Elad Benari, 3/16/2014, 5:39 AM

Referendum Law Becomes Basic Law

Law does not directly apply to Judea and Samaria, but could impact 'land swap' proposals.Tova Dvorin, 3/12/2014, 8:02 PM

Shas Chairman Supports Opposition Head for PM

In another 'retaliation' statement against Religious Zionist parties, Aryeh Deri hails Herzog as PM at Opposition meeting.Tova Dvorin, 3/11/2014, 1:35 PM

Expert: Governance Bill Changes Too Much, Too Soon

Political scientist speaks to Arutz Sheva on Opposition's resistance to the bill, why political decisions need to be implemented over time.Tova Dvorin, 3/11/2014, 11:22 AM

Shas Chairman Threatens Support for Withdrawals

As opposition boycotts controversial debates, Deri threatens hareidi support for withdrawals as 'revenge' against Religious Zionists.Ari Yashar, 3/10/2014, 3:44 PM

Opposition: Netanyahu is Ruled by 'Extremists'

Opposition slams Netanyahu, after 21 MKs send him a letter clarifying that a construction freeze is out of the question.Elad Benari, 2/21/2014, 2:46 AM

MK Maklev Presents: 'The Best' of the Coalition

Hareidi MK Uri Maklev says a divided coalition cannot function, presents a selection of quotes to prove his point.Elad Benari, 2/11/2014, 5:42 AM

Opposition Leader: 'The Right Has No Vision'

Labor MK and Opposition Head Yitzhak Herzog attacks nationalist camp, claims Palestinian state is 'true Zionism' at INSS conference.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 1/29/2014, 10:25 PM

Herzog 'Not Rushing' to Join Bibi's Coalition

"If Netanyahu goes for a bold diplomatic move I'll be there to help him," says new Labor chairman.Elad Benari, 11/24/2013, 2:20 AM

Herzog Could be 'Easy Partner' for Netanyahu

Political analysts say that MK Yitzchak Herzog could be easier to convince to join the coalition than MK Shelly Yechimovich.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/22/2013, 10:33 PM

Opposition Slams Lapid for Child Allowance Cuts

"The well-fed government of Netanyahu, Lapid and Bennett chooses the easiest victims," charges Yechimovich.Elad Benari, 8/20/2013, 4:13 AM

Syrian Rebels to Form 'Provisional Government'

The Syrian opposition will form a provisional government in late August following months of failed efforts, says National Coalition chief.Rina Tzvi , 7/30/2013, 8:46 PM

Explosions Shake Damascus Military Airport

Two bombs struck a large military airport outside the Syrian capital of Damascus on Sunday night, the main rebel army said.Rina Tzvi, 6/17/2013, 1:15 PM

Nearly 15 Million Sign Anti-Morsi Petition

Nearly 15 million people have signed a petition to to “remove confidence” in Egypt’s Islamist President Mohamed Morsi.Rina Tzvi , 6/11/2013, 5:07 PM

Turkish Opposition: Police Using Nazi Methods

Leader of Turkish opposition compares use of tear gas by police on demonstrators to Nazi gas chambers.Rina Tzvi, 6/4/2013, 6:49 PM

Lapid Skips Vote on VAT for Vacation in Paris

Finance Minister skips a vote on the rise in the VAT, raising the ire of the opposition.Elad Benari, 5/30/2013, 12:15 AM

Coalition Chairman: Stormy Knesset Term Ahead

MK Yariv Levin says unlike previous Knesset, the Opposition will be meaningful.Gil Ronen, 4/22/2013, 12:45 PM

Opposition Slams Lapid Over Planned Cuts

Lapid chooses to avoid special Knesset session but finds time to post on Facebook, angering opposition.Elad Benari, 4/10/2013, 3:42 AM

Yechimovich Slammed by Opponents

Labor chairwoman passes a series of proposed changes to the party’s constitution, as her opponents attack her over failure in the elections.Elad Benari, 4/5/2013, 4:44 AM

Opposition Parties Predict Short Life for Gov't

MK Deri: “See you at the elections, it will not be a long time from now.”Elad Benari, 3/14/2013, 2:13 AM

Morsi Seeks Talks With Opposition Over Polls

Egyptian President Morsi has called for a meeting with the country's opposition to discuss upcoming legislative polls, amid boycott calls.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/25/2013, 2:42 PM

Shas and UTJ: Not Afraid to Join the Opposition

"We are not shying away from entering the opposition...if Netanyahu makes his position more extreme...we won't be there," says Shas.Annie Lubin, 1/24/2013, 12:12 AM

Assad Regime 'Ready to Use Chemical Weapons'

The most senior Syrian politician to defect to the opposition told the BBC that regime will not hesitate to use chemical weapons.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/17/2012, 10:04 AM

Iran Offers to Host Syria Crisis Talks

Iran has offered to host talks between Syria's government and opposition in Tehran, its foreign minister said Sunday. Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/16/2012, 10:21 AM