Minister Says Teens' Murder 'Direct Result' of PA Unity Gov'tOfir Akunis in New York says abduction and murders caused by PA unity, hints Abbas's words 'can't change that.'
Likud MK: World Must Apologize for Supporting PA UnityThose who praised unity between Hamas and Fatah now see what their support has wrought, said MK Ofir Akunis.
'Moral Duty' for World to Retract Support for Unity PactHamas's involvement in the kidnapping of three yeshiva students precedent for a withdrawal of international support, Akunis says.
Deputy Minister Slams IDF Radio for Promoting Palestinian 'Lies'Deputy Minister lashes out at the great Palestinian Arab myth - that they preceded a Jewish presence in the Land of Israel.
Minister Slams Indyk's 'Lies'Deputy Minister laments US envoy Martin Indyk's comments as the result of too much influence from PA propaganda.
'Abbas Can Have Peace with Israel or Hamas - Not Both'Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sharply criticizes PA, Abbas Wednesday for demanding more construction freezes.
'Abbas Is Arafat In Disguise'Deputy Minister Ofer Akunis slams building freeze demands for talk extension, says under Abbas 'tone has changed, essence has not.'
MK Akunis Tells US 'You're Pressuring Wrong Side'Deputy Minister Akunis criticizes Obama's intentions to pressure Netanyahu during visit into concessions, says PA needs pressing.
Akunis: Peace is Foreign to the PalestiniansDeputy Minister warns against construction freeze, says that PA's rejection of Kerry's framework proves it doesn't want peace.
Akunis: '67 Borders' Like Jumping Off a SkyscraperAn Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 borders is equivalent to suicide, says Likud Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis.
Akunis, Netanyahu Present Tablets to 94 Children'Computer for Every Child' government program gives underprivileged children new educational opportunities.
'Likud MKs Critical of Netanyahu Can Leave Govt.'Source in Netanyahu's office says Likud MKs opposing proposal to put PA over Jews can quit, adds Bennett can leave too.
Akunis: A Palestinian State would Endanger Israeli Cities"I support maximum self-rule for the Palestinians but not a Palestinian state," says Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis.
Likud Deputy Minister: Kerry is 'Extreme' in Pressuring IsraelMK Ofir Akunis says 'large' Israeli concessions to US demands on peace deal will endanger coalition.
Akunis: Coalition in Danger from Kerry DealDeputy Minister warns coalition govt. faces significant changes due to US pressure on Jordan Valley withdrawal.
Report: Defense Ministry Rejects US Plan for Jordan ValleyMaariv reports that Defense Ministry rejects US plans for Jordan Valley, based on security needs.
MK Akunis: Jordan Valley is our 'Iron Wall'Deputy Minister tours Jordan Valley, says Israel must not succumb to US pressure to withdraw.
Kerry to Force Security Plan on NetanyahuReport shows Kerry's staff plans to 'attack' Netanyahu in January, make him submit to US arrangement uprooting Jordan Valley communities.
Akunis: If Kerry is Optimistic, Then We Must Be Very WorriedLikud MK responds to remarks from John Kerry praising talks, reports that pressure is on to cede control of Jordan Valley.
Akunis: Arrogant PA Wants to Break Off Talks After ReleasesThe Palestinian Authority is looking for any excuse to withdraw from negotiations with Israel, MK Ofir Akunis said Monday
Akunis: Releasing Terrorists is ImmoralDeputy Minister Ofir Akunis calls on PM Netanyahu not to release any more terrorists as a “gesture” to the Palestinian Authority.
Likud MK: Agreeing to 1967 Borders will Topple Gov'tDeputy Minister in Prime Minister's Office says terror spike is the fault of the Palestinian Authority and its incitement.
Akunis: A Palestinian State? No Way"I was against a Palestinian state in the past and am still against it today," Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis declares.
Likud MKs: Jewish Construction Must Go On Despite Peace Talks"Building in Judea and Samaria is not an issue," declares Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis at dedication of new Shomron neighborhood.
Likud MK Asks Museum to Nix Ultra-Leftist EventAnti-Zionist Zochrot will hold an event at Land of Israel Museum in Tel Aviv, which it calls Sheikh Munis.
Struk: Why Did the Government Lie About Releasing Terrorists?MK Orit Struk demands an inquiry into an incident in which the government presented false information on releasing terrorists.
Akunis: Govt. Misled Me on Terrorist ReleaseDeputy Minister claims officials involved in negotiations intentionally misled him.
MK Moalem: Puncturing Tires isn't TerrorBayit Yehudi slams those who claim that graffiti and tire puncturing against Arabs are terrorist acts.
Gov’t Won’t Repeat ‘Mistake to Announce a Construction Freeze’Likud Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis says the government won't announce a construction freeze in Jerusalem, Judea or Samaria.
‘No Plan to Release Terrorists under U.S. Pressure’Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis rejects reports that America is pushing Israel to free terrorists as a ‘good-will gesture.’
Okunis Answers Lapid on ‘Where’s the Money’Likud MK: Netanyahu’s offer to Lapid gives him a chance to show he’s serious on pre-elections promises.
Akunis: How Come Not One Judge Was Against Zoabi?MK Ofir Akunis expresses disappointment over Supreme Court ruling allowing MK Zoabi to run in the elections.
MK: Keep Zoabi Out, We Can't Afford Repeat of Bishara ScandalMK Yariv Levin said that the High Court should not overturn a Knesset committee decision to keep Hanin Zoabi out of the upcoming elections
MKs Seeking to Disqualify Zoabi May Have MajorityMost members of the Central Election Committee are expected to back a motion by MK Ofir Akunis to disqualify Arab MK Hanin Zoabi.
‘Arab MKs have Crossed All Red Lines’Likud MK slams Arab factions over picture of PM Netanyahu as a bloody-handed killer.
Enough is Enough, Say MKs about Gaza EscalationMKs call on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to take action in the wake of continued terrorism from Gaza.
Likud: Abbas Working for Labor PartyLikud is not impressed with PA head's "moderation" on TV interview, says he is trying to help Labor party.
Akunis: Zoabi Participated in Terror Attack, Disqualify HerMK Ofir Akunis demands that the Central Elections Committee disqualify MK Hanin Zoabi from running in the upcoming elections.
Likud MK Ejected in Rowdy Welcome for MofazShaul Mofaz becomes Opposition Head, blames gov't for economic woes. Likud MKs heckle him.
Deputy Speaker: We Must Turn Efrat Into a CityMK Ofir Akunis visited the Gush Etzion community of Efrat, where he said Israel must continue to build.
Akunis to Present 'Anti Tibi' BillMK Ofir Akunis (Likud) to submit a bill that would prohibit MKs to give consultation to foreign entities.
Akunis: Investigate Arab MK Over NY Trip On Behalf of PALikud MK Ofir Akunis formally called for an immediate probe into a trip to NY by MK Ahmed Tibi reportedly to support the PA statehood bid.