Family of Islamist killed on Marmara sues Barak over the raid

Relatives of 19-year-old American citizen who was killed in Marmara raid launch civil suit against former Defense Minister.Elad Benari, 10/22/2015, 4:16 AM

Barak Says US Should Give Israel Arms to Strike Iran

Former prime minister says Israel and US must determine together criteria and response if Iran were to 'significantly violate' deal.Cynthia Blank, 9/22/2015, 3:21 PM

Police Complaint: Barak Endangered Israel's Security

Leaked recordings in which Ehud Barak comments on Iran and other matters is worthy of a criminal investigation, says an attorney.Moshe Cohen, 8/27/2015, 10:11 AM

Time for a Change in Israel's Political System

The mantra for Israeli politicians: I'm important, not the country. Ronn Torossian, 8/26/2015, 11:23 PM

Likud Blasts 'Pathetic' Barak Over Anti-Netanyahu Comments

'Netanyahu was doing fine before Barak, and is doing well after him now,' Likud fires, blaming former min. for 'inflated self-importance.'Tova Dvorin, 8/24/2015, 11:02 PM

Barak Threatens to Sue Media Over Leaked Recordings

Former Defense Minister's legal team threatens Channel 2 after leaks reveal Barak's disdain for Netanyahu, secrets about Iran.Netanel Katz, 8/24/2015, 10:47 PM

After Barak Scandal, Official Warns Leaks Lose Lives

Former Cabinet Secretary reveals in special Arutz Sheva interview how security leaks are too common in Israel - and can kill.Shimon Cohen, 8/24/2015, 9:00 PM

Barak: Netanyahu Responsible for Three Boys' Abductions

Former Defense Minister blames PM's inaction over Gilad Shalit, lack of follow-up for abduction of three teenagers in 2014.Tova Dvorin, 8/24/2015, 7:52 PM

Netanyahu's Bureau: 'Stop Irresponsible Talk'

'Netanyahu continues to act aggressively for the security of Israel, with determination and decisiveness.'Gil Ronen, 8/23/2015, 10:29 PM

'Netanyahu Lives Inside a Cloud of Deep Pessimism'

Ex-defense minister says Netanyahu prefers being afraid over being hopeful, doesn't make tough decisions 'until he is forced to.'Moshe Cohen, Gil Ronen, 8/23/2015, 8:36 PM

Former Nat. Security Adviser: 2011-2012 Best Time to Strike Iran

Maj. Gen. Eiland discusses how IDF shot down Netanyahu's 'ideal window' to take out Iran's nuclear program; strike is 'not impossible.'Ari Yashar, 8/23/2015, 3:20 PM

Did Barak's Iran Divulgences Harm Israel's Security?

Foreign Affairs and Defense Comm. chair will investigate why military censor cleared information on possible Iran strike for publication.Cynthia Blank, 8/23/2015, 2:07 PM

Liberman Blasts 'Chatterbox' Barak for Spilling Iran Secrets

Details of government talks to strike Iran's nuclear sites should never have been released to public, former foreign minister asserts.Hezki Baruch, 8/23/2015, 9:29 AM

Barak: Ya'alon and Steinitz Nixed Iran Strike in 2011

Former Defense Minister claims Israel planned to strike Iran's nuclear facilities in 2011, but Ministers Ya'alon and Steinitz refused.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/21/2015, 10:03 PM

Former Defense Min. Explains Why Israel Didn't Rescue Shalit

Netanyahu, former defense minister Ehud Barak discuss 'Sabena rescue' and why similar mission wasn't carried out for Gilad Shalit.Cynthia Blank, 8/13/2015, 11:08 AM

Barak: Iran Very Likely to Have Nukes Within the Decade

Former prime minister and defense minister says Iran is likely to follow in the footsteps of North Korea - but Israel can live with it.Gil Ronen, 7/14/2015, 10:19 PM

Report: Ehud Barak Considering Political Comeback

Former Prime Minister has held multiple meetings with Labor MKs in possible bid to return to the party.Tova Dvorin, 7/12/2015, 9:32 AM

Ehud Barak Warns Israel Unprepared for Hezbollah Missile Threat

Ex-DM says number and accuracy of Hezbollah's missiles pose unprecedented threat, which Israel hasn't begun to deal with.Tova Dvorin, 6/2/2015, 9:21 AM

Barak Calls for Unilateral Steps if PA Won't Negotiate

Former PM says the Israeli government should take unilateral steps to establish a Palestinian state if the PA refuses to talk.Ido Ben Porat, 5/29/2015, 5:12 AM

Bennett: Only 'Big Jewish Home' Can Keep Netanyahu 'Honest'

Binyamin Netanyahu talks a good 'right-wing game,' but he needs to be 'watched,' said Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett.Yaakov Levi, 3/17/2015, 11:54 AM

Likud: Barak and Herzog Leading to Another Intifada

In response to Barak endorsement of Herzog, Likud reminds how back in 1999 'they brought the Second Intifada,' hushed up scandals.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/16/2015, 1:04 PM

Civil Rights Group Demands Herzog Reveal Role in Corruption Case

Second activist in one week to call out Herzog; claims public has a right to know if Herzog is morally fit to be PM.Benny Moshe and Tova Dvorin, 12/28/2014, 1:11 PM

'Until Proven Otherwise, Herzog is a Criminal'

Terror victims campaigner Dr. Aryeh Bachrach, in interview with Arutz Sheva, slams 'subversion' of Livni and Herzog before elections.Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2014, 2:09 PM

Barak: Relations with Washington Were 'Damaged'

Former Defense Minister says that Israel’s relations with the United States were “damaged” under PM Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2014, 3:12 AM

Olmert to be Questioned Over 'Barak Takes Bribes' Tape

Police to summon former PM over his remarks to close aide that former Defense Minister "takes millions in bribes".Elad Benari, 11/24/2014, 1:15 AM

Olmert Told Aide that Barak 'is Taking Millions in Bribes'

In new recordings published on Channel 10, former PM is heard telling Shula Zaken that Ehud Barak took millions in bribes.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/7/2014, 9:46 PM

'The IDF is Breaching Promises to Build in Gush Etzion'

Gush Etzion regional head Davidi Perl points the finger at Civil Administration for not acting on old approvals by Ehud Barak.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 10/28/2014, 8:55 PM

Book Claims Israel Spied on Pres. Clinton During Peace Talks

Do leaked transcripts and 'secret documents' raise the specter of an 'Israeli Edward Snowden'?Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2014, 4:46 PM

'Ya'alon is Obsessed with Destroying Judea and Samaria'

Minister, Residents' Council attack Defense Minister over home demolitions, say Israel has joined the PA in destroying the region.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 5/14/2014, 4:25 PM

Clinton: Israel Offered the Temple Mount to the PA

Former President reveals that, during the 2000 Camp David Summit, Israel had offered the PA control of the Temple Mount.Elad Benari, 5/1/2014, 3:15 AM

Ehud Barak Compliments Putin on Mideast Policy

Former prime minister Says Russia 'dealt in an extremely disciplined and responsible way' with Syria and Iran crises.Gil Ronen, 4/28/2014, 8:29 AM

Israel, Kazakhstan to Strengthen Economic Ties

Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak meets with Kazakhstan's president to discuss possibilities for closer cooperation.Tova Dvorin , 2/21/2014, 1:15 AM

Canada: Anti-Israel Groups Attempt to Prevent Ehud Barak Visit

Leftist groups in British Columbia try to prevent former PM and Defense Minister from visiting, call him 'terrorist' and 'war criminal.'Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 2/19/2014, 10:44 PM

White House: We Collect Information Like All Other Countries

White House won't respond to reports that the NSA spied on Olmert and Barak. Israeli officials: We weren't surprised.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/20/2013, 10:01 PM

U.S., Britain Spied on Olmert and Netanyahu

Prime Ministers Netanyahu and Olmert were among those spied upon by the NSA, according to Snowden documents.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/20/2013, 8:29 PM

Iranians Convicted in Botched Thailand Terror Attack

A court in Thailand on Thursday convicted two Iranians for attempting to bomb Israeli diplomats.David Lev, 8/22/2013, 9:57 AM

Barak: Iran Ought to be Listening to Us for Its Own Good

In an interview with CNN,Ehud Barak said that Israel “meant what it said” on preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weaponsDavid Lev, 8/12/2013, 10:20 PM

Barak is Dangerous, Warns Journalist in New Book

A newly published book by journalist Ben Caspit outlines the "dangerous" character of former Defense Minister Ehud Barak.Elad Benari, 6/7/2013, 4:12 AM

Barak Seeks Criminal Investigation of Ashkenazi

Former Defense Minister tells the Supreme Court he supports a full criminal investigation of the former IDF Chief of StaffMaayana Miskin, 4/16/2013, 8:53 PM

Yaalon in Defense Minister's Office: 'I Feel a Sacred Awe'

Moshe Yaalon to head his first IDF General Staff meeting as Defense Minister Tuesday.Gil Ronen, 3/19/2013, 11:59 AM

Barak Bids Farewell to Defense Ministry

Members of Israel’s defense and political leadership gathered to bid farewell to retiring defense minister Ehud Barak.Elad Benari, 3/14/2013, 12:14 AM

Barak: Assad's Fall 'Inevitable,' Israel May Pay the Price

According to outgoing Defense Minister Ehud Barak, the fall of Bashar al-Assad is inevitable. It's not good for Israel, he told MKsDavid Lev, 3/11/2013, 3:54 PM

Barak, Hagel Meeting Described as 'Warm'

The U.S. will continue to provide Israel with military aid, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Defense Minister Ehud BarakDavid Lev, 3/5/2013, 9:55 PM

Barak and Biden Meet in Washington

Defense Minister Ehud Barak met in Washington with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.Elad Benari, 3/5/2013, 2:16 AM

Barak: When We Say All Options Are on the Table, We Mean It

Barak addresses AIPAC, calls on world to clearly tell Iran that all options are on the table to prevent its nuclear aspirations.Elad Benari, 3/4/2013, 2:04 AM

Barak and Hagel to Meet at the Pentagon

Barak and new Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will meet Tuesday, making Barak the first foreign counterpart Hagel will meet., 3/3/2013, 5:33 AM

Top Officials Meet to Discuss Security Situation

Israel's top defense and security officials met Monday to discuss ways to restore order and calm to Judea and SamariaDavid Lev, 2/25/2013, 8:34 PM

Barak, Panetta Meet at the Pentagon

Defense Minister Ehud Barak talks about Syria and Iran with Pentagon chief Leon Panetta.Elad Benari, 2/13/2013, 6:14 AM

Report: IAF Warplanes Seen Flying the Skies of Lebanon

Lebanese media reported Sunday afternoon that Israeli war planes were spotted in the skies above southern Lebanon.Chana Ya'ar, 2/3/2013, 2:47 PM

Defense Minister Obliquely Admits to Israeli Air Strike on Syria

Defense Minister Ehud Barak has obliquely admitted that Israel carried out last week's air strike against a Syrian weapons convoy.Chana Ya'ar, 2/3/2013, 2:45 PM

Watchdog Group: Investigate Barak for Bad Behavior

A government watchdog group is calling to add Barak to the list of military higher-ups investigated in the Harpaz Affair.Maayana Miskin, 1/31/2013, 12:15 AM

Barak Hints U.S. Has Options for 'Surgical Strike' in Iran

The U.S. has plans for surgical strikes against Iran if it refuses to stop its nuclear weapons program, says Defense Minister Ehud Barak.Elad Benari, 1/27/2013, 5:20 AM

Peres, Barak: Keep Iran Attack Option on the Table

President Shimon Peres and Defense Minister Ehud Barak say the threat of military action is vital to efforts against Iran's nuclear program.Elad Benari, 1/25/2013, 4:43 AM

Barak to CNN: I Will Not Serve as Defense Minister Again

Regardless of the coalition that is to be formed, Israelis have seen the last of Ehud Barak, at least for a while.David Lev, 1/24/2013, 3:32 PM

Report or Rumor? Netanyahu May Keep Barak as Defense Minister

Channel 10 TV says PM Netanyahu may ask Ehud Barak to stay on as Defense Minister in order to keep Moshe Ya'alon away from the role.Elad Benari, 1/21/2013, 4:44 AM

Wiener, 'Hatchet Man' for Ashkenazi, Booted from IDF

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz on Sunday suspended Lieutenant Erez Wiener from IDF serviceDavid Lev, 1/13/2013, 8:52 PM