Gantz optimistic a unity government will be formed

Gantz optimistic a unity government will be formed

Blue and White chairman publishes update on coalition negotiations: The picture painted in the media is not necessarily accurate.Elad Benari, 10/31/2019, 4:02 AM
Netanyahu meets with Gantz

Netanyahu meets with Gantz

Prime Minister meets with Blue and White chief in bid to overcome deadlock. Both sides agree to continue talks.Hezki Baruch, 10/27/2019, 8:30 PM
'We will do everything to prevent a dangerous government'

'We will do everything to prevent a dangerous government'

PM addresses formation of right-wing bloc for coalition negotiations. '2 options: A gov't led by me, or one that relies on Arab parties.'Hezki Baruch, 9/18/2019, 6:52 PM
Liberman demands haredi parties' portfolios

Liberman demands haredi parties' portfolios

Yisrael Beytenu candidate for Health Minister is a world-famous Israeli doctor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 2:15 PM
Likud MK: Don't vote for the smaller parties

Likud MK: Don't vote for the smaller parties

MK Zohar says he's 'disappointed and frustrated,' says Knesset dissolution prevents minority from attempting to rule majority.Hezki Baruch, 5/29/2019, 2:40 PM
Hotovely: Liberman needs to come to his senses

Hotovely: Liberman needs to come to his senses

Likud's Tzipi Hotovely says Israel needs two large parties instead of small 'blackmailing' parties, best is if Liberman compromises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2019, 10:19 AM
Liberman: 'Would-be coalition is not a right-wing government'

Liberman: 'Would-be coalition is not a right-wing government'

Yisrael Beytenu chair says party will support dissolving Knesset, will keep current list if new elections are called.Hezki Baruch, 5/27/2019, 3:35 PM
'Netanyahu waited until the eleventh hour to solve problems'

'Netanyahu waited until the eleventh hour to solve problems'

Yisrael Beytenu's Oded Forer says his party wants right-wing government - but with 'clear lines.'103FM, 5/27/2019, 3:14 PM
Shas minister: Israel doesn't need new elections

Shas minister: Israel doesn't need new elections

Interior Minister Deri tours Mevo Modi'im, visiting burned homes, promises special staff will work to aid residents.Hezki Baruch, 5/27/2019, 3:01 PM
Haredi parties won't support September elections

Haredi parties won't support September elections

September elections will disrupt yeshiva learning period, haredi parties claim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2019, 12:02 PM
Accept our offer - or go to elections

Accept our offer - or go to elections

Yisrael Beytenu leader says haredi parties can abstain from voting on Draft Law, but other parties must support it - or hold new elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2019, 10:14 PM
Haredi party: Liberman isn't telling the truth

Haredi party: Liberman isn't telling the truth

UTJ leaders claim Yisrael Beytenu chair wants to bring down right-wing government, deny wanting 'state of Jewish law.'Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2019, 3:20 PM
Liberman: We'll only recommend Netanyahu

Liberman: We'll only recommend Netanyahu

Yisrael Beytenu won't support any candidate other than PM Netanyahu. Likud: We only ask that he join a right-wing government.Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2019, 12:37 PM
Rabbi Peretz: We will do everything to form government

Rabbi Peretz: We will do everything to form government

Jewish Home chairman says draft law is the issue holding up coalition negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2019, 11:00 PM
Smotrich: We'll form right-wing gov't next week

Smotrich: We'll form right-wing gov't next week

National Union leader optimistic coalition agreement will be finalized in the coming days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2019, 10:28 PM
United Right demands separate Religious Zionist units in IDF

United Right demands separate Religious Zionist units in IDF

United Right urges coalition to rethink combat positions for female soldiers, demands strictly-gender separate units for religious soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2019, 4:21 PM
Liberman to Lapid: When I need your advice, I'll call you

Liberman to Lapid: When I need your advice, I'll call you

MK Avigdor Liberman responds to Blue and White leader Yair Lapid's push 'not to cave' to PM Netanyahu in coalition agreements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 5:26 PM
Hotovely: Netanyahu can't be replaced so easily

Hotovely: Netanyahu can't be replaced so easily

'Public chose who they wanted, PM Netanyahu can't be replaced so easily,' Likud's Tzipi Hotovely says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 9:54 AM
Litzman: We are not afraid of new elections

Litzman: We are not afraid of new elections

Deputy Health Minister says coalition talks are still ongoing and main issues have not yet been resolved.Chaim Lev, 5/22/2019, 5:39 AM
Likud, Shas, agree on portfolios

Likud, Shas, agree on portfolios

Likud offers Shas Planning Administration in exchange for Housing Ministry, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/20/2019, 1:24 PM
Liberman: Haredim trying to use force and bully us

Liberman: Haredim trying to use force and bully us

Yisrael Beytenu chairman slams haredi parties' demand to ban sale of tickets for Biblical zoo on Shabbat, holidays.Hezki Baruch, 5/17/2019, 11:40 AM
Smotrich: We'll make sure government is genuinely right-wing

Smotrich: We'll make sure government is genuinely right-wing

National Union leader says coalition negotiations affected by 'disagreements' on issues of religion and land of IsraelYehonatan Gottleib, 5/16/2019, 4:23 PM
Netanyahu decries 'impossible' coalition demands

Netanyahu decries 'impossible' coalition demands

PM says parties demanding positions for all of their MKs, programs that would require a budget the size of America's.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2019, 8:41 PM
Deputy ministers? 'No need to have people with titles'

Deputy ministers? 'No need to have people with titles'

UTJ faction demands party back down from demands for positions for each MK, focus on problems facing haredi community.Haim Lev, 5/15/2019, 2:25 PM
Liberman: Haredi parties chose to disparage and threaten

Liberman: Haredi parties chose to disparage and threaten

Yisrael Beytenu chairman responds to haredi accusations, says those looking to point fingers should 'look in the mirror.'Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2019, 1:07 PM
'The only thing preventing new government is Liberman'

'The only thing preventing new government is Liberman'

MK Eichler says Yisrael Beytenu chairman should concentrate on his voters' needs, stop 'involving himself' in haredi community's lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2019, 10:57 AM
President grants Netanyahu extra time to form government

President grants Netanyahu extra time to form government

Rivlin agrees to request by Netanyahu, granting PM two extra weeks to negotiate coalition deals with partners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2019, 2:39 PM
New coalition plans major limitations on Supreme Court power

New coalition plans major limitations on Supreme Court power

Likud, United Right, document includes banning Supreme Court from overturning laws, Attorney General from tying Knesset members' hands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2019, 10:55 AM
Yisrael Beytenu: Tax organizations' foreign funding

Yisrael Beytenu: Tax organizations' foreign funding

Yisrael Beytenu party promises to reduce foreign governments' influence on internal politics, hurt foreign-funded organizations harming IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2019, 9:12 AM
Liberman: 'Good atmosphere' at meeting with PM Netanyahu

Liberman: 'Good atmosphere' at meeting with PM Netanyahu

Yisrael Beytenu promises not to discuss portfolios until 'basic issues' are worked out.Hezki Baruch, 5/1/2019, 2:56 PM
Netanyahu: 'We are in the midst of forming a government'

Netanyahu: 'We are in the midst of forming a government'

PM Netanyahu says he may need to ask for an extension, promises to speak personally with each minister and MK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 8:41 PM
Yisrael Beytenu: Our job is to curb haredi extremism

Yisrael Beytenu: Our job is to curb haredi extremism

MK Liberman promises not to join coalition aiming to keep Jewish law, says party's job is to prevent harm to status quo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 11:13 AM
MK Smotrich inherits outgoing Justice Minister's office

MK Smotrich inherits outgoing Justice Minister's office

United Right MK Bezalel Smotrich receives office of outgoing Justice Minister Shaked.Hezki Baruch, 4/29/2019, 3:19 PM
United Right: No compromise on Justice, Education ministries

United Right: No compromise on Justice, Education ministries

MK Rabbi Rafi Peretz promises to bring 'huge blessing' to State of Israel, says party won't compromise on Education and Justice ministries.Hezki Baruch, 4/29/2019, 1:32 PM
Did Haredi Parties Mislead Herzog on Coalition?

Did Haredi Parties Mislead Herzog on Coalition?

Did haredi parties mislead Yitzhak Herzog about their intention to form a coalition with them? Zionist Union leader isn't sure.Moshe Cohen, 6/25/2015, 10:55 AM
Shas Deal Includes Synagogues, Haredi Housing

Shas Deal Includes Synagogues, Haredi Housing

Shas has succeeded in 'rolling back the clock' on many of the 'edicts' from the previous government, its coalition agreement shows.Moshe Cohen, 5/10/2015, 7:32 PM
Sources: Hotovely to Be Named Science Minister

Sources: Hotovely to Be Named Science Minister

Likud MK set to be the first observant woman to be appointed to a ministry, as Netanyahu reportedly set to offer her Science Ministry.Yaakov Levi, 5/10/2015, 4:19 PM
 Bibi 'Won't Take Liberman Back Even If He Asks'

Bibi 'Won't Take Liberman Back Even If He Asks'

Liberman's surprise decision to bolt the coalition is connected to Israel Hayom saga, says analyst.Gil Ronen, 5/8/2015, 9:17 AM
Lapid Warns PM: No More 'Make-Work Ministries'

Lapid Warns PM: No More 'Make-Work Ministries'

Yair Lapid will run to the High Court to stop the government from adding ministries, he said Thursday.Yaakov Levi, 5/7/2015, 2:01 PM
Herzog: PM Dug Himself a Pit, I Won't Throw a Rope

Herzog: PM Dug Himself a Pit, I Won't Throw a Rope

Labor leader Yitzhak Herzog insists Netanyahu should not count on him to bail out latest government when push comes to shove.Moshe Cohen, 5/7/2015, 1:05 PM
Jewish Home Deal 'Historic' Says Party Director

Jewish Home Deal 'Historic' Says Party Director

The new deal between Jewish Home and the Likud is a 'historic achievement for Religious Zionism,' said party director Nir Orbach.Moshe Cohen, 5/7/2015, 10:24 AM
Sources: Netanyahu May Offer Herzog Rotation Deal

Sources: Netanyahu May Offer Herzog Rotation Deal

Just hours after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced, Likud sources said he was looking for new coalition partners.Yaakov Levi, 5/7/2015, 7:54 AM
Ben-Dahan: Religious Ministry Isn't Just a 'Job'

Ben-Dahan: Religious Ministry Isn't Just a 'Job'

Who will be in charge of the Ministry of Religious Affairs has become the last major sticking point for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Yaakov Levi, 5/3/2015, 5:16 PM
Deri: I Will Not Accept Jewish Home Deputy

Deri: I Will Not Accept Jewish Home Deputy

Shas chairman Aryeh Deri says Religious Affairs Ministry will remain squarely in hands of Shas, with no interference from Jewish Home.Cynthia Blank, 5/3/2015, 8:37 AM
Netanyahu, Deri Set to Meet: Deal Imminent?

Netanyahu, Deri Set to Meet: Deal Imminent?

After deals were closed with UTJ and Kulanu, Shas appears to be next to sign onto Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's new government.Yaakov Levi, 4/30/2015, 2:59 PM
Yisrael Beytenu Once Again Demands An End to Hamas

Yisrael Beytenu Once Again Demands An End to Hamas

Yisrael Beytenu demands that Israel's new government make it a strategic objective to remove Hamas from its position as ruler of Gaza.Moshe Cohen, 4/30/2015, 11:40 AM
Source: Plenty of 'Jobs' Left for Likud MKs

Source: Plenty of 'Jobs' Left for Likud MKs

Likud MKs have expressed concern that there will be nothing left over for them - but a party source promised them at least 12 ministries.Moshe Cohen, 4/30/2015, 10:05 AM
Kulanu: Keep Your Hands Off High Court

Kulanu: Keep Your Hands Off High Court

Kulanu will not tolerate any attempts to harm the current standing of the High Court, a top party official said.Yaakov Levi, 4/30/2015, 9:16 AM
Deri, Bennett Feuding Over Religion Ministry

Deri, Bennett Feuding Over Religion Ministry

With UTJ and Kulanu on board, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu turns his attention to finishing off deals with Shas and Jewish Home.Yaakov Levi, 4/30/2015, 7:54 AM
Report: Bill on Foreign Voting to be Shelved

Report: Bill on Foreign Voting to be Shelved

A bill to allow Israelis abroad to vote in national elections may be brought to the Knesset for legislation – but it may not.Yaakov Levi, 4/29/2015, 9:26 PM
Tekuma: Judea and Samaria Construction 'Red Line'

Tekuma: Judea and Samaria Construction 'Red Line'

If Bibi does not commit to massive building in Judea-Samaria, Jewish Home should not join the government, says MK Ariel's faction.Moshe Cohen, 4/29/2015, 5:09 PM
Source: Frustrated Netanyahu Ready for Labor Deal

Source: Frustrated Netanyahu Ready for Labor Deal

With less than a week to go before his deadline, PM Netanyahu is said to be ready to give up on deals with Aryeh Deri and Naftali Bennett.Yaakov Levi, 4/29/2015, 3:58 PM
Lapid Blasts Coalition Agreement with UTJ

Lapid Blasts Coalition Agreement with UTJ

Yesh Atid chairman says Netanyahu caved in to the demands of "a non-Zionist party" in coalition agreement with United Torah Judaism.Ben Ariel, 4/29/2015, 4:46 AM
Agreement Reached Between Likud and Kulanu

Agreement Reached Between Likud and Kulanu

Likud and Kahlon’s party reach agreements in ongoing coalition negotiations. Final agreement expected to be signed Wednesday.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 4/29/2015, 12:21 AM
Jewish Home Cuts Off Negotiations with Likud

Jewish Home Cuts Off Negotiations with Likud

Faction demands answers regarding laws curbing court activism, construction in Jerusalem, portfolios.Gil Ronen, 4/28/2015, 2:34 PM
Erdan: Legitimate for Netanyahu to Turn to Left

Erdan: Legitimate for Netanyahu to Turn to Left

Presenting deal to Zionist Union may be only way to curb extravagant demands of nationalist partners, Likud minister Gilad Erdan asserts.Cynthia Blank, 4/27/2015, 10:58 PM
Galon: Netanyahu is Extreme Right's Lackey

Galon: Netanyahu is Extreme Right's Lackey

Meretz chairwoman accuses Prime Minister of both bowing down to parties looking to limit High Court's power and 'undermining democracy.'Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 4/27/2015, 9:22 PM