Netanyahu scrambles to prop up coalition

Netanyahu scrambles to prop up coalition

After Jewish Home to leave coalition if Bennett not appointed defense minister, PM says Kahlon holds the key to prevent elections.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 5:44 PM
PM in last ditch effort to avert early elections

PM in last ditch effort to avert early elections

Netanyahu is speaking by phone with heads of coalition parties, asking them to avoid potentially 'disastrous' election.Gil Ronen and Tzvi Lev, 11/16/2018, 2:52 PM
Bennett and Netanyahu to meet Friday

Bennett and Netanyahu to meet Friday

Naftali Bennett to reiterate his demand while meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu that he will resign if not appointed defense minister.Tzvi Lev, 11/16/2018, 7:32 AM
Kahlon to Netanyahu: Best to go to elections

Kahlon to Netanyahu: Best to go to elections

'In the present situation, the best thing for Israeli citizens and the Israeli economy is to go to elections as soon as possible.'Hezki Baruch, 11/15/2018, 1:06 PM
Who will be the next Bank of Israel Governor?

Who will be the next Bank of Israel Governor?

Netanyahu and Kahlon interview two candidates, expected to interview third candidate today, but candidates' list not finalized.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 4:34 PM
Overrule Clause to be promoted in summer session

Overrule Clause to be promoted in summer session

Coalition meeting concludes with agreement to advance Clause during summer session; Minister Kahlon, who is abroad, did not participate.Mordechai Sones, 4/16/2018, 6:01 PM
Netanyahu in no hurry to pass Overrule Clause

Netanyahu in no hurry to pass Overrule Clause

After weekend of belligerent statements, Netanyahu completely changes tone; coalition leader meeting ends with no decision.Mordechai Sones, 4/15/2018, 1:07 PM
Netanyahu pressures coalition to ok Supreme Court bypass law

Netanyahu pressures coalition to ok Supreme Court bypass law

Netanyahu to demand coalition factions support legislation including Supreme Court bypass; Bennett, Kahlon support proposal.Mordechai Sones, 4/3/2018, 10:43 PM
Kahlon's tweet to Trump

Kahlon's tweet to Trump

FM orders permit be given for necessary infrastructure to transfer embassy; Tweets Trump: 'No bureaucracy will slow embassy transfer.'Mordechai Sones, 3/21/2018, 1:49 PM
'Budget by Passover - or we're leaving the government'

'Budget by Passover - or we're leaving the government'

Finance Minister threatens that if coalition crisis over Draft Law not solved within weeks, his party will leave the coalition.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2018, 12:18 PM
Kahlon intensifies ultimatum

Kahlon intensifies ultimatum

Finance Minister says remaining in coalition conditional on next week's budget transfer, calls for reaching agreement.Mordechai Sones - Hezki Baruch, 3/5/2018, 5:45 PM
Erdan, Kahlon to use 'Boycott Law' against Israeli BDS groups

Erdan, Kahlon to use 'Boycott Law' against Israeli BDS groups

Finance and Internal Security Ministers draft regulations enabling cancellation of various benefits to boycott organizations.Mordechai Sones, 2/15/2018, 7:16 PM
Poll: Overwhelming majority of Israelis oppose 'Immunity Law'

Poll: Overwhelming majority of Israelis oppose 'Immunity Law'

A new poll found that an overwhelming number of Israelis oppose a bill barring criminal investigations against a sitting prime minister.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2017, 9:37 PM
Kahlon presents PA with 'benefits package'

Kahlon presents PA with 'benefits package'

The steps include, among other things, an extension of working hours at the Allenby Crossing and checkpoints in Judea and Samaria.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 6/1/2017, 11:09 AM
Likud: We will stall Kahlon's program

Likud: We will stall Kahlon's program

Two central Likud ministers emphasize that they will not allow Finance Minister's new family program until disability allowances raised.Hezki Baruch, 4/18/2017, 8:40 PM
'Emerging structure of broadcasting corporation is a monster'

'Emerging structure of broadcasting corporation is a monster'

MK Smotrich warns Netanyahu on replacing Kahlon, Bennett with Herzog, 'Right will be out and we will return bigger in the next elections.'Mordechai Sones, 3/29/2017, 11:29 PM
Netanyahu and Kahlon to discuss broadcast corporation issue

Netanyahu and Kahlon to discuss broadcast corporation issue

One obstacle to agreement is Attorney General's inability or refusal to expedite enactment of Supervision Law.Mordechai Sones, 3/23/2017, 9:47 AM
Netanyahu's cruel game

Netanyahu's cruel game

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is callously playing with IBA employees feelings. Possible reasons for move are worrying. Commentary.Shlomo Pietrekovski, 3/19/2017, 12:01 PM
Regev: Broadcasting corporation conceived in sin

Regev: Broadcasting corporation conceived in sin

Culture Minister Regev explains why she believes corporation should close, demands coalition partners honor agreements.Mordechai Sones, 3/19/2017, 10:38 AM
Is Israel about to go to the polls?

Is Israel about to go to the polls?

Netanyahu backtracks on IPBC decision, says new broadcasting corporation costs millions more than current Israel Broadcasting Authority.Uzi Baruch, 3/18/2017, 9:33 PM
Finance Minister: We've reduced Israel's debts

Finance Minister: We've reduced Israel's debts

In weekly Knesset meeting, Moshe Kahlon says Israel has managed to reduce national debt.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 1/22/2017, 12:57 PM
Israeli fashion chains turn to Finance Ministry for help

Israeli fashion chains turn to Finance Ministry for help

In an attempt to fight the online shopping trend, Israeli chains push for lower tax on imports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 7:44 AM
Kahlon denies he's looking to form alternative coalition

Kahlon denies he's looking to form alternative coalition

Reports say Kahlon spoke with Zionist Union and Israeli President Rivlin regarding alternate coalition, Kahlon denies speaking to Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 7:04 AM
Prescription drugs at reduced prices starting today

Prescription drugs at reduced prices starting today

Among other things, changes in exchange rates coupled with slight dip in drug costs contributed to the price declineMordechai Sones, 1/1/2017, 2:57 PM
PA to pay electric bill after ten years

PA to pay electric bill after ten years

The Palestinian Authority will pay 570 million shekels to the Israel Electric CorporationArutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2016, 9:18 PM
'This government desperately needs a vacation'

'This government desperately needs a vacation'

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon gives exasperated prescription to cure the ills of internally feuding government.Shai Landesman, 8/1/2016, 4:11 PM