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Aharonovich: Yisrael Beytenu Hinted Me to Leave

Public Security Minister says hint to 'make way' for younger MKs - not corruption case, poor job performance - led him to resign.

Aharonovich: Yisrael Beytenu Hinted Me to Leave

Security Minister Says 'We Can't Stop Attacks'

Residents of Jerusalem can expect continued terrorism, Internal Security Minister Yitzchak Aharonovich says.

Security Minister Says 'We Can't Stop Attacks'

Polygraph Scrapped for Israel Police Officers

Compromise ruling between Aharonovich, A-G Yehuda Weinstein: officers to sign affidavit claiming no criminal record. Is it enough?

Polygraph Scrapped for Israel Police Officers

Aharonovich Attacks Bennett for 'Populism'

Former Public Security Minister blasts Bennett for 'spinning' statements to 'get more votes'; brushes off police drama.

Aharonovich Attacks Bennett for 'Populism'

Yitzhak Aharonovich Retires from Politics

Public Security Minister to step down after 2015 elections amid corruption case into Yisrael Beytenu, year of security crisis.

Yitzhak Aharonovich Retires from Politics

Elections to Postpone Police Chief Replacement?

Coalition dissolution leads to legal issue for the police force. A-G: We can't have new security minister, police heads at the same time.

Elections to Postpone Police Chief Replacement?

Police Arrest Jew for Asking to Stop Temple Mount Soccer Game

Joint HQ of Temple Organizations livid as police breach High Court ruling by allowing Muslim desecration of holiest site in Judaism.

Police Arrest Jew for Asking to Stop Temple Mount Soccer Game

Liberman Confirms Imminent Elections an 'Established Fact'

Key coalition member argues government should have joined together, instead 'we are going to quarrel for several months.'

Liberman Confirms Imminent Elections an 'Established Fact'

Edelstein Demands Reprimand for Danino Over Temple Mount Remarks

Edelstein fires back at Aharonovich over Danino's stance against MKs ascending Temple Mount, says 'it is not his place to give advice.'

Edelstein Demands Reprimand for Danino Over Temple Mount Remarks

Who Leaked Terror Victim's Final Phone Call?

Internal Security Minister denies police leaked call of Shelly Dadon hy''d last week, evading examination and accusing attorneys.

Who Leaked Terror Victim's Final Phone Call?

Law to Ban Islamist Gangs from Temple Mount

Aharonovich advances bill to blacklist Hamas-linked Islamist groups who harass Jews, attack police on Judaism's holiest site.

Law to Ban Islamist Gangs from Temple Mount

Police Prepare as Hamas Calls for Clashes in Judea and Samaria

Multiple rock attacks Thursday lead security officials to deploy reinforcements in the capital, after Temple Mount left open to Arabs.

Police Prepare as Hamas Calls for Clashes in Judea and Samaria

'You Can Die Quietly, You Can't Protest'

Exclusive coverage: Lehava director Gopshtain calls 'Jews, go out to the streets' while being arrested; hundreds protest Jerusalem attack.

'You Can Die Quietly, You Can't Protest'

Aharonovich to Ease Restrictions on Weapons Permits

More Israelis to be allowed to carry weapons for self-defense following massacre, Internal Security Minister says.

Aharonovich to Ease Restrictions on Weapons Permits

Security Min. Vows 'All Actions Necessary' in Response to Attack

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino and Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich vow to heighten police presence, crack down.

Security Min. Vows 'All Actions Necessary' in Response to Attack

Aharonovich Expects 'More Attacks in Near Future'

Referring to violent events throughout Israel, Aharonovich tells crowd he believes attacks will continue for the near future.

Aharonovich Expects 'More Attacks in Near Future'

Arab Sector Strikes, Blame Aharonovich for Shooting Israeli Arab

'Solidarity strike' for eliminated terrorist in Arab sector; Arabs - like Jews - blame Aharonovich for security spiraling out of control.

Arab Sector Strikes, Blame Aharonovich for Shooting Israeli Arab

Dozens Protest Against Aharonovich in Jerusalem

Tensions boil over in capital, as protestors call for Internal Security Minster to be fired - and for revenge after attack.

Dozens Protest Against Aharonovich in Jerusalem

Aharonovich at Attack Scene Warns: 'It's Not the Last'

Interior Security minister says security can't be achieved by given time limit, Bennett: 'Abbas drove the death car in Jerusalem.'

Aharonovich at Attack Scene Warns: 'It's Not the Last'

Stormy Cabinet Meeting Erupts Over Glick Shooting

MKs rip into Internal Security Minister, Police Commissioner for Glick shooting, violence in J'lem, and incitement in stormy hearing.

Stormy Cabinet Meeting Erupts Over Glick Shooting

Deputy Mayor Says Jerusalem Violence 'is an Intifada'

Deputy Mayor Dov Kalmanovich visits hospital bedside of Yehuda Glick, calls to fire Internal Security Minister Aharonovich.

Deputy Mayor Says Jerusalem Violence 'is an Intifada'

Abbas's 'Day of Rage' Fizzles on Temple Mount

Arab rioters shoot fireworks and try to storm Temple Mount before being repulsed, in what looks to be 'day of rain' instead.

Abbas's 'Day of Rage' Fizzles on Temple Mount

Aharonovich: 'We Closed the Circle' on Glick Shooting

Internal Security Minister praises 'swift, precise' attack by special forces on Glick shooter.

Aharonovich: 'We Closed the Circle' on Glick Shooting

'A Quiet Girl Who Fought to Become A Jew'

Family and friends mourn Karen Mosquera hy''d, a descendant of Conversos murdered by Jerusalem terrorist.

'A Quiet Girl Who Fought to Become A Jew'

Aharonovich Visits Family of Murdered Baby

Internal Security Minister under fire for terror surge vows to destroy terrorist's home, visits with nationalists after protests.

Aharonovich Visits Family of Murdered Baby

Police Complain 'Our Hands Are Tied, We're Standing Like Dolls'

Border Patrol officer reveals the helplessness in confronting 'silent intifada' terror, points the finger at Security Minister Aharonovich.

Police Complain 'Our Hands Are Tied, We're Standing Like Dolls'

Frustrated MKs Say 'Lawlessness Must End' After J'lem Attack

Politicians and officials begin to react after terror attack in Jerusalem. Blame focused on Aharonovich, Danino - and political apathy.

Frustrated MKs Say 'Lawlessness Must End' After J'lem Attack

Aharonovich, Danino Meet to Dispel Frenzy over Police Scandals

Reconciliation between feuding minister, police chief comes after police warn the public that fascination with scandals 'harming the force.'

Aharonovich, Danino Meet to Dispel Frenzy over Police Scandals

Public Feud Between Danino, Aharonovich Exasperates Police

Senior officer says spat over succession is 'unnecessary,' exacerbates media rumormongering.

Public Feud Between Danino, Aharonovich Exasperates Police

Frustration Simmers at Policy 'Supporting Terror' in Jerusalem

Ayelet Shaked fires at Israel police for 'giving terrorists a boost' by closing Temple Mount to Jews.

Frustration Simmers at Policy 'Supporting Terror' in Jerusalem

PM, Ministers Meet to Discuss New 'Infiltrator Law'

Netanyahu meets with cabinet ministers after High Court scraps previous law; Justice Ministry says new law won't contradict ruling.

PM, Ministers Meet to Discuss New 'Infiltrator Law'

New Jerusalem District Commander: Maj. Gen. Moshe Edri

Maj. Gen. Motti Cohen also appointed as Central District Commander, as attempts to clean up Israel's police force continue.

New Jerusalem District Commander: Maj. Gen. Moshe Edri

Barkat Tells Netanyahu Jerusalem's 'Silent Intifada' Must End

In letter to PM, Jerusalem mayor charges interior security minister with abandoning security in the capital.

Barkat Tells Netanyahu Jerusalem's 'Silent Intifada' Must End

Feiglin Accuses Aharonovich of Covering Up Terror Attack

Feiglin says minister should be sacked for covering up murder of Netanel Arami hy''d, 'no less shocking than ISIS beheadings.'

Feiglin Accuses Aharonovich of Covering Up Terror Attack

Watch: Arabs Attack Jerusalem Day Care Center

Arab rioters unleash fireworks, firebombs and rocks at Jewish children on Mount of Olives, as Aharonovich blamed for security 'collapse.'

Watch: Arabs Attack Jerusalem Day Care Center

While Arabs Riot, Security Minister Denies Terror in Jerusalem

Rioters lob fireworks, rocks wounding police on Temple Mount, even as Aharonovich praises '30% drop' in rock attacks and end to firebombs.

While Arabs Riot, Security Minister Denies Terror in Jerusalem

'Do Not Abandon Citizens to Bloodthirsty Rioters'

Hareidi MK calls on internal security minister to create secure path to Kotel, after family nearly killed by Arab ambush on way to the site.

'Do Not Abandon Citizens to Bloodthirsty Rioters'

Security Officials Vow Crackdown on Arab Riots in Jerusalem

Internal Security Minister and Jerusalem District Police Chief visit latest attack site, but stop short of labeling incident as 'terror.'

Security Officials Vow Crackdown on Arab Riots in Jerusalem

Cabinet Was Split Over Ceasefire - But Netanyahu Accepted Anyway

Ministers from Jewish Home, Yisrael Beytenu and even Likud opposed truce - but PM circumvented cabinet vote on a legal technicality.

Cabinet Was Split Over Ceasefire - But Netanyahu Accepted Anyway

Security Minister Admits Gov't Not Tough Enough Against Hamas

Internal Security Minister calls on gov't to deal 'more violently' with Hamas after meeting family of 4-year-old killed in mortar attack.

Security Minister Admits Gov't Not Tough Enough Against Hamas

'Harsh' Prison Conditions for Terrorists? No World Cup on TV

Prison Services officials reveal 'harsh' conditions may include no TV in cells, binge food buying or free newspapers.

'Harsh' Prison Conditions for Terrorists? No World Cup on TV

Security Minister Admits Police Criticism Justified

Aharonovich visits yeshiva of kidnapped teens, says recording of ignored emergency call will be published.

Security Minister Admits Police Criticism Justified

Cabinet Decides to Harshen Hamas Jail Conditions

Internal security minister given a freer hand by Security Cabinet to take away frills of prison life for jailed Hamas terrorists.

Cabinet Decides to Harshen Hamas Jail Conditions

Breakthrough in Shelly Dadon Murder Investigation Imminent?

'Developments' reported in investigation may lead police to solving the case soon, although details still under gag order.

Breakthrough in Shelly Dadon Murder Investigation Imminent?

Rise in Terror Attacks Against Jews in Jerusalem

Attacks by Palestinian Arabs steadily climbing - but who's to blame?

Rise in Terror Attacks Against Jews in Jerusalem

Shelly Dadon Investigation Back to Square One

Dadon's father notes great disappointment as promises of 'dramatic developments' appear empty. Murderers 'might kill other innocent girls.'

Shelly Dadon Investigation Back to Square One

Internal Security Minister is a 'Catastrophe'

Senior official says Aharonovich failing his job as complaints piling up, FM Liberman ignored request to talk about issue.

Internal Security Minister is a 'Catastrophe'

Terror Victim Group Blames Livni, Aharonovich for 'Price Tags'

Head of Almagor Terror Victims Association says 'price tag' incidents are a natural outcome of 'ignoring the crimes of the left.'

Terror Victim Group Blames Livni, Aharonovich for 'Price Tags'

Calls to Fire Internal Security Minister Over Temple Mount Riots

MK Moshe Feiglin calls for heads to roll after Hamas terrorists seize control of Temple Mount.

Calls to Fire Internal Security Minister Over Temple Mount Riots

Terrorist Murders Father and Wounds Family Near Hevron

Policeman shot to death while driving to Kiryat Arba with family for Passover seder, his pregnant wife is hospitalized.

Terrorist Murders Father and Wounds Family Near Hevron

Minister: Outraged Yitzhar Rioters 'Unrestrained Criminals'

Yitzhak Aharonovich vows 'zero tolerance' for 'price tag,' fires at outraged residents who clashed with Border Police overnight.

Minister: Outraged Yitzhar Rioters 'Unrestrained Criminals'

Panel to Examine How Prison Shooter Got Gun

An investigative committee will examine how convicted murderer Samuel Sheinbein got a gun and shot 3 guards at Rimonim prison.

Panel to Examine How Prison Shooter Got Gun

J'lem Gas Explosion: 'Everything Will Be Investigated'

'Supergas' technician arrested for questioning; he had been called to the building in the evening before the blast.

J'lem Gas Explosion: 'Everything Will Be Investigated'

Attorneys Offer Free Defense Of Sharon Celebrations

Ben-Gvir and Ben-Yosef slam Interior Security Minister's attempt to 'silence and intimidate,' call for his removal.

Attorneys Offer Free Defense Of Sharon Celebrations

Internal Security 'Investigate Celebration of Sharon Death'

Yeshiva twice destroyed by Sharon scrutinized after quote posted hinting Sharon was 'apostate informer'. Arab celebrations ignored.

Internal Security 'Investigate Celebration of Sharon Death'

Internal Security Minister Promises Crackdown on J'lem Attacks

Internal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich admits increase in anti-Semitic attacks in the capital is a problem: 'it will stop'.

Internal Security Minister Promises Crackdown on J'lem Attacks

MK Feiglin to Minister: Admit You Fear the Waqf

Storm in the Knesset as Public Security Minister is challenged to explain why Jews can't pray on Temple Mount

MK Feiglin to Minister: Admit You Fear the Waqf

Aharonovich ‘Unfazed’ by Hamas’ Hunger Strike Threats

Internal Security Minister unconcerned over Hamas security prisoners hunger strike. “They can strike as much as they want,” he says.

Aharonovich ‘Unfazed’ by Hamas’ Hunger Strike Threats

Ministers: Hamas 'Barbarians,' 'Hunt Them Down'

Ministers Aharonovich and Ayalon join Prime Minister Netanyahu in threatening Hamas.

Ministers: Hamas 'Barbarians,' 'Hunt Them Down'

'If We Can't Sleep, He Won't Sleep!'

Samaria residents demonstrated outside home of Public Security Minister, after police banged on their doors at 5 A.M

'If We Can't Sleep, He Won't Sleep!'