'We will support direct elections for prime minister'

"Deri's direct election initiative, in the current situation, is correct," New Right leader says. "Work on the law has begun."Ido Ben Porat, 11/5/2019, 12:46 PM

Second day of hearing: 'We're sure the cases will be closed'

Netanyahu defense attorney: "There is new evidence and another explanation for all that is alleged in the suspicions."Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2019, 11:04 AM

Netanyahu departs for meeting with Putin

"This is a very important journey. It is important the IDF maintains freedom of action against Iranian targets," PM says before departure.Ido Ben Porat, 9/12/2019, 12:19 PM

'No choice but to bring down Hamas'

PM declares there is no escape from a military operation in Gaza. "There will be an operation when we are ready."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2019, 10:00 AM

Netanyahu: Trump will continue powerful sanctions on Iran

PM says he believes Trump will maintain a tough stance against Iran even after firing Bolton and possibly meeting with Rouhani.Yoni Kempinski, 9/11/2019, 10:41 PM

"We're changing the course of Jewish history"

PM speaks to Arutz Sheva ahead of elections about sovereignty, peace plan, Bolton, stressing: "We will lose unless people vote for Likud."Yoni Kempinski, 9/11/2019, 9:16 PM

'Now is not the time to talk to Iran'

PM calls for intensification of international pressure on Iran. "This is important to Israel at all times, but especially now."Ido Ben Porat, 9/5/2019, 8:08 AM

Netanyahu takes on 4th portfolio in addition to prime minister

Netanyahu to serve as welfare minister after Haim Katz resignation, in addition to leading defense, health and diaspora affairs ministries.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/4/2019, 7:57 PM

Shaked to Netanyahu: No more messengers, talk to me directly

'Shaked is a computer engineer by profession. This week, she engineered a list of analogous parties to a list under her leadership.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2019, 2:40 PM

Netanyahus invite bereaved families to Independence Day ceremony

PM, wife invite special group including bereaved Fogel and Salomon families and Moishy Holtzberg, who survived Mumbai Chabad House attack.Yoni Kempinski, 5/8/2019, 7:48 PM

France congratulates Netanyahu on winning premiership

France says it hopes formation of new gov. will 'make it possible to revive the peace process and achieve a two-State solution.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2019, 2:21 PM

Netanyahu one of TIME's '100 most influential people'

Netanyahu included on prestigious annual list as one of world's influential leaders. 'Israel is Bibi's nation.'Tal Polon, 4/17/2019, 4:50 PM

'Sovereignty over Judea and Samaria - with US support'

Watch: Netanyahu in special interview: 'There will be no Palestinian state - I am making sure of it.'Yoni Kempinski, Hezki Baruch, 4/7/2019, 3:00 PM

Netanyahu: Conquering Gaza 'on the table'

'It could be that we are forced to embark on a broad military campaign in Gaza - but that is the last option, not the first.'Tal Polon, 4/4/2019, 12:48 PM

PM meets with brother and sister of soldier Zachary Baumel

Netanyahu meets with Shimon Baumel and Osnat Haberman, siblings of soldier who was MIA for 37 years. 'We have made good on our commitment.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 10:11 PM

'One of my most exciting moments as prime minister'

PM addresses return of body of MIA Zachary Baumel. 'Payment of a moral debt to IDF soldiers and their families.'Tal Polon, 4/3/2019, 7:03 PM

Watch: Netanyahu 'lectures' Obama in new campaign ad

Campaign video shows prime minister in the Oval Office, telling ex-US president Obama Israeli concessions are 'not going to happen.'Tal Polon, 3/28/2019, 2:30 PM

PM responds to model: Israel not 'state of all its citizens'

Model Rotem Sela attacked words of Minister Regev, who asserted Gantz would form coalition with Arabs. Even Netanyahu jumps into the fray.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2019, 11:21 AM

'Look what they're saying in the US about the persecution'

PM cites Fox News program blasting "trumped-up charges" against him. "Look what they're saying on one of the most viewed US programs."Tal Polon, 3/3/2019, 10:43 AM

Netanyahu blasts UN report: 'Obsessive hatred of Israel'

"Israel rejects report outright," PM says of UN probe, which asserted Israeli action against Gaza rioters "may constitute war crimes."Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 2/28/2019, 2:58 PM

Trump: Netanyahu has done 'great job' as PM

Trump defends Netanyahu ahead of reported announcement of decision on corruption charges against him, addresses Israeli-PA peace deal.AFP, 2/28/2019, 10:15 AM

'The crisis of the downed plane is behind us'

Senior official summarizes meeting between Netanyahu and Putin, saying no restrictions were defined for Israel's activity in Syria.Nitzan Keidar, 2/27/2019, 9:15 PM

Netanyahu on Zarif resignation: 'Good riddance'

PM responds to surprising resignation of Iranian FM. "As long as I am here, Iran will not have nuclear weapons."Nitzan Keidar, 2/26/2019, 11:20 AM

Peace Now: Netanyahu at pains to bring in the 'Kahanists'

Radical leftist group slams prime minister's attempts to unite the small right-wing parties. "It's sad."Ido Ben Porat, 2/12/2019, 8:59 AM

'You expelled Jews, paid protection money to Hamas'

Israel Resilience chairman attacks prime minister, who said Abbas "wished Gantz success in the elections." "Your time has passed."Hezki Baruch, 2/6/2019, 8:52 PM

'Iran hits Israel with cyberattacks on a daily basis'

PM highlights Israeli readiness in the face of Iranian cyberattacks. 'We see these attacks and foil them all the time.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2019, 2:57 PM

PM blasts media, political foes for pressuring AG

'For three years the Left and the media have been pushing the attorney general to file charges at any price - will they succeed?'AFP, 1/19/2019, 11:58 PM

Report: AG decides to indict PM for bribery

Attorney general reportedly accepts recommendations of state attorney to submit indictment against Netanyahu. PM's attorneys respond.Uzi Baruch, 1/19/2019, 7:28 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu doesn't belong to the right

Former defense minister tours illegal Bedouin outpost which PM promised to evacuate. 'It is now January 1st, nobody is evacuating it.'Ido Ben Porat, 1/1/2019, 4:16 PM

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announces resignation

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announces resignation in address at parliament, says he will notify king.Mordechai Sones, 12/18/2018, 9:14 PM

'Our hearts are with Shira and Amichai'

Prime Minister's speech at GPO new year toast with foreign press. 'We will find the killers and bring them to justice.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2018, 7:22 PM

'We built and built (the least)'

Netanyahu's statements at faction meeting about maximal efforts for Judea and Samaria construction seem to contradict what he said in 2015.Hezki Baruch, 12/11/2018, 12:21 PM

Bennett slams Netanyahu over report mentioning his wife

'I married Gilat, a wonderful woman from a secular and ethical home, and together we made a wonderful Zionist, religious home.'Uzi Baruch, 12/5/2018, 9:40 PM

Watch: Prime Minister's special Hanukkah message

'Around the world, Jews celebrate this war of liberation. But it's also a family celebration, so there's another war we have to fight...'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2018, 5:34 PM

'The spirit of the Maccabees beats within us'

Netanyahu's remarks at the start of today's cabinet meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2018, 1:44 PM

Netanyahu: We'll remember Bush's commitment to Israel's security

Prime Minister eulogizes George Bush following his passing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2018, 5:49 PM

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

Netanyahu will meet with Bennett over his demand

Officials in prime minister's office say Netanyahu will meet with Bennett within context of meetings with all heads of coalition factions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 11:18 AM

The goal: To stabilize the coalition

Prime minister holds consultations with coalition leaders and senior Likud officials in attempt to maintain coalition post-Yisrael Beytenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 5:03 PM

Watch: PM and Chinese VP at innovation conference

Netanyahu and Chinese VP Wang speak at the Prime Minister's Conference on Innovation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2018, 8:09 PM

Watch: Netanyahu and Elkin visit Machane Yehuda

PM and Jerusalem mayoral candidate Ze'ev Elkin received warmly as they tour among the stalls of the Jerusalem market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2018, 3:52 PM

Netanyahu emphasizes: Khan al-Ahmar will be evacuated

'The amount of time given for trying to evacuate it with agreement will be established by the cabinet. It will be short,' PM asserts.Tal Polon, 10/21/2018, 10:31 AM

Netanyahu in Gaza region: 'Israel will act with great force'

'Israel views with great severity the attacks on it along the fence, in the Gaza vicinity, on Be'er Sheva - everywhere.'Uzi Baruch, 10/17/2018, 4:05 PM

Prime Minister threatens Hamas: 'Very strong blows'

'Hamas has not understood. If they don't stop attacks, they will be stopped in another way and it will be painful - very painful.'Hezki Baruch, 10/14/2018, 11:43 AM

Netanyahu: It's good to live in Israel

'People feel the country is on an upward path, that it's good to live here - so about 90% of citizens say they're satisfied living here.'Nitzan Keidar, 9/5/2018, 6:44 PM

Netanyahu's goal for elections: 40 seats

PM attends conference of local Likud candidates, providing encouragement. 'With Hashem's help and yours, Likud will grow to the skies.'Nitzan Keidar, 8/27/2018, 4:48 PM

'An American patriot and true friend of Israel'

PM Netanyahu eulogizes Senator John McCain following his passing. 'His support for Israel never wavered.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 10:29 AM

'We're not giving up on US recognition of Golan as Israeli'

Ahead of trip to Baltic states, Netanyahu says efforts continue for US recognition of Golan, addresses stopping of highway work on Shabbat.Nitzan Keidar, 8/23/2018, 11:57 AM

'The attacks expose the depths to which the left has sunk'

PM responds to opponents of Nationality Law, accusing the left of 'hypocrisy' and calling on it 'to do self-reckoning.'Nitzan Keidar, 7/29/2018, 2:40 PM

'We are managing tough fronts, in the south and the north'

PM speaks to 2018 IDF recruits. 'We are at battle. This involves exchange of blows, but ultimately it is a test of strength of will.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2018, 12:16 PM

Transfer of powers for Western Wall plan approved

Knesset approves transfer of authority in committee dealing with Western Wall plan from Regev and Shaked to Netanyahu and Steinitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2018, 8:52 AM

Netanyahu: We will not allow entry into Israel from Syria

PM addresses possible wave of Syrian refugees who will seek to enter Israel. 'We will continue to defend our borders.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2018, 12:41 PM

Ex Chief of Staff: Netanyahu deserves to be PM unless indicted

Benny Gantz: 'I saw the prime minister working from up close - it's the hardest job in the country. It's easy to talk from the sidelines.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2018, 12:05 PM

'Netanyahu has lost the ability to lead the country'

Zionist Union head says Netanyahu invited coalition crisis by projecting weakness.Tzvi Lev , 3/1/2018, 10:06 PM

Rabbis urge Netanyahu to promote 'Torah Study Law'

Religious Zionist rabbis call on PM to push bill enshrining Torah study as 'basic value', protecting army deferments for yeshiva students.Mordechai Sones, 2/13/2018, 6:17 PM

Jewish Home soars after Bennett's announcement

Poll following Jewish Home Chairman's statement of intention to run for PM shows his party receiving 20 seats if elections were held today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2017, 2:03 PM

Yair Netanyahu: I will never go into politics

Prime Minister's son speaks at birthday celebration for his father. 'I admire you for the price you pay for our nation and country.'Hezki Baruch, 10/25/2017, 8:25 PM