Govt. plays post-Passover portfolio musical chairs

Govt. plays post-Passover portfolio musical chairs

After holiday ends, Netanyahu is expected to reshuffle ministry portfolios among Likud MKs, as they scramble for spots.Chaim Lev, 4/27/2016, 11:53 AM
Knesset Speaker: 61-MK Coalition Can't Hold

Knesset Speaker: 61-MK Coalition Can't Hold

Edelstein has 'a hard time imagining this government lasting for very long' without Labor or Liberman.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2015, 1:25 PM
Erdan Leaves Government, But May Return Soon

Erdan Leaves Government, But May Return Soon

Likud's Gilad Erdan leaves Interior Ministry. MK Hanegbi estimates he'll rejoin government 'within days or weeks.'Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 5/17/2015, 6:02 PM
'We Want to See Yesh Atid Leave the Coalition'

'We Want to See Yesh Atid Leave the Coalition'

Uri Ariel believes Jewish Home is gaining ground in the government, predicting to Arutz Sheva that coalition - and policy - changes await.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 6/9/2014, 6:01 PM
Liberman Attacks Netanyahu for Lack of Leadership

Liberman Attacks Netanyahu for Lack of Leadership

Liberman pulls no punches in criticizing fellow ministers over polarizing views, calls for unity before the government collapses.Tova Dvorin, 6/9/2014, 3:48 PM
Yesh Atid: Peace Talks with Hamas or No Coalition

Yesh Atid: Peace Talks with Hamas or No Coalition

Yesh Atid Minister demands peace talks be renewed despite Hamas presence in unity gov't; 'if not, we won't be in the government.'Ari Yashar, 6/7/2014, 11:02 PM
'As Soon as Terrorists Board Bus, I Will Resign'

'As Soon as Terrorists Board Bus, I Will Resign'

Deputy Minister Danny Danon reiterates intent to resign if prisoner deal goes through, calls coalition tensions 'test' for Bennett, Likud.Shimon Cohen, 4/14/2014, 2:04 PM
Minister Warns Israeli Sovereignty is in Danger

Minister Warns Israeli Sovereignty is in Danger

Housing minister tells Arutz Sheva about proposed terror deal, 2015 housing price drop; slams collective punishment in Yitzhar.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/14/2014, 1:00 PM
'Israeli-Arab Terrorists Releases or No Deal'

'Israeli-Arab Terrorists Releases or No Deal'

Senior government officials say the controversial releases are key to continuing peace talks, despite 'zero chance' of success.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 4/12/2014, 9:35 PM
Minister Says Livni Should Leave the Government

Minister Says Livni Should Leave the Government

In special interview, Uri Orbach calls HaTnua 'fictitious,' slams Livni for blaming Israel over talks - which he has 'no problem' reviving.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 4/11/2014, 2:00 PM
Jewish Home Not to Remain in Gov't 'At Any Cost'

Jewish Home Not to Remain in Gov't 'At Any Cost'

Housing Minister Uri Ariel reiterates that the likelihood of Jewish Home leaving the government is high.Ido Ben-Porat, 4/11/2014, 10:41 AM
FM Offers Talks Without Terrorist Releases

FM Offers Talks Without Terrorist Releases

Avigdor Liberman says Israel 'in favor of negotiations' as long as terrorists remain in prison.Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2014, 9:36 AM
Elkin: Israel to Stand Strong Over Role in Talks

Elkin: Israel to Stand Strong Over Role in Talks

Deputy Minister Ze'ev Elkin, in Arutz Sheva interview, explains why Israel should stand strong - and prevent capitulating to PA.Tova Dvorin, 3/31/2014, 9:05 PM
Yesh Atid Threatens to Leave Government

Yesh Atid Threatens to Leave Government

Finance Minister and party chairman Yair Lapid says his party would not 'remain part of a government that will not advance negotiations'.Tova Dvorin, 1/18/2014, 7:08 PM
Ben-Ari: 'Jewish Home Is Partner To Blood Govt.'

Ben-Ari: 'Jewish Home Is Partner To Blood Govt.'

Former MK attacks Jewish Home for not bringing down coalition government to prevent release of 26 terrorist murderers.Ari Yashar, 12/31/2013, 1:16 AM
Final Coalition Pact Signing Set for Thurs Night

Final Coalition Pact Signing Set for Thurs Night

Barring last-minute changes, members of the new Netanyahu government are set to sign final documents Thursday evening. Here's the lineup.Chana Ya'ar, 3/14/2013, 11:28 AM
Tree's A Crowd - Month of Nisan Sports New Coalition

Tree's A Crowd - Month of Nisan Sports New Coalition

The onset of spring brings with it a new Israeli government coalition and new political satire. Yonatan Sredni, 3/12/2013, 12:09 AM
Peres to Pick Israel’s Next Prime Minister

Peres to Pick Israel’s Next Prime Minister

President Peres will begin the process of choosing a new Prime Minister. Estimates show 80 MK's - or more - for Netanyahu.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2013, 8:31 AM
Survey: Likud Voters Want Bennett in Coalition

Survey: Likud Voters Want Bennett in Coalition

A vast majority of voters - 74% - want to see a coalition which includes Jewish Home, Yesh Atid and the ultra-orthodox parties. Annie Lubin, 1/23/2013, 5:19 PM