'Iran is the world's leading sponsor of terrorism'

Minister Yisrael Katz: We must focus on halting and reversing the Iranian threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2018, 3:13 AM

'We will not allow Iran to remain in Syria'

After Iran, Syria sign agreement, senior Israeli minister warns that Israel will not permit Iran to use Syria as base for attacks.David Rosenberg, 8/29/2018, 2:25 PM

Netanyahu now says he trusts Katz to handle bridge crisis

PM says he trusts Transportation Minister resolve Tel Aviv bridge crisis after criticizing him earlier over the handling of the issue.Tzvi Lev, 8/23/2018, 9:23 PM

'Anyone who criticized me has achieved nothing'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz is unafraid of criticism of his decision to cancel Shabbat work on Ayalon Highway.Mordechai Sones, 8/23/2018, 11:24 AM

'It's unreasonable to block the Ayalon Highway during the week'

Prime Minister Netanyhau does not back Transportation Minister's decision to cancel construction work planned on Shabbat.Nitsan Keidar, 8/23/2018, 3:46 AM

Israel cancels Shabbat work on Ayalon Highway

Transportation Minister orders construction halt for Yehudit Bridge as work expected to take place on Saturdays.Mordechai Sones, 8/22/2018, 11:04 AM

Clash in Cabinet: Why didn't you assassinate Haniyeh?

Transportation Minister demands Defense Minister Liberman explain why promise to kill Hamas leader unfulfilled after rocket barrage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2018, 9:36 PM

EU skips over Israel

EU plans connecting Judea and Samaria to Gaza airports, sea, and railways without informing Israel; Minister Katz rejects plan out of hand.Mordechai Sones, 8/8/2018, 12:57 PM

Likud minister: Gaza needs to be world's responsibility

Transportation Minister Katz says world, not Israel, needs to be responsible for Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 11:41 AM

'Condition all aid on the return of casualties'

Minister to present to cabinet his plan to sever all ties with Gaza, condition short-term aid on return of Israeli casualties and civilians.Nitzan Keidar, 8/5/2018, 8:57 AM

'Close to war, no policy for Gaza'

Minister Yisrael Katz harshly criticizes the defense minister's conduct against terrorism: tLiberman's policy is impossible and incorrect,'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2018, 12:18 PM

Intelligence minister: Hamas will be defeated in the next war

Intelligence Minister Katz: 'No reason a child living near Gaza border should grow up in the shadow of sirens and rockets.'Hezki Baruch, 7/24/2018, 3:56 PM

History at Israel's new Ramon Airport

First certification flight lands at Ramon Airport.Ido Ben Porat, 7/16/2018, 12:27 PM

How many haredim serve in the army? More than you thought

Minister Yisrael Katz reveals that the number of haredim who serve in the IDF is close to that of the general public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2018, 5:14 AM

'Israel is going to be digging many more tunnels'

PM Netanyahu and Transportation Minister Katz attend dedication ceremony for two new railway stations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2018, 2:18 PM

Bennett, Liberman, or Kahlon to join the Likud?

Transportation Minister: Only those who have not left the party can lead the Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2018, 11:35 AM

Israel calls for 'military coalition' if Iran boosts enrichment

Katz: Western powers, Arab allies must form 'military coalition' with Israel to confront Iran if Tehran increases uranium enrichment.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2018, 11:52 AM

Next stop: Tapuah Junction

Transportation Minister Katz approves extension of train line connecting central Israel to Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 5/31/2018, 10:21 AM

Intelligence minister: Our enemy will be surprised

Intelligence Minister Katz says Israel knows 'a lot more' than in 2014, says Israel won't attempt to bring down Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2018, 12:41 PM

'Israel doesn't want war'

Naftali Bennett, member of Israel's security cabinet, denies reports of ceasefire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2018, 8:14 AM

'We are near the threshold of war'

Transportation Minister says situation with Gaza will get worse, Israel closer to war than any time since 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2018, 7:56 PM

US may recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights soon

Intelligence Minister says talks with US currently centered on recognition of Golan Heights as part of Israel.Gary Willig, 5/23/2018, 10:13 PM

Intelligence Minister predicts Trump will leave nuclear deal

'The right way for Trump to promote his policy and stop Iran is to cancel the deal and return economic sanctions on Iran.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2018, 10:31 AM

Will daily passes include both Friday and Saturday?

Yeshiva students tell haredi MK: Daily passes not usable on both Friday and Saturday.Michal Levi, 5/7/2018, 12:45 PM

No license or registration? No problem

Transportation Ministry drops requirement that drivers carry license and car registration with them while driving, nixing fines.David Rosenberg, 5/6/2018, 9:56 PM

'President Trump, let Jonathan Pollard come home to Israel'

Israeli Minister calls on President Trump to pardon paroled former spy Jonathan Pollard, allowing him to move to Israel.David Rosenberg, 4/29/2018, 5:24 PM

'Tunnels leading nowhere'

DM expresses satisfaction at destruction of the 'longest and deepest tunnel ever uncovered'; added call to Gaza residents under Hamas rule.Mordechai Sones, 4/15/2018, 1:33 PM

Light rail train to link Samaria with Central Israel?

Minister Katz instructs Netivei Israel company to go ahead with plans for light rail between Ariel, Petah Tikva, and Rosh Ha'ayin.Mordechai Sones, 3/15/2018, 6:41 PM

Opening of new Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train - delayed

Following warnings that new high-speed train linking Jerusalem to Tel Aviv may not be safe, Transportation Min. delays opening till Sukkot.David Rosenberg, 3/5/2018, 2:05 PM

Netanyahu: A great day for the people of Israel

Watch: Netanyahu hails U.S. announcement that it would move its embassy to Jerusalem in time for Israel's 70th Independence Day.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/23/2018, 10:13 PM

'We'll teach Iran a lesson it'll never forget'

In interview with Saudi newspaper, Minister Yisrael Katz warns Iran not to attack Israel from Syria again.Elad Benari, 2/12/2018, 1:08 AM

Watch: Trial run of 'King David' Jerusalem express train

Transportation minister participates in trial run of Tel Aviv-Jerusalem high speed train, set to open at the end of March.Hezki Baruch, 1/16/2018, 1:55 PM

Revolutionary: 28 minutes from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

Transportation Minister Katz says long-awaited express train connecting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv will be ready before Pesach.Chana Roberts, 1/10/2018, 9:09 AM

'Abbas will be defeated in the diplomatic war'

'Like the Titanic's captain, celebrating with Erdogan and Khamenei breathing wind in his sails, not comprehending he's going to drown.'Mordechai Sones, 12/25/2017, 6:21 PM

Intelligence Minister invites Saudi leadership to Israel

Minister calls for cooperation on regional peace plan, says Saudis should take role in negotiations with PA. 'PA can't make decisions.'Tal Polon, 12/13/2017, 5:07 PM

New bus line runs directly to Mount of Olives

New bus line takes passengers from light rail train to the Mount of Olives, runs Sunday through Thursday.Haim Lev, 12/6/2017, 11:01 AM

'When you are strong, Israel is strong'

Likud Minister Yisrael Katz summarizes diplomatic visit to US, White House thanks US Jews for collaboration and support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2017, 12:37 PM

'Likud ministers are trying to topple the government'

Haredi MK Yisrael Eichler claims Shabbat construction work controversy manufactured by Likud ministers trying to topple Netanyahu.Tzvi Lev, 11/27/2017, 12:11 PM

'The smiles have been wiped off the Palestinians' faces'

Transportation and Intelligence Minister at Arutz Sheva conference: PA must choose between axis of evil and axis of friendship.Ido Ben Porat, 11/21/2017, 1:10 AM

'Legitimate criticism is not incitement'

Likud ministers discuss Israeli public's criticism of President Rivlin's refusal to pardon convicted IDF soldier.Chana Roberts, 11/20/2017, 10:42 AM

'There's no more Lebanon, there's Iran'

Israel will not permit Iran to acquire nuclear weapons, stresses Transportation and Intelligence Minister in interview with Arutz Sheva.Eliran Aharon, 11/10/2017, 12:08 AM

Minister Katz calls for suspension of anti-Zionist Arab employee

Pro-Palestinian, anti-Zionist operative hired by National Road Safety Authority. 'She's unworthy to serve in the position.'Mordechai Sones, 11/8/2017, 2:05 PM

'I hope President Rivlin pardons Azariya'

Transportation Minister Katz says he hopes President Rivlin pardons IDF soldier Elor Azariya, IDF officials' opposition is 'insignificant.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2017, 10:32 AM

'If you threaten us, you will disappear'

Transport Minister at Balfour celebration slams PA and its allies for attempting to erase Jewish history and rights, warns Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2017, 8:42 PM

'Israel will act to prevent the arming of Hezbollah'

While refusing to confirm reports of Israeli airstrike on Syrian arms factory, Intelligence Minister notes Israel's 'red lines.'Tal Polon, 11/2/2017, 8:49 AM

Minister Katz at Mount Hevron: 'Quite an experience to be here'

Transportation Min. inaugurates Highway 316, visits Susya national heritage site, meets residents. 'Huge privilege living in biblical land.'Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2017, 11:16 AM

'US knew about Jerusalem law for months - and said nothing'

Minister behind 'Greater Jerusalem Law' continues push for law despite apparent disapproval from Trump administration.David Rosenberg, 10/30/2017, 8:44 AM

Netanyahu: We should coordinate with the US

Prime Minister explains at meeting of ministers why he sought to delay Greater Jerusalem Law, refers to French Law.Mordechai Sones, 10/29/2017, 11:32 AM

Greater Jerusalem bill to save Jewish majority faces first test

Bill annexing nearby Judea, Samaria towns to Jerusalem would add 150,000 Jews to capital, preserve Jewish majority in the city.David Rosenberg, 10/26/2017, 7:17 PM

'Israel prepared to use force to stop Iran from acquiring nukes'

Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz declares Israel is willing to use military force to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons.David Rosenberg, 10/26/2017, 5:08 PM

'I'm certain the president will free Azariya'

Transportation Minister says he is certain President Rivlin will grant pardon to jailed IDF soldier.Hezki Baruch, 10/20/2017, 1:52 PM

Likud ministers support struggle against low building numbers

Senior Likud ministers, including key Netanyahu allies, support Judea and Samaria leaders call for more building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2017, 10:07 PM

'I will run for prime minister after Netanyahu'

Transportation Minister hopes the investigations against Netanyahu conclude quickly so that he can continue to fulfill his role.Ben Ariel, 10/9/2017, 12:05 AM

Northern Jerusalem to get its own Central Bus Station

Transportation Ministry begins work on Central Bus Station for residents of northern Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 9/18/2017, 12:16 PM

'Trains will soon reach Temple Mount'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says that he intends to extend Jerusalem train line to go all the way to Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2017, 3:44 PM

'We will not allow Iran to threaten us'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says Israel must not allow a land corridor between Tehran, Beirut; calls on US to take the reins.Hezki Baruch, 8/23/2017, 3:48 PM

Light rail company makes big profits on unnecessary fines

Jerusalem's CityPass earns 7 million shekels over four years - from fines alone.Haim Lev, 8/21/2017, 2:59 PM