Report: Jewish Home planned on leaving gov't before Liberman

Jewish Home faction allegedly planned on mass resignation from gov't only to be preempted by Avigdor Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 5:11 PM

Shas leader joins call for early elections

Shas leader joins Kulanu head Kahlon, calls for new elections following Liberman's resignation from the Defense Ministry.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 4:06 PM

Amsalem: I recommend not giving Bennett defense portfolio

Chairman of the coalition accuses Bennett of making too bold a demand to take over defense ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 12:21 PM

It's official: Liberman tenders resignation

Yisrael Beytenu chairman sends letter of resignation from position of defense minister to Prime Minister Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 11/15/2018, 10:10 AM

The Liberman effect? Likud gets weaker in polls

Poll conducted after resignation of defense minister finds the ruling party falling below 30 seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 9:04 PM

Minister Ariel: 'Bennett is best candidate for defense minister'

Jewish Home minister calls on government to fulfill forgotten promise to Bennett. 'We demand the defense portfolio.'Benny Tocker, 11/14/2018, 4:37 PM

Liberman: 'We won't stop until the mission is completed'

Bill to be brought Wednesday for discussion in Law Committee ahead of Knesset's approval in first reading. DM: 'We won't give up.'Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2018, 9:10 AM

Report: Netayahu didn't approve Chief of Staff appointment

Reports say Liberman's recommendation to appoint Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi as chief of staff was not coordinated with the prime minister.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2018, 3:38 PM

Hamas warns Israel in new video

'We recommended that you read us correctly.' Hamas releases new propaganda clip amid a rise in tensions.Tzvi Lev, 10/18/2018, 5:16 PM

'We will reveal more information about Hezbollah'

Liberman says Israel will reveal more info about Iranian missiles in Lebanon, amid Lebanese attempts to discredit Netanyahu's UN speech.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2018, 8:11 AM

'Palestinian state doesn't interest me'

Liberman refers to Trump declaration on two-state solution. 'Population demonstrating with Palestinian flags is the real problem.'Mordechai Sones, 9/27/2018, 11:56 AM

Liberman on Olmert-Abbas meeting: 'Pathetic'

"Olmert turned to him as 'Dr. Abbas' but forgot to mention that he received his doctorate for Holocaust denial."Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2018, 10:19 AM

Defense Minister: Israel will be able to celebrate in quiet

Minister Liberman visits soldiers stationed near Bethlehem, thanking soldiers ahead of the holiday. 'We can celebrate thanks to them.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2018, 2:16 PM

'Preaching and crocodile tears'

Liberman insists, 'We're not talking to Hamas'; criticizes extended sentence for Border Policeman; scolds Umm al-Fahm.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 2:32 PM

Gabbay: 'I don't trust Netanyahu, Liberman, and Bennett'

'If choice between agreement and operation run by Netanyahu, Liberman, and Bennett, I choose agreement," Gabbay says.Mordechai Sones, 8/19/2018, 12:10 PM

Defense Minister: 'Conquer Gaza or an Arab spring'

Liberman: 'Solution is to turn Gaza into economic entity providing work for two million people and will become Singapore of Middle East.'Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 12:38 PM

Meretz backing Netanyahu and Liberman

Meretz Chairwoman defends move led by PM and DM for political settlement in Gaza while attacking Bennett who opposes it.Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 10:23 AM

Liberman floating leftward?

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on unified front with Meretz and Peace Now against Minister Naftali Bennett.Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 9:57 AM

Liberman to Gaza residents: 'Israel not problem but solution'

Defense Minister: 'As long as there's quiet, Gaza residents benefit.'Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 9:27 AM

Liberman faces difficulty appointing Chief of Staff

Supreme Court petitions against two senior appointments committee members 'neutralize' committee work; appointments may be postponed.Mordechai Sones, 8/14/2018, 9:21 PM

'Impossible to manage cabinet with tweets and leaks'

PM criticizes public debate between Jewish Home and Yisrael Beiteinu parties over cabinet discussions.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 10:40 PM

New bureau in charge of withholding terror salaries

National Counter-Financial Terror Bureau will implement Withholding Law, coordinate economic campaign against terror orgs in Israel, abroad.Mordechai Sones, 7/3/2018, 8:18 PM

Draft Law approved by government

Bill expected to be submitted to Knesset for first reading tomorrow. Law will likely pass by large majority, with Yesh Atid's support.Mordechai Sones, 7/1/2018, 2:33 PM

Liberman: 'More America than America'

Defense Minister tweets picture of self 40 years ago just before aliyah to Israel, calls Israel 'land of unlimited possibilities'.Mordechai Sones, 6/18/2018, 6:50 PM

Liberman: Iran is panicking

Defense Minister says Khamenei's threats to increase uranium enrichment are 'a sign of hysteria and mass panic among Iranian leadership.'Uzi Baruch, 6/5/2018, 2:02 PM

'We'll close accounts with Hamas and Jihad'

'We're unwilling to accept kite routine and fence riots and attempts to breach it,' Liberman said at start of faction meeting.Hezki Baruch, 6/4/2018, 3:53 PM

'Hypocritical gangs are working against Israel'

DM blasts meeting on Gaza at UNHRC. 'Just as our soldiers protect us from Hamas, we'll protect them from international investigations.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2018, 2:53 PM

Liberman: Time to withdraw from the Human Rights Council

Ahead of UNHRC special session over Gaza events, DM says Israel 'under double attack.' 'Terror from Gaza, and hypocrisy headed by UNHRC.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2018, 10:04 AM

'Hamas leaders - a bunch of cannibals'

DM at IDF briefing: 'Hamas leadership is a group of cannibals that treats children and women as armaments for all intents and purposes.'Mordechai Sones, 5/16/2018, 1:32 PM

IDF on high alert adjacent to Gaza

Reinforced IDF fighters deploy anticipating Hamas-led riots. Yesterday, 59 terrorists killed.Mordechai Sones, 5/15/2018, 3:52 PM

'Don't be deterred by threats and intimidation'

DM commemorates fallen from Six Day War and War of Attrition on Mount Herzl: 'Today as then, international community buries head in sand.'Mordechai Sones, 5/13/2018, 5:08 PM

NIS 6.5 million for Kiryat Shmona fortification

Work to include renovating shelters, purchasing and installing air conditioners in shelters, mobile shelters, protected city pharmacy, more.Mordechai Sones, 5/13/2018, 4:51 PM

Political-Security Cabinet meets tonight

Following searing Israeli response to Iranian attack from Syria, ministers invited to cabinet tonight.Mordechai Sones, 5/10/2018, 2:00 PM

High noon at the Golan Heights

Trump 1, Israel 1, World 0. Jack Engelhard, 5/10/2018, 11:28 AM

'If S-300 systems fire on our planes - we will respond'

Defense Minister: We will not tolerate Iranian attempts to turn Syria into an outpost against Israel. 'Any attempt will be thwarted.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2018, 10:02 AM

Liberman: 'If Tel Aviv attacked - we will strike Tehran'

Defense Minister conveys threatening message to Iran through Saudi media in London, emphasizing Israel won't tolerate Iran in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2018, 12:08 PM

Defense Minister's longevity tip: Stay away from the fence

Liberman responds to uproar over death of Gaza boy who approached fence: 'Cowardly leaders hiding behind children and women.'Mordechai Sones, 4/22/2018, 10:10 AM

'Maybe James Bond killed him?'

Defense Minister Liberman says body of slain Hamas engineer will not be buried in Gaza, dismisses Iranian threats to destroy Israel.Tzvi Lev, 4/22/2018, 7:55 AM

Eizenkot slams leaflets targeting senior IDF officer

IDF Chief of Staff comes out against right-wing Israelis who distributed leaflets criticizing IDF Colonel Gilad Amit.Tzvi Lev, 4/20/2018, 2:13 AM

Furious protest against Israeli-Palestinian memorial ceremony

Jewish activists come to Tel Aviv to protest joint memorial ceremony for Israelis and PA Arabs; Palestinian flags burned.Mordechai Sones, 4/17/2018, 10:37 PM

'Supreme Court made bereavement and terror equal'

Defense Minister slams Supreme Court allowing PA Arabs to participate in 'joint' Memorial Day event. 'Instead of unity - division.'Ido Ben Porat, 4/17/2018, 1:10 PM

Arabs will participate in 'joint memorial ceremony'

Supreme Court cancels Defense Minister's decision to ban PA Arabs from participating in 'Israeli-Palestinian memorial day event.'Ido Ben Porat, 4/17/2018, 11:03 AM

'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

Liberman opposes joint memorial ceremony

DM decides to prevent PA Arabs invited to Israeli-Palestinian memorial ceremony from entering Israel. Meretz chairman attacks decision.Mordechai Sones, 4/10/2018, 7:40 PM

Liberman: 'Sniper deserves citation; photographer - reproach'

DM responds to shooting incident and attack on Syrian base attributed by international media to Israel.Mordechai Sones, 4/10/2018, 6:59 PM

'Terrorists also disguise themselves as journalists'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman not impressed by Gaza reports of journalist death during border riots.Mordechai Sones, 4/8/2018, 5:08 PM

Liberman: Killed journalist flew a drone over IDF forces

Defense Minister on Gaza riots: 'Hamas has used journalists and ambulances for terror dozens of times.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2018, 9:55 AM

Liberman lays cornerstone at Netiv Ha'avot

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Deputy DM Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan lay cornerstone in Netiv Ha'avot. 'In 2017 we approved 11,500 houses.'Eliran Aharon, 3/27/2018, 6:45 PM

Netanyahu: I call on Liberman to remain in government

'It is important to continue our partnership in a broad government - only this can continue to serve Israel's citizens.'Hezki Baruch, 3/12/2018, 3:49 PM

PM: '61' is not an option

Netanyahu tells Likud ministers his goal is to stabilize government, but he won't agree to a coalition without Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2018, 11:51 AM

Coalition crisis orchestrated by Netanyahu and Liberman?

Haredi journalist blames PM for dragging country to elections by cynically exploiting haredi distress. 'There is no draft crisis.'Benny Tocker, 3/6/2018, 9:00 AM

'When the month of Adar enters, we enlist with joy'

Defense Minister releases special message promoting haredi enlistment on the occasion of the Purim holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2018, 12:02 PM

Dozens of terror attacks thwarted every week

Liberman tours Hevron. 'The security establishment is working hard so we can celebrate Purim quietly. I'm happy citizens don't feel it.'Ido Ben Porat, 2/27/2018, 11:27 AM

'End of the theater of the absurd'

Ministerial Committee on Legislation approves bill to withhold terror salaries from PA funds. DM: 'Money will be used to prevent terror.'Mordechai Sones, 2/18/2018, 2:28 PM

Terror attack against Defense Minister thwarted

Islamic Jihad terror cell which planned to place bomb on Defense Minister's route arrested.Ido Ben Porat, 2/18/2018, 10:53 AM

Liberman pushes alternative haredi draft law

Defense Minister Liberman establishes task force dedicated to passing haredi draft law.Tzvi Lev, 2/15/2018, 8:54 PM

Syria threatens Israel with 'more surprises'

Assad regime spokesman warns Israel will 'be greatly surprised' in future strikes on Syria, following military confrontations over weekend.Tal Polon, 2/13/2018, 3:57 PM