Liberman threatens Hamas: 'The most severe blow'

Defense Minister says Israel ready for 'severe confrontation' with Hamas after exhausting all other options.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 8:24 PM

Liberman to Gazans: Hamas is holding you hostage

Israeli Defense Minister calls on Gazans to turn on Hamas terror organization, says Hamas and Iran using them 'like hostages'.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 5:46 PM

Liberman announces new Jewish neighborhood in Hevron

'Instead of military camp, we'll build new neighborhood; 31 apartments will be built including two kindergartens and boarding school.'Mordechai Sones, Sunday, 1:59 PM

DM: No fuel for Gaza until violence ends

Defense Minister Liberman says Israel won't provide fuel, gas, to Gaza until violence - including incendiary balloons - ends.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 7:24 PM

Liberman halts fuel transfer into Gaza

Defense Minister orders halt to transfer of fuel into Gaza after violent border riots resume.Ben Ariel, Canada, Friday, 8:28 PM

Cabinet to vote on first new homes in Hevron in 16 years

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman submits plan for 31 new Jewish homes in Hevron to cabinet to overcome issues with military outpost.Gary Willig, Thursday, 9:48 PM

'No shame in preserving Jewish majority in Galilee'

Defense Minister Liberman lays cornerstone for new IDF rehabilitation and maintenance center in Nazareth Illit.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 8:33 PM

Religious Zionist general to be Liberman's IDF secretary

Controversial IDF officer Brig. Gen. Ofer Vinter becomes an aide to Defense Minister after years of being held back for promotion.Tzvi Lev, Thursday, 5:28 PM

Liberman: Terrorist's time is running out

Defense Minister says IDF 'closing in' on terrorist who murdered Kim Yehezkel and Ziv Hajbi.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 6:34 PM

DM to Hamas: Don't escalate the situation

Defense Minister Liberman warns Hamas not to escalate situation, MK Yogev says it's 'time to respond' to Hamas.Kobi Finkler, 10/5/2018, 10:22 AM

Liberman: 'Bennett decided to dismantle right-wing government'

DM continues attacking Education Minister during Karnei Shomron tour. 'He lives in Ra'anana in Dan region, I'm in Nokdim in Judean Desert.'Mordechai Sones, 10/2/2018, 5:48 PM

Bennett to Liberman: Attack Hamas, not me

Bennett blasts Liberman's policy against Hamas as 'weak and leftist,' after Liberman says Bennett represents 'messianic, zealous' Right.Hezki Baruch, 10/2/2018, 10:59 AM

Bennett: The Liberman-Hamas agreements collapsed

Jewish Home chairman blasts Liberman in light of the continued terror attacks along the Gaza border.Uzi Baruch, 9/30/2018, 6:00 AM

'A people that sanctify murderers won't get a Palestinian state'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett blasts PA President Mahmoud Abbas following his UN speech, says there will never be a Palestinian state.Tzvi Lev, 9/27/2018, 8:54 PM

Report: Russia won't curb Israeli airstrikes in Syria

Iranian media reports that Russia has given Israel permission to attack Iranian bases in Syria other than ones near Russian troops.Tzvi Lev, 9/27/2018, 8:39 PM

Liberman furious after Chief of Staff's comments leaked

Defense Minister demands that leaks from Cabinet meetings be prevented.Hezki Baruch, 9/21/2018, 12:08 AM

DM: Defense budget is an investment, not an expense

Defense Minister Liberman slams criticism of IDF budget, says every penny spent is an investment in Israel's future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2018, 12:49 PM

Bereaved daughter to Liberman: Death to the terrorist

Ari Fuld's eldest daughter asks defense minister why terrorist is kept alive and treated in Israel. Liberman: We are trying.Uzi Baruch, 9/18/2018, 1:00 PM

Defense Minister visits Georgia for the first time

Liberman meets Georgia's heads of state, discusses with them the international struggle against Iranian terror.Nitsan Keidar, 9/13/2018, 2:35 AM

An Iranian journalist in the defense minister's office

Iranian journalist serving as editor-in-chief of 'Radio Farda' arrives at defense minister's office, where he interviews Minister Liberman.Uzi Baruch, 9/6/2018, 8:33 AM

Israel Aircraft Industries CEO appointment approved

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman 'confident Nimrod Sheffer will lead IAI professionally and creatively to challenges of tomorrow.'Ido Ben Porat, 9/5/2018, 10:55 AM

Feminist fury: Humorous video arouses wrath

Video released by Defense Minister ahead of Rosh Hashanah provokes anger by women's organizations who claim he humiliated women.Mordechai Sones, 9/5/2018, 1:12 AM

Watch: Israel spoofs Sacha Baron Cohen's Israeli persona

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman spoofs British Jewish comedian's parody of Israeli counter-terror expert with his real-life inspiration.David Rosenberg, 9/4/2018, 2:14 PM

'We'll face every threat - in the south and the north'

DM participates in outstanding officer and NCO ceremony in honor of Rosh Hashana; 'No accident IDF considered one of best armies in world.'Mordechai Sones, 9/3/2018, 9:58 PM

'No ruling out Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Iraq'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman says Israel retains freedom to act to defend itself against Iranian aggression anywhere.AFP, 9/3/2018, 6:49 PM

Lapid: Changes to Draft Law 'treasonous'

Yesh Atid leader says Defense Minister Liberman cannot face the public if he agrees to reported haredi changes to Draft Law.Gary Willig, 8/30/2018, 7:43 PM

'We will maintain Israeli interests in Syria'

DM tours border to assess progress of fortification plan. 'With all due respect for all the agreements - we are not bound by them.'Kobi Finkler, 8/30/2018, 2:40 PM

Liberman: I have chosen the next chief of staff

"In military meetings I hear too many phrases like 'political arena' and 'legal implications.' The most important thing for me is victory."Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 8:51 AM

IDF's offensive capabilities get big boost with missile purchase

Defense Ministry signs agreement to provide IDF with advanced rockets, missiles, costing hundreds of millions of shekels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 12:41 PM

'Liberman, bring back the boys'

MK Oren Hazan criticizes Defense Minister over failure to bring back bodies of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul.Yoni Kempinski, 8/27/2018, 2:06 AM

Liberman to reopen Erez Crossing

Defense Minister announces reopening of of crossing from Gaza to Israel 'given calm along the border.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 10:50 PM

Right wing ministers trade barbs over Gaza "arrangement"

Jewish Home chief Bennett takes swipe at Defense Minister Liberman after the latter distances himself from 'arrangement' with Hamas.Arutz Sheva, 8/24/2018, 4:00 PM

'Liberman, have the soldiers' backs'

National Union Secretary-General asks defense minister to end investigation into shooting of 2 Gaza rioters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/21/2018, 9:52 PM

'There's only one arrangement - the reality on the ground'

'Economic stability in Gaza brings quiet,' says Liberman, adding that return of prisoners is a necessary condition for agreement with Hamas.Ido Ben Porat, 8/21/2018, 1:21 PM

Hamas chief touts expected deal with Israel

Ismail Haniyeh hails expected ceasefire with Israel as a triumph, tells Gazans Israeli security restrictions will be lifted.Dalit Halevy, 8/21/2018, 9:59 AM

Liberman: Abbas trying to torpedo Gaza agreement

Defense Minister says PA chairman deliberately trying to drag Israel into a confrontation with Hamas.Elad Benari, 8/21/2018, 4:14 AM

'You gave us space to maneuver against our enemies'

US National Security Adviser John Bolton, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman meet, discuss security threats throughout the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2018, 4:12 PM

'We must not surrender: We must uproot Hamas'

Education Minister says ceasefire a bad move, calls to destroy Hamas' military capabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 6:50 PM

Why did Israel's Defense Minister close Erez Crossing?

Statement from Defense Ministry explains decision to close Gaza crossing.Uzi Baruch, 8/19/2018, 10:58 AM

Bennett: Caving in to Hamas will lead to war

Education Minister Bennett slams Defense Minister Liberman's willingness to cave to Hamas, says it will lead to conflict on Hamas' terms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2018, 8:41 AM

Liberman gives PA an unusual gesture

Letters and parcels sent from Jordan to PA in last eight years released by Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 8/17/2018, 1:03 AM

Bennett attacks Liberman: 'Gaza deal tailwind for terrorism'

Bennet continues assault on Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and reported cease fire with Hamas. 'Hamas shoots rockets and Israel folds.'Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2018, 8:24 PM

Defense Ministry will allow yeshiva students to fly to Uman

Following pressure from haredi parties, Defense Minisrry waives ban on overseas flights for haredim avoiding IDF service.Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2018, 10:19 PM

Liberman tries to explain

After his gestures to Hamas, Defense Minister insists there is no agreement with the terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 8/16/2018, 12:04 AM

Liberman increases fuel supply to Gaza

Defense Minister to increase Gaza's access to electricity after reopening Kerem Shalom CVrossing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 8:58 PM

'If Liberman can't do it, he should go home'

MKs Smotrich and Forer debate current Hamas policy. 'If Liberman wanted guarantees he shouldn't have sought to be defense minister.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 4:52 PM

Defense Minister: Haredi demands are just an excuse

Defense Minister Liberman urges haredi parties to allow Draft Law to pass, says they have nothing to gain from early elections.Michal Levi, 8/15/2018, 11:08 AM

It's official: Kerem Shalom crossing to reopen

Liberman decides to reopen Kerem Shalom crossing following several days of quiet along the Gaza border.Kobi Finkler, 8/15/2018, 6:19 AM

Liberman grants concessions to Gaza

Defense Minister to re-open Kerem Shalom Crossing, expand Gaza fishing zone after 2 days with no terror attacks from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 8:45 PM

'Restraint and silence encourage terrorism'

Education Minister slams cease-fire with Hamas, says Hamas must return prisoners and disarm in exchange for rehabilitation of Gaza.Uzi Baruch, 8/13/2018, 4:47 PM

Defense Minister: Hamas suffered 168 deaths, over 4,000 injured

Defense Minister Liberman says security policy is responsible, does not answer to headlines, public opinion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 12:01 PM

Bereaved father: 'We'll sit on fence' to stop Golan as IDF Chief

“It drives us crazy that someone like this would be the IDF Chief of Staff, say bereaved father, Herzl Hajaj about Major General Yair Golan.Jonathan Benedek, 8/13/2018, 3:02 PM

'Confusion, shock and pain' with campaign against Major General

A former commander responds to a campaign against the appointment of Major General Yair Golan as chief of staff.Jonathan Benedek, 8/13/2018, 11:20 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

Anger in south over ceasefire

Leaders of communities beset by Hamas rockets slam government for ceasefire instead of putting a final end to Hamas terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2018, 12:32 PM

Smotrich: Liberman the weakest defense minister

Jewish Home MK slams DF Liberman for reaching ceasefire dealing crippling blow to Hamas after massive rocket barrage/Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2018, 10:59 AM

Gaza - Liberman gets an 'F'

Liberman’s appointment as Defense Minister ignited expectations of a qualitatively different approach to that of his predecessor—one discernibly more robust and resolute. Sadly, this was not to be.Dr. Martin Sherman, 8/10/2018, 7:40 AM