Liberman's conditions for joining government

Yisrael Beytenu chairman reportedly demands defense ministry, passing of original Draft Law as conditions to joining Netanyahu's coalition.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/13/2019, 1:27 AM

Liberman: We won't join coalition if our Draft Law isn't passed

Former DM Liberman says Yisrael Beytenu won't join government unless its Draft Law is passed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2019, 12:00 PM

Former DM: Paying Hamas won't bring security

Avigdor Liberman slams government for agreeing to transfer money to Hamas, 'silencing' news about tumult on Gaza border.Hezki Baruch, 3/24/2019, 12:32 PM

Liberman: Gantz treats war like a dance

Former DM Avigdor Liberman says Blue and White leader's performance in Operation Protective Edge shows he cannot be prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2019, 4:28 PM

Liberman opposes haredim, Zehut party

Former Defense Minister warns: Zehut party will change the Law of Return, Knesset will be more haredi than ever.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2019, 6:07 PM

Are the Russians going to decide this election?

Will it be Avigdor Liberman's voters who decide the elections in Israel?Israel News Talk Radio, 3/14/2019, 4:22 AM

Liberman: A-G standing by man who calls for murder of Jews

Yisrael Beiteinu chairman Liberman slams attorney general for arguing against election committee's decision to disqualify Ofer Kassif.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 6:12 PM

Liberman rips 'nutty' Otzma Yehudit candidate

Former Defense Minister Liberman, Otzma Yehudit candidate Ben-Gvir take jabs at each other's personalities, political beliefs.Shimon Cohen, 3/12/2019, 1:00 PM

Liberman: Sane rabbinate or Inquisition?

Yisrael Beiteinu leader slams genetic testing of immigrants from Russia, calls for state bodies to be removed from haredi control.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2019, 11:49 AM

Ben-Gvir sues Liberman over 'Shin Bet' comments

Otzma candidate sues for 250,000 shekels Yisrael Beytenu chairman for suggesting he is a Shin Bet agent. 'He slandered - he must pay.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2019, 10:11 AM

'We'll be worse off than before the Yom Kippur War'

Former DM Liberman warns of dangerous escalation in southern Israel, says Cabinet chose not to eliminate terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2019, 7:39 PM

Ben-Gvir libel suit ultimatum to Avigdor Liberman

Otzma candidate to Yisrael Beytenu chair, who hinted he is a Shin Bet agent: 'If no apology within 48 hours, libel suit will be filed.'Mordechai Sones, 3/7/2019, 11:25 AM

'The Interior Ministry must not remain in Deri's hands'

Yisrael Beytenu chairman issues a scathing attack on Interior Minister: What has happened in the past year is unprecedented.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2019, 4:14 AM

Liberman blasts Bennett: He talks but doesn't act

Yisrael Beytenu chairman criticizes New Right chairman: He places an ultimatum in the morning and then flip flops.Ben Ariel, 2/24/2019, 5:29 AM

Yisrael Beytenu unveils Knesset list

MK Oded Forer, Russian journalist Evgeny Sova and former Diamond Exchange CEO Eli Avidar in Yisrael Beytenu's three spots after Liberman.Ben Ariel, 2/20/2019, 3:06 AM

Liberman: The terrorist should be tried in a military court

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says terrorist who murdered Ori Ansbacher should be tried in a military court so he can be sentenced to death.Elad Benari, 2/12/2019, 3:46 AM

Liberman: 'We're living in a fool's paradise'

Former defense minister says Likud, religious Zionist parties are not acting like 'true' right-wing parties.Uzi Baruch, 2/11/2019, 4:54 PM

'Haredim trying to turn Israel into a halachic state'

Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman launches attack on haredi political parties, says views on religious issues 'delusional'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2019, 9:45 AM

Liberman: No greater shame than Netanyahu's surrender to Hamas

Former Defense Minister begins election campaign by attacking PM for policies on Hamas and haredim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2019, 3:48 PM

Liberman: It's a shame we can't execute Givat Assaf terrorist

'It's great that we caught Givat Assaf terrorist,' says ex-Defense Minister Liberman, 'but he should be executed, not imprisoned.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 10:14 AM

Did Liberman reveal Trump's peace plan?

President Trump's peace plan includes Palestinian statehood for Gaza Strip - but not in Judea and Samaria, Al-Hayat report claims.Nitsan Keidar, 1/2/2019, 8:56 AM

Liberman welcomes new elections

Former Defense Minister says he will only join next coalition if it passes Draft Law in its original form.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2018, 3:18 PM

'Mattis and I resigned for the exact same reason'

Former Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman reacts to news of resignation of US counterpart, says he has 'complete disconnect' with Netanyahu.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2018, 11:46 AM

Yisrael Beytenu vows to support 'Regulation Law 2'

Ex-Defense Minister confirms to Arutz Sheva his faction will support 'Fabric of Life' bill to be brought for preliminary reading tomorrow.Hezki Baruch, 12/18/2018, 2:28 PM

Liberman: We transfer funds to Hamas and receive terror

Former Defense Minister links capitulation to Hamas in Gaza to shooting attack at Ofra junction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2018, 3:20 PM

Liberman to IDF leaders: You are like Peace Now

Former Defense Minister loses temper in meeting with IDF officials who argued against Gaza operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2018, 8:26 PM

Liberman's secret meetings with PA officials

Former defense minister reportedly met before resigning with senior PA officials.Elad Benari, 12/4/2018, 6:30 AM

'Netanyahu again caved to the haredim'

Opposition livid after State asks Supreme Court to postpone expiration date of Draft Law.Hezki Baruch, 11/28/2018, 6:37 AM

Culture Minister: Will Liberman vote with Ahmed Tibi?

Regev slams Cultural Loyalty Law critics, warns Yisrael Beytenu not to oppose bill. 'If Liberman votes against it, voters won't forget it.'Hezki Baruch, 11/25/2018, 4:21 PM

Yaalon: Liberman realized his slogans were meaningless

Former defense minister attacks Avigdor Liberman as a failure, discusses botched commando mission in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2018, 6:14 PM

Liberman: Israel's policy toward Hamas 'absurd'

Former defense minister blasts government during visit to Sderot, announces her will open his parliamentary headquarters in the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/23/2018, 2:00 PM

Liberman: Glad not to have MK Odeh sitting next to me

Former Defense Minister says cease-fire after Israel struck by 500 rockets a 'capitulation to terror.'Gary Willig, 11/21/2018, 5:49 PM

Netanyahu stays…but hold on to your seatbelts

In a minute, in fact, for the perplexed, I will explain Israel’s wacky political system entirely, elaborately and exhaustively. Except that just thinking about it exhausts me. Jack Engelhard, 11/21/2018, 6:53 AM

Poll shows Likud rebounding after ceasefire, coalition crisis

Despite criticism over ceasefire with Hamas, Liberman's resignation, Likud remains stable in latest poll with 30 seats.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2018, 11:09 AM

'Bennett, Shaked stuck to their seats at any cost'

Former Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman slams Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked, and PM Netanyahu as unconcerned with security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2018, 3:41 PM

'Jewish Home ministers did the right thing'

Likud leaders praise Bennett, Shaked for remaining in coalition. Ex-Defense Minister Liberman and left-wing MKs blast decision.David Rosenberg, 11/19/2018, 1:02 PM

Netanyahu meeting on coalition crisis ends 'without results'

Prime Minister's meeting with senior coalition member fails to make progress as crisis continues following Defense Minister's departure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 8:02 PM

Watch: Liberman comes out of Rabbi Kanievsky's house

Outgoing defense minister seen in Bnei Brak after visiting leading haredi rabbi and authority of Jewish law Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky.Hezki Baruch, 11/18/2018, 12:50 PM

Amsalem: We're going to elections because of Bennett

Coalition Chairman says Israel headed to elections because of Jewish Home leader. 'He insulted Liberman for the past 8 months.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2018, 11:50 AM

The significance of the DM's resignation

ILTV speaks with Dr. Martin Sherman, Founder & Executive Director of IISS, following the resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman.ILTV, 11/18/2018, 5:00 AM

Bennett: It's time for elections

Jewish Home leader says impossible to continue government, 'Liberman destroyed government when he pulled out'.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 8:35 PM

'Hamas enjoys total immunity'

Outgoing Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman goes on the attack in his final tour of the Gaza region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2018, 1:28 PM

'Trump peace plan will never happen under Abbas'

Deputy Foreign Minister says Abbas will never make peace, supports Netanyahu on Hamas ceasefire.Benny Toker, 11/15/2018, 10:49 PM

After he resigns, support for Liberman surges

Survey shows Yisrael Beytenu's support within its base rising after Liberman's resignation, while Netanyahu's popularity drops sharply.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 10:45 PM

Elections likely after Kahlon vetoes Bennett as defense minister

Elections likely after Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon tells Netanyahu he will not accept Bennett serving as Defense Minister.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 8:44 PM

Liberman bids farewell to General Staff forum

Outgoing defense minister: I tried to keep the IDF out of political debates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 7:48 PM

Bennett: I'll make Israel win again

As coalition crumbles, Jewish Home head says he wants to defense minister to stop deterrence from continuing to erode.Tzvi Lev, 11/15/2018, 5:38 PM

'Liberman made Hamas laugh'

Communications Minister Ayoub Kara says Defense Minister Liberman's resignation poorly timed, caused glee in Gaza.Benny Toker, 11/15/2018, 4:28 PM

'We don't care that Liberman resigned'

Residents of southern Israel urge the public to join their protest in Tel Aviv on Thursday.Benny Tocker, 11/15/2018, 4:37 AM

Gabbay and Livni call for elections

Zionist Union chairman, opposition leader hold joint press conference following Liberman's resignation.Elad Benari, 11/15/2018, 4:05 AM

'Liberman's resignation far from being a victory for Hamas'

Professor Avraham Diskin of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem talks about Liberman's resignation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2018, 3:46 AM

Hamas celebrates Liberman's resignation

Hamas says Defense Minister's resignation is a “victory” for the group.Elad Benari, 11/15/2018, 1:10 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

Jewish Home ultimatum: Bennett as Defense Minister - or we bolt

Party officials tell Arutz Sheva Jewish Home will remain in coalition only if Bennett tapped to replace Liberman as Defense Minister.Hezki Baruch, 11/14/2018, 1:52 PM

Israeli Defense Minister announces resignation

Yisrael Beytenu chief tells faction members he will resign as Defense Minister, call for early elections.David Rosenberg, 11/14/2018, 12:55 PM

'Hamas was begging for a ceasefire'

Prime Minister pushes back on criticism of ceasefire agreement with Hamas, as Defense Minister apparently plans resignation.David Rosenberg, 11/14/2018, 12:27 PM

'If Liberman resigns, Netanyahu will dissolve Knesset'

Senior coalition official close to Prime Minister says if Defense Minister quits gov't, decision will lead to early elections.Hezki Baruch, 11/14/2018, 11:58 AM