'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

Report: Liberman set to step down as Defense Minister

Sources close to Defense Minister say he is frustrated with government's response to Hamas attacks, has decided to resign.Hezki Baruch, 11/14/2018, 10:55 AM

Liberman to resign as Defense Minister?

Israeli defense minister sparks speculation with sudden announcement of upcoming public statement scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.David Rosenberg, 11/14/2018, 9:07 AM

Cabinet debate: Bennett, Liberman oppose Netanyahu

About half of Security Cabinet ministers reportedly reject PM's push for cease-fire, preventing vote on motion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 9:00 PM

Which ministers support cease-fire with Hamas?

Defense Minister denies reports he and all Cabinet ministers support cease-fire agreement after over 400 rockets fired at Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 6:05 PM

Liberman: Slain officer's deeds to remain classified for years

Defense Minister eulogizes IDF Lt. Col. killed in fighting with Hamas terrorists in Gaza overnight. 'Israel lost an incredible warrior.'David Rosenberg, 11/12/2018, 8:03 AM

Bennett to Liberman: Bring security or move aside

Leader of the Jewish Home Party, Minister Naftali Bennett, attacks the Minister of Defense and his policyHezki Baruch, 11/5/2018, 6:44 PM

Liberman hails Trump for 'bold decision' on Iran

'Trump's decision is a sea-change in the Mideast,' says Defense Minister, thanking president for 'critical blow' to Iranian infrastructure.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2018, 10:32 AM

Netanyahu okays 'death penalty for terrorists' bill

Following pressure from Bennett, PM gives green light to bill making it easier for terrorists convicted of murder to be executed.Hezki Baruch, 11/5/2018, 9:48 AM

Leon says he doesn't need Jewish Home's support in Jerusalem

Responding to reports that Jewish Home will support rival Ofer Berkovich, Moshe Leon says his 'only deal is with Jerusalem residents'.Tzvi Lev, 11/2/2018, 2:44 PM

Report: Hamas and other Gazan factions agree on calm

Hamas reaches agreement with other Gazan militias to avoid weekend flare-up in order to allow Egfyptian cease-fire initiative to suceed.Tzvi Lev, 11/1/2018, 5:41 PM

Ayelet Shaked: 'A gift for Shabbat Chayei Sarah'

Justice Minister welcomes legal breakthrough allowing construction of residential building for Jews on Jewish-owned land in Hevron market.Mordechai Sones, 11/1/2018, 1:16 PM

Liberman advances construction of new building for Hevron Jews

New apartment building to be established above old wholesale market in Hevron, which sits on Jewish land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 10:03 AM

Liberman makes more concessions to Gaza

Liberman decides to expand fishing zone off the Gaza Strip, after significantly limiting it due to border riots and escalation with Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff-Ezra Sanders, 10/31/2018, 6:55 PM

'The weakest defense minister, needs to stop whining'

Jewish Home party slams Avigdor Liberman for accusing its ministers of blocking death penalty for terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2018, 4:57 PM

Liberman: Gaza periphery residents absolutely right

Defense Minister says residents of the south right to protest government response to violence from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2018, 3:53 PM

IDF Chief of Staff nomination submitted to committee

Defense Minister Liberman calls Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi 'most suitable candidate' to be next IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2018, 5:25 PM

Netanyahu welcomes nomination of new IDF Chief of Staff

Netanyahu says Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi is a worthy candidate for IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/26/2018, 11:18 PM