'Only Netanyahu'

Likud central committee votes to back Netanyahu as party's only candidate, barring other MKs from trying to form coalition.Hezki Baruch, Thursday, 9:21 PM

'Reports about New Right joining Likud are false'

Yamina chairwoman pushes back on reports New Right faction in talks to merge with the Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2019, 9:36 AM

'Mr. Prime Minister, I stand behind you'

Thousands participate in the launch of MK Nir Barkat's (Likud) new book.Yoni Kempinski, 10/7/2019, 5:30 AM

Poll: Gideon Sa'ar top contender to replace Netanyahu

The poll also showed no broad public support for a unity government headed by the Prime MinisterArutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 4:08 PM

'Primaries a waste: No one can challenge Netanyahu'

MK David Bitan says PM suggested move to hold Likud primaries based on 'bad advice.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 8:05 AM

Sa'ar: When there are primaries, I'll run for Likud leadership

'Nobody denies the Prime Minister's position as Likud chairman,' Likud's Gideon Sa'ar says.Hezki Baruch, 10/5/2019, 11:45 PM

Netanyahu decides against primaries

Likud Central Committee to convene next week to confirm that Netanyahu will be its only prime ministerial candidate.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/4/2019, 9:13 PM

'The Likud's conduct is unacceptable'

Former Likud MK who declared he wouldn't vote for the party: We're close to new elections.103FM, 10/4/2019, 5:00 AM

Proposal for Netanyahu: Primaries in a year

Chairman of Likud Central Committee suggests that the Central Committee will convene next week to announce primaries in about a year.Elad Benari, 10/4/2019, 3:37 AM

Primaries in Likud? 'A trial balloon'

Likud officials say that raising the idea of primaries revealed the fact that MK Gideon Sa'ar wants to replace Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2019, 9:32 PM

Likud Central Committee to convene to approve party primaries

MK Gideon Sa'ar hinted on his Twitter account that he is ready to contest Netanyahu's leadership of Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2019, 5:59 PM

Report: Netanyahu interested in merging with New Right

Likud officials say possibility of merging with New Right is being examined following polls that indicated the move would benefit the party.Elad Benari, 10/3/2019, 5:05 AM

Right-wing parties to remain in a bloc until the end

Right-wing parties refuse to sign document backing Netanyahu as PM candidate at deciding stages of gov't formation.Hezki Baruch, 10/2/2019, 11:43 PM

Likud activists demonstrate in Petah Tikva

Hundreds of activists protest near A-G's home ahead of the Prime Minister's hearing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2019, 5:15 AM

Blue and White party freezes unity talks

Blue and White party calls off meeting with Likud negotiators for tomorrow, claims demands not met.Gary Willig, 10/1/2019, 7:46 PM

Likud, Blue and White negotiations end in deadlock

Likud official: "Yair Lapid is hampering a unity government because he doesn't want a rotation between Netanyahu and Gantz."Ido Ben Porat, 9/29/2019, 1:09 PM

Blue and White MK: Rejection of Netanyahu is nothing personal

Ahead of meeting between Likud, Blue and White, MK Hauser asserts his party's rejection of Netanyahu is a matter of principle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2019, 8:34 AM

Netanyahu may return mandate to form gov't to Rivlin on Sunday

The Likud and Blue & White negotiation teams are meeting on Sunday morning. If no progress is made, PM Netanyahu may return mandate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2019, 8:35 PM

Levin: We are prepared to accept President's arrangement

Likud negotiating team head: 'We understand if we go to unity government with Blue and White, Netanyahu won't be PM entire term.'Mordechai Sones, 9/26/2019, 11:30 AM

Will Liberman allow Gantz to form minority government?

Likud fears Yisrael Beyteinu Chair Avigdor Liberman will allow establishment of minority government led by Gantz, supported by Arab List.Mordechai Sones, 9/24/2019, 10:41 PM

Gantz: 'We won't give up on principles or partnership'

Blue and White Chair Gantz on contacts for unity government: 'Way to such unity goes through substance, through things we promised public.'Mordechai Sones, 9/24/2019, 9:50 PM

Report: Likud offers Gantz extended term as PM

Likud reportedly offers Blue and White leader 3 years as PM if Netanyahu allowed to be PM first.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2019, 9:41 PM

Likud: We will represent the entire right-wing bloc in talks

Likud pushes back on claims by Blue and White officials that Netanyahu plans to abandon right-wing allies in talks for unity government.Hezki Baruch, 9/24/2019, 12:03 PM

Liberman: The entire argument is over who will be PM first

Yisrael Beytenu chairman reiterates he will only support government which includes his party, the Likud and Blue and White.Hezki Baruch, 9/24/2019, 5:06 AM

Is Gantz leading in PM endorsement count - or is Netanyahu?

Blue & White are hoping to disqualify Balad's votes for Gantz for PM, in which case Likud will be forced to try to form coalition first.Sara Rubenstein, 9/22/2019, 10:57 PM

INTO THE FRAY: A strange thing happened on the way to the voting booth

Arguably, Netanyahu’s gravest strategic miscalculation was not to call elections in May 2016 rather than capitulate to Liberman’s demand to be given the Defense portfolio.Dr. Martin Sherman, 9/21/2019, 9:50 PM

'There's no choice but to offer Liberman a rotation'

Netanyahu's brother-in-law calls on him to work to bring Yisrael Beytenu chairman back to the right-wing bloc.Nitsan Keidar, 9/20/2019, 5:56 AM

'The Netanyahu era is over, he has to go'

Arab MK Ahmed Tibi rejects the idea that a member of the Joint List will serve as opposition chairman.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2019, 6:37 AM

Likud: No reason for another election

Likud responds to reports that Netanyahu does not rule out a third round of elections if he fails to form a government.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2019, 12:06 AM

'Blue and White has no chance of leading a government'

Likud MK Nir Barkat hopes that Blue and White will be reasonable and hold coalition negotiations with his party.Yoni Kempinski, 9/18/2019, 4:40 AM

Likud MK: We’re remaining optimistic

MK Sharren Haskel on the possibility of a third election: I really hope not, but everything’s on the table.Yoni Kempinski, 9/17/2019, 11:34 PM

Likud MK: There's always a possibility for a third election

MK Yoav Kisch predicts that if Binyamin Netanyahu does not head the next government, Israel will go to elections for the third time.Yoni Kempinski, 9/17/2019, 11:14 PM

Mohammed implores you: 'Vote United Torah Judaism!'

Saudi Israel fan Mohammed Saud: 'Dear Israeli citizens, go vote, Likud, Shas, Torah Judaism, Yamina; Netanyahu must form government.'Mordechai Sones, 9/17/2019, 7:48 PM

Operation 'Moving Rightward' underway

Thousands of volunteers identified with the National Camp swarm streets and encourage residents to come out and vote.Orli Harari, 9/17/2019, 6:03 PM

Netanyahu: This election is going to be 'very tight'

Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife cast their ballots, as PM calls on voters to back Likud in 'very tight' election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2019, 10:26 AM

'Everyone needs to wake up; things aren't simple'

Yamina Chairwoman calls Likud vote siphoning unnecessary, harming entire bloc: 'Netanyahu needs to leave our voters alone.'Nitzan Kedar, 9/16/2019, 5:08 PM

Lapid: We won't sit in Netanyahu's government

Blue and White leader vows not to be a part of Netanyahu's government but doesn't rule out including Likud in a unity government.Elad Benari, 9/16/2019, 6:41 AM

Likud: Map presented by Yamina - 'Fake News'

Likud says map that Bennett claimed outlined peace plan is incorrect, report could harm the warm relationship with the Trump administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 12:09 PM

Facebook suspends Likud election bot, accuses it of hate speech

Facebook accuses Likud of 'hate speech' with automated election post claiming Arabs 'want to destroy us'.AFP, 9/12/2019, 3:24 PM

Poll: Likud regains lead

Right holds 58 seats, left 52 seats in latest poll, Likud regains lead after previous polls showed Blue and White ahead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 8:32 PM

Former Knesset Speaker: I won't vote for the Likud

Former Knesset Speaker Dan Tichon says he does not intend to vote for the Likud in next week's election.Elad Benari, 9/10/2019, 4:33 AM

Ayelet Shaked: 'Noam Campaign - just like Secular Forum'

Yemina Chairwoman responds to religious Zionism, Noam attacks against her, proposals for measures to combat Netanyahu siphoning votes.Shimon Cohen, 9/9/2019, 10:49 PM

Ex-Likud minister Benny Begin: I can't vote for the Likud

Son of Prime Minister Menachem Begin, former Likud minister Benny Begin blasts his former party in veiled attack on Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2019, 8:45 AM

Netanyahu: Gantz and Lapid want to steal the election

Without voter fraud in last election, Arab party would have been left out of the Knesset, and New Right would have made it in, says PM.Hezki Baruch, 9/8/2019, 8:15 PM

Lapid: 'Camera Law' is just a racist distraction

'The submissive rhinos are just following the orders of that extremely corrupt person,' says Democratic Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 4:02 PM

Liberman: 'Likud will trigger violence at voting stations'

The Likud responds: 'Liberman's words are complete falsehood. He's lying due to pressure because he knows he will lose.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2019, 10:59 PM

PM promises ministries to haredi, right-wing parties

Netanyahu reportedly promises to grant ministries to right-wing and haredi parties - even if they win fewer seats in second election of 2019Sara Rubenstein, 9/6/2019, 11:36 AM

'Stop the personal attacks within the right'

Yuli Edelstein calls on parties that do not pass the electoral threshold to show responsibility.Yoni Kempinski, 9/6/2019, 4:15 AM

Poll: Right in the lead, but cannot form coalition

Likud, Blue and White parties tied at 32 seats in latest poll, right leads 56 seats to 53.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2019, 9:09 PM

Sa'ar: Gantz crossed line by attacking Netanyahu while abroad

'Netanyahu is not shopping - he's discussing vital security issues with the British PM. Attacking a PM on a political mission is impudent.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2019, 7:16 PM

Order from Likud HQ: Assign Russians at polling stations

Senior Likud headquarters instructs those in charge of party ballot committees to assign Russian immigrant community members specifically.Mordechai Sones, 9/5/2019, 1:39 PM

'Wake-up call for religious Zionism; wake up!'

Former minister concerned about PM intention to form government with Left without Yemina: 'Must vote parties that pass threshold.'Nitzan Kedar, 9/3/2019, 6:38 PM

Shaked: 'Clear that Likud is preparing to bring in Blue & White'

'Benny Gantz won't be PM, but Likud is preparing to ask Blue and White to join the government,' Yamina chairwoman warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2019, 1:37 PM

Netanyahu and Feiglin to deliver joint statement

The two will appear at 5 pm in Kfar Maccabiah, amid reports of agreements between Feiglin and the Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2019, 2:35 PM

MK Zandberg: Examine agreement between Likud and Zehut

Former Meretz leader says Likud funds are public money, should not be used to pay Zehut debt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2019, 4:46 PM

'Only the Likud will decide who will head it'

MK Osnat Mark at event saluting residents of Binyamin region: For every terror attack we will continue to build.Hezki Baruch, 8/28/2019, 4:36 AM

Liberman to support ballot box camera legislation

Liberman explains support for legislation, stings haredi opponents: 'I'm disturbed by what's happening in haredi, Arab society on issue.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2019, 9:14 PM