'International Criminal Court has invented a Palestinian state'

Israeli minister slams ICC decision to move forward with case against Israel. 'ICC prosecutor is showing her typical anti-Israel bias.'David Rosenberg, 5/1/2020, 10:04 AM

Yuval Steinitz: Outrageous and anti-democratic law

Energy Minister denounces law that would ban Netanyahu from forming coalition: This law spits in the face of at least half the population.103FM, 3/6/2020, 5:33 AM

Steinitz: 'Gaza will always be a problem, an agreement is a temporary solution'

Min Steinitz warns: 'There was always some degree of terror, Gaza will always be a problem, we may have to spend several weeks in Gaza.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2020, 10:32 AM

Steinitz: 'Netanyahu is 100 times better than Gantz, even if one of his hands is tied'

Energy Min. Steinitz says no comparison between former PM Olmert's trial and that of PM Netanyahu, right-wing bloc only hope for coalition.103FM, 2/19/2020, 12:59 PM

Steinitz: 'No situation' in which right-wing bloc will break up and some will join Gantz

Likud's Min. Steinitz calls out Blue and White election campaign, urges center-left party to be 'honest,' admit they will need Arab party.103FM, 2/12/2020, 11:13 AM

Steinitz: 'Benny Gantz, Moshe Ya'alon, opposed Gaza operation that would've brought quiet'

'If we want quiet, we'll need to retake Gaza and eliminate Hamas - something Gantz and Ya'alon refused to do in 2014,' Min. Steinitz says.103FM, 2/12/2020, 10:17 AM

Steinitz: Iran could soon start a war in the Middle East

Energy Minister explains why he thinks Netanyahu should serve as Prime Minister first in any rotation agreement with Blue and White.103FM, 12/4/2019, 6:35 AM

'Iranian threat growing while Israel has no government'

Cabinet Minister Yuval Steinitz says politicians must put aside their differences or else Israel will not be able to counter Iranian threat.Hezki Baruch, 11/10/2019, 11:52 AM

'Not everything leads to an all-out war'

Min. Yuval Steinitz defends IDF response: 'You don't start a war over every little thing, and harsh responses are not equal to acceptance.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2019, 12:26 PM

Steinitz: We could get Tibi and Odeh in the cabinet

Energy Minister speaks at salute to Samaria residents, warns against a leftist government with Arab MKs as senior ministers.Hezki Baruch, 8/28/2019, 6:04 AM

Likud MKs: Gantz scared the Cabinet into not entering Gaza

'Benny Gantz is the last one who has the right to talk about winning the war in Gaza,' Energy Min. Steinitz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/20/2019, 2:48 PM

Is it really a second Holocaust?

Thoughts on the Rabbi Peretz controversy: Criticizing an educator who points out the magnitude of the problem won’t solve it. David Rubin, 7/12/2019, 4:50 PM

'Iran is performing nuclear blackmail'

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz says Iranian threats prove nuclear deal left Iran too close to building nuclear weapons.Yoni Kempinski, 7/7/2019, 12:56 PM

'I'd love to see Shaked in the Likud - or leading United Right'

New Justice Minister will be appointed soon, says senior Likud lawmaker, while lauding outgoing minister Ayelet Shaked as 'electoral asset.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 8:59 AM

Israel accepts US-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz says Israel will enter US-led talks Lebanon on maritime borders, offshore oil and gas exploration.AFP, 5/27/2019, 7:13 PM

Likud minister: To defeat Hamas, we need to conquer Gaza

Yuval Steinitz warns that reconquering Gaza is possible, but 'will exact a very heavy price.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2019, 11:50 AM

'Israel fast becoming an energy powerhouse'

Prime Minister and Energy Minister dedicate lower part of Leviathan gas platform.Mordechai Sones, 1/31/2019, 4:16 PM

For first time since 2011: Israeli minister in Egypt

Minister Steinitz makes first state visit to Cairo since Arab Spring, participates in first regional gas forum.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2019, 4:46 PM

Israeli energy minister makes rare visit to Egypt

Minister Yuval Steinitz visits Cairo for natural gas conference - the first such visit by an Israeli minister since 2017.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 8:07 PM

'Judea, Samaria residents will no longer suffer water problems'

Energy Minister at new water drilling in Samaria with council head Yossi Dagan. 'Another stage in solving water supply to area residents.'Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2019, 12:30 PM

Energy Minister promises to block death penalty for terrorists

Yuval Steinitz refers to Gaza situation and attempts to consolidate calm: 'Possible to reach arrangement without bodies of Goldin and Shaul'Mordechai Sones, 11/5/2018, 6:36 PM

Cabinet Minister Steinitz responds to terror attack

Yuval Steinitz blames Abbas 'because these are messages of his education system for kids when they are 1, 2, 3 years old.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/7/2018, 4:43 PM

'The Palestinians went too far'

'Trump refused to turn the other cheek', says senior Israeli cabinet member after US closes PLO mission in Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 10:52 AM

Likud minister: Closer than ever to Hamas collapse

Energy Minister Steinitz says Israel never signed peace agreement with Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2018, 9:28 AM

Steinitz warns of 'broad military operation' against Hamas

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said that recent escalations of tensions between Hamas and Israel may lead to a breakout of war.Jonathan Benedek, 7/23/2018, 11:56 AM

Economic pressure could lead to Iranian collapse

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz believes US determined to 'dry up' Tehran regime to force it to abandon nuclear program.Mordechai Sones, 7/11/2018, 4:36 PM

Energy Minister against Defense Ministry

Energy Minister Steinitz criticizes Defense Ministry conduct in attempts to solve water shortage, 'I couldn't understand their bureaucracy.'Eliran Aharon, 7/9/2018, 8:18 PM

Despite incomplete lineup, Western Wall committee convenes

Committee responsible for approving construction at mixed gender plaza meets despite resignation of another member - no decision expected.Nitzan Keidar, 7/8/2018, 1:14 PM

Energy Minister: Reform Kotel will be expanded by only one meter

Steinitz rejects criticism of expanding Western Wall Reform section. 'Protest and incitement from certain circles with no factual basis.'Mordechai Sones, 7/8/2018, 9:58 AM

Transfer of powers for Western Wall plan approved

Knesset approves transfer of authority in committee dealing with Western Wall plan from Regev and Shaked to Netanyahu and Steinitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2018, 8:52 AM

'Canceling Western Wall compromise deal was a mistake'

Energy Minister says Israel must carry out an agreement with non-Orthodox movements and expand Kotel's mixed-gender prayer pavilion.Tzvi Lev, 7/1/2018, 8:29 PM

US, Israeli, energy ministers establish joint technology center

US and Israel team up to stop hackers from hitting critical sites.JTA, 6/27/2018, 7:34 AM

'The EU can go straight to hell'

Likud Minister responds to EU demands that Israel investigate use of force against Arab demonstrators in Haifa: 'Let them go to hell.'David Rosenberg, 5/23/2018, 12:26 PM

'We may have to eliminate Assad'

Senior Israeli minister warns Assad may be 'eliminated' if he continues to allow Iran to use Syria as base for attacks on Israel.David Rosenberg, 5/7/2018, 12:06 PM

'Assad will pay if he gives Iran platform to attack Israel'

Energy Minister speaks with Arutz Sheva about Iran's use of Syria as base for attacking Israel. 'This goes beyond chemical weapons issue.'Hezki Baruch, 4/15/2018, 12:56 PM

Will Jewish communities have no water during the summer?

Energy Minister holds urgent meeting with Yesha Council leaders after discovery that water infrastructure plans held up as summer approachesArutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2018, 3:33 PM

'The Prime Minister makes decisions alone'

Likud Minister dismisses leaked accusations from state's witness that Netanyahu family affected PM's security-related decisions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2018, 10:30 AM

Steinitz meets American official over gas row with Lebanon

Energy Minister meets Acting Assistant Secretary of State to discuss oil and gas dispute with Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 6:16 AM

Likud Minister: Protest against Attorney General was 'terrorism'

Energy Minister calls on police to take action against leftist demonstrators who disturbed AG as he recited mourner's prayer for his mother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2018, 12:15 PM

Israel restores power transfers to Gaza

Despite ongoing attacks on Israel from Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, Israel restores 50 megawatt supply to Gaza.David Rosenberg, 1/7/2018, 6:11 PM

Steinitz: We have ties with 'many' Arab states

Amid reports of ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia, Energy Minister says Israel has covert ties with "many" Arab states.Elad Benari, 11/20/2017, 1:06 AM

Steinitz family member arrested in corruption probe

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz's brother-in-law detained for questioning in police probe of submarine deal, nicknamed 'Case 3000.'Tzvi Lev, 9/12/2017, 10:27 AM

Turkish energy minister 'to visit Israel for pipeline deal'

As gas deal moves forward, Israel and Turkey work to conclude agrement and start construction.AFP, 7/12/2017, 3:08 PM

'The Palestinian Authority is responsible for terror attacks'

Energy Minister Steinitz says government wants united Jerusalem, PA must stop teaching youth to hate Israelis if it wants peace deal.Chana Roberts, 6/18/2017, 12:20 PM

'We need to minimize the risks'

Israel’s government takes climate change seriously. Here's how.JTA, 6/4/2017, 7:18 AM

Israeli officials concerned about US-Saudi military deal

Israel Ministers worry $110 billion deal between President Trump and Saudi Arabia could erode Israeli's qualitative edge.Gary Willig, 5/21/2017, 9:53 PM

'Jordan's response to terror attack is extreme and baseless'

Likud minister blasts Jordan, after it blamed Israel for shooting Jordanian national who carried out terror attack yesterday in J'lem.Tal Polon, 5/14/2017, 10:01 AM

'There's no one for Israel to negotiate with'

Likud Minister says PA chief Mahmoud Abbas too extreme to ever reach agreement with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 9:56 AM

Likud Minister: The time has come to deal with Iran

Minister Steinitz says that talk between PM and Trump will focus on Iran, and that the PM won't retract support for a Palestinian state.Shimon Cohen, 2/14/2017, 8:20 AM

Steinitz: If Regulation Law cancelled- another draft is ready

Minister of Infrastructure Yuval Steinitz says that there are other alternatives to Regulation Law if Supreme Court disqualifies itHezki Baruch, 2/8/2017, 7:18 PM

Likud Minister: We are all praying for seriousness and courage

Likud Minister expresses optimism that Trump will stay true to promise to move embassy to J'lem. "If US acts, other countries will follow."Tal Polon, 1/20/2017, 9:30 AM

Speaker Ryan: Obama abstention 'absolutely shameful'

House Speaker, Senator McCain and Israeli lawmakers blast Obama administration for abstaining at the UN Security Council.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/23/2016, 10:23 PM

Likud Minister: Abbas is our greatest enemy

'Mahmoud Abbas is even more of an enemy than Yasser Arafat was,' says senior Likud member.David Rosenberg, 12/1/2016, 3:51 PM

Minister Steinitz: UNESCO decision 'anti-Semitic'

In interview with Arutz Sheva, Energy and Infrastructure minister Yuval Steinitz describes UNESCO decision as anti-Jewish and anti-Semitic.Arutz Sheva, 10/19/2016, 3:10 PM

Israel and Turkey to discuss gas pipeline

Israel and Turkey agree to begin discussions on building a gas pipeline to pump Israeli gas to Europe.Elad Benari, 10/14/2016, 4:44 AM

Steinitz set to fly to Turkey

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz is set to visit Turkey later this week, in first Israeli visit to Turkey on the ministerial level in 6 years.AFP, 10/10/2016, 6:32 PM

Steinitz to meet Turkish counterpart in Istanbul

Israel's Energy Minister expected to meet his Turkish counterpart on Thursday.Elad Benari, 10/9/2016, 6:42 AM