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Finance Minister Liberman comes out against new lockdown

Finance Minister Liberman comes out against new lockdown

'Not clear if lockdowns actually cut number of seriously ill patients - but they do harm the economy,' says Israeli Finance Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2021 18:47
Yisrael Beytenu reaches coalition deal with Yesh Atid

Yisrael Beytenu reaches coalition deal with Yesh Atid

Avidgor Liberman and Yair Lapid announce coalition deal, laying foundation for change government.Hezki Baruch, 25/05/2021 09:12
Liberman: 'Haredim are flocking to the polls, seculars need to vote'

Liberman: 'Haredim are flocking to the polls, seculars need to vote'

Yisrael Beytenu chief warns of 'flood' of haredi voters, calls on secular Israeli Jews to get out and vote to compensate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 14:12
'It's true, Liberman despises haredim and gays'

'It's true, Liberman despises haredim and gays'

Another Yisrael Beytenu lawmaker publicly condemns Avidgor Liberman, joining former minister in assault on party chief.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2021 12:18
Liberman: 'Instead of crushing haredi intifada, PM is extending lockdown'

Liberman: 'Instead of crushing haredi intifada, PM is extending lockdown'

Avidgor Liberman slams Netanyahu's plans to extend lockdown, calls violence against police a 'haredi intifada'.David Rosenberg, 26/01/2021 09:26
Liberman: We won't join messianic Rightist bloc under Netanyahu

Liberman: We won't join messianic Rightist bloc under Netanyahu

Yisrael Beytenu chief rules out helping Netanyahu form right-wing government, suggests Moshe Ya'alon replace Netanyahu as PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2020 10:15
Liberman: Netanyahu is fooling us, there won't be sovereignty

Liberman: Netanyahu is fooling us, there won't be sovereignty

Ex-Defense Minister visits illegal Bedouin town, blasts Prime Minister for 'not dealing with sovereignty or the coronavirus.'Hezki Baruch, 01/07/2020 12:13
Liberman says PM should 'shoot, not talk' on sovereignty plan

Liberman says PM should 'shoot, not talk' on sovereignty plan

'When you have to shoot, shoot, don't talk', Liberman says of PM's sovereignty plan. 'Why is Netanyahu hiding the sovereignty maps?"Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2020 13:43
Aryeh Deri: Liberman has agreed to form government led by Blue & White, Joint Arab List

Aryeh Deri: Liberman has agreed to form government led by Blue & White, Joint Arab List

Interior Minister claims Yisrael Beytenu has cut deal with Blue & White for formation of left-wing government after March election.Uriel Greenfeld, 02/02/2020 19:46
Liberman vows to vote down Netanyahu's immunity request

Liberman vows to vote down Netanyahu's immunity request

Yisrael Beytenu chief blasts Prime Minister over request for immunity: 'Israel has become a hostage of Netanyahu's personal problems.'Hezki Baruch, 01/01/2020 22:02
Liberman: Deri betrayed me personally, I'll never forgive him

Liberman: Deri betrayed me personally, I'll never forgive him

Yisrael Beytenu chief denies he has vendetta against Netanyahu. 'If I did, I could have easily helped form minority government with Gantz.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2019 12:52
'Liberman is dangerous, cynical, and irresponsible'

'Liberman is dangerous, cynical, and irresponsible'

Transportation Minister blasts Yisrael Beytenu chief for declaring new elections inevitable. "We'll need to find other path to 61 MKs.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2019 10:24
Report: Yisrael Beytenu MKs pushing for right-wing government

Report: Yisrael Beytenu MKs pushing for right-wing government

Lawmakers from Yisrael Beytenu reportedly urging Avidgor Liberman to help Netanyahu form narrow right-wing government if unity talks fail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2019 14:39
Liberman: We won't back left-wing or right-wing government

Liberman: We won't back left-wing or right-wing government

'As things stand now, we're on the way to new elections.' Liberman addresses failure to form unity gov't, blames both Netanyahu and Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2019 13:36
Netanyahu: This is Avidgor Liberman's moment of truth

Netanyahu: This is Avidgor Liberman's moment of truth

PM says Benny Gantz rejected offer to form rotational unity government, calls on Yisrael Beytenu to help him form right-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2019 08:33
'We'll continue to work towards unity government'

'We'll continue to work towards unity government'

PM Netanyahu meets with Liberman, both sides call meeting 'good and substantive, vow to work towards unity government.Hezki Baruch, 19/11/2019 10:43
Compromise deal offered to Liberman, haredi MKs

Compromise deal offered to Liberman, haredi MKs

In bid to form a right-wing government, brokers offer compromise deal to Yisrael Beytenu and haredi parties to break ongoing deadlock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2019 08:57
Netanyahu demands 'straight answer' from Liberman on coalition

Netanyahu demands 'straight answer' from Liberman on coalition

PM presses Avidgor Liberman to publicly commit to opposing formation of minority government relying on Arab lawmakers.Hezki Baruch, 14/11/2019 20:01
Haredi rabbi refuses to officiate Liberman’s son's wedding

Haredi rabbi refuses to officiate Liberman’s son's wedding

Why did a Bnei Brak rabbi turn down a request to officiate wedding of Avidgor Liberman's haredi son?Marcy Oster, JTA, 26/09/2019 18:40
Liberman refuses to back Netanyahu - or Gantz - for PM

Liberman refuses to back Netanyahu - or Gantz - for PM

Yisrael Beytenu chief says party will not back Benny Gantz or Binyamin Netanyahu for PM, calls on Gantz not to bring Joint List into gov't.David Rosenberg, 22/09/2019 17:23
Liberman's conditions for joining government with haredi parties

Liberman's conditions for joining government with haredi parties

Yisrael Beytenu chief says he's willing to join gov't which includes Shas, UTJ - if these conditions are met.Hezki Baruch, 20/09/2019 12:14
Report: Liberman pushing for Likud to replace Netanyahu

Report: Liberman pushing for Likud to replace Netanyahu

Senior Yisrael Beytenu official says Avidgor Liberman aims to oust Netanyahu as PM, have Likud offer alternative candidate for premiership.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2019 14:46
Liberman: Unity government is the only option

Liberman: Unity government is the only option

Yisrael Beytenu chief stands by election pledge to push unity government, calls on president to began talks with Likud, Blue and White.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2019 00:25
Liberman: We won't back formation of a right-wing government

Liberman: We won't back formation of a right-wing government

Yisrael Beytenu chief blasts Likud's opposition to unity government, warns establishment of right-wing gov't will lead to theocracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2019 13:14
"Netanyahu can't even make a unity gov't without me"

"Netanyahu can't even make a unity gov't without me"

'Likud and Blue & White can't even get 61 seats together,' says Avidgor Liberman. "And I won't sit with haredim and 'Messianic' Rightists".David Rosenberg, 16/07/2019 14:49
Liberman blasts Religious Zionist lawmakers, academies

Liberman blasts Religious Zionist lawmakers, academies

Ex-Defense Minister attacks United Right party and Religious Zionist pre-army academies, comparing them to 'private militias'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2019 11:43
The haredi plan to defeat Liberman: Praise him

The haredi plan to defeat Liberman: Praise him

Hoping to neutralize Liberman as a kingmaker in next Knesset, haredi lawmakers trying to undermine him - by praising his past work.David Rosenberg, 17/06/2019 09:17
Report: Likud officials turned to US to resolve coalition crisis

Report: Likud officials turned to US to resolve coalition crisis

Israeli officials reportedly lobbied White House to pressure Liberman to accept compromise deal paving way for coalition agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2019 13:04
Liberman to Likud: Stop lying to the Israeli people

Liberman to Likud: Stop lying to the Israeli people

Yisrael Beytenu chief rejects claims he is to blame for stalled coalition talks. 'Accept our draft law and everything will fall into place.'Hezki Baruch, 26/05/2019 11:27
Amid warnings of new elections, coalition talks remain stalled

Amid warnings of new elections, coalition talks remain stalled

Despite threats by Netanyahu to dissolve Knesset and go to new elections, haredi lawmakers and Yisrael Beytenu fail to reach compromise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2019 08:45
Report: Netanyahu considering going to new elections

Report: Netanyahu considering going to new elections

After coalition talks hit impasse, Netanyahu leaning towards dissolving Knesset and going to new elections, Likud officials warn.David Rosenberg, 23/05/2019 21:07
Likud: Liberman blocking formation of right-wing government

Likud: Liberman blocking formation of right-wing government

Netanyahu calls party leaders in for urgent meeting as coalition talks stall ahead of deadline. Liberman declines request to join meeting.Nitsan Keidar, 23/05/2019 19:10
Report: Yisrael Beytenu in talks for merger with Likud

Report: Yisrael Beytenu in talks for merger with Likud

Is Yisrael Beytenu on the verge of joining with the Likud? Likud leaders say talks progressing - but will hinge on Liberman's demands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2019 22:38
'If Liberman demands too much - there won't be a coalition'

'If Liberman demands too much - there won't be a coalition'

Lawmaker says haredi parties will likely form unified bloc with United Right party to counter-balance Yisrael Beytenu's coalition demands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2019 09:23
'The polls were wrong about Trump, they're wrong about us'

'The polls were wrong about Trump, they're wrong about us'

Yisrael Beytenu chief says polls showing his party failing to enter next Knesset are wrong, cites internal polling. 'We'll get 6-7 seats.'David Rosenberg, 08/03/2019 14:49
Liberman pushes to ban Arab party's token Jewish candidate

Liberman pushes to ban Arab party's token Jewish candidate

Ex-Defense Minister looks to bar professor who compared Israel to Nazi Germany from running for 21st Knesset on communist party list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2019 16:13
Liberman: Otzma Yehudit are freaks, nothing more

Liberman: Otzma Yehudit are freaks, nothing more

'Likud has become a semi-haredi party,' says ex-defense Minister Avidgor Liberman. 'Otzma Yehudit candidates are freaks, nothing more.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2019 14:24
Death penalty for terrorists: 'I don't believe Liberman'

Death penalty for terrorists: 'I don't believe Liberman'

Bereaved father sick of promises, no longer believes politicians. 'We don't speak language of Middle East and it costs in blood.'Benny Tocker, 06/11/2018 15:17
Army Radio to broadcast from Jerusalem in two weeks

Army Radio to broadcast from Jerusalem in two weeks

Military station will begin broadcasting news from Jerusalem as DM lays cornerstone for IDF Radio in nation's capital.Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2018 10:57
'Meretz represents the Palestinians'

'Meretz represents the Palestinians'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman slams the Meretz party after its leader demanded that Israel probe IDF for death of Gazans on Friday.Tzvi Lev, 01/04/2018 09:50
'Liberman sending us into a 50-year nightmare'

'Liberman sending us into a 50-year nightmare'

Father of soldier held by Hamas reveals Defense Minister compared situation to Eli Cohen, whose body has been held by Syria since 1965.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2017 11:02
Liberman warns Israel's foes: Don't test us

Liberman warns Israel's foes: Don't test us

New Defense Minister embarks on first tour of IDF Northern Command, vows to maintain the calm along Syrian, Lebanese borders.Uzi Baruch, 07/06/2016 17:01
'Obama feeding nest of anti-Semitism'

'Obama feeding nest of anti-Semitism'

Criticism from the PM's new Head of Public Diplomacy Ran Baratz is not limited to Israeli politicians, but extends to US leaders as well.Cynthia Blank, 05/11/2015 13:02