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Gantz meets US Defense Secretary at the Pentagon

Minister Gantz to Secretary Austin: 'We must act decisively against Iran’s mounting regional aggression in a variety of ways.'

Gantz meets US Defense Secretary at the Pentagon

US National Security Advisor: Excellent meeting with Gantz at the White House

During his visit to Washington, Gantz is also expected to meet with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.

'Excellent meeting with Gantz at the White House'player

Coalition seeks to embarrass Likud with law helping soldiers

Bennett, Gantz and Lapid plan to bring to a vote a law offering scholarships to soldiers after Likud said it won't support said law.

Coalition seeks to embarrass Likud with law helping soldiers

IDF caves, relocates drill from Umm al-Fahm

Defense Minister complies with request of the mayor of Umm al-Fahm and decides to move a drill that was supposed to take place in the city.

IDF caves, relocates drill from Umm al-Fahm

'Iran just weeks away from having enough fissile material for its first atomic weapon'

Israeli Defense Minister warns Iran is 'weeks away' from securing sufficient fissile material for its first nuclear bomb.

'Iran just weeks away from reaching nuclear weapon capability'

Defense Min.: 'Jewish Israel may be limited to the center of the country only'

In closed conversations, Defense Min. Gantz warns Israel may lose Negev and Galilee, with Jewish state limited to central Israel only.

'Jewish Israel may be limited to the center of the country only'

Defense Minister Benny Gantz to visit US this week

Benny Gantz to meet with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin in Washington.

Israeli Defense Minister to visit US this week

Gantz vs Bennett: I deserve credit too

Defense Minister slams PM for leaving him out of praise of government's accomplishments during the weekly Cabinet meeting.

Gantz vs Bennett: I deserve credit too

Gantz: IDF values human life above all else

Defense Minister briefs foreign journalists following shooting death of Al Jazeera journalist.

Gantz: IDF values human life above all else

Defense Minister: Journalist may have been killed by Palestinian terrorists

'Preliminary investigations show no IDF gunfire was directed at Al Jazeera journalist, investigation is ongoing,' Defense Min. Gantz says.

Journalist may have been killed by Palestinian terrorists

Bennett, Gantz participate in IDF 'Chariots of Fire' exercise

IDF engages in one of the longest military exercises in its history.

Bennett, Gantz participate in IDF 'Chariots of Fire' exercise

As revealed on Israel National News: New local council - 'Sha'ar Hashomron'

Localities of Shaarei Tikva and Ets Efraim to be merged into one local council to be called “Sha’ar Hashomron”.

New local council - 'Sha'ar Hashomron'

Residents of Jordan Valley town: Netanyahu approved the town, Bennett is delaying it

Residents of Mevo'ot Yericho blast Bennett and Gantz for their delay in normalizing the town.

'Netanyahu approved the town, Bennett is delaying it'

Following Elad attack: Gantz orders extension of closure on Judea and Samaria

Defense Minister holds situation assessment, orders the closure in Gaza and Judea and Samaria to be extended until Sunday.

Gantz orders extension of closure on Judea and Samaria

PM Bennett: In another 1,000 years, I'd never dream the gov't would look like this

'I see that people whose opinions are far from my own love the country no less than I do,' PM Bennett says.

In another 1,000 years, I'd never dream of a gov't like this

Bereaved families return offensive gifts to Defense Minister's house

Representatives of bereaved families outraged by clocks given by Defense Ministry with Christian, Islamic symbols but no Jewish symbols.

Bereaved families return offensive gifts to Defense Minister

UTJ MK: Gantz is a potential partner

MK Yaakov Asher does not rule out coalition partnership with Blue and White Party.

'Gantz is a potential partner'

Yamina sources: Evacuating Homesh will bring down coalition

'Presence at Homesh is a clear violation of the Disengagement Law,' Defense Ministry insists.

Yamina sources: Evacuating Homesh will bring down coalition

With coalition in crisis, Bennett, Gantz, Lapid nix travel plans

Israel's prime minister, foreign minister, and defense minister scrap all travel plans, remaining at home to keep coalition together.

With coalition in crisis, Bennett, Gantz, Lapid nix travel plans

Gantz to Abraham Accord countries: 'Possibility of a nuclear Iran threatens us all'

Defense Minister Benny Gantz hosts celebratory Iftar dinner with Abraham Accords ambassadors and diplomatic staff from Egypt and Jordan.

Gantz: 'Possibility of a nuclear Iran threatens us all'

Bennett congratulates Macron: I have no doubt ties will continue to grow stronger

Israeli leaders congratulate French President after exit polls show he will be re-elected for second term.

'I have no doubt ties will continue to grow stronger'

Erez crossing to Gaza to remain closed on Monday

Defense Minister Gantz: We will continue to show generosity only if security stability is maintained.

Erez crossing to Gaza to remain closed on Monday

Homesh evacuation in the near future, Evyatar down the line

The Defense Minister told Idit Silman that the building committee for Judea & Samaria would convene in May and Homesh evacuated 'soon.'

Homesh evacuation soon, Evyatar down the lineplayer

Netanyahu coached Yamina defector Idit Silman on how to negotiate with Benny Gantz

Despite efforts, Gantz refused to consider joining Netanyahu-led coalition.

Netanyahu coached Yamina defector on how to negotiate with Gantz

Gantz: Those terrorists who throw rocks harm those who wish to celebrate Ramadan in peace

Defense Minister Benny Gantz took part in a security situation assessment on Wednesday and addressed recent tensions in the region.

'The terrorists harm those who wish to celebrate Ramadan'

MK Idit Silman meets with Defense Minister Benny Gantz

Since leaving the government, Silman has met with many prominent figures, receiving praise and encouragement for her decision.

MK Idit Silman meets with Benny Gantz

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz: Israel to provide Ukraine with protective gear

In conversation with Ukrainian counterpart, Gantz promises continued assistance to Ukraine in its war against Russia.

Gantz: Israel to provide Ukraine with protective gear

Gantz: We won't allow terrorists to harm holy sites

Defense Minister warns Hamas recent moves to improve Gazan economy will be retracted if Hamas does not keep the peace,

Gantz: We won't allow terrorists to harm holy sites

Former security chief blasts Gantz's decision not to impose closure on Judea and Samaria

'There are enough Arab rioters in east Jerusalem without the Palestinians,' says former Shin Bet chief MK Avi Dichter.

Ex-security chief rips Gantz for nixing closure on Palestinians

Defense Minister: No lockdown during intermediate days of Passover

Defense Min. to hold situational assessments instead of closing entry points into pre-1967 Israel to Palestinian Authority Arabs.

Defense Min.: No lockdown during intermediate days of Passover

Report: Gantz considering cooperation with Sa'ar

Blue and White chairman reportedly mulling joint run with New Hope in case of new elections.

Gantz considering cooperation with Sa'ar

Gantz: There is no construction freeze in Judea and Samaria

Defense Minister says he doesn't give Mahmoud Abbas 'gifts' but has demands when they meet.

Gantz: There is no construction freeze in Judea and Samaria

Gantz: Great PA condemned attack, but action must be taken

Defense Minister addresses Washington Institute forum, calls for immediate activation of 'Plan B' if talks to revive Iran deal fail.

Gantz: Great PA condemned attack, but action must be taken

Gantz proposes $111 million plan to fix 'separation fence'

Some believe the barrier is responsible for preventing hundreds of terror attacks while others oppose its very existence.

Gantz proposes $111 million plan to fix 'separation fence' player

Gantz signs another administrative detention order against Samaria Jew

Honenu: Jews are being slaughtered in the streets, and the Defense Minister is working with organizations of the extreme left.

Gantz signs administrative detention order against Samaria man

Yamina officials to INN: Gantz will approve Judea and Samaria construction after Passover

Sources in Yamina say Defense Minister expected to convene Supreme Planning Council immediately after Passover.

'Gantz will approve Judea, Samaria construction after Passover'

'Violation of Joseph's Tomb an affront to entire Jewish nation'

Defense Minister reacts to arson attack on Jewish holy site, vows to ensure no recurrence of such vandalism.

'Violation of Joseph's Tomb an affront to entire Jewish nation'

Defense Min.: 'We're stronger than terrorism and its perpetrators'

In joint statement Defense Min. warns of more arrests if terror wave continues. 'We do not punish the public – but security comes first.'

Defense Min.: 'We're stronger than terrorism & its perpetrators'

Administrative detention order for ISIS-affiliated Israeli Arab

Defense Minister Gantz signs off on administrative detention of ISIS-affiliated terrorist.

Administrative detention order for ISIS-affiliated Israeli Arab

Gantz to faction members: We will work to preserve the government

Defense Minister to members of his party: Blue and White will continue to be the most disciplined faction in the coalition.

'We will work to preserve the government'