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Benny Gantz: 'We'll protect the settlement blocs and support existing towns'

Benny Gantz: 'We'll protect the settlement blocs and support existing towns'

Defense Min. Gantz holds meeting with Meretz party members, stresses importance of 'open dialogue' within coalition.Ido Ben Porat, 22/07/2021 14:51
Gantz: Lebanon responsible for attack on northern border

Gantz: Lebanon responsible for attack on northern border

Minister of Defense Benny Gantz addresses participants of Cyber Week at Tel Aviv University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 18:45
Gantz wishes PA president Abbas a 'Happy Eid'

Gantz wishes PA president Abbas a 'Happy Eid'

Israel's Defense Minister called Abbas in the first high-level contact with the PA chairman since 2017 signing a renewal of relations.ILTV, 21/07/2021 08:09
IDF Intelligence Directorate marks transition to the Negev

IDF Intelligence Directorate marks transition to the Negev

Defense Minister Gantz: The IDF has been a pioneer in moving many bases and units to the Negev.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2021 00:55
Gantz: All rocket fire from Lebanon will be met with an iron fist

Gantz: All rocket fire from Lebanon will be met with an iron fist

Defense Minister says Israel has weathered attempts to carry out cyber attacks against its critical infrastructure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 15:59
Gantz: Lebanon is responsible for rocket attacks against us

Gantz: Lebanon is responsible for rocket attacks against us

Israeli Defense Minister says Lebanon will be held responsible for terrorist rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2021 09:27
Gantz congratulates Abbas on Eid al-Adha

Gantz congratulates Abbas on Eid al-Adha

Defense Minister, PA chairman hold positive conversation, discuss need to promote trust-building measures between Israel and the PA.Ben Ariel, 20/07/2021 03:36
'If Gantz wants he can be prime minister right now'

'If Gantz wants he can be prime minister right now'

Likud MK Miki Zohar calls on Blue and White leader to abandon 'evil' government in favor of government that does not contain Ra'am.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 17:36
Gantz: I support Orthodox leadership at Western Wall, but not exclusivity

Gantz: I support Orthodox leadership at Western Wall, but not exclusivity

Defense Minister says Western Wall is long enough to accommodate different streams of Judaism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 12:55
Report: Netanyahu continuing to court Gantz

Report: Netanyahu continuing to court Gantz

Opposition leader trying to persuade Defense Minister to form a new government with the Likud in which Gantz will serve first as PM.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/07/2021 01:08
As Iran approaches nuclear capacity, Gantz blames Netanyahu

As Iran approaches nuclear capacity, Gantz blames Netanyahu

'Netanyahu's outspoken stance damaged Israel's image as a country that enjoys bipartisan support in the United States,' Gantz claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 09:18
Gantz: We will allow development of Gaza when they return our boys

Gantz: We will allow development of Gaza when they return our boys

Defense Minister says current government no less strong than previous government, will work to strengthen regional partnerships.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 17:43
Israel offers humanitarian aid to Lebanon

Israel offers humanitarian aid to Lebanon

Citing Lebanon's economic woes, Israeli Defense Ministry offers humanitarian aid to Lebanon via the United Nations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2021 11:35
Gantz: We will not accept balloon terrorism

Gantz: We will not accept balloon terrorism

Defense Minister on Iran: We are committed to defending ourselves and determined to disrupt its activities.Ben Ariel, 05/07/2021 00:00
Compromise deal offered to residents of Samaria town slated for demolition

Compromise deal offered to residents of Samaria town slated for demolition

Residents of Evyatar offered compromise deal to keep Jewish presence at town's location - with possibility of residents' return.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2021 20:02
Likud continues to court Gantz

Likud continues to court Gantz

Likud pressuring Blue and White chairman to form an alternative government with them in the current Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2021 06:49
Defense Minister Benny Gantz at memorial ceremony: Prepared to strike at any moment

Defense Minister Benny Gantz at memorial ceremony: Prepared to strike at any moment

At a memorial ceremony for soldiers who lost their lives in the 2006 Lebanon War, Gantz warned that Israel was always ready to strike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2021 13:24
Administrative arrest warrant against Arab suspected of shooting Jew in Lod

Administrative arrest warrant against Arab suspected of shooting Jew in Lod

Defense Minister Gantz takes unusual step, signs administrative detention order for Israeli Arab suspected of shooting Jew in Lod.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2021 04:38
Gantz: Raisi election proves Iran becoming more extreme

Gantz: Raisi election proves Iran becoming more extreme

Defense Minister Benny Gantz addresses regional issues during awards ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 20:30
New COVID testing facility to be set up at Ben Gurion Airport

New COVID testing facility to be set up at Ben Gurion Airport

Testing facility to administer hundreds of tests at airport as Israel grapples with outbreak of Delta Variant.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 17:19
Gantz: Without return of missing persons, Gaza will not be economically restored

Gantz: Without return of missing persons, Gaza will not be economically restored

Defense Minister says Israel will attempt to ensure Palestinian Arabs get vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 16:44
Gantz to Leah Goldin: We're doing everything we can

Gantz to Leah Goldin: We're doing everything we can

Defense Minister to mother of missing IDF soldier: I hope one day things will be okay.Ben Ariel, 21/06/2021 04:01
Gantz: 'Raisi's election shows Iran is growing more extreme, aggressive'

Gantz: 'Raisi's election shows Iran is growing more extreme, aggressive'

'All offensive options are on the table,' says Gantz, saying that Iran's election of Ebrahim Raisi signals Tehran's growing radicalism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2021 19:25
Gantz won't back down on Submarine Affair

Gantz won't back down on Submarine Affair

Defense Minister announces he will submit to the government a proposal to establish a commission of inquiry into the purchase of submarines.Kobi Finkler, 20/06/2021 06:20
Gantz scolds Netanyahu: Security must come first

Gantz scolds Netanyahu: Security must come first

Defense Minister tells opposition leader to put aside politics and extend Family Reunification Law to ensure Israel's security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2021 16:50
Gantz promises to work to empower Palestinian Authority

Gantz promises to work to empower Palestinian Authority

Defense Min. Gantz, US Defense Sec. Austin, discuss Israel's security challenges and the need to halt Iran's nuclear plans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 11:44
US Defense Secretary congratulates Gantz on his appointment as Defense Minister

US Defense Secretary congratulates Gantz on his appointment as Defense Minister

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin: The US commitment to Israel's security remains ironclad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2021 23:25
Netanyahu offered Gantz: I'll step down - and you can be PM

Netanyahu offered Gantz: I'll step down - and you can be PM

Report: In last-ditch effort to thwart new government, Netanyahu suggested he resign and Gantz will serve as Prime Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/06/2021 22:36
Gantz: Thank you Netanyahu, we'll take it from here

Gantz: Thank you Netanyahu, we'll take it from here

Defense Minister: Israel today needs change and a new path, a path that will not include Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/06/2021 20:16
Gantz: I get offers to be PM every day

Gantz: I get offers to be PM every day

Blue and White chairman says he is continuously offered chance to be PM first in rotation if he goes with Likud government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 22:47
After numerous delays, Gantz approves Cave of the Patriarchs accessibility

After numerous delays, Gantz approves Cave of the Patriarchs accessibility

Defense Minister approves immediate implementation of renovation of the Cave of the Patriarchs to make the site disabled accessible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 20:16
Benny Gantz: 'I don't need anyone's approval to evacuate town of Evyatar'

Benny Gantz: 'I don't need anyone's approval to evacuate town of Evyatar'

Defense Min. Gantz responds to PM Netanyahu, says demolition of Samaria town does not require approval from PM.Orly Harari, 10/06/2021 13:51
'Strengthening social solidarity is our most important mission'

'Strengthening social solidarity is our most important mission'

Defense Minister Gantz speaks at ceremony marking the crrival of the “Oz” component of the navy's new  “Sa’ar 6” Corvettes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 21:45
Netanyahu, Gantz reach compromise on Jerusalem Flag March

Netanyahu, Gantz reach compromise on Jerusalem Flag March

Flag March rescheduled for next week after being cancelled twice in May and June.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 21:10
'Take on Arab land grabs in Judea & Samaria - or gov't falls'

'Take on Arab land grabs in Judea & Samaria - or gov't falls'

New Hope MK Ze'ev Elkin warns Defense Minister that new gov't must stop illegal Arab construction in Area C - or New Hope will topple gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 14:24
Knesset to hold hearing after Gantz freezes Cave of the Patriarchs accessibility work

Knesset to hold hearing after Gantz freezes Cave of the Patriarchs accessibility work

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee demands answers after Arutz Sheva reports Gantz froze work to make holy site disabled accessible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/06/2021 13:00
Gantz to demand cancellation of planned flag parade in Jerusalem

Gantz to demand cancellation of planned flag parade in Jerusalem

Gantz expected to demand that flag parade planned for this week in Jerusalem not be held.Hezki Baruch, 06/06/2021 05:50
'US supports Israel's military edge - and Palestinian statehood'

'US supports Israel's military edge - and Palestinian statehood'

Israeli Defense Minister meets Biden administration's Defense Secretary as Israel eyes replenishment of Iron Dome missile system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2021 07:25
Gantz in Washington to discuss Gaza reconstruction

Gantz in Washington to discuss Gaza reconstruction

Defense Minister Benny Gantz meets US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss Gaza, Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2021 20:29
'Gantz has made a deal with Biden for settlement freeze'

'Gantz has made a deal with Biden for settlement freeze'

Gush Etzion Regional Council chief Shlomo Ne’eman claims Defense Minister has already begun freezing Jewish construction in Judea & Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 11:44
Gantz to depart for US tomorrow

Gantz to depart for US tomorrow

Defense Minister to discuss Iranian nuclear threat, efforts to strengthen Gaza ceasefire with US government officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2021 17:36
Gantz discusses Iran's nuclear armament with US senators

Gantz discusses Iran's nuclear armament with US senators

Defense Minister Gantz meets with US Sen. Ted Cruz, Bill Hagerty, to discuss recent Gaza war and other issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2021 13:26
Benny Gantz: 'We didn't learn from Rabin's assassination'

Benny Gantz: 'We didn't learn from Rabin's assassination'

'Fact that public officials are threatened shows we haven't learned lesson from Rabin assassination,' Defense Minister Gantz says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/05/2021 13:46
Israel moving to recover MIAs

Israel moving to recover MIAs

Defense Minister Gantz has informed the United States that Israel will continue its efforts to return missing Israelis from Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/05/2021 21:41
Gantz: Netanyahu cannot be trusted

Gantz: Netanyahu cannot be trusted

Defense Minister reiterates he will not go into a government with Netanyahu: I will do everything for a government of change to be formed.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/05/2021 00:34
Gantz demands Lapid give him right to veto any judicial reform

Gantz demands Lapid give him right to veto any judicial reform

Blue and White chairman makes new demand amidst reports Lapid is offering Justice Ministry to Gideon Sa'ar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 22:57
Bennett, Gantz meet in Tel Aviv hotel

Bennett, Gantz meet in Tel Aviv hotel

Yamina party says meeting with Blue and White leader was planned weeks ago. Yesh Atid, New Hope make progress in negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 21:59
Gantz: If an attack comes from the north, Lebanon will tremble

Gantz: If an attack comes from the north, Lebanon will tremble

Defense Minister speaks at memorial ceremony for those who died in the First Lebanon War.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 03:10
Defense Min. Gantz approves confiscation of equipment intended for Hamas

Defense Min. Gantz approves confiscation of equipment intended for Hamas

DM Gantz signs five administrative orders for confiscation of chemicals believed to be intended for Hamas' military wing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 11:13
Israel to change way Qatari money is transferred to Gaza

Israel to change way Qatari money is transferred to Gaza

Discussions on the issue have been taking place in recent days in order to examine the appropriate mechanisms for monitoring money.Ben Ariel, 24/05/2021 00:13
Gantz: We are still targeting Yahya Sinwar and Mohammed Deif

Gantz: We are still targeting Yahya Sinwar and Mohammed Deif

Defense Min. Benny Gantz says Israel may one day retake Gaza, promises that 'if they challenge us, we will fight.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2021 22:10
Gantz: Senior Hamas leaders could still be targeted

Gantz: Senior Hamas leaders could still be targeted

Defense Minister: Israel will not allow a “trickling” of rockets or incendiary balloons. If they challenge us, we will continue to fight.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 21/05/2021 22:06
Defense Minister Gantz: It’s over, but it’s not done

Defense Minister Gantz: It’s over, but it’s not done

"We destroyed the underground threat", Gantz says, "we impaired many of the enemy’s operative capacities"Arutz Sheva, 21/05/2021 14:53
Gantz: We reached unprecedented military achievements

Gantz: We reached unprecedented military achievements

Defense Minister in statement after approval of ceasefire: The reality on the ground will determine how we move forward.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2021 23:19
Gantz: We are taking Hamas back in time

Gantz: We are taking Hamas back in time

Defense Minister says Israel ready to expand campaign against Hamas at any time in order to defend its citizens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2021 17:50
Rocket fire continues, IDF intensifies attacks in Gaza

Rocket fire continues, IDF intensifies attacks in Gaza

Defense Minister orders IDF to speed up operational plans and focus on destroying the underground array in Gaza.Ido Ben Porat, 20/05/2021 01:30
Gantz thanks Austin for US support of Israel's right to self-defense

Gantz thanks Austin for US support of Israel's right to self-defense

US Defense Secretary speaks to Israeli Defense Minister as Israel continues to be bombarded by Hamas rockets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2021 17:34