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Communications agreement sparks work dispute

Communications agreement sparks work dispute

New work dispute includes all public sector employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2017 12:46
Conflict by Coalition Chairman's home

Conflict by Coalition Chairman's home

Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation employees call David Bitan 'corrupt' and an 'enemy of democracy,' say history will 'judge him.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/04/2017 23:11
Netanyahu, Kahlon still working to end coalition crisis

Netanyahu, Kahlon still working to end coalition crisis

PM Netanyahu meets Finance Minister in attempt to hammer out agreement on broadcasting authority to end ongoing coalition crisis.Hezki Baruch, 29/03/2017 13:10
'Katz and the haredim are preventing an agreement'

'Katz and the haredim are preventing an agreement'

Coalition Chairman Bitan says any agreement between PM and Finance Minister must include delaying IPBC opening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/03/2017 11:54
Netanyahu, Kahlon meet as coalition crisis continues

Netanyahu, Kahlon meet as coalition crisis continues

PM Netanyahu meets with Finance Minister Kahlon to discuss Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation and solve coalition crisis.Hezki Baruch, 26/03/2017 14:59
Netanyahu tells Likud: No compromise yet

Netanyahu tells Likud: No compromise yet

Finance Minister Kahlon and PM Netanyahu still negotiating to prevent coalition crisis.Hezki Baruch, 26/03/2017 12:39
'The Jewish Home will always find something to complain about'

'The Jewish Home will always find something to complain about'

Coalition Chairman Bitan says Kahlon needs to compromise, slams Jewish Home for causing additional instability.Michal Levi, 26/03/2017 11:58
Coalition chairman: If Kahlon doesn't cave, we'll have elections

Coalition chairman: If Kahlon doesn't cave, we'll have elections

Coalition Chairman Bitan says if Finance Minister Kahlon doesn't agree to compromise, he'll force new elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2017 21:23
Livni: IBA compromise shows weakness

Livni: IBA compromise shows weakness

Ex-Justice Minister Tzipi Livni slams Netanyahu-Kahlon agreement, says it gives Prime Minister exactly what he wanted.Hezki Baruch, 20/03/2017 11:57
'I call on everyone to act responsibly and prevent elections'

'I call on everyone to act responsibly and prevent elections'

Education Minister Bennett calls on coalition members to prevent new elections which would 'harm Israel's economy.'Uzi Baruch, 18/03/2017 22:41
Netanyahu: If we don't agree, we'll have new elections

Netanyahu: If we don't agree, we'll have new elections

Netanyahu holds Likud meeting, says ball is in Kahlon's court; Kahlon speaks with opposition leader Herzog about replacing Netanyahu.Uzi Baruch, 18/03/2017 21:57
Is Israel about to go to the polls?

Is Israel about to go to the polls?

Netanyahu backtracks on IPBC decision, says new broadcasting corporation costs millions more than current Israel Broadcasting Authority.Uzi Baruch, 18/03/2017 21:33
Channel 1 employees stop the broadcasts

Channel 1 employees stop the broadcasts

Channel 1 employees begin partial strike in protest against the closing of the Israel Broadcasting Authority next month,Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2017 21:42
Close down both broadcasting authorities?

Close down both broadcasting authorities?

The new committee to solve the issue of the Israel Broadcasting Authority considers closing both the old and the new authorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2016 20:33
MK Erdan: Don't close broadcasting corporation

MK Erdan: Don't close broadcasting corporation

MK Gilad Erdan says proposal to shut down the new public broadcasting corporation and keep the old will bring back waste and lack of trust.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2016 18:27
'Netanyahu continues to crusade against the media'

'Netanyahu continues to crusade against the media'

MK Ayelet Nahmias-Verbin attacked Prime Minister Netanyahu in light of the proposed bill to close the public radio broadcast.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2016 20:28
Justice Minister: Enough with bullying from Likud

Justice Minister: Enough with bullying from Likud

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked explains her call for haredim to become journalists, while touching on party tensions with the Likud.Ido Ben Porat and Rachel Kaplan, 02/08/2016 15:01
Public Broadcasting Corp set to open in 2017

Public Broadcasting Corp set to open in 2017

After a hail of criticism, Netanyahu bows to Minister Erdan's peace plan for Israel's new public broadcasting corporation.Rachel Kaplan, 26/07/2016 16:52
Angry Akunis Claims PM Knew of 'No Media Bias' Law

Angry Akunis Claims PM Knew of 'No Media Bias' Law

After leaving post in Communications Ministry over journalistic bias clause, Ofir Akunis alleges PM was aware of the law beforehand.Yedidyah Ben Or, 06/09/2015 09:33
Netflix Coming to Israel But Under Whose Watch?

Netflix Coming to Israel But Under Whose Watch?

Entry of world's largest streaming service into Israeli market could prove serious threat to Yes and Hot cable providers.Cynthia Blank, 01/09/2015 18:07
Layoffs Off Table for Broadcasting Authority

Layoffs Off Table for Broadcasting Authority

Deal reached between Communications Ministry and Histadrut on law which would have seen the dismissal of hundreds of IBA employees.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 30/08/2015 14:50
Approved: Preliminary Proposal to Cancel TV Tax

Approved: Preliminary Proposal to Cancel TV Tax

Bill to see IBA closed and reopened under new management; MKs rally behind the bill after landslide vote.Tova Dvorin, 04/05/2014 14:30
Egypt in Uproar Over Short Interview With Israeli

Egypt in Uproar Over Short Interview With Israeli

A quick interview with an Israeli reporter on a problem affecting both countries has led to calls for a ministerial shakeup in EgyptDavid Lev, 09/08/2012 14:29
Missionary Radio Ad Blocked by Yad L'Achim

Missionary Radio Ad Blocked by Yad L'Achim

A seemingly innocuous radio ad aimed at people in emotional distress turned out to be a targeted Christian missionary campaign. Hana Levi Julian, 05/06/2012 02:18
Journalist Yaakov Achimeir Named for Israel Prize

Journalist Yaakov Achimeir Named for Israel Prize

Veteran journalist, who has worked at TV's Channel 1 since the 1970s, has received Sokolov Prize.Gil Ronen, 26/02/2012 19:01
Government Sacks IBA Management

Government Sacks IBA Management

Minister Moshe Kahlon told the Likud central committee last night he has replaced the IBA management with like-minded people; left furious.Gabe Kahn., 16/12/2011 10:52