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Uproar in Likud meeting

Uproar in Likud meeting

Raised voices in party meeting as party members express their displeasure with the Likud's loss of power.Shlomo Witty, 25/06/2021 13:23
Likud approves three reserved spots on party slate

Likud approves three reserved spots on party slate

Likud Secretariat approves Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's proposal to reserve three spot on the party list in the next election.Hezki Baruch, 09/06/2021 01:59
Report: Netanyahu to make Sa'ar attractive offer

Report: Netanyahu to make Sa'ar attractive offer

Likud planning to offer New Hope Party chairman an attractive package in exchange for him joining a right-wing government.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/04/2021 23:44
Former MK Aryeh Eldad: 'I've never considered the Likud as right-wing'

Former MK Aryeh Eldad: 'I've never considered the Likud as right-wing'

Former MK, Prof. Aryeh Eldad to Arutz Sheva: 'The Likud has never been a right-wing party. It just panders to voters.'Yoni Kempinski, 06/04/2021 19:54
Likud members would support Netanyahu's presidency

Likud members would support Netanyahu's presidency

Nearly seventy percent of Likud officials say that they would support Prime Minister Netanyahu if he were to run for President.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 15:58
Likud members outraged over planned appointment of Orly Levy

Likud members outraged over planned appointment of Orly Levy

Internal organizations in the Likud have called on the Prime Minister to remove Orly Levy, calling her a threat to the partyShlomo Witty, 31/01/2021 17:35
Shevach Stern to replace ex-Likud MK Michal Shir

Shevach Stern to replace ex-Likud MK Michal Shir

Stern is a prominent supporter of sovereignty, & also of PM Netanyahu.Nitzan Keidar, 22/12/2020 10:23
As Likud drops in polls, party works to avert elections

As Likud drops in polls, party works to avert elections

"With a bit of goodwill, we can reach understandings with Blue & White, Yamina," says Likud Minister Gamliel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2020 09:19
Caught on hot mike, Likud MKs fear the coming elections

Caught on hot mike, Likud MKs fear the coming elections

The cameras were turned off but the microphones continued recording.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2020 16:15
Steinitz in Amona: 'I'll work to avert tragedy'

Steinitz in Amona: 'I'll work to avert tragedy'

Infrastructure Minister Yuval Steinitz visits Amona; 'It's unthinkable to simply evacuate entire towns for judicial reasons'.Eliran Aharon, 28/06/2016 14:16
Netanyahu vows to seek 'solution' to Amona

Netanyahu vows to seek 'solution' to Amona

PM Netanyahu tells Likud party members he is working hard to avoid confrontation over Samaria community slated for destruction.Ari Soffer, 21/06/2016 16:20
Likud blasts 'frustrated' Barak and Ya'alon

Likud blasts 'frustrated' Barak and Ya'alon

Likud party issues statement criticizing former Defense Ministers following their remarks against Netanyahu at the Herzliya Conference.Elad Benari, 17/06/2016 02:14
Likud to vote on whether to fire Defense Minister

Likud to vote on whether to fire Defense Minister

Party's court indicates decision to expel Jews from Hevron building was wrong. Members will vote on whether Yaalon should be fired.Hillel Fendel, 09/05/2016 12:52
Will Yehuda Glick become Likud's next MK?

Will Yehuda Glick become Likud's next MK?

With Silvan Shalom's resignation, iconic Temple Mount activist is next on the Likud list - and he tells Arutz Sheva he has mixed feelings.Ari Soffer, 21/12/2015 13:16
Frmr. ISA Head Returning to Politics on Likud List

Frmr. ISA Head Returning to Politics on Likud List

Avi Dichter returns to Likud after brief hiatus, says he supports peace deal - but also that Israel should defang Gaza.Tova Dvorin, 29/12/2014 15:51
Regev: Livni-Labor Deal 'Enough to Make You Sick'

Regev: Livni-Labor Deal 'Enough to Make You Sick'

MK Miri Regev is happy over the union of Tzipi Livni and Yitzchak Herzog, because it will 'ruin the Labor Party.'Yaakov Levi, 11/12/2014 13:26
Netanyahu Secures Victory at Central Committee

Netanyahu Secures Victory at Central Committee

Likud Central Committee members approve Netanyahu's proposal to advance primaries for party leadership to December 31.Hezki Baruch, 11/12/2014 00:13
Likud Set to Vote on Netanyahu's Early Primaries

Likud Set to Vote on Netanyahu's Early Primaries

Likud Central Committee to vote all day on Netanyahu's proposals, which are viewed as attempt to block Sa'ar, as well as list reservations.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 10/12/2014 10:10
Ya'alon 'Fell Out' With Likud Right-Wing Since Op.

Ya'alon 'Fell Out' With Likud Right-Wing Since Op.

Senior Likud sources say Ya'alon 'a different man' since Gaza war, faces crisis with right-wing of party; chances of retaining post 'slim.'Ari Yashar, 09/12/2014 19:55
Minister Livnat Announces Her Retirement

Minister Livnat Announces Her Retirement

Likud Cultural and Sports Minister Limor Livnat announces retirement from 23-year political career when term ends.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 08/12/2014 18:48
Herzog: Labor Once Again Becoming a Ruling Party

Herzog: Labor Once Again Becoming a Ruling Party

Labor chairman Herzog and Hatnua chairwoman Livni speak about elections - joint party would receive 23 seats in most recent poll.Cynthia Blank, 08/12/2014 16:49
MK Danny Danon to Run for Likud Party Leader

MK Danny Danon to Run for Likud Party Leader

Danon promises to 'talk Right and do Right' in campaign to wrest control of the party from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 08/12/2014 12:27
Analysis: This Time, Bibi Won't Attack Judaism

Analysis: This Time, Bibi Won't Attack Judaism

Few are aware that Likud's disastrous 2013 campaign centered on an Arutz Sheva interview regarding the Jewish family.Gil Ronen, 08/12/2014 10:49
Hareidim Prefer Sa'ar to Netanyahu as Likud Leader

Hareidim Prefer Sa'ar to Netanyahu as Likud Leader

Hareidi official tells Arutz Sheva reasons why Gideon Sa'ar is preferable to Netanyahu as Likud Chairman - 'good news for hareidim.'Haim Lev, Cynthia Blank, 07/12/2014 12:53
Likud Central Committee to Set Primary Date

Likud Central Committee to Set Primary Date

At a special session in Ariel Monday, Likud's Central Committee will determine the final date and regulations for Likud primaries.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Cynthia Blank, 07/12/2014 10:03
Bennett: PM and I Agreed Not to Attack Each Other

Bennett: PM and I Agreed Not to Attack Each Other

Jewish Home chairman reveals he agreed with Likud that the two parties won't attack each other during the election campaign.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 07/12/2014 04:26
Netanyahu Reportedly Blocking Sa'ar Challenge

Netanyahu Reportedly Blocking Sa'ar Challenge

Likud sources say Netanyahu trying to move up primaries, in a move that would press Sa'ar to make a snap decision on contending.Ari Yashar, 06/12/2014 20:50
Jewish Home, Likud Sign Surplus Vote Agreement

Jewish Home, Likud Sign Surplus Vote Agreement

Agreement to swing votes between parties in the event a surplus would help either one, as blocs begin to form ahead of elections.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 05/12/2014 13:07
Sa'ar May Challenge Netanyahu for Likud Leadership

Sa'ar May Challenge Netanyahu for Likud Leadership

Sa'ar reportedly considering a run in January primaries after stepping down last month for a temporary break from politics.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 04/12/2014 21:41
Hotoveli Challenges Kahlon to Back Right-Wing Bloc

Hotoveli Challenges Kahlon to Back Right-Wing Bloc

Deputy Minister Hotovely calls on Kahlon to make clear his political stance and who he will support in campaign for prime minister.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 04/12/2014 10:50
Levin Says 'Writing was On the Wall' for Elections

Levin Says 'Writing was On the Wall' for Elections

Knesset dissolution was a long time in coming, MK Yariv Levin tells Arutz Sheva, noting that the real issue is a matter of stability.Benny Toker, 03/12/2014 22:59
The Other Reason Netanyahu Fired Livni and Lapid

The Other Reason Netanyahu Fired Livni and Lapid

Likud sources claim PM fired rebellious ministers to ensure they couldn't use their positions to their advantage during elections.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 03/12/2014 18:31
Likud Hopes to Form Large Right-Wing Union

Likud Hopes to Form Large Right-Wing Union

Deputy Minister Akunis says his party and Jewish Home learned lessons of infighting in the last elections, slams Lapid-Livni 'putsch.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 03/12/2014 11:59
Danon: We Must Return to the Likud Way

Danon: We Must Return to the Likud Way

Likud MK says that the Likud must not try to "appease Tzipi Livni and her colleagues".Benny Toker and Elad Benari, 03/12/2014 00:15
'Lapid Failed Miserably as Finance Minister'

'Lapid Failed Miserably as Finance Minister'

Likud officials hit back at Lapid over anti-Netanyahu remarks, say he failed miserably as a minister and has 'ugly' political aspirations.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 02/12/2014 12:10
Elections As Early as March 2015?

Elections As Early as March 2015?

Legislation on Opposition bills to dissolve the Knesset due to be voted upon Wednesday - and could see the coalition dissolve by January.Tova Dvorin, 02/12/2014 11:24
Deputy Minister Says Elections Are 'Inevitable'

Deputy Minister Says Elections Are 'Inevitable'

Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis criticizes Finance Minister Yair Lapid for saying the government is "stuck", says Lapid is welcome to resign.Hezki Baruch, 30/11/2014 05:35
Danon 'Ideological Alternative' to Netanyahu

Danon 'Ideological Alternative' to Netanyahu

Danon competing with PM for control of Likud visits party faction and says Netanyahu is 'realizing policies of Livni, not Likud.'Ari Yashar, 28/11/2014 13:14
Likud Warns 'Coalition Cannot Continue Like This'

Likud Warns 'Coalition Cannot Continue Like This'

Senior Likud sources reveal Netanyahu doesn't want early elections, but likely has no choice given his coalition partners' behavior.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 27/11/2014 16:41
Levin Proposes 8-Step Plan to Prevent Terrorism

Levin Proposes 8-Step Plan to Prevent Terrorism

Temporary legislation formulated by MK Yariv Levin calls for harsh punitive measures against terrorists, their families and supporters.Cynthia Blank, 26/11/2014 10:47
'We Weren't Elected to Promote Livni's Agenda'

'We Weren't Elected to Promote Livni's Agenda'

MK Ze’ev Elkin says the Likud is determined to pass the Jewish State Law and isn't deterred by threats of an election.Shimon Cohen, 25/11/2014 05:16
Feiglin Favors One Large Nationalist Bloc

Feiglin Favors One Large Nationalist Bloc

MK Feiglin says it would be a good idea to have all the nationalist parties run together as one bloc - but only if led by a strong Likud.Hezki Baruch, 23/11/2014 05:39
Tensions Rise Ahead of Hearing on Likud Primaries

Tensions Rise Ahead of Hearing on Likud Primaries

Standoff expected between Prime Minister and MK Danny Danon, amid rumors that Netanyahu is trying to win allegiances.Hezki Baruch, 09/11/2014 09:51
Danon Hints: Sa'ar Left Because of Netanyahu

Danon Hints: Sa'ar Left Because of Netanyahu

MK Danny Danon calls for a “self-examination” in the Likud, hints PM Netanyahu is to blame for the resignation of Gideon Sa’ar.Uzi Baruch and Ben Ariel, 04/11/2014 04:16
Netanyahu and Danon Compromise on Primaries

Netanyahu and Danon Compromise on Primaries

PM Netanyahu and MK Danon agree to bring the moving up of the primaries to a discussion at the Central Committee.Ben Ariel, 30/10/2014 05:12
Date Announced for Likud Leadership Elections

Date Announced for Likud Leadership Elections

Date for vote on changes to constitution also announced as Bibi seeks to consolidate leadership prior to looming general elections.Hezki Baruch, 26/10/2014 14:04
Netanyahu: Compromise or Else...

Netanyahu: Compromise or Else...

PM Netanyahu to warn the heads of the parties in his coalition that unless they find ways to compromise, new elections will be held.Elad Benari, 22/10/2014 05:13
Moshe Kahlon Leaves Likud to Form New Party

Moshe Kahlon Leaves Likud to Form New Party

Former minister officially cancels Likud membership in move needed to start new Knesset party, after Monday announcement.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 21/10/2014 19:12
Danon Vows to Fight Netanyahu's 'Opportunism'

Danon Vows to Fight Netanyahu's 'Opportunism'

Likud Central Committee chair charges PM of harming party democracy with early primaries, as elections look increasingly likely.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 21/10/2014 17:37
Netanyahu Planning Spring Elections?

Netanyahu Planning Spring Elections?

Speculations rampant that Netanyahu's shelving of Conversion Bill is meant to strengthen alliance with hareidim ahead of new elections.Ben Ariel, 21/10/2014 05:15
Kahlon Vows to Fix Cost of Living When He Returns

Kahlon Vows to Fix Cost of Living When He Returns

Former minister reiterates intent to form new party, says cost of living 'needs to be dealt with.'Hezki Baruch, 20/10/2014 19:22
Danon Accuses Netanyahu of Splitting Likud

Danon Accuses Netanyahu of Splitting Likud

Sa'ar and Kahlon's leaving Likud demands soul searching says Danon, who predicts elections in 2015.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 24/09/2014 14:49
Latest Poll Shows Slight Improvement for Yesh Atid

Latest Poll Shows Slight Improvement for Yesh Atid

Likud and Jewish Home still polling first and second place respectively; right-wing-religious bloc would have clear majority.Ari Soffer, 24/09/2014 13:32
Levin: Coalition Rocky, But No Split - Yet

Levin: Coalition Rocky, But No Split - Yet

Coalition Chairman speaks to Arutz Sheva about the resignation of Gideon Sa'ar - and how hareidi parties could replace Yesh Atid.Benny Toker, Tova Dvorin, 19/09/2014 09:30
Likud Still on Top, But Jewish Home Gaining Ground

Likud Still on Top, But Jewish Home Gaining Ground

Knesset Channel poll reveals Naftali Bennett's party snapping at Bibi's heels with 20 seats, compared to 25 for Likud.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 18/09/2014 17:11
Herzog: Sa'ar Resignation Shows Downfall of Likud

Herzog: Sa'ar Resignation Shows Downfall of Likud

Opposition leader claims the declaration by Interior Minister Sa’ar to retire from politics is proof Netanyahu must be replaced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2014 05:15
Interior Minister Gidon Sa'ar Leaving Politics

Interior Minister Gidon Sa'ar Leaving Politics

Longtime Likud MK, Minister to formally resign after the holidays for personal reasons.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 17/09/2014 21:16