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Netanyahu: Feiglin Full of 'Good Surprises'

Netanyahu: Feiglin Full of 'Good Surprises'

For the first time Likud head Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has publicly referred to MK Moshe Feiglin.Yaakov Levi, 16/09/2014 00:16
Likud Decides to Topple Hamas in Next Operation

Likud Decides to Topple Hamas in Next Operation

Danon calls for Netanyahu to face his own party, as members call for prime minister to step down and 'find a different party.'Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 15/09/2014 21:45
SA Paper Apologizes for Comparing Tutu, Hitler

SA Paper Apologizes for Comparing Tutu, Hitler

Likud member blasts Archbishop Desmond Tutu in pulled article as 'self-appointed destructor of Jewish people.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2014 17:03
Report: Erdan Serving as UN Ambassador

Report: Erdan Serving as UN Ambassador

Communications Minister received an offer to be appointed as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations and is seriously considering it.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 09/09/2014 03:12
Poll: Jewish Home Number Two Party in Knesset

Poll: Jewish Home Number Two Party in Knesset

Israelis continued to express support for Jewish Home and its leader, Naftali Bennett.Yaakov Levi, 08/09/2014 18:28
After Gaza Operation, How Are the Parties Polling?

After Gaza Operation, How Are the Parties Polling?

Poll shows 'right-wing' bloc would increase from 61 to 69 seats if elections were held today; Arab parties also predicted to strengthen.Ari Soffer and Yedidya Ben-Or, 28/08/2014 11:02
Danon: Netanyahu 'the Contractor of the Left'

Danon: Netanyahu 'the Contractor of the Left'

MK Danon warns Prime Minister that he cannot continue to "follow the desires of Tzipi Livni".Benny Toker, 07/08/2014 01:15
Yesh Atid, Likud Compromise on Force-Feeding Bill

Yesh Atid, Likud Compromise on Force-Feeding Bill

After Yesh Atid threatened a coalition crisis, compromise reached on bill allowing force-feeding of hunger-striking prisoners.Hezki Baruch, 25/06/2014 02:14
Rivlin's Replacement Officially Sworn In

Rivlin's Replacement Officially Sworn In

MK Carmel Shama-Hacohen officially sworn in as a member of the Knesset, replacing president-elect Reuven Rivlin.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 17/06/2014 05:45
MKs Welcome 'Dignified' President Rivlin

MKs Welcome 'Dignified' President Rivlin

MK Danon and Lipman congratulate Rivlin over victory, note he 'believes our rights to Israel, and that there should be no Palestine.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 10/06/2014 19:06
Rivlin Replacement Not Interested in Judea Samaria

Rivlin Replacement Not Interested in Judea Samaria

Former MK Shama will take Rivlin's place in Coalition after presidential victory; 'not comfortable with Likud position.'Ari Yashar, 10/06/2014 18:32
Report: Yisrael Beytenu 'Furious' over Rivlin Bid

Report: Yisrael Beytenu 'Furious' over Rivlin Bid

Faction head Avigdor Liberman reportedly scrambles to recruit Yesh Atid in backing MK Dalia Itzik.Tova Dvorin, 28/05/2014 20:07
Netanyahu Vows to Find 'Price Tag' Vandals

Netanyahu Vows to Find 'Price Tag' Vandals

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says the alleged “price tag” attack in the town of Fureidis is "outrageous."Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2014 00:13
Proposal: Criminalize Contact with the PA

Proposal: Criminalize Contact with the PA

After Hamas-Fatah unity pact, one MK proposes bill to make Israel's contact with the PLO - like with Hamas - a criminal offense.Tova Dvorin, 25/04/2014 11:57
Compromise Deal to Free Israeli-Arab Terrorists?

Compromise Deal to Free Israeli-Arab Terrorists?

Official tells Arutz Sheva Bibi taking Jewish Home threats to leave coalition seriously - but would taking the bait cost Bennett dearly?Ari Soffer, 23/04/2014 13:44
Report: PM Unwilling to Torpedo Coalition

Report: PM Unwilling to Torpedo Coalition

Netanyahu 'unwilling to turn the world upside down' for Bennett. But what does that actually mean?Tova Dvorin, 14/04/2014 15:52
Yisrael Beytenu Wants a 'Divorce' From the Likud

Yisrael Beytenu Wants a 'Divorce' From the Likud

Yisrael Beytenu intends to do everything it can to differentiate itself from the Likud, said Public Security Minister Yitzchak Aharonovich.Moshe Cohen, 14/04/2014 14:52
Government Rifts Deepen over Kerry Talks

Government Rifts Deepen over Kerry Talks

Aryeh Deri of Shas will not join a break off coalition led by Yair Lapid., 14/04/2014 03:43
Jewish Home Not to Remain in Gov't 'At Any Cost'

Jewish Home Not to Remain in Gov't 'At Any Cost'

Housing Minister Uri Ariel reiterates that the likelihood of Jewish Home leaving the government is high.Ido Ben-Porat, 11/04/2014 10:41
Poll: Jewish Home to Gain From New Elections

Poll: Jewish Home to Gain From New Elections

Likud has challenged Bennett to follow through on his threats to leave the government; but poll says Jewish Home stands to gain.Hezki Baruch, 11/04/2014 09:49
Likud to Bennett: Want to Quit? Go Ahead

Likud to Bennett: Want to Quit? Go Ahead

Likud officials respond to Bennett's threats to leave the coalition, say that no one is forcing him to be in the government.Elad Benari, 11/04/2014 03:43
Poll: Kahlon Party Won't Affect Likud

Poll: Kahlon Party Won't Affect Likud

New poll finds that if former Minister Moshe Kahlon were to run for the Knesset, he would take votes from Shas and Yesh Atid.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky,Elad Benari, 09/04/2014 03:13
Feiglin Slams Kahlon's Remarks, Blames 'Far Left'

Feiglin Slams Kahlon's Remarks, Blames 'Far Left'

Feiglin criticizes former Likud MK Kahlon for attacking Likud's 'extreme right,' says far left's 'industry of peace' takes 10% of budget.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 08/04/2014 23:05
Former MK: 'Extreme Right' Controls Likud

Former MK: 'Extreme Right' Controls Likud

Former Minister Moshe Kahlon, considering return to politics, laments that Likud has sacrificed 'social sensitivity' for 'rightists.'Ido Ben-Porat, 08/04/2014 10:31
MK Resigning Presidential Race After Complaints?

MK Resigning Presidential Race After Complaints?

Likud sources tell Israeli media that Minister Silvan Shalom's presidential bid will be withdrawn; Shalom's office denies allegations.Tova Dvorin, 24/03/2014 21:57
Danon Snubbed at Likud Presidium Conference

Danon Snubbed at Likud Presidium Conference

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu claims decision is not about ideology, as tensions between the two escalate.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin , 23/03/2014 23:03
Danon Reiterates Threats to Resign

Danon Reiterates Threats to Resign

Danny Danon, in Arutz Sheva interview, declares that principles come before politics - and that a fourth release can open a Pandora's box.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 23/03/2014 21:30
Peace Deal 'Moving Further Away,' Says Netanyahu

Peace Deal 'Moving Further Away,' Says Netanyahu

PM says PA's refusal to recognize Jewish state is a 'deal-breaker' for talks; calls for a strong government.Tova Dvorin, 11/03/2014 13:57
Danon: Netanyahu Behaving Like Sharon

Danon: Netanyahu Behaving Like Sharon

Deputy Defense Minister says Kerry's framework "is trying to turn us into Meretz. That's not going to happen."Elad Benari, 11/03/2014 04:43
Elkin: '1967 Lines' Are a 'Red Line'

Elkin: '1967 Lines' Are a 'Red Line'

Likud MKs will strongly oppose any negotiations that are based on the indefensible pre-1967 borders, warns Deputy Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, 10/03/2014 04:12
Danon: Likud Builds, it Does Not Destroy

Danon: Likud Builds, it Does Not Destroy

Deputy Defense Minister responds to PM Netanyahu, who said that not all communities in Judea and Samaria will be part of a peace deal.Elad Benari, 09/03/2014 03:56
Netanyahu Admits He Lost Control of Likud

Netanyahu Admits He Lost Control of Likud

Sources close to Netanyahu reveal he acknowledged ignoring Likud over last two years, pledged to reconnect and 'fix the mistakes.'Ari Yashar, 07/03/2014 09:15
Danon: 'Do Not Bow to US Pressure'

Danon: 'Do Not Bow to US Pressure'

Deputy Defense Minister urges Netanyahu to 'uphold Likud's values,' protect Israel's security and borders during meeting with Obama.Tova Dvorin, 01/03/2014 20:52
Likud Party Dispute Could End Deal With Liberman

Likud Party Dispute Could End Deal With Liberman

The deal that has kept the Likud and Yisrael Beyteinu together since the last election may be coming to an end, Yisrael Hayom reports.David Lev, 27/02/2014 08:20
Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Committee

Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Committee

Opposition leader files appeal in protest of delay in the appointment of a chairman to Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.Elad Benari, 27/02/2014 05:44
Deal Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Deal Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Netanyahu supported criminal sanctions on hareidi evaders of army service in exchange for the appointment of MK Hanegbi to key committee.Tova Dvorin, 25/02/2014 13:51
Report: Netanyahu May Extend Peres's Presidency

Report: Netanyahu May Extend Peres's Presidency

If true, Peres to serve an additional year; presidential elections would then be handed to the people in 2015.Tova Dvorin, 19/02/2014 13:44
'The Kerry Plan? Don't Worry about It'

'The Kerry Plan? Don't Worry about It'

Netanyahu confidant MK Tzahi Hanegbi declares to Arutz Sheva that there is no need to be concerned about the US 'framework for peace.'Tova Dvorin, 17/02/2014 21:58
Former MK: No Land Swap - For Political Reasons

Former MK: No Land Swap - For Political Reasons

Attorney and former MK Elyakim Haetzni tells Arutz Sheva that Netanyahu will not choose a land swap - so as not to lose the Likud.Tova Dvorin, 14/02/2014 08:35
Danon Slams PM’s ‘Sharon-Style Fear Campaign’

Danon Slams PM’s ‘Sharon-Style Fear Campaign’

Danon accuses PM of anti-democratic ‘threats, fear campaign’ to prevent criticism of Kerry plan.Maayana Miskin, 12/02/2014 13:22
Poll: Bibi, Liberman Could Get 40 Seats

Poll: Bibi, Liberman Could Get 40 Seats

Survey finds ‘Likud Beytenu’ leaders could get 40 seats – but only if they part ways.Maayana Miskin, 11/02/2014 16:18
Ministers Reject Regev's Annexation Bill

Ministers Reject Regev's Annexation Bill

Ministerial Committee for Legislation votes down MK Miri Regev’s bill calling for Israeli sovereignty on Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 10/02/2014 05:12
Caught on Tape: Even Netanyahu Opposed Netanyahu

Caught on Tape: Even Netanyahu Opposed Netanyahu

1999 recording of Netanyahu interview reveals PM called idea of Jews living under PA 'absurd,' and 'another way of eliminating them.'Ari Yashar, 31/01/2014 12:29
Likud MK Backs Bennett Over 'Jews in Palestine'

Likud MK Backs Bennett Over 'Jews in Palestine'

MK Hotovely promises Likud rebellion over Netanyahu's 'political acrobatics' in interview with Arutz Sheva.Ari Yashar, 29/01/2014 15:43
Poll: Netanyahu Breakaway from Likud is Viable

Poll: Netanyahu Breakaway from Likud is Viable

Scenario poll shows if Bibi broke off from Likud and opted for elections on a 'peace' deal platform, his new party would be the largest.Ari Yashar, 29/01/2014 15:09
Elkin: PMO Responsible for Responding to Rumors

Elkin: PMO Responsible for Responding to Rumors

Deputy Minister: rumors of Netanyahu's statements about Jews in a Palestinian State demand a harsh response.Tova Dvorin, 27/01/2014 23:29
'Likud MKs Critical of Netanyahu Can Leave Govt.'

'Likud MKs Critical of Netanyahu Can Leave Govt.'

Source in Netanyahu's office says Likud MKs opposing proposal to put PA over Jews can quit, adds Bennett can leave too.Ari Yashar, 27/01/2014 12:31
Levin Warns Coalition In Danger of Break-Up

Levin Warns Coalition In Danger of Break-Up

Coalition chair announces coalition likely to be replaced soon, comes as Likud MKs plan to 'rebel' against concessions.Ari Yashar, 22/01/2014 11:12
Report: Likud Nationalists Planning ‘Rebellion’

Report: Likud Nationalists Planning ‘Rebellion’

MKs Hotovely, Elkin, among those reportedly planning to defy Netanyahu in case of land concessions.Maayana Miskin, 21/01/2014 23:13
MK Hotovely: 'Deal" Would Mean End of the Likud

MK Hotovely: 'Deal" Would Mean End of the Likud

Likud MK Tzipi Hotovely said that if her party's leader attempted to strongarm concessions, it would be the end of the party.David Lev, 19/01/2014 23:01
MK Hotovely: Ya'alon Shouldn't Have Apologized

MK Hotovely: Ya'alon Shouldn't Have Apologized

MK Tzipi Hotovely rips into Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon's apology, says Israel should not bow to US pressure.Tova Dvorin, 15/01/2014 17:07
Danon Warns: Referendum Idea is Dangerous

Danon Warns: Referendum Idea is Dangerous

Dep. Defense Minister says nationalists are wrong to rely on the promise that no land will be ceded without a referendum.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2014 13:29
'Annexation Part of Likud Party Platform'

'Annexation Part of Likud Party Platform'

At Likud party meeting, Dep. Defense Minister says Jordan Valley belongs to Israel, calls on gov't to oppose US pressure.Ari Yashar, 30/12/2013 17:44
Report: Amsalem Could Join the Likud

Report: Amsalem Could Join the Likud

Rabbi Haim Amsalem, chairman of the Am Shalem movement, has been holding what are termed “intense discussions” with the Likud, reports say.David Lev, 29/12/2013 17:27
Feiglin Attacks Jewish Home - and His Own Party

Feiglin Attacks Jewish Home - and His Own Party

Feiglin again only nationalist camp MK to vote against controversial bill, this time one giving same-sex couples tax break.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/12/2013 14:12
Lawmaker Admits: Likud’s Small Size a Challenge

Lawmaker Admits: Likud’s Small Size a Challenge

The Likud party’s ‘unprecedented’ attempt to rule with just 1 of every 6 Knesset seats poses a challenge, says MK Levin.Maayana Miskin, 19/12/2013 12:11
Deri: 'Nationalist' Government Abandoned Jerusalem

Deri: 'Nationalist' Government Abandoned Jerusalem

Shas chairman slams Likud and Jewish Home for absence during a vote on a bill prohibiting negotiations over Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 19/12/2013 04:38