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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.

Shas Won't Join Any Break Off Coalition, Deri Says

Government Rifts Deepen over Kerry Talks

Aryeh Deri of Shas will not join a break off coalition led by Yair Lapid.

MK Insists Jewish Home Won't Remain in Coalition '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.

Poll: Jewish Home Stands to Gain, Not Lose, 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.

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.

Poll: Kahlon's New 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.

Feiglin Slams Former MK 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.

Former MK Claims 'Extreme Right' Has Wrested Control of Likud

Former MK: 'Extreme Right' Controls Likud

Former Minister Moshe Kahlon, considering return to politics, laments that Likud has sacrificed 'social sensitivity' for 'rightists.'

Shalom to Quit Presidential Race After Harassment 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Likud sources tell Israeli media that Minister Silvan Shalom's presidential bid will be withdrawn; Shalom's office denies allegations.

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.

Deputy Minister Would Rather Resign Than See Terrorists Released

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.

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.

Danon: Netanyahu's Behavior Reminiscent of Sharon's

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."

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.

Danon to Netanyahu: 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.

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.'

'Do Not Bow to US Pressure' for Framework Agreement

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.

Likud Party Dispute Could End Deal With Yisrael Beyteinu

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.

Herzog Takes Coalition to Court Over Key Knesset 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.

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.

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.

'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.'

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.'

Likud MK Backs Bennett Over 'Jews in Palestine' Storm

Likud MK Backs Bennett Over 'Jews in Palestine'

MK Hotovely promises Likud rebellion over Netanyahu's 'political acrobatics' in interview with Arutz Sheva.

Poll: Netanyahu 'Kadima'-Type 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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

MK Hotovely: Ya'alon Shouldn't Have Apologized to Kerry

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.

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.

Danon: 'Jordan Valley 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.

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.

Feiglin Attacks Jewish Home, Own Party Over Gay Marriage

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.

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.