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'Response to this murder must be more Jews in Judea, Samaria'

'Response to this murder must be more Jews in Judea, Samaria'

MK Nir Barkat joins funeral of Israeli woman murdered by terrorists, says attack proves the fight over Jewish rights in the area isn't over.Yoni Kempinski, 22/12/2020 12:30
MK Nir Barkat: 'I'll defeat Gideon Sa'ar'

MK Nir Barkat: 'I'll defeat Gideon Sa'ar'

'I'll defeat him the day after Netanyahu and he'll realize he'll no longer be in Likud,' claims MK Nir Barkat of Likud.Hezki Baruch, 12/12/2020 23:41
MK Nir Barkat: 'Stop Palestinian construction in Areas B and C'

MK Nir Barkat: 'Stop Palestinian construction in Areas B and C'

Barkat arrives in area and is surprised to discover PA takeover in Areas B and C. 'Symmetry should be applied in the open areas.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/11/2020 18:30
MK Barkat on Hebron visit: 'Embarking on a sacred mission'

MK Barkat on Hebron visit: 'Embarking on a sacred mission'

During his tour of Hebron, Barkat revealed his plan for economic and settlement development of the Jewish community in Judea & Samaria.Hezki Baruch, 26/11/2020 17:37
Nir Barkat thanks Trump, congratulates Biden

Nir Barkat thanks Trump, congratulates Biden

Former Jerusalem Mayor: 'I sincerely thank outgoing President for his tremendous contribution to State of Israel over past four years.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2020 20:52
MK Nir Barkat: 'We might as well go to elections, secure decisive win'

MK Nir Barkat: 'We might as well go to elections, secure decisive win'

'I would like to see the government provide more in-depth solutions to the corona crisis; unfortunately, that's not the case right now'.Hezki Baruch, 22/10/2020 17:27
Osnat Mark and Sharren Haskel initiate 'Nir Barkat Law'

Osnat Mark and Sharren Haskel initiate 'Nir Barkat Law'

New bill seeks to limit political use MKs make of their private money and set reporting obligations, to reduce advantage of wealthy MKs.Hezki Baruch, 22/09/2020 19:22
Survey: Likud voters prefer elections

Survey: Likud voters prefer elections

Survey conducted among Likud voters finds nearly half want MK Nir Barkat to head the party after Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2020 10:45
Nir Barkat: 'I don't think Gantz is fit to be prime minister'

Nir Barkat: 'I don't think Gantz is fit to be prime minister'

Likud MK Nir Barkat opposes passing two-year budget, says Defense Minister Benny Gantz not fit to be prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2020 12:06
Knesset Legislative committee shoots down bill allowing MKs to forego salary

Knesset Legislative committee shoots down bill allowing MKs to forego salary

The Legislative Committee rejected a proposal by Likud MK Nir Barkat, seeking to allow MKs to waive their salaries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2020 19:08
Barkat: I'd rather be an ordinary MK than receive a minor portfolio

Barkat: I'd rather be an ordinary MK than receive a minor portfolio

Nir Barkat, who remains outside the government, is not afraid to present himself as Netanyahu's successor: I will know how to run and win.Ben Ariel, 22/05/2020 05:13
Barkat: 'Better to be a regular MK than a minister without influence'

Barkat: 'Better to be a regular MK than a minister without influence'

Former J'lem mayor: 'If I couldn't be in a position of influence, my best option was to remain a regular MK.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2020 07:58
Nir Barkat won't be appointed minister in next government

Nir Barkat won't be appointed minister in next government

Former J'lem mayor second, after Sa'ar, of top ten on Likud list who won't be minister. Dichter, Hanegbi apparently also left out of gov't.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2020 12:31
Likud MK violated the Ministry of Health's guidelines

Likud MK violated the Ministry of Health's guidelines

MK Nir Barkat called on the public to celebrate Passover alone at home as he hosted his daughter throughout the holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2020 06:50
Nir Barkat: We need a broad coalition

Nir Barkat: We need a broad coalition

Likud candidate for Finance Minister tells Arutz Sheva: The Likud should aspire to build as broad a coalition as possible.Yoni Kempinski, 02/03/2020 23:23
Nir Barkat: Who would bet one shekel on Gantz?

Nir Barkat: Who would bet one shekel on Gantz?

Likud's candidate for Finance Minister criticizes Gantz in wake of probe into his company.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 21/02/2020 23:36
Foreign Minister Katz: I trust Bennett

Foreign Minister Katz: I trust Bennett

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz does not join the attacks on Defense Minister Bennett: I trust the entire system, including him.Ben Ariel, 17/02/2020 04:40
Netanyahu: Former Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat will be next Finance Minister

Netanyahu: Former Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat will be next Finance Minister

PM announces 6 new reforms he wishes to enact in next government, desire to appoint former Jerusalem mayor as finance minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2020 20:13
Poll: Barkat the leading choice to lead Likud after Netanyahu

Poll: Barkat the leading choice to lead Likud after Netanyahu

Likud members who support Netanyahu were asked during last week's primaries who will they support after Netanyahu steps down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2019 05:18
'Sa'ar will have to recalculate route'

'Sa'ar will have to recalculate route'

MK Nir Barkat calls on Likud members to elect Netanyahu Likud leader despite indictments: 'Prime Minister enjoys presumption of innocence.'Hezki Baruch, 26/12/2019 13:56
"You know you're going to lose to Netanyahu"

"You know you're going to lose to Netanyahu"

Former Jerusalem mayor calls on Likud MK challenging Netanyahu to drop out of tomorrow's primary race. 'You know you're going to lose.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2019 14:19
Barkat against Sa'ar: Trying to split and hurt us

Barkat against Sa'ar: Trying to split and hurt us

MK Nir Barkat: I believe with all my heart that Netanyahu is the most qualified to lead Israel.Hezki Baruch, 15/12/2019 05:06
Nir Barkat promotes 'Economic Diplomacy' in Harvard lecture

Nir Barkat promotes 'Economic Diplomacy' in Harvard lecture

Likud MK and former Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat pushes for greater economic cooperation between Israel and PA workers in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/12/2019 13:17
Israeli politicians congratulate Boris Johnson

Israeli politicians congratulate Boris Johnson

Israeli politicians from across the spectrum on congratulate British PM's victory.Elad Benari, 13/12/2019 07:37
Likud's next leader - Nir Barkat?

Likud's next leader - Nir Barkat?

Barkat first entered the Knesset just 7 months ago, but he already outpolls competitors to succeed Netanyahu as Likud leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/12/2019 07:42
Likud MK: Sa'ar and Barkat, don't waste your time

Likud MK: Sa'ar and Barkat, don't waste your time

MK Shlomo Karhi urges Gideon Sa'ar and Nir Barkat not to challenge Netanyahu for the party leadership.Michal Levy, 26/11/2019 04:05
Barkat's compromise: Choose a new chairman of Likud

Barkat's compromise: Choose a new chairman of Likud

The new temporary chairman of Likud will organize primaries as soon as possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2019 11:00
MK Nir Barkat to Jeremy Corbyn: We will never surrender

MK Nir Barkat to Jeremy Corbyn: We will never surrender

Likud MK and former Jerusalem mayor excoriates Labour UK chief ahead of UK elections. 'Anti-Semitism won't be tolerated in 2019.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2019 19:41
Barkat leads among Likud members

Barkat leads among Likud members

Channel 13 News poll finds that Nir Barkat is the leading candidate among Likud voters to replace Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 23/10/2019 05:26
'Mr. Prime Minister, I stand behind you'

'Mr. Prime Minister, I stand behind you'

Thousands participate in the launch of MK Nir Barkat's (Likud) new book.Yoni Kempinski, 07/10/2019 05:30
'Blue and White has no chance of leading a government'

'Blue and White has no chance of leading a government'

Likud MK Nir Barkat hopes that Blue and White will be reasonable and hold coalition negotiations with his party.Yoni Kempinski, 18/09/2019 04:40
Barkat open to meeting Tlaib and Omar

Barkat open to meeting Tlaib and Omar

Likud MK and former Jerusalem mayor says he'd be open to meeting controversial lawmakers if they're willing to "learn and listen."Elad Benari, 14/08/2019 04:44
Barkat: PA incitement to blame for teen's murder

Barkat: PA incitement to blame for teen's murder

Former Jerusalem Mayor MK Nir Barkat says world must understand radical Islam targets entire western world following stabbing of soldier.Eliran Aharon, 08/08/2019 16:23
Nir Barkat calls for unity government with Blue & White

Nir Barkat calls for unity government with Blue & White

Likud MK and ex-Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat endorses establishment of unity government with center-left Blue White party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2019 10:53
Barkat: New Israel Fund funding Ethiopian protests

Barkat: New Israel Fund funding Ethiopian protests

Former Jerusalem mayor accuses NIF of 'fanning the flames' of violent protests over the last 24 hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2019 19:33
'The solution to the Palestinian wall that Trump encountered'

'The solution to the Palestinian wall that Trump encountered'

MK Barkat sees plan as economic investment in industry and tourism, development of settlements, response to PA refusal to accept Trump Plan.Shimon Cohen, 24/06/2019 20:35
'No limit to the arrogance of the Left'

'No limit to the arrogance of the Left'

Former Mossad chief Shabtai Shavit's remarks about right-leaning voters arouse a wave of reactions; Barkat suggests Shavit apologize.Mordechai Sones, 20/06/2019 10:46
Nir Barkat to Naftali Bennett: Join the Likud

Nir Barkat to Naftali Bennett: Join the Likud

'Small right-wing parties hurt the nationalist camp,' says ex-Jerusalem Mayor-turned MK Nir Barkat. 'Do what Kulanu did and join the Likud.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 29/05/2019 11:20
Barkat seeks to earn 1 shekel as an MK

Barkat seeks to earn 1 shekel as an MK

New Likud MK Nir Barkat asks to receive the same symbolic salary of 1 shekel he received in his decade as Jerusalem's mayor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2019 22:26
'I’m surprised by the happiness in Blue and White'

'I’m surprised by the happiness in Blue and White'

Senior Likud member Nir Barkat welcomes elections results: The public would like to see Netanyahu continue to lead Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 10/04/2019 02:07
Nir Barkat tells Arutz Sheva: 'It's no time for games'

Nir Barkat tells Arutz Sheva: 'It's no time for games'

Senior Likud official calls for union of Jewish Home with Otzmah, rejects proposal to join smaller parties to Likud: 'Right will lose seats'Shimon Cohen, 19/02/2019 19:09
What was Barkat's salary as mayor?

What was Barkat's salary as mayor?

Former Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat reveals what his paycheck was during 10 years as mayor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2019 22:06
Watch: How Nir Barkat subdued a terrorist

Watch: How Nir Barkat subdued a terrorist

New footage of former Jerusalem mayor foiling a terrorist attack in 2015 surfaces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2019 22:45
Permits to be revoked from UNRWA schools

Permits to be revoked from UNRWA schools

Barkat suggests Jerusalem Municipality take over health, education, welfare, sanitation services to all Jerusalem Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2019 12:02
Barkat: No room for Palestinian state

Barkat: No room for Palestinian state

Former Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat pledges to block establishment of Palestinian state, will push for sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2019 22:04
Barkat: Yes to autonomy, No to PA state

Barkat: Yes to autonomy, No to PA state

Former Jerusalem mayor says he has told US negotiating team alternatives to 2-State solution exist.Shimon Cohen, 24/12/2018 22:11
Barkat in US: Sanction companies that boycott Judea and Samaria

Barkat in US: Sanction companies that boycott Judea and Samaria

Former Jerusalem mayor meets at White House with President Trump's special envoy to Middle East Jason Greenblatt.Uzi Baruch, 23/12/2018 10:37
'Reject Airbnb, come visit Judea and Samaria'

'Reject Airbnb, come visit Judea and Samaria'

Led by former Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat,a new campaign calls on tourists to vacation in Judea and Samaria.Tzvi Lev, 06/12/2018 15:00
Jerusalem's new mayor sworn into office

Jerusalem's new mayor sworn into office

Moshe Lion sworn in as Jerusalem's 10th mayor - and first mayor of Sephardic descent - since Israel's establishment.David Rosenberg, 04/12/2018 14:29
Jerusalem's leaders light Hanukkah candles together

Jerusalem's leaders light Hanukkah candles together

Mayor Nir Barkat and incoming Mayor Moshe Leon light candles for second night of Hanukkah at the Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2018 19:09
Jerusalem mayor green-lights US embassy expansion

Jerusalem mayor green-lights US embassy expansion

Mayor Nir Barkat signs order permitting US embassy in Jerusalem to expand.David Rosenberg, 21/11/2018 12:43
Berkovitch says Leon's support 'a result of backroom deals'

Berkovitch says Leon's support 'a result of backroom deals'

Ahead of runoff in Jerusalem mayoral race, Ofer Berkovitch accuses Moshe Leon of cooking up backroom deals, predicts victory.Tzvi Lev, 08/11/2018 16:07
Barkat endorses Moshe Lion for mayor of Jerusalem

Barkat endorses Moshe Lion for mayor of Jerusalem

Outgoing Jerusalem Mayor endorses Moshe Lion in runoff to be held on Tuesday.Elad Benari, 08/11/2018 05:36
Nir Barkat to Rav Sabato: Ambitious plans ahead

Nir Barkat to Rav Sabato: Ambitious plans ahead

"It'll be easier for young couples to say 'I am part the Zionist mission; we want and can settle the land of Israel' "Hezki Baruch, 06/11/2018 19:17
The mayor’s parting words

The mayor’s parting words

Nir Barkat ends his term as mayor of Jerusalem and is not afraid to criticize some of the candidates for mayor.The Land Of Israel Network, 24/10/2018 20:49
Where was Nir Barkat for the past 10 years?

Where was Nir Barkat for the past 10 years?

Knesset Committee discusses Jerusalem Mayor plan to remove UNRWA from city; Fadida from Zionist Union wonders why Barkat remembered now.Mordechai Sones, 17/10/2018 13:41
Nir Barkat: UNRWA is causing terrorism

Nir Barkat: UNRWA is causing terrorism

At Knesset session, Jerusalem mayor says the time has come to replace UNRWA's incitement, failing welfare system with municipal services.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2018 11:44