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Watch: Barkat received with love at Mahane Yehuda Market

MK Nir Barkat goes shopping for Shabbat at Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem and greeted with cheers.

Barkat received with love at Mahane Yehuda Marketplayer

MK Nir Barkat: Sa'ar knows that he will be wiped out if there's an election

Likud MK claims that those who in the past ruled out a coalition with Netanyahu have changed their minds.

'Sa'ar knows that he will be wiped out if there's an election'

Barkat to INN: We are committed to Jerusalem to which we returned after 2000 years

MK Nir Barkat: The Flag March in the Old City is a message to the world that our city and Israel do not cave to terrorist threats.

'We are committed to Jerusalem'player

Nir Barkat still insisting salary total one shekel per year

Former Jerusalem mayor, MK Nir Barkat, is owed two million NIS in back pay - but refuses to take it

Nir Barkat still insisting salary total one shekel per year

MK Nir Barkat: 'Israel must take sides on Ukraine and align with US'

MK Nir Barkat believes only new elections and a return to a center right government can solve the issues Israel currency faces.

'Israel must take sides on Ukraine and align with US'player

MK Barkat to gun owners: Bring your gun with you - and shoot any terrorist

Likud MK and former Jerusalem mayor urges Israeli gun owners to carry their firearms on them at all times, be prepared to shoot terrorists.

MK to gun owners: Carry your gun on you and shoot any terrorist

Barkat in US: Iran does not only threaten Israel, but the entire free world'

MK Nir Barkat meets Senators Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham to express concerns over nuclear deal with Iran.

'Iran does not only threaten Israel'

Rep. Gohmert: Israel will not be able to defend its borders without Judea and Samaria

About 150 participate in Judea and Samaria Virtual Mega Event. MK Akunis: Ministers in this government push a two-state solution.

'Israel won't be able to defend itself without Judea, Samaria'

Who will Israel's next leader be?

When the day comes and Netanyahu retires, who could be the person to take over and what should we be looking for in him? Opinion.

Who will Israel's next leader be?

MK Nir Barkat: Jews have the right to live wherever they want

Likud MK comes to express support for protest tent set up outside Prime Minister's Office.

'Jews have the right to live wherever they want'

Barkat criticizes Likud MKs

MK Nir Barkat claims that members of his own party joined forces in order to block him from becoming Likud leader.

Barkat criticizes Likud MKs

Coalition strikes down 'Nir Barkat Law,' advances identical law

Law limiting ability of wealthy politicians to finance their own campaigns passes preliminary reading.

Coalition strikes down 'Nir Barkat Law,' advances identical law

Ministerial Committee approves 'Nir Barkat Law'

Bill would limit self-funding of elected officials and targets Barkat who seeks the leadership of the Likud.

Ministerial Committee approves 'Nir Barkat Law'player

Bennett to Barkat: Go to Washington, make some noise about the consulate for Palestinians

Bennett at the Knesset: There is no place for a Palestinian consulate in Jerusalem. Period.

'Go to Washington, make some noise about the consulate'

MK Barkat: US consulate for PA in Jerusalem was stopped

Former Jerusalem Mayor returns from advocacy visit to US, says he was able to marshal support to block new US consulate in Jerusalem.

MK Barkat: US consulate for PA in Jerusalem was stopped

MK Barkat: A Palestinian consulate in Jerusalem is de facto dividing the city

Likud MK at IAC National Summit: We have to make sure that Jerusalem will never be divided. It has to be a united city.

Barkat: A Palestinian consulate would divide Jerusalemplayer

Finance Minister: 'Attack in Jerusalem is cruel terrorist act and intolerable'

PM Bennett and several ministers extend backing, praise, to Border Police officers who eliminated terrorist near Jerusalem's Old City.

'Attack in Jerusalem is cruel terrorist act and intolerable'

Barkat: The next war in the north will be 'the First Iran War'

MK Nir Barkat: I think we are not properly assessing the threat coming from Iran.

Barkat: The next war in the north will be 'the First Iran War'player

Former Mayor of Jerusalem making trouble for Knesset accountants

Likud MK Nir Barkat has nearly 2 million ILS to his name but refuses to tell the Knesset where to send it all.

Former Mayor of Jerusalem making trouble for Knesset accountants

Senator Hagerty leads 35 senators introducing bill to block the Jerusalem consulate

MK Nir Barkat praises Senators on their important bill, visited Washington and submitted his own bill on the subject to the Knesset.

35 senators submit bill to block opening of consulate for PA

Israeli officials deny US poised to reopen consulate for PA

Palestinian sources reported yesterday that the US plans to open consulate for Palestinian Authority in east Jerusalem.

Israeli officials deny US poised to reopen consulate for PA

Likud's David Amsalem submits 'anti-Barkat' legislation

New law would restrict the amount candidates can contribute to their own political campaigns to NIS 100,00 per year.

Likud's David Amsalem submits 'anti-Barkat' legislation

Likud MK Nir Barkat implicated in massive trove of leaked documents

Pandora Papers detail Barkat's offshore holdings. Likud MK's office dismisses revelations as "politically motivated."

Nir Barkat implicated in massive trove of leaked documents

Likud MK denounces attack on police officers

MK Nir Barkat: Attack on police in Kafr Qassem is very serious and indicates a loss of deterrence.

Likud MK denounces attack on police officers

Barkat meets senators in Washington: True friends of Israel

Likud MK meets seven senior senators to discuss move that would prevent the establishment of a Palestinian consulate in Jerusalem.

Barkat meets senators in Washington: True friends of Israel

'Opening a Palestinian Consulate in Jerusalem is one of the greatest dangers facing us'

MK Nir Barkat tells Arutz Sheva about his meetings with lawmakers from both US parties.: 'I came to represent the right-wing camp.'

'Palestinian Consulate in Jerusalem one of the greatest dangers'

Barkat meets Senator Cruz: We have many friends on Capitol Hill

Likud MK meets Texas Senator as part of public diplomacy campaign he is holding in the United States.

'We have many friends on Capitol Hill'

Barkat criticizes Likud's attempts to court Gantz

MK Nir Barkat: I do not think Gantz should be Prime Minister, certainly not with eight seats.

Barkat criticizes Likud's attempts to court Gantz

'Government didn't want Palestinian deaths before PM's US trip'

MK Nir Barkat accuses govt of giving IDF a politicized order to refrain from live fire at Gaza border, leading to officer's death.

'Government didn't want Palestinian deaths before PM's US trip'

Nir Barkat comes full circle, 6 years after neutralizing terrorist

MK Barkat, who neutralized a terrorist in 2015, was invited to the Bar Mitzvah of the son of the man who was wounded in the attack.

Barkat comes full circle, 6 years after neutralizing terroristplayer

Barkat: Miri Regev's comments 'divisive, have no place in the Likud'

Nir Barkat dismisses Miri Regev's assertion that there are not enough Sephardim in the Likud leadership: We are a diverse movement.

Barkat: Miri Regev's comments 'divisive, have no place'

MK Nir Barkat prays at tomb of Lubavitcher Rebbe during US visit

Barkat was in the US on an advocacy trip presenting Israel's case on many issues to public officials.

MK Nir Barkat prays at tomb of Lubavitcher Rebbe during US visit

Barkat meets US lawmakers: I met true friends of Israel

Likud MK meets members of Congress and Senators and presents them with the dangers of opening a Palestinian consulate in Jerusalem.

Barkat meets US lawmakers: I met true friends of Israel

Will Bennett allow US to rollback recognition of Israel’s capital and redivide Jerusalem?

A push to reopen a shuttered consulate to the PA in Jerusalem is a first major foreign-policy test for Israel’s fragile coalition. Op-ed.

Will Bennett let US rollback recognition of Israel's capital?

MK Shlomo Karhi to Arutz Sheva: Nir Barkat lied to me

MK Dr. Shlomo Karhi accuses fellow Likud MK Nir Barkat of undermining Netanyahu.

MK Shlomo Karhi to Arutz Sheva: Nir Barkat lied to meplayer

Barkat: If Netanyahu had stepped aside - the Likud would have formed a government

MK Nir Barkat is waiting for the day after Netanyahu to run for the Likud leadership, but also criticizes the outgoing PM.

Barkat kicks off the battle for the Likud leadership

Barkat: Now is not the time for unnecessary primaries

Former Jerusalem mayor holds conference showcasing unity of Likud movement, vows Likud will return to power.

Barkat: Now is not the time for unnecessary primaries

A last desperate plea for Israeli MKs not to mess up

Election #4 resulted in 65 seats for the Israeli Right respect for religion, honor for Jewish culture, a move to change the courts.Op-ed.

A last desperate plea for Israeli MKs not to mess up

Barkat: If Netanyahu steps down, I will run for Prime Minister

MK Nir Barkat says that if Netanyahu steps aside, he will seek to replace him.

Barkat: If Netanyahu steps down, I will run for Prime Minister

MK Nir Barkat: There’s only one candidate for Prime Minister and that is Netanyahu

Likud MK to Arutz Sheva: All the members of the right of center should join a government led by Netanyahu.

'Netanyahu is the only candidate for Prime Minister'player