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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.

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

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.'

Nir Barkat thanks Trump, congratulates Biden

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'.

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

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.

Osnat Mark and Sharren Haskel initiate 'Nir Barkat Law'

Survey: Likud voters prefer elections

Survey conducted among Likud voters finds nearly half want MK Nir Barkat to head the party after Netanyahu.

Survey: Likud voters prefer elections

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.

Likud MK: 'Gantz not fit to be prime minister'

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.

Legislative committee rejects bill allowing MKs to forego salary

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.

Barkat: I'd rather be an ordinary MK

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.'

Barkat: Better an MK than a minister without influence

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.

Nir Barkat won't be appointed minister

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.

Likud MK violated the Ministry of Health's guidelines

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.

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Nir Barkat: Who would bet one shekel on Gantz?

Likud's candidate for Finance Minister criticizes Gantz in wake of probe into his company.

Nir Barkat: Who would bet one shekel on Gantz?player

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.

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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.

Netanyahu: Nir Barkat will be next Finance Minister

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.

Poll: Barkat the leading choice to lead Likud after Netanyahu

'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.'

'Sa'ar will have to recalculate route'player

"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.'

"You know you're going to lose"player

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.

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

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.

Nir Barkat promotes 'Economic Diplomacy' in Harvard lecture

Israeli politicians congratulate Boris Johnson

Israeli politicians from across the spectrum on congratulate British PM's victory.

Israeli politicians congratulate Boris Johnson

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.

Likud's next leader - Nir Barkat?

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.

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

Barkat's compromise: Choose a new chairman of Likud

The new temporary chairman of Likud will organize primaries as soon as possible.

Barkat's compromise: Choose a new chairman of Likud

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.'

MK Nir Barkat to Jeremy Corbyn: We will never surrenderplayer

Barkat leads among Likud members

Channel 13 News poll finds that Nir Barkat is the leading candidate among Likud voters to replace Netanyahu.

Barkat leads among Likud members

'Mr. Prime Minister, I stand behind you'

Thousands participate in the launch of MK Nir Barkat's (Likud) new book.

'Mr. Prime Minister, I stand behind you'player

'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.

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

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."

Barkat open to meeting Tlaib and Omar

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.

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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.

Nir Barkat calls for unity government with Blue & White

Barkat: New Israel Fund funding Ethiopian protests

Former Jerusalem mayor accuses NIF of 'fanning the flames' of violent protests over the last 24 hours.

Barkat: New Israel Fund funding Ethiopian protests

'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.

'The solution to the Palestinian wall that Trump encountered'

'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.

'No limit to the arrogance of the Left'

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.'

Nir Barkat to Naftali Bennett: Join the Likud

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.

Barkat seeks to earn 1 shekel as an MK

'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.

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

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'

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

What was Barkat's salary as mayor?

Former Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat reveals what his paycheck was during 10 years as mayor.

What was Barkat's salary as mayor?

Watch: How Nir Barkat subdued a terrorist

New footage of former Jerusalem mayor foiling a terrorist attack in 2015 surfaces.

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