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Blue and White: Likud's offers are irrelevant

Blue and White: Likud's offers are irrelevant

Sources in the party make clear that the coalition will not compromise with the opposition on the majority in the Economics Committee.Hezki Baruch, 22/07/2021 06:35
Opposition rejoices in government defeat: We'll overthrow you yet

Opposition rejoices in government defeat: We'll overthrow you yet

"This Reform government that has declared war against everything holy has no right to exist."Ben Shaul, 15/07/2021 15:07
Opposition in uproar as bill stripping terrorists of citizenship fails

Opposition in uproar as bill stripping terrorists of citizenship fails

Opposition bill to strip terrorists of citizenship and residency rights dies in Knesset. 'Coalition spits in faces of bereaved families.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 19:33
MK Katz: 'I could have put together a government.'

MK Katz: 'I could have put together a government.'

Israel's former Finance Minister is certain he could have created a Likud-led coalition but followed Netanyahu to the opposition anyway.Shlomo Witty, 03/07/2021 22:33
Opposition submits sweeping immigration reform bill

Opposition submits sweeping immigration reform bill

Bill would grant state greater powers to limit immigration and expel illegal residents, permanently enshrine Citizenship Law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2021 22:12
Gideon Sa'ar: 'I won't sit in government under Netanyahu'

Gideon Sa'ar: 'I won't sit in government under Netanyahu'

Gideon Sa'ar clarifies: 'I won't be in government headed by Binyamin Netanyahu. I'll remain in opposition.'Hezki Baruch, 12/12/2020 21:22
Likud: 'Opposition continues to split and divide'

Likud: 'Opposition continues to split and divide'

Likud condemnation of disunity and division comes as recordings were revealed of Netanyahu calling Naftali Bennett a 'little dog'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/11/2020 20:49
Opposition slams lockdown: 'A devastating, illogical decision'

Opposition slams lockdown: 'A devastating, illogical decision'

Opposition parties strongly criticize gov't decision to impose full lockdown for 2 weeks, say they will fight decision in Constitution Cmte.Hezki Baruch, 24/09/2020 11:11
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny hospitalized after suspected poisoning

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny hospitalized after suspected poisoning

“We assume that Alexei was poisoned with something mixed into his tea," Navalny's press secretary says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2020 08:47
America isn't great? Says who?

America isn't great? Says who?

From the comforts of liberty, they cite all the reasons why this country has no merits. We are a lousy people, they say. Jack Engelhard, 24/06/2019 23:40
Nationwide protest urges opposition to 'Deal of the Century'

Nationwide protest urges opposition to 'Deal of the Century'

Activists launch nationwide protest aimed at raising opposition to US plan set to be unveiled after Israeli elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2019 08:54
Haredi party leader: We're not afraid to sit in opposition

Haredi party leader: We're not afraid to sit in opposition

Degel Hatorah chief says his party won't recommend Benny Gantz for PM - even if that means haredi faction will be left out of next gov't.Mordechai Sones, 18/03/2019 20:45
Opposition brings down coalition's bill

Opposition brings down coalition's bill

For the second time since Yisrael Beytenu left, the opposition is able to bring down one of the coalition's bills.Hezki Baruch, 18/12/2018 05:34
Netanyahu: There is no majority for the Surrogacy Law

Netanyahu: There is no majority for the Surrogacy Law

In a special session of the Knesset Netanyahu explained to the Opposition that he supports the law but it lacks the majority needed to pass.Hezki Baruch- Ezra Sanders, 31/10/2018 20:29
Opposition seeks dissolution of Knesset

Opposition seeks dissolution of Knesset

Yesh Atid, Zionist Union, and Meretz demand vote to dissolve government, hold early elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2018 21:42
Netanyahu in Knesset: Unafraid of elections

Netanyahu in Knesset: Unafraid of elections

PM summoned to discussion after 40 opposition MKs sign demand for hearing on his investigations before Knesset plenum.Mordechai Sones, 12/03/2018 19:40
Edelstein threatens the opposition

Edelstein threatens the opposition

Knesset Speaker says that if the opposition appeals to Supreme Court against Recommendations Law, he will prevent filibusters in the future.Hezki Baruch, 27/12/2017 23:37
Netanyahu slams opposition 'soreheads'

Netanyahu slams opposition 'soreheads'

PM says opposition needs a scandal to bring him down since they can't win elections, praises relationship with Trump Administration.Gary Willig, 23/10/2017 18:01
Bennett: This is the time for unity

Bennett: This is the time for unity

Education Minister calls on opposition to show unity with government as riots and terror attacks continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2017 15:36
'Syria will be able to manufacture ballistic missiles'

'Syria will be able to manufacture ballistic missiles'

Report claims Syria will produce ballistic and long-range missiles by the end of the year; North Korean soldiers integrate into Syrian army.Shimon Cohen, 13/07/2017 14:36
'I'm going to be around for a long time'

'I'm going to be around for a long time'

At the Likud faction meeting today, PM blasts what he calls Israel's 'industry of dismay,' and emphasizes that he won't leave his post.Hezki Baruch, 21/11/2016 16:20
'Netanyahu is trying to become an Israeli Castro'

'Netanyahu is trying to become an Israeli Castro'

Opposition leader Yitzchak Herzog goes off on government, Netanyahu, accusing PM of working to fulfill autocratic aspirations.Hezki Baruch, 01/08/2016 18:18
Tensions rise in Knesset as budget bill looms

Tensions rise in Knesset as budget bill looms

Threats, finger-pointing abound as Coalition and Opposition battle out bill for two-year budget on several fronts.Shai Landesman, 27/07/2016 11:35
Livni: I'm against us joining the coalition

Livni: I'm against us joining the coalition

In letter to party members, MK Tzipi Livni stresses that she objects to the Zionist Union joining the coalition.Haim Lev, 10/04/2016 05:11
Opposition blocks minister from IDF memorial

Opposition blocks minister from IDF memorial

MK slams 'disgrace' as opposition refuses to reduce MKs at plenum allowing minister to go to helicopter crash memorial.Uzi Baruch, 10/02/2016 10:44
Herzog: Netanyahu is tired

Herzog: Netanyahu is tired

Opposition leader claims PM Netanyahu's coalition won't last and predicts 2016 will be an election year.Hezki Baruch, 03/01/2016 04:44
Finance Committee approves state budget

Finance Committee approves state budget

Finance Committee approves state budget for 2015-2016 despite difficulties imposed by the opposition.Hezki Baruch, 16/11/2015 00:16
Herzog is 'eyeing the coalition', say opponents

Herzog is 'eyeing the coalition', say opponents

Labor Central Committee approves 450 new delegates. Herzog's rivals: He's planning to join the coalition.Haim Lev, 09/11/2015 04:46
Lapid: We were offered Jewish Home's portfolios

Lapid: We were offered Jewish Home's portfolios

Jewish Home officials accuse Netanyahu of betraying voters on the right, after Lapid claims he was offered ministries held by Jewish Home.Hezki Baruch, 01/11/2015 01:45
Herzog: Netanyahu Should Resign

Herzog: Netanyahu Should Resign

Opposition leader says Netanyahu failed to provide security and should step down. Likud officials: Herzog is an embarrassment.Elad Benari, 08/10/2015 03:14
Knesset Approves First Reading of 2015-2016 Budget

Knesset Approves First Reading of 2015-2016 Budget

Knesset approves first reading of the Budget Law for 2015-2016. Opposition angry due to absence of PM and Finance Minister.Hezki Baruch, 02/09/2015 23:42
Lapid: PM Must Resign for 'Colossal' Iran Failure

Lapid: PM Must Resign for 'Colossal' Iran Failure

Herzog united with PM against Iran deal, while Lapid continues to berate Netanyahu for worst 'foreign policy failure in Israel's history.'Cynthia Blank, 16/07/2015 14:46
Netanyahu and Herzog to Unite on Iran

Netanyahu and Herzog to Unite on Iran

PM Netanyahu meets opposition chairman Herzog, says it is important to show the world a united front on Iran issue.Elad Benari, 15/07/2015 04:16
MK: We Share Nothing with Leftist Opposition

MK: We Share Nothing with Leftist Opposition

MK Sharon Gal touts Yisrael Beytenu deal with Likud, says closer cooperation with the coalition expected.Hezki Baruch, 09/07/2015 10:43
Coalition Chairman Mulls a Liberman Return

Coalition Chairman Mulls a Liberman Return

While Likud's Tzahi Hanegbi boasts 'we split the opposition,' there's no certainty Yisrael Beytenu will join Netanyahu's latest government.Cynthia Blank, 09/07/2015 07:54
Opposition Dupes Knesset into Passing Bill

Opposition Dupes Knesset into Passing Bill

Coalition served first legislative defeat after coordinated opposition MKs rush into Knesset plenum moments before vote on Yesh Atid bill.Cynthia Blank, 08/07/2015 18:27
The Left Versus... The Left

The Left Versus... The Left

Meretz chairman Zehava Galon refuses to participate with Zionist Union, Yesh Atid after latter two skip critical vote.Hezki Baruch, 24/06/2015 17:32
Liberman: Netanyahu is the Master of Zigzagging

Liberman: Netanyahu is the Master of Zigzagging

War of words continues: Liberman says he joined opposition because Netanyahu 'abandoned' and no longer belongs to national camp.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 01/06/2015 15:52
MK Ilatov: The Coalition is Paralyzing the Knesset

MK Ilatov: The Coalition is Paralyzing the Knesset

Blaming delaying tactics for lack of forming Knesset committees, Ilatov requests Edelstein get coalition members in line.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 25/05/2015 18:57
Expert: Netanyahu's Narrow Government Will Last

Expert: Netanyahu's Narrow Government Will Last

Despite 'empty threats' from opposition to topple government, even narrow coalition, with cohesion, could last its full term.Benny Toker, Cynthia Blank, 21/05/2015 09:58
Zionist Union Warns: Opposition Lacks Cohesion

Zionist Union Warns: Opposition Lacks Cohesion

Zionist Union sources say divide between Yisrael Beytenu and Joint Arab List may be too deep for opposition to make any real traction.Cynthia Blank, 17/05/2015 14:54
Livni: I Won't Do Anything to Help Netanyahu

Livni: I Won't Do Anything to Help Netanyahu

Backing up Zionist Union co-chair Yitzhak Herzog, Tzipi Livni asserts party has no plans whatsoever to join Netanyahu government.Cynthia Blank, 10/05/2015 08:40
Livni: Netanyahu Only Interested in Survival

Livni: Netanyahu Only Interested in Survival

Asserting that Netanyahu 'bowed down' before coalition partners, Livni claims funding to haredim and Judea and Samaria will hurt Israel.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 07/05/2015 10:27
Lapid: PM Using Tax Money for Political Payoffs

Lapid: PM Using Tax Money for Political Payoffs

Continuing rant against Likud's coalition deal with UTJ at Yesh Atid's faction meeting, Lapid stresses party will fight Bibi's 'bribes.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 04/05/2015 16:38
Rivlin All But Announces Labor to Go to Opposition

Rivlin All But Announces Labor to Go to Opposition

During consultation with Zionist Union, Rivlin hints that should the party choose to serve in opposition, it'll be a 'complex challenge.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 22/03/2015 14:16
Official: Military Actions Unrelated to Politics

Official: Military Actions Unrelated to Politics

Without confirming airstrikes in Syria, Israeli official rejects opposition's claims that alleged airstrikes were politically motivated.Hezki Baruch, 08/12/2014 00:14
Lapid Won't Try to Become Opposition Leader

Lapid Won't Try to Become Opposition Leader

Yesh Atid chairman assures Labor chairman he will not try to lead the opposition despite being the largest party in it.Elad Benari, 03/12/2014 02:16
Netanyahu: We Can't Continue Like This

Netanyahu: We Can't Continue Like This

As he mulls his next steps, PM reportedly tells associates that the coalition cannot continue functioning under the present conditions.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/11/2014 22:06
Report: Netanyahu May Dissolve the Knesset

Report: Netanyahu May Dissolve the Knesset

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu continuing to seriously consider calling early elections in the wake of ongoing coalition troubles.Elad Benari, 28/11/2014 06:15
Netanyahu Asks 'All the Left' to Join Government

Netanyahu Asks 'All the Left' to Join Government

PM's invitation to opposition to join his government draws criticism from across the political spectrum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2014 02:12
Hanegbi Rules Out Elections in 2015

Hanegbi Rules Out Elections in 2015

Deputy Foreign Minister says no one in the coalition or opposition has a reason to want elections at the present time.Yishai Karov and Elad Benari, 17/11/2014 04:42
Herzog: There Will be Elections Within a Year

Herzog: There Will be Elections Within a Year

Opposition leader predicts that elections will be held within a year and declares: I am worthy of being Israel's prime minister.Ben Ariel, 16/11/2014 05:01
Leftist MKs Push Peace Talks Despite Gaza

Leftist MKs Push Peace Talks Despite Gaza

Opposition calls for conflict to be resolved through resumption of peace talks - even though Hamas has broken five ceasefires.Tova Dvorin, 03/08/2014 14:55
MK Levin: Coalition to Boycott No-Confidence Vote

MK Levin: Coalition to Boycott No-Confidence Vote

The coalition will not hand the left a 'propaganda victory' by showing up for a Knesset no-confidence vote Monday, said MK Yariv Levin.Yosef Berger, 14/07/2014 21:29
Herzog Blames Gov't for Talks Collapse

Herzog Blames Gov't for Talks Collapse

Opposition leader says Netanyahu should “initiate a comprehensive and courageous offer” to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Yishai Karov and Elad Benari, 27/04/2014 05:31
Opposition: Give Liberman Elections

Opposition: Give Liberman Elections

Opposition members call for elections following Foreign Minister's remarks that going to the polls is better than releasing terrorists.Elad Benari, 07/04/2014 03:15
Herzog: I Won't Enter Netanyahu's Coalition

Herzog: I Won't Enter Netanyahu's Coalition

"I intend to win the next election and lead this country," declares opposition leader.Elad Benari, 16/03/2014 05:39