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Shaul Mofaz Avoids Arrest in London

Shaul Mofaz Avoids Arrest in London

Former Kadima party leader reportedly wanted for 'war crimes' in UK due to PA lobbying, but escapes arrest.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 20/06/2015 23:15
Mofaz: Biggest Mistake Was Joining Netanyahu

Mofaz: Biggest Mistake Was Joining Netanyahu

Shaul Mofaz regrets joining Netanyahu's coalition in 2012, says "it was all a bluff".Elad Benari, 01/02/2015 05:03
Mofaz Resigns from Politics

Mofaz Resigns from Politics

"I am not an outstanding politician," admits Kadima chairman as he announces that he is stepping down from politics.Elad Benari, 28/01/2015 02:14
End of the Road: Mofaz won't be Joining Labor

End of the Road: Mofaz won't be Joining Labor

Kadima party leader turns down reserved spot on Labor party list, effectively marking the end of his political career.Hezki Baruch, 19/01/2015 13:18
Mofaz: Netanyahu Caved to Hamas

Mofaz: Netanyahu Caved to Hamas

Mofaz criticizes Netanyahu over Operation Protective Edge, says he is "losing sleep" over what Netanyahu would do against a bigger threat.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 23/12/2014 02:13
Herzog-Livni-Mofaz Joint List in the Works

Herzog-Livni-Mofaz Joint List in the Works

Report reveals negotiations are being held to form joint leftist bloc, with Labor sources saying it has a '60% chance' of success.Ari Yashar, 05/12/2014 11:19
MK Mofaz: Now, Look for Hezbollah's Tunnels

MK Mofaz: Now, Look for Hezbollah's Tunnels

Former defense minister Shaul Mofaz says IDF has to make sure tunnel snafu does not repeat itself on northern border.Gil Ronen, 06/08/2014 11:51
Mofaz Insists Disengagement 'Saved Lives'

Mofaz Insists Disengagement 'Saved Lives'

Kadima MK who oversaw Disengagement argues that the plan saved ‘hundreds of lives, maybe more.’Ido Ben Porat, Maayana Miskin, 20/07/2014 14:41
MKs to Netanyahu: Fire Livni, Begin War on Terror

MKs to Netanyahu: Fire Livni, Begin War on Terror

Israeli leaders begin to express frustration at lack of deterrence against terrorism, amid rising tensions and unrest.Tova Dvorin, 02/07/2014 20:02
Kadima Head Slams PM for 'Eroding Deterrence'

Kadima Head Slams PM for 'Eroding Deterrence'

Shaul Mofaz, former IDF Chief of Staff and Defense Minister, says Netanyahu's policy led to abduction, rockets; 'no country would allow it.'Ari Yashar, 02/07/2014 13:28
Herzog Slams Zoabi's 'Obscene' Support for Kidnap

Herzog Slams Zoabi's 'Obscene' Support for Kidnap

Labor party leader Yitzchak Herzog compares radical Arab MK's defense of Israeli teens' abduction to 'price tag' crimes.Ari Soffer and Gil Ronen, 18/06/2014 12:46
Former Defense Minister Backs 'David the Nahlawi'

Former Defense Minister Backs 'David the Nahlawi'

MK Shaul Mofaz adds his voice to the growing campaign behind IDF soldier disciplined after cocking his rifle at Arab attackers in Hevron.Ari Soffer, 03/05/2014 20:53
Mofaz: Keep Terrorists From Inciting Against Us

Mofaz: Keep Terrorists From Inciting Against Us

Kadima head says the terrorists to be released by Israel this week may be "too old" to participate in attacks, but can still incite hatred.David Lev, 11/08/2013 10:18
Bennett, Lapid Deny Giving Netanyahu an Ultimatum

Bennett, Lapid Deny Giving Netanyahu an Ultimatum

Bennett and Lapid deny media reports that they plan to demand the Foreign and Finance Ministries or stay away from the coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2013 04:14
Report: Mofaz Demanded to be Defense Minister

Report: Mofaz Demanded to be Defense Minister

Mofaz reportedly joined the pact between Bayit Yehudi and Yesh Atid because his demand to be Defense Minister was rejected.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/02/2013 23:14
Mofaz Touts Near Crash as New Opportunity

Mofaz Touts Near Crash as New Opportunity

After achieving two seats, Kadima chairman hints he will join Netanyahu's new coalition.Elad Benari, 25/01/2013 03:44
Kadima Not Out Yet, May Pass Threshold

Kadima Not Out Yet, May Pass Threshold

Kadima, the largest party in the 18th Knesset, may have passed the electoral threshold and will have two seats in the 19th Knesset.Elad Benari, 23/01/2013 04:45
Mofaz: Israel Should Have Eliminated Mashaal

Mofaz: Israel Should Have Eliminated Mashaal

"Israel missed an opportunity to eliminate the head of the serpent," says Kadima chairman about Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal.Elad Benari, 09/12/2012 06:16
More Kadima MKs to be 'Unemployed'

More Kadima MKs to be 'Unemployed'

The parade of Knesset members and government officials who have decided to leave politics continued, as the party announced its listDavid Lev, 05/12/2012 19:06
Dying Kadima Party to Finish Selecting List

Dying Kadima Party to Finish Selecting List

MKs Bar-On, Plesner, Hasson and Itzik expected to follow Mofaz on Kadima list, though Bar-On may retire from politics.Elad Benari, 05/12/2012 04:12
Olmert to Select Kadima's Knesset List

Olmert to Select Kadima's Knesset List

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is not going anywhere and will be be part of the committee that will select Kadima’s Knesset list.Elad Benari, 29/11/2012 03:15
Enough is Enough, Say MKs about Gaza Escalation

Enough is Enough, Say MKs about Gaza Escalation

MKs call on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to take action in the wake of continued terrorism from Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/11/2012 04:01
Mofaz: Expect Political Map to Change

Mofaz: Expect Political Map to Change

Opposition head hints at center-left union.Maayana Miskin, 09/11/2012 11:00
Mofaz: U.S. Should Have Major Role in Negotiations

Mofaz: U.S. Should Have Major Role in Negotiations

In a letter to Obama, MK Mofaz expresses thanks for special relationship and looks for support in future affairsAnnie Lubin, 07/11/2012 21:00
Mofaz: Netanyahu Preparing 'Nuclear Spring'

Mofaz: Netanyahu Preparing 'Nuclear Spring'

Kadima chairman says Prime Minister has messianic Iran obsession, wants to embroil Israel in war.Gil Ronen, 01/11/2012 20:09
Mofaz: There's Much Better than Netanyahu

Mofaz: There's Much Better than Netanyahu

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz says replacing the Netanyahu government is "a national mission".Elad Benari, 19/10/2012 02:16
Mofaz Seeks to Stop Levy Report Adoption

Mofaz Seeks to Stop Levy Report Adoption

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz asks the Attorney General to order Netanyahu not to bring Levy Report for government approval.Elad Benari, 18/10/2012 03:14
Mofaz Challenges Bibi to Take Lie Detector Test

Mofaz Challenges Bibi to Take Lie Detector Test

Mofaz turns the tables on Netanyahu and demands he be the first to take a lie detector test over a leak of security secrets on Iran. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/09/2012 18:31
Mofaz Demands: Keep Me Updated on Iran

Mofaz Demands: Keep Me Updated on Iran

Opposition head who vigorously opposes Iran attack wants the government to supply him with information about it.Gil Ronen, 20/08/2012 11:19
Mass Hareidi Enlistment Would Create Chaos in IDF

Mass Hareidi Enlistment Would Create Chaos in IDF

Yeshiva students are required to join the IDF as of Wednesday, but what would happen if there were a mass draft of 50,000? There won't be.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 01/08/2012 08:39
Mofaz: Strike on Iran could be Disastrous

Mofaz: Strike on Iran could be Disastrous

Kadima head Shaul Mofaz: premature attack will lead to war, make it harder to attack in the future.Gil Ronen, 28/07/2012 22:16
No Sanctions against Kadima Rebels

No Sanctions against Kadima Rebels

In stormy debate in Knesset's House Committee, MKs accused of defecting turn tables on Mofaz. Committee scolds Mofaz for absence.Gil Ronen, 24/07/2012 13:57
Mofaz Hints, Again, Iran Strike Imminent

Mofaz Hints, Again, Iran Strike Imminent

Kadima chairman accuses Netanyahu of "horse-trading with the Holy of Holies of Israel."Gil Ronen, 24/07/2012 12:22
Did Mofaz Reveal Strategic Iran Secret?

Did Mofaz Reveal Strategic Iran Secret?

Tzachi Hanegbi denies Shaul Mofaz's hint that move to split Kadima is connected to impending strike on Iran. Gil Ronen, 24/07/2012 10:38
Mofaz Charges Netanyahu a 'Failed Leader'

Mofaz Charges Netanyahu a 'Failed Leader'

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz claims Prime Minister Netanyahu has failed, but there are calls from his own party for him to step down.Gabe Kahn, 23/07/2012 20:47
Labor Head Invites Kadima Defectors

Labor Head Invites Kadima Defectors

MK Yechimovich "would be happy" to welcome defectors "without promises, jobs, division of loot."Gil Ronen, 23/07/2012 15:45
Mofaz Hints He Opposes Imminent Iran Strike

Mofaz Hints He Opposes Imminent Iran Strike

Kadima leader asks Knesset to oust four MKs who want to leave the party, adds hint regarding Iran strike. Gil Ronen, 23/07/2012 12:53
Left and Right Unite in Criticizing Mofaz

Left and Right Unite in Criticizing Mofaz

Politicians from both the left and the right were united in their criticism of Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz over his leaving the coalition.Elad Benari, 18/07/2012 04:14
Netanyahu: Mofaz Gave Up on Historic Opportunity

Netanyahu: Mofaz Gave Up on Historic Opportunity

PM Netanyahu sends a letter to Kadima chairman Mofaz, expresses regret that Mofaz chose to quit the unity government.Elad Benari, 18/07/2012 00:14
Mofaz Surrenders; Unity Coalition Lasted 19 Weeks

Mofaz Surrenders; Unity Coalition Lasted 19 Weeks

The national unity coalition born nine weeks ago is dead, but the government lives as it did before Kadima left the Opposition. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 17/07/2012 19:07
Kadima Poised to Leave Coalition, May Split in 2

Kadima Poised to Leave Coalition, May Split in 2

Kadima faction holding a press conference at 5:00 p.m., Mofaz expected to say he's leaving government.Gil Ronen, 17/07/2012 14:24
Netanyahu Weighing Elections in January

Netanyahu Weighing Elections in January

Netanyahu is figuring that if Mofaz is playing political games to force elections, he will get them sooner than he expects.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 16/07/2012 09:22
Netanyahu Regrets Joining Forces with Kadima

Netanyahu Regrets Joining Forces with Kadima

Netanyahu’s associates say he regrets having added Kadima to the coalition, considering early elections.Elad Benari, 16/07/2012 06:16
Netanyahu and Mofaz Talk, Agree to Talk Even More

Netanyahu and Mofaz Talk, Agree to Talk Even More

PM Binyamin Netanyahu and Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz hold late night meeting on draft law. Agreement yet to be reached.Elad Benari, 13/07/2012 02:13
Mofaz, Netanyahu Meet, Talk About Draft Law

Mofaz, Netanyahu Meet, Talk About Draft Law

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz meet about the new draft law. Meeting ends without progress.Elad Benari, 12/07/2012 05:13
Bibi and Mofaz Agree on Draft Law Panel – for Now

Bibi and Mofaz Agree on Draft Law Panel – for Now

The media-led campaign to bust the coalition collapses with the Likud’s adopting “in principle” a Kadima draft law proposal – with changes. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 08/07/2012 14:45
Demonstration for Equal Enlistment in Tel Aviv

Demonstration for Equal Enlistment in Tel Aviv

Kadima Chairman Shaul Mofaz, Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid mingle with demonstrators.Gil Ronen and Chana Ya'ar, 07/07/2012 22:39
Netanyahu Wants Another Committee; Mofaz: No Way

Netanyahu Wants Another Committee; Mofaz: No Way

Netanyahu says he intends to appoint a team to formulate a law based on Plesner conclusions. Mofaz rejects this.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/07/2012 21:20
Poll: 46% of Israelis Favor Kadima Leaving

Poll: 46% of Israelis Favor Kadima Leaving

Poll conducted for Channel 10 News finds that 46 percent of Israelis believe that Kadima should quit the coalition over Draft Law crisis.Elad Benari, 06/07/2012 06:52
Shas Journal: Ahmadinejad Happy with Mofaz

Shas Journal: Ahmadinejad Happy with Mofaz

Shas party’s journal editor fiercely criticizes Mofaz for pushing for sanctions on hareidim who refuse to enlist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2012 03:13
Mofaz to Netanyahu: Time for Actions, Not Words

Mofaz to Netanyahu: Time for Actions, Not Words

Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz strongly rejects Netanyahu’s welcoming of the Draft Law committee's recommendations.Elad Benari, 05/07/2012 00:15
Kadima Ultimatum: Pass Draft Law or Kadima to Quit

Kadima Ultimatum: Pass Draft Law or Kadima to Quit

Mofaz issues an ultimatum to Netanyahu: Adopt new draft law proposals or Kadima will quit coalition. Bibi must choose Shas or Kadima.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 04/07/2012 13:43
Barak Tries to Get Netanyahu and Mofaz Talking

Barak Tries to Get Netanyahu and Mofaz Talking

Defense Minister Barak tries to mediate between Netanyahu and Mofaz amid a coalition crisis over the Plesner Committee.Elad Benari, 04/07/2012 01:16
Ramon to Start New Party

Ramon to Start New Party

Kadima co-founder Haim Ramon may be joined by Tzipi Livni. Kadima may split in two.Gil Ronen, 03/07/2012 11:26
Unity Coalition Crumbles, Mofaz Shuns Netanyahu

Unity Coalition Crumbles, Mofaz Shuns Netanyahu

Kadima party chairman Mofaz refused to meet with Netanyahu after the Prime Minister dissolved a panel, led by Kadima, for a new draft law.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/07/2012 08:26
Mofaz Urged to Resign Over Plesner Committee

Mofaz Urged to Resign Over Plesner Committee

The heads of the “suckers’” movement call on Minister Shaul Mofaz to quit the coalition over the disbanding of the Plesner Committee.Elad Benari, 03/07/2012 03:15
Kadima Furious Over Scrapping of Draft Committee

Kadima Furious Over Scrapping of Draft Committee

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's decision to scrap the committee drafting a replacement for the Tal Law has incensed Kadima.Gabe Kahn, 02/07/2012 18:26