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Senior Likud MKs Threaten Netanyahu for Portfolios

Senior MKs, including Silvan Shalom and Ayoub Kara, threaten not to vote for key bill in early sign of coalition instability.

Senior Likud MKs Threaten Netanyahu for Portfolios

Shalom: Likud Will Form a Government on Time

With pressure mounting for a coalition, Likud minister Silvan Shalom says unity government is on table if Labor agrees to basic guidelines.

Shalom Stresses: Likud Will Form a Government on Time

Likud Angered by Other Parties' Demands

Minister Silvan Shalom argues Sunday senior portfolios should remain with Likud, says potential coalition partners need to be more modest.

Likud Angered by Other Parties' Demands

Likud MKs: Left, Media 'Using' Comptroller

A report on housing set to be released soon by Comptroller Yosef Shapira is 'unnecessary' and 'cynical,' according to Likud MKs.

Likud MKs: Left, Media 'Using' Comptroller to Make PM Look Bad

Poll: Likud Leads, But Netanyahu Losing Approval

Series of surveys find that while Likud keeps marginal lead in the polls, Netanyahu's approval rating has noticeably dropped.

Poll: Likud Leads, But Netanyahu Losing Approval

'Use Frozen Money to Pay Off Electric Debt'

Energy and Water Minister Silvan Shalom says Israel should use the frozen PA tax money froze to pay off the PA’s enormous electric bill.

Minister: Use Frozen PA Money to Pay Off Electric Debt

Developing the Gaza Belt Like Judea and Samaria

Ex-Yesha Council director Pinhas Wallerstein tells Arutz Sheva he 'owed it to himself' to be in Nahal Oz as mortars fell.

Developing the Gaza Belt Like Judea and Samaria

Proposal: Strengthen Communities near Gaza, Sderot

Top officials draft resolution to allocate 13.5 million shekel to restoring damage in communities near Gaza, as rockets rain on residents.

Proposal: Strengthen Communities near Gaza, Sderot

Report: Netanyahu Lashes Out at Critical Ministers

'Criticism from home during a war is intolerable,' the Prime Minister reportedly stated to several ministers.

Report: Netanyahu Lashes Out at Critical Ministers

Rivlin: War Time No Time for Inauguration Party

Incoming President Reuven Rivlin is the latest to cancel a high-profile event due to Operation Protective Edge.

Rivlin: War Time No Time for Inauguration Party

Meir Sheetrit Officially in Presidential Race

HaTnua candidate vows to focus on domestic issues, e.g. socioeconomic gaps, and urges fellow candidates to do the same.

Meir Sheetrit Officially Contending for Presidential Post

Silvan Shalom won't Run for President

Shalom reportedly learned that Netanyahu will not support his candidacy and decided not to run.

Silvan Shalom won't Run for President

Report: Netanyahu May Support Shalom for President

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is consideing providing 'quiet' support for Silvan Shalom in the race for president, a report Sunday said.

Report: Netanyahu May Support Shalom for President

Shalom Meets Netanyahu to Discuss Presidency

Minister Silvan Shalom reconsiders running for President, hold a “positive” meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.

Shalom Meets Netanyahu to Discuss Presidency

Shalom Likely Won't Run for President

Water and Energy Minister likely won't run for President despite the case against him being closed.

Minister Shalom Likely Won't Run for President

Case Closed against Minister Shalom

Some of the women mentioned in information against Silvan Shalom deny allegations, others won't file complaints.

Case Closed against Minister Shalom

Liberman Shifting Presidential Support From Shalom

If sex-scandal embroiled minister pulls from presidential race, Liberman reportedly will back Dalia Itzik to block Rivlin.

Liberman Shifting Presidential Support From Shalom

Minister Shalom's Harassment File Likely Closed

Police investigation finishes, file on 15-year-old charges raised week after president candidacy expected to be closed.

Minister Shalom's Sexual Harassment File Likely to be Closed

Women's Leader: Shalom Complaint Smells Fishy

Emunah head questions why complainant waited 15 years to lodge complaint - at the same time as presidential candidacy announced.

Women's Leader: Complaint against Minister Shalom Smells Fishy

MK Resigning Presidential Race After Complaints?

Likud sources tell Israeli media that Minister Silvan Shalom's presidential bid will be withdrawn; Shalom's office denies allegations.

Shalom to Quit Presidential Race After Harassment Complaints?

Harassment Complaint against Minister Shalom

A woman's complaint against Shalom, regarding events from 15 years ago, surfaces as he prepares to run for presidency.

Harassment Complaint against Minister Shalom

Native Israelis Given Incentives to Return Home

Ministry of Immigrant Absorption launches new programs to encourage native Israelis to return - and settle the Negev, Galilee.

Native Israelis in the US Given Incentives to Return Home

Shalom Recruiting Shas, Jewish Home

Water and Energy Minister trying to recruit MKs from Shas and the Jewish Home to support his possible presidential candidacy.

Shalom Recruiting Shas, Jewish Home for Presidential Bid

MKs Push to Have Sundays Off - Once a Month

Deal reached in ongoing initiative to give Israelis more time off; major coalition parties allegedly respond well to the move.

MKs Push to Have Sundays Off - Once a Month

Public Most Satisfied with Education Minister

Education Minister Shai Piron is the minister with whose performance the Israeli public is most satisfied, finds new poll.

Public Most Satisfied with Education Minister, Poll Finds

Poll: Israelis Want Rivlin as President

Most Israelis would like to see MK Reuven Rivlin as Israel’s next president, finds new poll.

Poll: Israelis Want Rivlin as President

Kuwait Boycotts Conference Because of Israel

Kuwait boycotts regional conference on renewable energy because of the presence of a "Zionist" delegation.

Kuwait Boycotts Abu Dhabi Conference Because of Israel

Energy Minister Visits UAE for Int'l Conference

Energy Minister Silvan Shalom heads Israeli delegation to international energy conference in UAE, amid regional tensions over Iran.

Israeli Delegation Visits UAE for International Conference

Shalom to Head Israeli Delegation to UAE

Minister of Energy and Water's visit to Abu Dhabi conference marks the first visit of an Israeli delegation to the UAE since 2010.

Minister Shalom to Head Israeli Delegation to UAE

Shalom: Let Nations Know Who Was in Hevron First

On a visit to Hevron, Minister Silvan Shalom said that residents of the area were doing "holy work"

Shalom: Let the Nations Know Who Was in Hevron First

New Hevron Pathway to Open Next Week

The opening of a new pathway along “Worshipper's Way" between Kiryat Arba and the Machpelah Cave area, will take place next Wednesday.

New Hevron Pathway to Open Next Week

Poll: Most Israelis Favor Second Term for Peres

63% of Israelis would prefer that Peres's term be extended, according to Channel 2 poll. If not, MK Reuven Rivlin is the leading candidate.

Poll: Most Israelis Favor Second Term for Peres

Water-Sharing Initiative Officially Signed

"This is a historic agreement," says Minister Silvan Shalom as he signs a deal with Jordan and PA to save the Dead Sea.

Water-Sharing Initiative Officially Signed in Washington

'Historic' Agreement to Link Red & Dead Seas

Energy Minister Silvan Shalom announces deal with Jordan and PA to save Dead Sea, provide desalinized water to all 3 parties.

'Historic' Agreement to Link Red & Dead Seas

Minister: P5+1 Wanted to Lower Oil Prices

Energy Minister Silvan Shalom says world powers sacrificed security for financial expediency.

Minister: P5+1 Wanted to Lower Oil Prices

Likud Members Doubt that Peace is Possible

"The Arabs' goal has always been to destroy us," says Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin.

Likud Members Doubt that Peace is Possible

Shalom: Netanyahu Offered, PA Rejected Freeze

The PA's price for renewing peace talks with Israel was the release of terrorists from Israeli prisons, Minister Silvan Shalom said

Shalom: Netanyahu Offered, PA Rejected Yesha Building Freeze

Minister: Talks to Start Next Week

Silvan Shalom says Israel will begin talks with Abbas next week, and will free terrorists within two weeks.

Minister: Talks to Start Next Week

Electric Company: PA Residents Not Forced to Pay

Palestinian Authority Arabs who do not pay for electricity are not cut off.

Electric Company: PA Residents Not Forced to Pay

Israel 'Determined' to Halt Syria Missile Deal

PM is "fully determined" to halt sales by Russia of advanced missiles to Syria, Energy and Water Minister Silvan Shalom said on Sunday.

Shalom: Israel 'Fully Determined' to Halt Syria Missile Deal