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Herzog and Lapid hold first working meeting

Herzog and Lapid hold first working meeting

Herzog tells Foreign Minister that he is available to the government to promote Israel's foreign relations.Hezki Baruch, 19/07/2021 05:04
Regavim to Bennett: Pull yourself together, evacuate Khan Al Ahmar today

Regavim to Bennett: Pull yourself together, evacuate Khan Al Ahmar today

Regavim movement responds to Lapid’s announcement postponement of evacuation of illegal Bedouin town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/07/2021 00:36
Lapid: Delay demolition of illegal Jerusalem-area Bedouin town

Lapid: Delay demolition of illegal Jerusalem-area Bedouin town

Israeli Foreign Minister calls on government to push off evacuation of illegal Bedouin town east of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 21:04
The Lapid-Bennett government’s foreign policy ‘doctrine’

The Lapid-Bennett government’s foreign policy ‘doctrine’

Under Lapid, Israel’s foreign policy is based on sucking up to the US progressives, Belgian jetsetters and the Palestinian Arabs.Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 18/07/2021 16:46
Likud activists stab effigies of PM Bennett, Yair Lapid

Likud activists stab effigies of PM Bennett, Yair Lapid

Right-wing demonstrators protesting against government stab caricatures of the prime minister and foreign minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2021 10:04
Netanyahu: Lapid destroys the very concept of anti-Semitism

Netanyahu: Lapid destroys the very concept of anti-Semitism

Opposition leader slams Foreign Minister for saying other forms of hate and violence are the same as anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 20:52
Lapid: All hate is anti-Semitism

Lapid: All hate is anti-Semitism

Foreign Minister says 'anti-Semites were slave traders, Hutu's who slaughtered Tutsi's, those who kill LGBT youth.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2021 18:40
PM Bennett and Chess Grandmaster Lapid

PM Bennett and Chess Grandmaster Lapid

Lapid has always been an anti-Torah, anti-Yeshiva, eftist. With rising popularity,It matters little to him if the government collapses OP-edAlan H. Perlman, 14/07/2021 14:33
Lapid in isolation after adviser tests positive for COVID

Lapid in isolation after adviser tests positive for COVID

Foreign Minister in quarantine despite testing negative for COVID after an adviser tests positive in delegation returning from Brussels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 22:32
Lapid meets Egyptian counterpart in Brussels

Lapid meets Egyptian counterpart in Brussels

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid meets Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry as part of his trip to the European Union.Elad Benari, 12/07/2021 02:02
Vice President of Equatorial Guinea visits Israel

Vice President of Equatorial Guinea visits Israel

During his visit, the Vice President will sign a memorandum of understanding on political consultations between the two countries.Ido Ben Porat, 12/07/2021 00:07
In new poll, Israeli voters view Foreign Minister Yair Lapid as best fit to lead

In new poll, Israeli voters view Foreign Minister Yair Lapid as best fit to lead

According to the latest public opinion poll, PM Bennett comes in 2nd, while chairman of United Arab List, Mansour Abbas, is third.Nitzan Kedar, 11/07/2021 16:55
Oman Foreign Minister: No deal with Israel in the near future

Oman Foreign Minister: No deal with Israel in the near future

“We will not be the third Gulf state to normalize relations with Israel,” says Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamood Al Busaidi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2021 11:10
Report: Coalition striving for understandings with Joint List

Report: Coalition striving for understandings with Joint List

Bennett-Lapid government striving to reach broader understandings with Arab party amid troubles in achieving a majority for proposed bills.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/07/2021 00:52
Lapid's gesture to Bennett

Lapid's gesture to Bennett

Foreign Minister will agree that Bennett will serve as caretaker prime minister if the budget is not approved and an election is called.Ben Ariel, 09/07/2021 05:00
Lapid: We'll double amount of water given to Jordan

Lapid: We'll double amount of water given to Jordan

Israel agrees to sell 50 million additional cubic meters of water this year, vastly increase Jordanian exports to Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 17:33
Moroccan Foreign Minister invited to visit Israel

Moroccan Foreign Minister invited to visit Israel

Foreign Ministry Director General hands letter from Foreign Minister Yair Lapid to his Moroccan counterpart.Nitsan Keidar, 08/07/2021 05:42
Will Bennett give up the Prime Minister's plane?

Will Bennett give up the Prime Minister's plane?

MK Yair Golan of Meretz urges PM to give up the state plane that Netanyahu ordered.Ido Ben Porat, 06/07/2021 06:04
Lapid botches 4th of July message, posts wrong flag

Lapid botches 4th of July message, posts wrong flag

Israel's foreign minister posts Fourth of July blessing - but uses the Liberian flag instead of the US flag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2021 09:47
Lapid to UAE media: My visit reflects true cooperation

Lapid to UAE media: My visit reflects true cooperation

FM Lapid says trade between the UAE and Israel has reached $675.22 million since the signing of the Abraham Accords.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 19:56
'Worse than Google Translate': LIkud members mock Lapid's tweet

'Worse than Google Translate': LIkud members mock Lapid's tweet

'8th grade level of English, it isn't our problem you didn't pass high school English,' says Yair Netanyahu, mocking Foreign Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2021 12:50
Lapid: I believe in Bennett, he's my friend

Lapid: I believe in Bennett, he's my friend

Foreign Minister in UAE: There is one prime minister and his name is Naftali Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 19:46
Lapid affixes mezuza at new embassy in Abu Dhabi, thanks Netanyahu for Abraham Accords

Lapid affixes mezuza at new embassy in Abu Dhabi, thanks Netanyahu for Abraham Accords

Foreign Minister Lapid offers his thanks to former PM Netanyahu for Abraham Accords, unveils new Israeli embassy in United Arab Emirates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 14:25
Lapid meets US Secretary of State: I know we can count on you

Lapid meets US Secretary of State: I know we can count on you

Lapid to Blinken: We believe the way to discuss disagreements is through direct conversations.Ido Ben Porat, 28/06/2021 03:06
Revised policy toward Iran nuclear deal didn't prevent new devastating strike

Revised policy toward Iran nuclear deal didn't prevent new devastating strike

The strike in Karaj may be Israel's way of showing that "no surprises" does not mean no action against Iran nuclear progress..Yochanan Visser, 27/06/2021 21:42
Polish PM adamant: 'Poland will not pay for Nazi crimes'

Polish PM adamant: 'Poland will not pay for Nazi crimes'

Unimpressed by Israeli warning following law blocking restitution claims, Poland calls for Israeli FM Lapid to be "condemned."Y Rabinovitz, 27/06/2021 10:27
Lapid: Golan is a strategic asset, integral part of Israel

Lapid: Golan is a strategic asset, integral part of Israel

Foreign Affairs Minister Yair Lapid responded to reports about possible changes in the status of the Golan HeightsArutz Sheva, 25/06/2021 16:19
Israeli consulate assisting after Miami building collapse

Israeli consulate assisting after Miami building collapse

Foreign Minister Lapid speaks with Israeli Consul General in Miami after building collapse leaves dozens of Jews missing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2021 21:04
Israel's new government: Return to the "Shtetl"?

Israel's new government: Return to the "Shtetl"?

The overthrow of Bibi is the first part of a multiphase project. The second phase begins now. Op-ed.Alexander Maistrovoy, 23/06/2021 15:41
Channel 20 poll: Netanyahu bloc weakens

Channel 20 poll: Netanyahu bloc weakens

Likud remains the largest party with 29 seats. Yesh Atid with 22 seats, Religious Zionist Party rises to seven and Yamina has six.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2021 00:07
Likud MK to Bennett: Are you the PM or the left's puppet?

Likud MK to Bennett: Are you the PM or the left's puppet?

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Likud MK Yoav Kisch doesn't mince words when wondering what happened to PM Bennett's right wing ideology.Yoni Kempinski, 22/06/2021 21:01
Lapid appoints Assaf Zamir as Consul General in New York

Lapid appoints Assaf Zamir as Consul General in New York

Former Tourism Minister and Tel Aviv Deputy Mayor Assaf Zamir to be new Israeli Consul General in New York.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 20:03
Lapid vows new Samaria town 'will be evacuated'

Lapid vows new Samaria town 'will be evacuated'

'It's not a question of Right or Left,' says Foreign Minister Lapid regarding planned evacuation of Evyatar. 'it is illegal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2021 13:38
Netanyahu: Lapid's 'no surprises' policy endangers Israel

Netanyahu: Lapid's 'no surprises' policy endangers Israel

Opposition leader says foreign minister pledged not to act against Iran without informing Biden Admin. first. Lapid denies accusation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 19:23
Lapid: We're starting from less than zero after Netanyahu neglect

Lapid: We're starting from less than zero after Netanyahu neglect

Foreign Minister says last government left in 'complete disarray,' praises PM Bennett as a hard worker.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 15:42
FM Yair Lapid to make first-ever official visit of Israeli government minister to the UAE

FM Yair Lapid to make first-ever official visit of Israeli government minister to the UAE

During two-day visit, Lapid will preside over opening of Israeli embassy in Abu Dhabi, consulate in Dubai.Ido Ben Porat, 21/06/2021 12:40
Likud MK David Amsalem: I never thought of Naftali Bennett as religious

Likud MK David Amsalem: I never thought of Naftali Bennett as religious

Former minister blasts new PM, accuses Yamina MK Orbach of "desecrating G-d's name."Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 12:03
Yair Lapid orders pride flag flown at Foreign Ministry

Yair Lapid orders pride flag flown at Foreign Ministry

For the first time ever, LGBT pride flag to be flown at Israeli Foreign Ministry's headquarters to mark Pride Month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2021 10:34
New government, new threats

New government, new threats

The U.S. administration’s now all-but-declared positions on Jerusalem and Hamas strengthen Iran’s position in Palestinian society. Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 21/06/2021 08:35
Report: Lapid to visit UAE in first foreign trip

Report: Lapid to visit UAE in first foreign trip

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid expected to become the first Israeli minister to visit the UAE since the signing of the Abraham Accords.Elad Benari, 21/06/2021 04:28
Strange bedfellows: Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid

Strange bedfellows: Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid

Israel's confusing government: It's neither left nor right, can it work?Jay Shapiro, 18/06/2021 19:44
Blinken and Lapid discuss Israel-PA relations

Blinken and Lapid discuss Israel-PA relations

US Secretary of State speaks to Israeli Foreign Minister for the second time since Sunday.Elad Benari, 18/06/2021 03:38
Bahrain, UAE welcome new Israeli government

Bahrain, UAE welcome new Israeli government

Bahrain Crown Prince congratulates Bennett and Lapid, while UAE Foreign Minister speaks to Lapid.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 01:09
Watch: Lapid asks for mother's forgiveness after Knesset ruckus

Watch: Lapid asks for mother's forgiveness after Knesset ruckus

Yair Lapid calls off planned plenum speech to apologize to 86-year-old mother after multiple MKs thrown out protesting the new government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 21:30
Mansour Abbas clarifies: These are my boundaries

Mansour Abbas clarifies: These are my boundaries

MK Mansour Abbas says that if decisions are made that run counter to Islam, his party will resign from the government.Dalit Halevi, 14/06/2021 05:00
Austrian Chancellor congratulates Israel's new government

Austrian Chancellor congratulates Israel's new government

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz: Austria is committed to Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.Elad Benari, 14/06/2021 04:38
UTJ officials: No contacts on joining new government

UTJ officials: No contacts on joining new government

Haredim in no hurry to join new government, but say "a bridge will be built" that can connect them to the new government in the future.Hezki Baruch, 14/06/2021 03:31
Jewish leaders welcome new Israeli government

Jewish leaders welcome new Israeli government

Leaders of Conference of Presidents welcome new Israeli government, salute Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 03:06
VP Harris congratulates new Israeli government

VP Harris congratulates new Israeli government

VP Kamala Harris: We look forward to working closely with Israel’s new government to build on the strong bonds between our two countries.Elad Benari, 14/06/2021 02:28
Canadian PM congratulates Israel's new government

Canadian PM congratulates Israel's new government

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau: Canada and Israel are close friends bound together by shared democratic values.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 01:15
Blinken invites Lapid to Washington

Blinken invites Lapid to Washington

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid speaks to US Secretary of State, thanks him for the United States' unwavering support for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 00:24
Lapid: Mother, forgive me

Lapid: Mother, forgive me

'You reminded us why it is time to replace you.' Opposition Leader and Foreign Minister-designate blasts right-wing lawmakers over jeering.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2021 17:16
These are the outlined key principles of the new government

These are the outlined key principles of the new government

As all coalition agreements were submitted to the Knesset Secretariat, Yamina and Yesh Atid present the government's key principlesYoni Kempinski, 11/06/2021 16:01
MK Orbach in recording: Mansour Abbas puts his national aspirations aside

MK Orbach in recording: Mansour Abbas puts his national aspirations aside

Ahead of vote on new government, MK Orbach of Yamina says:Agreement with Abbas is based mainly on budgetary and civic issues.Hezki Baruch, 08/06/2021 01:08
Bennett, Lapid preparing law to bar Netanyahu from running

Bennett, Lapid preparing law to bar Netanyahu from running

New law would bar someone who served as PM for 4 years from running for next Knesset, preventing Netanyahu from running again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 22:18
The Yamina-Yesh Atid coalition agreement

The Yamina-Yesh Atid coalition agreement

Yesh Atid Yamina reach seperate agreement from agreement between Yesh Atid and other parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 20:36
Lapid to Netanyahu supporters: We are not against you

Lapid to Netanyahu supporters: We are not against you

Yesh Atid leader says 'change' government will serve all citizens, is built to last.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 16:00