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Likud and Yesh Atid clash over presidential election

Likud and Yesh Atid clash over presidential election

Vote for the presidency next week in doubt due to disagreement between Likud and Yesh Atid.Hezki Baruch, 25/05/2021 06:34
Knesset to ease coronavirus restrictions

Knesset to ease coronavirus restrictions

Knesset members to resume meetings in the building in full next week, as was the case before the pandemic.Hezki Baruch, 07/05/2021 04:41
Likud to haredi lawmakers: We're recommending Bennett as PM

Likud to haredi lawmakers: We're recommending Bennett as PM

In closed talks with haredi parties, Knesset Speaker says Likud is planning on urging President Rivlin to give mandate to Yamina chairman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 13:02
Knesset Speaker to MK Abbas: We will do a lot together

Knesset Speaker to MK Abbas: We will do a lot together

MK Mansour Abbas elected chairman of the Special Committee on Arab Society and receives warm words from Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin.Hezki Baruch, 27/04/2021 05:10
Likud members blame one another

Likud members blame one another

Likud's failure in vote on Arrangements Committee leads to exchange of accusations.Ben Ariel, 21/04/2021 01:12
Knesset Speaker: Our resurrection is the embodiment of historic justice

Knesset Speaker: Our resurrection is the embodiment of historic justice

Knesset Speaker MK Yariv Levin opens Independence Day Torch Lighting ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 21:04
Smotrich's proposal: Yariv Levin replaces Netanyahu as prime minister

Smotrich's proposal: Yariv Levin replaces Netanyahu as prime minister

Religious Zionism chairman says Netanyahu stepping down as PM to be president preferable to forming government with 'terror supporters.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 18:28
Knesset Speaker: Any Supreme Court ruling on the Nationality Law will be invalid

Knesset Speaker: Any Supreme Court ruling on the Nationality Law will be invalid

"The Supreme Court derives its authority from the Knesset, not the reverse."Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2020 10:54
Uproar in Knesset after vote on Submarine Affair canceled

Uproar in Knesset after vote on Submarine Affair canceled

Opposition MKs storm out after Knesset Speaker cancels vote to establish a commission of inquiry into the Submarine Affair.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2020 16:31
MK Michal Cotler-Wunsh appointed Official Knesset Rep. to International Criminal Court

MK Michal Cotler-Wunsh appointed Official Knesset Rep. to International Criminal Court

MK Cotler-Wunsh vows to address Court's double standards against Israel, raise Jewish state 'from the docket of the accused.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2020 15:40
Avigdor Liberman calls government COVID-19 decisions 'illegal'

Avigdor Liberman calls government COVID-19 decisions 'illegal'

Yisrael Beyteinu Chairman calls for civil uprising against COVID-19 guidelines: 'Conduct oneself in accordance with common sense.'Mordechai Sones, 07/09/2020 16:13
Knesset Speaker: Justice system's hatred for Netanyahu is strong

Knesset Speaker: Justice system's hatred for Netanyahu is strong

MK Yariv Levin scolds State Attorney's Office for making it more difficult to prosecute protesters in contrast to past judicial rulings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2020 20:14
Yariv Levin explains freezing of sovereignty move

Yariv Levin explains freezing of sovereignty move

Important steps that Trump has taken for Israel obligated us to accept his position and suspend the application of sovereignty.Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin, 14/08/2020 04:57
Sovereignty plan talks frozen, PM won't take steps without US

Sovereignty plan talks frozen, PM won't take steps without US

US isn't open to talks on sovereignty plan at this time, says top Israeli official, and Netanyahu won't apply sovereignty without US backingDavid Rosenberg, 14/07/2020 09:07
Official: Yariv Levin will be appointed Knesset Speaker

Official: Yariv Levin will be appointed Knesset Speaker

Likud approves nomination of Tourism Minister as Knesset Speaker. Prime Minister Netanyahu wishes him success.Elad Benari, 12/05/2020 23:30
Yariv Levin: Tourism sector requires urgent funding to avoid imminent collapse

Yariv Levin: Tourism sector requires urgent funding to avoid imminent collapse

Tourism Min. Levin urges funding to help hotel industry, tourism, survive, says sector needs to reopen gradually, but soon.Kobi Finkler, 20/04/2020 14:38
Likud: We agreed to give Blue and White the Justice Ministry

Likud: We agreed to give Blue and White the Justice Ministry

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin says Blue and White withdrew from agreement despite Likud agreeing to give them Justice portfolio.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2020 18:02
Likud demands president give mandate to form government to Netanyahu

Likud demands president give mandate to form government to Netanyahu

Ministers Katz and Levin write letter to President Rivlin protesting his decision to return mandate to Knesset and not give it to Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2020 15:32
Hundreds of youths to Minister Levin: Do not forgo sovereignty in the government platform

Hundreds of youths to Minister Levin: Do not forgo sovereignty in the government platform

Members of Sovereignty Youth Movement appeal to head of Likud negotiating team: Include sovereignty in guidelines for next government.Shimon Cohen, 01/04/2020 05:55
Minister Levin: 'Supreme Court is leading us to anarchy'

Minister Levin: 'Supreme Court is leading us to anarchy'

Tourism Min. Levin slams Supreme Court's Esther Hayut: 'She should involve herself in things she has authority over, not take over Knesset.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2020 11:07
Tourism Minister Yariv Levin: Crisis shows importance of tourism to economy

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin: Crisis shows importance of tourism to economy

'Unfortunately, it has taken a crisis like this to convince people of the importance of tourism for the entire economy,' says Levin.Shimon Cohen, 24/03/2020 08:40
'Gantz chooses Lapid over State of Israel'

'Gantz chooses Lapid over State of Israel'

Minister Levin strongly criticizes Blue and White conduct: 'Lapid's proposal to Netanyahu is poor excuse for refusing emergency government.'Shimon Cohen, 23/03/2020 19:56
Likud to Yisrael Beyteinu: Got the wrong address?

Likud to Yisrael Beyteinu: Got the wrong address?

Minister Levin responds to B&W demands, saying if it's serious, Yisrael Beyteinu should undertake to recommend Netanyahu to President.Mordechai Sones, 10/03/2020 22:53
5,200 housing units for Jerusalem suburbs

5,200 housing units for Jerusalem suburbs

PM together with Jerusalem Mayor and Minister Yariv Levin announce construction of 3,000 housing Units in Givat Hamatos, 2,200 in Har Homa.Mordechai Sones, 20/02/2020 14:36
'The Supreme Court spits in the faces of the bereaved families'

'The Supreme Court spits in the faces of the bereaved families'

Tourism Minister criticizes Supreme Court's decision to allow MK Heba Yazbak to run for the Knesset despite her glorification of terrorists.Yariv Levin, 10/02/2020 05:02
Yariv Levin: We're preparing to apply sovereignty - but it won't be next week

Yariv Levin: We're preparing to apply sovereignty - but it won't be next week

Minister Yariv Levin says Israeli government won't be able to apply sovereignty next Sunday. 'But we want to do it as quickly as possible.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2020 10:10
Minister Yariv Levin; 'Big win for Netanyahu and his policies'

Minister Yariv Levin; 'Big win for Netanyahu and his policies'

Tourism Minister: 'No question about it that what we'll hear tomorrow will be different than the very, very bad programs we had in past.'Yoni Kempinski, Washington, 27/01/2020 21:11
European Union takes on planned Jerusalem cable car

European Union takes on planned Jerusalem cable car

Tourism Min. Levin sends angry letter to EU rep., criticizing 'gross and unacceptable' interference in Israel's internal affairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2019 10:22
Tourism up 16% in November

Tourism up 16% in November

Revenue from incoming tourism since the beginning of the year is over $6 billion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2019 14:47
Likud negotiator: Gantz is afraid of Yair Lapid

Likud negotiator: Gantz is afraid of Yair Lapid

Minister Yariv Levin says he hopes Blue and White party will show openness to real negotiations today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2019 12:09
'We will win'

'We will win'

The State of Israel owes Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu a huge debt of gratitude. The injustice done to him is crying out to the heavens.Tourism Minister Yariv Levin, 22/11/2019 03:14
'Blue and White not ruling out Arab-backed minority government'

'Blue and White not ruling out Arab-backed minority government'

'I asked Blue and White if they're in talks for minority government - they said everything is on the table,' says Likud's top negotiator.Shimon Cohen, 28/10/2019 08:46
Likud: We want answers from Blue & White

Likud: We want answers from Blue & White

'Are the talks real - or are they a cover while the negotiations are actually held elsewhere with the Joint List?' asks top Likud negotiatorHezki Baruch, 27/10/2019 17:14
Blue and White invites Likud to negotiation meeting

Blue and White invites Likud to negotiation meeting

Netanyahu agrees to meeting tomorrow. Heads of right-wing bloc decide not to hold separate negotiations with Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2019 18:31
'Another record-breaking month' in tourism

'Another record-breaking month' in tourism

About 405,000 tourist entries into Israel recorded in September 2019, 44% more than September 2018 and 46% more than September 2017.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2019 13:31
Levin: We are prepared to accept President's arrangement

Levin: We are prepared to accept President's arrangement

Likud negotiating team head: 'We understand if we go to unity government with Blue and White, Netanyahu won't be PM entire term.'Mordechai Sones, 26/09/2019 11:30
Gantz: 'We won't give up on principles or partnership'

Gantz: 'We won't give up on principles or partnership'

Blue and White Chair Gantz on contacts for unity government: 'Way to such unity goes through substance, through things we promised public.'Mordechai Sones, 24/09/2019 21:50
Minister: Likud 'doesn't rule out any possibility'

Minister: Likud 'doesn't rule out any possibility'

Minister Yariv Levin, close associate of PM, makes clear Likud will also discuss order of rotation between Netanyahu and Gantz.Mordechai Sones, 23/09/2019 18:33
Yariv Levin to Gantz: Reveal the agreement with the Joint List

Yariv Levin to Gantz: Reveal the agreement with the Joint List

Tourism Minister: Israel's security policy cannot be determined by Ayman Odeh and Ahmed Tibi.Hezki Baruch, 23/09/2019 04:44
'We cannot behave irresponsibly again'

'We cannot behave irresponsibly again'

Minister Yariv Levin blasts United Right after submitting the Likud list to the Knesset.Hezki Baruch, 02/08/2019 05:36
Minister Levin: High Court always interferes in govt. decisions

Minister Levin: High Court always interferes in govt. decisions

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin slams High Court for intervening in hearing for Tiberias mayor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 18:49
Incoming tourism continues to break records

Incoming tourism continues to break records

Israel's tourism industry continues growing, with revenue reaching 1.9 million in a single month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2019 14:50
Likud MK refuses PM's offer to appoint him Justice Minister

Likud MK refuses PM's offer to appoint him Justice Minister

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin turns down offer from Netanyahu, following firing of New Right ministers Ayelet Shaked and Naftali Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2019 19:54
'Liberman demanded 3 ministers, 5 ministries'

'Liberman demanded 3 ministers, 5 ministries'

Head of Likud negotiating team slams Liberman for failure to form government. 'It was clear he was not interested in entering government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/05/2019 09:03
'Agreement reached on maintaining status quo'

'Agreement reached on maintaining status quo'

Likud ministers convened by PM for update on coalition negotiations. Minister Levin gives update on agreements reached so far.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2019 14:36
Levin: Immunity issue is not part of coalition agreements

Levin: Immunity issue is not part of coalition agreements

Chairman of Likud's coalition negotiating team seeks to dispel rumors that law granting immunity to Netanyahu is part of coalition talks.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/05/2019 21:21
'High Court judges think they run the state'

'High Court judges think they run the state'

Politicians slam High Court decision to overrule government, allow 100 PA Arabs into Israel for joint memorial day ceremony.Hezki Baruch, 06/05/2019 18:06
'Declaration of war on the Supreme Court'

'Declaration of war on the Supreme Court'

Officials in the justice system afraid of the next Justice Minister: We are going to have a particularly difficult time.Ben Ariel, 19/04/2019 03:43
Who will be Justice Minister: Bezalel Smotrich or Yariv Levin?

Who will be Justice Minister: Bezalel Smotrich or Yariv Levin?

National Union leader demands justice portfolio as PM Netanyahu seeks to give position to Likud MK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2019 22:09
'Nothing will deter me from changing legal system'

'Nothing will deter me from changing legal system'

Next coalition partners need to show flexibility and responsibility in negotiations; option of unity government nonexistent.Shimon Cohen, 16/04/2019 19:18
Will Likud's Yariv Levin take up Shaked's Judicial Revolution?

Will Likud's Yariv Levin take up Shaked's Judicial Revolution?

Tourism Minister has eyes set on Justice Ministry, should Shaked and the New Right fail to enter 21st Knesset.David Rosenberg, 16/04/2019 12:03
Minister Levin: Unity saved the right

Minister Levin: Unity saved the right

Tourism Minister welcomes election results, says victory was achieved only thanks to creation of right-wing coalition by Netanyahu.Yoni Kempinski, 09/04/2019 23:56
'The split on the right endangers us all'

'The split on the right endangers us all'

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin concerned about the many parties on the right, and especially about the Zehut party.Benny Tocker, 05/04/2019 04:01
'If there's no choice, we'll embark on military operation'

'If there's no choice, we'll embark on military operation'

Minister Yariv Levin says Israel cannot remain complacent about Hamas provocations, believes extensive Gaza operation only matter of time.Eliran Aharon, 25/03/2019 21:24
Yariv Levin: Apply sovereignty - an excellent answer to terror

Yariv Levin: Apply sovereignty - an excellent answer to terror

'Deepening settlement will increase security in Judea and Samaria; We've reservations about Trump plan, Palestinians see it as disaster.'Shimon Cohen, 19/03/2019 20:33
'Supreme Court is not above the Knesset or the people'

'Supreme Court is not above the Knesset or the people'

Tourism Minister criticizes Attorney General's conduct regarding the PM, calls on Netanyahu to leave the main portfolios in the Likud.Eliran Aharon, 14/03/2019 04:40
'The split on the right is very dangerous'

'The split on the right is very dangerous'

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin believes Likud will not be able to allow itself to win fewer than 35 seats in light of PM's investigations.Benny Tocker, 08/02/2019 04:39