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PM Netanyahu eulogizes minister's mother

PM Netanyahu pays condolences to Transportation Minister Katz, praises his deceased mother.

PM Netanyahu eulogizes minister's mother

Israel welcomes British move to ban Hezbollah 'political wing'

Foreign Minister Katz praises Britain's decision to outlaw Hezbollah terror organization in its entirety, calling on UN to follow suit.

Israel welcomes British move to ban Hezbollah 'political wing'

'No difference between Nasrallah and Iranian threat'

Acting Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz praises British government decision to recognize all of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.

'No difference between Nasrallah and Iranian threat'

Israeli FM tries to defuse crisis with Poland - without apology

Yisrael Katz emphasizes cooperation with Polish government, but refuses Polish demands for apology in Holocaust censorship law row.

Israeli FM tries to defuse crisis with Poland - without apology

US ambassador to Poland calls on FM to apologize to Poland

Ambassador calls on Minister Yisrael Katz to apologize to Poland for remarks on Polish anti-Semitism. 'We're too important to each other.'

US ambassador to Poland calls on FM to apologize to Poland

Poland demands Israeli apology

Aide to Polish PM warns of 'chill in relations' if Israel refuses to offer apology for Foreign Minister's comments on Polish anti-Semitism.

Poland demands Israeli apology

Polish ambassador accuses Israeli lawmaker of racism

Polish Ambassador to Israel accuses acting Israeli Foreign Minister of racism over his comments on anti-Semitism in Poland.

Polish ambassador accuses Israeli lawmaker of racism

Katz: Gantz now opposes things he once supported

Newly appointed Acting Foreign Minister criticizes former Chief of Staff, who once supported Iran deal and now opposes it.

Katz: Gantz now opposes things he once supportedplayer

Yisrael Katz to be appointed acting foreign minister

Appointment will be brought for cabinet approval this morning, in accordance with PM's notification to Supreme Court.

Yisrael Katz to be appointed acting foreign minister

Minister Yisrael Katz: 'The task: To double settlement'

Minister Katz tours Binyamin, inaugurates Adam interchange and traffic lights at Givat Asaf junction near Beit El to ease Route 60 traffic.

Minister Yisrael Katz: 'The task: To double settlement'

'Israel must strike Hamas hard to restore deterrence'

Transportation Min. says Israel could be forced into war with Hamas, but says Iran's nuclear program remains 'greatest threat' to Israel.

'Israel must strike Hamas hard to restore deterrence'

Minister Katz in Oman: Rail from Israel to Gulf 'makes sense'

Transport minister pitches plans for railway linking the Mediterranean to the Gulf via Israel.

Minister Katz in Oman: Rail from Israel to Gulf 'makes sense'

US backs Israel's Middle East railway initiative

US envoy Jason Greenblatt expresses support for plan to build railway between Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf.

US backs Israel's Middle East railway initiative

Court demands gov't explain refusal to build on Shabbat

High Court wants State to justify decision not to work on Tel Aviv pedestrian bridge on the Sabbath.

Court demands gov't explain refusal to build on Shabbat

Report shows cabinet face-off between Liberman, Katz

Liberman attacked by ministers during Wednesday's security cabinet meeting for not having operational plan, pandering to right-wing base.

Report shows cabinet face-off between Liberman, Katz

Tel Aviv petitions Supreme Court over bridge

Municipality demands court rescind Transportation Minister's order to halt construction of pedestrian bridge over Shabbat work.

Tel Aviv petitions Supreme Court over bridge

PM test runs Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train

'Historic moment in link between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.'

PM test runs Jerusalem-Tel Aviv trainplayer

Test runs for Jerusalem-Tel Aiv train line to begin

PM Netanyahu, Transportation Minister Katz, inaugurate test runs for new Jerusalem-Tel Aviv train line.

Test runs for Jerusalem-Tel Aiv train line to begin

Likud minister: Trump peels Palestinian lie like an onion

Intelligence Minister Katz says US Pres. Trump's decisions reach the 'root' of Arab-Israeli conflict.

Likud minister: Trump peels Palestinian lie like an onion

Ashdod Port to remain 'Sabbath observant' after haredi appeal

Transportation minister nixes maintenance work planned for Israel's only 'Sabbath observant' port after haredi deputy mayor intervenes.

Ashdod Port to remain 'Sabbath observant' after haredi appeal

'Iran is the world's leading sponsor of terrorism'

Minister Yisrael Katz: We must focus on halting and reversing the Iranian threat.

'Iran is the world's leading sponsor of terrorism'

'We will not allow Iran to remain in Syria'

After Iran, Syria sign agreement, senior Israeli minister warns that Israel will not permit Iran to use Syria as base for attacks.

'We will not allow Iran to remain in Syria'

Netanyahu now says he trusts Katz to handle bridge crisis

PM says he trusts Transportation Minister resolve Tel Aviv bridge crisis after criticizing him earlier over the handling of the issue.

Netanyahu now says he trusts Katz to handle bridge crisis

'Anyone who criticized me has achieved nothing'

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz is unafraid of criticism of his decision to cancel Shabbat work on Ayalon Highway.

'Anyone who criticized me has achieved nothing'

'It's unreasonable to block the Ayalon Highway during the week'

Prime Minister Netanyhau does not back Transportation Minister's decision to cancel construction work planned on Shabbat.

'It's unreasonable to block the Ayalon Highway during the week'

Israel cancels Shabbat work on Ayalon Highway

Transportation Minister orders construction halt for Yehudit Bridge as work expected to take place on Saturdays.

Israel cancels Shabbat work on Ayalon Highway

Clash in Cabinet: Why didn't you assassinate Haniyeh?

Transportation Minister demands Defense Minister Liberman explain why promise to kill Hamas leader unfulfilled after rocket barrage.

Clash in Cabinet: Why didn't you assassinate Haniyeh?

EU skips over Israel

EU plans connecting Judea and Samaria to Gaza airports, sea, and railways without informing Israel; Minister Katz rejects plan out of hand.

EU skips over Israel

Likud minister: Gaza needs to be world's responsibility

Transportation Minister Katz says world, not Israel, needs to be responsible for Gaza.

Likud minister: Gaza needs to be world's responsibility

'Condition all aid on the return of casualties'

Minister to present to cabinet his plan to sever all ties with Gaza, condition short-term aid on return of Israeli casualties and civilians.

'Condition all aid on the return of casualties'

'Close to war, no policy for Gaza'

Minister Yisrael Katz harshly criticizes the defense minister's conduct against terrorism: tLiberman's policy is impossible and incorrect,'

'Close to war, no policy for Gaza'

Intelligence minister: Hamas will be defeated in the next war

Intelligence Minister Katz: 'No reason a child living near Gaza border should grow up in the shadow of sirens and rockets.'

Intelligence minister: Hamas will be defeated in the next war

History at Israel's new Ramon Airport

First certification flight lands at Ramon Airport.

History at Israel's new Ramon Airport

How many haredim serve in the army? More than you thought

Minister Yisrael Katz reveals that the number of haredim who serve in the IDF is close to that of the general public.

How many haredim serve in the army? More than you thought

'Israel is going to be digging many more tunnels'

PM Netanyahu and Transportation Minister Katz attend dedication ceremony for two new railway stations.

'Israel is going to be digging many more tunnels'player

Bennett, Liberman, or Kahlon to join the Likud?

Transportation Minister: Only those who have not left the party can lead the Likud.

Bennett, Liberman, or Kahlon to join the Likud?

Israel calls for 'military coalition' if Iran boosts enrichment

Katz: Western powers, Arab allies must form 'military coalition' with Israel to confront Iran if Tehran increases uranium enrichment.

Israel calls for 'military coalition' if Iran boosts enrichment

Next stop: Tapuah Junction

Transportation Minister Katz approves extension of train line connecting central Israel to Samaria.

Next stop: Tapuah Junction

Intelligence minister: Our enemy will be surprised

Intelligence Minister Katz says Israel knows 'a lot more' than in 2014, says Israel won't attempt to bring down Hamas.

Intelligence minister: Our enemy will be surprised

'Israel doesn't want war'

Naftali Bennett, member of Israel's security cabinet, denies reports of ceasefire.

'Israel doesn't want war'