First Defense Minister to visit Rwanda

Liberman to Rwandan President: 'Proud to be first Israeli DM to visit your capital, relations between countries stronger, deeper than ever.'Mordechai Sones, Monday, 8:32 PM

Liberman: There is no such thing as 'lone wolf terrorism'

Defense Minister vows to punish anyone who cooperated with terrorist who carried out ramming attack in Samaria,Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 8:16 PM

Haredi 'Draft Law' passes first reading in Knesset

Bill which sparked coalition crisis, divided government passes first reading in the Knesset, despite opposition from Yisrael Beytenu.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2018, 9:36 PM

Government averts coalition crisis, avoids snap elections

Following meeting between Netanyahu, Liberman, government committee approves compromise deal averting government collapse.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2018, 7:49 PM

Netanyahu forced to walk back threat to fire minister

Under coalition agreement, PM cannot dismiss Aliya Minister Sofa Landver without the approval of her party chairman, Avigdor Lieberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2018, 6:52 PM

Will last-minute deal prevent snap elections?

Netanyahu in talks with Defense Minister to end coalition crisis, prevent government collapse.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2018, 6:17 PM

Netanyahu government faces critical Knesset votes

Votes in the Knesset over the next 24 hours could determine whether coalition survives - or if early elections are inevitable.David Rosenberg, 3/13/2018, 5:31 PM

Will Netanyahu and Liberman prevent elections?

Prime Minister and Defense Minister to meet overnight, attempt to end coalition crisis.Nitsan Keidar, 3/13/2018, 12:11 AM

'Liberman joined coup with extreme Left'

'Without Torah study there is no existence for the Jewish people, and there is no right to this land.'Mordechai Sones, 3/12/2018, 9:05 PM

Defense Minister: We won't sacrifice values for Knesset seats

Yisrael Beytenu MKs will vote against draft law, but won't quit coalition unless forced to do so, Defense Minister Liberman says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2018, 4:04 PM

Yisrael Beytenu threatens to bolt coalition over Draft Law

'If haredi-backed draft law passes, we'll leave the government,' warns Defense Minister's Yisrael Beytenu faction.David Rosenberg, 3/12/2018, 9:50 AM

Haredi leaders reject compromise on Draft Law

Coalition crisis deepens as UTJ leaders reject compromise offered to end crisis over draft law.David Rosenberg, 3/11/2018, 5:51 PM

Ya'alon: Netanyahu and Liberman are coordinated

Former Defense Minister says he's preparing to run for prime minister, claims coalition crisis "is about the prime minister's survival".Elad Benari, 3/11/2018, 5:29 AM

'We will never surrender to haredi extortion'

Liberman rejects proposed Draft Law compromise aimed at ending coalition crisis, averting snap elections.David Rosenberg, 3/9/2018, 10:52 AM

'Israel has been taken captive by haredi extremists'

Defense Minister launches a broadside on haredi parties over Draft Law impasse, accuses haredim of 'extorting' government.Tzvi Lev, 3/8/2018, 10:35 PM

'Hefetz signed, Bibi's fate sealed'

Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak claims Hefetz cooperation will end Netanyahu career. DM Liberman: 'Don't try to pressure the system.'Mordechai Sones - Hezki Baruch, 3/5/2018, 7:18 PM

Haredi party threatens to quit coalition

Deputy Health Minister Litzman threatens to bring down coalition if haredi draft law is not passed before the budget.Hezki Baruch, 2/28/2018, 3:56 PM

Defense Minister's party won't vote for haredi draft law

Yisrael Beytenu party promises to vote against the law unless it is properly discussed and relevant changes are inserted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2018, 6:48 PM

Liberman: IDF destroyed Hamas terror tunnel last night

Defense Minister tells Yisrael Beytenu faction members that IDF demolished terror tunnel found near Kerem Shalom crossing to Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 2:51 PM

PA blasts Israel for law withholding terrorist salaries

Palestinian Authority says bill to withhold terrorists’ salaries is "piracy and theft of money".Elad Benari, 2/19/2018, 6:29 AM

'The incident in the South is not over yet'

Defense Minister says Israel doesn't want escalation in Gaza, but vows to kill terrorists responsible for explosion that wounded 4 soldiers.Tzvi Lev, 2/18/2018, 9:12 AM

Haredi MKs: Liberman's haredi draft proposal will end coalition

Haredi parties warn that Liberman's attempt to pass law regarding haredi draft could topple coalition.Tzvi Lev, 2/15/2018, 10:45 PM

Shaked: 'Media does superficial work'

'We must stop holding trials on social networks and media. A person, even if a suspect and even if accused, is presumed innocent.'Mordechai Sones, 2/14/2018, 1:25 PM

Liberman joins in criticism of police chief

Defense Minister: Alsheikh should focus on eradicating crime and not on interviews to the media.Uzi Baruch, 2/9/2018, 1:07 AM

Poll: Right-wing, religious bloc opens up 18-seat lead over Left

Labor, Arab Joint List plummet as coalition factions expand majority to 69 seats. Netanyahu set to become longest-serving PM in history.David Rosenberg, 2/2/2018, 11:16 AM

Cabinet to approve Havat Gilad recognition on Sunday

Defense minister promises that resolution on normalizing Havat Gilad will be approved at next cabinet meeting.Hezki Baruch, 1/31/2018, 11:34 PM

'Terror victim's town will get full state recognition'

Defense Minister promises government will recognize Samaria outpost in which terror victim Rabbi Shevach lived.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 1/29/2018, 3:48 PM

Israeli poet who compared Ahed Tamimi to Anne Frank apologizes

Yehonatan Geffen expresses remorse for comparing PA teen who slapped soldiers to Anne Frank, Chana Senesh. 'I apologize with all my heart.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2018, 9:58 AM

Liberman: They came from around the world to serve the IDF

Annual event serves as a one-stop shop for lone soldiers to complete their errands. 'These lone soldiers are all valuable in their own way.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2018, 4:16 PM

Geffen's son rips Liberman

Aviv Geffen blasts Defense Minister who ordered Army Radio not to play songs written by his father.Reut Hadar, 1/25/2018, 4:43 AM

Israeli poet compares Ahed Tamimi to Anne Frank

Defense Minister orders Army Radio to stop playing or interviewing Yehonatan Geffen, who wrote poem glorifying PA teen who slapped soldiers.Tal Polon, 1/23/2018, 9:18 AM

Shaked: 'Pence address was a consummately Zionist speech'

Akunis: 'Greatest and most important Zionist speech ever delivered by a foreign leader at Knesset plenum.'Mordechai Sones, 1/22/2018, 7:15 PM

Education Minister: Defense Minister's behavior is 'provocative'

Education Minister Bennett says Defense Minister Liberman's visit to Ashdod mall on Shabbat was inappropriate and needlessly provocative.Haim Lev, 1/22/2018, 10:40 AM

IDF Chief of Staff refuses to meet with Chief Rabbi of Israel

Sources tell Arutz Sheva IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot is boycotting Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, cancelling planned meeting with him.Ido Ben Porat, 1/21/2018, 9:59 PM

Defense Minister remains defiant after anti-Shabbat provocation

Liberman defends himself after coming under attack for attending anti-Shabbat rally in Ashdod. 'I don't want a haredi state.'Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 10:57 AM

Mossad behind explosion targeting Hamas official in Lebanon?

Arab media report claims Mossad is behind last week's explosion that wounded senior Hamas terrorist in Lebanon.Tzvi Lev, 1/21/2018, 9:44 AM

Deri: I'm done with Liberman

Shas chairman livid after Defense Minister visits Ashdod during the Sabbath.Hezki Baruch, 1/21/2018, 4:15 AM

Defense Minister: Terrorist is living on borrowed time

Defense Minister Liberman visits police officers injured during operation to arrest terrorists who killed Rabbi Raziel Shevach.Ido Ben Porat, 1/19/2018, 12:59 PM

Liberman: Better Netanyahu than Lapid

Yisrael Beytenu leader vows to support Netanyahu as PM in next Knesset.Gary Willig, 1/18/2018, 7:34 PM

No normalization for terror victim's town?

Despite support from cabinet, Defense Minister's proposal to retroactively normalize status of terror victim's town left off gov't agenda.Uzi Baruch, 1/18/2018, 7:11 PM

Liberman: We'll get everyone involved in murder of Rabbi Shevach

DM says all members of terror cell which murdered Rabbi Raziel Shevach have been identified, would soon be brought to justice.Gary Willig, 1/18/2018, 4:39 PM

Defense Minister punishes Deputy for revealing secret task force

At Jewish Home faction meeting, Deputy Defense Min reveals existence of secret team tasked with normalizing Judea and Samaria communities.Ido Ben Porat, 1/17/2018, 10:24 PM

Livni slams plan to legalize murder victim's community

Zionist Union MK and former Justice Minister Tzipi Livni slams plans to normalize Havat Gilad, home of rabbi slain in terror attack.Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2018, 4:20 PM

PA Chairman: Our future is in danger

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas claims offer of Abu Dis as 'Palestine's' capital puts the PA's future 'in danger.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2018, 9:30 AM

Liberman calls to establish new Israeli town in Samaria

Defense Minister Liberman submits proposal to establish new town in Samaria for Havat Gilad residents, following last week's murder.David Rosenberg, 1/14/2018, 6:53 PM

1,000 youths to Liberman: Stop being afraid

Youth petition demands that the defense minister fight Arab terror and eradicate it.Orli Harari, 1/12/2018, 3:07 AM

Defense Minister announces moves for legalizing Havat Gilad

'I've ordered examination of possibility of legalizing Havat Gilad and making it a community among other settlements in Judea and Samaria.'Mordechai Sones - JTA, 1/10/2018, 3:51 PM

'It's time the Defense Minister started using the stick'

Agriculture Minister Ariel says he expects Defense Ministry to respond harshly to murder, 'trusts Defense Minister to act.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2018, 12:02 PM

PA spent over 1.2 billion shekels promoting terrorism in 2017

Defense Ministry demands Israel deduct terrorists' salaries from money transferred to Palestinian Authority.Kobi Finkler, 1/9/2018, 11:35 AM

Defense Minister: 'We know who is responsible'

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman promises that Israel will act on those firing rockets from Gaza, calls on PA to negotiate.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 6:38 PM

New wave of construction in Judea and Samaria?

Government committee to meet next week to discuss approving new homes in Judea and Samaria.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 4:13 PM

EU blasts Israel over death penalty for terrorists bill

Hours after bill easing conditions for imposing death penalty on terrorist murderers passes first vote, EU slams 'inhuman' punishment.'David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 7:09 PM

'Death Penalty for Terrorists' bill passes first Knesset vote

Despite refusal of haredi MKs to join coalition for vote, bill making it easier for courts to condemn terrorists to death passes first vote.David Rosenberg, 1/3/2018, 4:52 PM

Defense Minister storms out of Knesset meeting

Haredi parties condition support for death penalty for terrorists on Yisrael Beytenu's support of law closing supermarkets on Shabbat.Hezki Baruch, 1/3/2018, 11:51 AM

'Liberman's behavior will bring down the government'

Agriculture Minister calls on DM to act responsibly in Supermarket Law vote: 'Right will continue to rule, why force new elections?'Benny Toker - Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2018, 10:50 PM

Israel's Defense Minister has a message for Gazans

Defense Minister Liberman asks Gaza residents to think about their children's future, pressure Hamas to change policies.Orly Harari, 12/30/2017, 10:31 PM

'Decision on conflict vs calm depends on Gaza'

35 graduates of the 175th class of the pilot's course receive their wings. PM warns Hamas not to test Israel, air force.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2017, 4:54 PM