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Posts Tagged: Likud party

August 10, 2017 9:34 am

Amid Corruption Investigations, Likud Holds Netanyahu Solidarity Rally

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party held a solidarity rally for its leader on Wednesday, amid ongoing probes into Netanyahu’s conduct. "In the past...

July 24, 2017 6:51 pm

Netanyahu’s Likud Party Set to Oppose Palestinian State

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party is set to oppose the establishment of a Palestinian state, in a proposal due to be passed...

June 14, 2016 3:23 pm

Netanyahu: Arab Peace Initiative Could be Relevant With Changes on Borders, Refugees

JNS.org - At a meeting of Likud party ministers on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced questions regarding the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002, two...

May 14, 2015 8:44 pm

Israel’s New Government Sworn in Amid Raucous Debate

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new governing coalition was sworn in on Thursday evening amid a raucous Knesset session. The Knesset voted 61-59...

May 6, 2015 4:46 pm

Likud and Jewish Home Strike Coalition Deal Hours Before Deadline

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party narrowly formed a coalition agreement Wednesday with the help of the religious Zionist Jewish...

December 26, 2014 10:27 am

Likud Official Disqualifies Netanyahu From Leadership Race

Jerusalem Post - Shai Galili, Likud's comptroller, disqualified Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for running for the party leadership in the December 31 primary, a move...

October 27, 2014 10:06 am

Date Set for Likud Party Leadership Elections

Arutz Sheva - Likud party Central Committee head MK Danny Danon has ended weeks of speculations and announced that elections for the party leadership of Likud will take place...

March 28, 2014 2:41 pm

Netanyahu: Likud Can’t Become Like Malaysian Plane

Israel National News - "We must make sure that the Likud does not become like the Malaysian plane," Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at week's...

March 11, 2014 10:28 am

Israeli Government Official Blasts Opposition for Boycotting Controversial Votes

Israel Hayom - Likud Deputy Minister Ofer Akunis called opposition parties "childish" on Sunday after they announced they would be boycotting the vote on three...

January 14, 2014 9:27 pm

American Friends of Likud Expresses ‘Vigorous’ Support for Ya’alon, Says Comments Were ‘Refreshing’

American Friends of Likud (AFL), an educational charity with ties to Israel's ruling Likud party, expressed "vigorous and unwavering"  support for Israel's Defense Minister Moshe...

June 26, 2013 1:47 pm

Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon Elected Head of Likud Convention

Times of Israel - Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon was elected head of the Likud convention by a landslide late Tuesday in a show of...

January 25, 2013 10:56 am

Yair Lapid and The Elections in Israel

I am pleasantly surprised by the results of the latest elections in Israel. Not because anything has significantly changed, but precisely because, other than superficially,...

January 23, 2013 10:12 am

For Netanyahu, a Narrower Victory

Benyamin Netanyahu will again be prime minister, but with a much-weakened political base after yesterday's national election. His Likud Party, allied with the mainly Russian...

December 31, 2012 11:39 pm

Israeli Elections: The Blanket Can Only Cover So Much

Do you know the feeling, on those cold winter nights, when you and your partner mindlessly pull the shared blanket in opposite directions, and a...


From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation

JNS.org - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’

JNS.org - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...

Israel Seen as a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

JNS.org - Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is...


German Intelligence: Hezbollah Fighters Posing as Refugees

Hezbollah terrorists are exploiting Germany's refugee policy and entering the country as part of the recent wave of Middle East migrants, according to a Jerusalem Post review of a German intelligence report released...


High-Level Israeli Business Delegation Slated to Visit Cuba in December

JNS.org - Israel has reportedly granted approval to a group of top Israeli business leaders to visit Cuba -- which has no diplomatic ties with the Jewish state -- to establish...

Middle East

Despite Reconciliation Deal, Hamas Slams Abbas for Not Lifting Gaza Sanctio...

JNS.org - Despite a reconciliation deal signed last week between rival Palestinian factions, the Palestinian terror group Hamas slammed Palestinian Authority...