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Posts Tagged: Likud party

June 14, 2016 3:23 pm

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


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...