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Posts Tagged: likud

May 19, 2015 3:01 pm

Proposed Knesset Bill Requires Israeli Police Officers to Wear Cameras During Arrests

A freshman Israeli lawmaker has proposed a bill that would require uniformed police officers to wear cameras to document arrests, Israel's Maariv newspaper reported on Tuesday. Knesset...

May 15, 2015 4:36 pm

Israel’s Likud and Zionist Union Say Unity Only Possible After Budget is Passed

Despite being at loggerheads, both of Israel's leading political parties, the ruling Likud and the opposition Zionist Union, haven't ruled out forming a national unity...

March 22, 2015 10:47 pm

Former Envoys Say Obama’s ‘Childish’ Attacks on Israel ‘Cause Significant Strategic Harm’

Two former Israeli ambassadors to the United States, Michael Oren and Danny Ayalon, have responded to the criticism directed by the Obama Administration against Israel...

March 18, 2015 4:51 pm

After Elections, Netanyahu Loyalist Says Israel ‘Delighted’ to Renew Palestinian Talks

Israel's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzachi Hanegbi (Likud) said yesterday in an interview that the new government is willing to return to the negotiation...

March 18, 2015 12:27 pm

Likud Officials Say ‘Kingmaker’ Kahlon Will Recommend Netanyahu to the President

After a strong victory for Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party in Israel's elections on Tuesday, negotiations are already underway to establish the next governing coalition. Netanyahu,...

March 17, 2015 6:26 pm

Netanyahu Declares Victory ‘Against All Odds’ After Publication of Exit Poll Results

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu and his ruling Likud Party declared victory this evening in the country's general election after the release of TV exit poll results....

March 17, 2015 5:58 pm

Cost of Living and Security Among Leading Factors as Israelis Explain Voting Choices

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published reactions from Israeli voters to Tuesday's elections following the release of exit polls late in the day showing a tie...

March 3, 2015 7:10 pm

After Congress Speech, Leader of Israel’s Shas Party Pledges Allegiance to Netanyahu

Aryeh Deri, the leader of Israel's Sephardic Ultra-Orthodox party, Shas said that they want Benjamin Netanyahu to be the country's next Prime Minister,...

February 22, 2015 5:02 pm

Poll: Labor Party Leading in Israeli Elections

Arutz Sheva - A poll published Sunday by Nana 10 and TRI Strategic Studies indicated that if elections were held today, the Labor-Livni list would receive...

January 29, 2015 8:49 pm

Analysis: Israel’s New Electoral Threshold Changes Political Alliances for the 2015 Elections

Since the passing of the Governance bill legislation in the Israeli Knesset on March 11, 2014, new alignments have been appearing in Israeli politics. The legislation...

January 28, 2015 11:40 am

Likud Count Resumes After Supreme Court Ruling

Arutz Sheva - Hours after former minister Avi Dichter appealed to the Supreme Courtover the District Court's decision to freeze the recount in Likud's primaries, the Supreme Court on Tuesday...

January 26, 2015 7:20 pm

Bennett: Likud-Jewish Home Alliance Still Possible

Arutz Sheva - Jewish Home Chairman and Economy Minister Naftali Bennett announced Sunday that the Right is prepared for any steps the Left may take - including a unification between...


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,...