Security cabinet kept vote on Area C secret, hoping to prevent settlers from exerting political pressure to undermine the plan, initiated by Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman.
In a rare interview with Palestinian newspaper Al-Quds, the defense minister says he supports a two-state solution and would lift Israel's blockade if Hamas relinquishes its military stance.
Under proposed plan by coalition member, buffer may not exist between political echelon and new corporation, comprised of several existing public media outlets.
Initiative to walk out on addresses from Arab MKs arises after they refused to attend the funeral of former president Shimon Peres.
The corruption charges against Yisrael Beiteinu bigwigs can open the door for true leaders of the community, even if Russian-speakers don’t have their ‘own party’ anymore.
Politicians, wheeler-dealers, PR people and go-betweens from Lieberman's Yisrael Beiteinu party get up in the morning and drive to the Knesset in order to steal from the public.
Prosecution to indict 16 public servants from Yisrael Beiteinu ■ Ex-Deputy Minister Faina Kirschenbaum suspected of bribery and fraud ■ Former Minister Stas Misezhnikov allegedly used cocaine on the job.
As the terror attacks increase, so does the tension between Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and the top military brass. His conduct nowadays is reminiscent of his behavior just before the 2014 Gaza war.
The attempt to deny the conflict's territorial nature serves not just the people who dream of the entire Land of Israel, but also those who dream of a State of Israel free of minorities, whatever its borders.
Decision follows UN Envoy to Middle East Mladenov’s criticism of settlements, treatment of Palestinians and Lieberman himself.