Lieberman says resolute positions Netanyahu had taken in the U.S. represent the opinions of most Israelis.
During a Yisrael Beiteinu party meet, the foreign minister says that negotiating for the Palestinian right of return means the de facto elimination of Israel.
The prime minister's party praises Netanyahu for taking a stand against Obama's Mideast policy speech calling for return to '67 borders; Palestinians express mixed reaction to Obama speech.
Vice Premier Moshe Ya'alon says Israel must 'get used to the idea that we are in crisis-management mode.'
PM secures support of his rightist coalition and Likud party, and even the leftmost pole of his government, Ehud Barak, sends him a message of support.
In broad Mideast policy speech, Obama says unilateral moves won't lead to peace accord, and acknowledges that Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are more difficult due to Fatah-Hamas unity.
PM responds to Obama's proposal for two state solution based on 1967 borders, says such a solution would leave many Israelis in the West bank outside Israel's borders.
Head to Head / Journalist-cum-political Aspirant Menashe Raz, Why Have You Decided to Cross the Fence Now?
For 35 years Raz served in a variety of senior positions at the Israel Broadcasting Authority, and more recently as moderator of the Press Conference program, under a special contract. Now he's joining the Kadima Party.
Earlier request to Interior Ministry was turned down, with Kaniuk explaining in his petition that he does not wish to be part of a 'Jewish Iran.'
Defense Minister Ehud Barak launches party along with five fellow party members, dozens of supporters in Tel Aviv; 'for the first time since I arrived to politics 15 years ago, I feel free and at ease'.
Defense minister's new Knesset faction to unveil one-page platform at official launch today.
Opinion polls suggest the new party will not be able to pass the voting threshold and enter the Knesset, but sources in the new faction say they have poll results that show other trends, and that they intend to run in the next election as a party.
Mitzna is the sixth candidate to join the race, competing against MKs Shelly Yachimovich, Isaac Herzog and Amir Peretz, along with businessman Ariel Margalit and Shlomo Buchbut.
The former Labor party chair and ex-IDF general said he is certain of his ability to renew the public's faith in the party, which lost seats in the last election.
Ehud Barak says there is no excuse that could justify the Palestinian security forces' fatal use of live fire against the Israelis who entered Joseph's Tomb without authorization.
Dr. Orit Galili says in interview with the Globes financial daily Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu were like Benjamin and Mary Anne Disraeli, noting that the 19th-century British prime minister’s wife helped him edit his books and speeches.
Rally participated by 21 Israel Prize laureates was to culminate by signing declaration of Palestinian independence outside Tel Aviv's historical Independence Hall.
Head to Head / Former Minister Moshe Shahal, Why Are So Many Labor Candidates Battling to Head a Shattered Party?
'They recognize an opportunity and understand that the Labor brand is still worth something, that it is missed in Israeli politics.'
The candidates so far are MKs Isaac Herzog, Amir Peretz and Shelly Yachimovich, as well as the chairman of the Union of Local Authorities in Israel, Shlomo Buhbut; former party chairman Amram Mitzna may also run.
Former chairman of the Labor Party tells supporters there is 'a good chance' he will enter the party leadership race.
Herzog says 'there is nothing new' in the Haaretz WikiLeaks report and that his comments 'describe polls and analysis published at the time.'
Premier's comments came as a lifted gag order revealed security forces have arrested two Palestinian teens for allegedly carrying out murder of five family members in settlement of Itamar.
Netanyahu tells Likud gathering: No one will dictate terms to us
Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman tells associates he has no reason to be worried, claiming he and his legal team are preparing for the hearing, that he reportedly estimates will take less than half an hour.
According to the cable published by Haaretz earlier in the week, Isaac Herzog described his Labor rival Amir Peretz as 'inexperienced, aggressive and Moroccan.'
Labor Party members stunned by Herzog comments call for Herzog to resign after report.
Lieberman tells party he will prove his innocence, indicates he has no intention of resigning; the FM will reportedly study the indictment with his lawyers in the coming days and then ask for a hearing.
Aware of his power, Netanyahu has swallowed Lieberman's humiliating moves. He and Lieberman have an understanding that nobody will ask him to quit.
Attorney General informs Foreign Minister he may indict him after a hearing; Netanyahu throws support behind Lieberman: May you prove your innocence.
It is likely that if the decision to indict Lieberman is not announced Wednesday, it will be deferred until after Passover.