Avigdor Lieberman

Israel says Iran missile test a 'provocation'

"The ballistic missile which Iran fired is a provocation of the United States and its allies, including Israel," Lieberman said in a statement.

Sep 24, 2017, 00:25 AM IST

US President Donald Trump and Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu speak over phone amid intel uproar

US president's sharing of intelligence with Russia came from Israel

May 17, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Israel says Assad's forces still have several tonnes of chemical weapons

Israel says Assad's forces still have several tonnes of chemical weapons

Israel`s military said on Wednesday it believes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad`s forces still possess several tonnes of chemical weapons, issuing the assessment two weeks after a chemical attack that killed nearly 90 people in Syria.

Apr 20, 2017, 09:30 AM IST
Israel threatens to 'destroy' Syrian air defence systems

Israel threatens to 'destroy' Syrian air defence systems

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday threatened to destroy Syrian air defence systems after they fired ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes.

Mar 19, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

US warned Israel against annexing West Bank: Defence Minister

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Monday that the United States has warned that annexing the West Bank would lead to an "immediate crisis" with President Donald Trump`s administration.

Mar 06, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Israel authorises 3,000 settler homes in West Bank

Israel authorises 3,000 settler homes in West Bank

Israel announced Tuesday night the construction of 3,000 settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the fourth such announcement in the less than two weeks since the inauguration of US President Donald Trump.

Feb 01, 2017, 11:47 AM IST

Syria says Israeli missiles struck near military airport

Syria accused Israel of firing missiles early Friday that struck near a major military airport west of Damascus, sparking a fire, and warned Israel of repercussions without specifying whether it would retaliate for the attack.

Jan 13, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
Israel will demolish Jewish settlement in West Bank: Lieberman

Israel will demolish Jewish settlement in West Bank: Lieberman

Israel will carry out a court order to demolish the wildcat Jewish settlement of Amona in the West Bank by the end of the year, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Thursday.

Sep 01, 2016, 18:51 PM IST

Israel revokes VIP permit of Palestinian liaison

Israel's defense minister revoked on Wednesday the VIP entry permit of the Palestinian Authority's outreach liaison to Israeli society today, on charges that he committed "subversive political activities."

Jun 17, 2016, 00:07 AM IST
Hardliner Avigdor Lieberman sworn in as Israel defence minister

Hardliner Avigdor Lieberman sworn in as Israel defence minister

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s choice of Avigdor Lieberman to head Defence Ministry has caused alarm among moderates in Israel.

May 31, 2016, 06:01 AM IST

Israel's Lieberman agrees terms to join Netanyahu government - spokesman

Far-right Israeli opposition lawmaker Avigdor Lieberman has agreed with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on terms for joining the coalition government as its new defence minister, Lieberman`s spokesman said on Wednesday.

May 25, 2016, 14:59 PM IST

Israel defence chief quits, warns of 'extremist' rise under Netanyahu

Netanyahu has offered long-time rival Avigdor Lieberman the defence portfolio, a post crucial for a country on a perennial war footing and which runs civil affairs in the occupied West Bank.

May 20, 2016, 16:46 PM IST

Israel defence minister resigns in spat with Netanyahu

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon announced his resignation on Friday, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered his post to hardliner Avigdor Lieberman to expand his governing coalition.

May 20, 2016, 13:02 PM IST

Lieberman blasts Netanyahu for talks with Arab List

Israel`s former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman on Thursday urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel talks with the head of parliament`s Arab parties, accusing him of granting legitimacy to "terror supporters".

May 21, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

Netanyahu races to form government ahead of deadline

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on Wednesday locked in a last-ditch effort to piece together a ruling coalition with a working majority ahead of a midnight deadline.

May 06, 2015, 17:27 PM IST

Israel`s Netanyahu fights to form a majority coalition

 Israeli coalition talks took on heightened urgency on Tuesday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu still short of even the slimmest majority 36 hours from the deadline to form a government.

May 05, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

Israel sending aid team to Nepal after quake

Israel was sending a delegation to Nepal to determine what help it can offer after the massive earthquake there that claimed more than 1,000 lives, officials said Saturday.

Apr 26, 2015, 01:25 AM IST

Israel court okays Charlie Hebdo distribution for vote

 Israel`s Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a far-right party could distribute controversial copies of Charlie Hebdo as part of its campaign ahead of a March 17 general election.

Feb 25, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

Palestinians slam Israeli FM for call to execute prisoners

A senior Palestinian official condemned Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman for calls to execute Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails.

Feb 22, 2015, 04:23 AM IST

Israeli minister''s associate detained for graft scandal

A close associate of Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was detained Sunday by police for possible involvement in a major corruption scandal, police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld said.

Dec 29, 2014, 06:29 AM IST