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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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Officials arrested in Israeli corruption probe

Israeli police have arrested more than two dozen current and former officials in a corruption probe, including several from the party of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.

Israel's foreign minister drafts regional peace plan

Israel`s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has drawn a plan for achieving peace between Israel and its neighbours which includes ceding land for a future Palestinian state and the transfer of Israeli Arabs to live in it.

Israel says Hamas planned to assassinate Lieberman in West Bank

Israel has arrested four Palestinians suspected of planning to assassinate Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman with an anti-tank rocket while he drove to his Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli officials say.

Israel will never limit E.Jerusalem settlement building: FM

 Israel will never agree to limit its construction activity in annexed east Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday.

Israel to summon Sweden's ambassador over Palestinian state

Peeved at the newly-elected Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven's announcement to recognise Palestine, Israel on Sunday said it will summon the Swedish Ambassador to protest the "unfortunate" move.

Israel`s Lieberman breaks alliance with PM over Gaza

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday ended a 20-month political alliance between his party and the ruling rightwing Likud, although his faction will remain in government.

Israel says Assad forces behind Golan attack that killed boy

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were responsible for an attack on Sunday that killed an Israeli boy on the occupied Golan Heights.