Israel says not seeking Gaza 'adventures'

2017-04-02 17:48

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman says Israel did not seek "adventures" in Gaza after Hamas accused it of assassinating an official, and suggested the group itself could have killed him.

Israel threatens to 'destroy' Syrian air defence systems

2017-03-19 22:47

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

Israel's next Gaza war will be 'last'

2016-10-24 21:03

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has said in an interview with a Palestinian newspaper that Israel's next war with Gaza militants would be their last.

Israel 'satisfied' as Palestinian resolution fails

2014-12-31 11:37

Israel expressed satisfaction after the UN Security Council failed to adopt a controversial resolution on Palestinian statehood setting a 12-month deadline for reaching a final peace deal.

Israel's Lieberman breaks alliance with Netanyahu

2014-07-07 16:55

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

Israel won't freeze settlements: Lieberman

2013-01-24 14:00

A new Israeli government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not freeze construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, says former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman.

Israeli FM Lieberman resigns

2012-12-14 17:03

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has announced he is resigning a day after an indictment for breach of trust was filed against him by the country's attorney general.

Lieberman charged with breach of trust

2012-12-13 18:59

Israel's attorney general has indicted the country's powerful foreign minister for alleged breach of trust, but has decided not to file a number of more serious charges.

EU Jewish policy 'like 1930s': Lieberman

2012-12-11 12:00

Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has criticised Europe, saying its treatment of the Jewish state was comparable to policies during the Holocaust.

Israeli minister wants Abbas out

2012-08-22 22:15

Israel's foreign minister has urged the international community to help oust Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.


Israel says it has foiled a Syrian missile threat

2017-03-20 18:58

A senior army officer says Israel fired its Arrow missile at a Syrian rocket which posed a "ballistic threat" during clashes over the weekend.

Israel discusses two-state solution

2017-02-19 22:46

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman says a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict must ensure the two sides are completely separated.

Israel lobbies foreign powers to cut ICC funding

2015-01-18 14:10

Israel is lobbying member-states of the International Criminal Court to cut funding for the tribunal in response to its launch of an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories, officials say.

Israel bombs 50 targets in Gaza

2014-07-08 08:26

Israel has launched an offensive against Islamist Hamas in the Gaza Strip, bombing some 50 targets, including homes, in a campaign meant to end Palestinian rocket fire into the Jewish state.

Jews must flee SA to Israel - top official

2013-11-06 11:51

South African Jewish organisations have dismissed an "alarmist" call by a former Israeli foreign minister for local Jews to emigrate to Israel "before it's too late".

Netanyahu has little to fear ahead of vote

2012-12-23 22:35

A month before Israelis go to the polls in a snap election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has plenty to be confident about, with his only real challenges coming from within his own rightwing camp.

Israel's Lieberman resists calls to resign

2012-12-14 08:50

Israel's foreign minister has declined to step down after calls for him to do so after he was charged with breach of trust for allegedly compromising an investigation into his business dealings.

World would sacrifice Israel - Lieberman

2012-12-12 21:57

Israel's foreign minister has lashed out at the international community, charging that world leaders would sacrifice Israel to radical Islam.

Rightwing 'Big Bang' hits Israeli politics

2012-10-27 13:55

The rightwing alliance between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his foreign minister has polarised political forces in Israel.

US should arm Syrian opposition: McCain

2012-02-07 22:29

Senior Republican senator John McCain has urged the United States to consider arming the opposition fighting the forces of Syria's President Bashar Assad.

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