Avigdor Liberman


Lieberman Submits Proposal to Legalize Havat Gilad

State efforts to provide legal and security solutions for the residents of Havat Gilad in response to the terror attack there last week continued on Sunday, as Defense Minister Avigdor…

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Liberman Warns Gaza Terrorists

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Thursday that the Iran-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group in Gaza was responsible for the mortar shelling of southern Israel the day before, and…

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Death Penalty Bill Passes Preliminary Knesset Vote

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman’s Death Penalty Bill passed its first reading in the Knesset on Wednesday, winning a narrow majority of 52 in favor to 49 against. The law, which…

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Israelis Split on Boycott of Umm el-Faham

Israelis are split over whether or not to lop Umm el-Faham off “Israel proper” and transfer it to the Palestinian Authority, according to a poll taken by Panorama Marketing on…

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Liberman Advocates Death Penalty; Shin Bet Disagrees

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said he respectfully disagrees with the Shin Bet, but believes that imposing the death penalty is the only way to deal with terrorists convicted of murdering…

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Liberman to Sderot: ‘Relax’

The person in charge of overseeing Israel’s defense establishment had a reassuring word for the residents of Sderot who are once again under rocket attack from Gaza: Relax. In a…

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Liberman Rails at Arab MKs in No-Confidence Debate

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman railed at Arab MKs in the Knesset plenum on Monday, telling them they are sitting there “by mistake” and will soon “go back to Gaza, with…

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Liberman Asks for Over $1B More for Defense

Faced with increased security threats on the northern border, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman called for a more than $1 billion expansion of the IDF budget on Monday, The Times of…

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Liberman Asks Rivlin to Pardon Azaria

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman has asked President Reuven Rivlin to grant a pardon to former IDF soldier Elor Azaria, who is serving a 14-month prison sentence after being convicted of…

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Lieberman Warns Syrians ‘Not To Test Us’

In a rhetorical tit-for-tat, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman retaliated on Monday against a threat made by Syria with a warning of his own. Syrian deputy foreign minister Faisal Mekdad told…

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