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Foreign Min. Lapid: Iran coming to talks only to get sanctions lifted

Foreign Min. Lapid: Iran coming to talks only to get sanctions lifted

'Iranians will play for time, earn billions, and covertly advance their nuclear program,' Foreign Minister Lapid warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2021 14:14
Lapid, UK counterpart: We'll work 'night and day' to stop Iran from getting nuclear weapon

Lapid, UK counterpart: We'll work 'night and day' to stop Iran from getting nuclear weapon

In joint article, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss stress commitment to prevent Iran from a nuclear weapon.Elad Benari, 29/11/2021 01:29
Israel's Foreign Minister preparing for Vienna talks with Iran?

Israel's Foreign Minister preparing for Vienna talks with Iran?

Foreign MIn. Lapid to meet British, French, officials ahead of Vienna resumption of talks on Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2021 14:52
Israel to return chargé d'affaires to embassy in Poland

Israel to return chargé d'affaires to embassy in Poland

FM Lapid instructed the chargé d'affaires to return to Israel after bill limiting restitution for Holocaust-related claims was approved.Elad Benari, 23/11/2021 23:35
Lapid to Turkey: Shut down Hamas' offices

Lapid to Turkey: Shut down Hamas' offices

Foreign Minister calls on Turkey to follow Britain and outlaw the terrorist organization.Ben Ariel, 23/11/2021 02:38
Prime Minister Bennett, Foreign Minister Lapid discussing rejoining UNESCO

Prime Minister Bennett, Foreign Minister Lapid discussing rejoining UNESCO

Biden administration wants Israel to rejoin first, paving its own way to renew its membership.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/11/2021 08:09
Lapid touts 'bridge-building diplomacy' as UK poised to blacklist Hamas

Lapid touts 'bridge-building diplomacy' as UK poised to blacklist Hamas

'There is no legitimate part of a terrorist organization.' Israeli Foreign Minister takes credit for UK's decision to blacklist Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2021 11:38
Freed couple tell PM Bennett, FM Lapid: 'Hanukkah miracle, you turned worlds upside-down'

Freed couple tell PM Bennett, FM Lapid: 'Hanukkah miracle, you turned worlds upside-down'

PM Bennett, FM Lapid, speak with Natali and Mordy Oknin, the Israeli couple who were detained in Turkey, following their arrival in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 18/11/2021 13:03
Report: Senior haredi officials held talks with Yair Lapid

Report: Senior haredi officials held talks with Yair Lapid

Yesh Atid response: 'When they need something, they know who to ask, and they do ask.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2021 14:15
'Iran has no intention of returning to 2015 nuclear deal'

'Iran has no intention of returning to 2015 nuclear deal'

Foreign Minister tells US envoy Robert Malley Iran using negotiations in Vienna to buy time.Gary Willig, 15/11/2021 18:55
Report: US starting to understand that Iran uninterested in reaching agreement

Report: US starting to understand that Iran uninterested in reaching agreement

US special envoy to Iran, Robert Malley, expected to meet FM Yair Lapid to discuss Iranian threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2021 08:04
Yesh Atid to hold elections for party leadership in January

Yesh Atid to hold elections for party leadership in January

A decade after the party was formed, it will hold a conference which will include elections for party leadership.Hezki Baruch, 14/11/2021 04:27
Jamaal Bowman, Squad member, joins J Street tour of Israel and meets Yair Lapid

Jamaal Bowman, Squad member, joins J Street tour of Israel and meets Yair Lapid

Member of far-left 'Squad' of House lawmakers joins J Street tour of Israel and meets with Yair Lapid.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 10/11/2021 07:09
Likud MK blasts Lapid: He's radioactive poison

Likud MK blasts Lapid: He's radioactive poison

MK David Amsalem launches sharp attack on coalition leaders: They are thugs and anti-democrats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2021 04:42
Law amended: Lapid, Liberman won't need to attend Coronavirus Cabinet

Law amended: Lapid, Liberman won't need to attend Coronavirus Cabinet

Law changed to reduce the Coronavirus Cabinet so that Yair Lapid and Avigdor Liberman will not need to attend its meetings.Ben Ariel, 09/11/2021 04:26
Lapid: They call me Hitler, threaten to shoot me

Lapid: They call me Hitler, threaten to shoot me

Foreign Minister details death threats he and his wife have received following reported attack on MK Idit Silman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2021 16:59
Bennett and Lapid: 'We oppose opening US consulate'

Bennett and Lapid: 'We oppose opening US consulate'

Israel's PM Bennett, FM Lapid, say they have 'clearly told' the US not to open separate Jerusalem consulate for Palestinian Authority Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/11/2021 21:25
PM Bennett: The government will serve its full term

PM Bennett: The government will serve its full term

PM Bennett holds press conference with Foreign Min. Lapid, Finance Min. Liberman. 'We must concentrate on what unites us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/11/2021 20:08
Ayelet Shaked praises Lapid: He is wise and honest

Ayelet Shaked praises Lapid: He is wise and honest

Interior Minister comments on recent leaks in meeting with activists in Herzliya Pituach.Ben Ariel, 02/11/2021 03:10
Shaked: I do not intend to comment on recordings from closed conversations

Shaked: I do not intend to comment on recordings from closed conversations

Interior Minister on recordings in which she spoke out against Lapid and Gantz: Recording someone in a closed conversation is despicable.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/11/2021 02:06
Bennett and Lapid play down comments attributed to PM

Bennett and Lapid play down comments attributed to PM

PM and Alternate PM play down comments attributed to Bennett in which he said the rotation agreement with Lapid won't be implemented.Elad Benari, 29/10/2021 02:30
Bennett: Rotation deal with Lapid unlikely to happen

Bennett: Rotation deal with Lapid unlikely to happen

PM reportedly tells associates he believes current government will collapse before Yair Lapid becomes prime minster.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2021 20:38
Israel and the Democrats

Israel and the Democrats

Nothing has really changed for the better, despite what Lapid claims, and the real problem should be dawning on every sentient person.Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 28/10/2021 17:07
Haim Ramon: 'Lapid is robbing the State purse'

Haim Ramon: 'Lapid is robbing the State purse'

Former Justice Min. slams Foreign Min. Lapid, claiming he is 'robbing the public's account in the State budget.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2021 16:27
'Shaked knows who recorded her insulting her coalition partners'

'Shaked knows who recorded her insulting her coalition partners'

After accusing Foreign Min, Lapid of 'weekly gaffes that harm the country,' Shaked should tell the public what happened, says Amit Segal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2021 10:58
Shaked in recordings: Gantz is worse than Lapid, he'll dismantle everything

Shaked in recordings: Gantz is worse than Lapid, he'll dismantle everything

Interior Minister in recent recordings: Lapid is a superficial person, he carries out a diplomatic attack every week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2021 01:04
Israel  accepted to European Horizon R&D program

Israel accepted to European Horizon R&D program

Negotiations completed on Israel’s accession to the Horizon Europe program for 2021 – 2027 largest R&D program in the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/10/2021 18:04
Yair Lapid: People at memorial service for Kahane 'ideological descendants of Yigal Amir'

Yair Lapid: People at memorial service for Kahane 'ideological descendants of Yigal Amir'

Speaking at party meeting, Lapid insists government will pass budget & survive its four years in power.Hezki Baruch, 25/10/2021 15:11
Lapid: Netanyahu is weak, Ben Gvir is running the opposition

Lapid: Netanyahu is weak, Ben Gvir is running the opposition

Foreign Minister says Likud has replaced nationalism with hatred for Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2021 04:39
Lapid leads formation of economic forum with India, UAE, and US

Lapid leads formation of economic forum with India, UAE, and US

Ministers from US, UAE, India, and Israel agree to form international forum for economic cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2021 10:37
Swedish Foreign Minister: Sweden is a friend of Israel

Swedish Foreign Minister: Sweden is a friend of Israel

Sweden’s Foreign Minister visits Israel, meets Lapid: We might not always agree, but good friends disagree.Elad Benari, 19/10/2021 06:09
Blinken speaks to Emirati, Indian and Israeli Foreign Ministers

Blinken speaks to Emirati, Indian and Israeli Foreign Ministers

Discussion focuses on expanding economic and political cooperation in the Middle East and Asia.Elad Benari, 19/10/2021 03:15
Israel, India, to recognize each others' vaccination certificates

Israel, India, to recognize each others' vaccination certificates

Israel joins International Solar Alliance, agrees with India to mutually recognize coronavirus vaccine certificates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2021 13:53
Lapid and Bennett’s old-new diplomacy

Lapid and Bennett’s old-new diplomacy

Last year Israel had a reality-based foreign policy, but it now seems bent on reinstating the PA veto and glorifying its enemies.Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 17/10/2021 17:23
Lapid to Blinken: 'Conflict over the consulate could break up the new government'

Lapid to Blinken: 'Conflict over the consulate could break up the new government'

FM Lapid: 'Conflict over the consulate could dissolve the new government.' Bennett in strong opposition to its reopening.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2021 10:10
Diplomatic source: Lapid misled Americans

Diplomatic source: Lapid misled Americans

Lapid acted independently from Bennett and misled the Americans. The US intends to reopen its consulate for the PA in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2021 08:18
Swedish FM: Israeli government interested in 2-State Solution

Swedish FM: Israeli government interested in 2-State Solution

Minister Ann Linde says Swedish relations with Israel much better under Bennett-Lapid govt. than under Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2021 20:54
Israeli official: US made clear its opposition to 'settlements'

Israeli official: US made clear its opposition to 'settlements'

Senior Israeli official said the US made clear to Israel its opposition to building on land that Palestinian Arabs want for a future state.Elad Benari, 15/10/2021 06:10
Blinken: We're prepared to turn to other options if Iran doesn't change course

Blinken: We're prepared to turn to other options if Iran doesn't change course

"We are getting close to a point at which returning to compliance with the JCPOA will not in and of itself recapture the benefits."Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2021 19:34
Lapid: Israel reserves right to act in any way against Iran

Lapid: Israel reserves right to act in any way against Iran

US Secretary of State holds a press conference with Lapid and UAE Foreign Minister at Dept. of State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2021 18:24
US pushing Israel to allow opening of consulate for PA in Jerusalem

US pushing Israel to allow opening of consulate for PA in Jerusalem

US continues to push to reopen consulate for Palestinian Authority in Jerusalem. Nuclear deal with Tehran and the US in discussion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2021 10:33
Biden administration to press Israel to limit trade with China

Biden administration to press Israel to limit trade with China

Report: US Secretary of State expected to ask Yair Lapid to limit Israel's trade ties with China.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2021 09:33
Yair Lapid’s foreign-policy follies

Yair Lapid’s foreign-policy follies

Lapid has operated without much criticism, but has overseen highly questionable diplomatic moves that harm national-security interests.Op-edAlex Traiman, 13/10/2021 07:38
Lapid meets Vice President Harris: One of the best friends Israel has in Washington

Lapid meets Vice President Harris: One of the best friends Israel has in Washington

Foreign Minister meets US Vice President: Thank you for long lasting years of supporting Israel’s security and Israeli democracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2021 04:52
Lapid meets US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

Lapid meets US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

Israeli Foreign Minister, US National Security Advisor meet to discuss Iranian threat, economic plan for Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 21:37
Lapid to PA: Join Abraham Accords, our hand is extended in peace

Lapid to PA: Join Abraham Accords, our hand is extended in peace

Knesset marks 1-year anniversary of Abraham Accords. 'To those who would wage war on us, we are stronger than you think.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2021 16:01
Reconciliation between Bennett, Gantz, Shaked, and Lapid

Reconciliation between Bennett, Gantz, Shaked, and Lapid

Government ministers attempt to end feuds after week of infighting in the government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2021 23:59
Watch: Bahrainis chant 'Death to Israel', attack police during Lapid's visit to the state

Watch: Bahrainis chant 'Death to Israel', attack police during Lapid's visit to the state

Just 20% of locals openly support 'normalization' with Israel.ILTV, 05/10/2021 21:00
Lapid on Gaza - Stupid is as stupid does

Lapid on Gaza - Stupid is as stupid does

Lapid’s Gaza policy proposal is one more display in an appalling catalogue of his ignorance and a grave indictment of Israeli voters. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 04/10/2021 08:48
Iran: Lapid's visit to Bahrain 'left a stain' on the kingdom

Iran: Lapid's visit to Bahrain 'left a stain' on the kingdom

Iran denounces Foreign Minister's visit to Bahrain, accuses Bahraini rulers of ignoring "the Zionist regime’s daily crimes".Elad Benari, Canada, 01/10/2021 23:07
'A historic day for Israel, Bahrain, and Bahrain's Jewish community'

'A historic day for Israel, Bahrain, and Bahrain's Jewish community'

Jewish community of Bahrain welcomes Foreign Minister Lapid who became the first Israeli leader to meet the King of Bahrain today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 21:48
Historic meeting between Yair Lapid and Bahraini king

Historic meeting between Yair Lapid and Bahraini king

Israeli Foreign Minister lands in Bahrain to inaugurate Israeli embassy, becomes first Israeli official to meet the King of Bahrain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 17:42
Senior PA official: We're waiting for Yair Lapid to become Prime Minister

Senior PA official: We're waiting for Yair Lapid to become Prime Minister

'Of course Bennett is ignoring the Palestinian issue. But we're getting ready for the day after.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2021 08:44
Lapid to travel to Bahrain tomorrow

Lapid to travel to Bahrain tomorrow

FM and Bahrain counterpart will inaugurate the Israeli Embassy in Manama and are expected to sign a list of bilateral agreements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2021 15:20
Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met the King of Jordan

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met the King of Jordan

Channel 12 News reveals that the meeting took place last month in Amman, and the two discussed the tension on the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2021 03:56
The baleful significance of the Democrats’ Iron Dome fiasco

The baleful significance of the Democrats’ Iron Dome fiasco

Jewish defenders should target their enemies’ Achilles heel—their narcissism and belief in their own unimpeachable virtue.Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 24/09/2021 05:04
Lapid: I don't know how Bennett smiles when he's called a traitor

Lapid: I don't know how Bennett smiles when he's called a traitor

Yesh Atid chairman: The opposition wants the state to fail, just so that we do not succeed. It will not help them.Hezki Baruch, 23/09/2021 05:20