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Aharonovich: Yisrael Beytenu Hinted Me to Leave

Public Security Minister says hint to 'make way' for younger MKs - not corruption case, poor job performance - led him to resign.

Aharonovich: Yisrael Beytenu Hinted Me to Leave

Security Minister Says 'We Can't Stop Attacks'

Residents of Jerusalem can expect continued terrorism, Internal Security Minister Yitzchak Aharonovich says.

Security Minister Says 'We Can't Stop Attacks'

Polygraph Scrapped for Israel Police Officers

Compromise ruling between Aharonovich, A-G Yehuda Weinstein: officers to sign affidavit claiming no criminal record. Is it enough?

Polygraph Scrapped for Israel Police Officers

Aharonovich Attacks Bennett for 'Populism'

Former Public Security Minister blasts Bennett for 'spinning' statements to 'get more votes'; brushes off police drama.

Aharonovich Attacks Bennett for 'Populism'

Yitzhak Aharonovich Retires from Politics

Public Security Minister to step down after 2015 elections amid corruption case into Yisrael Beytenu, year of security crisis.

Yitzhak Aharonovich Retires from Politics

Elections to Postpone Police Chief Replacement?

Coalition dissolution leads to legal issue for the police force. A-G: We can't have new security minister, police heads at the same time.

Elections to Postpone Police Chief Replacement?

Jew Arrested Asking to Stop Temple Mount Soccer

Joint HQ of Temple Organizations livid as police breach High Court ruling by allowing Muslim desecration of holiest site in Judaism.

Police Arrest Jew for Asking to Stop Temple Mount Soccer Gameplayer

Liberman Confirms Elections an 'Established Fact'

Key coalition member argues government should have joined together, instead 'we are going to quarrel for several months.'

Liberman Confirms Imminent Elections an 'Established Fact'

Edelstein Demands Reprimand for Danino

Edelstein fires back at Aharonovich over Danino's stance against MKs ascending Temple Mount, says 'it is not his place to give advice.'

Edelstein Demands Reprimand for Danino Over Temple Mount Remarks

Who Leaked Terror Victim's Final Phone Call?

Internal Security Minister denies police leaked call of Shelly Dadon hy''d last week, evading examination and accusing attorneys.

Who Leaked Terror Victim's Final Phone Call?

Law to Ban Islamist Gangs from Temple Mount

Aharonovich advances bill to blacklist Hamas-linked Islamist groups who harass Jews, attack police on Judaism's holiest site.

Law to Ban Islamist Gangs from Temple Mount

Police Prepare as Hamas Calls for Clashes

Multiple rock attacks Thursday lead security officials to deploy reinforcements in the capital, after Temple Mount left open to Arabs.

Police Prepare as Hamas Calls for Clashes in Judea and Samaria

'You Can Die Quietly, You Can't Protest'

Exclusive coverage: Lehava director Gopshtain calls 'Jews, go out to the streets' while being arrested; hundreds protest Jerusalem attack.

'You Can Die Quietly, You Can't Protest'player

Aharonovich to Ease Restrictions on Weapons

More Israelis to be allowed to carry weapons for self-defense following massacre, Internal Security Minister says.

Aharonovich to Ease Restrictions on Weapons Permits

Aharonovich Vows: The Terrorists Will be Defeated

Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino and Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich vow to heighten police presence, crack down.

Security Min. Vows 'All Actions Necessary' in Response to Attack

Aharonovich Expects 'More Attacks in Near Future'

Referring to violent events throughout Israel, Aharonovich tells crowd he believes attacks will continue for the near future.

Aharonovich Expects 'More Attacks in Near Future'

Arab Sector Strikes, Fumes at Aharonovich

'Solidarity strike' for eliminated terrorist in Arab sector; Arabs - like Jews - blame Aharonovich for security spiraling out of control.

Arab Sector Strikes, Blame Aharonovich for Shooting Israeli Arab

Dozens Protest Against Aharonovich in Jerusalem

Tensions boil over in capital, as protestors call for Internal Security Minster to be fired - and for revenge after attack.

Dozens Protest Against Aharonovich in Jerusalemplayer

Aharonovich at Attack Scene Warns: 'Not the Last'

Interior Security minister says security can't be achieved by given time limit, Bennett: 'Abbas drove the death car in Jerusalem.'

Aharonovich at Attack Scene Warns: 'It's Not the Last'

Stormy Cabinet Meeting Erupts Over Glick Shooting

MKs rip into Internal Security Minister, Police Commissioner for Glick shooting, violence in J'lem, and incitement in stormy hearing.

Stormy Cabinet Meeting Erupts Over Glick Shooting

Jerusalem Dept. Mayor: Fire Aharonovich

Deputy Mayor Dov Kalmanovich visits hospital bedside of Yehuda Glick, calls to fire Internal Security Minister Aharonovich.

Deputy Mayor Says Jerusalem Violence 'is an Intifada'

Abbas's 'Day of Rage' Fizzles on Temple Mount

Arab rioters shoot fireworks and try to storm Temple Mount before being repulsed, in what looks to be 'day of rain' instead.

Abbas's 'Day of Rage' Fizzles on Temple Mount

Aharonovich: 'We Closed the Circle' on Shooting

Internal Security Minister praises 'swift, precise' attack by special forces on Glick shooter.

Aharonovich: 'We Closed the Circle' on Glick Shooting

'A Quiet Girl Who Fought to Become A Jew'

Family and friends mourn Karen Mosquera hy''d, a descendant of Conversos murdered by Jerusalem terrorist.

'A Quiet Girl Who Fought to Become A Jew'

Aharonovich Visits Family of Murdered Baby

Internal Security Minister under fire for terror surge vows to destroy terrorist's home, visits with nationalists after protests.

Aharonovich Visits Family of Murdered Baby

'Our Hands Are Tied, We're Standing Like Dolls'

Border Patrol officer reveals the helplessness in confronting 'silent intifada' terror, points the finger at Security Minister Aharonovich.

Police Complain 'Our Hands Are Tied, We're Standing Like Dolls'

MKs: Jerusalem Lawlessness Must Stop

Politicians and officials begin to react after terror attack in Jerusalem. Blame focused on Aharonovich, Danino - and political apathy.

Frustrated MKs Say 'Lawlessness Must End' After J'lem Attack

Aharonovich, Danino Meet to Dispel Media Frenzy

Reconciliation between feuding minister, police chief comes after police warn the public that fascination with scandals 'harming the force.'

Aharonovich, Danino Meet to Dispel Frenzy over Police Scandals

Feud Between Danino, Aharonovich Frustrates Police

Senior officer says spat over succession is 'unnecessary,' exacerbates media rumormongering.

Public Feud Between Danino, Aharonovich Exasperates Police

MK Fumes at Policy 'Supporting Terror' in J'lem

Ayelet Shaked fires at Israel police for 'giving terrorists a boost' by closing Temple Mount to Jews.

Frustration Simmers at Policy 'Supporting Terror' in Jerusalem

PM, Ministers Meet to Discuss New Infiltrator Law

Netanyahu meets with cabinet ministers after High Court scraps previous law; Justice Ministry says new law won't contradict ruling.

PM, Ministers Meet to Discuss New 'Infiltrator Law'

New Jerusalem District Commander: Moshe Edri

Maj. Gen. Motti Cohen also appointed as Central District Commander, as attempts to clean up Israel's police force continue.

New Jerusalem District Commander: Maj. Gen. Moshe Edri

Barkat Tells Netanyahu 'Silent Intifada' Must End

In letter to PM, Jerusalem mayor charges interior security minister with abandoning security in the capital.

Barkat Tells Netanyahu Jerusalem's 'Silent Intifada' Must End

Feiglin Accuses Aharonovich of Covering Up Terror

Feiglin says minister should be sacked for covering up murder of Netanel Arami hy''d, 'no less shocking than ISIS beheadings.'

Feiglin Accuses Aharonovich of Covering Up Terror Attack

Watch: Arabs Attack Jerusalem Day Care Center

Arab rioters unleash fireworks, firebombs and rocks at Jewish children on Mount of Olives, as Aharonovich blamed for security 'collapse.'

Watch: Arabs Attack Jerusalem Day Care Centerplayer

Arabs Riot, Security Min. Denies Jerusalem Terror

Rioters lob fireworks, rocks wounding police on Temple Mount, even as Aharonovich praises '30% drop' in rock attacks and end to firebombs.

While Arabs Riot, Security Minister Denies Terror in Jerusalem

'Do Not Abandon Citizens to Bloodthirsty Rioters'

Hareidi MK calls on internal security minister to create secure path to Kotel, after family nearly killed by Arab ambush on way to the site.

'Do Not Abandon Citizens to Bloodthirsty Rioters'

Officials Vow Crackdown on Arab Riots in Jerusalem

Internal Security Minister and Jerusalem District Police Chief visit latest attack site, but stop short of labeling incident as 'terror.'

Security Officials Vow Crackdown on Arab Riots in Jerusalemplayer

Security Cabinet Was Split Over Ceasefire

Ministers from Jewish Home, Yisrael Beytenu and even Likud opposed truce - but PM circumvented cabinet vote on a legal technicality.

Cabinet Was Split Over Ceasefire - But Netanyahu Accepted Anyway

Minister Admits Gov't Should be Tougher on Hamas

Internal Security Minister calls on gov't to deal 'more violently' with Hamas after meeting family of 4-year-old killed in mortar attack.

Security Minister Admits Gov't Not Tough Enough Against Hamas