Israel hails US, Gulf states for sanctioning Iran Guard, Hezbollah

Katz: New penalties are ‘the right way to counter Iranian aggression’ … [Read more...]

Katz: Israel, Switzerland will consider alternatives to UNRWA

Bern suspended payments to UNRWA due to misconduct of senior officials … [Read more...]

Rail from Israel to Gulf ‘makes sense,’ says transportation minister in Oman

Katz says train link ‘beyond political and ideological disagreements’ … [Read more...]

After long wait, Jerusalem-Tel Aviv fast rail finally almost nearly arrives

Netanyahu inaugurates ‘King David Line’ from capial to Ben-Gurion Airport … [Read more...]

Transportation minister: Jerusalem-Tel Aviv fast train to launch by Passover

Katz promises first train will run before late March … [Read more...]

Likud minister Haim Katz questioned on suspicion of insider trading

Katz and adviser allegedly made NIS 290,000 before merger made public … [Read more...]

Danon, Katz, Elkin win Likud races

Victors deny claims that the election shows weakness inside the Knesset's leading party … [Read more...]

Outpost legalization bill pulled at last moment

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—MK Ya’acov Katz (National Union) withdrew his bill to legalize unauthorized West Bank outposts on Wednesday literally seconds before the Knesset vote. He told the plenum … [Read more...]

Meretz Party asks High Court to allow Shabbat buses in Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM (JWN)—The left of center Meretz Party petitioned the High Court of Justice on Wednesday to order the Transport Ministry to allow public transportation on Shabbat in Tel Aviv. The move … [Read more...]

Massive road construction set for east Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JWN)—Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz on Wednesday announced a five-year, NIS 500 million road improvement plan for the capital’s eastern neighborhoods. … [Read more...]

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