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Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit at a conference of the Israeli Television News Company in the Jerusalem International Convention Center (ICC) on Sept. 3, 2018. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

As mandate passes to Netanyahu rival Benny Gantz, all eyes now turn to Mandelblit

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When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began the process of trying to form a government 28 days ago, he had 55 Knesset seats supporting him—32 from his Likud Party, nine from Shas, eight from...
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman announces his resignation following the ceasefire with Hamas in Gaza during a press conference in the Knesset, Nov. 14, 2018. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Lieberman plan calls for Netanyahu to be first premier, but without right-wing bloc

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Yisrael Beiteinu Party head Avigdor Lieberman presented his plan on Wednesday evening for a government consisting of his own party added to the Blue and White Party, and the Likud Party. According to his proposal, ...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin presents Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with the mandate to form a new government, after the results of the country's votes were announced following the Sept. 17 elections, at the President's Residence in Jerusalem on Sept. 25, 2019. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Rivlin taps Netanyahu to form next government of Israel

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next government. In his address, Rivlin said that Netanyahu, who has the backing of 55 Knesset members, six short of a majority,...
U.S. President Donald Trump with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Ben-Gurion International Airport on May 23, 2017. Credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO.

Trump calls Israeli politics ‘ridiculous,’ tells Israel to ‘get their act together’

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Israel’s return to national elections just six months after the previous one is “ridiculous” and “all messed up,” but added that there is a “good chance”...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump with senior White House adviser Jared Kushner at the start of a meeting in Jerusalem on May 22, 2017. Credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO.

Trump administration to release Mideast peace plan ‘when the timing is right’

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As Israel heads to the polls on Sept. 17, the fate of the release of the Trump administration’s entire Mideast peace plan for the Israelis and the Palestinians remains to be seen, an administration...
U.S. President Donald Trump. Credit: Sean Sullivan and Robert Costa via Flickr.

Trump publicly expresses disappointment with second round of Israeli elections

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U.S. President Donald Trump expressed disappointment on Thursday as Israel will hold new elections on Sept. 17 following Israeli lawmakers taking an unprecedented step on Wednesday to dissolve the Knesset. “It’s too bad what happened in Israel,”...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and then-Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman at a graduation ceremony of the National Security College on July 13, 2016. Photo by Flash90.

Likud MKs blast Lieberman, warn he will ‘pay the price’ for scuttling coalition talks

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Likud Knesset members railed against Yisrael Beiteinu chairman Avigor Lieberman in Israeli media on Thursday morning, hours after his refusal to join Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition forced Israel into new elections next...
Israeli Prime Minister and Likud Party head Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the media at the Knesset on May 27, 2019. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Negotiations over Israeli government go down to wire as fresh elections loom

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Negotiations over forming Israel’s next governing coalition are appearing to go down to the wire as a Wednesday-night deadline and potential elections loom. “Until midnight tomorrow, the mandate for forming the government is in the...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (right) tasks Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on April 17, 2019, with forming a government coalition. Credit: Haim Zach/GPO.

Rivlin gives Netanyahu two more weeks to form coalition

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Following a request by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has agreed to grant Netanyahu two more weeks to form a coalition. Netanyahu will now have until May 29 to form a...