Israel Elections

  • March 16, 2015  

    In the final throes of campaigning before Israel’s election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that there would be no Palestinian state if he is reelected — a move seen as an attempt to draw more right wing votes. Gwen Ifill talks to special correspondent Martin Seemungal, reporting from Tel Aviv, about Netanyahu’s political battle. Continue reading

  • March 12, 2015  

    Will Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold onto power after next week’s elections? The latest polling reveals that Netanyahu’s Likud party is slightly trailing the Zionist Union party, prompting questions about whether the leader will survive the early elections he called. Special correspondent Martin Seemungal reports from Israel on the challenge Netanyahu faces. Continue reading

  • January 23, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, subzero temperatures in parts of the Northeast and Midwest caused 15 states to issue wind chill warnings. Also, the U.S. Air Force vowed to put an end to all sexual misconduct within its ranks. It received some 800 reports of inappropriate behavior in 2012 alone. Continue reading