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World Sep 18Netanyahu faces uphill battle to form a coalition after repeat election
As election results come in, neither of Israel's main political parties appear able to secure a parliamentary majority with their prospective ideological allies.
World Sep 17Israelis vote in redo election that will test Netanyahu
Benjamin Netanyahu, the longest serving leader in Israeli history, is seeking a fourth consecutive term in office, and fifth overall, but he faces a stiff challenge from retired military chief Benny Gantz.
World Jun 03Israel’s ‘do-over’ election poses new threats to Netanyahu
Various political machinations in Israel's unwieldy parliamentary system have created an unprecedented repeat election and another chance for Netanyahu's rivals to finally topple him after a decade in power.
World May 27Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to have a clear path to victory, and a fourth consecutive term, after the April 9 elections. But he has struggled to form a government ahead of a looming deadline to do so.
World May 06Calm takes hold amid Hamas-Israel cease-fire
The cease-fire aims to end the deadliest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war.
World May 05Palestinians, Israelis amid deadliest fight since 2014 war
Gaza militants on Sunday intensified a wave of rocket fire into southern Israel, striking towns and cities and killing at least three people in one of the bloodiest rounds of fighting since the 2014 war. At least nine Palestinians, including…
Nation May 01Anti-Semitic attacks last year killed most Jews in decades
Israeli researchers recorded nearly 400 cases worldwide last year, with more than a quarter of the major violent cases taking place in the United States.
Arts Apr 17Long-lost Franz Kafka works could emerge after messy legal battle
A long-hidden trove of unpublished works by Franz Kafka could soon be revealed following a decade-long battle over his literary estate that has drawn comparisons to some of his surreal tales.
World Apr 09Israeli exit polls show tight race
With final results hours away, the early indications were that Netanyahu suffered a setback by failing to score a decisive victory.
World Apr 09Netanyahu urges Israelis to vote, says it’s a ‘sacred act’
Israeli voters were deciding Tuesday whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains in office.