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World Nov 20Israel braces for possible third election in less than a year
If Israel is forced into a third election, it would be entering uncharted waters, with opinion polls already predicting a very similar deadlock.
Politics Oct 26Perry defends urging Trump to make call in impeachment focus
Outgoing U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Saturday that he asked President Donald Trump to make the phone call at the center of the impeachment inquiry because it was “important” for the country’s energy needs and had nothing to do…
World Oct 02Netanyahu’s pre-indictment corruption hearing begins in Israel
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currently struggling to prolong his lengthy rule by building a unity government with his primary opponents.
World Sep 22Arab lawmakers in Israel endorse Gantz for prime minister
The Arab bloc in Israel’s parliament broke with tradition Sunday and endorsed Blue and White party chairman Benny Gantz for prime minister, giving the former military chief an edge for the job over incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu.
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…