A week after an election appeared to jeopardize his career, Prime Minister Netanyahu is tapped to assemble a government. Israelis are wondering how it happened.
After Israel’s deadlock election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief opponent, Benny Gantz, agreed to try to negotiate a power-sharing deal.
The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents called it just posturing.
Israelis remind Netanyahu he’s a mortal politician, not a king. That may save their democracy and any last chance of peace.
For Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his former deputy Avigdor Liberman, Israel’s do-over election will cap a love-hate saga of three decades.