Shaking the rigid ideologies that have defined Israel’s politics.
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.
The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, must now assemble a parliamentary majority, a task that eluded him in the previous election.
Volodymyr Zelensky, who acted in a comedy before becoming Ukraine’s president, has been thrust into the center of the American impeachment debate.
After Israel’s deadlock election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief opponent, Benny Gantz, agreed to try to negotiate a power-sharing deal.
What they thought they disliked about Benjamin Netanyahu they may find that they dislike about the Jewish state itself.
The leader of the Joint List of predominantly Arab parties explains why it will use its power to help make Benny Gantz prime minister of Israel.
Ayman Odeh, leader of the Arab Joint List, said his group would support a government by Mr. Gantz to keep Benjamin Netanyahu from getting a new term.
In an age of demagogues, Israelis showed that demagogy doesn’t work.
Probably not “peace,” or a Palestinian state any time soon. But certainly political changes and most likely a lesser role for Benjamin Netanyahu.
A higher voter turnout translated into power for Israel’s Arab alliance, opening up possibilities for a more influential role in the political arena.
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.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who tried to win on the strength of his right-wing and religious base, appears to have fallen short of a majority.
Israelis remind Netanyahu he’s a mortal politician, not a king. That may save their democracy and any last chance of peace.
Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for.
The Israeli prime minister may be fighting to stay in power. But the dynamics that kept him there for a decade have shifted under his feet.
The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls pointed to serious obstacles for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israelis are deciding the political fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a contest that has revolved around whether Jewish voters want their country to become more or less religious.