Israeli military carries out airstrikes in Gaza Strip

Israeli forces on Thursday killed nine Palestinians — including at least seven militants and a 61-year-old woman — in the deadliest single incident in the occupied West Bank in two decades, Palestinian officials said. Two rockets were fired from Gaza early Friday and Israel responded with airstrikes on the territory, further escalating tensions.

Israel Removing Palestinian Flags

Israeli-Palestinian tensions rose further Monday after Israel’s new National Security Minister, Itamar Ben-Gvir, instructed police to remove Palestinian flags from public spaces.

Netanyahu government set for swearing-in Thursday, but hurdles remain

Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu will attempt to swear in his governing coalition of far-right and ultra-Orthodox parties on Thursday, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin said Monday, with the former premier looking to retake power before a deadline to get his unruly partners in line.

Jerusalem Explosions Kill One Injures 15

Suspected Palestinian militants set off explosions at two bus stops in Jerusalem, leaving one person dead and at least 15 people injured, authorities said early Wednesday.

‘Israel’s Ex-PM Netanyahu Wins Elections’

Israel’s controversial ex-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing allies have won 61 seats, enough to form a majority in the 120-seat Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, election exit polls showed Tuesday.

Netanyahu eyes comeback on eve of Israel election

Israeli politicians were making their final campaign pitches Monday before the divided country holds its fifth election in less than four years, with hawkish ex-premier Benjamin Netanyahu eyeing a comeback.

Israel Poll: Netanyahu Would Have 61 Seats to Form Coalition

The latest poll shows that if the election for the Knesset were held today, the bloc led by Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would win 61 seats, just enough to form a government. The center-left bloc headed by Prime Minister Yair Lapid would have 55 seats.

Latest Polls Show Lapid & Netanyahu Tied 60-60, Outcome Depends on Arab Turnout

The first poll following the closing of the election lists on Thursday was issued with great fanfare by Kan 11 News Saturday night, and it reveals that, 1. Nothing has changed on the ground, other than the fact that Balad, the crazy, hateful, anti-Israeli Arab list that’s been dumped from the Joint Arab List will not make the cut, remaining well below the 3.25% vote threshold, leaves their former partners with only 4 mandates; and, 2. Everything has changed on the ground because now Lapid can rely on the Joint Arab List to recommend him to the President to take a stab at cobbling a new coalition government.

Israel elections: Both blocs still fail to form a coalition – poll

With 100 days left before the elections for the 25th Knesset, both the bloc supporting former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the bloc forming the current coalition are projected to fail in forming a majority government, according to a poll published by KAN News on Sunday.

Poll: Netanyahu’s right wing bloc would win most seats if election was held now

A poll released by Israel’s Channel 12 News on Monday shows that if a general election were held now, former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing bloc would win 60 seats in the Knesset, just one seat short of the majority needed to form a coalition, Israel National News (INN) reports. Led by Netanyahu, the Likud party would have the most seats at 36, Monday’s poll found.

Israel: Arab Ra’am party to stay in governing coalition

Israel’s Likud party led by former PM Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday withdrew a bill to dissolve the Knesset after Ra’am leader Mansour Abbas said his Islamist independent Arab party will remain in the governing coalition, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.

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