Israel’s new caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid is reportedly willing to resume talks with the Palestinian Authority on creating a “two-state solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israel365 News reports
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced Wednesday that he was withdrawing from political life and that he would not take part in the country’s next national election, a move that could possibly ease the return of long-serving leader Benjamin Netanyahu, who was ousted from office a year ago.
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Monday announced their intention to introduce a bill that would dissolve the Knesset, triggering Israel’s fifth snap election in just three years.
As tensions between Iran and the West ramped up this week, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned in an interview published Saturday that Tehran was drawing “dangerously close” to producing nuclear weapons.
Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu has been holding talks with a member of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s Yamina party to convince him to defect and bring about the collapse of the governing coalition, Ynet has learned on Wednesday.