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.
It’s time for right-wing members of the coalition government to come home, former prime minister and current Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday night at a rally held in Jerusalem.
Opposition Leader and former premier Benjamin Netanyahu is on the cusp of having enough support for the Likud and its allies to form a new government if new elections were held today, according to a poll released Tuesday.
Further revelations have emerged about the controversial Pegasus spyware developed by the Israeli NSO Group.
Bedouin rioters in southern Israel’s Negev desert have torched cars, blocked trains, and injured two police officers in protest at a government forest-planting program they see as a land grab, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday hit out at the government after a report said Israel consulted with the United States before carrying out attacks earlier this year on an Iranian nuclear facility and a missile base.
Thousands rallied in Tel Aviv Tuesday night against government policies they deemed “dangerous” to Israel’s Jewish character.
Israeli lawmakers are set to begin marathon voting on Wednesday to try and pass the first national budget in three years, a major test for the fractious coalition government that was sworn in earlier this year after four divisive elections.
The US and Israel sent their respective National Security Advisers to the White House on Tuesday for talks on Iran’s nuclear program, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
Foreign Minister Yair Lapid told a meeting of his Yesh Atid faction on Monday that the members of the government coalition must stay unified ahead of the deadline to pass the state budget.
Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is “hopeful” that the new conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court will soon end abortion rights and “restore the sanctity of life.”
Defense Minister and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz met once again with opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu at the end of the last Knesset session, the latest in a series of recent meetings between the two party leaders.
Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu again lashed out Monday at the new government for promising a “no surprises policy” with the US, saying that the Biden administration would use Israel’s goodwill to foil an attack against Iran.
Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party renewed on Monday its public efforts to persuade Blue and White’s Benny Gantz to leave the government and form an alternate coalition with right-wing parties.
Israel put pressure on U.S. lawmakers to reject initiatives to restore the Iran nuclear deal during a recent bipartisan congressional trip taken to the Middle East.
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett mocked opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu as a ham-fisted showman, and the two traded barbs over their respective governments’ handling of Iranian tensions in dueling speeches to the Knesset plenum on Monday.
Former IDF chief of staff Gadi Eisenkot said Friday that Iran is nearer than ever to producing a nuclear weapon, while appearing to imply that America’s 2018 exit from the accord was a mistake.
In what has been understood as a warning to Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett stated Wednesday that Israel will always defend itself, by itself, against any external threat, the Jerusalem Post reports. The PM made his remarks as the UN Security Council in New York debated Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.
Israel’s new government ordered airstrikes against militants in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday in response to incendiary balloons that crossed into the country from the Palestinian territory.
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid have made clear that Israel will continue the Netanyahu government’s opposition to the Iran nuclear agreement, as international efforts continued to revive the pact abandoned by former U.S. president Donald Trump.