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Naftali Bennett revealed on Monday that his party would support the Likud, though Netanyahu's coalition still remains short of the 61 seats needed to form a government.

An Israeli parliamentarian has accused police of beating him up during a protest in East Jerusalem.

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Emad Moussa

Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of Israeli politics.

Israel president nominates Netanyahu to try to form government

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Israel president nominates Netanyahu to try to form government

Israel's president nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to try to form a government following the latest inconclusive election.

Israel president to announce pick to form coalition

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Israel president to announce pick to form coalition

Israel President Reuven Rivlin will announce his choice for a leader to form a new government, with Netanyahu leading the pack for endorsements.

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Israel's Netanyahu on trial as coalition talks ramp up

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced court in his corruption trial while his bid to form a government after another inconclusive election entered a critical phase.

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Israeli PM Netanyahu's court corruption battle resumes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fighting for his political life on two fronts: coalition talks, and a corruption trial over claims he ...

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Netanyahu due in court, as coalition talks ramp up

Israel's legal and political dramas converge Monday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu due in court for his corruption trial and the ...

Mitchell Plitnick

A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Comment: A new group seeks to sell Israel to American liberals. But the reality of massive and long-term violations of Palestinian rights will ...

Israel's political stalemate to land at Rivlin's doorstep

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Israel's political stalemate to land at Rivlin's doorstep

President Reuven Rivlin will begin consultations next week with Israel's political rivals in hopes to put together a majority coalition in the ...

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Unlikely bedfellows hold key to new Netanyahu term

With the full results from Tuesday's general election now in, Netanyahu needs the support of parties are openly hostile to Arabs and Muslims, to ...

Deadlock once again after Israeli elections

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Deadlock once again after Israeli elections

Israel's fourth general election in two years offered no clear indication on whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu or his rivals could form ...

Palestinian-Israeli party becomes surprise kingmaker after Israel election

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Palestinian-Israeli party becomes surprise kingmaker after Israel election

Mansour Abbas and his Raam party, who broke away from the mainly Arab Joint list over ideological divisions, is on track to be the kingmaker in ...

Israel headed for stalemate after 90% of votes counted

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Israel headed for stalemate after 90% of votes counted

Netanyahu's right-wing and religious bloc could turn to Israeli-Palestinian parties to secure the 61-seat majority needed to form government.

Israel voters take fourth shot at deciding Netanyahu's fate

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Israel voters take fourth shot at deciding Netanyahu's fate

Israel holds its fourth election in under two years, with voters still divided over the question: should Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stay ...

Mitchell Plitnick

Israeli elections: The view from Washington

Comment: While Biden may prefer someone like Yair Lapid at the helm, his administration is preparing for another Netanyahu-led Israeli government, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

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Israel's Sa'ar slams rival Bennett on final election day

Gideon Sa’ar has accused Naftali Bennett of forming an alliance with Benjamin Netanyahu, on the final day of campaigning for the Israeli ...

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Israeli election seen as referendum on divisive Netanyahu

Israelis are to vote on Tuesday for a fourth parliamentary election in two years and the race has turned into a referendum on Netanyahu.

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Thousands rally at anti-Netanyahu protest ahead of vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Jerusalem residence was met with thousands of protesters on Saturday, just days ahead of the election.

Netanyahu boosts far-right extremist Ben-Gvir in re-election bid

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Netanyahu boosts far-right extremist Ben-Gvir in re-election bid

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is supporting the re-election bid of Itamar Ben-Gvir, the leader of the Jewish Power movement, who has praised ...

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Netanyahu fights for re-election without key ally Trump

Netanyahu is heading for a fourth general election, but this time without the support of his powerful ally: Donald Trump.

Son of Israel's Netanyahu faces sexual harassment claim

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Son of Israel's Netanyahu faces sexual harassment claim

Yair Netanyahu is being sued for damages over claims of sexual harassment and defamation.

Netanyahu eyes vaccine victory as fourth vote approaches

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Netanyahu eyes vaccine victory as fourth vote approaches

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to win the fourth election in under two years thanks to the efficiency of the Israeli vaccination ...

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian family in West Bank

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Israeli settlers attack Palestinian family in West Bank

The Palestinian family says it owns the land and goes there every Saturday, fearing the settlers will seize it to extend the Mitzpe ...

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