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Women in Israel voiced their outrage at the appointment of the only male member of the parliamentary group tackling gender equality as its lead.

Negotiations around forming a new government, likely an interim unity administration, will continue on Monday.

Netanyahu claims Israel election win despite corruption charges

The New Arab & agencies

Netanyahu claims Israel election win despite corruption charges

Monday's election left the veteran right-winger in prime position to form a government and end a year of political deadlock, after similar votes in April and September proved inconclusive.

Indicted Netanyahu claims victory in Israel vote

The New Arab & agencies

Indicted Netanyahu claims victory in Israel vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory on in Israel's general election, with exit polls putting the indicted premier in a strong ...

Israeli election: Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked as results pour in

The New Arab

Israeli election: Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked as results pour in

Israeli media reported that Netanyahu's right-wing Likud and Gantz's Blue and White had 32 seats each of parliament's 120, with more than 90 ...

The New Arab

Lieberman to Netanyahu: Crush Gaza or no parliamentary coalition

Far-right Avigdor Lieberman says his party will only be a part of the coalition in the next Knesset if Tel Aviv's policy will go even harder on the besieged Gaza.

The New Arab

Hamas slams 'all Zionist election results' as meaningless

The results of the Israeli elections are meaningless for as long as the 'Zionist society' continues to occupy Palestinians, according to Hamas ...

The New Arab

Israel's chief rabbi demands citizens prove their Jewishness

An investigation has revealed that the Chief Rabbinate in Israel requests those hoping to marry, as well as their relatives, undergo a DNA test ...

CJ Werleman

Why Israel wants to ban filming Israeli soldiers

Comment: Israeli lawmakers' attempts to muzzle citizen journalists and the press shows the power of their narratives, writes CJ Werleman.

Israeli MP calls for recognition of 'Armenian genocide'

The New Arab

Israeli MP calls for recognition of 'Armenian genocide'

Israel's parliament is set to push a number of proposals against Turkey in the latest tit-for-tat diplomatic spat between the two sides.

The New Arab

Israel prepares to demolish home of Palestinian attacker

Israel's military has taken preliminary steps to demolish the home of a Palestinian gunman who killed three Israelis in a Jerusalem-area ...

Trump team urges Israel right to curb jubilation

The New Arab & agencies

Trump team urges Israel right to curb jubilation

Donald Trump's aides are urging Israel's right-wing to curb public jubilation at his election as US President, Israeli media cited Defence ...

Balad arrests won't be the last in Israel's ethnocracy

Ben White

Balad arrests won't be the last in Israel's ethnocracy

Comment: The escalating campaign against dissent shown towards the idea of Israel as an exclusively Jewish state has long targeted those who ...

The Israeli Right is more dangerous than Lieberman

Usaid Saddiqui

The Israeli Right is more dangerous than Lieberman

Comment: Western media condemn Netanyahu's appointment of Lieberman, but Israeli politics and society lurched to the far-right much earlier; a ...

Israel forms 'most right-wing government' in state's history Israel forms 'most right-wing government' in state's history

The New Arab & agencies

Israel forms 'most right-wing government' in state's history

Video: Israel has reached a deal with the far-right Yisrael Beiteinu party to join the government - with ultra-hawk Avigdor ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Israeli opposition decries Netanyahu's 'leniency' with Palestinians

Analysis: Right-wing politicians and activists are calling for a "tougher response" against Palestinians, following clashes in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem that some believe constitute a new intifada.

AAAJ and agencies

Israel's deputy speaker accused of drug and prostitution links

Oren Hazan, who denies the allegations, is suspended pending investigations in latest claims to hit Israeli politics.

Nidal Mohamad Watad

Latest Knesset launches with right-wing majority

Analysis: The new Israeli government is expected to be more hard-line than ever.

Dia Khalil

Netanyahu wins election as tension with PA deepens

Israel's right-wing Likud party won 30 of the 120 seats in parliament against 24 for the centre-left Zionist Union ensuring that Netanyahu will ...

Netanyahu's fear mongering wins

Jonathan Cook

Netanyahu's fear mongering wins

Analysis: Netanyahu's gambit pays off and puts another nail in the coffin of the West's pet peace project. The showing of the Joint List was one ...

Said Arikat

Israel elections: Palestinians must never back away from ICC

Comment: Whatever the outcome of this week's elections, Palestinians will continue to be subjected to colonisation and ethnic cleansing by ...

Three possible scenarios for the next Israeli government

Nidal Mohammad Watad

Three possible scenarios for the next Israeli government

Analysis: Two days before the Israeli general elections, and the result is too close to call. Here are some possible outcomes.

Haneen Zoabi attacked during women's political discussion

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Haneen Zoabi attacked during women's political discussion

A debate in Israel ended in violence after Zoabi, a Palestinian member of Israel's Knesset, was attacked during a discussion about women and ...

Netanyahu’s early elections will scapegoat Palestinian citizens

Jonathan Cook

Netanyahu’s early elections will scapegoat Palestinian citizens

Early move to election designed to strengthen right’s hand by accentuating internal threats and cast the vote as one for Israel's soul.

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