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Netanyahu Clears First Step To Form Coalition

AP | Posted 04.29.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has taken the first step in forming his governing coalition by signing agreements with two parties. Benjam...

Despite Victory, Netanyahu Is Struggling To Form Coalition

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 04.20.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — With a resounding election victory last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path toward quickly...

Israel's Novice Lawmakers Feel Their Way

The Media Line | Linda Gradstein | Posted 04.22.2013 | World

By Linda Gradstein/The Media Line Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened his most recent copy of Time magazine, with its list of the 100 most inf...

New Israeli Government Formed

AP | Posted 05.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister has notified the country's president that he has succeeded in forming a government. Benjamin Netanyahu pres...

Bibi's Coalition First In Decades To Exclude Ultra-Orthodox Parties

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.15.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Forced to rely on the support of two fast-rising rivals in his new governing coalition, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu now faces ...

Why It Is Taking Israel So Long To Form A Gov't

The Media Line | Linda Gradstein | Posted 02.21.2013 | World

By Linda Gradstein/The Media Line It is now a full month since the Israeli public went to the polls, but the winner, Prime Minister Binyamin Netany...

Former Israeli FM Joins Netanyahu Coalition

AP | By JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday added his first coalition partner as he works to build a new government, agree...

Draft Exemption For Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Expire

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

JERUSALEM, Aug 1 (Reuters) - An Israeli law that exempts ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students from military service expired on Wednesday under a ...

Israel Faces Another Coalition Crisis

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 09.02.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister on Tuesday moved to contain the first major crisis in his newly expanded coalition government after his most...

Implications of the Coalition Political Deal in Israel

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 07.11.2012 | World
Robert K. Lifton

The new coalition brings with it opportunity for Israel to make necessary and desirable changes in the internal structure of their political systems and programs and external changes in their relationships with the Palestinians and the Arab nations.

First Rifts In Israel's New Coalition

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — A controversial practice that has allowed tens of thousands of young ultra-Orthodox men to avoid compulsory military service has eme...

Avigdor Lieberman Should Be Judged On His Actions, Not His Words: Commentary

Israel Policy Forum | Jonathan Cristol | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The global Left wing media has widely and predictably reviled the elevation of Avigdor Lieberman to foreign minister. Robert Fisk, writing in The Ind...

Netanyahu Given 14-Day Extension To Form Israeli Government

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Shimon Peres on Friday accorded Prime Minister-designate a 14-day extension to form a government. ...

Netanyahu Fails To Convince Livni To Form Unity Coalition

Haaretz | Mazal Mualem, Yair Ettinger and Nadav Shragai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu failed to persuade his centrist rival, Kadima party leader Tzipi Livni, to join him in a broad coalition F...

Israeli Election: Inconclusive Results Puts Israel, Peace In Limbo

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's new coalition government _ whether led by hard-line Benjamin Netanyahu or his moderate rival Tzipi Livni _ is likely to tak...

Israeli Election: U.S. Declares Support For Any Israeli Government Formed

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: 2pm The U.S. State Department said Wednesday it would work with whatever new government is formed in Israel, Haaretz reports. At a Washingto...