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Hillary Clinton Wants U.S.-Israel Relationship Back On 'Constructive Footing'

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that relations between the United States and Israel, frayed in recent months over ...

Paul Ryan Says Obama Administration Helped Netanyahu Win

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Tani | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may owe his election victory in part to President Barack Obama, according to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). In ...

Netanyahu's Hard-Right Shift To Win Election Presents Troubles Ahead

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2015 | World

By Luke Baker and Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, March 18 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a come-from-behind victory i...

Netanyahu's Likud Party Wins Israeli Election

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 03.18.2015 | World

The Likud Party, led by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has defied expectations and emerged as the winner in Tuesday's parliamentary electi...

Israeli Opposition Leader Will Make 'Every Effort' To Form New Government

AP | Posted 03.17.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog is refusing to concede defeat in Israel's closely fought parliamentary election. Herzog t...

Netanyahu Claims Election A 'Great Victory' For His Party

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, March 17 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Twitter, claimed a "great victory" in Israel's election on Tuesday, after exit...

Exit Poll Results From Israel's Election Suggest Close Vote

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2015 | World

By Jeffrey Heller and Dan Williams JERUSALEM, March 18 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in Israel's election after exi...

The Many Faces Of Israel Are On Display As Millions Head To Vote

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 03.17.2015 | World

Millions of Israelis head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in parliamentary elections that will decide their new government. The race is a tight on...

Netanyahu Warns 'Arab Voters Are Going To The Polls In Droves'

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 03.18.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) -- With his political future in question, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday made a last-ditch appeal as Israelis went to the...

Netanyahu Offers Finance Ministry To Rival Days Before Election

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, March 15 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, trailing in opinion polls two days before a parliamentary election, publi...

Israeli Opposition Takes Solid Lead In Last Polls Before Election

Reuters | Luke Baker | Posted 03.13.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, March 13 (Reuters) - Israel's center-left opposition is poised for an upset victory in national elections next week, with the last opinion ...

Tens Of Thousands Attend Anti-Netanyahu Rally In Tel Aviv

AP | Posted 03.07.2015 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tens of thousands of Israelis are gathering at a Tel Aviv square under the banner "Israel wants change" and calling for Prim...

Netanyahu Takes Campaign Against Iran Deal To Jerusalem Holy Site

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu took his campaign against a nuclear deal with...

Israel Moves Ahead With Early Election

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2015 | World

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed on Wednesday for a "clear ...

The Hailstorm Around Hagel Points Up the System's Dysfunctionality

William Bradley | Posted 04.23.2013 | World
William Bradley

The hailstorm of controversy around Republican Senator Chuck Hagel became a different sort of hysterical this week with the revelation that one of the most sensational charges against the apostate Iraq War backer began as a thoroughly misunderstood joke.

Israel's Next Political Star: Charismatic and Dangerous

Alan Elsner | Posted 02.20.2013 | World
Alan Elsner

Naftali Bennett, who could emerge as leader of Israel's third largest political part after elections on Jan. 22, is charismatic, media- savvy and super-rich. But his ideas are highly dangerous for those of us who care about the future of a Jewish democratic Israel and a two-state solution.

65% Of Israelis Want Likud, Kadima To Form Unity Gov't: Poll

Jerusalem Post | SHELLY PAZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nearly two-thirds of Israelis would like Kadima and the Likud to form a unity government, a survey conducted by Market Watch the day after last week's...

Israeli Election: Kadima Leads In Final Vote Count

AP | MARK LAVIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The Kadima Party of moderate Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni kept its slight lead over Benjamin Netanyahu's hawkish Likud in final elec...

Netanyahu: Better for America, Better For Israel

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

It will be easier for President Obama to deal with Netanyahu than with the almost equally hawkish Tzipi Livni because Livni seems dedicated to ending the conflict.

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 RESULTS: Both Livni, Netanyahu Declare Victory

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

***UPDATE Feb 11 12:05AM*** AP reports: Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and hard-line rival Benjamin Netanyahu both claimed victory Tuesday in Israel's p...

ISRAELI ELECTION RESULTS: Both Livni, Netanyahu Declare Victory

AP | STEVEN GUTKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and hard-line rival Benjamin Netanyahu both claimed victory Tuesday in Israel's parliamentary election,...

Life of an Israeli Government: Nasty, Brutish and Short

Natan Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Natan Sachs

Israel's inability to stay out of the news for long is due not merely to hawkish administrations or a near-impossible region. The lack of strategic leadership is also the product of a broken political system.

Israel Rules Out Hamas Contacts, Threatens Force

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HERZLIYA, Israel — Israel's foreign minister threatened Monday to keep hitting Hamas as long as it attacks Israel, ruling out negotiations with ...

Israeli Election: Netanyahu Says Iran Nukes Trumps Global Economy

AP | JOHN DANISZEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DAVOS, Switzerland — Israeli election front-runner Benjamin Netanyahu told a session of the World Economic Forum on Thursday that preventing Ira...