The head of Israel's right-wing Jewish Power party, who has long advocated to further escalate hard-line policies against Palestinians, is set to become Israel's next minister of national security.
Benjamin Netanyahu is set to return to power in Israel for the fifth time, with the most ultra-far-right coalition in the country’s history.
FormerJerusalem mayor wants to prevent the reopening of the US embassy for Palestinians. The draft law is likely to be passed in the parliament.
Yair Lapid is seeking to forge a diverse alliance the Israeli media has dubbed a bloc for "change", which includes the nationalist hardliner Naftali Bennett as well as Arab-Israeli lawmakers.
A single lie may not damage a society, but an unending stream of thousands has a cumulative effect, and history has shown us how dangerous that can be.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his allies do not have the necessary parliamentary seats to form a majority coalition, results from this week's election has shown, as vote counting ends.
Tuesday’s election takes place after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu triggered the collapse of a unity government he had formed with his rival Benny Gantz following the three previous inconclusive elections.
Israeli Jewish youth are staunchly and increasingly right-wing. What does this imply for the future of Israel?
Between entrenched social divides, the lack of a contesting left and increasingly virulent political rhetoric, Israel is struggling with political fragmentation.
Israel’s government is accused of not acting against violent settler protests, in which Jewish extremists beat and injure police forces and Palestinian civilians.
Gideon Saar, who formerly served in education and interior minister posts for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party, has left the party he feels “serves Netanyahu's criminal trial”.
Benny Gantz, a former army chief serving as defence minister, says that Prime Minister Netanyahu's refusal to support a budget proposal made clear that the premier wanted to take Israel back to the polls.
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