Israel

Rivals heading for deadlock in Israel election

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks unlikely to win a 61-seat majority as coalition negotiations loom.

Israel election: Partial results show rivals heading for deadlock

Israel

Israel election: Exit polls show race too close to call

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future remains in the balance after second vote this year.

Israel election: Exit polls show race too close to call

Middle East

Exit polls in Israeli elections predict close result

According to the first round of exit polls, Netanyahu and his right-wing coalition bloc have failed to secure the 61 seat majority they needed.

Israel

Israelis vote in poll seen as referendum on Netanyahu

Analysts say Benjamin Netanyahu unlikely to be able to secure majority, raising prospect of unity government.

Israel election: Voting under way in second poll in five months

Middle East

Israel elections: Polls in rerun vote open

Benjamin Netanyahu, who promised to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank, says leftists will 'weaken' Israel.

Middle East

Analysis: Will Benjamin Netanyahu be re-elected?

Israel's prime minister is competing for his fifth term in office.

Israel

'Desperate to be re-elected': Will Netanyahu win Israel vote?

Public opinion appears divided on eve of poll over future of PM facing prospect of being indicted in corruption cases.

'Desperate to be re-elected': Will Netanyahu win Israel vote?

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli PM again vows to annex 'all' West Bank settlements

Benjamin Netanyahu has made a series of election pledges in recent weeks as Israelis head to the polls on Tuesday.

Israeli PM again vows to annex 'all' West Bank settlements

Middle East

Israel elections: Voters head to polls again

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promising to annex parts of the occupied and divided West Bank city of Hebron.

Israel

What does Israel's election mean for Palestinian factions?

The Palestinian Authority has not hidden its desire to see the back of long-term Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu.

What does Israel's election mean for Palestinian factions?

Israel

Israel's Ethiopian community denounces racism ahead of election

Ethiopian-Israelis, who constitute a small minority of the population, say they face institutional discrimination.

Israel's Ethiopian community denounces racism ahead of election

Middle East

Trump's secret Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in doubt

Analysts say the resignation of Jason Greenblatt, a former Trump company lawyer and the man who was leading the effort, is a bad sign.

Palestine

'We're doomed anyway': Palestinians on Israeli election

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank cannot vote in the parliamentary poll and say they have little hope of change.

'We're doomed anyway': Palestinians on Israeli election

Israel

Palestinians in Israel: Netanyahu's racism makes us want to vote

Leaders of Arab Joint List say prime minister’s incitement against Palestinian citizens of Israel could backfire.

Palestinians in Israel: Netanyahu's racism makes us want to vote

Opinion

Magician or con artist: Why does Netanyahu keep winning?

The Israeli prime minister has managed to deploy the same old tricks every time his re-election has been threatened.

Akiva Eldar

by Akiva Eldar

Akiva Eldar