Middle East

Opposition rallies to 'save' Israel from Netanyahu

Organisers say tens of thousands of people participated in the Tel Aviv event, but police estimate a far lower turnout.

Opposition rallies to 'save' Israel from Netanyahu

Golan Heights

Israel says site found for Golan's 'Trump' settlement

Prime Minister Netanyahu says will submit new settlement plan for cabinet approval once a new government takes office.

Israel says site found for Golan's 'Trump' settlement

Israel

Israel swears in new parliament after divisive election

Israeli PM Netanyahu faces test to reconcile demands of ultra-Orthodox religious parties with those of secular factions.

Israel swears in new parliament after divisive election

Middle East

Netanyahu wins support to form Israeli government

Coalition negotiations set to begin as majority of parliament backs PM to continue as leader, president says.

Netanyahu wins support to enter Israel government formation talks

Inside Story

What kind of government will take power in Israel?

Benjamin Netanyahu looks likely to form Israel's next government following a tight electoral race.

Israel

What does a Netanyahu election victory mean for Palestinians?

Senior political analyst Marwan Bishara discusses the effect Netanyahu's potential fifth election victory could have on Palestinians living in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip.

Israel

Results show Netanyahu on course for fifth term

With most votes counted, Netanyahu's Likud party seems better placed to form coalition government after a close contest.

Israel

Polls close in Israel as Netanyahu seeks fifth term

Police confiscate dozens of body cameras placed by Netanyahu's Likud party in polling sites in Palestinian areas.

Israel

Netanyahu criticised over cameras in polling stations

Arab parties accuse Likud of attempting to infringe on the rights of Palestinian voters on election day.

Opinion

US presidents have always meddled in Israel's elections

But Trump is the first one that is doing so without any consideration for the prospects of peace.

Akiva Eldar

by Akiva Eldar

Akiva Eldar

Special series

A Rock and a Hard Place: What is it like to live In Jerusalem?

Jerusalemites of three faiths share their life stories and thoughts on the city's past, present and future.

Middle East

Netanyahu plays race card: Israel is 'Jewish nation'

The Israeli prime minister is further stirring ethnic divisions as he tries to get support from far-right parties in his re-election bid.

Israel

Will Netanyahu annex illegal settlements in West Bank?

Analysts say it's just election talk to grab votes on the right, but Palestinians take the Israeli PM's words seriously.

Will Netanyahu annex illegal settlements in West Bank?

Israel

Israel elections 2019: All you need to know

Netanyahu will have to beat Gantz's Blue and White Party to become Israel's longest-serving prime minister.

Vladimir Putin

Putin, Netanyahu, meet in Moscow ahead of Israeli elections

The two leaders reportedly discussed events in Syria just days before Netanyahu runs for re-election.

Putin, Netanyahu, meet in Moscow ahead of Israeli elections