Avigdor Lieberman

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Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz fails to form coalition govt; Israel stares at third election in less than a year
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Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz fails to form coalition govt; Israel stares at third election in less than a year

Announcement by Benny Gantz, leader of the centrist Blue and White party, prolongs the political paralysis that has gripped the nation for the past year

Benjamin Netanyahu, rival party leader Benny Gantz hold talks to break Israel's political deadlock following inconclusive election last month
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Benjamin Netanyahu, rival party leader Benny Gantz hold talks to break Israel's political deadlock following inconclusive election last month

Israel has been paralyzed by political deadlock following inconclusive election last month, with neither Likud nor Blue and White party got 61 seat majority

Israel elections 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu faces key test in bid to remain PM as unity govt talks hit roadblock; corruption hearing today
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Israel elections 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu faces key test in bid to remain PM as unity govt talks hit roadblock; corruption hearing today

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a key day Wednesday in his attempt to remain premier, with both a planned corruption hearing and his unity government talks nearing a dead end.

Israel elections 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu trails by one vote as Benny Gantz's party leads with 33 seats out of 120
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Israel elections 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu trails by one vote as Benny Gantz's party leads with 33 seats out of 120

Israel's election committee published final results from last week's election on Wednesday that gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud an additional seat, but which did not change the deadlock the country faces

Israel election 2019: Impasse likely to end after Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz agree to explore unity government in first meeting
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Israel election 2019: Impasse likely to end after Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz agree to explore unity government in first meeting

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent Benny Gantz agreed to explore options for a unity government Monday as they met for the first time since last week's election at the request of Israel's president

Flip a coin to decide who serves as Israel PM first: 'Kingmaker' Avigdor Lieberman tells Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz
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Flip a coin to decide who serves as Israel PM first: 'Kingmaker' Avigdor Lieberman tells Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz

Avigdor Lieberman's Yisrael Beitenu party on Sunday refrained from endorsing both the candidates for prime ministership during President Reuven Rivlin's consultations

Israel election 2019: Arab parties seek to keep Benjamin Netanyahu from forming next govt, back ex-military chief Benny Gantz for prime minister
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Israel election 2019: Arab parties seek to keep Benjamin Netanyahu from forming next govt, back ex-military chief Benny Gantz for prime minister

Israeli Arab political parties broke with longstanding precedent Sunday and endorsed ex-military chief Benny Gantz for prime minister following last week's elections

Israel election 2019: Benny Gantz's centrist party leads with 33 seats out of 120; Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing party trails by 2 votes with 31 seats
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Israel election 2019: Benny Gantz's centrist party leads with 33 seats out of 120; Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing party trails by 2 votes with 31 seats

Near-complete official results Friday confirmed a deadlock in Israel's general election this week, putting Benny Gantz's party as the largest but without an obvious path to form a majority coalition

Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu in standoff with rival over unity government; Benny Grantz for coalition only if he is made PM
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Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu in standoff with rival over unity government; Benny Grantz for coalition only if he is made PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were in a standoff over calls for a unity government on Thursday as election results put the premier's long tenure at risk

Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu calls on rival Benny Gantz to form coalition as exit polls indicate no clear winner
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Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu calls on rival Benny Gantz to form coalition as exit polls indicate no clear winner

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on his main challenger Benny Gantz on Thursday to form a unity government together as election results showed both without an obvious path to a majority coalition

Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu fails to win majority; Likud led right-wing bloc trails behind centre-left White and Blue group by one seat
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Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu fails to win majority; Likud led right-wing bloc trails behind centre-left White and Blue group by one seat

With Israeli media reporting more than 90 percent of votes counted in Tuesday’s election, the bloc led by Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party was more or less even with a likely grouping headed by Benny Gantz’s centrist Blue and White party

Israel election 2019: 'Tight race’ between Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz; unity govt with Avigdor Lieberman's party could be on cards
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Israel election 2019: 'Tight race’ between Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz; unity govt with Avigdor Lieberman's party could be on cards

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz awaited results from the country's general election on Wednesday after exit polls showed them locked in a tight race, leaving the country in suspense.

Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu battles for political survival after exit polls, rival Benny Gantz says 'it appears PM is defeated'
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Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu battles for political survival after exit polls, rival Benny Gantz says 'it appears PM is defeated'

Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in a battle for political survival after exit polls following Tuesday’s election showed the race too close to call and the Israeli leader’s decade-long grip on power slipping

Israel votes to decide political relevance of Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz; Avigdor Lieberman likely to be kingmaker
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Israel votes to decide political relevance of Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz; Avigdor Lieberman likely to be kingmaker

Israel voted in its second election in five months on Tuesday that will decide whether or not to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's term as the country's longest-serving prime minister despite corruption allegations against him.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu takes charge of defence portfolio, says snap polls would be 'irresponsible'
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Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu takes charge of defence portfolio, says snap polls would be 'irresponsible'

Netanyahu said heading to elections now, amid repeated violent confrontations with Gaza militants, was "irresponsible" of his coalition partners, who have been pushing for early polls since the resignation last week of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman over a Gaza cease-fire.

Israeli defence minister resigns, accuses Benjamin Netanyahu of surrendering before Hamas
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Israeli defence minister resigns, accuses Benjamin Netanyahu of surrendering before Hamas

As news of a ceasefire between the Israeli government and Hamas—which controls the Gaza Strip—broke, Avigdor Lieberman's office put out a statement saying any claim that he had backed ending Israel's offensive was "fake news".

Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Iran of harbouring secret atomic warehouse, says Israel will not let Tehran develop nuclear weapons
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Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Iran of harbouring secret atomic warehouse, says Israel will not let Tehran develop nuclear weapons

Iran "hasn't abandoned its goal to develop nuclear weapons," Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN General Assembly, where his annual appearance has frequently focused on Israel's chief enemy, the Islamic republic. "Israel will never let a regime that calls for our destruction to develop nuclear weapons. Not now, not in 10 years, not ever," he said

Vladimir Putin attributes shooting down of Russian plane off Syrian coast to 'chain of tragic events'
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Vladimir Putin attributes shooting down of Russian plane off Syrian coast to 'chain of tragic events'

Vladimir Putin's comments appeared to somewhat defuse a possible crisis after Russia's Defence Ministry accused Israel of indirectly causing the incident.

Israel likely to attack suspected Iranian military assets in Iraq; Jerusalem says defence 'not limited to Syrian territory'
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Israel likely to attack suspected Iranian military assets in Iraq; Jerusalem says defence 'not limited to Syrian territory'

Israel signalled on Monday that it could attack suspected Iranian military assets in Iraq, as it has done with scores of air strikes in war-torn Syria.

Israel to reopen Erez border crossing with Gaza, a week after closing it following violent clashes
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Israel to reopen Erez border crossing with Gaza, a week after closing it following violent clashes

Israel will reopen the Erez border crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, defence minister Avigdor Lieberman said,