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Israel heads for fourth election in two years after Benjamin Netanyahu-led coalition govt collapses
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Israel heads for fourth election in two years after Benjamin Netanyahu-led coalition govt collapses

Netanyahu finds himself confronted by a trio of disgruntled former aides — led by Gideon Saar, a popular lawmaker who recently broke away from his Likud party — who share his hardline ideology

New govt set to take charge in Israel after 3 deadlocked elections; Netanyahu secures historic fifth term after striking power-sharing deal with rival Gantz
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New govt set to take charge in Israel after 3 deadlocked elections; Netanyahu secures historic fifth term after striking power-sharing deal with rival Gantz

After three deadlocked and divisive elections, and a year and a half of political paralysis, a new government will finally take charge in Israel on Thursday

Despite COVID-19, Mike Pompeo arrives in Israel to discuss West Bank annexation plan with Netanyahu and Gantz
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Despite COVID-19, Mike Pompeo arrives in Israel to discuss West Bank annexation plan with Netanyahu and Gantz

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Wednesday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Israel's plans to annex parts of the West Bank, as Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian teen in a clash with stone-throwers in the occupied territory

Israeli high court allows Benjamin Netanyahu to form government despite indictments; PM set for record fifth term
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Israeli high court allows Benjamin Netanyahu to form government despite indictments; PM set for record fifth term

In a ruling late on Wednesday, Israel’s Supreme Court refused to bar Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from forming a government, clearing the last major obstacle to his claiming a record fifth term as Israel’s leader

Israel political impasse ends: Benjamin Netanyahu to remain PM as Benny Gantz accepts unity government proposal
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Israel political impasse ends: Benjamin Netanyahu to remain PM as Benny Gantz accepts unity government proposal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and his former challenger, Benny Gantz, agreed Monday night to establish a unity government, a deal that finally breaks a yearlong political impasse and keeps Netanyahu in office as he faces trial on corruption charges

Israel edges closer to fourth election as Benjamin Netanyahu-Benny Gantz power-sharing talks falter
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Israel edges closer to fourth election as Benjamin Netanyahu-Benny Gantz power-sharing talks falter

The Israel president on Thursday handed the task of forming a government to Parliament, starting a 21-day countdown that could lead to new elections, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival, Benny Gantz, missed another midnight deadline to reach a power-sharing agreement

Israel elections: Benjamin Netanyahu-led right wing bloc slips further away from majority as Benny Gantz-led party's tally rises to 33
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Israel elections: Benjamin Netanyahu-led right wing bloc slips further away from majority as Benny Gantz-led party's tally rises to 33

Israelis voted on Monday for the third time in less than a year to break the deadlock on government formation, with the country's longest-serving premier Netanyahu fighting for his political survival amid indictments on graft charges, which he denies

Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party two seats short of majority according to exit polls: Israeli PM dubs it a 'giant victory'
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Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party two seats short of majority according to exit polls: Israeli PM dubs it a 'giant victory'

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party emerged as the largest party in the country’s third election in under a year, according to exit polls, but it was unclear whether the embattled Israeli leader could secure a parliamentary majority.

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu wins Likud party leadership race in a big boost ahead of 2020 general elections
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Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu wins Likud party leadership race in a big boost ahead of 2020 general elections

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu easily won a vote to keep the Likud party helm, the party said on Friday, in a boost ahead of what is likely to be a hard-fought general election in March

Israel has ‘full right’ to annex Jordan Valley, says Benjamin Netanyahu after meeting with Mike Pompeo
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Israel has ‘full right’ to annex Jordan Valley, says Benjamin Netanyahu after meeting with Mike Pompeo

Netanyahu said his proposal to annex strategic part of occupied West Bank was discussed during a late-night meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

After Benjamin Netanyahu's indictment on corruption charges, PM and Israel face uncertain and chaotic future
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After Benjamin Netanyahu's indictment on corruption charges, PM and Israel face uncertain and chaotic future

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on Thursday indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a set of long-running corruption cases, throwing his political future into doubt and heightening the uncertainty and chaos surrounding Israel's fitful, yearlong struggle to choose its next leader

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

In a pro-Israel shift, Donald Trump administration upends longstanding US policy on civilian settlements in West Bank
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In a pro-Israel shift, Donald Trump administration upends longstanding US policy on civilian settlements in West Bank

Pompeo said that the United States was rejecting the Obama administration's approach, although he denied that the move was giving a green light to Israel to build more settlements.

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's former military chief Benny Gantz gets a shot at forming coalition govt after President Rivlin gives nod
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Israel's former military chief Benny Gantz gets a shot at forming coalition govt after President Rivlin gives nod

Israel's former military chief Benny Gantz was tasked with forming the next government, but he has few options after last month's elections left him in a near tie with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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 election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu faces ‘difficult task’ of forming new govt as Benny Gantz refuses alliance over corruption charges
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Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu faces ‘difficult task’ of forming new govt as Benny Gantz refuses alliance over corruption charges

Israel’s president on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government, giving the longtime leader the difficult task of breaking a post-election deadlock that has paralysed the country’s political system.

Netanyahu renews call for challenger Gantz to join him after president Rivlin tasks Israel PM to form new govt
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Netanyahu renews call for challenger Gantz to join him after president Rivlin tasks Israel PM to form new govt

Israel's president on Wednesday tasked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with forming a new government after last week's deadlocked elections, his office announced

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