It is second time this year Netanyahu has been asked to form government after he failed in April to put together required 61-seat coalition.
26 Sep 2019 12:53 PM
The timing in a rotation agreement is especially important for Netanyahu, who is facing possible corruption charges in the weeks ahead.
25 Sep 2019 5:02 PM
Israel's president is responsible for choosing a candidate for prime minister after national elections.
24 Sep 2019 6:56 PM
Israel has in the past successfully experimented with a national unity government led by two bigger parties with their leaders leading govt.
23 Sep 2019 2:59 PM
Israel's largely ceremonial president is tasked with picking the politician with the best chance of forming a stable coalition government.
22 Sep 2019 4:43 PM
It is too soon to proclaim the end of the Netanyahu era, but it may be the beginning of the end.
20 Sep 2019 1:16 PM
With nearly 95 per cent of votes counted Thursday, Gantz's Blue and White party stood at 33 seats in Israel's 120-seat Parliament.
19 Sep 2019 2:15 PM
Netanyahu highlighted his close ties with Trump in his election campaign.
19 Sep 2019 2:02 PM
Without Lieberman’s endorsement, both parties appear to have fallen well short of securing a parliamentary majority.
18 Sep 2019 5:13 PM
Dubbed 'King Bibi' by his supporters, Netanyahu had already been stung by his failure to form a government after an election in April.
18 Sep 2019 10:38 AM
Netanyahu, the country's longest-serving prime minister, has dominated the political discourse during the campaign.
15 Sep 2019 2:43 PM
The Israeli military said 15 targets were hit, including a weapons manufacturing facility.
11 Sep 2019 11:40 AM
This is the second time this year that the Israeli leader has cancelled a planned visit to India, doing so earlier before April elections.
03 Sep 2019 3:55 PM
Burnt fields could be seen in the border area and a new military checkpoint was set up outside the Israeli community of Avivim.
02 Sep 2019 6:01 PM
Israel's military said anti-tank missiles from Lebanon targeted an army base and vehicles.
02 Sep 2019 10:31 AM
In a speech on Sunday, Hezbollah leader Nasrallah accused Israel of carrying out an attack with an exploding drone earlier that day.
28 Aug 2019 1:37 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the military had thwarted the planned Iranian attack.
25 Aug 2019 2:05 PM
The latest violence came after Palestinians in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip fired three rockets at southern Israel late Saturday.
18 Aug 2019 12:50 PM
While most Republicans laid low, some support for Netanyahu's move, and Trump's intervention, trickled out.
16 Aug 2019 9:03 AM
India and Israel share an extensive economic, military and strategic relationship that has strengthened in recent years.
15 Aug 2019 6:29 PM