Bennett joins Lapid unity government

Far-right Yamina party leader Naftali Bennett has announced support for the formation of a unity government with centrist Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid. Lapid was tasked by Israeli President Reuven…

24th Israeli Knesset sworn in

120 Members of Knesset (MKs) have taken the oath of office to become the 24th parliament in Israeli history. An honor guard overseen by Knesset Speaker Yariv Lavin greeted the…

Netanyahu tasked with forming government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been tasked with forming the country’s 36th government. President Reuven Rivlin announced his appointment of Netanyahu after concluding consultations with representatives of all the13…

Timeline for Israeli PM candidate

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will begin consultations on 5 April with representatives from all of the recently-elected political parties, who will present their preferred candidate to try to form a…