Netanyahu submits to Court order

Interior and Health Minister Aryeh Deri was fired due to his recent tax conviction. By Erin Viner Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed his senior minister in compliance with a Supreme…

Israeli judicial reform could risk credit rating

Planned revisions by the newly-sworn in government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could affect the country's sovereign credit rating. By Erin Viner "If the announced judicial system changes set a…

Netanyahu gov’t takes aim at High Court

Israeli Justice Minister Yariv Levin has unveiled a plan that would empower the Knesset to overturn some Supreme Court rulings and grant the government more input over nominations to the…

Netanyahu announces new government

With just minutes to the deadline, Israel's longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, announced success in forming the country’s 37th government. By Erin Viner After weeks of unexpectedly tough negotiations with…

Netanyahu vows to govern for all Israelis

The entire country will be represented by policies of his incoming government, said Prime Minister-Designate Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner "Everyone will live in accordance with their own faith. This…

Netanyahu edges closer to government formation

The right-wing Religious Zionism party has reached a deal to join Israel’s 37th government. By Erin Viner Israeli Prime Minister-Designate Benjamin Netanyahu has now secured membership of 46 of the…

Netayahu begins coalition-building talks

Israeli Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu is holding talks with members of the right-wing bloc that will likely form the country’s 37th government. By Erin Viner The presumptive incumbent Prime Minister…

Israel resumes offshore gas exploration

The development is being undertaken in hope of reaching an export deal to Europe. By Erin Viner Exploration for new gas fields is aimed at not only meeting renewable energy…

OECD: Israeli economy ‘remarkable, inspirational’

The Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) highlighted Israel’s economic prowess during a visit to Jerusalem. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner “Since Israel joined…

Israel lowers taxes

The move is part of an economic plan to reduce the cost of living presented by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Minister of Finance Avigdor Liberman and Minister of Economy Orna…