IDF evicts settler outpost

The development marks a yet another challenge for the new right-wing government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner Israeli security forces on Friday evacuated Jewish activists from…

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…

Ben-Gvir warned not to politicize IDF

Israeli leaders have condemned perceived attempts by politicians of the incoming government to interfere with IDF command decisions. By Erin Viner Otzma Yehudit leader MK Itamar Ben-Gvir invoked a firestorm…

Far-right MK appointed Security Minister

The designation comes as part of a coalition deal with Prime Minister-Designate Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party. By Erin Viner "We took a big step towards a full coalition agreement, toward…

Herzog appoints Netanyahu to form government

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received an official mandate by President Isaac Herzog yesterday to form a new  coalition government. By Erin Viner While asking Netanyahu with building the…

Herzog: World concerned about Ben-Gvir

The comment about ultra-nationalist Knesset Member Itamar Ben-Gvir by Israeli President Isaac Herzog came in what is known as a "hot mic" occurrence. By Erin Viner The Israeli leader made…

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 marks Rabin assassination anniversary

By Erin Viner Several ceremonies were held to mark 27 years since the murder of then-Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. By Erin Viner The 5th Israeli Premier was shot to death…

Lapid congratulates Netanyahu

Final results of Israel’s 1 November elections confirm the former premier's triumphant comeback as the head of a solidly right-wing alliance. By Erin Viner Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid…

High voter turnout for Israeli election

Former Premier Benjamin Netanyahu is poised to return to power, proclaiming that his right-wing bloc is on the cusp of a resounding election win. By Erin Viner As of the…