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…

No clear winner in Israeli polls

The Central Elections Committee has announced the final count of votes cast in Israel’s national election on Tuesday. The tally shows that the right-wing Likud party led by Prime Minister…

Israelis vote for 24th Knesset

Polling stations opened at 7 AM in Israel this morning in the fourth national election in two years, and will close at 10 PM local time. 6,578,084 citizens are eligible…

Brief guide to Israeli elections

Israelis head back to the polls tomorrow to cast their ballots in the unprecedented fourth national election in two years. According to final public opinion polls, no single party will…

World reacts to US Capitol riots

World leaders are expressing shock as the United States Capitol was stormed by supporters of President Donald Trump as a joint-session of Congress met to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s election…

Ultra-Orthodox defy Israel’s COVID plan

Several prominent Israeli politicians are advocating the enactment of stern measures against Jewish religious seminaries and schools that fail to comply with government directives to curb the coronavirus pandemic, primarily…

Israel limits protests to curb COVID-19

The Israeli Knesset approved legislation to ban citizens from holding demonstrations more than 1 km (0.6 miles) from their homes. Ratification followed an all-night debate in the nation’s parliament of…