The former defense minister says he won't agree to join Netanyahu's government if contentious draft bill isn't promoted, warns of PM's 'personality cult'
Israel's opposition excluded the Arab parties from the rally, but following public pressure Hadash Chairman Ayman Odeh was asked to speak at the event
Negotiations are at a deadlock and the clock is ticking. Here are the possible scenarios for forming a governing coalition
Kahol Lavan, Labor and Meretz join efforts to organize mass protest against Netanyahu's attempt to pass immunity bill
Likud associates believe the PM will focus on making it harder for the court to overturn legislation, while he mulls asking Knesset for legal immunity
Legal counsel calls the process 'inadvisable and undesirable,' but emphasizes it is not technically illegal
Prime minister hopes party leaders would let go of lofty demands 'so that we can build a strong and stable government together'
Weekend work permits for Eurovision complicate Netanyahu’s coalition bargaining with ultra-Orthodox parties
Prime minister is backing a bill that would revoke the High Court's authority to interfere in legislation and administrative decisions by elected officials ■ What does the move mean, what remains unclear, and can the High Court strike down the bill?
Yisrael Beiteinu chief Avigdor Lieberman, who recommended Netanyahu to build the next coalition, demands 'victory' rather than an arrangement for Gaza as condition for joining the coalition
Israeli President Rivlin calls to 'heal the fissures and mend the cracks between tribe and tribe and between man and man'
President Reuven Rivlin tells the new lawmakers that their task is to form a 'joint home,' sounding criticism over racism aimed at Israel's Arab citizens
A series of special events will be held at the Knesset, in an attempt to imbue a regal and ceremonial atmosphere as 49 fresh members prepare to take their seats in the plenum
Big names, including soon-to-be opposition leader Benny Gantz, Gabi Ashkenazi and Avi Gabbay, were no-shows
Figures also reveal a major surge in MKs filing private-member bills on marginal issues, although only about four percent of those proposed were passed
Rafi Peretz and Bezalel Smotrich had reportedly disagreed over the latter's demands, one of which was to grant Netanyahu immunity from prosecution
Justice Hanan Melcer cites testimonies by Likud officials based on hidden cameras; calls on Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit to launch an investigation
Netanyahu shares articles favoring law to prevent charges against him, but his own party's lawmakers profess they're in the dark about his intentions
366,016 votes went to parties that did not pass the electoral threshold, amounting to 8.49 percent of all valid votes
Both the ultra-Orthodox parties and Lieberman are up in arms
The party whose forebear founded Israel is also over a million dollars in debt, since campaign budget had been set based on expectations it would win around 15 seats
President Rivlin urged the PM to make all Israelis equal partners after election campaign, in which 'things were said that shouldn't have been said'
President Reuven Rivlin is expected to task Netanyahu with forming the next government after a majority of 64 lawmakers recommended the premier to build the next coalition
Bennett Takes 'Full Responsibility' for Party's Failure to Enter Knesset After Final Election Results
A final recount has failed to substantiate Hayamin Hehadash's claim of vote-counting irregularities in last week's election ■ Bennett: 'I, and I alone, am responsible for the result'
65 lawmakers tell Rivlin Netanyahu should build governing coalition; Labor party recommends Benny Gantz, criticizing premier's many years in office
Without a strong Kulanu helping to protect them, the courts could fall prey to far-reaching reforms by the new coalition. How Kahol Lavan will act in the new Knesset remains to be seen
Rivlin expected to task Netanyahu with forming Israel's next government ■ Kahol Lavan rules out Netanyahu-led national unity government
Election committee gave Hayamin Hehadash access to ballots after party failed to make it into the Knesset, blaming irregularities
Left-wing leader considering linkup with Arab party too, 'to have a more significant left-wing element, Jewish and Arab' ■ Hadash rules out partnership with 'hypocritical' Meretz
Reuven Rivlin will task the lawmaker receiving the most recommendations with creating new government ■ Gantz congratulates Netanyahu