As PM's deadline to gather 61-MK coalition runs out Wednesday at midnight, last potential partner, Habayit Hayehudi, makes big demand; Likud says it's a bluff.
Lieberman's resignation threw a monkey wrench into the works, but chances are that Netanyahu will squeak by with a 61-member government.
With the exit of Yisrael Beiteinu’s Avigdor Lieberman, Habayit Hayehudi’s Naftali Bennett and three Likud members are expected to want the Foreign Ministry post.
Shas to receive three ministerial portfolios, two deputy minister positions.
'The police will do whatever it takes to correct itself, but we need to fix Israeli society,' Netanyahu said.
Outgoing foreign minister's right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu party will not be part of the next coalition.
Prime Minister Netanyahu meets Ethiopian-Israeli soldier whose pummeling by police sparked protests in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
Yisrael Beiteinu sources say Likud is taking them for granted, and they’re uncertain whether they will end up in the coalition or opposition.
Galant will not be invited to all security cabinet meetings, Kulanu will have seat on Judicial Appointments Committee.
The step would enable Habayit Hayehudi MK Shuli Mualem to regain her seat.