Netanyahu is still very popular among his party officials and is likely to win any primary election Likud will hold. But some potential successors are waiting to pounce
Israeli presidential election
Another election season just kicked off in Israel. These are some key dates to keep an eye on
Following Haaretz investigation into possible illegal fundraising by Republican Party in Israel, Democrats Abroad-Israel decline to comment on whether they will request official investigation.
Iran's foreign ministry spokeswoman spoke to reporters at Tehran conference.
Civic commitment appears to be one of the driving forces for those who are making the lightning trip home to vote.
The decision to go public with the corruption suspicions during an election campaign is surely a result of a sufficient accumulation of incriminating evidence.
Who does Gideon Sa’ar think he is? A new religious “philosopher,” who will change Tel Aviv from the city that never stops into sleepy, religious Bnei Brak?
MK Sheetrit says ultra-Orthodox MKs told by Sa'ar that he'd close shops on Shabbat in return for their support of rival Reuven Rivlin. Sa'ar: Sheetrit is lying.
Reuven Rivlin to be sworn in as 10th president of Israel on Thursday, starting seven-year term Monday.
Ben-Eliezer was a leading candidate in the presidential race before withdrawing due to an unrelated corruption investigation.
'Warm congratulations" from Her Majesty to incoming head of state.
Reuven Rivlin will be a new breed of Israeli president, a man motivated by honor, integrity and fairness. If only we could say the same about the prime minister.
Police looked into case but dropped it due to housekeeper’s refusal to cooperate, Channel 10 reports day after MK Sheetrit lost his bid for presidency.
After trying in vain to foil Rivlin's candidacy, the PM congratulated him a day after his victory.
President-elect Rivlin’s replacement may leave the Knesset to become an ambassador, giving Likud the same number of Knesset seats as Lapid's Yesh Atid.
Meet Israel's 10th president: a scion of a respected Jerusalem family, Reuven Rivlin is not afraid to get involved in controversial issues at the heart of Israel's identity.
Fred Strober, the president-elect's first cousin, believes Rivlin will use his new office to encourage plurality in all aspects of Judaism and Israel.
For the ultimate disciple of Begin, ultra-Orthodox are natural allies; but in light of their sour and halting support, Rivlin doesn’t owe them a thing.
Unable to challenge the faltering government for president, the opposition parties look unready for the next Knesset elections.
Peres is ending his long career in public service on a high note, having navigated domestic politics and international diplomacy to become a popular president.
Over half of the Likud was prepared to hand the left a victory, just to humiliate Rivlin.
Israel may not have a royal family, but don’t tell that to the family of President-elect Reuven Rivlin.
Rivlin has been advocating for partnership between Jewish and Arab citizens for years. Now he will have to pour content into his previous statements.
'We look forward to continued strong ties, to the benefit of both our nations, under Mr. Rivlin’s presidency,' says Obama.
He was elected as much for his honesty and modesty, but like Peres before him, Rivlin won’t abandon his core ideology, especially if push comes to shove.
Following victory, Rivlin declares: 'I am a man of the nation - long live the State of Israel!'
President-elect Reuven Rivlin may dream of Greater Israel, but he stands against the anti-democratic, pro-big-business spirit of the right wing.
Reuven Rivlin and Meir Sheetrit awaiting the result of the vote to become 10th Israeli president. Result expected soon.
In shadow of Ben-Eliezer's graft probe, lawmakers will choose between five candidates, with no clear favorite.