Nochi Dankner, the former controlling owner of the IDB Holding Corp. who was convicted in July 2016 of stock manipulation, was transferred to a secure facility after another prisoner filed a complaint against him
President lambastes 'long, exhausting, aimless negotiations' after yet another Likud-Kahol Lavan meeting that ended with no breakthrough, just a week before a deadline to prevent a new election
Rivlin may visit the kingdom after meeting a delegation of Jordanian officials in London this week following Abdullah's statement that relations are at 'all-time low'
Kahol Lavan rejects outline proposed by Knesset speaker in which Netanyahu would lead the government for several months and then step down
After both Gantz and Netanyahu failed to form a coalition, any Knesset member backed by 61 lawmakers could be tasked with forming coalition, with lawmakers having 21 days to nominate a candidate
The next 21 days will determine whether Israel is headed to a third election cycle within a year, as the nomination of a leader to form a government now goes to the Knesset floor
30 heads of states set to attend the 5th World Holocaust Forum, as world braces with rising xenophobia, anti-Semitism
As negotiations with other party leaders stall, Gantz seeks consultation with the president, whose unity deal faces opposition within Kahol Lavan
Kahol Lavan leader met with Yisrael Beiteinu chairman in bid to end political deadlock, but no clear path to coalition emerges
Meeting between Gantz and kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman reported due to situation in Gaza, with one week to go before deadline to form government
Speaking at an annual memorial for the slain prime minister, Rabin's grandson called on politicians to 'take responsibility .... If you are stained, move aside, leave office'
President Reuven Rivlin responds to Jessica Meir's tweet, writing 'we are proud of you and send warm regards from Israel'
Analysis 37 Days After the Fact, Israel Saw Today the First Real Manifestation of Netanyahu’s Election Defeat
The incongruous sight of someone other than Netanyahu taking charge could alter expectations of his rival’s inevitable failure
Netanyahu's rival and Kahol Lavan leader Benny Gantz has 28 days to try to form a governing coalition
Kahol Lavan leader and Netanyahu rival Benny Gantz will have 28 days to try to establish a governing coalition after the PM announced he could not
Rivlin will hand Gantz the task within three days, but what happens if he succeeds – or fails? Is there a possible third candidate for prime minister?And when will the decision come on indicting Netanyahu?
With deadline approaching, Likud sources not sure whether Netanyahu would drag things out until the last minute or return the mandate to president
The partnership between Yitzhak Shamir and Shimon Peres came about under circumstances not too dissimilar from those Israel faces today
Netanyahu is racing against the legal and political clock while trying to hold fast to power, but Gantz won't be able to get rid of him
Even if another election seems a high-price to pay, the left cannot let Netanyahu get another term
Netanyahu accepted the presidential offer that would see him keep the prime minister title in principle, but lose all powers to Gantz if indicted
Israel Election Results: President Rivlin Tasks Netanyahu With Forming Government as Unity Talks With Gantz Fail
The president is unlikely to task Gantz with the role if Netanyahu fails, which could set the stage for a third election cycle within a year
Rivlin’s duty is to end the Netanyahu era with as little national trauma as possible; the president is doing all he can to carefully extricate him from office, without causing further damage
Benny Gantz promised he would not join a government that included Benjamin Netanyahu
The expected failure of national unity talks and the inability of both candidates to form a majority could yield a dark horse prime minister that no one expects