Netanyahu secures Naftali Bennett's support in key vote, but is thwarted by Islamist party. The Knesset Arrangements Committee controls the legislative agenda until a government is formed
With two weeks left before Netanyahu's mandate to form a government expires, the prime minister calls on Naftali Bennett to join forces, or 'it means he has joined the left'
The arrangements committee is in charge of setting the Knesset’s agenda and dealing with legislation during the interim period between an election and the formation of a new government
Prime Minister Netanyahu still has two week left to try and form a coalition, but challenger Lapid urges parties on both the left and right to rally behind him, promising 'unity'
Netanyahu turns the heat up on New Hope leader as Smotrich maintains refusal to sit with United Arab List
Politicians extended their condolences to the British royal family after the passing of Prince Philip, who Netanyahu said 'will be much missed in Israel and across the world'
The anti-Bibi bloc is in a better position to form a government, but Netanyahu now has four weeks to try to lure defectors and secure a Knesset majority
Netanyahu understands that if he fails in the next 28 days to form a government, he isn't facing a fifth election
Israel election results ■ Yamina's Naftali Bennett is trying to diminish the appearance of his cooperation with left-wing parties in a potential joint government
The Kahol Lavan leader has not yet declared who he will back as PM candidate
Sources in Bennett's Yamina party say he will likely not recommend either Netanyahu or Yair Lapid get first chance to form coalition, as Gantz says far-right gov't headed by Netanyahu 'without balance' would be 'a disaster'
Live Updates Israel Election Results: Far-right Party Leader Urges Bennett to 'Do the Right Thing' and Back Netanyahu
Israel elections 2021: Sa'ar says no amount of pressure can change his vow to replace Netanyahu ■ Labor Party head accuses Gantz of 'planning to steal votes'
Analysis Israel Election Results: Netanyahu's Loyal Soldiers Are Slowly Losing Faith in Their Leader
Unlike the last three times when he could rely with his eyes closed on the ultra-Orthodox, Netanyahu is entering coalition talks without an unlimited insurance policy in his pocket
Israel elections 2021: Islamist party leader says 'time to create different reality' in Israel, stops short of naming PM candidate ■ Netanyahu calls on right-wing rivals to 'return home' ■ Arab faction Balad says won't endorse any PM candidate
Israel Election Results: Lapid in Talks With Bennett, but Fears a Last-minute Escape Into Netanyahu's Arms
Yesh Atid leader is willing to negotiate over who will ultimately head the 'pro-change' bloc following the election, but first wants Bennett to endorse him for prime minister
Likud Blasts President for 'Meddling' in Elections as He Mulls Whether to Let Netanyahu Form Government
Rivlin calls for 'unconventional connections in forming gov't ■ Rivlin is due to hold meetings with party heads on Monday, after which he will decide whom should receive the mandate to try and form Israel's next government
There is a growing sense, however, in the Joint List and the United Arab List, that a fifth round of Israeli elections is the most likely outcome
Israel elections 2021: Arab faction Balad says won't endorse any PM candidate ■ Rivlin calls for 'unconventional' political connections ■ Gantz and Lapid meet for coalition talks
Israel Election Results: Lapid Calls on anti-Netanyahu Parties to Endorse Him for PM as Sa’ar Pushes Joint Effort
Israel elections 2021: Gantz backs Lapid, Religious Zionism rallies behind Netanyahu ■ Rivlin says will start coalition talks next week ■ Arab party set to present demands in coalition talks with Lapid
Israel election 2021: The leaders of the camp, Lapid and Sa'ar and possibly Bennett, are seeking to oust Netanyahu, but aren't coordinating their efforts. In the meantime, Islamist leader Mansour Abbas wants to play kingmaker
Even after meeting Lapid, Gantz doesn't promise to back his former partner as PM candidate ■ Right-wing flank of anti-Netanyahu bloc displeased with Lapid for holding talks with Arab party leaders during Passover
Live Updates Israel Election Results: Most Ultra-Orthodox Leaders Declare They Will Back Netanyahu for Prime Minister
Israel elections 2021: Rivlin says will start coalition talks next week ■ Gantz declares he wouldn't back Netanyahu for prime minister ■ Arab party set to present demands in coalition talks with Lapid
Yisrael Beiteinu chairman vows to promote two-term limit on premiership as well as bill requiring that a prime minister resign after being criminally indicted
Israel election 2021: Lapid and Abbas agree to resume talks in coming days after the Yesh Atid leader deems meeting 'excellent'
Israel election 2021 ■ With virtually all the vote counted, these are the candidates making it into the Knesset after Israel's fourth election in less than two years