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
For the first time in Israel's history, two candidates for prime minister failed to form a government. Now, a third election looms
Likud says talks were scuttled by Kahol Lavan’s Lapid, Ya’alon, but a party official says 'every time we were getting closer, Likud raised claims designed to make us say no'
Gantz has until midnight Wednesday before the mandate, given to him by the president to form a government, expires
Tel Aviv court denies appeal by the four advisers, suspected of witness tampering for allegedly intimidating a state's witness, to bar police investigators from searching their phones
Kahol Lavan leader Benny Gantz's mandate to establish a governing coalition will expire on Wednesday at midnight. What are the other options facing Israel?
Sources in Kahol Lavan predict Gantz won't be able to form a minority government with Lieberman supported by the Arab parties by Wednesday at midnight, when his mandate expires
Netanyahu at 'Emergency' Rally of Likud Party Faithful: Arab Joint List Wants to Destroy the Country
The prime minister warned that if Kahol Lavan leader Benny Gantz forms a minority government with the support of the Joint List, 'they will celebrate in Tehran, Ramallah and Gaza'
PM claims Kahol Lavan is trying to establish coalition backed by Joint List, which would pose 'historic danger to Israel's security' ■ Gantz meets Rivlin for consultations
As negotiations with other party leaders stall, Gantz seeks consultation with the president, whose unity deal faces opposition within Kahol Lavan
Netanyahu's Likud Announces Merger With Hayamin Hehadash; PM Expected to Tap Bennett as Defense Minister
Netanyahu surprisingly brings back into the fold two former ministers he had sacked as his concerns grow that they will unite with rival Benny Gantz
Attorney General, Chief Justice stop short of calling out illegality of Amir Ohana's unsubstantiated disclosure of police investigation into PM's corruption case
Minister Amir Ohana reveals information pertaining to the investigation of prime minister's former spin doctor, Nir Hefetz, who turned state's evidence
It's too early to tell if the trial balloon to hold direct election will take off, but rightists who chose Lieberman's party in September election show that clear division into two blocs doesn't mean voters would split that way
Party whip says that if no coalition is formed, Likud will demand that voters choose between the prime minister and Benny Gantz, but party quickly backtracks
Yisrael Beiteinu argues that Likud's foot-dragging, lack of compromise are clear proof that the PM does not want to form a unity government
Gantz also criticizes government's response to Friday's aggression, saying a government lead by him 'will not suffer the threat to residents of the south'
Earlier Thursday, Yisrael Beiteinu leader Avigdor Lieberman went after the Joint List, calling the alliance a 'fifth column' in a radio interview
Kahol Lavan leader says that Netanyahu's insistence to be first in a rotation deal for the premiership and refusal to dismantle the right-wing bloc are hampering negotiations
Kahol Lavan and Likud disagree over are who should serve as prime minister first in a rotating government, and whether Likud will break its alliance with religious, right wing parties
Likud and Kahol Lavan announced in a joint statement that the two leaders will meet at 5:30 P.M. in Tel Aviv
Organizers of next Saturday's event are appealing to the public for donations after, for the first time, no movement or non-profit has agreed to sponsor it
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?
Netanyahu rival and Kahol Lavan leader Benny Gantz will have 28 days to try to establish a coalition once Rivlin hands him the mandate, which the PM just returned
The plan presented by the prime minister, whose mandate to form a coalition expires Wednesday, ignores Kahol Lavan's demand to break up the right-wing bloc, and makes no mention of a rotation of the premiership
'If, perish the thought, a minority government is sworn in with the support of Joint list or part of it, we will not join this government at any time,' the agreement says
With deadline approaching, Likud sources not sure whether Netanyahu would drag things out until the last minute or return the mandate to president
Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked will head Hayamin Hehadash, while Habayit Hayehudi and National Union mull possibility of uniting as single party