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Israel vote deadlock confirmed by near-complete results

Jerusalem - Israeli vote results on Friday confirmed a deadlock in the country's general election and put Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party as the second-largest, leaving him with a tough battle to extend his long tenure in office.

Israel vote deadlock confirmed by near-complete official results

Jerusalem - Near-complete official results Friday confirmed a deadlock in Israel's general election this week, putting Benny Gantz's party as the largest but without an obvious path to form a majority coalition.

Israel president to start consultations Sunday on next PM

Jerusalem - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will begin consultations on Sunday to decide who should form the next government following this week's general elections, a statement from his office said.

Netanyahu, Gantz in standoff over Israeli unity government

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were in a standoff over calls for a unity government on Thursday as election results put the premier's long tenure in office at risk.

Netanyahu calls on Gantz to form a unity government together

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on his main challenger Benny Gantz on Thursday to form a unity government together as election results showed both without an obvious path to a majority coalition.

Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll 'political context'

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the "political context" in Israel, sources in his office told AFP Wednesday.

Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked after Israeli polls

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked Wednesday after a general election, Israeli media reported, raising the possibility of a unity government or even the end of the premier's long rule.

Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked with nearly all votes counted: Israel media

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked with nearly all votes from the country's general election counted on Wednesday, Israeli media reported.

Dog days of campaign as Israelis return to polls

Jerusalem - Elections are the only time Israeli Gruny Tzivin regrets naming her dog after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but lately it always seems to be election time.

Netanyahu: Israel's longest-serving premier fights for his future

Jerusalem - Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel's longest-serving prime minister with his right-wing leadership and by repeatedly besting rivals with deft political moves, but he will have to pull another rabbit out of the hat in Tuesday's elections.

Trump talks to Netanyahu about a US Israel mutual defense treaty

Last Saturday, President Donald Trump reported that he had talked with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about creating a mutual defense treaty between Israel and the US. Trump hoped to continue talks with Netanyahu after Israeli elections.

Israel votes on Netanyahu's political survival

Jerusalem - Israel began voting in its second election in five months Tuesday that will decide whether to extend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's term as the country's longest-serving prime minister despite corruption allegations against him.

Israel's Gantz: military man on a mission to beat Netanyahu

Jerusalem - Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main challenger in Tuesday's elections, is a respected former military chief who says he can restore honour to the premier's office.

Netanyahu, Gantz spur supporters on eve of tense Israeli polls

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent Benny Gantz sought to galvanise supporters Monday on the eve of a tense election with the political fate of the country's longest-serving premier in the balance.

Israel to decide Netanyahu's fate in election rerun

Jerusalem - Israel holds its second election in five months on Tuesday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu battles for political survival and the question of how religious the country should become emerges as a surprise issue.

Netanyahu: Israel's longest-serving premier fights for his future

Jerusalem - Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel's longest-serving prime minister with right-wing leadership and by repeatedly besting rivals with deft political moves, but he will have to pull another rabbit out of his hat in Tuesday's elections.

Israel's Gantz: military man on a mission to beat Netanyahu

Jerusalem - Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main challenger in Tuesday's elections, is a respected former military chief who says he can restore honour to the premier's office.

Newly unified, Israel's Arab parties seek to boost turnout

Nazareth - At his butcher's stall in Nazareth, Bassem Zahrur shrugged when asked if he would be enticed to vote for Israel's newly reunited Arab parties in upcoming elections."I stopped voting for them.

Israel's Netanyahu faces criticism over annexation plan

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's pre-election pledge to annex the West Bank's Jordan Valley drew praise from right-wing allies Wednesday, but opponents called it a desperate bid to remain in office.

Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley if re-elected

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a deeply controversial pledge on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if re-elected in September 17 polls.
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