When he emerged bruised but unbeaten following the Jan. 22 elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced some tough choices.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with President Shimon Peres to request an extension in forming a government.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Thursday with Yair Lapid, the surprise runner-up in an election last month, to try to draw him into a broad government that could bridge Israel's religious divide.
Israel's next government must heed voters and devote itself to bread-and-butter issues, not thorny foreign policy problems such as Iran's nuclear plans and the Palestinian conflict, senior politicians said on Thursday.
Shmuel Rosner, Senior Political Editor of the Jewish Journal, speaks with Jewish Journal Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Rob Eshman about the results of the Jan. 23 Israeli election.
In decline since the peace it sought with the Palestinians unraveled into violence, Israel's Labor Party looks set to regain some lost ground in next week's election after waging an economy-focused campaign.
Tzipi Livni has reentered Israeli politics at the head of a new left-of-center political party.
Polls will remain open past midnight in Likud Party primary voting following computer malfunctions at several polling stations.
More than half of all donations made to Israeli politicians’ campaigns over the past two years came from overseas contributors.
Even if he is reelected, the financial scandal dogging him could spell the end of Ariel Sharon's political career.