Israel's Knesset approved the country's 33rd government.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu clinched deals for a coalition government on Thursday reflecting a shift to the center in Israel and a domestic agenda that has shunted peacemaking with Palestinians to the sidelines.
Israelis are almost never shy about offering their opinions, especially when it comes to politics.
Israel’s electoral system is the root cause of the disheartening polarization and superficiality on display in Israel’s current election season. Many wrongly point to the egos of our politicians as the underlying reason. In reality, powerful constitutional disincentives for collaboration shape our politics.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party is set to win a parliamentary election on January 22 although the popularity of a far-right party opposed to Palestinian statehood is growing, polls showed on Friday.
The German Parliament passed a law protecting the right of Jewish and Muslim parents to choose a ritual circumcision for their sons, after months of heated debate over efforts to ban the practice.
A far-right Hungarian lawmaker suggested that members of the Hungarian Parliament who are Jewish or of Jewish origin be counted and registered.
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.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced early national elections.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will decide before parliament reconvenes on October 15 on whether to seek a snap election, a government official said on Friday.
Conservative Polish lawmaker Miroslaw Piotrowski's invitation to a controversial priest to speak in Brussels has led to a split among the European Conservatives and Reformists group, or ECR.
A bill aimed at applying Israeli law on West Bank settlements was rejected by a Knesset committee.
The Likud Party, which leads the ruling coalition, has submitted a bill to dissolve the current Knesset and is pushing for new elections on Sept. 4.
Former opposition leader Tzipi Livni resigned from Israel's Knesset.
Iranians voted on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's power over rival hardliners led by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won a new mandate to head his right-wing Likud party, defeating an ultranationalist challenger opposed to any land-for-peace deal with Palestinians.
Members of Israel's Likud Party went to the polls to elect a party chairman and a new Central Committee, more than a year before scheduled national elections.
Israel's Foreign Ministry issued a travel advisory for citizens visiting Britain.
More than 100 members of the European Parliament signed a letter urging the European Union to reject the unilateral Palestinian bid for statehood.
Argentine Rabbi Sergio Bergman handily won a seat on the Buenos Aires municipal legislature.
Lithuania's parliament has agreed to pay $52 million over 10 years in compensation for properties confiscated from the country's Jewish community by the Nazis and by Soviet authorities. The bill was passed by the parliament on Tuesday and still must be signed into law by the president.
Back in 2002, when the Second Intifada was raging, she would regularly put on a hijab and attend Islamic conferences all over Southern California. She was there to document the hateful venom that often permeated these events, reporting her findings to private investigators of radical Islam in America.