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    Israel Appears Headed to Third Election, as Netanyahu Clings to Office

    Barring a last-minute surprise, the country will return to the polls for a third time after...

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    Netanyahu and Pompeo Seek Heightened Pressure on Iran in Wake of Violent Protests

    A meeting between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was also expected...

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    Likud Rival Slams Netanyahu and Calls for Primary to ‘Save the Country’

    The demand by Gideon Saar, a popular ex-minister, was the first crack in the party’s solidarity...

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    Israelis Call Netanyahu Indictment an ‘Earthquake,’ but Agree on Little Else

    Some of the prime minister’s supporters are sticking by him, while others are wavering. All are...

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    What to Watch For in Israel, Where Gantz Is on Deadline to Form Government

    Benny Gantz, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s top rival, has until midnight Wednesday to build a viable...

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    With Israel in Limbo, Benny Gantz Vows to Seek a ‘Peace Within’

    As he tries to form a government, the would-be prime minister has focused on healing divisions...

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    Israel Seems Paralyzed, but Is the System Broken?

    To understand the paralysis in Israel’s political system, think of a Mexican standoff, like in a...

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    Netanyahu Fails to Form a Government, Leaving Israel as Divided as Ever

    Israel’s president will offer the chance to form a government to Mr. Netanyahu’s chief rival, Benny...

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    Israeli Arab Faction Explains Why It Didn’t Back Netanyahu’s Rival

    The leader of Balad, part of the Joint Arab List bloc in Israel’s Knesset, said the...

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    In a Twist, Netanyahu Wins a Chance to Keep His Job

    The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, must now assemble a parliamentary majority, a task that eluded...

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    Countdown Begins in Israel on Efforts to Forge a Power-Sharing Deal

    President Reuven Rivlin has urged Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz to try to form a unity...

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    In Israel, Gantz and Netanyahu Start Talks on Possible Unity Government

    After Israel’s deadlock election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief opponent, Benny Gantz, agreed to...

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    Israel’s Arab Parties Back Benny Gantz to End Netanyahu’s Grip

    Ayman Odeh, leader of the Arab Joint List, said his group would support a government by...

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    Netanyahu and Gantz Agree on Unity, but Not on What It Means

    The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic...

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    Israel’s Arab Politicians Emerge With New Political Heft

    A higher voter turnout translated into power for Israel’s Arab alliance, opening up possibilities for a...

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    After a Divisive Israeli Election, Calls for Unity

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who tried to win on the strength of his right-wing and religious...

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    Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways From the Israeli Election

    Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The...

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    After Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears Perilous

    The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls...

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    Israel’s Do-Over Election: Déjà Vu or a Chance for Change?

    Israelis vote on Tuesday in the second election in five months. Could this be Prime Minister...

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    Israeli Voters May Like Netanyahu’s Promises, but Don’t Necessarily Believe Them

    Rocket fire from Gaza that drove the prime minister off the stage at a campaign event...

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    Scandals, Rivals and U.S. Tarnish Netanyahu’s Aura of Invincibility

    While Israelis have learned never to count out their wily prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, his victory...

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    Half of Israelis Want Netanyahu Out. But Do They Want Benny Gantz In?

    By all rights, the ex-army chief gunning for Mr. Netanyahu’s job should be in a commanding...

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    Netanyahu Won Over His Party. Can He Win Over Israel?

    Handing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a victory in a Likud leadership primary, a tiny fraction of...

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    Pence’s Trip Lets Him Change the Topic, but Impeachment Intrudes

    The vice president’s trip to Israel and Italy gave him ample opportunities to counterprogram the news...

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    Gantz to Meet Trump on Peace Plan, but Alone, Not With Netanyahu

    Seemingly cornered into an awkward meeting with his political rival and the U.S. president, Benny Gantz...

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    Trump’s Mideast Plan Is Seen Mainly as an Election Lift for Netanyahu

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel returns this week to the White House, where President Trump...

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    Netanyahu Withdraws Immunity Bid, Shifting Election Battleground

    The Israeli prime minister will face voters on March 2 as a defendant in a criminal...

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    Trump’s Mideast Plan Could Give Israel Sovereignty Over Much of Jordan Valley

    The president, meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and his chief political challenger, predicted...

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    Gantz Makes the Best of Being a Third Wheel at the White House

    In an unusual diplomatic moment, President Trump met with both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel...

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    Netanyahu Announces New Homes in East Jerusalem, Days Before Election

    The announcement by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of 6,200 homes in a contested area was seen...