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Benny Gantz

As Israel moves towards 3rd election, Netanyahu's rival Gantz fails to form new govt

The announcement by Benny Gantz, leader of centrist Blue and White party, prolongs political paralysis that gripped nation for past year.

21 Nov 2019 10:26 AM

Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form govt before deadline

The decision was an important defeat for Netanyahu as he seeks to continue his tenure as Israel's longest-serving prime minister.

22 Oct 2019 2:57 PM

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu given first chance to form government

It is second time this year Netanyahu has been asked to form government after he failed in April to put together required 61-seat coalition.

26 Sep 2019 12:53 PM

Lieberman asks Netanyahu, Gantz to 'flip a coin' for who serves first as PM

Israel has in the past successfully experimented with a national unity government led by two bigger parties with their leaders leading govt.

23 Sep 2019 2:59 PM

Israel's Netanyahu fails to secure clear election win. What happens next?

It is too soon to proclaim the end of the Netanyahu era, but it may be the beginning of the end.

20 Sep 2019 1:16 PM

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After failing to win majority, Netanyahu calls on rival Gantz to form unity govt together

With nearly 95 per cent of votes counted Thursday, Gantz's Blue and White party stood at 33 seats in Israel's 120-seat Parliament.

19 Sep 2019 2:15 PM

Israeli voters deliver deadlock, Netanyahu's tenure in doubt

Netanyahu highlighted his close ties with Trump in his election campaign.

19 Sep 2019 2:02 PM

Israel votes with PM Netanyahu's future still uncertain

Israelis began voting in elections that will decide whether to extend Netanyahu's long right-wing tenure despite corruption allegations.

09 Apr 2019 12:40 PM

Binyamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz make final pitches before Israeli vote

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to energise supporters on the eve of Elections with warnings and controversial promises.

08 Apr 2019 6:18 PM

Netanyahu lags behind in polls; still on course for an unprecedented fifth term

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen behind his main challenger in opinion polls ahead of next week’s Israeli election.

06 Apr 2019 11:51 AM

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Israel PM says corruption charges a ‘witch hunt’ to topple him

But Benjamin Netanyahu said he planned on being prime minister for a long time to come despite the allegations.

01 Mar 2019 11:16 AM