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
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
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
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
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
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
Netanyahu highlighted his close ties with Trump in his election campaign.
19 Sep 2019 2:02 PM
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
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
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
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