Israeli President Reuven Rivlin invites opposition leader Yair Lapid to form a new government — a step that could lead to the end of the lengthy rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
New adverts promoted by Orthodox Jewish groups have compared Israeli Reform Jews to dogs, sparking outcry from progressives.
Israeli Jewish youth are staunchly and increasingly right-wing. What does this imply for the future of Israel?
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted in long-running cases involving gifts from millionaire friends and for allegedly seeking regulatory favours for media tycoons in return for favourable coverage.
Between entrenched social divides, the lack of a contesting left and increasingly virulent political rhetoric, Israel is struggling with political fragmentation.
Benny Gantz, a former army chief serving as defence minister, says that Prime Minister Netanyahu's refusal to support a budget proposal made clear that the premier wanted to take Israel back to the polls.
A unity government deal ended a 16-month political deadlock in Israel and will see Benjamin Netanyahu serve as prime minister for the first half of a three-year term as he faces trial on corruption charges, which he denies.
Israel’s longest-serving prime minister received the most votes after the country’s third elections in a year, but forming a government could still be an uphill fight for him.
The country's longest-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making desperate attempts to discourage the country’s Arab-origin citizens from voting in the September 17 poll rerun.
With looming corruption allegations against him amid political turmoil, never has one of the country’s longest serving prime ministers been so vulnerable.
In the wake of Benjamin Netanyahu’s latest win, experts voice concerns that the hawkish politician may bring future negotiations with Palestinians to a standstill and trigger another uprising.
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