Isaac Herzog, a scion of a prominent Zionist family, will succeed Reuven Rivlin as the country's 11th president – a largely ceremonial position meant to forge national unity and serve as the country’s moral compass.
Palestinian resistance group Hamas says it does not foresee any positive changes from Israel's post-Netanyahu government, with other leaders saying they expect new government of Naftali Bennett to be even worse.
Isaac Herzog, with deep ties to Israel’s political establishment, has been elected to the largely figurehead post of president, succeeding Reuven Rivlin.
Political parties are running out of time to cobble together an administration that would end 12 straight years of rule by Benjamin Netanyahu, the hawkish heavyweight and Israel’s longest-ruling premier.
A growing wave of labour unions in the US are coming out in support of the Palestinian struggle against Israeli apartheid.
Israel has instituted laws and rules that treat Palestinians as second-rate subjects while Jewish citizens enjoy the full gamut of human rights.
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.
Tuesday’s election takes place after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu triggered the collapse of a unity government he had formed with his rival Benny Gantz following the three previous inconclusive elections.
The tough lockdown rules went into effect on September 18 but restrictions were tightened further on Friday.
We look into who controls what in the occupied West Bank as its total annexation is the top priority of Israel's new yet bloated government.
The catastrophe that Palestinians first faced 72 years ago seems to only worsen with time.
The international community's focus on battling Covid-19 provides the perfect cover for criminal political adventurism.
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