Yamina party lawmaker Idit Silman's announcement to part ways leaves Naftali Bennett's coalition with 60 seats — the same as the opposition.
Israel’s longest serving prime minister negotiates with the country’s justice ministry for plea deal, which might save him from prison but it will also ban him from politics.
FormerJerusalem mayor wants to prevent the reopening of the US embassy for Palestinians. The draft law is likely to be passed in the parliament.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party is on track to win the most seats in the country's fourth election in two years, but without any guarantee that it can form a governing majority.
The ICC's decision to investigate Israel is welcomed but more urgently an intervention is needed to stop an increase in crimes against Palestinians.
Israel's top two leaders have appeared to feud about the timing of the country's planned annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, complicating the task of American officials who were in Jerusalem trying to finalise a plan.
Global bodies and most countries consider such a step as illegal annexation of occupied land they seek for a future state.
His power-sharing agreement with former election rival, centrist Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, opens the way for Netanyahu to proceed towards a pledged de facto annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, land Palestinians seek for a state.
Israeli authorities consider a ban on an Evangelical channel in Israel on the grounds that it aims to convert Jews to Christianity.
Seventy-two of the Knesset's 120 lawmakers signed on to Benjamin Netanyahu's candidacy after parliament passed legislation approving details of a power-sharing deal between the premier's Likud party and centrist rival Benny Gantz's Blue and White.
Official details of the power-sharing deal were not immediately disclosed, but it's believed both have agreed to rotate jobs, with Benjamin Netanyahu serving as premier first followed by Benny Gantz in October 2021.
Gantz, Netanyahu’s chief rival in three elections over the past year, was given the task by Israel’s president last month of forming a new government after winning the backing of a narrow majority of members of the newly elected parliament.
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