Israeli Lawmaker Aims to Oust Netanyahu in Likud Primary

JERUSALEM — Israel’s governing Likud party was holding a primary vote on Thursday in the first serious internal challenge to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his more than a decade in power. “For years I have been working for you for the sake of our bel...
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Israel’s Netanyahu Gives up on Forming New Coalition

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that he had failed to form a majority government in parliament, marking a major setback for the embattled Israeli leader that plunges the country into a new period of political uncertainty. "Sin...
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Israeli Politics Remain in Chaos After Deadlocked Election

JERUSALEM — Benjamin Netanyahu has been tasked by Israel's president to form a new government for the sixth time in his lengthy political career. This time it's no mere formality, but rather a daunting endeavor that looks like mission impossible. Officially...
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Rivals Jockey Over Forming Next Israeli Government

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited his political rival Benny Gantz to join a unity government with him and his religious allies on Thursday, an offer that was greeted coolly amid continued deadlock following this week's election. "Through...