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Posts Tagged: election

May 26, 2023 1:14 pm

Erdogan Defies Predictions of Political Demise Ahead of Turkey Election Runoff

President Tayyip Erdogan has defied forecasts of his political demise in Turkey's elections, rallying voters with a potent mix of religious conservatism and nationalism that...

May 14, 2023 3:25 pm

Turkey Election Rivals Both Claim Early Lead but Runoff Likely

Turkey appeared headed for a runoff presidential election with the parties of Tayyip Erdogan and opposition rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu each claiming the lead but sources...

November 7, 2022 4:22 pm

Israeli Far-Right Lawmaker Demands Halt to Soccer Matches Being Held on Shabbat

The chairman of Israel’s far-right Religious Zionist party Bezalel Smotrich demanded a halt to professional soccer games being held on Shabbat, the Jewish day of...

October 15, 2022 1:31 pm

Majority of Israelis Support Maritime Deal, Poll Shows

i24 News - The majority of Israelis support the maritime border deal with Lebanon, believing it was the appropriate measure notwithstanding the coincidence with the...

May 22, 2022 6:14 pm

Arab Lawmaker Returns to Israel’s Governing Coalition, Averting New Elections

Arab lawmaker Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi on Sunday announced her comeback to support Israel’s governing coalition, averting the threat of new elections. MK Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi from...

March 18, 2015 11:55 pm

MK Tibi of Joint Arab List Calls on Parties to ‘Combat and Confront’ Netanyahu

Israeli Member of Knesset Ahmad Tibi of the Joint Arab List said that "opposition parties" should "combat and confront" Israel's Netanyahu following the latter's electoral...

March 18, 2015 4:51 pm

After Elections, Netanyahu Loyalist Says Israel ‘Delighted’ to Renew Palestinian Talks

Israel's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzachi Hanegbi (Likud) said yesterday in an interview that the new government is willing to return to the negotiation...

March 18, 2015 11:31 am

Top Democratic Pollster Says Israeli Election a ‘Stunning Rebuke’ to Obama

Top Democratic pollster and political strategist Douglas Schoen weighed in on yesterday's Israeli election in an interview with The Algemeiner on Wednesday, calling Israeli Prime...

March 18, 2015 9:47 am

Reports Indicate Israeli Election Not Free From Irregularities

Reports emerged late on Tuesday of several allegations of voter fraud in Israel's general election that saw Prime Minister Netanyahu emerge as a clear victor. Some...

March 17, 2015 5:58 pm

Cost of Living and Security Among Leading Factors as Israelis Explain Voting Choices

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published reactions from Israeli voters to Tuesday's elections following the release of exit polls late in the day showing a tie...

December 10, 2014 10:30 pm

Herzog and Livni Form Pact to Challenge Netanyahu - Israeli Labor party leader Isaac Herzog and Hatnuah party leader Tzipi Livni have announced that they will unite their parties and run...

January 8, 2013 10:56 am

Poll: Economic Issues are Top Priority for 43% of Likely Israeli Voters

Times of Israel - As much as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud-Beytenu alliance might want to make this election about security and diplomacy,...

March 18, 2011 1:11 am

Amir Peretz to Seek Labor Party Chairmanship

Israeli Knesset member Amir Peretz will announce his candidacy for chairman of the Labor Party, Israel's Channel 2 has reported. This comes two months after Defense Minister Ehud Barak announced that...


Second Synagogue in Tunisia Attacked Since October 7

A mob set fire to the courtyard of a Tunisian synagogue in the city of Sfax on Sunday, the second such incident since the Israel-Hamas war began in October. Nobody was...


From Ground Zero to the Gaza Border: US Medical Doctors Volunteer In Israel

On September 12, 2001, Dr. Marc Wilkenfeld, a specialist in occupational medicine, was treating victims of terror at a site that would later become known as Ground Zero. More than...

Middle East

Iraqi Kurdish PM Cancels Meeting With Iran Minister in Protest Over Attack

Iraqi Kurdish Prime Minister Masrour Barzani canceled a meeting with Iran's foreign minister at the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland in protest over Iranian missile strikes on the...

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