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Posts Tagged: Israel election 2019

April 17, 2019 3:16 pm

Israeli President Tasks Netanyahu With Forming New Government

Israel's president on Wednesday nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to head the next government, after he won the backing of a majority of members of...

April 16, 2019 8:36 am

Netanyahu Passes Threshold for Nomination as Israel’s Premier

Israel's president said on Tuesday a majority of parliament members had advised him to have Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu form a government after the April...

April 15, 2019 8:36 am

Israel’s President Starts Consultations on Prime Minister Nomination

Israel's president began post-election consultations on Monday with political parties that will lead to his appointment of a candidate to form a government. Prime Minister Benjamin...

March 23, 2019 10:00 am

Israeli PM Netanyahu Says He Will Sue Political Rivals for Libel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he would sue two of his main political rivals for libel, claiming that they labeled him a...

March 20, 2019 1:02 pm

Netanyahu Says Iran Has ‘Sensitive Information’ on Rival, Tehran Denies Hack

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu alleged on Wednesday that Iran could blackmail his main election rival, Benny Gantz, after hacking the former armed forces chief's...

March 19, 2019 1:12 pm

Right-Wing Israeli Campaign Ad Seeks to Make Political Point With ‘Fascism’ Perfume

An election campaign video starring Israel's right-wing justice minister spoofs perfume ads to sell her political priorities, but has a strong whiff of muddled message given...

March 18, 2019 9:34 am

Israel’s Top Court Disqualifies Far-Rightist, Approves Arab Party for Ballot

Israel's top court disqualified on Sunday a far-right Jewish politician from next month's national election and approved the candidacy of a disputed Arab party, overturning...

March 15, 2019 3:36 pm

Israel Election Frontrunner Gantz Dismisses Report That Iran Hacked His Phone

Benny Gantz, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's toughest rival in Israel's upcoming parliamentary election, dismissed as "political gossip" on Friday media reports of allegations that his mobile...

March 12, 2019 4:32 pm

Cannabis Constituency? Israeli Election Rivals Warm to Pot

Marijuana is becoming an election issue in Israel now that an upstart far-right party that favors legalizing the drug seems to be drawing voters away from conservative...

March 12, 2019 4:16 pm

Peace Can Only Be Achieved ‘Through Strength,’ Israel’s PM Netanyahu Says

Peace can only be achieved “through strength,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asserted on Tuesday. Speaking at a state memorial ceremony in Jerusalem for the late...

March 12, 2019 3:38 pm

Equal Rights Row Flares Over Arab-Jewish Divide in Israel Election

A remark by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Israel is a state for Jews alone has heated up an election row over equal rights that has drawn...

March 7, 2019 8:34 am

Far-Rightists Cleared for Israel Election, Arab Party Blocked

Israel's election board has approved far-right Jewish candidates accused by rivals of racism for next month's election while disqualifying an Arab party that Prime Minister...

March 1, 2019 1:54 pm

Graft Accusation Piles Pressure on Israel’s Netanyahu as Election Looms

Opposition protesters waved black flags outside Benjamin Netanyahu's residence on Friday, sensing vulnerability in the Israeli prime minister weeks before an election where he will face...

February 21, 2019 3:54 pm

Former PM Ehud Barak on Gantz-Lapid Merger: ‘This Is a Very Happy and Important Day’

Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak praised on Thursday Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid for their decision to merge their Israel Resilience and Yesh Atid parties...


Israeli Shalva Band’s Eurovision Performance Praised for ‘Making Dreams Come True’

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs commended the country's Shalva Band following...

Eurovision Fans Hit Tel Aviv Beach Ahead of Saturday Final

Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a seafront Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late...


Abraham Foxman Talks Antisemitism, BDS, and Mel Gibson

Abraham Foxman is the National Director Emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League and a Holocaust survivor. He is the author of...

Israel’s Information War Is as Important as Its Military One

In recent months, the Israeli defense establishment has made increasing use of “information...

Next Israeli Government Could Soon Face New Iranian Terrorist Challenges

In Saturday's early hours, when the attention of most Israelis was focused on...


San Diego State University Women’s Center Apologizes for Sharing Photo of...

The Women’s Resource Center at San Diego State University apologized on Thursday for sharing an image of an armed Palestinian hijacker,...


Israeli Terror Victim’s Mother Gives Birth Four Years to Day After La...

An Israeli mother whose baby died following a terrorist attack four years ago gave birth on Sunday on the same...

Middle East

Iran Increases by Fourfold Enrichment Rate of Low-Enriched Uranium

Iran has increased by fourfold the rate of enrichment of low-enriched uranium, an official in Natanz nuclear facility was cited as saying by Tasnim news agency on Monday, a week...