Yisrael Beytenu leader blasts Netanyahu 'deception' in conditioning unity government on inclusion of religious parties; as potential kingmaker, his support could be crucial

Liberman says he intends to recommend Gantz for prime minister — report


Israelis have not abandoned liberal ideals; they have learned that ’land for peace’ was always a myth

Robert Kagan’s illiberal attack on Israel


Yisrael Beytenu head blasts Likud-religious parties' deal to enter coalition talks as single bloc, claims premier dragging country into 3rd election instead of letting go of power

Liberman said planning to recommend Gantz be tasked with forming government


After April's election, an all-time high of 49 new MKs were sworn into the most rookie parliament in Israel's history

21st Knesset, we hardly knew ye. Meet the (almost identical) 22nd


Agriculture and food technology sector sees $109 million injection in first half of 2019, more than the total raised in all of 2018, according to Start-Up Nation Central

Israel food tech firms on track for record funding year, report says


Global body warns that Ramallah government faces a financing gap that could exceed $1

Liquidity blockage choking Palestinian economy, World Bank says


Battle lines often form around the country's balance of religion and liberal democracy; those tensions were a central theme of the recent national election

A look at Judaism’s place in Israeli politics


Israeli TV quotes prosecutors saying unlikely PM's hearing date will be delayed after he and his allies came short of majority in elections

Netanyahu lawyers submit defense arguments ahead of pre-indictment hearing


Reports say strike hits base belonging to Popular Mobilization Force for second time in two days; some have blamed Israel for attacks

Airstrike on Iran-backed militia near Iraq-Syria border said to kill at least 5


Arab Israeli MK cites PM's attempts to suppress the Arab vote for helping rouse voters; 'Suddenly the Arabs rushed to the polls in droves'

Ahmad Tibi thanks ‘magician’ Netanyahu for driving up Arab voter participation