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After Dirty Campaign, Rivlin Promises to Rebuild Public Trust

President-elect Reuven Rivlin vows to be 'a man of the people', as he bids farewell to the Knesset.Shlomo Piotrokovski and Ari Soffer, 6/10/2014, 5:28 PM

Reuven Rivlin is Israel's Tenth President

Former Knesset speaker wins second round of votes, making him Israel's new president.Gil Ronen and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2014, 3:26 PM

Likud MKs: Netanyahu Working to Defeat Rivlin

Netanyahu's people have been telling us to vote for Sheetrit as president, MKs say.Gil Ronen, 6/10/2014, 2:26 PM

Hareidi Parties to Allow Women in Office?

Prominent Rabbi notes that hareidi MKs are voting for a female presidential candidate - and says change is on the horizon.Nir Har-Zahav and Tova Dvorin, 6/10/2014, 10:39 AM

Israel's Presidential Elections: The Candidates

The personal histories of the five remaining candidates for the presidency of Israel: Rivlin, Sheetrit, Itzik, Dorner and Shechtman.Gil Ronen and Ari Soffer, 6/9/2014, 7:20 PM

Police Find Cash-Filled Safe 'Owned by Ben Eliezer'

The bank safety deposit box contained hundreds of thousands of dollars, which may not have been declared by former presidential candidate.Gil Ronen , 6/9/2014, 2:12 PM

Knesset Vote on Presidency 24 Hours Away

Presidential race is being described as the dirtiest one in memory.Gil Ronen, 6/9/2014, 11:14 AM

It's Final: Presidential Election on Tuesday

Knesset Speaker Edelstein decides not to postpone the poll, despite 'deep sense of foreboding regarding what the future may hold.'Gil Ronen , 6/8/2014, 3:48 PM

Report: Netanyahu Approached Elie Wiesel Over Presidency

Netanyahu took increasingly desperate measures to prevent Reuven Rivlin from getting Likud support, sources claim.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2014, 1:00 PM

Report: Yisrael Beytenu 'Furious' over Rivlin Support

Faction head Avigdor Liberman reportedly scrambles to recruit Yesh Atid in backing MK Dalia Itzik.Tova Dvorin, 5/28/2014, 8:07 PM

PM Declares Official Support for Reuven Rivlin for President

In surprise move, Binyamin Netanyahu backs rival MK Rivlin. Was it due to political pressure?Ido Ben-Porat and Hezki Baruch, 5/28/2014, 5:58 PM

Daniel Shechtman Officially in Presidential Race

Nobel Laureate Shechtman garners significant public support, despite not declaring a political party.Tova Dvorin, 5/25/2014, 1:40 PM

Meir Sheetrit Officially Contending for Presidential Post

HaTnua candidate vows to focus on domestic issues, e.g. socioeconomic gaps, and urges fellow candidates to do the same.Tova Dvorin, 5/21/2014, 7:05 PM

Report: Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau Considering Presidential Campaign

Sources close to the former Chief Rabbi insist that he is considering a campaign - and could gain Netanyahu's support.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2014, 12:28 PM

Peres: Peace Talks - Like the Presidency - to Continue

Peres remains optimistic that talks will resume eventually, under the right conditions - and so will the presidential post.Tova Dvorin, 5/12/2014, 10:55 PM

Foreign Minister Proposes a Presidential-Based Government

Liberman agrees to support presidential election postponement - but only if the entire fabric of Israel's government changes.Hezki Baruch, 5/12/2014, 7:01 PM

Will the Presidential Post be Cancelled?

Negotiations with PM to cancel presidency underway, MK says, in move 'to fix the spoilage of the Israeli government.'Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 5/12/2014, 5:46 PM

Syrian President Bashar Assad Announces Presidential Campaign

As expected, Assad announces bid to run for third seven-year term in office. Analysts predict he will win.Tova Dvorin, 4/28/2014, 10:00 PM

Syria Insists Presidential Elections are 'Democratic'

As candidates begin to announce campaigns against Assad, Syria insists that upcoming elections will express the will of the people.Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2014, 8:34 AM

Syria's Bashar Assad Calls for Presidential Elections

Regime announces election date on Monday, despite mounting criticism over three-year civil war, possible chemical weapons attacks.Tova Dvorin, 4/21/2014, 10:22 PM

Hezbollah Vies to Win Presidential Elections in Lebanon

As sectarian violence in Lebanon, spillover from Syria continue, Hezbollah-backed candidates vie for the presidential post.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2014, 9:10 PM

Liberman: Netanyahu and I Choose Landau for President

Foreign Minister says he and Netanyahu back Landau – not Rivlin – as the next president of Israel.Maayana Miskin, 2/16/2014, 8:23 AM

10,000 Sign Petition for Nobel Prize-Winner's Presidency Bid

Petition posted by the staff of Israeli site Atzuma garners 10,000 votes for Daniel Shechtman to run for President.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 12:37 PM

Assad: If People Object, I Won't Run for Re-election

During a TV interview, the Syrian President seems indecisive about upcoming elections and will depend on the call from the Syrian people.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/4/2013, 1:45 PM

Rare Joint Interview Fuels Clinton's 2016 Run Speculation

With only days remaining until she steps down as America's top diplomat, Hillary Clinton left possibility open to a 2016 presidential run.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/28/2013, 12:20 PM

U.S. Voters in Israel Voted Romney 6:1

Exit polls show voters overwhelmingly favored Republican candidate. 80,000 Americans from Israel have already submitted their ballots.Gil Ronen, 11/1/2012, 7:34 PM

Poll Shows Jewish Vote Still with Obama

IDB/TIPP poll is back to "normal" regarding U.S. Jews, after showing near equal support for Obama, Romney.Gil Ronen, 10/18/2012, 5:34 PM

Rasmussen: Romney 49%, Obama 47%

Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows Mitt Romney pulling ahead.Gil Ronen, 10/6/2012, 11:08 PM

Press Paints Netanyahu into Obama-Romney Race

U.S., Israeli newsmen appear determined to convince readers Prime Minister is trying to sway U.S. voters.Gil Ronen, 9/23/2012, 4:46 PM

Giuliani: Obama Has 'No Clue' What Is Going On in Middle East

Giuliani speaks about Iran acquiring nuclear weapons, Egypt's radical Muslim Brotherhood and America's presidential race.Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/7/2012, 4:26 PM