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Herzog takes a drubbing from his own party

End of Herzog? Third of his MKs boycott meeting, those who come give him a thorough browbeating for 'betraying' them in unity govt. talks.Hezki Baruch, 5/22/2016, 8:29 PM

Herzog: 'Judea-Samaria gangs' prevented unity

Opposition leader claims Netanyahu was held back by “gangs” who prevented him from going forward with coalition agreement.Uzi Baruch, 5/20/2016, 12:13 AM

Blair engineered Herzog-Netanyahu unity talks?

Former British PM and Quartet envoy reportedly led the failed move to add the Zionist Union to the coalition.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2016, 6:15 AM

Sources: Ya'alon wasn't offered Foreign Ministry

Sources close to Ya'alon reject reports he was never offered the role of Foreign Minister if Liberman joins the coalition.Elad Benari, 5/19/2016, 4:46 AM

Herzog: PM promised Labor veto power over Yesha

Zionist Union chief reveals Netanyahu offered Labor veto power over Yesha construction, control over foreign affairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2016, 9:45 PM

Zionist Union MKs call on Herzog to resign

'Herzog has lost the public's trust, he must go,' says MK Shaffir.David Rosenberg, 5/18/2016, 4:35 PM

Herzog fires back: It's either me or Liberman

Labor leader in pithy press conference warns PM 'history will judge' his decision whether to include him or Avigdor Liberman in gov't.Ari Soffer, 5/18/2016, 3:02 PM

Elkin to Netanyahu: Take up Liberman's offer

Likud Minister urges PM to seriously consider Yisrael Beytenu's conditions to join the coalition, instead of Zionist Union.Ari Yashar, 5/18/2016, 1:37 PM

Likud warns Netanyahu to stop talks with Herzog

Senior Likud members from Judea and Samaria demand PM stop unity talks, warning Herzog as FM will create a Palestinian state.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/18/2016, 10:25 AM

'This is why the public hates politicians'

Likud MK warns against lying by joining with Zionist Union, after election slogan: 'it's them or us.' His preference - bring in Liberman.Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2016, 10:01 AM

Unity talks hung up on a division of Jerusalem

Coalition expansion talks go on, but Herzog's demand for 'separation plan' giving PA control of Arab parts of Jerusalem presents problems.Ari Yashar, 5/18/2016, 9:23 AM

Zionist Union: Netanyahu scared of the Jewish Home

Zionist Union officials say coalition talks with Netanyahu are stalled, claim he is scared of the "Smotriches" of Jewish Home.Ido Ben Porat, 5/18/2016, 6:12 AM

Report: Liberman turned down Defense Minister

Yisrael Beytenu head rejects position, promise of death penalty for terrorists; says current gov't not really right-wing.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/17/2016, 10:06 PM

Report: Herzog demanded Justice, Culture

Coalition source: Herzog asked for significant improvement in the ministries he'd receive upon joining the government.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2016, 6:12 AM

Zionist Union MK: Stop crawling to Netanyahu

Zionist Union MKs blast Herzog following poll which found they are losing seats.Elad Benari, 5/17/2016, 12:16 AM

Unity government talks gain momentum

Prime Minister and opposition leader conduct lengthy meeting Sunday night as part of continuing negotiations for unity government.Ido Ben Porat, 5/16/2016, 10:53 PM

Kahlon: Unity gov't good for economic stability

Finance Minister insists unpopular unity idea best for the public, in order to further economic reforms under a stable government.Tova Dvorin, 5/16/2016, 10:21 PM

Poll: Most Israelis against unity government

Two separate studies show huge opposition to Likud-Zionist Union coalition; support for Jewish Home, Yesh Atid at 2013 levels.Tova Dvorin, 5/16/2016, 9:31 PM

MK Rosenthal: Herzog failed, he must resign

MK Mickey Rosenthal attacks the chairman of his party, says he is a failed leader who lied to the public.Chaim Lev, 5/16/2016, 5:13 AM

Report: Netanyahu and Herzog agreed on freeze

Channel 10 News reveals that Netanyahu and Herzog are drafting an announcement on a freeze on construction in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 5/16/2016, 3:14 AM

Liberman: Netanyahu's government is not right-wing

Netanyahu leads a 'fake' right-wing government, former Foreign Minister fumes, amid unity government attempts with leftist Zionist Union.Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2016, 4:28 PM

Herzog demands official building freeze

Negotiations to expand coalition gaining momentum as Herzog looks to win over support within party, extract concessions from Netanyahu.David Rosenberg, 5/15/2016, 11:19 AM

'The damage Buji caused is irreparable'

MK Mickey Rosenthal blasts Herzog for contemplating the idea of "crawling into the government."Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/14/2016, 1:56 AM

Netanyahu and Herzog discuss unity government

Prime Minister and opposition leader speak again about the possibility of the Zionist Union joining the coalition.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/13/2016, 10:21 PM

'We shouldn't throw Labor a lifeline'

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely argues a unity government would reward the party despite inherent incompatibilities.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/13/2016, 1:37 PM

'Strong Opposition better than unity gov't'

MK Amir Peretz fumes at idea of unity government, which he predicts would lose touch with public interest.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2016, 12:16 PM

Minister: Joining with Labor will destroy Likud

Likud's Elkin warns a unity government would be an 'historic mistake,' as Zionist Union would pull coalition leftward to justify itself.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/13/2016, 10:17 AM

MKs to Herzog: We won't join the coalition

Zionist Union MKs clarify to party chairman Yitzhak Herzog that he does not have the mandate to sign an agreement with the Likud.Ido Ben Porat, 5/13/2016, 1:13 AM

Yechimovich takes credit for blocking unity govt.

Ex-Labor head condemns Herzog for not dismissing talk of joining Likud, says Labor 'crawling' to right-wing after portfolios and honor.Hezki Baruch, 5/12/2016, 9:15 PM

Herzog outlines his conditions for unity gov't

Opposition head Yitzhak Herzog breaks silence on talks with Netanyahu to enter government, with a message unlikely to please the PM.Ari Soffer, 5/12/2016, 7:53 PM

PM offers Zionist Union nine gov't ministries

Unity gov't talks continue apace, as sources close to the prime minister say he's made a very generous offer to opposition leader Herzog.Shimon Cohen, 5/11/2016, 1:03 PM

Report: Major progress in unity government talks

Senior Likud and Zionist Union sources claim chances of a deal for leftist party to enter coalition 'greater than ever.'Ari Soffer, 5/10/2016, 5:20 PM

Herzog looking to oust Jewish Home minister

As negotiations for unity government continue, Zionist Union chief reportedly looking to unseat Uri Ariel from Agriculture Ministry.David Rosenberg, 5/10/2016, 1:59 PM

Netanyahu confirms unity government talks

For the first time, PM admits there were talks with leftist Zionist Union, but says talks ended with Herzog corruption scandal.Ari Soffer, 5/4/2016, 2:42 PM

Zionist Union 'negotiating terms of unity gov't'

Talks underway to bring Zionist Union into coalition. But Naftali Bennett warns offering party may bolt if Justice Ministry given to Labor.David Rosenberg, 5/3/2016, 10:57 AM

Details of 'unity government' deal revealed

Senior Likud source claims Netanyahu made generous deal to leftist Zionist Union, now waiting for response; Herzog's office denies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 10:41 AM

Key Likud Minister: Government about to collapse

Erdan calls on Zionist Union to join unity government, warns budget will bring down the coalition and 'we don't need elections.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2016, 5:10 PM

PLO Threatens Israel for 'Executing' Terrorists

PLO unity government runs wild with whitewashing of 'youths' trying to murder Jews, threatens the situation may 'blow up completely.'Dalit Halevi, 10/21/2015, 3:16 PM

Knesset Speaker: Time for Unity Government

Now is the time to unite against terror, Yuli Edelstein asserts, urging parties to disband with political divisions and come together.Hezki Baruch, 10/13/2015, 6:45 PM

Hamas: Of Course Palestinians Want an Intifada

Hamas, Islamic Jihad blast PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas for being too soft in war against Israel.Dalit Halevi, 9/27/2015, 8:40 AM

Herzog Makes It Perfectly Clear: No Unity Govt.

For once and for all, said Yitzchak Herzog, Zionist Union/Labor is not going to join Binyamin Netanyahu's coalition.Moshe Cohen, 7/19/2015, 8:23 PM

Netanyahu-Herzog Unity Gov't Not on the Horizon

Political sources reveal talks hit a loggerhead, with opposition by Livni and Yechimovich primary in fouling up anti-Iran deal move.Hezki Baruch, 7/17/2015, 12:44 PM

Livni Rules Out Zionist Union Joining Coalition

Despite the growing Iranian threat and reports Zionist Union head Herzog may join coalition, powerful MKs in his party say it won't happen.Yedidya Ben Or, 7/16/2015, 4:21 PM

Yechimovich: Herzog's Support of PM is a 'Mistake'

Labor's former leader blasts current chairman for agreeing to stand united alongside Netanyahu against Iranian nuclear deal.Cynthia Blank, 7/16/2015, 11:31 AM

Report: Netanyahu, Herzog Using Rivlin to Talk

Rumors continue to fly that Zionist Union will join Likud-led gov't, as Netanyahu and Herzog show cooperation in opposition to Iran deal.Moshe Cohen, 7/16/2015, 9:00 AM

PFLP: Fatah-Hamas Unity Government Won't Happen

Day after PLO starts talks with Hamas, Communist terror group says dissolved govt. won't be reformed anytime soon.Ari Yashar, 6/29/2015, 12:51 PM

PLO Talks Unity Govt. With Hamas, Islamic Jihad

PLO committee talks with terror groups about forming new government, after Abbas told France Hamas won't be part of new government.Ari Yashar, 6/27/2015, 11:57 PM

Report: PA Unity PM Hands Resignation to Abbas

Hamdallah resigns; Hamas says Abbas making the move for fear of being rendered irrelevant by indirect Hamas-Israel talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2015, 2:57 PM

PA Unity Government Reveals Lack of Power in Gaza

Fatah spokesperson welcomes opening of Rafah Crossing, complains that Hamas is 'refusing' to hand crossings over.Dalit Halevy, 6/12/2015, 8:22 AM

Bennett: Narrow Gov't Can Also be Unity Gov't

Jewish Home chairman vows to work 'shoulder to shoulder' with other parties and ministers 'for the good of Israel.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/11/2015, 3:43 PM

Erdan: Legitimate for Netanyahu to Turn to Left

Presenting deal to Zionist Union may be only way to curb extravagant demands of nationalist partners, Likud minister Gilad Erdan asserts.Cynthia Blank, 4/27/2015, 10:58 PM

Histadrut Chairman Demands Unity Government

Head of Israel's workers' union argues unity government is only way to deal with challenges facing and division within Jewish state.Cynthia Blank, 4/26/2015, 8:47 AM

Unity Govt. Ministers Say Hamas Held them Hostage

Further signs of disunity as ministers says Hamas blocked them from working on salary war in Gaza visit; 'crisis bigger than unity govt.'Ari Yashar, 4/22/2015, 9:20 AM

Herzog: I've Had No Contacts with Netanyahu

Labor leader continues to insist that he will not join a coalition headed by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 4/19/2015, 6:35 AM

Report: Rivlin Working Towards Unity Government

President Rivlin reportedly working behind the scenes towards a government with Likud and the "Zionist Union".Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 4/17/2015, 3:14 AM

Likud Minister Denies Report Bibi, Herzog Met

Gilad Erdan says as far as he knows, the meeting did not occur, but warns if negotiations drag on, coalition with Labor could result.Gil Ronen, 4/14/2015, 11:51 AM

Shalom: Likud Will Form a Government on Time

With pressure mounting for a coalition, Likud minister Silvan Shalom says unity government is on table if Labor agrees to basic guidelines.Cynthia Blank, 4/12/2015, 11:00 AM