Netanyahu still wants Herzog to join coalitionPM invites any party who wants 'security and peace' to expand government, minutes after Herzog calls to collapse the coalition.
Herzog takes a drubbing from his own partyEnd of Herzog? Third of his MKs boycott meeting, those who come give him a thorough browbeating for 'betraying' them in unity govt. talks.
Herzog: 'Judea-Samaria gangs' prevented unityOpposition leader claims Netanyahu was held back by “gangs” who prevented him from going forward with coalition agreement.
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.
Sources: Ya'alon wasn't offered Foreign MinistrySources close to Ya'alon reject reports he was never offered the role of Foreign Minister if Liberman joins the coalition.
Herzog: PM promised Labor veto power over YeshaZionist Union chief reveals Netanyahu offered Labor veto power over Yesha construction, control over foreign affairs.
Zionist Union MKs call on Herzog to resign'Herzog has lost the public's trust, he must go,' says MK Shaffir.
Herzog fires back: It's either me or LibermanLabor leader in pithy press conference warns PM 'history will judge' his decision whether to include him or Avigdor Liberman in gov't.
Elkin to Netanyahu: Take up Liberman's offerLikud Minister urges PM to seriously consider Yisrael Beytenu's conditions to join the coalition, instead of Zionist Union.
Likud warns Netanyahu to stop talks with HerzogSenior Likud members from Judea and Samaria demand PM stop unity talks, warning Herzog as FM will create a Palestinian state.
'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.
Unity talks hung up on a division of JerusalemCoalition expansion talks go on, but Herzog's demand for 'separation plan' giving PA control of Arab parts of Jerusalem presents problems.
Zionist Union: Netanyahu scared of the Jewish HomeZionist Union officials say coalition talks with Netanyahu are stalled, claim he is scared of the "Smotriches" of Jewish Home.
Report: Liberman turned down Defense MinisterYisrael Beytenu head rejects position, promise of death penalty for terrorists; says current gov't not really right-wing.
Report: Herzog demanded Justice, CultureCoalition source: Herzog asked for significant improvement in the ministries he'd receive upon joining the government.
Zionist Union MK: Stop crawling to NetanyahuZionist Union MKs blast Herzog following poll which found they are losing seats.
Unity government talks gain momentumPrime Minister and opposition leader conduct lengthy meeting Sunday night as part of continuing negotiations for unity government.
Kahlon: Unity gov't good for economic stabilityFinance Minister insists unpopular unity idea best for the public, in order to further economic reforms under a stable government.
Poll: Most Israelis against unity governmentTwo separate studies show huge opposition to Likud-Zionist Union coalition; support for Jewish Home, Yesh Atid at 2013 levels.
MK Rosenthal: Herzog failed, he must resignMK Mickey Rosenthal attacks the chairman of his party, says he is a failed leader who lied to the public.
Report: Netanyahu and Herzog agreed on freezeChannel 10 News reveals that Netanyahu and Herzog are drafting an announcement on a freeze on construction in Judea and Samaria.
Liberman: Netanyahu's government is not right-wingNetanyahu leads a 'fake' right-wing government, former Foreign Minister fumes, amid unity government attempts with leftist Zionist Union.
Herzog demands official building freezeNegotiations to expand coalition gaining momentum as Herzog looks to win over support within party, extract concessions from Netanyahu.
'The damage Buji caused is irreparable'MK Mickey Rosenthal blasts Herzog for contemplating the idea of "crawling into the government."
Netanyahu and Herzog discuss unity governmentPrime Minister and opposition leader speak again about the possibility of the Zionist Union joining the coalition.
'We shouldn't throw Labor a lifeline'Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely argues a unity government would reward the party despite inherent incompatibilities.
'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.
Minister: Joining with Labor will destroy LikudLikud's Elkin warns a unity government would be an 'historic mistake,' as Zionist Union would pull coalition leftward to justify itself.
MKs to Herzog: We won't join the coalitionZionist Union MKs clarify to party chairman Yitzhak Herzog that he does not have the mandate to sign an agreement with the Likud.
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.
Herzog outlines his conditions for unity gov'tOpposition head Yitzhak Herzog breaks silence on talks with Netanyahu to enter government, with a message unlikely to please the PM.
PM offers Zionist Union nine gov't ministriesUnity gov't talks continue apace, as sources close to the prime minister say he's made a very generous offer to opposition leader Herzog.
Report: Major progress in unity government talksSenior Likud and Zionist Union sources claim chances of a deal for leftist party to enter coalition 'greater than ever.'
Herzog looking to oust Jewish Home ministerAs negotiations for unity government continue, Zionist Union chief reportedly looking to unseat Uri Ariel from Agriculture Ministry.
Netanyahu confirms unity government talksFor the first time, PM admits there were talks with leftist Zionist Union, but says talks ended with Herzog corruption scandal.
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.
Details of 'unity government' deal revealedSenior Likud source claims Netanyahu made generous deal to leftist Zionist Union, now waiting for response; Herzog's office denies.
Key Likud Minister: Government about to collapseErdan calls on Zionist Union to join unity government, warns budget will bring down the coalition and 'we don't need elections.'
PLO Threatens Israel for 'Executing' TerroristsPLO unity government runs wild with whitewashing of 'youths' trying to murder Jews, threatens the situation may 'blow up completely.'
Knesset Speaker: Time for Unity GovernmentNow is the time to unite against terror, Yuli Edelstein asserts, urging parties to disband with political divisions and come together.
Hamas: Of Course Palestinians Want an IntifadaHamas, Islamic Jihad blast PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas for being too soft in war against Israel.
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.
Netanyahu-Herzog Unity Gov't Not on the HorizonPolitical sources reveal talks hit a loggerhead, with opposition by Livni and Yechimovich primary in fouling up anti-Iran deal move.
Livni Rules Out Zionist Union Joining CoalitionDespite the growing Iranian threat and reports Zionist Union head Herzog may join coalition, powerful MKs in his party say it won't happen.
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.
Report: Netanyahu, Herzog Using Rivlin to TalkRumors continue to fly that Zionist Union will join Likud-led gov't, as Netanyahu and Herzog show cooperation in opposition to Iran deal.
PFLP: Fatah-Hamas Unity Government Won't HappenDay after PLO starts talks with Hamas, Communist terror group says dissolved govt. won't be reformed anytime soon.
PLO Talks Unity Govt. With Hamas, Islamic JihadPLO committee talks with terror groups about forming new government, after Abbas told France Hamas won't be part of new government.
Report: PA Unity PM Hands Resignation to AbbasHamdallah resigns; Hamas says Abbas making the move for fear of being rendered irrelevant by indirect Hamas-Israel talks.
PA Unity Government Reveals Lack of Power in GazaFatah spokesperson welcomes opening of Rafah Crossing, complains that Hamas is 'refusing' to hand crossings over.
Bennett: Narrow Gov't Can Also be Unity Gov'tJewish Home chairman vows to work 'shoulder to shoulder' with other parties and ministers 'for the good of Israel.'
Erdan: Legitimate for Netanyahu to Turn to LeftPresenting deal to Zionist Union may be only way to curb extravagant demands of nationalist partners, Likud minister Gilad Erdan asserts.
Histadrut Chairman Demands Unity GovernmentHead of Israel's workers' union argues unity government is only way to deal with challenges facing and division within Jewish state.
Unity Govt. Ministers Say Hamas Held them HostageFurther signs of disunity as ministers says Hamas blocked them from working on salary war in Gaza visit; 'crisis bigger than unity govt.'
Herzog: I've Had No Contacts with NetanyahuLabor leader continues to insist that he will not join a coalition headed by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Report: Rivlin Working Towards Unity GovernmentPresident Rivlin reportedly working behind the scenes towards a government with Likud and the "Zionist Union".
Likud Minister Denies Report Bibi, Herzog MetGilad Erdan says as far as he knows, the meeting did not occur, but warns if negotiations drag on, coalition with Labor could result.