Blue and White leaders divided over Netanyahu's proposal

Report: Gabi Ashkenazi pushing to examine possibility of unity government with Netanyahu, Yair Lapid vetoing the move.Ben Ariel, Monday, 4:37 AM

Gantz: This time I will not agree to a rotation with Lapid

Blue and White chairman reportedly told his associates he does not intend to renew rotation agreement with Yair Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 2:35 AM

Poll: 57 seats for center-left, 55 for the right

Channel 12 News poll finds that a third election will again fail to solve the political stalemate.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/6/2019, 10:27 PM

Gabbay: I regret not entering Netanyahu's government

Former Labor chairman: Gantz needs to make the difficult decision of entering Netanyahu's government.Elad Benari, 12/6/2019, 5:29 AM

Likud negotiator: Talks with Blue and White a waste of energy

MK Miki Zohar: Blue and White won't compromise because they believe path to power is getting rid of Netanyahu.Shimon Cohen, 12/4/2019, 3:50 PM

Likud Whip: There will be no unity government

Likud's Knesset Whip Miki Zohar declares talks with Blue & White have reached a dead end, says Likud ending negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2019, 10:06 AM

Steinitz: Iran could soon start a war in the Middle East

Energy Minister explains why he thinks Netanyahu should serve as Prime Minister first in any rotation agreement with Blue and White.103FM, 12/4/2019, 6:35 AM

Report: Progress on unity government

Likud, Blue & White reportedly reach understanding on issues, though disagreements remain on some key questions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2019, 12:31 PM

Dispute in Blue & White leadership

Gantz and Ashkenazi suggest that Lapid and his Yesh Atid party sit outside gov't until Netanyahu leaves. Lapid: 'It's a trap.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 10:35 PM

Likud: Yair Lapid is sabotaging unity efforts

'The Likud has agreed to major concessions, but Yair Lapid is still making every effort to thwart a unity government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2019, 10:02 PM

Gantz: Netanyahu has become a burden on Likud members

Blue and White chairman: The State of Israel needs a unifying leader who respects law enforcement agencies and does not attack them.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/29/2019, 10:03 PM

Poll: Right loses ground, Jewish Home out of next Knesset

New poll shows Israelis divided on whether Netanyahu can serve under indictment. Blue and White poised to expand margin over the Likud.David Rosenberg, 11/29/2019, 1:06 PM

These are the disputes between Likud and Blue and White

Likud and Blue and White disagree on several issues, preventing the sides from moving forward with unity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 12:04 AM

Dichter: Blue and White's demand is 'arrogant'

Deputy Defense Minister blasts Blue and White for conditioning unity on replacing Prime Minister Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 11/27/2019, 6:22 AM

Poll: Blue and White leads Likud, left-wing bloc leads Right

New poll shows Blue & White taking commanding lead over the Likud after Netanyahu indictment, with Left widening lead over the Right.David Rosenberg, 11/26/2019, 8:47 AM

Poll: Likud, Blue and White tie at 33 seats each

Blocs would continue to fall short of majority to form coalition if elections were held today, survey finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2019, 9:45 PM

Tibi still willing to serve as 'blocking bloc' for Gantz

Joint Arab List leader MK Ahmed Tibi finds 'incitement' against them 'incomprehensible'.Mordechai Sones, 11/21/2019, 8:37 AM

"Gov't dependent on Arab parties - a terrible danger to Israel"

Likud activists hold 'emergency conference' in Tel Aviv Expo Center to protest plans for establishment of left-wing minority government.Yoni Kempinski, 11/17/2019, 8:33 PM

'A unity government can still be established'

President Rivlin makes final push for unity government, says 'personal issues' are make impediment to breakthrough, can be overcome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 5:10 PM

Dichter warns: Disaster in the colors of blue and white

Deputy Defense Minister warns against minority government supported by Arab MKs. "Stop this roller coaster before it starts moving."Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 3:56 AM

Gantz to right-wing parties: Dismantle the bloc

Blue and White chairman calls on leaders of the right-wing parties to break up their 55-MK bloc. New Right: We won't dismantle the bloc.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/15/2019, 9:16 PM

Blue and White leader won't serve under Netanyahu

In a unity government, Blue and White MK Ya'alon won't serve under PM Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2019, 2:28 PM

Rivlin outline: 'No disqualifications, no boycotts'

Channel 13 News reveals details about President Rivlin's plan for unity government as presented to Netanyahu and Gantz.Elad Benari, 11/15/2019, 5:36 AM

Time running out for Gantz to form government

Blue and White leader has less than a week to form government before returning mandate to president.Gary Willig, 11/14/2019, 10:31 PM

Disagreement within Blue and White over unity government

Blue and White leaders disagree over whether to enter into government with Netanyahu over investigations against him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2019, 10:59 PM

Netanyahu blasted for appointing Bennett as Defense Minister

Blue and White, Democratic Union criticize agreement between Netanyahu and Bennett which will see Bennett serving as Defense Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2019, 8:12 PM

Agreements between Blue and White, Yisrael Beytenu

Teams of both parties reach agreement on welfare-related issues.Hezki Baruch, 11/7/2019, 11:53 PM

Likud reps: Everything depends on Blue and White

Parties remain pessimistic as negotiations between reps of the two sides take place for the first time this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 5:39 PM

Blue and White divided on unity government plan

Yesh Atid faction of Blue and White party refuses to back unity government with the Likud on basis of President's compromise plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2019, 1:44 PM

Blue & White offers Justice Ministry to Ayelet Shaked

Naftali Bennett would receive a senior ministry as well (but not the Defense Ministry) if New Right joins a Blue and White government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2019, 10:50 PM

Right-wing bloc leaders to meet with Netanyahu

Leaders of rightist, religious factions allied with the Likud to meet with Netanyahu Sunday amid attempts to break up right-wing bloc.Hezki Baruch, 11/1/2019, 1:01 PM

Gantz optimistic a unity government will be formed

Blue and White chairman publishes update on coalition negotiations: The picture painted in the media is not necessarily accurate.Elad Benari, 10/31/2019, 4:02 AM

Are chances of unity government falling?

Likud, Blue and White officials both say that gaps are widening, third round of elections growing more likely.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2019, 10:56 PM

Conflict in Blue and White

Blue and White MKs oppose party's vague stance regarding formation of minority government backed by Arab parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2019, 11:24 AM

Gantz: No progress in meeting with Netanyahu

Blue and White leader says PM Netanyahu more concerned with avoiding prosecution than negotiating in good faith.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2019, 3:54 PM

'Blue and White not ruling out Arab-backed minority government'

'I asked Blue and White if they're in talks for minority government - they said everything is on the table,' says Likud's top negotiator.Shimon Cohen, 10/28/2019, 8:46 AM

The key points of contention between Likud and Blue & White

Netanyahu and Gantz agreed on only one thing: the need to avoid third elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 10:55 PM

Netanyahu meets with Gantz

Prime Minister meets with Blue and White chief in bid to overcome deadlock. Both sides agree to continue talks.Hezki Baruch, 10/27/2019, 8:30 PM

Blue & White: Likud is insisting on 'immunity bloc'

On the other hand, Blue & White insists that only Benny Gantz will be prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 7:39 PM

Likud: We want answers from Blue & White

'Are the talks real - or are they a cover while the negotiations are actually held elsewhere with the Joint List?' asks top Likud negotiatorHezki Baruch, 10/27/2019, 5:14 PM

Blue and White's proposal to Likud

Gantz would let Netanyahu be PM first in exchange for keeping haredi parties out of coalition, passing 'religion and state' legislation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 11:39 AM

Netanyahu, Gantz to meet today

Blue and White, Likud leaders to meet for first time since Gantz received the mandate to form the government from President Reuven Rivlin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2019, 8:09 AM

Blue and White invites Likud to negotiation meeting

Netanyahu agrees to meeting tomorrow. Heads of right-wing bloc decide not to hold separate negotiations with Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2019, 6:31 PM

Blue and White prepares to receive mandate to form government

Four leaders of Blue and White party meet to discuss bid to form next government, just hours ahead of receiving mandate from the president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2019, 2:03 PM

Report: Blue & White will negotiate with Arab Joint List

Blue and White intends to first invite Likud for talks, but members of all parties - including Joint Arab List - will later be invited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2019, 8:47 AM

Lapid: Netanyahu's talk about unity is fake

Blue and White MK blasts Netanyahu over video suggesting his party will establish a government supported by the Joint List.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/20/2019, 11:59 PM

Election-maker, not kingmaker

Liberman himself had publicly promised to support Netanyahu before the elections.  By reneging on his pledge, Liberman single-handedly forced the September 17 election upon the electorate.  Howard Smigel, 10/18/2019, 1:26 PM

Likud MK: Gantz will form gov't with support of Arab Joint List

'If a minority government is established with the support of the Joint List, we will pay a heavy security price for it,' MK Miki Zohar says.103FM, 10/17/2019, 10:53 PM

Gantz rejects Netanyahu's unity deal

Blue and White party says PM's 'path is not for unity but for immunity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/17/2019, 5:10 PM

Gantz considering Rivlin proposal

Blue and White chairman reportedly willing to consider President’s proposal for a unity government with Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 10/17/2019, 5:31 AM

MK Bitan: Netanyahu should return the mandate tonight already

'Blue and White doesn’t want to negotiate because it wants elections,' Likud MK says.Michal Levi, 10/15/2019, 11:25 AM

Regev: 'Lapid continues his father's line of incitement'

Culture Minister attacks Blue and White's Yair Lapid, claiming he perpetuates anti-haredi line of his father in the 'Shinui' Party.Mordechai Sones, 10/3/2019, 10:41 AM

UTJ: We're not negotiating with Gantz

Haredi party responds to reports that it is holding secret talks with Blue and White party.Michal Levy, 10/3/2019, 3:33 AM

Blue and White party freezes unity talks

Blue and White party calls off meeting with Likud negotiators for tomorrow, claims demands not met.Gary Willig, 10/1/2019, 7:46 PM

Likud, Blue and White negotiations end in deadlock

Likud official: "Yair Lapid is hampering a unity government because he doesn't want a rotation between Netanyahu and Gantz."Ido Ben Porat, 9/29/2019, 1:09 PM

Blue and White MK: Rejection of Netanyahu is nothing personal

Ahead of meeting between Likud, Blue and White, MK Hauser asserts his party's rejection of Netanyahu is a matter of principle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2019, 8:34 AM

Netanyahu may return mandate to form gov't to Rivlin on Sunday

The Likud and Blue & White negotiation teams are meeting on Sunday morning. If no progress is made, PM Netanyahu may return mandate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2019, 8:35 PM