Coalition chair: I prefer Arabs don't voteCoalition chair says 'it's better if Arabs don't make the effort to vote.'
Unpopular leadersPopularity is a very slippery way to judge the correctness of policies and the competence and temper of leaders who will be judged by history.
Joint List receives largest fines in comptroller reportThe State comptroller released his report on campaign finance violations today. The largest fines were meted out to the Joint List.
Palestinian Authority postpones local electionsPalestinian Authority High Court issues provisional order postponing local elections.
'The existential threat Israel faces comes from within'Former Director of the Mossad Tamir Pardo talks about Israel's internal - and external - national priorities.
Not even Zoabi's own party wants herAs the Balad party finalizes its list for the next elections, Haneen Zoabi is shoved down the ranks.
'Bogie party' beginning to take shapeReports say former Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon is starting his own party and has already reached out to several figures.
UK Chief Rabbi prevented from voting in London electionsBritish Chief Rabbi among scores of people prevented from voting by polling 'error', in the heart of London's Jewish community.
23 arrested in mass-brawl at Arab villageAll-out war breaks out in Kfar Manda as tensions over local elections boil over.
Poll: Yesh Atid nearly catches up to LikudLapid's party comes in at 21 seats to 26 for Likud. In 1-on-1 vote against Netanyahu, Lapid ties with Bennett for closest gap behind the PM.
Reformists in Iran? Only a matter of tacticsHead of Ezri Center for Iran Studies says only difference between Iranian conservatives, reformists is tactics to maintain theocracy.
Bill to force government to complete four-year termMK Nissan Slomiansky says the revolving door of Israeli government has prevented any of the real issues from being addressed.
Turkey: Islamist AKP party wins landslide victoryAfter briefly losing parliamentary majority for first time in 13 years, Erdogan's party is back on top with surprise victory.
Erdogan's party poised to win majority in Turkish electionsAfter 90% of votes counted, Turkish President Erdogan's Justice and Development party expected to win over half of parliamentary seats.
Liberals Win Canadian Elections'Dark horse' candidate Justin Trudeau wins, ending Conservative power in Canada. What does that mean for Israel?
Liberman: Elections Will 'Definitely' Take Place in 2016After Yair Lapid, second wannabe prime minister expresses confidence that the Netanyahu government would soon fall.
Revitalized Lapid Sees Himself Replacing NetanyahuSensing that he may have a chance as Prime Minister, Yair Lapid said that he didn't see the government surviving the year.
Turkey to Return to Elections in NovemberReturn to the polls expected for November 1 in possible bid for Erdogan to regain lost majority.
Poll Shows Erdogan is Losing his GripTurkish President Erdogan's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) drops in polls ahead of elections.
Poll Reveals Public Thinks Newscasters are Radical LeftistsNews presenters have unique position to shape public opinion - but what are their opinions? According to public: far left and radical left.
Greek Jewry Worried Over Far-Left Elections WinAnti-Austerity Syriza party wins in the elections; neo-Nazi group in third. Is the country's relationship with Israel at stake?
Should Israel Take Military Action Against Iran?Philanthropists, activists, and military officials weigh in on Iran - and why a military strike may be in the not-so-distant future.
Not Just Israel: Swedish Coalition Dissolves, Elections CalledSnap elections in Sweden after the second-shortest government term in Swedish history, hubbub over immigration.
Elections to Postpone Police Chief Replacement?Coalition dissolution leads to legal issue for the police force. A-G: We can't have new security minister, police heads at the same time.
Moshe Kahlon's New Party to Focus on Cost of Living, Housing'The concept of 'monopoly' needs to disappear,' former Likud minister states, in remarks over plans for his new political party.
Likud Hopes to Form Large Right-Wing UnionDeputy Minister Akunis says his party and Jewish Home learned lessons of infighting in the last elections, slams Lapid-Livni 'putsch.'
Knesset Votes 84:0 to Dissolve Itself; Election Date: March 17Knesset convenes to dissolve itself after party heads set date for snap elections in 105 days, after Netanyahu disbands the government.
Do Elections Spell the Release of Illegal Infiltrators?Immigration NGO reveals the Infiltrator Law 'is not enough,' even passing it and preventing mass releases may be impossible for Knesset.
Hamas Hails Coalition Collapse as 'Victory'Hamas spokesman says the collapse of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s is a sign of the group’s “victory” over Israel.
Rabbi Amsalem Considering Several Political OffersAm Shalem party, which failed to pass the threshold in the last elections, considering how to proceed ahead of the next elections.
Lapid to Herzog: I Won't Try to Become Opposition LeaderYesh Atid chairman assures Labor chairman he will not try to lead the opposition despite being the largest party in it.
Danon: We Must Return to the Likud WayLikud MK says that the Likud must not try to "appease Tzipi Livni and her colleagues".
Kerry Hopes Next Knesset Holds 'Peace Talks'Kerry calls on next Israeli government to 'negotiate' after his previous talks torpedoed by PA; US denounces French 'Palestine' vote.
Leftist MKs Celebrate 'We Aren't Stuck with Bibi Anymore'Labor MK Shaffir says elections are the left's chance to 'bring change,' Yechimovich accuses PM of shirking responsibility.
Jewish Home MK Says 'We Didn't Ask for Elections'Despite polls showing that it would gain seats, Jewish Home isn't necessarily happy that elections are to take place says Uri Orbach.
Electronic Voting in the Works for IsraelIsraelis could begin to vote electronically in upcoming elections - but probably not this time, said an election official.
Poll Shows Lapid Nosedive, Kahlon SurpriseWhat to expect from elections? Likud remains top, then Jewish Home according to poll; Yesh Atid drops, new Kahlon party nets 10 seats.
Zoabi: Arab Parties Together Get 16 SeatsMK Hanin Zoabi says members of the three Arab parties in the Knesset are considering running together.
Netanyahu Fires Lapid and Livni from CoalitionAfter failed last-minute talk with Lapid, PM gives Yesh Atid and Hatnua chairpersons the boot spelling imminent elections.
Bennett: Challenge Now is Elections, Not Faction PoliticsJewish Home chairman and Economics Minister Naftali Bennett praises Arutz Sheva - and appealed for party unity.
Liberman Confirms Imminent Elections an 'Established Fact'Key coalition member argues government should have joined together, instead 'we are going to quarrel for several months.'
Otzma Leyisrael Announces Election CampaignNationalist party that missed out of last Knesset responds to collapsing coalition, clarifies why it won't be joining with Jewish Home.
Deri Denies Rumors of Backroom Deals Prior to ElectionsShas head says the only 'deal' he'll be striking is during talks for new coalition; hints at campaign strategy in appeal to leftist parties.
Likud: Lapid 'Failed Miserably as Finance Minister'Likud officials hit back at Lapid over anti-Netanyahu remarks, say he failed miserably as a minister and has 'ugly' political aspirations.
Elections As Early as March 2015, Likud Officials SayLegislation on Opposition bills to dissolve the Knesset due to be voted upon Wednesday - and could see the coalition dissolve by January.
Lapid: Netanyahu Dragging Israel into Elections to Woo HareidimFinance Minister says elections are a waste of money which could be rerouted to solve housing, cost of living crises.
Yechimovich: The Public is Fed Up with NetanyahuAfter failed Netanyahu-Lapid meeting, Labor MK says Netanyahu's government did not have a "drop of ideology".
MKs Right and Left Respond to Early ElectionsKnesset Members from across the political spectrum respond to failed meeting between Netanyahu and Lapid.
Bennett, Ariel at Odds Over Future of Jewish HomeArgument erupts in Jewish Home faction meeting over whether to add Tekuma members to the list, leading to rumors of split.
Feiglin Urges PM to 'Stop the Political Game', Hold ElectionsDeputy Knesset Speaker MK Moshe Feiglin calls on Netanyahu to let the public's vote solve political tensions, as coalition crisis snowballs.
Shas: We Won't Establish Alternative GovernmentAryeh Deri speaks out about Netanyahu offer: We will not form alternate coalition if Netanyahu will go ahead with elections.
Deputy Minister Says Elections Are 'Inevitable'Deputy Minister Ofir Akunis criticizes Finance Minister Yair Lapid for saying the government is "stuck", says Lapid is welcome to resign.
Herzog: I'll be Israel's Next Prime MinisterOpposition leader confident that he will be Israel’s next Prime Minister, calls for the formation of a centrist bloc.
Netanyahu 'Close to Calling Elections', Say AssociatesPM Netanyahu is close to making a decision regarding elections, regardless of what happens with the Jewish State Law.
Netanyahu: We Can't Continue Governing Like ThisAs he mulls his next steps, PM reportedly tells associates that the coalition cannot continue functioning under the present conditions.
Yesh Atid MK Says Elections 'Not Good for Citizens'Shelah slams Netanyahu for overtures to hareidim, says early elections puts government on hold; poll shows Yesh Atid support plummeting.
Liberman's Campaign: Divide Israel for 'Unity'FM Avigdor Liberman's election campaign for Yisrael Beytenu urges giving Arab 'Triangle' area to create Palestinian state to 'unify' Jews.