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Hanegbi Rules Out Elections in 2015

Deputy Foreign Minister says no one in the coalition or opposition has a reason to want elections at the present time.Yishai Karov and Elad Benari, 11/17/2014, 4:42 AM

Lapid Says Elections Are a 'Very Bad Idea'

Finance Minister seeks to calm tensions amid reports that the coalition is about to fall apart.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 11/17/2014, 2:16 AM

Herzog: There Will be Elections Within a Year

Opposition leader predicts that elections will be held within a year and declares: I am worthy of being Israel's prime minister.Ben Ariel, 11/16/2014, 5:01 AM

Obama Complains 'Worst Status Since Eisenhower'

Republicans take back the Senate as Obama admits to voter 'frustration in the government, polarization has gotten worse.'Ari Yashar, 11/5/2014, 9:33 AM

Date Announced for Likud Leadership Elections

Date for vote on changes to constitution also announced as Bibi seeks to consolidate leadership prior to looming general elections.Hezki Baruch, 10/26/2014, 2:04 PM

Knesset Chair: 'Zoabi Wants Our Destruction'

Edelstein says pro-Hamas MK 'wants them to slaughter us and for us to completely disappear,' doesn't anticipate elections in 2015.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 10/24/2014, 12:29 PM

Netanyahu: Compromise or Else...

PM Netanyahu to warn the heads of the parties in his coalition that unless they find ways to compromise, new elections will be held.Elad Benari, 10/22/2014, 5:13 AM

Netanyahu Planning Spring Elections?

Speculations rampant that Netanyahu's shelving of Conversion Bill is meant to strengthen alliance with hareidim ahead of new elections.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2014, 5:15 AM

Kahlon Vows to Fix Cost of Living When He Returns

Former minister reiterates intent to form new party, says cost of living 'needs to be dealt with.'Hezki Baruch, 10/20/2014, 7:22 PM

Liberman: No New Elections Right Now

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman is not planning on breaking up the coalition, he told CNN Sunday.Yaakov Levi, 8/31/2014, 10:40 PM

After Gaza Operation, How Are the Parties Polling?

Poll shows 'right-wing' bloc would increase from 61 to 69 seats if elections were held today; Arab parties also predicted to strengthen.Ari Soffer and Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/28/2014, 11:02 AM

Turkish Elections Likely to See Erdogan Re-elected

Anti-Semitic tirades and suppression of free speech aside, analysts claim Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to win elections yet again.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2014, 10:49 AM

Assad Wins Third Term

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was 'reelected' Wednesday - winning a third term by a very wide margin/Moshe Cohen, 6/4/2014, 11:27 PM

Brussels Attack Overshadows Belgian Elections

Authorities say there is no known security threat for voters heading to the polls today, as Flemish nationalists lead the polls.AFP, 5/25/2014, 12:33 PM

Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev Vote

Vladimir Putin vows to work with the new Ukrainian government ahead of the Kiev vote. But is it too little, too late?Tova Dvorin, 5/24/2014, 9:45 PM

EU Vote Set to Strengthen Far-Right, Euroskeptic

Anti-EU parties to do well in Western Europe; but in the east, Russia's shadow pushes electorate in opposite direction.AFP, 5/24/2014, 8:55 PM

Yisrael Beytenu Wants a 'Divorce' From the Likud

Yisrael Beytenu intends to do everything it can to differentiate itself from the Likud, said Public Security Minister Yitzchak Aharonovich.Moshe Cohen, 4/14/2014, 2:52 PM

FM Offers Talks Without Terrorist Releases

Avigdor Liberman says Israel 'in favor of negotiations' as long as terrorists remain in prison.Tova Dvorin, 4/8/2014, 9:36 AM

Opposition: Give Liberman Elections

Opposition members call for elections following Foreign Minister's remarks that going to the polls is better than releasing terrorists.Elad Benari, 4/7/2014, 3:15 AM

Sources: Liberman Won't Leave Government

Sources in Netanyahu's coalition said they weren't worried about Avigdor Libernan's threat to bolt the coalition.Yaakov Levi , 4/7/2014, 1:12 AM

Slovakia: First President With No Communist Past

Flamboyant philanthropist Andrej Kiska - who 'flirted' with Judaism and Buddhism - beats leftist PM Robert Fico in landslide victory.AFP, 3/30/2014, 2:59 PM

6 Killed as Turkish Gov't Accused of Vote-Rigging

Local election candidates battle it out with knives and clubs, as opposition activists say Erdogan rigging the polls.Ari Soffer, 3/30/2014, 2:48 PM

Frontrunner in Slovak Poll 'Flirted with Judaism'

Prime Minister Robert Fico a political newcomer and millionaire Andrej Kiska, in close race for presidency.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 3/27/2014, 8:18 PM

Shaked: Do or Die for Beit Shemesh Next Week

MK Ayelet Shaked said that the elections in Beit Shemesh were close, and urged everyone to go out and vote - for Eli CohenDavid Lev, 3/6/2014, 2:07 PM

Meretz Going on Major Recruiting Drive

The only way to grow the left is to grow leftist parties, Meretz says, so the party needs to go on a major recruiting campaign.David Lev, 2/16/2014, 8:07 PM

Beit Shemesh: Would-be Mayors React on Revote

Abutbul says first elections ‘made public’s choice clear,’ Cohen replies, ‘The truth will out.’Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2014, 1:46 AM

Beit Shemesh Reelections on March 11

Minister of the Interior sets date for new elections; hareidi MKs voice frustration with Supreme Court.Maayana Miskin, 2/11/2014, 6:28 PM

A-G Urges Rejection of Beit Shemesh Appeal

Attorney General calls to reject appeals against new elections. Weinstein: Appeal argues facts – not legal precedent.Maayana Miskin, 1/21/2014, 5:22 PM

Egypt:11 Dead as Country Votes on New Constitution

Voter turnout reportedly high, but clashes continue.Tova Dvorin, 1/14/2014, 10:59 PM

Most Active Nationalist MKs: Levin and Struk

Watchdog NGO releases 2013 scores for most active legislators from nationalist camp.Ari Yashar, 1/8/2014, 11:36 AM

Likud Gains 2 Seats, Jewish Home Drops in New Poll

The Likud- Beytenu would receive 33 seats if elections were held today, followed by Labor with 16, according to new poll.Elad Benari, 1/6/2014, 2:15 AM

First Hearings Begin in Beit Shemesh Election Case

Mayor Moshe Abutbul declares victory before walking into courtroom; prosecution admits 'fraudulent tactics' but not specific involvement.Tova Dvorin, 12/10/2013, 12:51 PM

Voters Could Get Day Off for Local Elections

Lawmakers are calling for legislation that will turn Election Day for local contests into an official day off.David Lev, 11/12/2013, 1:13 AM

Gafni: Demand for New Beit Shemesh Vote Unfair

MK Gafni says pressure for a recount or repeat of Beit Shemesh elections is “anti-democratic," wouldn't happen if mayor wasn't hareidi.David Lev, 10/31/2013, 11:29 AM

Out of Home, Out of House

, 10/25/2013, 2:10 PM

Candidates Wait for Results, Close Races Expected

Votes being counted across the country. Huldai, Barkat worried over low turnout. Exit poll shows Yahav victory in Haifa.Maayana Miskin, 10/22/2013, 11:01 PM

Polling Stations Close, Counting Begins

Voter turn out recorded at 42.63% across the country for municipal elections,Maayana Miskin & Adam Ross, 10/22/2013, 6:57 PM

Prisoners Demand Right to Vote in Local Elections

Prisoners in Israeli jails are not eligible to vote in local elections, but 2 prisoners have filed a petition to change that.David Lev, 10/21/2013, 6:37 PM

Barkat: I Am Not a Leftist

Speaking to Arutz Sheva, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat sought to dispel rumors of a political pact with the far-left.David Lev, 10/21/2013, 4:21 PM

Hareidi Mayoral Candidate: Keep Jews Off Mount

Hareidi J'lem mayoral candidate Haim Epstein appeals to Arabs by promising to prevent Jews from praying on Judaism's holiest site.David Lev and Ari Soffer, 10/21/2013, 4:01 PM

Uproar as Knesset Votes to Alter Government

Bill passed on initial reading would limit number of ministers, block smaller parties, and make it harder to topple government.Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2013, 2:39 PM

Danon, Likud 'Rebels' Set to Seize Key Positions

Concessions to Palestinians will be less likely after today's vote for party institutions, say analysts.Arutz Sheva, 6/30/2013, 6:28 PM

Poll: Labor Up, Likud Down Drastically

Likud, with Yisrael Beytenu, drops 5 seats to an abysmal 26. Labor is at 21 seats.Gil Ronen, 6/10/2013, 2:59 PM

Ahmadinejad's Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made an emergency landing Sunday after it malfunctioned.Arutz Sheba staff, 6/3/2013, 9:39 AM

Iranian Candidates Implicated in Murdering Jews

Jewish group outraged that among candidates to run in Iranian Presidential elections are two implicated in AMIA Jewish Center bombing.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/26/2013, 10:39 AM

Bulgarian 'Ataka' Party Follows Neo-Nazi Trends

Bulgarian 'Ataka' party follows neo-Nazi tides, gaining sizable portion of popular vote in country's parliamentary elections.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/16/2013, 1:37 PM

Ahmadinejad Could Face Up to 74 Lashes

Iranian president Ahmadinejad may face charges of up to 74 lashes for openly endorsing candidacy of his top adviser in upcoming elections. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/13/2013, 11:11 AM

Spokesman: Hamas Ready for Fatah Reconciliation

Hamas says it is eager to sign a reconciliation deal with rival faction Fatah.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/18/2013, 9:34 PM

Coalition Agreement: Up Knesset Threshold to 4%

Likud, Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi argue final coalition issue, agree to raise Knesset threshold. Maayana Miskin, 3/12/2013, 9:58 PM

Poll: Likud Would Lose Repeat Vote

New elections would be bad for Likud, good for Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi.Maayana Miskin, 3/7/2013, 6:24 PM

Netanyahu Planning New Construction Freeze?

PM Netanyahu, upset with residents of Judea & Samaria for not voting Likud, is reportedly planning to impose a new construction freeze.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/1/2013, 11:34 PM

Netanyahu: System of Government Needs Major Reform

Netanyahu calls for reforms to stabilize government, tells MKs to unite “in times of trial.”Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2013, 12:14 AM

Yeah - Hebron has an MK!

, 1/25/2013, 12:01 PM

Counting Votes: Why Small Parties are Worried

How Israel counts its votes, and why small parties fear high turnout will leave them outside Knesset.Maayana Miskin, 1/22/2013, 9:58 PM

Reverse Russian Roulette

, 1/14/2013, 4:01 PM

Poll: Strong Parties Drop, Small Parties Rise

The latest pre-elections poll finds Likud, Labor and Jewish Home losing votes as Yesh Atid, Meretz and Otzma Leyisrael rise. Maayana Miskin, 12/25/2012, 9:23 PM

Hareidi MK: Kadima Incitement Could End in Murder

Hareidi MK worries that a new Kadima party slogan comparing soldiers, Torah scholars will end in violence. Maayana Miskin, 12/25/2012, 8:43 PM