Herzog: There Will be Elections Within a YearOpposition leader predicts that elections will be held within a year and declares: I am worthy of being Israel's prime minister.
Obama Complains 'Worst Status Since Eisenhower'Republicans take back the Senate as Obama admits to voter 'frustration in the government, polarization has gotten worse.'
Date Announced for Likud Leadership ElectionsDate for vote on changes to constitution also announced as Bibi seeks to consolidate leadership prior to looming general elections.
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.
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.
Netanyahu Planning Spring Elections?Speculations rampant that Netanyahu's shelving of Conversion Bill is meant to strengthen alliance with hareidim ahead of new elections.
Kahlon Vows to Fix Cost of Living When He ReturnsFormer minister reiterates intent to form new party, says cost of living 'needs to be dealt with.'
Liberman: No New Elections Right NowForeign Minister Avigdor Liberman is not planning on breaking up the coalition, he told CNN Sunday.
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.
Turkish Elections Likely to See Erdogan Re-electedAnti-Semitic tirades and suppression of free speech aside, analysts claim Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to win elections yet again.
Assad Wins Third TermSyrian President Bashar al-Assad was 'reelected' Wednesday - winning a third term by a very wide margin/
Brussels Attack Overshadows Belgian ElectionsAuthorities say there is no known security threat for voters heading to the polls today, as Flemish nationalists lead the polls.
Moscow Pushing for Peace Before Kiev VoteVladimir Putin vows to work with the new Ukrainian government ahead of the Kiev vote. But is it too little, too late?
EU Vote Set to Strengthen Far-Right, EuroskepticAnti-EU parties to do well in Western Europe; but in the east, Russia's shadow pushes electorate in opposite direction.
Yisrael Beytenu Wants a 'Divorce' From the LikudYisrael Beytenu intends to do everything it can to differentiate itself from the Likud, said Public Security Minister Yitzchak Aharonovich.
FM Offers Talks Without Terrorist ReleasesAvigdor Liberman says Israel 'in favor of negotiations' as long as terrorists remain in prison.
Opposition: Give Liberman ElectionsOpposition members call for elections following Foreign Minister's remarks that going to the polls is better than releasing terrorists.
Sources: Liberman Won't Leave GovernmentSources in Netanyahu's coalition said they weren't worried about Avigdor Libernan's threat to bolt the coalition.
Slovakia: First President With No Communist PastFlamboyant philanthropist Andrej Kiska - who 'flirted' with Judaism and Buddhism - beats leftist PM Robert Fico in landslide victory.
6 Killed as Turkish Gov't Accused of Vote-RiggingLocal election candidates battle it out with knives and clubs, as opposition activists say Erdogan rigging the polls.
Frontrunner in Slovak Poll 'Flirted with Judaism'Prime Minister Robert Fico a political newcomer and millionaire Andrej Kiska, in close race for presidency.
Shaked: Do or Die for Beit Shemesh Next WeekMK Ayelet Shaked said that the elections in Beit Shemesh were close, and urged everyone to go out and vote - for Eli Cohen
Meretz Going on Major Recruiting DriveThe only way to grow the left is to grow leftist parties, Meretz says, so the party needs to go on a major recruiting campaign.
Beit Shemesh: Would-be Mayors React on RevoteAbutbul says first elections ‘made public’s choice clear,’ Cohen replies, ‘The truth will out.’
Beit Shemesh Reelections on March 11Minister of the Interior sets date for new elections; hareidi MKs voice frustration with Supreme Court.
A-G Urges Rejection of Beit Shemesh AppealAttorney General calls to reject appeals against new elections. Weinstein: Appeal argues facts – not legal precedent.
Egypt:11 Dead as Country Votes on New ConstitutionVoter turnout reportedly high, but clashes continue.
Most Active Nationalist MKs: Levin and StrukWatchdog NGO releases 2013 scores for most active legislators from nationalist camp.
Likud Gains 2 Seats, Jewish Home Drops in New PollThe Likud- Beytenu would receive 33 seats if elections were held today, followed by Labor with 16, according to new poll.
First Hearings Begin in Beit Shemesh Election CaseMayor Moshe Abutbul declares victory before walking into courtroom; prosecution admits 'fraudulent tactics' but not specific involvement.
Voters Could Get Day Off for Local ElectionsLawmakers are calling for legislation that will turn Election Day for local contests into an official day off.
Gafni: Demand for New Beit Shemesh Vote UnfairMK Gafni says pressure for a recount or repeat of Beit Shemesh elections is “anti-democratic," wouldn't happen if mayor wasn't hareidi.
Candidates Wait for Results, Close Races ExpectedVotes being counted across the country. Huldai, Barkat worried over low turnout. Exit poll shows Yahav victory in Haifa.
Polling Stations Close, Counting BeginsVoter turn out recorded at 42.63% across the country for municipal elections,
Prisoners Demand Right to Vote in Local ElectionsPrisoners in Israeli jails are not eligible to vote in local elections, but 2 prisoners have filed a petition to change that.
Barkat: I Am Not a LeftistSpeaking to Arutz Sheva, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat sought to dispel rumors of a political pact with the far-left.
Hareidi Mayoral Candidate: Keep Jews Off MountHareidi J'lem mayoral candidate Haim Epstein appeals to Arabs by promising to prevent Jews from praying on Judaism's holiest site.
Uproar as Knesset Votes to Alter GovernmentBill passed on initial reading would limit number of ministers, block smaller parties, and make it harder to topple government.
Danon, Likud 'Rebels' Set to Seize Key PositionsConcessions to Palestinians will be less likely after today's vote for party institutions, say analysts.
Poll: Labor Up, Likud Down DrasticallyLikud, with Yisrael Beytenu, drops 5 seats to an abysmal 26. Labor is at 21 seats.
Ahmadinejad's Helicopter Makes Emergency LandingA helicopter carrying Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made an emergency landing Sunday after it malfunctioned.
Iranian Candidates Implicated in Murdering JewsJewish group outraged that among candidates to run in Iranian Presidential elections are two implicated in AMIA Jewish Center bombing.
Bulgarian 'Ataka' Party Follows Neo-Nazi TrendsBulgarian 'Ataka' party follows neo-Nazi tides, gaining sizable portion of popular vote in country's parliamentary elections.
Ahmadinejad Could Face Up to 74 LashesIranian president Ahmadinejad may face charges of up to 74 lashes for openly endorsing candidacy of his top adviser in upcoming elections.
Spokesman: Hamas Ready for Fatah ReconciliationHamas says it is eager to sign a reconciliation deal with rival faction Fatah.
Coalition Agreement: Up Knesset Threshold to 4%Likud, Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi argue final coalition issue, agree to raise Knesset threshold.
Poll: Likud Would Lose Repeat VoteNew elections would be bad for Likud, good for Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi.
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.
Netanyahu: System of Government Needs Major ReformNetanyahu calls for reforms to stabilize government, tells MKs to unite “in times of trial.”
Counting Votes: Why Small Parties are WorriedHow Israel counts its votes, and why small parties fear high turnout will leave them outside Knesset.
Poll: Strong Parties Drop, Small Parties RiseThe latest pre-elections poll finds Likud, Labor and Jewish Home losing votes as Yesh Atid, Meretz and Otzma Leyisrael rise.
Hareidi MK: Kadima Incitement Could End in MurderHareidi MK worries that a new Kadima party slogan comparing soldiers, Torah scholars will end in violence.
Poll Shows Younger Voters Back Jewish HomeThe renewed Jewish Home party, running with the National Union, draws younger voters, many of them secular, a new poll shows.
Deri to Netanyahu: Show Us the Budget CutsShas’ Aryeh Deri urges Netanyahu to reveal planned spending cuts before elections so voters can have a say.