Edelstein to Head Most Important CommitteeKnesset Speaker plans to appoint himself as temporary Chairman of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee due to coalition spat.
Report: Likud Officials Fed Up with LapidSenior Likud members are fed up with the behavior of Yesh Atid and are hinting that there will be changes in the coalition if this keeps up.
Herzog 'Not Rushing' to Join Bibi's Coalition"If Netanyahu goes for a bold diplomatic move I'll be there to help him," says new Labor chairman.
Herzog Could be 'Easy Partner' for NetanyahuPolitical analysts say that MK Yitzchak Herzog could be easier to convince to join the coalition than MK Shelly Yechimovich.
PA's New Demand: New Israeli CoalitionPA advisor insists that negotiations cannot continue unless Israel changes current coalition gov't - and demands that it does.
Yachimovich: No Rush to Join the CoalitionLabor leader says there's no point in entering the coalition over "a wave of construction in the settlements."
Livni: Bayit Yehudi a Threat to Israel-PA TalksHatnua head accuses Bayit Yehudi of threatening Israel-PA talks, asks Labor to ‘be responsible’ and take its place.
Netanyahu Warns Likud Ministers Over Coalitionrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned Likud ministers to support building policies and avoid rocking the boat, lest "the ship sinks."
Coalition Chairman: Stormy Knesset Term AheadMK Yariv Levin says unlike previous Knesset, the Opposition will be meaningful.
Netanyahu: Time to Work TogetherIt’s time to put all the differences aside and work together, Netanyahu tells the members of his new government during their first meeting.
Knesset Votes Government in: 68 For, 48 AgainstAfter nearly six weeks of negotiations and many dramatic moments, Israel has a new government
PM: There is No Jewish Future Without IsraelBinyamin Netanyahu said that his objective as Prime Minister is to “ensure the future of the Jewish people"
Lapid’s ’18 Ministers’ Demand Complicates TalksNetanyahu tries to build coalition as Lapid limits number of ministries, Bennett limits parties’ spending.
Bayit Yehudi: Hareidi Draft Agreement IncompleteBayit Yehudi party denied Saturday night report that it had reached an agreement with Yesh Atid party on hareidi enlistment.
Mesika: Livni Appointment is 'Political Folly'Mesika: To let Tzipi Livni conduct these negotiations, is like saying that a serious traffic offender can be the police chief of traffic.
Hamas: Netanyahu, Livni Are Both War CriminalsHamas is not impressed by the coalition agreement signed this week by MK Tzipi Livni, leader of the centrist Hatnua party, and PM Netanyahu.
Bennett to Bibi: 'Not Too Late to Make Amends'Bayit Yehudi head Naftali Bennett calls on PM Netanyahu to patch things up with the Bayit Yehudi party before it's too late.
Two-Seat Kadima May Follow Livni Into CoalitionKadima may be the next faction to join Netanyahu's embryonic coalition after Tzipi Livni's party did so on Tuesday.
Netanyahu: 'No to Civil War'Prime Minister's unusual allusion to civil war regarding hareidi enlistment issue may be a positive signal to hareidim.
Lieberman Hints at Lapid for Finance MinisterLieberman spoke about the formation of a coalition government, calling Yair Lapid "a natural choice for finance minister."
'PM wants Leftist Coalition because of Obama'Likud insiders claim Netanyahu will foresake his "natural partners" and shift from a nationalist government to a more central one.
Most Likely: a More Nationalist, Religious Gov'tWith elections 2 weeks away, polls indicate next government will be tougher against Obama's pressure.
Labor Head: I'll Sit with Likud Only as PMMK Yachimovich says if she does not defeat Netanyahu, she will head opposition.
Likud MK Hints Bennett Likely to be in CoalitionMK Tzipi Hotovely wants a large Likud but believes Bayit Yehudi will also be in the government.
Netanyahu: I Never Ruled Out BennettReport: Prime Minister says his alleged anti-Bennett position is in fact spin produced by Bennett himself.
Report: Netanyahu Doesn't Want Bennett in Gov'tChannel 10: Netanyahu wants a centrist government, not one with a hawkish image.
Will the Right Wing Bloc Split?Analysis: Likud-Kadima talks on hareidi army service could falter because of Arab enlistment issue.
Coalition Chairman Admits Likud-Hareidi TensionMK Ze'ev Elkin warns a rift between Likud and hareidi parties would split right wing bloc.
The New Coalition: Perhaps We Deserve What We GetHow will the Kadima-Likud merger affect policy? The irony of it all is that we actually accept the fact that we have no idea.
Netanyahu, Mofaz Deal With Blowback from DealSome ministers and MKs in both the Likud and Kadima are not happy with the deal that has given PM Netanyahu a 'super coalition'
Lieberman May Break CoalitionLieberman threatens to break apart Netanyahu's coalition in response to disagreements, including clash with Shas.
Likud: No More Coalition ShuffleJealous of 'Independence' faction's gains, other government partners want to reopen coalition agreements.
Barak,Lieberman Strain CoalitionDefense Minister demands cabinet vote affirming Israel wants a PA state. Israel Our Home wants a vote on military conversions.
PM Wary of Political AssaultObama's new 3-month building freeze is not yet approved, but Netanyahu is making contingency plans to shore up coalition if some partners quit.
FM's Woes Fuel Coalition RumorsExperts say Israel Our Home may leave coalition if Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is convicted -- but not before then.