Lapid Suspends MK for Abstaining During Knesset VoteMK Adi Koll went with her conscience and abstained on the Governance Bill, angering Lapid who suspended her.
Yechimovich Welcomes Resumption of Peace TalksLabor party will be there for Netanyahu against "right-wing" extremists," promises opposition leader.
Labor Head Seeks Term Limit for Prime MinisterYachimovich’s proposal would prevent Netanyahu from winning another term in the next elections.
Yechimovich: Lapid Lets Govt. 'Stiff' On Debts to BusinessesFinance Minister Yair Lapid is at it again, says MK Shelly Yechimovich, this time trying to "shaft" small businesses. Lapid disagrees.
MKs: We Should Decide on Gas Exports, Not PM and LapidMKs Shelly Yachimovich and Reuven Rivlin said they would file a petition with the High Court against the government's plan to export gas
Yechimovich: Stop Gas Exports, By Any Means NecessaryLabor leader and opposition head Shelly Yechimovich asked Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein to halt government approval of gas exports.
Knesset Approves First Reading of State BudgetAfter a heated debate, Knesset approves first reading of budget for 2013-2014 by a majority of 58 to 44.
Lapid Skips Vote on VAT for Vacation in ParisFinance Minister skips a vote on the rise in the VAT, raising the ire of the opposition.
Labor Calls to MKs: Don’t Vote for ‘Coward’s Tax’Labor head slams Lapid’s plan to raise the VAT as “coward’s tax,” proposes an alternative.
Law Requires IDF Buy 'Blue and White' UniformsThe government on Sunday approved an extension of a law that requires the IDF and security forces to buy Israeli-made uniforms
'Governance Bill' Passes Preliminary Knesset VoteA bill limiting the number of ministers to 19 passes preliminary Knesset vote, after being denounced by the opposition.
Yechimovich: Don’t Forgive Dankner’s Billion-Shekel DebtOpposition head issues warning as reports say bank may forgive business tycoon’s massive debt.
Opposition Slams Lapid Over Planned CutsLapid chooses to avoid special Knesset session but finds time to post on Facebook, angering opposition.
Yechimovich Slammed by Opponents for Election FailureLabor chairwoman passes a series of proposed changes to the party’s constitution, as her opponents attack her over failure in the elections.
Labor Head: Lapid Sounds Just Like NetanyahuYachimovich: Lapid's "Future" party should be renamed "Past." He is taking orders from Netanyahu’s staff.
Labor Head: We’ll Save Govt in Case of Peace TalksIf Bayit Yehudi leaves the government over Israel-PA negotiations, Labor will take its place, Yechimovich says.
Labor: Cabel Offers to Replace YachimovichLeadership fight brewing as Labor MKs realize Yachimovich will not lead them into coalition.
Yechimovich: We Won't be Netanyahu's ContractorsLabor chairwoman MK Shelly Yechimovich: We won't join Netanyahu's coalition and be his contractors in any field.
Netanyahu and Yechimovich Meet Once AgainPrime Minister Netanyahu and Labor leader Yechimovich meet one-on-one at Netanyahu’s request.
Despite ‘Interesting’ Meeting, Labor Not BudgingLabor’s Shelly Yechimovich has ‘interesting’ meeting with Netanyahu, but insists there is no chance her party will join the coalition.
Yechimovich Rules Out Joining Netanyahu's Coalition"I will not lend a hand to the ongoing crushing of Israeli society," says Labor chairwoman about the possibility of joining the government.
Yechimovich Still Hopes to Block Netanyahu"There is a very very high chance that Netanyahu will not be able to form a government,” claims Labor chairwoman.
Left Outraged Over Kahlon AppointmentLabor, Yesh Atid and Hatnua slam Netanyahu over appointing outgoing Minister Moshe Kahlon as head of the Israel Lands Administration.
Labor Head: Netanyahu Planning ‘Welfare Hell’Labor head attacks Netanyahu over his ‘no new taxes’ plan, warns life in Israel will be ‘financial chaos, social hell.’
Likud Official: Netanyahu Prefers LapidNetanyahu would prefer a coalition with Lapid and Livni over the Jewish Home, a senior Likud official tells Arutz Sheva.
Lapid and Yechimovich: Livni Created a 'Political Spin'Labor and Yesh Atid accuse Livni of misleading the public over what happened during meeting between the leaders of the three parties.
Lapid: We Are Not on the Same Page as Labor and LivniYair Lapid said that his party would not participate in an “automatic block” coalition that Tzippy Livni was trying to organize.
Leftist Trio Holds Nighttime MeetingYechimovich, Livni and Lapid meet "in good atmosphere" but fail to reach agreements.
Livni Calls for Center-Left UnityTzipi Livni, who heads the Hatnua party, says she's willing to put ego considerations aside to oust Netanyahu from power.
Likud Rises as Leftists Vow No CoalitionLikud Beytenu regains losses in the polls, but left-wing parties say they will try to thwart a coalition.
Left, Right, Trade Jabs over Peres's RemarksMK Mofaz: the nation wants a two state solution. MK Ben Ari: the people oppose a PA state.
Rami Levy Marketing NetanyahuSupermarket chain owner Rami Levy reveals he rejected offers to run as MK. He says a stronger Netanyahu will be better for everyone.
Lieberman Apologizes for 'Polish Veibers' CommentResigning foreign minister is sorry for the words he used to refer to the female opposition leaders. Sort of.
Peretz: Livni Party Won't Join Netanyahu GovernmentTzipi Livni’s new party will not be a part of a government led by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, says new member Amir Peretz.
Yechimovich and Livni Trade Barbs Over PeretzLabor chairwoman Shelly Yechimovich says the public is "overwhelmed by the moral low" in Peretz's defection to Livni.
Internal Row in Labor over Platform, Talk of SplitAmir Peretz tears into Shelly Yechimovich for not ruling out joining a Netanyahu government.
Labor Contenders Await Primaries ResultsResults of Labor primaries expected at 10:00 a.m. Friday morning. 58% of Labor members voted.
PA Arabs Celebrate as World Reacts to UN Decision"World countries have given Bibi Netanyahu a slap in the face," says Meretz chairwoman Zehava Galon.
Labor Primaries Pit Current Chairwoman Against Former ChairmanLabor primaries will be a tight race between candidates favored by current chair Yechimovich and former chair Amir Peretz.
Leftists Accuse Livni of 'Ego' PoliticsLikud calls her irresponsible and lacking in sense, while Labor and Yesh Atid say her ego is too big.
Leftists Dismayed Over 'Extreme' Likud ListLeftist parties express their dismay as Likud members place the more nationalistic candidates at the top of the party's Knesset list.
Near-Unanimous Approval for Hitting JaabariSupport for the assassination of Hamas terrorist Ahmed Jaabari crosses most party lines.
Labor is Not a Leftist Party, Says YechimovichIn an unusual move, Labor leader speaks to Arutz Sheva, supports an agreement that keeps 80% of Yesha residents in their homes.
General Quits Labor after Woman's Complaint 'Regarding 1973'A woman accused Maj. Gen. Uri Sagi of a sexual offense that allegedly took place 39 years ago.
Labor Looking for an Ex-General, AgainMaj. Gen. (res.) Uri Sagi drops out, leaving the Labor party without a military man in its list.
Despite Near-Riot, Yechimovich Changes Labor RulesLabor Party head Shelly Yechimovich faced down a crowd of dissenters and convinced party members to conduct open primaries
Labor Head Repeats Rabin 'Coffin' LibelYechimovich marks Rabin's memory by drudging up lies about nationalist protest preceding murder.
Labor Dismayed by United 'Extreme Right, Racist' PartyLabor head Yechimovich warns against new party, says she can't imagine joining a coalition with it.
Netanyahu: Israel Prepared for 'Deeper' Activity in GazaPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned Gaza terrorists Wednesday that “deeper activity” in the region lies ahead if rocket fire continues.
Bad News for Labor? Peace Now Head Runs for MKPeace Now Director Yariv Oppenheimer quits in order to bid for a Knesset seat with Labor, which may not be enthused.
Labor Leader Loses Points in Ad HominemMK Yechimovich proved unable to maintain poise when attacked on high-rating news show.
Yechimovich Comes to Peres' Defense, Criticizes NetanyahuLabor Party chairwoman Shelly Yechimovich says Netanyahu is "aggressive and rude" for attacking Peres over remarks on Iran.
Yechimovich: Not Ruling Out Partnership with NetanyahuLabor leader says she sees herself as a candidate for Prime Minister, does not rule out partnership with Netanyahu.
Labor Head Invites Kadima DefectorsMK Yechimovich "would be happy" to welcome defectors "without promises, jobs, division of loot."
Something Electoral This Way Comes?Opposition leader Shelly Yechimovich is hoping to dissolve the Knesset as the Tal Law again throws the Netanyahu government into crisis
New Opposition Leader is ‘Angry' YechimovichNew Opposition leader Yechimovich’s first name is Shelly but she could be named “Angry” after the “dirty deal” by Netanyahu and Mofaz.
Report: Netanyahu Planning Election in the Coming MonthsPM Netanyahu has held discussions with faction leaders and discussed the possibility of holding elections in the coming months.