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Netanyahu's last-minute compromise rejected

Netanyahu's last-minute compromise rejected

Likud says deals reached with coalition-minimum of 60 MKs, as it makes final attempt to reach compromise on Draft Law.Hezki Baruch, 29/05/2019 21:59
NTO THE FRAY: Bennett and Bibi’s election error?

NTO THE FRAY: Bennett and Bibi’s election error?

Given the emerging realities in Israel’s political landscape, the danger to Right-wing incumbency entailed in early elections might well be considerably less than those entailed in postponing them. Dr. Martin Sherman, 30/11/2018 12:15
Yisrael Beytenu to Likud: Push death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu to Likud: Push death penalty for terrorists

Yisrael Beytenu chairman says cornerstone of party's coalition agreement is legislation that terrorists be put to death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2017 11:05
Government approves increased yeshiva funding

Government approves increased yeshiva funding

The yeshiva budget will return to its pre-2013 level, set before Lapid became Finance Minister in previous government.Ben Shaul, 19/06/2016 18:30
What did Liberman concede on in joining coalition?

What did Liberman concede on in joining coalition?

Coalition agreement details show that aside from folding on death penalty law, Liberman made a key concession on being a minister.Ari Yashar, 25/05/2016 14:40
Netanyahu, Liberman accounce coalition deal

Netanyahu, Liberman accounce coalition deal

Netanyahu and Liberman sign coalition deal, bury the hatchet after past mudslinging; PM calls on Herzog to join 'true unity government.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2016 11:51
Liberman, Netanyahu finalize coalition agreement

Liberman, Netanyahu finalize coalition agreement

Yisrael Beytenu chairman headed towards the Defense Ministry, after an agreement is reached on pensions for immigrants.Ben Ariel, 25/05/2016 01:58
Bennett demands Netanyahu fix cabinet flaws

Bennett demands Netanyahu fix cabinet flaws

As part of coalition agreement, Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett demands changes to Security Cabinet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2016 13:18
Ayelet Shaked and the Myth that Jews Stick Together

Ayelet Shaked and the Myth that Jews Stick Together

The glory of Israel, amid the disputes, can be found in the smallest of events. Jack Engelhard, 14/05/2015 05:55
'Our Hands Are Firmly on the Steering Wheel'

'Our Hands Are Firmly on the Steering Wheel'

Party's Central Committee session at Nehalim ratifies coalition agreement, including ministerial jobs.Yoni Kempinski, Gil Ronen, 10/05/2015 22:30
Tekuma Threatens Bennett over Shaked Appointment

Tekuma Threatens Bennett over Shaked Appointment

Tekuma faction in the Jewish Home says it'll split off if Uri Ariel isn't given the Justice Ministry instead of Shaked.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 06/05/2015 14:14
Lapid: Bibi 'Selling Out Israel' to Haredim

Lapid: Bibi 'Selling Out Israel' to Haredim

Yesh Atid head slams Likud's 'moral bankruptcy' for canceling criminal sanctions against draft refusers, restoring child stipends.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 29/04/2015 12:35
First Coalition Deal Signed Between UTJ and Likud

First Coalition Deal Signed Between UTJ and Likud

Haredi party UTJ becomes the first to seal negotiations as Netanyahu's coalition government starts to take form.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 28/04/2015 17:55
'Obama Pressuring Bibi against 67-MK Coalition'

'Obama Pressuring Bibi against 67-MK Coalition'

Senior Jewish Home source estimates White House pressure is causing delay in signing coalition agreements.Gil Ronen, 28/04/2015 09:08
Moses: With Kahlon its 'Tools' But Us 'Blackmail'

Moses: With Kahlon its 'Tools' But Us 'Blackmail'

MK Menachem Moses speaks out about near finished coalition deal between UTJ, Likud, shoos away naysayers.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 13/04/2015 18:24
What the Election Polls Told Us

What the Election Polls Told Us

In democracies where those in power take the people's views into account, polls which ask general qusitons can be a good source of information.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 05/04/2015 00:34
Will Arab Party Make Herzog PM?

Will Arab Party Make Herzog PM?

Likud campaign staffer warns left-center coalition with Arab support can form a minority government. Jewish Home staffer disagrees.Gil Ronen, 11/02/2015 10:32
Yechimovich Won't Rule Out Coalition with Likud

Yechimovich Won't Rule Out Coalition with Likud

In a television appearance, Labor MK Shelly Yechimovich says she "won't rule out" forming a coalition with Netanyahu or Liberman.Cynthia Blank, 18/01/2015 10:57
Israel's Domestic Coalition Politics and Foreign Policy

Israel's Domestic Coalition Politics and Foreign Policy

The bargaining around the referendum law demonstrates the omnipresent linkages between foreign policy and domestic politics, as the PM well appreciates. Prof. Shmuel Sandler, 20/08/2013 12:39
Yesh Atid Threatens to Bolt Coalition

Yesh Atid Threatens to Bolt Coalition

Marathon ministerial discussion breaks up in disagreement over criminal sanctions against hareidim who do not enlist.Gil Ronen, 27/05/2013 09:41
Livni's Diplomatic Powers 'Fictional'

Livni's Diplomatic Powers 'Fictional'

Maariv: under terms of coalition agreement, Livni cannot make diplomatic moves without prior knowledge, consent from Netanyahu.Gil Ronen, 25/03/2013 09:01
Bennett: We Are 100% Behind Netanyahu

Bennett: We Are 100% Behind Netanyahu

Bayit Yehudi chairman: The campaign is behind us, the negotiations are behind us, and we'll all stand behind Prime Minister Netanyahu.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 18/03/2013 05:14
Hareidi Enlistment Proposal Worries Activists

Hareidi Enlistment Proposal Worries Activists

Pro-enlistment activists worry that Yesh Atid’s agreement on hareidi-religious army recruitment will have no real effect., 17/03/2013 15:11
For the First Time, Religious ‘Status Quo’ Out

For the First Time, Religious ‘Status Quo’ Out

For the first time in Israel’s history, the coalition agreement does not include a commitment to the religious-secular “status quo.”Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 17/03/2013 11:20
Obama Welcomes New Israeli Government

Obama Welcomes New Israeli Government

President Barack Obama says he "looks forward to working closely with the prime minister and the new government.", 17/03/2013 04:04
Bennett: We Are Obligated to All Israelis

Bennett: We Are Obligated to All Israelis

Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett emphasizes that his party would be committed to all sectors of Israel society in the new government., 17/03/2013 03:02
Netanyahu Presents Coalition to Peres

Netanyahu Presents Coalition to Peres

"We stand before a decisive year in security, the economy and attempts to advance peace."Gil Ronen, 16/03/2013 22:05
Livni Blasts Bayit Yehudi

Livni Blasts Bayit Yehudi

New Justice Minister: "I hope that on the diplomatic subjects, Lapid won't adopt Bennett's views."Gil Ronen, 16/03/2013 19:55
Coalition Agreements - Who Got What?

Coalition Agreements - Who Got What?

Yesh Atid receives 5 ministers, a deputy minister and 3 committees. Bayit Yehudi gets 3 ministers, 2 deputy ministers, and 1 committee.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/03/2013 21:23
Lapid: Not Afraid to Make Unpopular Decisions

Lapid: Not Afraid to Make Unpopular Decisions

Incoming Finance Minister clarifies: My job is not to be popular, but to lead.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/03/2013 20:50
Netanyahu: We have a New Government

Netanyahu: We have a New Government

Prime Minister writes citizens: "Thank you for awarding me the privilege of serving you as Prime Minister for the 3rd time."Gil Ronen, 15/03/2013 17:07