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Shaked: Bennett did everything possible to form a right-wing government

Shaked: Bennett did everything possible to form a right-wing government

Former Justice Minister responds to attacks on Yamina leader by Prime Minister Netanyahu.Ayelet Shaked, 05/05/2021 22:46
Netanyahu: Bennett seeks a dangerous left-wing government

Netanyahu: Bennett seeks a dangerous left-wing government

PM accuses Yamina party of betraying the right and their promises in seeking government with Yair Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 20:51
President Rivlin to meet with Bennett, Lapid Wednesday

President Rivlin to meet with Bennett, Lapid Wednesday

After Netanyahu's mandate expires, President announces meetings with potential candidates for PM, asks for new recommendations.David Rosenberg, 05/05/2021 09:33
Bennett pushing to receive mandate to form government

Bennett pushing to receive mandate to form government

Yamina chief working to win over New Hope, United Arab List to back his bid to become prime minister. Will Rivlin choose Bennett over Lapid?Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2021 07:52
Gantz to Bennett: Don't fall for Netanyahu's trap

Gantz to Bennett: Don't fall for Netanyahu's trap

Defense Minister calls on Yamina chairman to support giving mandate to Yair Lapid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 20:53
Likud to haredi lawmakers: We're recommending Bennett as PM

Likud to haredi lawmakers: We're recommending Bennett as PM

In closed talks with haredi parties, Knesset Speaker says Likud is planning on urging President Rivlin to give mandate to Yamina chairman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 13:02
'You can be Prime Minister first'

'You can be Prime Minister first'

'I told Bennett that I'm prepared to accept his request to serve as premier first in rotational deal,' says Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 03/05/2021 15:21
Report: Bennett and Shaked have given up on anti-Netanyahu bloc

Report: Bennett and Shaked have given up on anti-Netanyahu bloc

Yamina appears poised to back Netanyahu over Lapid. But political sources say move is intended to pressure Lapid into granting concessions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2021 09:23
Bennett meets secretly with Netanyahu

Bennett meets secretly with Netanyahu

Prime Minister held secret meeting with Yamina chief, with negotiating teams from both parties also meeting in secret.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 22:36
'Bennett will be PM first, Netanyahu planning minority gov't'

'Bennett will be PM first, Netanyahu planning minority gov't'

Senior Likud official claims Netanyahu planning to build minority government - with Bennett as prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 21:39
Bennett and Lapid disagree: Who will get the mandate?

Bennett and Lapid disagree: Who will get the mandate?

With 2 days before Netanyahu's mandate to form government expires, Yesh Atid fears Bennett could use mandate to work with Likud.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 08:06
Gantz refuses another offer of rotation from Netanyahu

Gantz refuses another offer of rotation from Netanyahu

As Blue and White chairman rejects every proposal to be in a coalition with Netanyahu, Bennett is expected to decide where he is headed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 05:23
Lapid agrees to Bennett's, Sa'ar's demands

Lapid agrees to Bennett's, Sa'ar's demands

Yesh Atid leader agrees to have 24 ministers in 'change' government, giving Yamina and New Hope more ministries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 22:50
Anonymous poll: What if Netanyahu, Bennett ran together for prime minister?

Anonymous poll: What if Netanyahu, Bennett ran together for prime minister?

Poll of unknown origin presents scenario in which Bennett and Netanyahu run together in direct election like US president and vice presidentArutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 19:11
Bennett and Sa'ar set terms for unity government with Lapid

Bennett and Sa'ar set terms for unity government with Lapid

Yamina and New Hope negotiating teams lay down their demands during talks with Yesh Atid as plans drawn up for alternative government.Hezki Baruch, 29/04/2021 18:46
Yamina, Yesh Atid, New Hope hold joint coalition talks

Yamina, Yesh Atid, New Hope hold joint coalition talks

Negotiating teams from Yesh Atid, Yamina, New Hope in talks since Thursday morning in attempt to lay foundation for alternative government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 17:07
Mike Huckabee: Praying my friends Naftali Bennett and Gideon Sa'ar join PM Netanyahu

Mike Huckabee: Praying my friends Naftali Bennett and Gideon Sa'ar join PM Netanyahu

Former Gov. of Arkansas tweets support for right-wing government, urges Yamina, New Hope, to join Likud-led coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 13:10
Sources: 'Ayelet Shaked trying to prevent coalition headed by Naftali Bennett & Yair Lapid

Sources: 'Ayelet Shaked trying to prevent coalition headed by Naftali Bennett & Yair Lapid

Yamina's MK Ayelet Shaked making it difficult for 'bloc for change' to form coalition, source within bloc says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 10:11
Israel reels from rockets, riots and arm-wrestlng

Israel reels from rockets, riots and arm-wrestlng

Sa'ar, Bennett and Liberman are politically like Netanyahu and LIkud, but are eroding Israel's ability to deal with its real problems.Op-ed.David Singer, 29/04/2021 10:00
'Does Bennett want to give power to Mansour Abbas?'

'Does Bennett want to give power to Mansour Abbas?'

MK Orit Strook of the Religious Zionist Party calls on Bennett to take responsibility and ensure a right-wing government is formed.Yoni Kempinski, 29/04/2021 06:08
Lapid, Bennett seek to finalize distribution of ministerial portfolios by Saturday night

Lapid, Bennett seek to finalize distribution of ministerial portfolios by Saturday night

Yesh Atid chairman and Yamina chairman meet with members of "bloc of change" and formulate up-to-date list of demands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 04:05
MK Maklev: 'Obvious that Bennett reached agreement with the Left'

MK Maklev: 'Obvious that Bennett reached agreement with the Left'

'We won't sit in a government with partners who want to throw us into the garbage dump,' UTJ's MK Uri Maklev says.Michal Levi, 28/04/2021 14:16
Bennett meets with United Arab List chief Mansour Abbas

Bennett meets with United Arab List chief Mansour Abbas

'A good meeting.' Yamina chairman meets with senior Arab lawmaker one week before Netanyahu's mandate to form a government expires.Hezki Baruch, 28/04/2021 12:53
Report: Internal disagreement in Yamina

Report: Internal disagreement in Yamina

Senior members of "bloc of change": Bennett fears that two members of Yamina will not support government led by Bennett and Lapid.Ben Ariel, 28/04/2021 02:06
Bennett: Israel approaching 'abyss of anarchy'

Bennett: Israel approaching 'abyss of anarchy'

Yamina leader decries Cabinet meeting which devolved into shouting match, calls on politicians to 'wake up' and show responsibility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 16:55
Senior Settlement Leader: 'Netanyahu is no right-winger'

Senior Settlement Leader: 'Netanyahu is no right-winger'

Founder of the Yesha settlement council blasts Prime Minister Netanyahu, endorses Bennett as PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2021 13:07
Bennett: We're leaving no stone unturned to avoid 5th elections

Bennett: We're leaving no stone unturned to avoid 5th elections

Yamina chairman tells party the odds are against the formation of a government in the next week, but he will spare no effort.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 16:00
Yamina faction remains united behind Bennett

Yamina faction remains united behind Bennett

Party reiterates support for leader's efforts to form government, avoid fifth round of elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2021 14:29
Bennett: I've begun efforts to form a unity government

Bennett: I've begun efforts to form a unity government

Likud fires back after Bennett says he has begun efforts to form a national unity government: Bennett wants to be PM at all costs.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/04/2021 20:28
First agreement between Bennett-Lapid-Liberman

First agreement between Bennett-Lapid-Liberman

Under agreement, issues of religion and state to be determined in accordance with spirit of Tzohar rabbinical organizationArutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 20:54
Yamina won't support anti-Netanyahu bill

Yamina won't support anti-Netanyahu bill

Yamina officials clarify: Party won't support anti-Netanyahu legislation, because it is 'personal.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 11:09
Netanyahu: Bennett is deceiving the public, working with the left

Netanyahu: Bennett is deceiving the public, working with the left

Prime Minister Netanyahu responds to statement by Yamina chairman, accuses Bennett of seeking to become PM in a left-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2021 21:28
Bennett: We want a government, Netanyahu wants elections

Bennett: We want a government, Netanyahu wants elections

Yamina chairman responds to attacks by Likud party against him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2021 20:15
'Sa'ar, Smotrich stopping Bibi from forming govt, not Bennett'

'Sa'ar, Smotrich stopping Bibi from forming govt, not Bennett'

Political commentators puzzled by Likud's obsession with attacking Yamina when other parties bear greater blame for coalition impasse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2021 16:30
Netanyahu: Absurd for a man with 7 seats to be PM

Netanyahu: Absurd for a man with 7 seats to be PM

PM says direct elections for prime minister preferable to having Yamina chairman Naftali Bennett serve as prime minister/Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 15:53
Netanyahu to Bennett: Do not join the left

Netanyahu to Bennett: Do not join the left

PM in new video: I call on both Bennett and Gideon Sa'ar - join us, let's establish the strong right-wing government that Israel.Hezki Baruch, 19/04/2021 03:37
Deri and Bennett meet

Deri and Bennett meet

Shas chairman and Yamina chairman discuss attempts to form a right-wing government, agree to stay in touch in the coming days.Hezki Baruch, 19/04/2021 01:02
The Likud's 'Bennett Bill'

The Likud's 'Bennett Bill'

Likud offered Yamina legislative protection against being fired from government, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/04/2021 22:40
Report: Anti-Netanyahu bloc to seek government-forming mandate for Bennett

Report: Anti-Netanyahu bloc to seek government-forming mandate for Bennett

Anti-Netanyahu bloc plans to call on Rivlin to transfer the mandate to form a government to Bennett should Netanyahu fail to form one.Elad Benari, Canada, 16/04/2021 21:10
Netanyahu offering Yamina all ministries held by Blue & White

Netanyahu offering Yamina all ministries held by Blue & White

PM meets with Naftali Bennett in Jerusalem Tuesday afternoon, while Yamina and Likud negotiating teams meet for coalition talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 12:25
Netanyahu, Bennett to hold third meeting

Netanyahu, Bennett to hold third meeting

Yamina chief to meet with Prime Minister Tuesday in bid to reach deal for formation of right-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 08:52
PM, Bennett green light negotiations between Likud and Yamina

PM, Bennett green light negotiations between Likud and Yamina

After meeting, Netanyahu and Bennett agree to have negotiating teams begin coalition talks.Hezki Baruch, 12/04/2021 18:09
Sources: 'Bennett trying to prevent formation of a right-wing government'

Sources: 'Bennett trying to prevent formation of a right-wing government'

'Not only is Naftali Bennett not helping form a government, he's trying to prevent the formation of a right-wing government,' sources say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 08:26
Deri, Smotrich and Gafni refusing to give rotation to Bennett

Deri, Smotrich and Gafni refusing to give rotation to Bennett

Channel 12's Amit Segal: Even if Netanyahu and Bennett go together, Smotrich vehemently refuses to go to a government that relies on Ra'am.Ben Ariel, 12/04/2021 00:08
MK Tibi won't rule out backing Bennett-led government

MK Tibi won't rule out backing Bennett-led government

MK Ahmed Tibi won't provide definite answer when asked whether his party would back a government led by Yamina chairman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 05:30
Liberman: 'Bennett received a generous offer - he must not pass it up'

Liberman: 'Bennett received a generous offer - he must not pass it up'

MK Liberman urges Yamina chief MK Bennett not to miss opportunity to be first in rotation for PM: 'Netanyahu will try to eliminate him.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/04/2021 23:27
Bennett: 'We'll join a right-wing government - if Smotrich joins, too'

Bennett: 'We'll join a right-wing government - if Smotrich joins, too'

Yamina's MK Bennett promises to help form right-wing government - but will work with the other side if PM Netanyahu fails, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/04/2021 20:48
'Smotrich is torpedoing Netanyahu-Bennett rapprochement'

'Smotrich is torpedoing Netanyahu-Bennett rapprochement'

Discord on the Right? Netanyahu outraged after Religious Zionist Party chief blasts Bennett ahead of Bennett's meeting with PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2021 08:55
Bennett and Netanyahu hold meeting 'in positive atmosphere'

Bennett and Netanyahu hold meeting 'in positive atmosphere'

Yamina chairman meets Prime Minister at his residence in Balfour, after years in which Netanyahu refrained from inviting Bennett there.Ido Ben Porat, 08/04/2021 23:18
Netanyahu, Bennett meet: 'Now is the time for national responsibility'

Netanyahu, Bennett meet: 'Now is the time for national responsibility'

Yamina chairman, PM meet to discuss efforts to form a right-wing government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 21:30
Odeh: We won't support 'father of settlements' Bennett as PM

Odeh: We won't support 'father of settlements' Bennett as PM

Joint List chairman says party seeks to replace Netanyahu's policies as well as Netanyahu himself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 20:18
The haredim's message to Netanyahu: We will not go with you to a fifth election

The haredim's message to Netanyahu: We will not go with you to a fifth election

Report: Leaders of the haredi parties presented in meetings with the PM the possibility of forming a government headed by Bennett.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 00:05
Danny Danon: 'Those who oppose Netanyahu will use Bennett and then toss him out'

Danny Danon: 'Those who oppose Netanyahu will use Bennett and then toss him out'

Former ambassador to the UN warns Yamina chair MK Bennett must choose a side. 'There are no shortcuts' to position of PM.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 14:36
Likud officials: Bennett is going to back Lapid

Likud officials: Bennett is going to back Lapid

Prime Minister Netanyahu set to meet with right-wing bloc leaders today and Naftali Bennett on Thursday in bid to form government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 12:13
Netanyahu, Bennett to meet Thursday

Netanyahu, Bennett to meet Thursday

Incumbent PM, Yamina chairman to hold private meeting after president imposes mandate to form government on Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 20:55
Naftali Bennett:'Israel needs a government that leans towards the right'

Naftali Bennett:'Israel needs a government that leans towards the right'

MK Naftali Bennett, Yamina chief, says he won't compromise on his ideals - even for the position of prime minister.Hezki Baruch, 06/04/2021 16:14
Lapid: I proposed Bennett be prime minister first

Lapid: I proposed Bennett be prime minister first

Yesh Atid leader says he is willing to let Bennett be PM first in rotation agreement to remove "dangerous" Netanyahu from power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/04/2021 20:43