Netanyahu to Likud MKs: Act like we're heading to an election

Netanyahu to Likud MKs: Act like we're heading to an election

PM to convene crucial meeting this weekend on whether to disband unity gov't, while reportedly telling Likud reps to get into election mode.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2020, 10:26 PM
Communication Minister Yoaz Hendel calls election discourse 'despicable'

Communication Minister Yoaz Hendel calls election discourse 'despicable'

MK Hendel expresses support for Blue and White position: 'Apart from political need, I don't understand insistence on annual budget.'Mordechai Sones, 7/30/2020, 10:19 AM
Gantz forgoes official residence

Gantz forgoes official residence

Defense Minister announces he is waiving a series of benefits he is entitled to by virtue of his role as Alternate Prime Minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2020, 12:01 AM
World leaders welcome Israel's new government

World leaders welcome Israel's new government

PM Netanyahu and alternate PM Gantz receive greetings over new government from Europe, the US and even India.Nitsan Keidar, 5/18/2020, 12:10 AM
Unity gov't to be sworn in this evening

Unity gov't to be sworn in this evening

Yesterday, coalition agreements were signed with the Shas, UTJ, and Gesher parties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 8:54 AM
UTJ, Shas sign coalition agreements

UTJ, Shas sign coalition agreements

UTJ receives from the Likud a second Deputy Minister, in addition to the positions it held in the previous government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2020, 12:21 AM
Bennett and Netanyahu to meet at Prime Minister's Office

Bennett and Netanyahu to meet at Prime Minister's Office

PM and Yamina leader to continue talks for bringing Yamina into the new unity government.Hezki Baruch, 5/13/2020, 4:02 PM
Tensions in Blue and White over appointment of Gantz close associate

Tensions in Blue and White over appointment of Gantz close associate

MK Omer Yankelevitch was placed in the 23rd spot on the Blue and White slate but Gantz still intends to appoint her as a minister.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2020, 6:50 AM
Unity government to be sworn in next Wednesday

Unity government to be sworn in next Wednesday

Netanyahu and Gantz agree that the new government will be sworn in on Wednesday of next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2020, 4:35 AM
Most Israelis support unity government

Most Israelis support unity government

Poll: Most Israelis support Netanyahu-Gantz unity government, but think Gantz made too many concessions.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/24/2020, 11:47 PM
Labor executive committee approves joining government

Labor executive committee approves joining government

Labor Party executive committee unanimously approves agreement which will see the party join the national unity government.Hezki Baruch, 4/23/2020, 12:01 AM
Netanyahu, Yamina leaders to meet Wednesday evening at 7 pm

Netanyahu, Yamina leaders to meet Wednesday evening at 7 pm

PM will try to convince Yamina leaders to join unity gov't with Blue and White. Yamina will make clear that they don't intend to split up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 3:36 PM
Gantz: We couldn't stand idly by

Gantz: We couldn't stand idly by

Blue and White chairman explains reasoning behind unity government: Better to defeat coronavirus than win on social media.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2020, 12:09 AM
'Illegal PA construction will continue running rampant'

'Illegal PA construction will continue running rampant'

Regavim movement appeals to PM before he signs agreement, demanding one minister be tasked with preserving Area C.Mordechai Sones, 4/21/2020, 3:21 PM
Hamas: We're not afraid of the unity government

Hamas: We're not afraid of the unity government

Senior Hamas official: The Israeli entity is an enemy of the Palestinian people and the greatest threat to the region.Dalit Halevi, 4/21/2020, 6:39 AM
PLO official blasts new Israeli government

PLO official blasts new Israeli government

Saeb Erekat says Netanyahu-Gantz government is a threat to peace, security and stability in the Middle East.Elad Benari, 4/21/2020, 2:13 AM
Right bloc principles to be maintained in unity government

Right bloc principles to be maintained in unity government

PM speaks to Right bloc party leaders saying he will continue to uphold principles that led bloc in previous government also in current one.Mordechai Sones, 4/20/2020, 10:26 PM
Left angry: 'Corrupt dirty-deal'

Left angry: 'Corrupt dirty-deal'

Left-wing parties parties respond to unity government; MK Odeh: Gantz has legitimized annexation, racism, and corruption.'Mordechai Sones, 4/20/2020, 8:25 PM
'If elections are forced on us, we'll go with our heads held high'

'If elections are forced on us, we'll go with our heads held high'

Blue and White chairman accuses Netanyahu of aiming to take Israel to its fourth election in just over a year.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/17/2020, 9:43 PM
Gantz and Netanyahu to meet again after holiday

Gantz and Netanyahu to meet again after holiday

Following six-hour meeting, Netanyahu and Gantz agree to continue talks on a unity government after conclusion of Passover.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/14/2020, 8:10 PM
Peretz terminates alliance with Meretz

Peretz terminates alliance with Meretz

Labor chairman informs Meretz chairman that he will end the alliance between the parties. Tamar Zandberg on Peretz: Opportunist and a cheat.Hezki Baruch, 4/5/2020, 4:38 AM
Is Israel on its way to a fourth election?

Is Israel on its way to a fourth election?

Benny Gantz, although backed by only the remnants of his Blue and Whtie Party, is making demands that would leave right wing ministers sans key positions. Barry Shaw, 4/1/2020, 10:07 PM
First Ethiopian born minister in the Israeli government?

First Ethiopian born minister in the Israeli government?

MK Penina Tamanu Shata in interview after leaving Yesh Atid: 'It isn't same party I joined in 2013; Gantz made very courageous decision.'Hezki Baruch, 3/31/2020, 9:57 PM
Yamina open letter to Netanyahu demands clarifications

Yamina open letter to Netanyahu demands clarifications

Six Yamina members send letter to Prime Minister, saying he 'sold all the Right's important values,' demand clarification. The full letter:Mordechai Sones, 3/30/2020, 5:10 PM
US Jewish leaders welcome progress in Israel's coalition talks

US Jewish leaders welcome progress in Israel's coalition talks

Heads of Conference of Presidents: The Jewish State needs a stable government in place now more than ever.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2020, 6:46 AM
Compromise to allow continued government negotiations fails

Compromise to allow continued government negotiations fails

Likud and Blue and White discuss possibility Benny Gantz himself be appointed Knesset Speaker to continue talks between the two parties.Mordechai Sones, 3/26/2020, 2:44 PM
Gantz and Netanyahu speak, emergency government on the way?

Gantz and Netanyahu speak, emergency government on the way?

PM, Blue and White chairman speak on phone following President Rivlin’s call for unity, order parties’ negotiating teams to meet.Hezki Baruch, 3/25/2020, 11:23 PM
I pray that we never forget Gantz's, Ya'alon's and Ashkenazi's perfidy

I pray that we never forget Gantz's, Ya'alon's and Ashkenazi's perfidy

They have committed perfidy and for a split second of quick math, the Center-Left 46 seems to be 61. That “61” will last even less time than did Roger Maris’s 61-home run record of 1961 but they only want it long enough to oust Netanyahu.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 3/23/2020, 4:01 AM
Officials: Blue and White in agreement on most issues

Officials: Blue and White in agreement on most issues

Officials in Likud and Blue and White: Main dispute in talks on emergency government resolved. Ball is now in the court of Lapid and Gantz.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/20/2020, 11:32 PM
Gantz promises chaos and confusion in Israel for next six weeks

Gantz promises chaos and confusion in Israel for next six weeks

Gantz and his Netanyahu-hating coalition partners are ready to cosy up to and embrace 15 Joint List Knesset members who revile them, Netanyahu and the Jewish State. David Singer, 3/17/2020, 2:37 PM
Gantz to Netanyahu: When you're serious - we'll talk

Gantz to Netanyahu: When you're serious - we'll talk

Blue and White rejects PM's proposals for unity gov't or emergency gov't. "Don't manipulate the citizens of Israel."Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2020, 2:37 PM
Former Deputy Chief of Staff: Include Joint List in government

Former Deputy Chief of Staff: Include Joint List in government

MK Yair Golan: Coronavirus outbreak does not differentiate between Jews and Arabs.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2020, 6:14 AM
Gantz agrees to discuss formation of unity government

Gantz agrees to discuss formation of unity government

Blue and White leader expresses openness to unity government to fight against coronavirus with Netanyahu.Gary Willig, 3/12/2020, 9:59 PM
Netanyahu to Gantz: Let's meet tonight

Netanyahu to Gantz: Let's meet tonight

PM Netanyahu meets President Rivlin, calls for Blue and White to join him in national unity government to combat coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2020, 9:50 PM
Interior Minister Deri calls to establish national emergency government

Interior Minister Deri calls to establish national emergency government

Interior Minister asks: 'How can Gantz be allowed to handle this war? He wouldn't know the first thing to do.'Mordechai Sones, 3/12/2020, 11:45 AM
MK Ayelet Shaked: 'Sign of moral bankruptcy' to form minority gv't with Arab support

MK Ayelet Shaked: 'Sign of moral bankruptcy' to form minority gv't with Arab support

MK and former Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked describes various scenarios for unity government: 'Politicians need to come to their senses.'Arutz Sheva staff, 3/10/2020, 12:27 PM
Poll: Right-wing bloc strengthens slightly

Poll: Right-wing bloc strengthens slightly

Survey finds majority of Israelis on both sides of political aisle want Blue and White, Likud to form unity government following election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2020, 5:30 PM
Netanyahu and Gantz could complete in 2020 what began in 1920

Netanyahu and Gantz could complete in 2020 what began in 1920

It would be a national disgrace and betrayal of Jews worldwide if Israel’s political parties allowed their differences and personal rivalries to stymie the opportunity to finalize the area of the Jewish National Home with Trump in office. David Singer, 12/10/2019, 6:26 PM
Gantz: Netanyahu has become a burden on Likud members

Gantz: Netanyahu has become a burden on Likud members

Blue and White chairman: The State of Israel needs a unifying leader who respects law enforcement agencies and does not attack them.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/29/2019, 10:03 PM
Edelstein meets with Deri

Edelstein meets with Deri

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein meets with Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri in attempt to prevent third elections.Mordechai Sones, 11/28/2019, 1:56 PM
These are the disputes between Likud and Blue and White

These are the disputes between Likud and Blue and White

Likud and Blue and White disagree on several issues, preventing the sides from moving forward with unity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 12:04 AM
Dichter: Blue and White's demand is 'arrogant'

Dichter: Blue and White's demand is 'arrogant'

Deputy Defense Minister blasts Blue and White for conditioning unity on replacing Prime Minister Netanyahu.Hezki Baruch, 11/27/2019, 6:22 AM
Gantz and Netanyahu meet, no progress made

Gantz and Netanyahu meet, no progress made

Gantz and Prime Minister Netanyahu hold crucial meeting 25 hours before expiry of Gantz's mandate to form a government.Elad Benari, 11/20/2019, 12:24 AM
MK Sa'ar: Challenges of national security justify national unity

MK Sa'ar: Challenges of national security justify national unity

Member of Foreign Affairs and Defense Cmte addresses escalation, asserting that situation requires establishment of broad unity gov't.Hezki Baruch, 11/13/2019, 10:56 PM
Haredi MK: There won't be a government in the near future

Haredi MK: There won't be a government in the near future

MK Uri Maklev pessimistic about unity government being formed so long as Gantz has the mandate to form a government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2019, 5:40 AM
Rabin’s policies can help break Gantz-Netanyahu deadlock

Rabin’s policies can help break Gantz-Netanyahu deadlock

If Gantz would only adopt Rabin's clear policy negating a Palestinian Arab state in Judea and Samaria, Israel could have a real unity government. David Singer, 11/8/2019, 3:55 PM
'Unity government is dead - Israel headed for another election'

'Unity government is dead - Israel headed for another election'

Senior political source says gap between Blue and White and Likud, particularly over issue of PM's legal situation, is unbridgeable.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2019, 8:53 AM
Bennett requests unity from Gantz and Netanyahu

Bennett requests unity from Gantz and Netanyahu

New Right Party head speaks at memorial event for Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, implores Netanyahu and Gantz who attended to form unity government.Mordechai Sones, 11/4/2019, 4:40 PM
Smotrich: The bloc is stable

Smotrich: The bloc is stable

Transportation Minister warns: Dismantling the right-wing bloc will create a dangerous left-wing government.Nitsan Keidar, 11/4/2019, 4:31 AM
Gantz considering Rivlin proposal

Gantz considering Rivlin proposal

Blue and White chairman reportedly willing to consider President’s proposal for a unity government with Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 10/17/2019, 5:31 AM
Lapid: I'm forgoing the rotation for the sake of unity

Lapid: I'm forgoing the rotation for the sake of unity

"There won’t be a rotation with three people. That’s not serious," Blue and White number 2 explains.Tal Polon, 10/3/2019, 2:59 PM
The myth that Israelis did not vote for a right-wing government

The myth that Israelis did not vote for a right-wing government

The latest example in Israel of Fake News and the Big Lie is the myth being spread that Israelis voted on September 17 for a “national unity government."Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 9/24/2019, 6:59 PM
Gantz continues to boycott Smotrich and Litzman

Gantz continues to boycott Smotrich and Litzman

Blue and White official: Netanyahu knows we will not sit down with Litzman and Smotrich, and certainly not with him as prime minister.Elad Benari, 9/24/2019, 12:04 AM
Netanyahu: 'Unity government - order of the day'

Netanyahu: 'Unity government - order of the day'

PM calls in remembrance ceremony for Shimon Peres to Opposition Chair Benny Gantz to meet as soon as possible to establish unity government.Mordechai Sones, 9/19/2019, 11:48 AM
Nir Barkat calls for unity government with Blue & White

Nir Barkat calls for unity government with Blue & White

Likud MK and ex-Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat endorses establishment of unity government with center-left Blue White party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2019, 10:53 AM
Unity government? 'We'll form a government without Liberman'

Unity government? 'We'll form a government without Liberman'

Likud, Blue and White, say they may be willing to form a unity government - without Yisrael Beytenu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2019, 10:51 PM
Liberman: Shameful race over who can flatter the haredim more

Liberman: Shameful race over who can flatter the haredim more

Yisrael Beytenu chair explains why he changed his political position, declaring support for unity government.Hezki Baruch, 6/16/2019, 10:40 AM