Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pushed the world for years to limit Iran’s nuclear program. After rejecting a deal designed to do just that, he finds himself the odd man out with his own options, including military action, limited.
Israel’s opposition Labor Party elected parliament member Isaac Herzog as its new leader in an upset victory over incumbent Shelly Yachimovich, a change that could help peace negotiations with the Palestinians.
When David and Rivka Wietchner bought a home in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Har Bracha, they swooned over the mountain view, the embracing community and the 375,000-shekel ($106,000) price of a six-room apartment.
Israel’s possible release this week of more Palestinian security prisoners as part of the deal to renew peace talks is deepening political divisions in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling coalition.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu moved forward with efforts to assemble a broad governing coalition after recruiting former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni with a promise to let her manage peace talks.
The more Israel’s former foreign minister and chief negotiator, Tzipi Livni, talks about making peace with the Palestinians, the more polls show her dwindling into obscurity before next week’s election.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s lead heading toward elections on Jan. 22 has been little affected by the entry into the race of former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, according to a poll published today.