Israel goes back to elections as Netanyahu fails to form coalition

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with the press following the vote for Knesset dispersal.. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM) Exactly one month after the 21st Knesset was sworn in, a majority of the Knesset voted late Wednesday night to disperse … Read More

Israel’s coming election will give the winner control over a booming economy

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KEY POINTS Polls show Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud holds a narrow lead over Benny Gantz’s Blue and White party. While security is the biggest issue, handling a host of economic challenges is a main campaign theme. Growth, housing and tech are … Read More

West Bank Attack Raises Tensions as Israeli Elections Approach

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An Israeli security officer standing guard at the site of an attack in the West Bank city of Ariel on Sunday.Credit Credit Jack Guez/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images JERUSALEM — A Palestinian carried out a stabbing and shooting attack in … Read More