israeli elections

Israel Votes: Netanyahu Wins Big in Rocket-Battered Sderot

TEL AVIV – After almost all the votes had been tallied Wednesday, a clear picture of a country divided along partisan lines emerged, with Likud and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu representing one half of the map and Blue and White- and the dream of changing the “old guard” that its leader Benny Gantz symbolized for so many – standing in for the other. 

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - APRIL 10: Prime Minster of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara greet supporters during his after vote speech on April 10, 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz each declared that they won Tuesday's election after …

Netanyahu: There Will Be No Palestinian State

TEL AVIV – The U.S. is fully aware of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s flat rejection of the creation of a Palestinian state along with his plans to annex West Bank settlements, the Israeli premier said on Monday.

Netanyahu's annexation pledge condemned by election challenger

Obama Repeats Israel Mistake by Opposing #Brexit

President Barack Obama has a poor record when it comes to intervening in foreign elections. His clumsy attempt in April to encourage British voters to choose to remain in the European Union may have backfired, after Obama threatened that Britain would be sent to the “back of the queue” in trade relations with the U.S. if it chose Brexit. He repeated the mistakes of his effort to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel’s 2015 elections, which likewise delivered a poll-defying rebuke.

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Netanyahu in Trouble as Right-wing Foreign Minister Quits

JERUSALEM, Israel — “Only in Israel can you win an election and lose it the next day,” intoned the announced on Israel’s Army Radio on Tuesday morning, over audio of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s victory speech from the elections in March. On Monday, Netanyahu’s fragile coalition-building effort suffered a dangerous setback with the sudden departure of Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, which leaves Netanyahu with a slim and unstable 61-59 majority in the Knesset.

Netanyahu (Reuters)

Report: Israeli Election Results ‘A Reaction Against’ Obama

Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News reported that some Israelis he spoke to “were telling me the election results were actually a reaction against the Obama administration’s influence in the campaign” on Thursday’s “Sean Hannity Show.” “Actually, I

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James Baker Advising Jeb Bush, Keynoting J Street Conference

Former Secretary of State James A. Baker III is to deliver the keynote at this weekend’s J Street conference, a gathering of left-wing activists opposed to the Israeli government and to recently re-elected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Baker, who served under President George H.W. Bush, is also advising Jeb Bush in his presidential effort, according to a report by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Baker is considered hostile to Israel and is controversial among Jewish voters.

James A. Baker III (Reuters)

Bitterly Disappointed CNN Downplays Netanyahu’s Likely Upset

All day long CNN has been relentlessly beating the drum and practically celebrating the forgone conclusion that sitting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was about to lose today’s elections. Every move Netanyahu made over the past few weeks that outraged

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