Yedioth Ahronoth

Poll: Netanyahu Narrows Gap with Rival Benny Gantz

A new survey shows a three-seat drop in support for the Blue and White party ahead in April 9 elections, even as the right-wing bloc has strengthened significantly, which would give Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu the real possibility of again forming the coalition government.

Likud Party leader Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a meeting with the heads of local regional councils, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009. General elections in Israel are scheduled for Feb. 10 and pre-election polls show Netanyahu with a lead over Foreign Minister and Kadima Party leader Tzipi Livni.(AP …

Former Mossad Deputy Director Duped Into Hezbollah Interview

Yedioth Ahronoth revealed that in early August, an Italian journalist, who was hired by Hezbollah to personally interview Israeli officials without their knowing who was behind the project, managed to interview former ministers Tzipi Livni and Amir Peretz, former head of military intelligence Amos Yadlin, and former National Security Advisor Yaakov Amidror.

Former Lebanese president Amin Gemayel (2nd-R) gestures as he speaks during a TV interview in Doha on May 18, 2008. Rival Lebanese leaders pressed on with talks today to try to end a feud that pushed the nation towards all-out sectarian war, with the focus on a disputed electoral law …