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    1. March 20, 2015

      ‘Metro’ vs ‘retro’: Election widens social divisions in Israel

      Gabriel Tamir and his brother-in-law Yuval Brayer are discussing the rightwing Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu’s surprise...

    2. March 20, 2015

      Will the real Netanyahu please stand up?

      Oh I see, when Benjamin Netanyahu said on the eve of this week’s Israeli election that as long as he was prime minister...

    1. March 19, 2015

      White House reconsiders supporting Israel at UN

      The White House said on Thursday that it was reconsidering the support it has given Israel at the UN even as Israeli Prime...

    2. March 19, 2015

      Netanyahu’s scorched earth victory adds to Israel’s loneliness

      Israel’s bitterly contested election appears to confirm that the politics of fear works well enough for an unpopular prime...

    3. March 18, 2015

      Benjamin Netanyahu pulled out all the stops for surprise poll win

      In the final hours of an election campaign that Benjamin Netanyahu looked certain to lose, his Likud party went into crisis...

    4. March 18, 2015

      Kahlon holds key to Netanyahu coalition

      He is the star of Israel’s election, courted by Benjamin Netanyahu as he seeks to assemble a government and by the smaller...

    5. The World

      March 18, 2015

      The price of Netanyahu's victory

      Even some of his bitter enemies would now have to concede that Benjamin Netanyahu is a giant on the Israeli political scene....

    6. March 18, 2015

      Israel’s tribal impasse behind Netanyahu’s dramatic victory

      Having won re-election, Benjamin Netanyahu is set to become the longest-serving prime minister in Israel’s history,...

    7. FT Alphaville

      March 18, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Benjamin Netanyahu won a decisive victory in Israel’s national election,...

    8. March 18, 2015

      Clear election victory for Netanyahu in Israel

      Netanyahu victorious Benjamin Netanyahu has won a decisive victory in Tuesday’s national election, defeating decisively a...

    9. March 18, 2015

      White House hits at Netanyahu’s ‘divisive rhetoric’

      The US has criticised the “divisive rhetoric” used by Benjamin Netanyahu in the closing stages of his election campaign,...

    10. March 17, 2015

      Netanyahu and Herzog parties tied in Israeli exit polls

      Benjamin Netanyahu’s rightwing Likud party has avoided a widely expected trouncing by Isaac Herzog’s Zionist Union after...

    11. March 17, 2015

      Israelis vote in knife-edge election

      Israel goes to the polls Israelis voted on Tuesday in an unexpectedly close general election that has in its final days...

    12. March 16, 2015

      Netanyahu rejects Palestinian state ahead of knife-edge election

      Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said he would not allow a Palestinian state to be established if he were re-elected,...

    13. March 16, 2015

      Israel’s next coalition: 3 possible scenarios

      When Israelis vote in the country’s general election on Tuesday, the world will watch to see whether the reign of “King...

    14. March 13, 2015

      Quiet ‘blue-blood’ Herzog ahead of Netanyahu as poll nears

      Chants of “revolution!” and “the next prime minister” erupted in Tel Aviv’s Carmel market on Thursday as Isaac Herzog,...

    15. March 11, 2015

      High living costs fuel Israeli shift to the left

      When Shay Cohen celebrated his 40th birthday last month, he did not invite his guests to his modest rented flat. Instead Mr...

    16. March 10, 2015

      Rightwing on the defensive in final week of Israeli election campaign

      Benjamin Netanyahu is claiming that a multinational conspiracy is seeking to bring down his government as he embarks on his...

    17. March 9, 2015

      Benjamin Netanyahu puts pressure on chemical group over job cuts

      Benjamin Netanyahu is putting pressure on Israel Chemicals, one of the country’s biggest industrial groups, over its plan to...

    18. March 8, 2015

      Likud says Palestinian state not relevant

      Benjamin Netanyahu’s rightwing Likud party said on Sunday that the creation of a Palestinian state — which the Israeli prime...

    19. March 8, 2015

      Arab parties join forces ahead of Israeli poll

      The rally in Deir Hanna began about midday, as residents of the Arab hillside town in Israel’s northern Galilee region...

    20. March 7, 2015

      Israelis gather for mass anti-Netanyahu rally

      Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv and chanted “Bibi go home” in a mass demonstration against Benjamin...

    21. March 5, 2015

      Israeli opinion polls show slight gain for Netanyahu after US speech

      Benjamin Netanyahu has won a slight boost in his bid for re-election after his speech to the US Congress on Iran, but the...

    22. The World

      March 3, 2015

      Live: Netanyahu's speech to Congress

      This is the transcript of the Live Blog session ending at 18:04 on 3 Mar 2015. Benjamin Netanyahu is making his third...

    23. February 24, 2015

      Herzog questions Israeli leader Netanyahu’s plans to lobby US Congress

      Israel’s opposition leader criticised Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to lobby the US Congress over Iran next week and accused...

    24. February 23, 2015

      Netanyahu attacks Israel’s centre-left rivals on security

      Benjamin Netanyahu has accused his centre-left rivals of being weak on security, as the latest opinion polls suggested the...

    25. January 8, 2015

      Voter dissatisfaction leaves Netanyahu under threat from left

      Hanna Dahan from Kiryat Shmona, northern Israel, has supported Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu’s rightwing Likud party her whole...

    26. The World

      December 12, 2014

      The end of the Netanyahu era?

      When an election was called in Israel earlier this week, most people assumed that the likeliest outcome was that a...

    27. December 7, 2014

      Israeli parties join forces in bid to oust Benjamin Netanyahu

      Israel’s centrist and left-leaning parties are in early talks on joining forces in an effort to deny Benjamin Netanyahu a...

    28. December 1, 2014

      Israel’s Arabs in fear as politics shifts to the right

      “Accusation: Arab” the poster reads, alongside the image of a smiling young man, Kheir Hamdan, who was shot in the back in...

    29. October 30, 2014

      Middle East: Walled in

      When she drinks her morning coffee on the veranda of her house in Bethlehem, Vera Baboun, the city’s mayor, can see new...

    30. June 10, 2014

      Reuven Rivlin to succeed Shimon Peres as Israel’s president

      Israel’s Knesset on Tuesday elected Reuven Rivlin, a former speaker of parliament and longtime member of the ruling Likud...

    31. The World

      January 13, 2014

      A clever tactician who was too clever by half.

      Ariel Sharon (right), then Israel's prime minister, shakes hands with Palestinian prime minister Mahmud Abbas as US...

    32. January 11, 2014

      Ariel Sharon, former Israeli prime minister, 1928-2014

      Ariel Sharon: a life in pictures Ariel Sharon, who has died at the age of 85, was at the centre of some of the bloodiest...

    33. January 1, 2014

      Israel to extend Jordan Valley settlement as peace talks resume

      Israel’s interior minister will on Thursday inaugurate a new neighbourhood in a Jewish settlement in the Jordan Valley, in a...

    34. September 30, 2013

      Anti-Oslo politician taps into growing sentiment on Israel’s right

      For Israeli politicians, hard-eyed scepticism about the possibility of reaching the two-state solution espoused in the Oslo...

    35. September 16, 2013

      Israel seeks similar pressure on Iran as US applies on Syria

      Israel is pressing the US to use the deal to remove Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile as a model for making Iran renounce...

    36. March 15, 2013

      Netanyahu partners sign coalition deal

      Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government was confirmed on Friday after two key parties dropped last-minute objections to the...

    37. March 14, 2013

      Netanyahu agrees coalition government

      Benjamin Netanyahu has reached an agreement with rival rightwing and centrist politicians to form a four-party coalition...

    38. February 3, 2013

      Netanyahu starts coalition talks

      Benjamin Netanyahu has begun talks to form a broad “national unity” government of rightwing and centre parties and urged...

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