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    1. June 12, 2015

      Israel: A new kind of war

      Israel is not at war, but its political leaders are showing rare unity over what they see as a potent new threat to the...

    2. June 9, 2015

      Israeli MP denies taking drugs and procuring prostitutes

      Israel’s ruling Likud party has been embarrassed by allegations that an MP procured prostitutes and used hard drugs,...

    1. May 15, 2015

      New Israel cabinet gets off to unruly start

      Benjamin Netanyahu’s new cabinet was sworn in late on Thursday, amid heckling, stormy debate, and an unseemly...

    2. May 14, 2015

      Moody’s warns Netanyahu on cost of spending promises

      Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government will struggle to meet its fiscal targets because of spending promises the Israeli...

    3. May 13, 2015

      Israeli liberals aghast at Netanyahu’s choice of justice minister

      She has criticised the Israeli military-run Army Radio for its “left-leaning agenda”, supports the deportation of...

    4. May 7, 2015

      Netanyahu’s irredentist coalition will not last

      Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has just formed his fourth government, arguably the most rightwing in...

    5. May 7, 2015

      Netanyahu makes big concessions for fragile coalition in Israel

      Benjamin Netanyahu has assembled one of the most rightwing coalitions in Israel’s 67-year history, after handing...

    6. FT Alphaville

      May 7, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Share prices are “quite high”, said Janet Yellen, and “there arepotential...

    7. May 6, 2015

      Netanyahu secures wafer-thin coalition

      Israel’s ruling rightwing Likud party clinched a coalition with the far-right Jewish Home party on Wednesday less than...

    8. May 6, 2015

      Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu struggles to form government

      Benjamin Netanyahu was struggling to form a government on Wednesday, hours before a midnight deadline to gain majority...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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,...

    17. 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,...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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,...

    23. 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...

    24. 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,...

    25. 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....

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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