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  1. July 17, 2012

    Netanyahu’s missed opportunity

    When Benjamin Netanyahu announced the formation of a national unity government in May, he was hailed as a supreme tactician...

  2. July 17, 2012

    Kadima party quits Israeli government

    Israel is bracing itself for fresh political upheaval after the centrist Kadima party announced on Tuesday that it would...

  1. May 8, 2012

    Netanyahu forms Israeli unity government

    Benjamin Netanyahu has struck a surprise deal with Israel’s main opposition party to form a national unity government, in a...

  2. March 28, 2012

    Livni ousted as head of Israel opposition

    Tzipi Livni has been ousted as leader of the centrist Kadima party, the biggest Israeli opposition group, losing to her...

  3. September 19, 2008

    Ms Clean must navigate treacherous waters

    Early into Tzipi Livni's campaign for the leader-ship of Israel's governing Kadima party, there was a moment that starkly...

  4. September 19, 2008

    Livni in uphill task to build viable coalition

    Tzipi Livni yesterday began the arduous task of assembling a coalition behind her bid to become Israel's next prime...

  5. September 18, 2008

    ‘Ms Clean’ must navigate treacherous waters

    Early into Tzipi Livni’s campaign for the leadership of Israel’s governing Kadima party there was a moment that starkly...

  6. September 18, 2008

    Livni in uphill task to build coalition

    Tzipi Livni began the arduous task on Thursday of assembling a coalition behind her attempt to become Israel’s next prime...

  7. September 18, 2008

    Israel set for new leader as governing party votes

    Israelis were preparing for a new leader last night, as thousands of -members of the governing Kadima party turned out to...

  8. September 18, 2008

    Livni in pole position to be Israel's next premier

    Tzipi Livni, Israel's foreign minister, looks to have emerged victorious from a crucial party primary last night, putting...

  9. September 17, 2008

    Livni tipped to take over from Olmert

    Tzipi Livni, Israel's foreign minister, enters a crucial party primary today as the hot favourite to succeed Ehud Olmert...

  10. September 16, 2008

    Livni favourite to win Israel leadership

    Israelis were preparing for a new leader last night, as thousands of ­members of the governing Kadima party turned out to...

  11. August 2, 2008

    Roller-coaster week ends with oil heading up

    Oil prices ended a volatile week with a bang. West Texas Intermediate crude surged $4 a barrel in half an hour yesterday...

  12. August 2, 2008

    Polls tip Livni to take over from Olmert

    Tzipi Livni has cemented her position as the favourite to succeed Ehud Olmert as Israeli prime minister, with a raft of new...

  13. August 2, 2008

    Polls make Livni favourite to take over from Olmert

    Tzipi Livni has cemented her position as the favourite to succeed Ehud Olmert as Israeli prime minister, with a raft of new...

  14. August 1, 2008

    Oil ends roller-coaster week higher

    Oil prices ended a volatile week with a bang. West Texas Intermediate crude surged $4 a barrel in half an hour on Friday but...

  15. August 1, 2008

    Israel struggles with succession question as Olmert steps aside

    The political battle to succeed Ehud Olmert as prime minister of Israel started in earnest yesterday, amid a sharpening...

  16. August 1, 2008

    Olmert leaves Israel split over leadership

    The political battle to succeed Ehud Olmert as prime minister of Israel started in earnest yesterday, amid a sharpening...

  17. July 31, 2008

    Israel struggles with succession question

    The political battle to succeed Ehud Olmert as prime minister of Israel started in earnest on Thursday, amid a sharpening...

  18. July 31, 2008

    Olmert to step down as prime minister of Israel

    Ehud Olmert succumbed last night to corruption investigations that have tarnished his tenure as Israeli prime minister,...

  19. July 31, 2008

    Israel finally tells its tarnished prime minister: 'No more'

    "There are moments in the life of a nation," Ehud Olmert declared two years ago, "when it is compelled to look directly...

  20. July 30, 2008

    Contenders to replace Olmert

    Profile: Tzipi Livni Tzipi Livni, who currently serves as foreign minister and vice prime minster, has long been Ehud...

  21. July 3, 2008

    Mullen warns of 'third front' for US

    The chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff warned yesterday that an Israeli strike on Iran could open up a "third front"...

  22. July 3, 2008

    Mullen warns of 'third front' for US

    The chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff warned yesterday that an Israeli strike on Iran could open up a "third front"...

  23. June 7, 2008

    Israel may strike at Iran, says deputy PM

    A senior member of the Israeli government has stated that an attack on Iran is becoming "unavoidable" if Tehran is to be...

  24. June 7, 2008

    Israel ready to attack Iran

    A senior member of the Israeli government has said an attack on Iran is becoming "unavoidable" if Tehran is to be stopped...

  25. June 6, 2008

    Israel may strike Iran, deputy PM says

    A senior member of the Israeli government has stated that an attack on Iran is becoming “unavoidable” if Tehran is to be...

  26. May 2, 2006

    Israel's finance minister named

    Avraham Hirchson, a close friend of Ehud Olmert, acting Israeli prime minister, was named finance minister yesterday in a...

  27. April 24, 2006

    Labour chief set to become Israel's defence minister

    Amir Peretz, head of the Labour party, who has no military command experience, looks set to become Israel's new defence...

  28. April 10, 2006

    Nuclear advertisement highlights influence of Israel lobby in US

    From Mr Nanjundiah Sadanand. Sir, The full-page advertisement from the American Jewish Committee on the "threat" from...

  29. March 31, 2006

    US may support unilateral Israel line

    US envoys met Israeli leaders yesterday for the first time since Tuesday's election after Condoleezza Rice, US secretary of...

  30. February 18, 2006

    Israelis consider sealing off Gaza

    Israeli officials yesterday discussed virtually sealing off the Gaza Strip, banning the entry of Palestinian day workers...

  31. February 17, 2006

    Israel considers sealing off Gaza

    Israeli officials on Friday discussed virtually sealing off the Gaza Strip, banning the entry of Palestinian day workers and...

  32. January 23, 2006

    Observer: Booted out

    Defence minister Shaul Mofaz yesterday warned that Israel could react against Iran's nuclear programme. He probably wasn't...

  33. January 20, 2006

    Israel says Iran and Syria behind Tel Aviv attack

    Shaul Mofaz, Israel’s defence minister, on Friday accused Iran and Syria of being behind Thursday’s suicide attack on Tel...

  34. January 11, 2006

    Israel lifts threat to bar Palestinians in Jerusalem from voting

    US pressure yesterday appeared to have ensured that Palestinian parliamentary elections, threatened with a second...

  35. January 10, 2006

    US helps avert another Palestinian election delay

    US pressure on Tuesday appeared to have ensured that Palestinian parliamentary elections, threatened with a second...

  36. December 6, 2005

    Israel orders strikes in response to suicide attack

    Israel last night ordered military strikes against leaders of Islamic Jihad after the militant group said it carried out a...

  37. December 6, 2005

    Israel orders strikes on militants

    Israel last night ordered military strikes against leaders of Islamic Jihad after the militant group said it carried out a...

  38. November 23, 2005

    Netanyahu fires first volley against Sharon

    Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's former finance minister, on Tuesday denounced his long-time rival Ariel Sharon as a "dictator"...

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