Israeli elections

Israel's Liberman appoints himself project manager for Netanyahu’s removal

Yisrael Beitenu leader Avigdor Liberman is determined to bring about the toppling of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in any elections to come.

Mazal Mualem | Israeli elections | août 7, 2020
al-monitor Yisrael Beitenu party leader Avigdor Liberman speaks to the press during a visit to a Jewish settlement on Sept. 8, 2019, in Maale Adumim ahead of Israel's Sept. 17 elections. Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images.

The Takeaway: Will catastrophe reshape Lebanon’s social contract?

The scoop on the Syrian Kurdish oil deal; Sisi to challenge Erdogan in Iraq and Syria; Lapid leads list of contenders to challenge Bibi; don’t shortchange Iraq’s resilience.

Andrew Parasiliti | Israeli elections | août 5, 2020
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Yair Lapid leading list of Netanyahu’s adversaries

Telem-Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid is probably the strongest adversary that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could face in the next elections.

Ben Caspit | Israeli elections | août 4, 2020
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Netanyahu considers fourth elections, but ultra-Orthodox object

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu might be considering going to fourth elections, but his ultra-Orthodox allies won’t hear of that.

Mazal Mualem | Israeli elections | juin 19, 2020
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Israel’s new foreign minister has other, higher ambitions

For Gabi Ashkenazi, his appointment as Israel’s new foreign minister is just the first step in his expected political soar.

Mazal Mualem | Israeli elections | mai 20, 2020
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