Israel elections

Netanyahu win has no impact on Iran nuclear talks: US

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s victory in the Israeli election will not disrupt painstaking US efforts to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, the State Department said Wednesday.

Mar 19, 2015, 03:52 AM IST

EU congratulates Netanyahu, insists on re-launching peace process

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini congratulated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his election victory Wednesday but stressed the need to relaunch the Middle East peace process which he appeared to repudiate during the campaign.

Mar 19, 2015, 03:33 AM IST

Hard-right shift delivers upset election win for Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu pledged on Wednesday to form a new governing coalition quickly after an upset election victory that was built on a shift to the right and is likely to worsen a troubled relationship with the White House.

Mar 19, 2015, 01:16 AM IST

Palestinians want world pressure on Israel after Netanyahu win

Palestinian leaders on Wednesday called for international pressure on Israel and support for their unilateral moves toward statehood after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s election win.

Mar 18, 2015, 20:30 PM IST
Israel goes to polls: Will Benjamin Netanyahu win 4th term as PM?

Israel goes to polls: Will Benjamin Netanyahu win 4th term as PM?

As Israelis cast their ballots on Tuesday for the 20th Knesset, PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party is in for a strong challenge from from his rival Zionist camp led by Isaac Herzog and Tzipi Livni.

Mar 17, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

A snapshot of Israel`s March 17 election

The state of Israel, which goes to the polls on Tuesday, is one of the world`s youngest countries, carved out as a Jewish homeland after World War II.

Mar 12, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

Election setback for Netanyahu as Lapid emerges as kingmaker

A political rookie, Yair Lapid, has emerged as a kingmaker in Israeli elections spoiling Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s victory celebrations.

Jan 23, 2013, 09:07 AM IST