Israel`s Parliament approves new Netanyahu government

The Israeli parliament approved late Thursday Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s new rightwing government in a vote of confidence that his coalition won by a razor-thin majority.

Netanyahu seeks to hike number of ministers in new govt

Israel`s outgoing cabinet on Sunday approved legal changes that will allow Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to boost the number of ministers in his new government.

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.

Voting starts in Israel's parliamentary elections

Voting starts in Israel's parliamentary elections

 Polling started on Tuesday in Israel in what is expected to be a close contest between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s party and opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog.

Israeli government approves new bill to detain asylum seekers

The Israeli government Sunday, unanimously voted in favour of a new bill, which allows authorities to detain asylum seekers for up to 20 months in an "open-prison", official sources said.

Arabs MPs heckle, Jews applaud Canada PM at Israel Knesset

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was shouted down by Arab lawmakers at the Israeli Knesset on Monday in a speech which won him a standing ovation from Jewish MPs.

Israel: `Netanyahu bloc wants September 4 polls’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s ruling coalition has tabled a motion to dissolve Parliament.

Israeli lawmaker cools debate with water toss

A lawmaker made a splash in Israel`s parliament on Monday by dousing an Arab lawmaker with a glass of water.