Articles in "Politics"

Knesset Speaker Edelstein Resigns, Fourth Election Now Seemingly Inevitable

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein has resigned, the first time a Speaker has voluntarily left his job in the history of the State of ...

Analysis: Fourth Election Increasingly Likely as Political Battle Turns Ugly

Fourth elections are becoming more and more likely as the battle for Balfour Street between the Likud and Blue and White turns ...

Outrage as Arab-Majority Joint List Leads Knesset Committee That Cares for Terror Victims

Several right-wing politicians and victims of Arab terrorism expressed rage after the Blue and White party, which assumed control of ...

‘Intervention in Parliamentary Proceedings’ Edelstein Alleges as Knesset Speaker Set to Disobey High Court Order

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein on Monday evening announced he will refuse to follow Israel's High Court ruling stating he must convene ...

High Court Rules Election of New Knesset Speaker Must Be Held By Wednesday

Israel's High Court has ordered Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein to hold a vote on the position of the speaker by Wednesday 5 pm and has ...

Politicians Exchange Blows Amid Knesset Corona Lockdown

Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has rapped Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein for closing the Knesset, Israel's parliament, over ...

5 Arrested as Police Disband Knesset Protests

Five people were arrested as police disbanded protests against Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein’s decision to close Israel’s parliament ...

‘We Help Every Israeli:’ FM Katz Hits Back at Criticism from Arab MK Over Evacuation of Israelis from Peru

Israel's Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz forcefully rejected accusations made by Member of Knesset (MK) Aida Touma-Sliman that Israel was ...

Members of Knesset Sworn in in Groups of Three Amid Coronavirus Rules

The 120 politicians forming the 23rd Knesset were sworn in as Members of Knesset (MK) at an event on Monday evening. Amid the fear of a ...

‘Fourth Elections Not Possible:’ President Rivlin Tasks Benny Gantz with Forming Government

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin has tasked Blue and White party leader and former IDF Chief-of-Staff Benny Gantz with forming Israel's ...