• Israeli PM Netanyahu misses deadline to form government coalition, President Rivlin to decide next move

    1 month ago - By RT

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to secure a governing coalition despite weeks of negotiations after the March election, leaving President Reuven Rivlin to decide whether to pass the job to another candidate.
    Netanyahu missed a midnight deadline on Wednesday to pull together a majority coalition in Israel's 120-seat Knesset, following weeks of wrangling between his Likud party and smaller players. Rivlin, who has three days to consult with lawmakers to determine a path forward, could allow the PM an extra two weeks to ink a unity deal, though it remains unclear whether...
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  • Israeli coalition talks resume after PM misses deadline

    Israeli coalition talks resume after PM misses deadline

    1 month ago - By My Sanantonio

    JERUSALEM - Israel's president on Wednesday signaled he would move quickly to task a new candidate with forming a government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to do so ahead of a midnight deadline.
    President Reuven Rivlin will meet with the two main candidates for forming a government - opposition leader Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett, a former Netanyahu ally - on Wednesday morning. He asked parties to make their positions known before 2 p.m. .
    Netanyahu's political future was thrown into question when he failed to assemble a ruling coalition in the four weeks allotted to him...
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  • Israeli coalition talks resume after PM misses deadline

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    Israel's president has signaled he will move quickly to task a new candidate with forming a government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to do so ahead of a midnight deadline
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