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Likud accused of ‘political bribery’ with new Arab affairs panel pushed by Ra’am

A key ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu caused uproar in the Knesset on Monday when he proposed the formation of a new Arab affairs committee, prompting accusations from the opposition that it was “political bribery” aimed at leading the Islamist Ra’am party to vote alongside the ruling Likud. According to the Kan public broadcaster, […]

Daily Briefing Apr. 20 – Did you blink? Likud may have lost its coalition chance

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing: Your 15-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish world, from Sunday through Thursday. Today’s panel comprises editor David Horovitz and political correspondent Tal Schneider, along with host Amanda Borschel-Dan. Seemingly overnight, the tide has potentially turned for Likud’s chances of […]

Likud lashes out at Bennett, Smotrich after Knesset defeat

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party publicly lashed out at Yamina and its leader Naftali Bennett Tuesday, while the premier was reported to have privately blasted Religious Zionism and its head Bezalel Smotrich after suffering a stinging defeat in the Knesset on Monday. Amid the ongoing deadlock following the election, a Likud proposal regarding party […]

No surprise: Likud recommends Netanyahu to be entrusted with forming a government

Browse > Home / News / No surprise: Likud recommends Netanyahu to be entrusted with forming a government April 5, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The Likud party faction came to the consultations at President’s HQ Beit HaNasi today and recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be entrusted with forming a government. Photo: Mark […]

Israel election: Likud breakaway party vows not to join a Netanyahu-led government

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Bennett rebuffs Likud minister’s call to pledge loyalty to Netanyahu

Transportation Minister Miri Regev sent Yamina party leader Naftali Bennett a letter Thursday for him to sign, pledging he will back Prime Minister Netanyahu to form a government after next week’s elections. Bennett, a former member of Netanyahu’s bloc of right-wing and religious parties, rejected the call, responding to Regev via text message. “I was […]

A Week To Election, Poll Records Boost For Likud, Predicts Deadlock After Vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party is seeing a boost in support ahead of next week’s Knesset elections, but neither the premier nor his political rivals have a clear path to forming a government, according to a television poll released Tuesday. The Channel 12 news survey said Likud would pick up 30 seats if the […]

How Netanyahu’s Likud uses this popular free app to collect voter data illegally

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Nine days to election: Likud stalls, four parties on brink of elimination

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Support for Netanyahu’s Likud party in decline, election poll shows

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Watchdog demands probe of alleged election meddling by Likud MK who spoke to PLO

A watchdog on Wednesday called for an investigation into alleged electoral interference after a Likud lawmaker reportedly reached out to the Palestinians about encouraging Arab Israelis to support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the March 23 elections. The Movement for Quality Government in Israel said that it had written to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit and […]

Holocaust umbrella group head: Likud candidate disgraced survivors

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s choice for the top reserved slot available for his appointments to the Likud list insulted Holocaust survivors in a recent interview on her radio show, the head of the umbrella group of Holocaust survivors said Sunday.Netanyahu gave the 10th spot on the Likud list, which was reserved for a candidate of […]

‘No Likud in the Joint List,’ say Arab MKs as talks with renegade member falter

A meeting between the heads of all four Arab parties that make up the Joint List ended without a breakthrough on Sunday night, increasing the likelihood that the alliance will fall apart before the coming election. The talks — the first four-way meeting between party leaders since new elections were called for March — were […]

Profiles in cowardice: What Republicans in Congress share with Likud leaders in Israel

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Anti-Netanyahu bloc has majority even as Likud gains strength, election poll shows

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Sa’ar Nabs Top Likud MK, Hitting Netanyahu Where It Hurts

Elkin could be key for potential game-changing voting bloc The steady exodus from Binyamin Netanyahu’s Likud party continued Wednesday evening, with one of his closest confidants, Minister of Higher and Secondary Education and Water Resources Ze’ev Elkin, offering a scathing rebuke of the Israeli prime minister and his conduct on primetime television before joining the […]

After US official raised issue, Likud minister hints Indonesia may agree to ties

A minister in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud said Wednesday that Israel was pushing to normalize relations with another Muslim country before US President Donald Trump leaves office next month. Regional Cooperation Minister Ofir Akunis said two countries were considered the favorites to soon reach a rapprochement with Israel, but refused to name them. “It […]

New Elections Near As Likud, Blue And White Say Talks Have Broken Down

New elections appeared almost inevitable Monday evening after the coalition’s Likud and Blue and White parties both said that their negotiations on delaying the deadline to pass a state budget had broken down and blamed each other for the failure to reach an agreement. Blue and White has walked back all the agreements it reached […]

Gideon Sa’ar Quits Likud, ‘A Tool For Netanyahu’s Interests,’ To Lead ‘New Hope’

Likud MK Gideon Sa’ar, long seen as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s chief rival within Likud, on Tuesday announced he was quitting Likud and will form his own right-wing party, to be called “New Hope,” and run for the premiership in the next election. Sa’ar announced his intention to leave Likud at a press conference on […]

Senior Member of Netanyahu’s Likud Party Breaks Away as Israeli Election Beckons

Gideon Sa’ar. Photo: Reuters / Francois Lenoir. A prominent rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the right-wing Likud party announced on Tuesday a breakaway bid aimed at defeating the Israeli leader in a looming early national election. Gideon Sa’ar, who shares many of Netanyahu’s right-wing views, said he was forming a new political movement, […]

New poll shows slight gains for Likud, with rival Yamina not far behind

A television poll released Friday indicated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud would remain the largest party in the Knesset if early elections are held, with surging support for the premier’s right-wing rival Naftali Bennett apparently leveling off. According to the Channel 12 survey, Likud would pick up 30 seats if elections were held today, down […]

Israeli mayor, a former Likud minister, investigated for rape and bribery

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Likud officials worry Biden victory could damage Netanyahu, Israel’s UN standing

Likud party officials are fretting over the increasingly likely prospect of a win for Democratic US presidential candidate Joe Biden, given that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has developed a particularly close relationship with the Republican incumbent. Though the final results of the presidential election remain unclear, Biden appeared to be edging toward ousting Donald Trump […]

Netanyahu urged to block appointment of racist Likud activist to top Zionist post

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Likud minister Gamliel catches COVID-19, feeling well

Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel announced Saturday that she had contracted the coronavirus, the fourth member of Prime Minister Benjamin  Netanyahu’s cabinet to do so. Gamliel, 46, wrote on Twitter that she tested positive on Saturday but added that she is feeling well and hopes to recover soon. It was not immediately clear which other […]

Likud minister: AG is ‘wholly invested’ in Netanyahu’s ‘political liquidation’

A top Likud minister accused Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit of seeking to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from office. “He acts like he’s wholly invested in Netanyahu’s political liquidation,” Public Security Minister Amir Ohana said Tuesday in an interview with Channel 12. Ever since Mandelblit’s decision in January to indict the prime minister on graft […]

With this bombshell resignation, Netanyahu completes erasure of Likud’s old liberal elite

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Emirati remarks on West Bank annexation ‘encouraging,’ says Likud MK

After a senior Emirati official said the US had offered “assurances” that Israel will not annex parts of the West Bank, but also indicated that such a move would not ruin the recent normalization of ties, a top Likud lawmaker said Tuesday the remarks were encouraging. Speaking to reporters during a briefing at Abu Dhabi […]

Likud said ready to back bill requiring referendum on any West Bank withdrawal

The Likud party will give its backing to a bill proposing the holding of a referendum before Israel dismantles any of its West Bank settlements or withdraws from any settlement territory, according to a report Sunday. The bill was proposed earlier this month by MK Zvi Hauser, of the Derech Eretz party, a member of […]

Likud members told to attack prosecutor’s office directive to limit criminal prosecution of protesters

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