Amir Peretz

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Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: aim now is to build a coalition of 61 Knesset members to thwart the option of a Benny Gantz-led government. Photograph:  Sergey/New York Times

Everyone is asking the same question and, at this juncture, no one knows the answer. The question is simple: Is Binyamin Netanyahu’s political career (...)

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak at a press conference with Labour defector Stav Shaffir and Meretz chairman  Nitzan Horowitz in Tel Aviv on Thursday. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

In a dramatic reshuffle on the Israeli left, former prime minister Ehud Barak has decided to run on a joint list with the Meretz party in the Septembe(...)

Israel’s defence minister Avigdor Lieberman wants to hold talks with West Bank Palestinian figures without  the approval of the  Palestinian Authority. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

In a clear attempt to bypass the Palestinian leadership, Israeli defence minister Avigdor Lieberman wants to hold talks with West Bank Palestinian fig(...)

Free Syrian Army fighters  on  a rooftop during clashes with forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo’s neighbourhood of Salaheddine yesterday. 

Photograph: Ammar Abdullah

A senior Israeli official says intelligence services have concrete proof the Syrian military has used c(...)