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 Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu could be unseated after opposition parties agreed to form a coalition government. Photograph: Yonatan Sindel/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday fought back against an agreement by his political opponents for a government of left-wing, centr(...)

Naftali Bennett at  the Israeli parliament on Sunday. Photograph: Yonatan Sindel/EPA

Yair Lapid, head of Israel’s centrist Yesh Atid party, is holding last-minute contacts with potential coalition partners in order to present a new gov(...)

Israel opposition leader  Yair Lapid. Photograph: Gil Cohen-Magen/AFP via Getty Images

The far-right Israeli politician Naftali Bennett and opposition leader Yair Lapid have agreed to forge a coalition government that would see Binyamin (...)

 Ultra-Orthodox Israelis gather around the body of Rabbi Meshulam Dovid Soloveitchik  in Jerusalem on Sunday. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Israelis participated in the funeral of a prominent rabbi in Jerusalem, flouting the country’s ban on large public gatheri(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu during a  swearing-in ceremony of his new unity government   in Jerusalem on Sunday. Photograph: EPA/Adina Valman

Binyamin Netanyahu has been sworn in as Israel’s prime minister, heading a unity government in which he will rotate the leadership with his former riv(...)