Gulf Times - Naftali-Bennett
Israel's new government begins, Netanyahu era ends

Israel's new government begins, Netanyahu era ends

The first Israeli government in 12 years not led by Benjamin Netanyahu got down to business on Monday, with the former prime minister shying away from a handover ceremony with successor Naftali Bennett.

Netanyahu departure ends 'one of worst periods' of conflict: Palestinian PM

Netanyahu departure ends 'one of worst periods' of conflict: Palestinian PM

Benjamin Netanyahu's ousting as prime minister of Israel closes the chapter on one of the "worst periods" of Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinian prime minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said on Monday.

Netanyahu battles to save weakened ruling coalition

Netanyahu battles to save weakened ruling coalition

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party denied Friday that he had decided to call a snap election, as he battled to keep the government afloat after his defence minister quit over a Gaza ceasefire.