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Likud Accuses Yesh Atid of Violating Privacy Laws

After months of its leader being the target of police corruption probes, the Likud party on Wednesday sought to focus the attention of law enforcement agencies in a different direction…

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Gabbay’s Corruption Platform Riles Likud

Zionist Camp chairman Avi Gabbay’s new anti-corruption platform, aimed at a ruling Likud party swamped by police investigations, drew a sharp rejoinder on Wednesday, accusing Gabbay himself of corruption. The…

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Danny Danon Coming Under Investigation

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon has become the latest addition to the list of officials under investigation on a variety of corruption charges, according to media reports…

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Report: Bitan May Quit Over Rishon LeTzion Case

Police investigations into the government of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu took a startling turn on Sunday night, as the prime minister’s staunch defender, coalition chairman David Bitan, was reportedly considering…

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Poll: Yesh Atid Ties Likud

If elections were held today, Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party would pull even with the ruling Likud, both with 24 Knesset seats, according to a poll conducted by Channel 10.…

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Hotovely Apologizes for Offending American Jewry

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely apologized on Thursday night for a comment about American Jews critical of Israel that brought down on her head a rain of condemnations and reports…

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Likud Weakens in Polls, Yesh Atid Gains

Two election polls published on Wednesday show the Likud-led coalition still ahead but losing ground to the center-left parties. A poll by Channel 10 news found that if elections were…

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Likud MK Faces Indictment for Assault of Public Servant

The attorney general’s office will file an indictment against Member of Knesset Oren Hazan (Likud) for allegedly assaulting and verbally abusing a public servant, unless he requests immunity, according to…

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PM Denounces Left-Media ‘Witch Hunt’ at Likud Rally

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu hammered away at his theme that the corruption investigations targeting his government are politically motivated, telling a Likud-organized rally in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night…

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Q&A: Could This Man Be Israel’s Next Prime Minister?

Gideon Saar’s modest Tel Aviv apartment, filled with colorful children’s toys and noisy teenagers, offers little indication that his life’s ambition is to become Israel’s prime minister one day. Once…

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Likud Issues Ultimatum on Kahlon Tax Plan

The Israeli coalition may be veering toward yet another crisis, as the Likud party informed Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon that if he doesn’t revise his new tax program, there won’t…

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Gideon Saar Announces Comeback

Former Likud minister and prime ministerial hopeful, Gideon Saar, announced his political comeback on Monday night after a hiatus of two-and-a-half years. A former minister of education and of the…

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Netanyahu, Kahlon Tangle Over Broadcasting Authority

A public tiff between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon that threatened to blow the government coalition apart was settled quickly on Thursday after the two reached…

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