Final Israeli election results could boost Netanyahu’s lead

Israel is hours away from announcing the final results of this week's election, while the nationalist New Right party, led by Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, is still fighting for its political life.

Israel’s Netanyahu appears headed toward 5th term as PM

Benjamin Netanyahu appears headed toward a historic fifth term as Israel's prime minister, with close-to-complete unofficial election results giving his right-wing Likud and other nationalist and religious parties a solid majority in parliament.

Israel sentences French driver to 7 years for gun smuggling

An Israeli court has sentenced a French citizen who was working as a driver for his country's consulate in Jerusalem to seven years in prison for smuggling weapons from the Gaza Strip to the West Bank.