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Netanyahu Lands Deal for New Coalition

His Likud party joins centrist, far-right groups: reports

(Newser) - Nearly two months after Israel's Jan. 22 parliamentary election , PM Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived at a coalition-government deal, party officials say. "There is a government," says a rep for Netanyahu's Likud party. It involves the right-wing party joining forces with the centrist Yesh Atid party, the... More »

Nervous Israel Plans Syria Border Fence

Extremists moving to border area, Netanyahu warns

(Newser) - Israel is building a new security fence along the entire length of its disputed border with Syria in the Golan Heights, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced. With an election less than three weeks away, Netanyahu's Likud-Beiteinu ticket is losing votes to the far-right Jewish Home party and he... More »

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