It is the latest in a wave of firsts for the Israeli nation, after Netanyahu became the first sitting prime minister to be indicted last month.
The prime minister has given up trying to form a governing coalition.
Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party received less votes than Gantz's Blue and White coalition.
The European Union said any "settlement plan" would be considered "illegal" under international law after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he planned to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.
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Israeli police fired grenades to disperse Palestinians during clashes outside Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque on Sunday.
Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament early on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline.
This is a race between two competing perspectives: Those who have Bibi fatigue and those who see Netanyahu as indispensable to the nation.
Netanyahu faces three possible charges on bribery, breaching trust and fraud. It could be his downfall.
The event sought to offer a “creative way instead of a violent way” of responding to the controversial law, which declared Hebrew the language of the state and gave Arabic a “special status”.
Dozens of African migrants and their Israeli supporters protested on Tuesday against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
"Israel will not allow the regime to put a noose of terror around our neck," said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Outspoken rabbi Shmuley Boteach published an advert in the Washington Post calling Lorde a bigot after the singer cancelled a concert in Israel.
Continued protests following the U.S recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
sraeli forces have raided the home of a Palestinian accused of stabbing to death three members of an Israeli family
Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been freed from prison after being granted parole.
Olmert was seen leaving jail near Tel Aviv early
It is highly unusual for a new envoy to visit the holy site just hours after arriving in Israel.
Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza have marked the anniversary of Nakba, the day Israel was created 69 years ago.
Residents of the West Bank village of Madama, south of the city of Nablus, on Thursday marked ‘Land Day’ along with Palestinian activists.
A young Israeli soldier who shot dead an incapacitated Palestinian assailant has been jailed for 18 months.
David Friedman, President Trump’s nominee to be US ambassador to Israel, was interrupted by several demonstrators opposing Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territory during his Senate confirmati
Yesterday’s meeting between US president Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seen by many as a reversal of almost two decades of middle eastern…
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu holds his first-ever talks with a Republican US president when he meets Donald Trump on Wednesday.
Abbas pours scorn on Israeli settlement vote
The Israeli parliament has approved a controversial bill to “legalise” some 4,000 settler homes built on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West…
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been received at Downing Street for his first face-to-face meeting with his British counterpart.