Avigdor Lieberman, whose ultra-nationalist Yisrael Beitenu is a key member of Israel's ruling coalition, on Wednesday said he had no intention of leaving government a day after the Kadima party withdrew.
- 29 June, 2012 -- Likud: Mofaz trying to make Lieberman quit
Sources in Likud party say Kadima chairman trying to stir coalitional crisis in order to push Yisrael Beiteinu out of government
- 10 February, 2009 -- Divisive Lieberman a big winner in Israel election
AP - One of the big winners of Israel's election Tuesday is its most divisive politician, an ultranationalist settler who owes his surging political fortunes to Israeli Jews' deepening distrust of the country's Arab minority.
- 1 February, 2009 -- Lieberman May Lead Party to Opposition
Secular-oriented Yisrael Beiteinu may end up in opposition despite strong poll standings, while part of Kadima may end up in a Likud-led gov’t.
- 9 May, 2012 -- Israelis divided on shock coalition deal: polls
Israelis are divided on premier Benjamin Netanyahu's move to form a shock coalition government with the Kadima opposition party and scrap plans for early elections, several polls showed on Wednesday.
- 8 May, 2012 -- Israeli PM Netanyahu unveils new unity government
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a revamped coalition government on Tuesday, forming a broad alliance with the chief opposition party that could free his hand to take bold action on peace with the Palestinians and decide whether to at...