Israel officially opened its election season on Monday as parliament prepared to dissolve itself and schedule a vote for January, plunging the country into a vicious, three-month political campaign.
- 5 October, 2012 -- Signs growing that Israeli PM will call early vote
Signs are growing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will call parliamentary elections as early as February, months ahead of schedule in a bid to capitalize on a wave of popularity and a fragmented opposition to guarantee his hold on power ...
- 5 December, 2011 -- Israeli leader sets Likud primary for Jan. 31
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that his governing Likud Party will hold its primary election for chairman on Jan. 31, more than a year ahead of schedule, moving to solidify his leadership at a time when he is popular with the pu...
- 26 October, 2012 -- Israeli PM’s party to ally with ultranationalists
Israel's prime minister announced Thursday that he was joining forces with his hard-line foreign minister in upcoming elections, instantly creating a hawkish new bloc that now appears poised to lead the country.
- 7 August, 2012 -- Israeli parliament approves austerity measures
The Israeli parliament on Monday approved a series of austerity measures presented by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government to help rein in the country's growing deficit.
- 2 February, 2012 -- Kuwait opposition seeks gains in parliament vote
Voting in under way in Kuwait in parliamentary elections that include an array of opposition groups seeking to further boost their political voice in the oil-rich Gulf nation.