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middle east

Israel's Defense Minister Resigns, Says 'Extremist Elements' Have Taken Over Government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly offered the job to hardliner Avigidor Lieberman, in a move set to create the most right-wing government in the country's history.
Harriet Salem
5.20.16
middle east

How Israel's Next Government Will Be Decided

Coalitions and kingmakers: VICE News explains the complicated nature of Israeli politics as the country goes to the polls on Tuesday.
Creede Newton
3.17.15
middle east

'A Choice Between Hope and Disappointment': Israelis Vote in Neck-and-Neck Election

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that 'Arab voters are coming out in droves', urging supporters to help Likud close the gap with the center-left Zionist Union, narrowly leading in polls.
Harriet Salem and Creede Newton
3.17.15
politics

Behind Bulletproof Glass, Netanyahu Addresses Right-Wing Rally in Last-Ditch Bid to Win Over Voters

The crowd included die-hard “Likudniks” as well as thousands of supporters of far right nationalist-religious and settler parties.
Harriet Salem
3.15.15
politics

Netanyahu Falls Behind in Israeli Election Polls

Socioeconomic issues have dominated the campaign due to soaring house prices and rising costs of living.
Harriet Salem
3.14.15
israel

Anti-Semitic Homage, Hapless Hipsters, and a Drumming Cat: Watch Israel's Weirdest Election Ads

Israel's election is less than week away. VICE News takes a look at some of the strangest campaign videos, also including the 'Bibi Sitter' and animals bleating the names of politicians.
Harriet Salem and Shira Rubin
3.11.15