IN THE WORLD PAPERS
'I know they're the Great Satan, but these guys are REALLY crazy devils!'Papers focus on Israel, Iran and Ireland. We look at coverage in the Israeli press of this Tuesday's general election, in which Netanyahu and his Likud party could lose power.…
MIDDLE EAST MATTERS
Special edition: New stakes in Israel's general electionThis week, Middle East Matters focuses entirely on Israel's general elections, due to take place on March 17.
Netanyahu coalition impasse ‘not a political crisis’Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been working without success since February 2 to form a coalition government. With a March 16 deadline looming, French political…
Netanyahu granted extension to form governmentIsraeli President Shimon Peres on Saturday granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an extra two weeks to form a government. He needs to form a coalition, since his party fell…
Israel’s Livni joins coalition, to head peace processIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday a coalition deal with long time rival Tzipi Livni in his first move to form a new government. Former foreign minister…
Tzipi Livni, leader of Kadima PartyIn this edition, our guest is the leader of Israel's ruling Kadima party, Tzipi Livni.
Netanyahu asks opposition leader Livni to join cabinetIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called on centrist opposition leader and former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni to join his government.
Miliband 'urgently' reviewing laws after Livni arrest warrantForeign Secretary David Miliband said Britain is "looking urgently" at changing legal procedures after an arrest warrant was issued for former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi…