After the results are declared, Israel's President decides which candidate has the best chance of putting together a coalition, and gives this candidate 28 days— with a possible extension of 14 days— to form a government.
For months, American Jews have found themselves enmeshed in a deeply uncomfortable debate over the growing distance between traditional liberal American Jewish values and the political realities of an Israeli government that’s embraced hard-line policies and a deep alliance with President Donald Trump.
Israel was the 10th-largest market for Turkish exports in 2017, buying some $3.4 billion of goods, according to IMF statistics. Turkey, which has a trade surplus with Israel, imports plastics and mineral oils among other goods from there.
Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers, who shot at least 37 protesters in Gaza, in the deadliest escalation of violence since 2014. US President Donald Trump hailed the opening of the embassy as "a great day for Israel" in a tweet.
Intelligence experts and diplomats said Netanyahu's presentation, in a prime-time television presentation, did not seem to have a "smoking gun" showing a violation by Iran but it could strengthen the hand of advisers to Donald Trump who want to scrap the nuclear agreement.