As far as a new Israeli regime is concerned, it will also work on the same idea of “one nation theory”. But the world community would definitely expect from Israel’s new prime minister that he puts all his efforts into maintaining peace on a decades-long crisis under the two nations theory.
Neither Gantz nor Netanyahu has a majority in the 120-seat Knesset, or 61 members. But with the backing of the Arab parties, Gantz gained a slight advantage. He could have as many as 57 backers, compared with Netanyahu's 55.
No single Israeli party has ever won an outright majority, and that is not going to change in a year of unprecedented electoral instability which has already seen two elections – on April 9 and September 17.
The clearest winner Tuesday, according to exit polls, was Lieberman, the longtime Netanyahu ally turned nemesis who leads Yisrael Beiteinu, an ultranationalist secular party. Lieberman immediately moved to play the role of kingmaker.
The attack prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a visit to Washington and return home. He promised a tough response, setting the stage for perhaps the most serious conflict since a 50-day war in 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in India for a six-day visit during which he will discuss bilateral ties with PM Narendra Modi. Netanyahu, along with his wife Sara, will also be visiting Agra, Gujarat and Mumbai.
Modi in Israel: The Indian Prime Minister visited Israel for a trip that he described as 'ground breaking'. PM Modi is the first Indian head of state to make a trip to Israel. Benjamin Netanyahu, his Israeli counterpart, said his country has waited a long time for the Indian PM's visit.
President Pranab Mukherjee today called for a peaceful resolution of all disputes to which the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded by affirming that his country wanted to co-exist with Arabs but would firmly fight terrorism.