For better or for worse, various countries around the world charted a new course last year. What lies ahead for 2016?
Tough call: Benjamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett.
Benjamin Netanyahu has kept his government going by doing a deal with a party even more right-wing than his former allies. There could be trouble ahead.
‘Now I’m gladhanding you in droves’.
A startling election victory has delivered the Likud leader with a range of options and left the opposition in disarray.
By bringing together Arab political parties in the Joint List, Ayman Odeh has emerged as leader of the third-largest party in Israel.
The emergence of the Joint List as the third-largest party is evidence of both Israeli democracy and a growing awareness among the nation's Arab citizens of their power to influence its direction.
Damage control: Netanyahu interviewed for NBC.
EPA/Amos Ben Gershom
Israel's triumphant prime minister has always made a habit of testing alliances to breaking point. Has he gone too far this time?
He did it.
"Oy givalt, don't scare me like that!" But that's exactly what candidate Benjamin Netanyahu did in the last five days of the campaign. And it worked.
A good night for Netanyahu.
Our two scholars look at the longer term consequences of this week's elections: in Israel and in the US.
Victory all the sweeter for being thought unlikely.
The Likud Party, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has won a dramatic victory in the Israeli election that few had predicted.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rival and Isaac Herzog are pictured together as billboards rotate.
Today's elections in Israel could be one of the most significant in the country’s recent history.
Could Israel’s second-longest serving PM be staring at defeat?
If Israel's right-wing government hadn't tried to shut Arab parties out of the Knesset, it might be doing better in the election now.
Will he still be prime minister of Israel at the end of the week?
Why the 2015 Israeli elections are witness to big shifts in how minorities vote and why that's bad news for Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israel needs change – but will it get any?
Campaign has been fought largely on security issues when the most pressing needs are socio-economic.
Brooklyn, NY: What do they think about Israel?
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On the eve of elections in Israel, a snapshot of the divisions in American Jewish opinion toward the Jewish state and what lies behind them.
Syrian refugees cross the border into Turkey, one of several states that are already vulnerable to ethnic and demographic tensions.
The flows of refugees from the conflicts in Iraq and Syria are yet another driver of demographic changes that are threatening to destabilise other states long regarded as strong and democratic.
Benjamin Netanyahu was the first foreign leader to be invited to address Congress without a US president’s consent or knowledge.
For many Israelis, the potential danger of a bad deal with Iran pales in comparison to the damage caused to US-Israeli relations by Benjamin Netanyahu’s trickery.
On the road.
Israel will hold an early general election on March 17. The campaign is already in full swing – and it is not confined to Israel’s borders. In the wake of anti-Semitic attacks in Copenhagen. This has infuriated…