Latest David Levy Stories

2006-01-12 09:14:37

By Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel returned to its election campaign on Thursday with Ariel Sharon's main rival ordering his party's ministers to quit the cabinet as the prime minister remained unconscious after a massive stroke.

2006-01-12 07:23:54

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Three of the right-wing Likud party's four cabinet ministers resigned on Thursday in a move that will have no direct impact on the viability of Israel's caretaker government ahead of the March general election.

2006-01-12 03:48:52

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Cabinet ministers from the Likud party refused their leader Benjamin Netanyahu's order to quit Israel's coalition government on Thursday but planned to resign at the start of next week, Israeli media reported.

2005-12-19 20:05:57

By Tali Caspi TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu swept to victory to lead Israel's Likud party on Monday after the rightist faction was shattered last month by the defection of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

2005-12-19 18:41:44

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu was declared the winner on Tuesday of a leadership election of his rightist Likud party. "We have a leader - Benjamin Netanyahu," acting party chairman Danny Naveh told a cheering crowd.

2005-12-19 17:38:48

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu's top rival in the race to lead Israel's Likud party congratulated him on Tuesday after exit polls projected he would win the party primary, Channel One television said.

2005-12-19 18:20:16

By Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu swept to victory in a Likud party election on Monday to take the helm of the rightist faction shattered by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's defection, an exit poll showed.

2005-12-19 15:14:50

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu was set to win a leadership election in Israel's rightist Likud party on Monday, an Israel television and radio exit poll showed.

2005-12-13 02:57:21

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu has taken a commanding lead in the race for the leadership of Israel's Likud party after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon quit the post to form a new centrist movement, polls showed on Tuesday.

2005-12-11 03:31:16

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz quit the right-wing Likud party on Sunday to join Ariel Sharon in the prime minister's new Kadima faction ahead of a March general election, Israel Radio said.

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