As mandate passes to Netanyahu rival Gantz, all eyes now on Mandelblit
The attorney general’s decisions on whether to indict Netanyahu—expected during Gantz’s 28-day period to form a government—may determine whether Israel is headed to a third election • Bennett: “It’s time for Blue and White to climb down from the anti-Netanyahu tree.”
Israel’s holiday government
It’s not an electoral impasse per se, but Jewish festivities in September and part of October that shut everything down for a month.
Erdoğan, Putin reach ‘historic agreement’ on Syria ‘buffer zone’
As U.S. forces leave the region, Russia and Turkey agree on a joint plan to push Kurdish YPG fighters out of a 20-mile strip along the Syria-Turkey border.