Hyper Cacher, the kosher supermarket in Paris that suffered from a deadly hostage situation in January, reopened its doors on March 15th with the memories of the victims in mind.
The chief Palestinian negotiator expects Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next Israeli government and has declared that the Palestinians in turn will push forward with legal efforts at the International Criminal Court.
In the United States, the magic number on Election Day is 270, the number of Electoral College votes needed to win the presidency. In Israel, it’s 61, the number of seats needed to capture a majority in the 120-seat Knesset — and with it, the premiership.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, claiming victory for his Likud party in a close-call election on Tuesday, said he had invited other rightist politicians to join him in a coalition government “without delay.”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in Israel’s election on Tuesday after exit polls showed he had erased his center-left rivals’ lead with a hard rightward shift that saw him disavow a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state.