Israel has no chance of a permanent peace accord with the Palestinians, a powerful political partner of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
Avigdor Lieberman was charged on Sunday with fraud and breach of trust, allegations that prompted his resignation as foreign minister two weeks ago.
"Yossi, you don't get it. I understand the politics of negroes," Dan Gertler once bragged of his talent for cutting audacious deals with the DRC.
Israel said on Wednesday the use foreign-born Israeli identities by a hit squad suspected of killing a Hamas militant did not prove Mossad did it.
Iran's defence minister warned Israel on Monday against launching any attack on the country, saying it would speed up the Jewish state's own demise.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday vowed to stand down if indicted on graft charges.
Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud signed a coalition deal with the ultra-Orthodox Shas party on Monday, bringing the leader closer to forming a government.
Israeli prime minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu signed his first coalition agreement overnight with the ultranationalist Israel Beiteinu party.
Benjamin Netanyahu, the hawkish leader of Israel's Likud party, has not given up hope of forging a broad coalition government.
Final results confirmed the Kadima party narrowly won the election but suggested Likud is better placed to form a government.
A right-wing party quit Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's government on Wednesday, condemning his peace talks with the Palestinians and leaving him even more politically vulnerable. Olmert had his majority in the 120-member Parliament cut from 78 seats to 67 after Yisrael Beiteinu's defection.
Senior Israeli officials warned on Friday that they were still considering a military strike against Iran, despite a fresh United States intelligence report that concluded Tehran was no longer developing nuclear weapons. Although Israel says it wants strong diplomatic pressure put on Iran, it is reluctant to rule out the threat of a unilateral attack.