Prime minister's Likud party continuing negotiations with far-right and ultra-Orthodox groups after winning March election.
Hacker collective strikes dozens of Israeli websites but fails to hinder government's online presence.
Convincing Congress to accept the Iran nuclear framework agreement will be a daunting political challenge for Obama.
Netanyahu has not yet publicly commented on the matter.
Israeli PM tells cabinet of a "Iran-Lausanne-Yemen axis" threatening humanity.
The Congressional Black Caucus may decide whether Obama's critics nix a nuclear deal with Iran.
Even among those who despaired about the Likud victory, the American reaction seems too much.
Europe's nationalist parties are rushing to support formerly reviled Israel as an ally against the 'scourge' of Islamisation.
The Israeli Prime Minister qualified a controversial pre-election statement, saying he still seeks a two-state solution but the time may not be right for one just now.
Benjamin Netanyahu's disavowal of the two-state solution could lead to a shift in U.S.-Israeli ties.
Pollsters and the "Tel Aviv bubble" underestimated Netanyahu's political skills.
In the run-up to the vote, Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to continue building settlements.
Turnout was high in the close contest between Isaac Herzog and Benjamin Netanyahu.
TV news said Likud and the Zionist Union had secured 27 seats each in the 120-member Knesset.
Netanyahu facing challenge to secure fourth term as he promises more settlements, no Palestinian state in final push
The Israeli election has exposed public fatigue with Benjamin Netanyahu's stress on national security rather than socio-economic problems.
The three-term leader is trailing his center-left opponent Isaac Herzog in opinion polls.
Zionist Union poised to secure more Knesset seats than Netanyahu's Likud, raising prospects of center-left coalition.