Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at his office in Jerusalem
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at his office in Jerusalem on December 2, 2014.
Gali Tibbon—Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accuses cabinet members of a “putsch”

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two of his most prominent ministers on Tuesday evening and called for new elections, underscoring his interest in establishing a right-wing government more loyal to his agenda.