Critics say the deal, which they see as lopsided, could embolden Hezbollah.
The prime minister skirted a vote to dissolve Israel's parliament by agreeing to allow a September primary election within his centrist Kadima Party.
The exercise involved more than 100 jet fighters, helicopters, and air-refueling tankers, according to a new report.
The authors of 'The Israel Lobby and US Foreign Policy' said Thursday that the special-interest group is leading the charge for attacking Iran and damaging US interests.
Corruption allegations by a US businessman have prompted the defense minister to call for him to step down.
The Shas Party, a key part of Israel's governing coalition, is pushing settlement growth.
The Palestinian attack on Monday has prompted many to say the wall should extend to the border between Israel and Egypt.
Palestinian militants and Egypt restored some order on the border Sunday, and Hamas gains leverage in negotiations.
In Jerusalem Wednesday, the president called for two democracies, Israel and Palestine, to live side by side.