14 May 2020

Israel swears in new government after 3 deadlocked elections

Israel is swearing in a new government later today after a year and a half of political paralysis and three deadlocked elections. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will serve a historic fifth term in office due to a power-sharing deal with his biggest rival and leader of the Blue and White

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03 Mar 2020

Exit polls: Netanyahu short of majority in Israel vote

Exit polls on Israeli TV stations have shown that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party has captured 59 seats in Monday’s vote, which is two short of the majority that constitutes a victory. The Likud party emerged as the largest party in the country’s third election in under a year,

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12 Dec 2019

Israel Faces Third Consecutive Vote After Parliament Deadline Passes

Israel plans to hold its third election in less than a year after lawmakers failed to find a consensus candidate to form a government before the deadline. This prolongs months of political stalemate at a critical time for Israel’s national security as it faces threats ranging from Iran to militants

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