Israel: Netanyahu Fails to Form Coalition Government

HeadlineOct 22, 2019

In Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a coalition government following last month’s election. Netanyahu’s rival, former army chief of staff Benny Gantz, will now have a chance to assemble a majority of lawmakers. Netanyahu and Gantz’s parties both won a nearly identical number of seats in September’s elections, with neither winning a controlling majority.

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