Israelis went to the polls this week, essentially re-electing incumbent Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu to a fifth term. He now has 28 days to form a coalition government in order to take a majority in the 120-seat Knesset. Mr Netanyahu’s Likud Party took 35 seats, the same number as its closest rival, the centrist Blue & White Party of former IDF chief-of-staff Benny Gantz. With five right-wing parties between them filling a majority 65 seats, the odds are on Likud leading the...
Netanyahu: Record Fifth Term
Published on Fri, 12 Apr 2019 - Volume: 62 Issue: 15Print
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