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  • Israel to swear in Netanyahu-Gantz unity government

    Ceremony will end political deadlock that has dragged on for more than 500 days Israel’s new unity government is due to be sworn in on Thursday evening, following a deal made by rivals Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz to end a political deadlock that has dragged on for more than 500 days. Under the power-sharing agreement, Netanyahu, currently interim leader, will remain in the role for 18 months before handing over to Gantz, a former army chief, for the remainder of a three-year term....

    the Guardian
  • They call it a unity government. But it leaves Israel as divided as ever

    The opposition leaders who came within a seat or two of ousting Netanyahu broke with the entire premise of their campaign—and gave Bibi yet another term in office.

    Newsweek
  • Israel swears in unity government after long political crisis

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz agree to share power amid virus crisis.

    BBC News
  • Israel set to swear in Netanyahu-Gantz unity government

    Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel was poised to swear in a unity government Sunday after three elections, more than 500 days of limbo and a delay on the home stretch, as the country hopes to end the longest political crisis in its history.The coalition government was agreed last month between veteran right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu [

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