Israel’s Knesset approves new coalition, ending Benjamin Netanyahu’s record 12 years in office

//Israel’s Knesset approves new coalition, ending Benjamin Netanyahu’s record 12 years in office

Israel’s Knesset approves new coalition, ending Benjamin Netanyahu’s record 12 years in office

Israel’s parliament approved a new coalition government on Sunday that sent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into the opposition after a record 12 years in office and a political crisis that sparked four elections in two years.Naftali Bennett, the head of a small ultranationalist party, was sworn in as prime minister after a narrow 60-59 vote in parliament. But if he wants to keep the job, he will have to maintain an unwieldy coalition of parties from the political right, left and centre.The…

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