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Israel protest against unity government Israelis demonstrate against Netanyahu-Gantz unity government

Thousands protested against Benjamin Netanyahu continuing on as the Israeli prime minister while corruption cases against him are pending. Protesters accused the two sides of trying to “crush democracy”

Unity government formed Israel The ‘new’ in Israel’s next govt.: Netanyahu as PM, annexation of Palestinian land to continue

As per the agreement, Benjamin Netanyahu will serve as the prime minister for the first one-and-a-half years, followed by Benny Gantz for an equal period of time. The annexation of the Jordan Valley and illegal settlements will continue as planned

COVID-19 Black flag protest Israel Israelis condemn Netanyahu’s anti-democratic COVID-19 measures

Protesters of the Black Flag movement demonstrated against Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who faces several corruption charges, and protested his government’s anti-democratic and anti-privacy COVID-19 measures

Israel government formation In a surprise U-turn, Benny Gantz partners with arch rival Netanyahu to form national government

Benny Gantz broke his Blue and White alliance and reached an agreement with Benjamin Netanyahu which will see the latter become the prime minister for the first three years in a national unity government

Israel elections Israel’s third election since April shows fractures in polity

The third round of elections in less than a year will be held on March 2, 2020. This follows the breakdown of talks to form a national unity government on the issue of Benjamin Netanyahu’s immunity from prosecution

Benny Gantz will struggle to form a government in Israel

Gantz, the leader of the Blue and White party, has 28 days to try to obtain the support of 61 legislators. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu admitted defeat in this endeavor on Monday

Israel elections Is the era of Benjamin Netanyahu over?

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party has secured fewer seats than its main rival, the Blue and White alliance, in the Knesset elections. The Joint Arab List emerged as the third largest force

Elections in Israel: a race to the bottom

The elections to the Knesset on April 9 are likely to see the victory of forces that believe in further suppressing the rights of Palestinians, and dismiss all chances of peace

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