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New coalition set to oust Israeli PM Netanyahu

By Straight Arrow News

(AP) — Opponents of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition, paving the way for the ouster of the longtime Israeli leader.

The dramatic announcement by opposition leader Yair Lapid and his main coalition partner, Naftali Bennett, came moments before a midnight deadline and prevented the country from plunging into what would have been its fifth consecutive election in just over two years.

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives to attend a conference in Jerusalem January 8, 2020 REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo

(AP) — Opponents of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition, paving the way for the ouster of the longtime Israeli leader.

The dramatic announcement by opposition leader Yair Lapid and his main coalition partner, Naftali Bennett, came moments before a midnight deadline and prevented the country from plunging into what would have been its fifth consecutive election in just over two years.

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives to attend a conference in Jerusalem January 8, 2020 REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo

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