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Benjamin Netanyahu to remain in power in Israel after formation of coalition government with Benny Gantz

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival have forged a deal to form a coalition government, ending months of political paralysis and averting what would have been a fourth consecutive election in just over a year.

Mr Netanyahu and former military chief Benny Gantz, leader of the Blue and White party, signed the power-sharing agreement after weeks of negotiations for what they termed a “national emergency” government meant to steer the country through the coronavirus outbreak.

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Although Mr Netanyahu repeatedly came up short in three…

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