Netanyahu forms coalition government with far-right party

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A combined picture made of file images of Naftali Bennett (L, 27 October 2014), head of Israel's Jewish Home party, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R, 14 December 2014) each in Jerusalem, Israel.

The coalition government has just one seat advantage in the Israeli parliament


Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, struggled to form a coalition government and he announced its formation just fifteen minutes before the final deadline.

“Israel now has a government,” Naftali Bennett, the head of the far-right Jewish Home party announced at parliament on Wednesday. Bennett is well-known for his hardline rhetoric as he has repeatedly stressed that his party will do everything possible to block the formation of a Palestinian state. The members of the Jewish home Pa...


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