Netanyahu scrambles for allies as deadline to form government looms

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a Likud party meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem May 29, 2019. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to cobble together parliamentary support for a coalition on Wednesday, just hours ahead of a deadline to form a new government or face the possible end of his decade of combative leadership of Israel. In a parallel countdown, the 120-seat assembly debated a motion to dissolve itself […]

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