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Netanyahu Rivals to Cooperate on Forming New Government

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief rival said Monday that he has agreed with a smaller party to work together to form a new government following national elections last week. “We discussed questions of fundamental principle and determined...
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Israel’s Arabs Poised to Gain New Voice After Tight Election

JERUSALEM — Israel's Arab coalition appears poised to emerge as the main opposition bloc following Tuesday's election, a historic first that would grant a new platform to a long-marginalized minority. In absolute terms, the Arab bloc appears to have repeate...
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Top Rivals Join Forces in Challenge to Israel’s Netanyahu

JERUSALEM — The two main challengers to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined forces Thursday in a united front ahead of April elections, a dramatic move that upended the campaign and suddenly created the most serious threat to the Israeli leader's decade-l...