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Benjamin Netanyahu has lost his 12-year hold on power in Israel after the country's parliament voted in a new coalition government.

Right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett, of the Yamina party, will be sworn in as the new prime minister.

Mr Bennett will hold office until September 2023 as part of a power-sharing deal.

He will hand then over to Yair Lapid, leader of the centrist Yesh Atid, for a further two years.


  Comments - 5

  • Ben Monday, 14 June 2021 09:45 AM

    Israel is surrounded by enemies,such a country needs strong powerful government,which can keep suicidal terrorists at bay

    Cedric Emmanuel Monday, 14 June 2021 11:05 AM

    You reap what you sow!

    Yahuu Monday, 14 June 2021 11:13 AM

    Hilarious! Net and yahoo was on a path to eliminate the Palestinians from the face of the earth. Israel may need a powerful government but not a maniac at the helm. He has acted with total impunity.

    Living Abroad Monday, 14 June 2021 11:36 AM

    Learn History!

    Genocide Monday, 14 June 2021 11:01 AM

    Hope Netanyahu will vanish for good from this earth.


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