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Parliament votes to dissolve itself amid major crisis

1 month ago   |   By RT

The decision by Israeli MPs paves the way for a fifth election in the Jewish state in less than four years
Israel's parliament, the Knesset, voted to dissolve itself on Thursday, meaning the Jewish state will hold its fifth election since 2019 later this year.
The 92-0 vote ended the premiership of Naftali Bennett, which became one of the shortest in the country's history. He was only sworn in as prime minister on June 13, 2021.
From midnight, Bennett will be replaced as prime minister by foreign minister and alternate prime minister, Yair Lapid. The two ruling coalition partners...
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Israel's Parliament Dissolves, Sets 5th Election in 4 Years

Israel's Parliament Dissolves, Sets 5th Election in 4 Years

1 month ago   |   By Time

Israel's parliament voted Thursday to dissolve itself and send the country to the polls in November for the fifth time in less than four years.
Yair Lapid, Israel's foreign minister and architect of the outgoing coalition government, will become the country's caretaker prime minister just after midnight on Friday. He will be the 14th person to hold that office, taking over from Naftali Bennett, Israel's shortest serving prime minister.
The government collapsed just over a year after it was formed in a historic move that saw longtime leader Benjamin Netanyahu ousted after 12 years in power...
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Israel's parliament dissolves, sets 5th election in 4 years

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Israel's parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to the polls for the fifth time in less than four years
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