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Giving alternative gov’t a chance, Orbach delays Knesset dispersal process to Monday

Although the Knesset approved the first of four votes on Wednesday to voluntarily disband, rebel Yamina MK Nir Orbach will halt the dispersal process until Monday to give the Likud-led…

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November 1 said emerging as likely date for upcoming Knesset elections

November 1 is emerging as the most likely date for the next general election as coalition and opposition lawmakers negotiate on the date of Israel’s fifth vote in less than…

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Shaked says willing to join Netanyahu-led coalition in current Knesset

Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked on Wednesday said she was open to joining a government led by opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu in the current Knesset, as the ruling factions race to…

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Knesset passes initial vote to disperse, setting Israel on path to elections

The coalition led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett cleared the first major hurdle on its path to ending the current government on Wednesday, passing the first of the four votes…

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Coalition to begin process of dissolving Knesset, heralding return to upheaval

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s coalition is set to to hold the first in a series of votes for its own dissolution on Wednesday morning, as Israel’s short-lived “change government” calls…

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Knesset appears to kill bill that would bar Netanyahu from becoming premier

A bill seeking to bar a lawmaker charged with a serious crime from becoming prime minister faces slim chances of being made law after the Knesset presidium refused to include…

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Knesset dispersal likely to delay Israeli entry into US Visa Waiver Program

Dispersing Knesset likely to delay visa waiver for Israelis visiting US As the government moves forward with plans to dissolve the Knesset, a senior official in the US embassy warns…

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Coalition places Knesset dissolution bill on Wednesday’s legislative agenda

The coalition on Tuesday pushed up its timeline for Knesset disbandment, adding its dispersal bill to Wednesday’s legislative agenda. The Knesset Presidium approved the addition, provided that the Knesset House…

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As Bennett dissolves Knesset to save settler law, a new set of challenges await

Although Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s decision to close the chapter on his own government on Monday evening surprised many of his coalition partners, the reasons for his government’s demise were…

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Coalition looking to dissolve Knesset as soon as Wednesday in bid to foil opposition

The coalition is likely to bring forward the vote to dissolve the Knesset to Wednesday in a bid to foil plans by the opposition to form an alternative government, a…

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