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Israel’s 1st Govt not led by Netanyahu in 12 years starts work

Jerusalem, Israel | XINHUA |  Israel’s first government in 12 years not led by Benjamin Netanyahu began its work on Monday. The country’s new prime minister Naftali Bennett and his predecessor Netanyahu met on Monday afternoon for a transition meeting, Bennett’s office said in a statement. The formal handover ceremony …

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Ousted Netanyahu vows to topple Israeli new gov’t

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Israel’s former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Monday to topple the new government, a day after the country’s longest-serving ex-leader was ousted by an eight-party diverse coalition government. Netanyahu made the remark during a meeting of the opposition parties, which he convened for the first …

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End of the Netanyahu era

Jerusalem, Israel | XINHUA | Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year reign comes to an end after Israel’s Parliament approved a new coalition government with Naftali Bennett the new Prime Minister. Netanyahu now becomes the leader of Israel’s opposition, as he has been forced out of office after 12 consecutive years, making him the country’s …

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Israel and Hamas agree to Friday ceasefire

Jerusalem, Israel | XINHUA |  Both Israel and Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, have accepted an Egyptian-brokered deal to cease fighting at 2 a.m. Friday local time (2300 GMT Thursday) to end the 11-day bloodshed. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office announced that the Israeli security cabinet approved on …

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UN chief calls for unified Security Council over Israeli-Palestinian conflict

New York, US | XINHUA |  UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for a unified Security Council over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and regretted the lack of multilateralism. Asked what the secretary-general expects from Sunday’s emergency meeting of the Security Council on the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian escalation, Guterres’ spokesman Stephane Dujarric …

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