Likud Wins Long-battled Chairmanship of Prestigious Knesset Committee

Two Likud legislators to chair Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee in rotation; Yesh Atid's Shelah rejects deputy minister proposal.

The battle for the chairmanship of the Knesset most prestigious committee is apparently coming to an end this week, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid, the leaders of the two largest factions in the Knesset, appear to have agreed on a compromise.