LIVE BLOG Israeli Coalition Is Formed, as Yesh Atid, Habayit Hayehudi Sign Agreement

Coalition formed one day before extension due to expire; Netanyahu to advise Peres Saturday evening; Bennett: We promised to return Jewish spirit to the state, now we have the tools to do it.

Ending a week of turbulent coalition negotiations, Yesh Atid and Habayit Hayehudi signed an agreement to join the governing coalition led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday afternoon. With the parties signing the agreement, Israel's coalition was formed one day before the extension granted to Netanyahu by the president was due to expire.