Netanyahu, Lieberman Agree to Raise Electoral Threshold; Opposition Calls Move anti-Arab

Upping threshold will make it harder for small parties to get elected; opposition factions claim Lieberman promoting bill to force Arab parties out of the Knesset.

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The electoral threshold for parties wishing to enter the Knesset will be raised from 2 percent to 3.25 percent, according to an agreement between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor...