Israel Election Results: Anti-Netanyahu Bloc Struggles to Agree on a Candidate for Prime Minister

Israel election 2021: The leaders of the camp, Lapid and Sa'ar and possibly Bennett, are seeking to oust Netanyahu, but aren't coordinating their efforts. In the meantime, Islamist leader Mansour Abbas wants to play kingmaker

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The maneuvering over the weekend to form a new government shows the confusion prevailing in the bloc seeking to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The leaders of the bloc, Yair Lapid, Gideon Sa’ar – and perhaps also Naftali Bennett, who has not committed himself to an anti-Netanyahu government – lack coordination and are separately positioning themselves to be tapped by President Reuven Rivlin to form the next government.

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