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Israel Election Results: Why It’s Proving So Hard to Form a Coalition Government

Israel election 2021: Thirteen parties will be represented in the next Knesset, but unless at least one of them retracts a campaign pledge about who it will work with in the next government, a fifth election beckons this summer

Amir Tibon
Amir Tibon
Amir Tibon
Amir Tibon

The bottom line of last week’s election is clear: For the fourth time in two years, Benjamin Netanyahu failed to secure the majority that would allow him to cancel his criminal indictment. His corruption trial is set to resume in Jerusalem District Court next Monday.

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