Without Yisrael Beiteinu’s five seats, Benjamin Netanyahu has no parliamentary majority [File: Amir Cohen/Reuters]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future is at stake as he has until midnight to form a coalition government. If the premier fails, he is expected to push parliament to hold snap elections.
Negotiations on forming Israel’s new government are coming down to the wire, with newly reelected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu trying to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline.
Netanyahu was reelected prime minister on April 9, and he has been trying to form a coalition government during six weeks of difficult negotiations.
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