In our news wrap Thursday, Israel is officially headed for its third election in less than a year. Lawmakers set a date after both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz failed to form a governing coalition. Also, search…
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was given the first opportunity to form a government but he failed to build a 61-seat majority.
By Joseph Krauss, Associated Press
The Arab bloc in Israel’s parliament broke with tradition Sunday and endorsed Blue and White party chairman Benny Gantz for prime minister, giving the former military chief an edge for the job over incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu.
By Aron Heller, Associated Press
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