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Politics
Le ministre des Affaires étrangères Yaïr Lapid et le leader de l'opposition Benyamin Netanyahou à la Knesset le 8 novembre 2021.

Majority of Israelis don't think elections will break deadlock - survey

57.5 percent of Israelis surveyed see a low likelihood that elections will lead to a stable government

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Defense
Le Premier ministre israélien Benyamin Netanyahou (à droite) et Yair Lapid lors d'une réunion à Jérusalem le 7 octobre 2014

Lapid invites Netanyahu for security briefing amid dispute over procedure

Opposition leader reportedly does not want to get direct updates from Lapid, only from the military secretary

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Politics
The empty assembly hall of the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem, on June 27, 2022.

Israel: Parties threaten filibuster over Metro Bill before parliament dispersal

Israel's opposition wants to block the bill, as it would be a victory for the coalition

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Diplomacy
L'ambassadeur américain en Israël Thomas Richard Nides lors de sa cérémonie de prestation de serment en tant que nouvel ambassadeur en Israël, à la résidence du président à Jérusalem, le 5 décembre 2021.

US ambassador urges passage of visa waiver bills held up by opposition

Likud-led opposition preventing passage of two bills required for Israel to join US Visa Waiver Program

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Politics
Yamina parliament member Nir Orbach attends a meeting of the Arrangements Committee at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, on June 9, 2021.

Israel: Renegade MK delays parliament dispersal process to Monday

The bill to dissolve parliament is currently at the Knesset's House Committee, headed by Nir Orbach

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Politics
Opposition leader and head of the Likud party Benjamin Netanyahu leads a Likud party meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on May 9, 2022.

Netanyahu: 'I intend to form a strong, forceful government'

Opposition leader hails end of coalition, says open to alternative government but ready for new elections

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Politics
Benjamin Netanyahu (R) seen with Gideon Saar seen during a meeting in the Knesset (Israeli parliament) in Jerusalem on December 09, 2013.

Israeli opposition plans to vote on dispersing Knesset, forcing new elections

PM Bennett cautious of putting forward bill aimed against Netanyahu

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Politics
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett leads a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on May 8, 2022.

Poll shows majority of Israelis want Bennett government to end

56 percent of Israelis think the current gov’t shouldn’t “continue to exist”

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Politics
Right-wing Israeli activists protest in Jerusalem, on April 4, 2022.

Poll reveals binary split among Israeli voters

'Both sides see it in a very negative way. This feeling that is shared by all voters is realistic'

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Politics
Right to left: Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Foreign Affairs Minister Yair Lapid and Defense Minister Benny Gantz at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem on June 6, 2022.

Israeli parliament fails to pass Jewish settlers law in blow to coalition

Knesset plenum rejects first reading of bill that has been approved every five years since 1967

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Diplomacy
Indian workers hang a billboard bearing the national flags of Israel and India in Ahmedabad on January 16, 2018.

Israel's Gantz takes off for India after delays

Gantz was expected to travel to New Delhi on Wednesday afternoon to mark 30 years of security ties

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Politics
A meeting of the right-wing opposition parties at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, on May 30, 2022.

Israel: Right-wing opposition members vow to defeat all coalition bills

The goal of the majority of the opposition is to form an alternative government headed by Benjamin Netanyahu

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Politics
Leader of the opposition and head of the Likud party Benjamin Netanyahu leads a Likud party meeting at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem on May 23, 2022.

Israel: Opposition says it won’t bring parliament dispersal bill to vote

A bill to disperse the Knesset is one of three ways to topple the government

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Politics
A discussion at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem on May 9, 2022.

Israeli coalition crisis: 2 no-confidence motions rejected

Knesset plenum votes down no-confidence motions submitted by Likud and Shas

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Politics
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett leads a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on May 8, 2022.

Israel's parliament reopens, opposition mulls bill to bring down government

'The government has lost its Knesset majority — it has no public legitimacy, and it is illegitimate'

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Politics
Le Premier ministre israélien Naftali Bennett dirige une réunion du cabinet à son bureau à Jérusalem le 1er mai 2022

Israel: Opposition demands Bennett resign at special parliament meeting

'I call on Naftali Bennett to resign and allow Benjamin Netanyahu to return and form a government'

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Politics
Right-wing activists call for the return of former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during a demonstration against the current government in Jerusalem, April 4, 2022.

Netanyahu tells 'weak' government to 'go home' at rally

Opposition leader delivers remarks after shock exit of coalition whip Idit Silman

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Politics
Lawmaker Idit Silman leads a committee meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on November 30, 2021.

Coalition crisis: Reactions to Idit Silman's defection

Former coalition allies express disappointment, while opposition embraces lawmaker

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Africa
The signing ceremony of Sudanese President Salva Kiir and South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar re-committing to the peace deal, at the State House in Juba, South Sudan, on April 3, 2022.

South Sudan government and opposition re-commit to peace deal

Although a peace agreement was signed in 2018, opposing forces frequently clash

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Africa
Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera delivers his speech during his inaugural ceremony in Bangui, Central African Republic, on March 30, 2021.

C. African Republic launches peace talks without rebels, opposition

'We are all mobilized around ideas for peace... There is no taboo subject'

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Africa
Women from the Murle ethnic group wait for food distribution by the United Nations World Food Programme in Gumuruk, South Sudan, on June 10, 2021.

South Sudan: Hundreds killed in violence between June-Sept 2021

At least 440 civilians killed, 18 wounded, 74 abducted, and 80,000 displaced in violence

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Politics
A plenum session in the assembly hall of the parliament (Knesset) on December 15, 2021.

Israel: bill on connecting illegal West Bank outposts to power grid fails

Levin accuses Prime Minister Bennett of 'turning a cold shoulder to the children of the young settlements'

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Iran & Eastern States
A national flag of Iran waves in front of the building of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, in Vienna, Austria, December 17, 2021.

Exiled Iran opposition claims state TV hacking

'During a period of 10 seconds, the faces and voices of hypocrites appeared on (our) Channel One'

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Africa
A man looks on at a burned warehouse, allegedly looted by Tigray rebels, in Shewa Robit, Ethiopia, December 05, 2021.

Ethiopia frees opposition leaders, urges political dialogue

Some leaders of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front were among those freed, including the group's founder