Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid have formed a coalition to try to oust PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Here's what that would mean for Israel and the U.S. RELATED:
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has yet to comment on the political earthquake shaking Israel, which could depose his longtime friend and sometimes nemesis Benjamin Netanyahu as the country's powerful prime minister.
On Wednesday evening, Netanyahu’s opponents, led by right-wing politician Naftali Bennett and centrist Yair Lapid, beat the clock to finalize a coalition government that would end Netanyahu's 12-year rule. The agreement still needs to be approved by Israel's parliament, the Knesset, in a vote that was expected to take place Thursday.
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