Deadline Looms as Netanyahu Opponents try to Form New Coalition Without Him
Opposition leader Yair Lapid, head of the Yesh Atid Party hopes to present a new coalition government to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin before his June 2nd deadline.
If successful, it would be the first Israeli government in more than ten years without Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister.
Lapid has a complicated task and is trying to form a coalition with parties from the left, right, and center along with a first – an Arab Islamist party. They have one common denominator: their opposition to Netanyahu.
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