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Why Netanyahu wants early elections

by Jonathan Cook, The View From Nazareth

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu held a press conference late on Tuesday at which he launched into a tirade against two centre-right ministers he had fired from his government earlier that day.

Israel is almost certainly now heading into elections, expected in March, two years after Netanyahu formed his third government, widely seen as the most right wing in Israel’s history. Continue reading Why Netanyahu wants early elections