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15 Jun
Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promises to 'overthrow the government at the first opportunity', during a meeting for the Kenesset's opposition factions in Jerusalem. Netanyahu was unseated after 12 years in power by a precarious coalition government headed by Jewish nationalist Naftali Bennett, but the fragile coalition faces stark challenges to hold onto power.
13 Jun
The Israeli Knesset will vote on whether to send Benjamin Netanyahu into opposition after 12 years as prime minister. A new coalition would comprise eight parties from across the political spectrum.
8 Jun
The Israeli prime minister hit out at a deal to end his second stint in office, pointing to promises by his former protege Naftali Bennett never to serve in government with centrist Yair Lapid.
5 Jun
Centrist Yair Lapid and nationalist Naftali Bennett were moving closer toward unseating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, if they can pull a disparate set of coalition partners together.
2 Jun
Naftali Bennett took a major step toward ending the 12-year rule of Benjamin Netanyahu, announcing that he would try to form a unity government with his opponents.
23 May
Israeli papers weigh in on Benjamin Netanyahu's resistance to growing calls for de-escalation in Gaza. We also take a look at a Washington Post editorial opposing the idea of offering people in the US money or other incentives in order to get vaccinated against Covid-19. We finish with the Guardian telling us about an unorthodox and smelly tourist attraction in San Francisco.
13 May
US President Joe Biden says that Israel has a right to defend itself, but after speaking with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu he hopes violent clashes with Palestinians will end "sooner than later." He adds that his national security staff has also spoken with the Egyptians, Saudis and Emiratis.
12 May
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Hamas and Islamic Jihad, that they pay a "heavy price" for firing rockets from Gaza into Israel. Hamas Islamists said they had fired 130 rockets towards Tel Aviv on Tuesday, unleashing a massive barrage on Israel's economic hub, in retaliation for an Israeli strike on a 12-storey tower near Gaza's coast.
7 Apr
Despite giving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the opportunity to form a government, Israel's president said "no candidate has a realistic chance" after the country's latest inconclusive election.
28 Mar
The 39th weekly protest against Israeli PM Netanyahu's alleged corruption and handling of the COVID-19 pandemic saw thousands gather in Jerusalem with only three days left for the parliamentary elections.
27 Mar
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praises a "tremendous achievement" as his party is on track to win the most seats in Israel's election - the fourth in less than two years - but he is not guaranteed to secure a majority.
27 Mar
Benjamin Netanyahu claimed a "huge win" after initial exit polls put his Likud party in the lead. However, his camp is likely to fall short of a majority, setting the stage for yet another deadlock.

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