Sunday, June 13, 2021

Naftali Bennett Sworn In As Israel's New Prime Minister

 

Daily Mail: Naftali Bennett becomes Israeli’s new Prime Minister as parliament votes in coalition government ending Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12 years in power 

* Israel's parliament voted 60-59 in favour of the new coalition government on Sunday and shortly afterwards, Naftali Bennett was sworn in as prime minister 

* Bennett will now preside over a diverse and fragile coalition comprised of eight ideologically different parties 

* He will be prime minister until September 2023 before handing the power over to Yair Lapid, the leader of centrist Yesh Atid party, for a further two years as part of a power-sharing deal. 

* Ahead of the vote, a parliamentary debate became heated as Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to 'topple' the new coalition, which is led by Bennett Naftali 

Bennett has become Israel's new Prime Minister after the country's parliament voted in his coalition government, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's record 12 years in power. 

Israel's parliament narrowly voted 60-59 in favour of the new government on Sunday and shortly afterwards, Bennett was sworn in as prime minister. 

Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu turned bitter rival, will now preside over a diverse and fragile coalition comprised of eight parties with deep ideological differences.  

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WNU Editor: Former Israeli Prime Minister was ousted by a 60 - 59 vote. That is a super close vote by an alliance that is fractious at best. Benjamin Netanyahu may come back in the next election. 

More News On Naftali Bennett Becoming Israeli’s New Prime Minister  

Netanyahu out as new Israeli government approved -- BBC  

Israel's new prime minister is sworn in, ending Netanyahu's 12-year grip on power -- CNN 

Israeli coalition ousts Netanyahu as prime minister after 12 years -- The Guardian  

Israel parliament confirms coalition, ousting Netanyahu -- DW  

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ousted from office, opponent Naftali Bennett takes control -- ABC News (Australia)  

Bennett becomes Israel's prime minister, ending Natanyahu's 12-year reign -- UPI  

Israel swears in new coalition, ending Netanyahu’s long rule -- AP  

Netanyahu ousted following Knesset vote -- ABC News  

Netanyahu’s Record-Long Era as Israel’s Leader Ends -- Bloomberg  

World reacts to new government in Israel, end of Netanyahu era -- Al Jazeera

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Anonymous said...


With all these various power seekers I think Israel will have some tumultuous times ahead.

Tumultuous. 4 u's in a ten letter word. 40% u's. Who the heck is responsible for this goofy language?

Anonymous said...

Its funny how Covid has changed my perceptions of people. I've always thought Netanyahu was a good intelligent leader. Just a perception I had of him. Then I see him, a person vaccinated, wearing a mask in a sea of unmasked people, outside on a sunny day and I think, "What a fooking idiot."

Ron