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Proposal to establish Arrangements Committee passes 61-0, with right-wing and religious lawmakers allied with Netanyahu boycotting; panel will have Blue and White majority.
PM, other Likud ministers, reportedly argued that not extending limitations to parliament could endanger at-risk lawmakers, but AG ruled government has no authority over Knesset.
Party dismisses reports that leader Gantz willing to dissolve it to join unity government in which he would serve as PM after Netanyahu.
Rivlin tells Edelstein he can’t let health crisis ‘harm our democratic system,’ after lawmaker from Netanyahu’s party shuts down parliament; Blue and White to petition High Court.
'Give this people a government,' pleads president in speech to near-empty chamber; Likud’s Tzachi Hanegbi arrives to take oath despite exposure to suspected COVID-19 patient
Coronavirus steps expected to cause $12 billion loss to Israel’s economy.
Likud gains 235,554 more votes than in last election, confirmed as largest party ahead of Blue and White with 33 seats.
Controversial comments by Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef targeting Israelis from former Soviet state prompted backlash, with Netanyahu labeling them 'outrageous'.
After hard-fought campaign seen as referendum on longtime leader’s rule, Likud predicted to win 36-37 seats, significantly more than Gantz’s Blue and White, with 32-33.
Around 800 visitors from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Azerbaijan attended the ‘Taglit in the Flourishing Desert’ event.
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