Israeli opposition heads agree to form gov’t, boot Netanyahu out
Al Jazeera, 03 Jun 2021
A last-minute coalition deal by Israeli opposition parties looks set to end Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year reign.
Yair Lapid, the leader of the centrist Yesh Atid party has informed President Reuven Rivlin that a coalition of eight parties had been formed.
Under the coalition deal, the head of the right-wing Yamina party, Naftali Bennett would serve as prime minister for two years and Lapid the final two.
But Israel's parliament, the Knesset still needs to vote on the deal.
Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from West Jerusalem, Israel.
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