Israel’s Arab party support pushes Gantz ahead of Netanyahu

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin speaks as he meet members of the Likud Party as he began talks with political parties over who should form a new government, at his residence in Jerusalem September 22, 2019. Menachen Kahana/Pool via REUTERS

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s Arab-dominated Joint List party moved on Sunday to back the center-left bloc of Benny Gantz, who is challenging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing alliance, to form a new government. With final results all but in, neither Gantz nor Netanyahu command a majority in parliament, so the Arab List’s decision to end […]

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