. Netanyahu short for right-wing coalition, would need Arab support « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Jerusalem Post -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would not be able to form a government, according to preliminary results from 97% of the regular polling stations reported by the Central Elections Committee unless he gains support from the Arab-Islamist Ra’am Party.

Netanyahu’s bloc of Likud, Shas, United Torah Judaism and the Religious Party was found to have won 59 seats along with Yamina, two short of a majority. Ra’am’s leader Mansour Abbas has collaborated in the past with Netanyahu

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