Israeli PM Netanyahu’s troubles unlikely to abate even if no-confidence vote fails

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May 23, 2024, 08:33 PM

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May 23, 2024, 08:25 PM

LONDON – The government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a vote of no-confidence in Parliament, tabled by the country’s left-wing Labour Party opposition.

Labour marked the first day of the new legislative session in the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, on May 20 by submitting a vote of no-confidence, accusing Mr Netanyahu and his Cabinet colleagues of having “failed miserably in managing the state in all its aspects”, and particularly in “providing security for the citizens of Israel”.

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