Parliament to vote on new Israeli government on Sunday, Knesset speaker says

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s legislature will vote on Sunday on approving a new government, the speaker of parliament said on Tuesday, a move that will unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the country’s longest-serving leader. If the coalition of right-wing, left-wing, centrist and Arab parties wins the vote of confidence, it will be sworn in on the same day, marking the end of Netanyahu’s 12-year run as prime minister and his replacement by nationalist Naftali Bennett. Last Wednesday, centrist Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid announced that he and Bennett, a former defence minister wh…

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