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Israel Dissolves Parliament, Gives Reason

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Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign – the second this year – after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead.

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Israel’s newly elected Knesset dissolved itself early on Thursday.
The Knesset voted 74-45 in favor of dissolving itself and setting a new election date for September 17.
It’s a shocking setback from Netanyahu, who had appeared to secure a comfortable win in last month’s election.

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But he was unable to build a parliamentary majority to rule because a traditional ally, AvigdorLieberman, refused to bring his Yisrael Beiteinu faction into the coalition

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