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Israeli opposition parties agree to form unity government to oust Netanyahu

Israeli opposition parties announced a coalition deal minutes before a midnight deadline on Wednesday, in an attempt to oust Israel’s longest serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

The coalition government must receive a vote of confidence in parliament, which is not expected for several days, giving Netanyahu time to pursue potential defectors.
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