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Israel Dissolves Parliament, Faces Fifth Election in Four Years

  • Yair Lapid takes over as prime minister until new govt formed
  • Ex-premier Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud leads opinion polls
Yair Lapid

Yair Lapid

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Israel’s parliament voted on Thursday to dissolve itself and paved the way to the country’s fifth election in less than four years after a fragile governing coalition collapsed.