In surprise deal, Israeli leader cancels election

Dec 25 2013

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office, Monday, May 7, 2012. Netanyahu said Monday his Likud Party is going to propose Sept. 4 as the date for early elections. (AP Photo/Gali Tibbon, Pool)In a stunning reversal, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called off early elections after reaching a deal to bring the main opposition party into the government, a move that puts a more moderate face on his hawkish coalition.


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