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Joe Biden plans visit to Israel after call with Naftali Bennett – ‘Unwavering support!’ | World | News

Joe Biden, 79, had a conversation with his Israeli counterpart Naftali Bennett, 49, on Sunday. During their call, Biden and Bennett discussed last week’s counter-terrorism raid in Syria which led to the death of ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quarashi, 45. A statement from the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office confirmed: “Prime Minister Bennett congratulated President […]

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Naftali Bennett becomes Israel PM, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year rule

JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament on Sunday narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sending the polarizing leader into the opposition. Naftali Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu turned rival, became prime minister after the 60-59 vote. Promising to try to heal a divided nation, Bennett […]