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Subdued Iran vote will still impact wider Mideast
Iranian presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi
Analysis: West already weary of Khamenei's protégé and Iran's probable next president, judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi, due to his hardline policies, participation in execution of thousands, and vocal support for terrorist groups such as Hezbollah

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 12:55:37 +0300

'Coalition for change' must be more than just a name
ראש הממשלה נפתלי בנט עם יאיר לפיד ונשיא המדינה ראובן ריבלין
Opinion: While Bennett’s government managed to push Netanyahu out of power after 12 years, to really earn this moniker it must deal with Israel's long-standing issues, such as the lax oversight of the judicial system, chronic weaknesses within the police force, and the rigidity of the Finance Ministry

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:32:47 +0300

Like Trump, Netanyahu is ungracious in defeat
השבעת הממשלה
Analysis: As former prime minister declines to hold formal handover ceremony with his replacement, Likud ally Bitan says he feels 'cheated' by formation of new Lapid-Bennett government and 'doesn’t want to give even the slightest legitimacy to this matter'

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:55:46 +0300

Israel's new government must display generosity of victors
השבעת הממשלה
Opinion: The newly inaugurated coalition has to construct a unified public space that does not divide Israelis into separate tribes, but aspires to create new unity of purpose, in particular with those who now find themselves in opposition

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 23:49:43 +0300

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