Israelis protest as Benjamin Netanyahu is sworn-in. His is the most right-wing government Israel has ever had, with far-right politicians also represented in a coalition for the first time. Photo: dpa
Israelis protest as Benjamin Netanyahu is sworn-in. His is the most right-wing government Israel has ever had, with far-right politicians also represented in a coalition for the first time. Photo: dpa
Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu returns with hard-right cabinet, deepens bleak outlook for Palestinian state

  • Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government of nationalist and religious parties oppose Palestinian statehood
  • Veteran leader, on trial for corruption charges, pledges to pursue peace while building up Israel’s military capacity

Israelis protest as Benjamin Netanyahu is sworn-in. His is the most right-wing government Israel has ever had, with far-right politicians also represented in a coalition for the first time. Photo: dpa
Israelis protest as Benjamin Netanyahu is sworn-in. His is the most right-wing government Israel has ever had, with far-right politicians also represented in a coalition for the first time. Photo: dpa
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