Days of Palestine

Thursday, February 9

Israeli Knesset Approves New Far-right Israeli Government Headed by Netanyahu

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The Israeli Knesset approved Thursday, December 29 the new far-right Israeli government headed by Benjamin Netanyahu by a vote of 63 in favor and 54 opposed.

Netanyahu’s coalition government includes the ultra-Orthodox parties, Shas and United Torah Judaism, and religious Zionists with fascist tendencies, which include Religious Zionism, Otzma Yehudit, and Noam.

Earlier, the Knesset elected a member of the right-wing Likud party, Amir Ohana, as its speaker.

About 30 ministers were sworn in before the Knesset plenary, while Netanyahu called for the first government session, which will be held later this evening.