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Israeli far-right's demand for defense post hinders Netanyahu's coalition bid

Israeli far-right's demand for defense post hinders Netanyahu's coalition bid

Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu during the swearing-in ceremony for the new Israeli parliament the 25th Knesset in Jerusalem on Nov. 15, 2022. (Credit: Abir Sultan/Reuters)

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to swiftly form a government faltered on Sunday as a prospective far-right coalition partner demanded the cabinet role of defense minister.A clear right-wing victory in the...
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to swiftly form a government faltered on Sunday as a prospective far-right coalition partner demanded the cabinet role of defense minister.A clear right-wing victory in the...