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Breaking: Knesset Dissolved, Sending Israel to Third Elections in a Year

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019 22:39 GMT

Israel's politicians failed to form a governing coalition on Wednesday Dec 11th, prompting a third round of elections in 12 months.

MPs had been given until midnight to find a candidate capable of gaining a majority in the parliament, or Knesset, following deadlocked September polls, but the talks broke down. 

Fresh elections will now be held in early March, with the date still being discussed by the Knesset.

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