#Government

Gantz Predicts 40 Seats, Poll Gives Him 36

By: Yisrael PriceHamodia, Feb. 18, 2020

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz has predicted that his party will trounce Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu‏‏’s Likud with 40 Knesset seats in the March 2 voting, though the latest polls did not bear …

Lebanon gets a new Hezbollah-backed government amid mounting unrest

By: Liz Sly and Suzan Haidamous  The Washington post, Jan. 22, 2020

BEIRUT — Lebanon formed a government Tuesday that is controlled exclusively for the first time by Hezbollah and its allies, affirming the Iranian-backed movement’s increasingly powerful role in the …