Israel to swear in Netanyahu-Gantz unity government

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Ceremony will end political deadlock that has dragged on for more than 500 days

Israel’s new unity government is due to be sworn in on Thursday evening, following a deal made by rivals Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz to end a political deadlock that has dragged on for more than 500 days.

Under the power-sharing agreement, Netanyahu, currently interim leader, will remain in the role for 18 months before handing over to Gantz, a former army chief, for the remainder of a three-year term.

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