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Mosaic News - 02/20/13: World News From The Middle East [IBA News]

Mosaic News - 02/20/13: World News From The Middle East [IBA News]

Tzipi Livni's centrist Hatnuah Party is the first to join the Benjamin Netanyahu coalition government following Israel's election on January 22. The center-right Shas Party and Yisrael Beiteinu are still in talks, as well as the right-wing Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid lead parties, who are said to be upset by the inclusion of Livni. If Lapid and Bennett refuse to join the coalition, Netanyahu could be forced to move further to the center and include the Labor Party. IBA reports on the ongoing negotiations, with Mitchell Barak adding commentary.

Mosaic News - 02/20/13: World News From The Middle East [IBA News]

Tzipi Livni's centrist Hatnuah Party is the first to join the Benjamin Netanyahu coalition government following Israel's election on January 22. The center-right Shas Party and Yisrael Beiteinu are still in talks, as well as the right-wing Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid lead parties, who are said to be upset by the inclusion of Livni. If Lapid and Bennett refuse to join the coalition, Netanyahu could be forced to move further to the center and include the Labor Party. IBA reports on the ongoing negotiations, with Mitchell Barak adding commentary.

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Mosaic: World News From The Middle East

Mosaic is a Peabody Award-winning daily compilation of television news reports from the Middle East, including Egypt, Lebanon, Israel, Syria, the Palestinian Authority, Iraq and Iran.
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