Israel Headed for New Elections

Although Likud and Blue and White negotiated to try to form a unity government, they were unable to reach an agreement, propelling the country towards a third round of elections. Although Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz have both stated they wanted to avoid putting the country through a third round of elections, they were unable to overcome critical hurdles. Both Likud and Blue and White submitted legislation to dissolve the current Knesset and schedule elections for March 2, 2020. Reported by The Guardian. Read more…