Netanyahu, Bayit Yehudi strike coalition deal two hours before deadline

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 6, 2015 22:20

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud faction on Wednesday reached an agreement with the religious Zionist Bayit Yehudi on the formation of a rightist coalition, Israel Radio reported.

The agreement, which was struck just two hours before the final deadline for Netanyahu to cobble together a ruling government, paves the way for a narrow, 61-seat coalition.


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