Israeli parliament takes step toward new national elections – The Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel took a major step toward plunging into its fourth national election in under two years on Wednesday as lawmakers — supported by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main coalition partner — passed a preliminary proposal to dissolve parliament. The 61-54 vote came just seven months after the coalition took office following three…

Netanyahu’s Rivals Raise Specter of Fourth Israeli Election – The Wall Street Journal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu might face another election after his opponents voted to dissolve parliament. Photo: Alex Kolomoisky/Press Pool TEL AVIV—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition partners withdrew their support for the government, raising the possibility that it could collapse and send the country to a fourth election in less than two years. A…