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Netanyahu takes PM seat as Israel's new far-right government sworn in

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has presented to his new cabinet amid yelling on the Knesset floor and protests outside.
AMIR COHEN/AFP via Getty Images

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented his new government to the Israeli Knesset on Thursday and the swearing-in ceremony was set to take place in afternoon.

The last government, first under Naftali Bennett and then by Yair Lapid, lasted only 18 months. During this period, and while standing trial for bribery and fraud, Netanyahu served as opposition head. 

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