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Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu puts Jewish nationality bill on hold
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu puts Jewish nationality bill on hold

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday staved off a potential splintering of his governing coalition, at least for now, with an agreement to delay bringing a contentious nationality bill before the Knesset, or parliament. But the government, beset by constant quarrels, remains on shaky ground, and the Israeli leader is seen as likely to continue backing an array of hard-line measures in response to some of the worst violence to hit Israel in years, a string of attacks by Palestinian assailants that have left 11 people dead in little more than a month. A vote on the nationality measure, which had been approved Sunday by the Cabinet, could have led to a parliamentary...

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