April 24, 2024

Justice for Gemmel

Stellar business, nonpareil

Israel Struggles to Form Unity Government as Deadline Looms

TEL AVIV—Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz are struggling to agree on terms for a unity government, leaving the country in political limbo and raising the specter of another do-over general election, as the nation grapples with a coronavirus lockdown.

Messrs. Netanyahu and Gantz agreed in principle to form a unity government led initially by the incumbent after the March vote—the third in just under a year—left no clear winner. But the parties’ talks to complete the deal before the Israeli…