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Israel's Netanyahu, Gantz agree to form unity government

Apr 21, 2020 - 7:00 AM

The three-year agreement allows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to stay in office for 18 months. Parliament speaker Benny Gantz will then take over as premier for the remaining 18 months.

UNITY. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his former rival, parliament speaker Benny Gantz, agree to form an emergency unity government on April 20, 2020, ending the worst political crisis in the country's history. File photo by Jack Guez/AFP

International quartet backs Libya's unity government

Mar 19, 2017 - 1:02 AM

The Cairo meeting by representatives of the United Nations European Union Arab League and African Union comes a day after gunmen opened fire at demonstrators protesting against militias in Libya s capital

South Sudan forms unity government

Apr 29, 2016 - 3:30 PM

UPDATED Under an August 2015 peace deal the 30 posts of ministers are split between South Sudan President Salva Kiir former rebel chief turned first vice president Riek Machar opposition and other parties

UNITY GOVERNMENT A handout photograph released on April 27, 2016 by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) showing South Sudan first Vice-President-Designate Riek Machar disembarking from a plane at Juba International Airport, Juba, South Sudan, April 26, 2016. Handout photo by Isaac Billy/UNMISS/EPA

French, German FMs in Libya to back unity government

Apr 16, 2016 - 9:09 PM

The visit comes two days before a crucial vote by the country s recognized parliament on whether to endorse the Government of National Accord

100 Libya MPs back unity government, demand new vote

Feb 25, 2016 - 12:47 AM

Oil rich Libya has had two rival administrations since mid 2014 when the recognized government is forced from Tripoli after a militia alliance overran the capital The United Nations has been pushing both sides to back a unity government

Libya parliament rejects UN-backed unity government

Jan 25, 2016 - 11:05 PM

We voted against endorsing the government and ask to be presented with another government parliamentarian Ali al Gaydi says

Ghani named next Afghan president, signs power-sharing deal

Sep 22, 2014 - 12:13 AM

Abdullah will serve as chief executive officer with a role similar to a prime minister

POWER SHARING. Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani (L) and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah take part in a debate at 1 TV in Kabul, Afghanistan on February 8, 2014. Photo by EPA/S. Sabawoon

New Palestinian unity government sworn in

Jun 02, 2014 - 8:32 PM

This is the first Palestinian unity government to take office in seven years and the first fruits of a landmark reconciliation deal signed in April

SWORN IN. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) during the swearing in ceremony of the government at the Palestinian Authority's headquarters in the West Bank town of Ramallah, June 2, 2014. For the first time in seven years, the Palestinians have one government in charge of both the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Atef Safadi/EPA

Israel strikes Gaza shortly after Palestinian unity deal – Hamas

Apr 23, 2014 - 10:16 PM

Rival Palestinian movements agrees to form a unity government within 5 weeks to end 7 years of divided administration