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Thousands of Israelis rally in Tel Aviv, urge dissolution of parliament, early elections

January 7, 2024 at 12:35 pm

People gather to stage an anti-government protest demanding the resignation of Netenyahu in Tel Aviv, Israel on January 06, 2024. [Mostafa Alkharouf – Anadolu Agency]

Thousands of Israelis demonstrated on Saturday in the capital Tel Aviv, demanding the dissolution of parliament and the holding of early elections, local media reported, Anadolu Agency reports.

According to daily Haaretz, “thousands of Israelis demonstrated this evening (Saturday) in Habima Square in Tel Aviv, calling for the dissolution of the Knesset and the holding of early elections.”

The newspaper also said another demonstration was organized in the northern port city of Haifa, in which hundreds of Israelis participated against the government of Benjamin Netanyahu.

Opinion polls conducted by Israeli media in the past few days suggested that if early elections were held now, Netanyahu would be unable to form a government, while the member of war-time Cabinet Benny Gantz is considered the most likely to succeed.

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