News Wire | July 24, 2023 Archive

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Spain Faces Uncertain Political Future After Election Deadlock

By Barney Jopson | Financial Times

Spain was facing an uncertain political future on Monday as the right and left failed to secure a clear path to forming a government even though the opposition People’s party won the most seats in parliament.

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In Judicial Overhaul Protests, Israel’s Soldiers Face Off Against Netanyahu

By Shira Rubin and Steve Hendrix | The Washington Post

Israel’s year of chaos neared a crescendo Sunday as thousands of military pilots and soldiers threatened not to report for volunteer duty if the far-right government refuses to back down from a planned vote on limiting the power of the Supreme Court. Tens of thousands of citizens filled the streets, some spending their sixth night outdoors, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed to the hospital for an emergency cardiac procedure.

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