News Wire | Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022

Netanyahu Set to Seal Victory, Returning Him to Power Within Weeks

By Patrick Kingsley | The New York Times (free)

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s opposition leader, was set Thursday to seal victory in Israel’s general election, putting him on track to return as prime minister at the helm of one of the most right-wing governments in Israeli history.

Ethiopia and Tigray Forces Agree to Truce in Calamitous Civil War

By Declan Walsh, Abdi Latif Dahir & Lynsey Chutel | The New York Times

After two years of brutal civil war, the Ethiopian government and the leadership of the northern Tigray region agreed to stop fighting on Wednesday as part of a deal that offered a path out of a conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands and displaced millions in Africa’s second-most-populous country.

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