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URGENT ¥¥¥ Israel reaches 11th-hour deal on coalition govt: media

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(Globalpost/GlobalPost)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has managed to reach an agreement over the shape of his new government after resolving an 11th-hour crisis with a key centrist partner, media reported on Wednesday.

The breakthrough came after Netanyahu agreed that Yesh Atid could take the prestigious education portfolio, Israel's main television and radio stations reported.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/urgent-israel-reaches-11th-hour-deal-coalition-govt-media