URGENT ¥¥¥ Israel govt deal likely to be inked Thursday eve: Lapid

The political parties who are to form Israel's next government are likely to sign a coalition agreement on Thursday evening, the head of the new centrist Yesh Atid party said.

"It's apparently the end. Or actually the start," Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid wrote on his Facebook page, saying the signing of the deal was "likely to be tonight."