Israel coalition agrees to dissolve, hold new elections

FILE - Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, right, and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid attend a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, June 19, 2022. Bennett's office announced Monday, June 20, 2022, that his weakened coalition will be disbanded and the country will head to new elections. Bennett and his main coalition partner, Yair Lapid, decided to present a vote to dissolve parliament in the coming days, Bennett's office said. Lapid is then to serve as caretaker prime minister. The election, expected in the fall, would be Israel's fifth in three years. (Abir Sultan/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Israel coalition agrees to dissolve, hold new elections