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Israel's Netanyahu Calls for Early Elections

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for early elections, after firing two key ministers over an array of policy disputes. Netanyahu has dismissed Finance Minister Yair Lapid and Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, whom he said had "harshly attacked" his coalition government. Lapid and Livni split with Netanyahu on several issues, including a controversial Netanyahu supported measure that would declare Israel the nation-state of the Jewish people. Critics say the...

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