03/30/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Netanyahu Fails To Convince Livni To Form Unity Coalition

Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu failed to persuade his centrist rival, Kadima party leader Tzipi Livni, to join him in a broad coalition Friday, increasing the likelihood that the next government will be a narrow alliance of right-wing and hard-line religious parties opposed to substantial concessions for peace.

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