Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, Sunday, March 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, pool)
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A dispute within Israel's governing coalition over military conscription of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men stirred speculation Sunday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to see a snap election to help him survive corruption investigations.After coalition talks Sunday, Netanyahu's office said Cabinet ministers were waiting for ultra-Orthodox parties, which control 13 of the government's 66 seats in the 120-member Parliament, to present a revised formula for the legislation.In the past the parties have compromised over the issue, but at least one coalition partner suggested Netanyahu was not invested in preventing the government's collapse.Police have already recommended Netanyahu be charged in two corruption cases.
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