Benjamin Netanyahu and Shaul Mofaz
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu 'will dominate policy'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has struck a deal with the opposition Kadima party, avoiding an early general election planned for September.

The new coalition will have a majority of 94 - one of the biggest in Israeli history.

The BBC's Jon Donnison in Jerusalem said that Mr Netanyahu was in a very strong position and would "dominate the way that Israeli politics is going".

  • 08 May 2012
Go to next video: Israel and Gaza militants agree truce