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      Archive: 12/16/2012

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        12/16/2012, Tevet 3, 5773

      Special Knesset Session to Deal with Channel 10

      Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reached agreement with Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin, Sunday evening, that the parliament will hold a special recess session to deal with a proposal that would provide for the continued operation of Channel 10 television. The Knesset will also deal with a six-month extension to local news broadcasts and an extension in the term of Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, who found himself on the outside, following the recent selection of the Yisrael Beyteinu candidates who will appear on the Likud-Beyteinu Knesset ballot in January.

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