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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a memorial ceremony for former Prime Minister Golda Meir at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem on November 18, 2018.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to make an announcement Sunday evening to clarify his plans for the foreign and defense ministries in the coming days.

Netanyahu is expected to relinquish the foreign affairs portfolio and appoint a new foreign affairs minister, while retaining the defense portfolio for himself.


He also traveled Sunday afternoon to Tel Aviv for a first meeting as defense minister at the Kirya military headquarters with IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot.


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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.