How has Benny Gantz’s resignation affected the Israeli government? | Politics News | Al Jazeera

Benny Gantz, the Israeli prime minister’s principal rival, has quit the government.

Former general and leader of Israel’s National Unity party Benny Gantz has resigned from the war cabinet, citing the failure of the wider cabinet to agree a plan for Gaza beyond the current war.
In mid-May, Gantz submitted a six-point plan for the administration of Gaza beyond the fighting. At the time, he said that if this was not agreed to, he would quit the cabinet.
Gantz is regarded as a relative centrist and the principal rival to Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu. Here are the


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