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    Labor joins Israeli coalition government - 25 March 09

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Israel's Labor party has voted in favour of joining the right-wing coalition led by Benyamin Netanyahu.

    Fifty-eight per cent of Labors central committee members voted for the deal after Ehud Barak, the party leader, made an emotional plea. He said it was a patriotic duty to back the coalition deal.

    But as Zeina Awad reports from Jerusalem, not everyone in the Labor movement was convinced.