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Israeli interior minister resigns

Minister will take 'time-out' from political life but commits to remaining a member of his Likud Party

Lobna Monieb , Wednesday 17 Sep 2014
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Israeli Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar announced Wednesday evening that he would be taking a "time-out" from political life, reported the Israeli portal Haaretz.

Likud Party's second man, following Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said that he would resign from both cabinet and the Knesset after the Jewish holidays.

Sa'ar mentioned that he wanted to resign nine months ago. Confirming that although he is leaving both the cabinet and the Knesset, he will remain a member of the Likud Party; "I am leaving my job, but I am not leaving you," he said "I am a member of Likud and will remain in the Likud." 

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