Israel’s parliament, or Knesset, voted in favour of a bill that would allow the country’s prime minister to declare war in ‘extreme situations’, the Haaretz daily reported.
The prime minister will only need the defense minister’s approval, it said.
The report did not say how many lawmakers voted in favor of the bill.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the request earlier in the day. The joint committee of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee and the Constitution...