A no-confidence motion against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s government ended in a 55-55 tie. The no-confidence motion was put forth by Shas and United Torah Judaism, both parties Sharon reportedly is considering inviting into his shaky coalition. Sharon is in talks with a variety of parties.
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