Israel's eight-party government was hanging by a thread, and now a MP from the left-liberal Meretz party has reportedly withdrawn her exit from the coalition.

The Israeli media reported on Sunday that she made the decision after discussions with Foreign Minister Jair Lapid and representatives of the Arab sector.

This means that Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's government has regained 60 of the 120 seats in parliament.

This makes it harder for the opposition, led by former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to overthrow the government.

MP Ghaida Rinawi Suabi announced her departure from the coalition on Thursday.

She justified her step, among other things, with the actions of the Israeli police in the most recent confrontations on the Temple Mount (Al-Haram Al-Sharif) in Jerusalem.

She was also shocked by police violence at the funeral of a reporter who was killed in Jerusalem on Friday, she wrote in her resignation letter.

Bennett's eight-party coalition lost its razor-thin majority in the Knesset last month after a member of the ruling Jamina party resigned.

The coalition survived two votes of no confidence.

Bennett's government was sworn in in mid-June last year.

The long-term political crisis in Israel, with four elections within two years, came to an end for the time being.

The coalition is supported by a total of eight parties from the right to the left spectrum - including for the first time an Arab party.

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