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Netanyahu wins surprise victory in Israel election

Netanyahu wins surprise victory in Israel election

Mar 18, – With nearly all of the votes counted, his rightwing Likud party was seen taking 30 of the Knesset’s 120 seats, with the centre-left Zionist Union a distant second on 24. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu beat the odds on Wednesday to win a resounding election victory that will likely deepen tensions with […]

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Netanyahu says no Palestinian state as long as he’s prime minister

Netanyahu says no Palestinian state as long as he’s prime minister

Mar 16, – Trailing his centre-left opponent Isaac Herzog in opinion polls, the three-term leader has sought to shift the focus away from socioeconomic issues and on to security challenges, saying he alone can defend Israel. West Bank (Reuters) – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a final bid to shore up right-wing support ahead […]

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