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Netanyahu Looks to Form Right-Wing Govt. after Vote Win

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to form a right-wing governing coalition on Thursday after securing victory in a high-stakes Israeli election despite a strong challenge from a centrist alliance.

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Netanyahu on Path to Form His Fifth Government

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on track for victory in Israel's election on Wednesday after nearly complete results put him in position to form a right-wing coalition and further extend his long tenure in office.

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Netanyahu Vows to Annex West Bank Settlements after Vote

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged to annex settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins the upcoming general election.

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Turkey's Erdogan Brands Netanyahu 'Tyrant' Who 'Massacred' Children

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday accused Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of being a "tyrant" who "massacred" Palestinian babies, in the latest exchange between the two leaders.

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Netanyahu Campaign Draws Accusations of Incitement

When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has run into political trouble in the past, he has lashed out at the media, the political opposition and Israel's Arab minority with incendiary and divisive language to galvanize his nationalist base.

Ahead of April 9 elections, Netanyahu has zoned in on prominent Arab lawmaker Ahmad Tibi.

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Under Threat of Indictment, Netanyahu Enters Campaign's Final Weeks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads into the crucial final weeks of his re-election campaign for April 9 polls fighting for his political life while under threat of indictment for corruption.

With a month to go, the longtime prime minister has found himself locked in a close battle with a centrist political alliance headed by former military chief of staff Benny Gantz and ex-finance minister Yair Lapid.

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Main Challengers to Netanyahu Announce Alliance for Israeli Polls

The two main challengers to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April polls announced an electoral alliance on Thursday in a bid to defeat him.

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Israel, Chad Renew Diplomatic Relations

Israel and Chad have renewed diplomatic ties decades after they were ruptured, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday during a visit to the African state.

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Netanyahu Says Oman to Open Its Airspace to Israeli Carrier

Israel's prime minister on Monday announced that Oman will open its airspace to Israel's national airline.

The move appears to have no immediate practical effect because carrier El Al is still barred from flying over Oman's northern neighbor, Saudi Arabia. But it marks another sign of warming ties between Israel and Gulf Arab states, as Israel's behind-the-scenes dealings with its former foes become more public.

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Netanyahu Says Unaware of Corruption Linked to Submarine Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he was unaware of any corruption linked to a deal to buy German submarines, after police recommended charging his lawyer in the investigation.

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