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Netanyahu and Gantz face off in repeat Israeli elections

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Long-serving PM Netanyahu and former military chief Gantz running neck-and-neck in repeat election
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Round 2: The main parties, blocs in Israel's repeat election

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Israelis vote for the second time this year with key players the same but some new alliances, leaders
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Dutch court to hear case against Israel's Gantz

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THE HAGUE - A Dutch court will consider on Tuesday a request to hear a civil suit seeking damages from former Israeli armed forces chief Benny Gantz, who is standing against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a parliamentary election.
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Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term in do-over election

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JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics.
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Voting begins in Israel election seen as referendum on Netanyahu

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Analysts say Benjamin Netanyahu unlikely to be able to secure majority, raising prospect of unity government.
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Israelis vote in repeat election centered on PM Netanyahu

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Israelis are voting in an unprecedented repeat Israeli election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power.
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Israel votes in repeat election focused on Netanyahu

Israel votes in repeat election focused on Netanyahu

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JERUSALEM - Israelis were voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power. Against the prospect of a likely indictment on corruption charges, Netanyahu is seeking a fifth term in office. He faces a stiff challenge from retired military chief Benny Gantz, whose centrist Blue and White party is running even with Netanyahu's Likud. Both parties could struggle to form a majority coalition with smaller allies, though, forcing them into a potential unity government. It's the second election this year, after...
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Israel goes to polls in ‘referendum' on Netanyahu & settlement annexations

Israel goes to polls in ‘referendum' on Netanyahu & settlement annexations

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Israelis are hitting the polls for the second time this year. The already unprecedented general election is also the culmination of an existential drama for PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Having already secured Washington's backing for the Israeli claims to the Golan Heights and Jerusalem, Netanyahu had to up the stakes, vowing on the eve of the vote to annex Hebron as well as the Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley, if elected.
This may be a step farther than his main challenger, Benjamin “ Benny ” Gantz of the Kahol Lavan bloc is ready to take...
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Israelis have begun voting in historic repeat election seen as referendum on longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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