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  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Israel's Netanyahu emerges from vote with slight edge, but struggle to build coalition awaits Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to have fended off a strong challenge from the country's opposition leader in parliamentary elections...
  • Virtual tie with Herzog favors Netanyahu as bargaining begins over possible coalitions

    JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party emerged from Tuesday's Israeli election in a virtual tie with the Zionist Union alliance headed by Isaac Herzog, according to exit polls, with each leader claiming he could form the next...
  • Netanyahu's Iran speech gains tacit support in Saudi Arabia

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fiery speech this week before the U.S. Congress, in which he argued against an emerging nuclear deal with Iran, has received tacit support from an unlikely quarter -- Saudi Arabia. The oil-rich Sunni kingdom...
  • Netanyahu promises no Palestinian state if he is re-elected

    In a frenzied last day of campaigning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday ruled out the establishment of a Palestinian state and vowed to keep building east Jerusalem settlements as he appealed to hard-line voters on the eve of Israel's closely...
  • Israel Premier Benjamin Netanyahu may be on his way out

    In 1996, a canny and polished politician named Benjamin Netanyahu stormed onto the electoral scene and became Israel's youngest prime minister. An articulate and commanding presence, fluent in English, twice wounded in combat, he became a political...
  • Key players in March 17 Israeli parliamentary election

    Here's a look at the key parties competing in Israel's parliamentary election Tuesday: — Likud: Led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Likud holds tough positions toward Palestinian independence and largely opposes ceding territory for a...
  • Key issues in Israel's parliamentary election

    Key campaign issues in Israel's March 17 parliamentary election: — Israel-U.S. relations: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has long had cool ties with President Barack Obama but they reached a nadir with his speech to Congress this month, which...
  • Netanyahu hardens his stand on Palestinians in appeal for conservative votes

    JERUSALEM In a feverish last-minute push to shore up support among right-wing voters, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that if elected he would not allow the creation of a Palestinian state, rejecting publicly the foundation for years...
  • Netanyahu legacy on the line in Israeli vote

    As Israelis prepare to vote in parliament elections on Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself at a fateful crossroads: Make history or become history. If Netanyahu can lead his Likud Party to victory and secure a fourth term in office,...
  • Netanyahu warns supporters he may lose in Tuesday's election

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned supporters at a rally here on Sunday that he and his Likud party may not win Tuesday's election, a potentially dramatic fall for a consummate political survivor whose nine years in office transformed him into the...
  • Thousands of right-wing Israelis rally before election

    Thousands of people rallied in Tel Aviv on Sunday in support of Israel's hard-line, right-wing parties as Israel's prime minister entered a last-minute push to close a gap with his main challenger just days before the elections. Latest polls have shown...