Israel goes to polls, set to re-elect Netanyahu




 
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Israel goes to polls, set to re-elect Netanyahu
 
January 22nd, 2013  
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Israel goes to polls, set to re-elect Netanyahu
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israelis voted on Tuesday in an election that is expected to see Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu win a third term in office, pushing the Jewish state further to the right, away from peace with the Palestinians and towards a showdown with Iran. However, Netanyahu's own Likud party, running alongside the ultra-nationalist Yisrael Beitenu group, looks set to have fewer seats than in the previous parliament, with opinion polls showing a surge in support for the far-right Jewish Home party. ...




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