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Netanyahu Wins Majority of Knesset Seats in Third Round of ‘Israeli’ Elections

Netanyahu Wins Majority of Knesset Seats in Third Round of ‘Israeli’ Elections
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By Staff, Agencies

Zionist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in the occupation entity’s general election after exit polls put his Likud party ahead of its main rival Benny Gantz with a narrow lead.

Media projections gave Netanyahu’s right-wing party 36 or 37 seats while Gantz’s Blue and White achieved 33 seats.

Based on the exit polls, Likud and like-minded parties combined could win 60 of Knesset’s 120-seats, only one short of a majority.

The Monday election was the Zionist entity’s third round in less than a year. Netanyahu, who has been indicted in a corruption scandal, had failed to secure a governing majority in the elections held in April and September, last year.

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