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Netanyahu Rivals to Cooperate on Forming New Government

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief rival said Monday that he has agreed with a smaller party to work together to form a new government following national elections last week. “We discussed questions of fundamental principle and determined...
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Rivals Jockey Over Forming Next Israeli Government

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited his political rival Benny Gantz to join a unity government with him and his religious allies on Thursday, an offer that was greeted coolly amid continued de...
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Exit Polls Signal Setback for Israel’s Netanyahu in Election

JERUSALEM — In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the longtime Israeli leader on Tuesday fell short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies in national elections, initial exit polls showed, putting his political f...