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Israel Faces Repeat 2019 Election After Parliament Dissolves

JERUSALEM — Israel embarked Thursday on an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and instead dissolved parliament. In what seemed an improbable scenario jus...
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Wonder Woman to the Rescue: Gal Gadot Takes on Netanyahu

JERUSALEM — Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot has come to the rescue of a fellow Israeli celebrity in a spat with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Gadot, who typically shies away from politics, is rallying behind Rotem Sela, one of Israel's top models and TV ho...
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Top Rivals Join Forces in Challenge to Israel’s Netanyahu

JERUSALEM — The two main challengers to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined forces Thursday in a united front ahead of April elections, a dramatic move that upended the campaign and suddenly created the most serious threat to the Israeli leader's decade-l...