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Netanyahu, main rival Gantz, claim victory in Israeli election

Exit polls on two of Israel’s three main TV channels showed Gantz’s centrist Blue and White Party won slightly more seats than Likud in the 120-member parliament, while a third survey forecast a tie. If he wins, Netanyahu, 69, will be on track to be the longest-serving prime minister in Israel’s 71-year history. Gantz, 59, a former military chief, is a political novice.

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JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main rival conceded defeat Wednesday, promising to wage a robust battle from the opposition after the ruling Likud party and its nationalist Neither side secured an outright majority, but it appears Netanyahu can secure a fifth term in office with the support of smaller right-wing parties. Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Tel Aviv. Israel's reed too close to call Wednesday morng, with television stations carryg unofficial results showg Prime Mister Benjam Netanyahu tied with his , former Tags: israel, benjamin, netanyahu, tied,

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