18 September 2019


Israel's Lieberman calls for unity government (15)
Israel's former defense chief Avigdor Lieberman, a possible kingmaker in the parliamentary election held on Tuesday, called for a national unity government after exit polls showed no clear winner at the ballot, reports Trend referring to Reuters. "We have only one option - a national, liberal, broad government comprising Israel Beitenu, Likud and Blue and White," Lieberman told a campaign rally in Jerusalem.
Israel polls: Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls (10)
Initial results posted by Israel's three major television stations showed challenger Benny Gantz's centrist Blue and White party tied or with a slight lead over Netanyahu's Likud. Associated Press Jerusalem September 18, 2019 UPDATED: September 18, 2019 08:08 IST Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares to vote at a voting station in Jerusalem on September 17.
Israel exit polls show Netanyahu, Gantz in tight race (5)
A combo shows Israeli PM Netanyahu (L) and retired Israeli general Benny Gantz. (File photo: AFP) AFP, Jerusalem Tuesday, 17 September 2019 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were neck-and-neck in the country's general election after polls closed on Tuesday, exit surveys showed. Three separate exit polls carried by Israeli television stations showed
Netanyahu's main election rival, Gantz, says it appears prime minister lost (10)
This content was published on September 18, 2019 1:03 AM Sep 18, 2019 - 01:03 Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz and party co-leaders Yair Lapid, Moshe Yaalon and Gaby Ashkenazi react at the party's headquarters following the announcement of exit polls during Israel's parliamentary election in Tel Aviv, Israel September 18, 2019.
Israel's Knesset elections kick off Tues (4)
RAMALLAH, Sept 17 (KUNA) - Israelis started casting their votes on Tuesday to choose 120 Knesset members (parliament), in the second elections since last April. There are about six million and 300,000 eligible to vote in the elections, said Israel radio. The elections will see competition between 29 lists and parties, including the "Joint List", consisting of the main Arab-dominated political parties
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