As Israel awaits official results, 69-year-old Benjamin Netanyahu appears headed toward a historic fifth term.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on a clearer path to victory in Israel's general election after updated exit polls showed him gaining ground on his main rival, despite corruption allegations against him.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival ex-military chief Benny Gantz are spending final hours before Tuesday's election exhorting voters.
Palestinians are hardly a footnote in the Israeli election and those who get to vote are forced to make a choice between soft apartheid and a hard one.
Last authorised opinion polls suggest PM Benjamin Netanyahu heading for next term in office. Meanwhile, the country's Arab minority is being urged to boycott election over Israel's controversial "nation-state" law.
Israelis head to the polls on April 9 to choose parliament and a new prime minister from two candidates facing allegations of corruption: Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has an election around the corner and will be looking to prove to his opponents that he can 'handle' Hamas and the situation in Gaza.
Less than one in four Palestinians have the right to vote in Israeli elections, but the election will inevitably affect every single Palestinian.
The latest measures against Palestinians at Al Aqsa Mosque are designed to send a message and could lead to greater suppression of the Palestinian population.
Does Benny Gantz represent a change in the Israeli establishment, or will he bring more of the same?
But Benny Gantz was chief of the Israeli army during the 2014 raid on Gaza that killed more than 2000 Palestinians.
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