Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Secures Decisive Election Victory

March 18, 2015 3:48 PM

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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Secures Decisive Election Victory

TEL AVIV—Benjamin Netanyahu has won a fourth term as Israel’s prime minister, with his right-wing Likud party seizing a decisive five-seat advantage in parliament over the main opposition party.

With 99% of the ballots counted, Likud is slated to control 29 of parliament’s 120 seats to 24 for Isaac Herzog’s Zionist Union, Israel Radio reported early Wednesday.

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