Israel's Netanyahu re-elected as party leader

January 1, 2015 3:12 PM

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The Israeli prime minister has triumphed in his party primary by a landslide. Netanyahu is seeking a third straight term in office in legislative elections in March.

Benjamin Netanyahu won another term as leader of the ruling right-wing Likud party on Thursday, easily defeating his single hard-right challenger, Danny Danon. Netanyahu's re-election comes ahead of snap polls set for March.

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