Israel elections 2019 - updates

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Israel heads to new election after Netanyahu stumbles

May 30, 2019 - 11:59 PM

Israel will now head to the polls again on September 17, just over 5 months after an April election that saw Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing and religious allies win a majority

NETANYAHU. In this file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opens the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on February 10, 2019. File photo by Gali Tibbon/Pool/AFP

Netanyahu looks to form right-wing government after victory

Apr 11, 2019 - 1:10 PM

(3rd UPDATE) His main rival Benny Gantz concedes defeat on Wednesday night, April 10, and final official results are expected to be announced by Friday, April 12

VICTORY. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu greets supporters at his Likud Party headquarters in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on election night early on April 10, 2019. Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP

Netanyahu on path for victory in Israeli election

Apr 10, 2019 - 1:13 PM

(UPDATED) The results from the vote come despite corruption allegations against the 69-year-old premier and put him on track to become Israel's longest-serving prime minister later this year

NETANYAHU. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) greets supporters at his Likud Party headquarters in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on election night early on April 10, 2019. Photo by Jack Guez/AFP

Israel votes with Netanyahu's future at stake

Apr 09, 2019 - 1:19 PM

(UPDATED) The vote is expected to be close and will likely lead to frantic negotiations to form a coalition once results are in

NETANYAHU AND GANTZ. A labourer works in front of electoral campaign posters bearing the portraits of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L), leader of the Likud party, and retired Israeli general Benny Gantz (R), one of the leaders of the Blue and White (Kahol Lavan) political alliance, in Tel Aviv, on April 3, 2019. Photo by Jack Guez/AFP