Netanyahu on path to victory in Israeli election

Netanyahu on path to victory in Israeli electionPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on track for victory in Israel’s election on Wednesday after nearly complete results put him in position to form a right-wing coalition and further extend his long tenure in office. The results from Tuesday’s vote came despite corruption allegations against the 69-year-old premier and kept him on course to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister later this year. Netanyahu’s rightwing Likud party looked set to finish with a similar number of seats in parliament to his main rival, ex-military chief Benny Gantz’s centrist Blue and White alliance.

Explainer: Israeli election results: what happens next?

Explainer: Israeli election results: what happens next?By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Chief challenger Benny Gantz both claimed Success in Israel's election on Tuesday. TV exit surveys produced about who’ll emerge as the chief of the largest party, results, and the surveys have been wrong before. So both sides have all to play . But, there are indications that Netanyahu has a better path for forming a coalition government with other religious, far-right and right-wing parties. …