Israeli PM Netanyahu wins record fifth term in office: Report
Israel : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won the national elections for the fifth time, TV Channel 12 reported on Wednesday.
With 96 percent of the votes counted, Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud won 37 of Knesset seats, against 36 for centrist Blue and White, headed by Netanyahu’s rival, former general Benny Gantz.
Neither of the party managed to bag a clear majority in the 120-member Knesset. The results were published 8 hours after the voting completed on Tuesday. Netanyahu is in a strong position to form the coalition government.