Netanyahu wins Israeli election

Associated Press
Supporters of Naftali Bennett, head of Israel's Jewish Home party celebrate after the exit polls were announced at the party's headquarters in the city of Ramat Gan, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party emerged as the largest faction in a hotly contested parliamentary election on Tuesday, positioning the hard-liner to serve a new term as prime minister, according to exit polls. But a lackluster performance by Likud, along with surprising gains by a centrist newcomer, raised the strong possibility that he will be forced to form a broad coalition. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in Israel's parliamentary election on Jan. 22, defeating center-left challengers and vowing to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

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