Yitzhak Herzog - updates

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Netanyahu wins surprise victory in Israel election

Mar 18, 2015 - 7:53 AM

UPDATED His rightwing Likud party is seen taking 30 of the Knesset s 120 seats with the center left Zionist Union a distant second with 24

FOURTH TERMER. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to supporters as he delivers his speech in Tel Aviv, Israel, early 17 March 2015. Abir Sultan/EPA

Israelis vote in tight race

Mar 17, 2015 - 3:53 PM

The outcome of the race is likely to help determine the prospects for new Middle East peace talks and Israel s troubled relations with its US ally

An Israeli woman casts her vote for the Israeli general elections at a polling station in Haifa, Israel, 17 March 2015. Atef Safadi/EPA

Netanyahu says no Palestinian state if reelected

Mar 17, 2015 - 9:53 AM

Israel s second snap general election in 3 years opens Tuesday in a ballot experts agree is likely to be a referendum on the Netanyahu years

HERZOG OR NETANYAHU? Rotating billboard that shows the faces of the two candidates for Israel's prime minister, incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog, in Tel Aviv, Israel, 12 March 2015. Abir Sultan/EPA

As Israel vote looms, center-left pulls ahead of PM's Likud

Mar 12, 2015 - 9:01 AM

Experts say the vote will largely be a referendum on the 6 year tenure of Netanyahu who has made security the centerpiece of his campaign

CHALLENGING NETANYAHU. Isaac Herzog (L) and his co-leader in the left-of-center Zionist Union party Tzipi Livni answer questions in a press conference in their party headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel, 08 March 2014. Jim Hollander/EPA

Netanyahu poll challenger urges end to Israel isolation

Mar 09, 2015 - 8:47 AM

The center left Zionist Union unveils its platform with an emphasis on ending Israel s diplomatic isolation

CHALLENGING NETANYAHU. Isaac Herzog (L) and his co-leader in the left-of-center Zionist Union party Tzipi Livni answer questions in a press conference in their party headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel, 08 March 2014. Jim Hollander/EPA