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24 Mar 2021

Islamist and former settler leaders could be kingmakers in Israel after elections

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Israelis had hoped that their fourth election in two years would produce a clear winner.

But once again Benjamin Netanyahu, though head of the biggest party, will struggle to form a governing coalition.

From Islamist leaders to far-right settlers, the prime minister is expected to court Israel’s entire political spectrum in his bid to stay in power.